Understanding Aeronautical Charts (Practical Flying Series)

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9780070364684: Understanding Aeronautical Charts (Practical Flying Series)

Filled with practical applications for beginning and veteran pilots, Understanding Aeronautical Charts provides clear, easy-to-follow instruction in a subject many pilots find complicated. With an emphasis on their use for flight planning purposes, Lankford covers all types of charts, including those for VFR, IFR, SID, STAR, Loran, and helicopter flights. In describing his proven system for interpreting and using charts, the author examines the limitations and shortcomings of charts in flight planning and offers helpful tips and techniques for working around them. Lankford includes material on all the new airspace categories proposed by the FAA.

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The most complete, practical reference on how to read, interpret, and use charts-now thoroughly updated! You need a comprehensive guide to aeronautical charts-rooted in practical, real-world applications, presented in one convenient source. This book is the only one on the market that fits the bill. With it, you can learn to translate, analyze, and apply chart information to a wide variety of flight situations, improving your flight preparation practices and making you a safer pilot. understanding Aeronautical Charts, Second Edition, is updated with important new information on airspace classifications, GPS, international procedures, and other developments affecting chart use. Seasoned pilot and flight instructor Terry T. Lankford discusses chart projections and limitations as well as gives you comprehensive, donw-to-earth explanations-supplemented with plenty of examples and illustrations-of how to make the best use of VFR and IFR charts for flight planning and navigation. Topics covered in detail include: Visual chart terminology and symbols; Standard visual charts; Standard instrument departure and terminal arrival charts; Enroute charts; Instrument approach procedures charts... .the pros and cons of government vs. private chart services, and more. You'll also find out why aeronautical publications and other sources of supplemental information should not be overlooked as vital components of effective preflight planning. There's a complete list of all chart sources mentioned.

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Terry T. Lankford
Published by Mcgraw-Hill (1996)
ISBN 10: 0070364680 ISBN 13: 9780070364684
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1

Book Description Mcgraw-Hill, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2 Sub. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070364680

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