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Providing pilots with the required knowledge to earn a certificate and learn the aerodynamic theory associated with airplane flight, this book is a key reference tool for passing the FAA Knowledge Exam and Practical Test (checkride) and all the information necessary for operating an aircraft. It includes a history of flight, a discussion of the role of the FAA, the criteria for earning the various pilot certificates, how to select a flight school and instructor, and the tests associated with earning a pilot certificate. Subjects covered include aircraft structure and systems, principles and aerodynamics of flight, flight controls and flight instruments, weight and balance, performance, weather theory, airport operations, and much more. Written by the FAA for the pilot preparing for a Sport, Private, Commercial, or Flight Instructor pilot certificate, this handbook introduces pilots to the broad spectrum of knowledge needed as they progress through pilot training.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the agency of the U.S. government with primary responsibility for the safety of civil aviation.