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The Proficient Pilot, Volume 2

The Proficient Pilot, Volume 2 (Paperback)

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In the second volume of The Proficient Pilot, veteran airline captain Barry Schiff provides new material as rich and varied as that in his prizewinning first volume. His valuable advice for general aviation pilots is based on more than 26,000 hours of first-hand experience.The Proficient Pilot Volume 2 contains a wealth of information published nowhere else; how to execute and survive a crash landing, how to hot-start an engine without fail, how to use ground effect to advantage, how to make a gear-up landing, how to combat and cope with an engine fire, how and when to ditch, and much more. Schiff disposes of popular misconceptions about cruise control, flying in turbulence, coping with wind shear, and obtaining meaningful performance data. He shares his tricks of the trade for handling a variety of system failures and emergencies.The clear, easy-to-read text is illustrated throughout with helpful drawings and diagrams. Also includes a section on special flights the author has made, and features a foreword by Space Shuttle Crewmember Jay Apt. Apt summarizes Barry Schiff's contribution to aviation in this book with these words:"He writes with a practical eye for details that matter. Throughout the book, he makes aviation theory understandable and always translates it into sensible advice that a pilot can readily use...I'll read this one every year as part of my personal attempt to remain proficient...this book will not only increase your proficiency, it will greatly increase your love of flying."

TransportTransport technology & tradesAerospace & aviation technologyAviation skills / piloting Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics Inc Publication Date: 01/06/2001 ISBN-13: 9781560272823  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Barry Schiff is a 34-year veteran of TWA and holds five world aviation speed records. He is the author of Boeing 707, Flight 902 Is Down!, and Test Pilot. He is also a contributing editor of AOPA Pilot. He lives in Los Angeles.

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