Instrument Flying Handbook

Instrument Flying Handbook

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This Instrument Flying Handbook is designed for use by instrument flight instructors and pilots preparing for instrument rating tests. Instructors may find this handbook a valuable training aid as it includes basic reference material for knowledge testing and instrument flight training. This handbook adopts selected methods and concepts for instrument flying. The discussion and explanations reflect the most commonly used practices and principles. All of the aeronautical knowledge and skills required to operate in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) are detailed. Chapters are dedicated to human and aerodynamic factors affecting instrument flight, the flight instruments, attitude instrument flying for airplanes, basic flight maneuvers used in IMC, attitude instrument flying for helicopters, navigation systems, the National Airspace System (NAS), the air traffic control (ATC) system, instrument flight rules (IFR) flight procedures, and IFR emergencies. Clearance shorthand and an integrated instrument lesson guide are also included. Modifications: Includes errata dated 10 October 2014 and chapter bookmarks. Extraneous blank pages removed. THIS MANUAL IS A PUBLIC DOMAIN WORK OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT. THE ORIGINAL DOCUMENT MAY BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE FOLLOWING LINK: continuing a climb to the assigned altitude of 4, 000 feet, the following instructions are received from the tower: ... the clearance, contact Atlanta Center and proceed direct to Brookwood VORTAC, using the IFRapproved GPS equipment.

Title:Instrument Flying Handbook
Author:Federal Aviation Administration, US Department of Transportation
Publisher:/r/flying Publishing Services - 2014-10-10


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