This book explains how, by using cockpit resource management techniques, private pilots can increase their flying proficiency and prevent accidents. Principles discussed include situational awareness and planning and thinking ahead.
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Professional CRM technique customized for single-pilot operations! Cockpit Resource Management: The Private Pilot's Guide is the first manual to transfer lifesaving CRM techniques to the private pilot/single operator environment, showing you how to: handle distractions; recognize and circumvent potential emergency situations; reduce cockpit workload; be aware of hazardous attitudes; sharpen your judgment; improve decision-making skills; increase situational awareness. The key, says Turner, is to set realistic goals for each flight, and to prioritize these goals to maximize safety. Step by step, Turner demonstrates how, through a clear and logical presentation of CRM skills and techniques, from preflight to landing. Case studies provide vivid examples of CRM in action. This fully updated second edition includes the latest safety regulations and accident studies, recent and pENDing changes in regulations, and a greatly expanded teaching chapter.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Thomas P. Turner, a commercial pilot with instructor ratings for instrument, single, and multiengine airplanes, holds a master's degree in aviation safety. He is the author of Weather Patterns and Phenomena: A Pilot's Guide. His articles have appeared in 32 aviation publications.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070656045