Flying the Mountains

Flying the Mountains

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This training guide diminishes the dangers and doubles the thrill--and safety--of flying single-engine aircraft at high altitudes in mountainous regions. Logically organized by phases of flight--from preflight preparation to landings--the author combines statistics, techniques, and examples of actions (correct and incorrect) that real pilots have taken in actual flight scenarios. * Details training that offsets mountain flying mistakes * Describes the effects of altitude on pilots and aircraft * Outlines cold weather operations and precautions * Includes search and rescue operation procedures * Reviews take-off conditions from airport mountainsA Training Manual for Flying Single-Engine Aircraft Fletcher Anderson ... Nevertheless, at an altitude of 10, 000 ft at standard temperature and pressure, a fully loaded early Cessna 172 with a Continental engine has a climb rate of only 230anbsp;...

Title:Flying the Mountains
Author:Fletcher Anderson
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2003-02-11


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