Pilot's Radio Communications Handbook Sixth Edition

Pilot's Radio Communications Handbook Sixth Edition

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THE MOST COMPLETE, UP-TO-DATE GUIDE TO RADIO COMMUNICATIONS FOR PILOTS Fully revised to cover the most current protocols, this practical resource provides everything you need to communicate with confidence from the cockpit. The Pilot's Radio Communications Handbook, Sixth Edition discusses the full spectrum of radio facilities and communication responsibilities. Designed primarily, but not exclusively, for VFR pilots, this book spells out what to say to contact a facility, what you should expect to hear, and how to properly respond. A new chapter on communications and emergencies and new coverage of the International Phonetic Alphabet are included. Expand your flight horizons beyond the local controlled or uncontrolled airport with help from this must-have pilot's companion. Coverage includes: * Mastering aviation radio communications * Aviation accidents involving communication failure * Breaking through communication barriers * Airspace classifications * MULTICOM airport radio communications * UNICOM airport radio communications * Flight service stations * ATIS: automatic terminal information service * Ground control: the airport surface traffi c director * Transponder: the silent communicator * Operating and communicating in Class D and E airspaces * Operating and communicating in Class B, Class C, and TRSA airspaces * Communicating with approach/departure control * Communicating with air route traffic control centers * Handling radio failures * Communications and emergencies * A cross-country flight to bring it all togetherProbable Cause/Contributing Factors The failure of the Cherokee 180 pilot to tune his radios to the proper frequency and his failure to see and avoid the Tomahawk. ... Case 12 Location: Conroe, TX (Montgomery County) Aircraft: Bellanca Viking (17-30A) and Piper Cherokee Six (PA-32-300) Aircraft ... The UNICOM operator did not recall hearing either pilot an- nounce his intentions prior to the accident.

Title:Pilot's Radio Communications Handbook Sixth Edition
Author:Paul Illman, Gene Gailey
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2012-07-30


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