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 mountainsWe are going to use a 1967 Cessna 172 operatora#39;s manual for these calculations because the Cessna 172 is the most widely flown general aviation aircraft in the world. An equivalent model Piper Cherokee may cruise a little faster, but needs noticeably more room to take off and has a ... Of course, there are Cessna 172s based at virtually all mountain airports, but unless they have had 180-hp engineanbsp;...
|Title||:||Flying the Mountains : A Training Manual for Flying Single-Engine Aircraft|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2003-01-21|