Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge FAA-H-8083-25A


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(4.7 stars; 31 reviews)

"The Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge provides basic knowledge that is essential for pilots. This handbook introduces pilots to the broad spectrum of knowledge that will be needed as they progress in their pilot training. Except for the Code of Federal Regulations pertinent to civil aviation, most of the knowledge areas applicable to pilot certification are presented. This handbook is useful to beginning pilots, as well as those pursuing more advanced pilot certificates." (Summary from the preface)
Study of the handbook should include the PDF from the FAA, which is available at http://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/handbooks_manuals/. (27 hr 29 min)

Chapters

Preface 2:42 Read by Dale Latham
Chapt 1 pt 1 - Introduction To Flying 22:27 Read by Dale Latham
Chapt 1 pt 2 - Role of the FAA 28:51 Read by Dale Latham
Chapt 1 pt 3 - Selecting a Flight School 33:13 Read by Bruce Kachuk
Chapt 2 pt 1 - Aircraft Structure 17:23 Read by Bruce Kachuk
Chapt 2 pt 2 - Types of Aircraft Construction 23:43 Read by Bruce Kachuk
Chapt 3 pt 1 - Principles of Flight 35:02 Read by Jairus Amar
Chapt 3 pt 2 - Airfoil Design 16:29 Read by Jairus Amar
Chapt 4 pt 1 - Aerodynamics of Flight 38:28 Read by Jairus Amar
Chapt 4 pt 2 - Wingtip Vortices 25:47 Read by Jairus Amar
Chapt 4 pt 3 - Aircraft Design Characteristics 34:29 Read by Jairus Amar
Chapt 4 pt 4 - Aerodynamic Forces in Flight Maneuvers 28:31 Read by Jairus Amar
Chapt 4 pt 5 - Basic Propeller Principles 28:31 Read by Jairus Amar
Chapt 4 pt 6 - Load Factors 45:28 Read by Jairus Amar
Chapt 4 pt 7 - Weight and Balance 24:52 Read by Jairus Amar
Chapt 4 pt 8 - High Speed Flight 33:57 Read by Richard Shipp
Chapt 5 pt 1 - Flight Controls 23:46 Read by SammieC
Chapt 5 pt 2 - Secondary Flight Controls 15:01 Read by SammieC
Chapt 6 pt 1 - Aircraft Systems 14:06 Read by Stefan Schweigert
Chapt 6 pt 2 - Adjustable Pitch Propellor 21:43 Read by Stefan Schweigert
Chapt 6 pt 3 - Superchargers and Turbosuperchargers 17:36 Read by Stefan Schweigert
Chapt 6 pt 4 - Engine Cooling Systems 12:44 Read by Stefan Schweigert
Chapt 6 pt 5 - Turbine Engines 17:56 Read by Stefan Schweigert
Chapt 6 pt 6 - Airframe Systems 18:08 Read by Stefan Schweigert
Chapt 6 pt 7 - Hydraulic Systems 15:06 Read by Stefan Schweigert
Chapt 6 pt 8 - Oxygen Systems 17:28 Read by Stefan Schweigert
Chapt 7 pt 1 - Flight Instruments 34:05 Read by katetastrophe
Chapt 7 pt 2 - Vertical Speed Indicator (VSI) 24:06 Read by katetastrophe
Chapt 7 pt 3 - Electronic Flight Display (EFD) 21:20 Read by katetastrophe
Chapt 7 pt 4 - Inclinometer 17:55 Read by katetastrophe
Chapt 7 pt 5 - Compass Systems 19:55 Read by katetastrophe
Chapt 8 pt 1 - Flight Manuals and Other Documents 25:33 Read by alaskart
Chapt 8 pt 2 - Aircraft Inspections 29:30 Read by alaskart
Chapt 9 pt 1 - Weight and Balance 25:17 Read by alaskart
Chapt 9 pt 2 - Principles of Weight and Balance Computations 19:56 Read by alaskart
Chapt 10 pt 1 - Aircraft Performance 16:10 Read by alaskart
Chapt 10 pt 2 - Performance 25:58 Read by alaskart
Chapt 10 pt 3 - Takeoff and Landing Performance 27:58 Read by alaskart
Chapt 10 pt 4 - Performance Speeds 30:27 Read by alaskart
Chapt 10 pt 5 - Transport Category Airplane Performance 22:59 Read by alaskart
Chapt 11 pt 1 - Weather Theory 18:55 Read by April Walters
Chapt 11 pt 2 - Wind and Currents 14:33 Read by April Walters
Chapt 11 pt 3 - Atmospheric Stability 26:04 Read by April Walters
Chapt 11 pt 4 - Air Masses 26:46 Read by April Walters
Chapt 12 pt 1 - Aviation Weather Services 20:50 Read by Norman Elfer
Chapt 12 pt 2 - Weather Briefings 37:54 Read by Norman Elfer
Chapt 12 pt 3 - Aviation Forecasts 29:55 Read by alaskart
Chapt 12 pt 4 - Weather Charts 24:57 Read by alaskart
Chapt 13 pt 1 - Airport Operations 14:46 Read by alaskart
Chapt 13 pt 2 - Airport Lighting 24:46 Read by alaskart
Chapt 13 pt 3 - Air Traffic Control (ATC) Services 18:01 Read by alaskart
Chapt 14 pt 1 - Airspace 13:30 Read by Jennifer Dorr
Chapt 14 pt 2 - Other Airspace Areas 22:58 Read by Robert Sherman
Chapt 15 pt 1 - Navigation 11:44 Read by SammieC
Chapt 15 pt 2 - Variation 22:28 Read by alaskart
Chapt 15 pt 3 - Pilotage 10:38 Read by Chris A. Hawkins
Chapt 15 pt 4 - Flight Planning 17:53 Read by wish2bflying
Chapt 15 pt 5 - Radio Navigation 20:01 Read by Nathan Heck
Chapt 15 pt 6 - Time and Distance Check From a Station 28:05 Read by Jairus Amar
Chapt 15 pt 7 - Global Positioning System 29:12 Read by Jairus Amar
Chapt 16 pt 1 - Aeromedical Factors 17:22 Read by April Walters
Chapt 16 pt 2 - Spatial Disorientation and Illusions 21:43 Read by Nathan Heck
Chapt 16 pt 3 - Motion Sickness. 27:06 Read by April Walters
Chapt 16 pt 4 - Altitude-Induced Decompression Sickness (DCS) 16:19 Read by alaskart
Chapt 17 pt 1 - Aeronautical Decision-Making 20:26 Read by alaskart
Chapt 17 pt 2 - The PAVE Checklist 16:58 Read by alaskart
Chapt 17 pt 3 - The Decision-Making Process 16:16 Read by alaskart
Chapt 17 pt 4 - Perceive Process Perform 16:06 Read by alaskart
Chapt 17 pt 5 - Decision-Making in a Dynamic Environment 12:41 Read by alaskart
Chapt 17 pt 6 - Situational Awareness 16:12 Read by alaskart
Chapt 17 pt 7 - Equipment Use 20:15 Read by alaskart
Appd 1 pt 1 - Runway Incursion Avoidance 14:02 Read by Robert Sherman
Appd 1 pt 2 - Taxi Procedures 15:37 Read by Robert Sherman
Appd 1 pt 3 - Communications 16:06 Read by Robert Sherman
Appd 1 pt 4 - Land and Hold Short Operations (LAHSO) 14:08 Read by Robert Sherman

Reviews

Knowledgeable :)


(4 stars)

The narration is not the best, due to the decent narrators alternating with potatoes when they tire


(5 stars)

A great resource for students of aviation.