From the first-time airplane buyer, this book is an invaluable resource and guide to airplane ownership. The award-winning author offers money- and time-saving information on selecting, purchasing, financing, insuring, hangaring, and maintaining an airplane.
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Get your first plane!
Here, Ron Wanttaja walks you through the exciting process of shopping for, then acquiring and caring for your first airplane. Featuring lots of new information and photographs, this second edition includes the Light Sport category and Sports Pilot license, and emphasizes how to minimize cost of ownership for a wide range of planes. Aviation journalist Wanttaja, winner of the 1992 Aviation/Space Writers' Association Award of Excellence, guides you through every step -- before and after your purchase.
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With real ownership case histories for old and modern aircraftAbout the Author:
Ronald J. Wanttaja is an award-winning aviation writer and a former systems engineer with Boeing, who worked in satellite orbit/constellation design and analysis, launch vehicle and onboard propulsion system trades, and operations concepts for space systems. He worked on the early design studies for the International Space Station. An Air Force veteran, he was an on-duty operator for the Defense Support Program missile early-warning satellite. As a freelance aviation journalist, he has written for Private Pilot, Flying, Sport Aviation, Flight Line, Kitplanes, and other publications. He is author of the book Kit Airplane Construction, Third Edition, also from McGraw-Hill. His aviation writing has won several prizes, including Flying Magazine's "Bax Seat Trophy" and a journalism award from the Aviation/Space Writer's Association. Mr. Wanttaja has also written and published historical fiction.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. May have light shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # BK0150076
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070681589
Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070681589