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  1. Aviation Instructor's Handbook

    By Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)/Aviation Supplies & Academics (Asa)

    Designed for ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance instructors, this Aviation Instructor's Handbook was developed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in cooperation with aviation educators and industry to help beginning instructors understand and apply the fundamentals of instruction. It provides up-to-date information on learning and teaching and how to apply this to the task of teaching aeronautical knowledge and skills to learners. Experienced aviation inst

    • Published on 2020
    • 240 pages

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  2. Advanced Avionics Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration): Faa-H-8083-6

    By Federal Aviation Administration

    Includes all updates as of 2019! The Advanced Avionics Handbook is a new publication designed to provide general aviation users with comprehensiveinformation on advanced avionics equipment available in technically advanced aircraft. This handbook introduces the pilotto flight operations in aircraft with the latest integrated "glass cockpit" advanced avionics systems.Since the requirements can be updated and the regulations can change, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)recommends that you

    • Published on 2019
    • 116 pages

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  3. Airplane Flying Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration): Faa-H-8083-3b

    By Federal Aviation Administration

    A must read for every pilot! The Airplane Flying Handbook provides basic knowledge that is essential for pilots. This handbook introduces basic pilot skills and knowledge that are essential for piloting airplanes. It provides information on transition to other airplanes and the operation of various airplane systems. It is developed by the Flight Standards Service, Airman Testing Standards Branch, in cooperation with various aviation educators and industry. This handbook is developed to assist st

    • Published on 2018
    • 348 pages

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  4. Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook

    By Federal Aviation Administration

    Trade Paperback + PDF eBook version: Trade paperback book comes with code to download the eBook from ASA's website. Weight and balance is an important aspect to the safety of flight. An overweight aircraft, or one whose center of gravity is outside the allowable limits, is inefficient and dangerous to fly. The responsibility for proper weight and balance control begins with the engineers and designers, and extends to the pilot and mechanic who flies and maintains the aircraft. This Federal Aviat

    • Published on 2016
    • 112 pages

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  5. Aviation Maintenance Technician Handbook - General

    By Federal Aviation Administration N/A

    This FAA handbook provides knowledge for earning the Aviation Maintenance Technician certificate, General section. The FAA General test questions are drawn from this book (FAA-H-8083-30A).   Available in the Downloads section right here on Recreational Flying

    • Published on 2018
    • 696 pages

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  6. Military Aircraft of Australia, 1909-1918

    By Keith Isaacs

    Produced in 1971 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of the RAAF, the book describes the pre-WWl aviation activity in Australia and how that activity lead to the formation of the RAAF from the initial interest of the Government in this new military tool, through the establishment of the Central Flying School to activities in WWl both on the Western Front and the Middle East, not forgetting the initial preparation to use aircraft in the search for German Navy raiders around Papua-New Guinea.  

    • Published on 1971
    • 190 pages

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  7. High Life of Oswald Watt

    By Chris Clark

    'Father of the Flying Corps' and 'Father of Australian Aviation' were two of the unofficial titles conferred on Oswald ("Toby") Watt when he died in tragic circumstances shortly after the end of the First World War. He had become the Australian Army's first qualified pilot in 1911, but spent the first 18 months of the war with the French Air ......

    • Published on 2016
    • 352 pages

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  8. Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men

    By Peter FitzSimons

    Sir Charles Kingsford Smith is one of Australia's most loved heroes. In an action-packed life, the indomitable 'Smithy' went from fighting as a soldier among the carnage of Gallipoli and the Western Front, to taking to the skies against the likes of the Red Baron - for which he won the Military Cross for gallantry - before becoming the greatest peacetime aviator of his generation. Along with Charles Ulm, he was the first man to conquer the Pacific by air, the first to fly across the Tasman Sea,

    • Published on 2009
    • 679 pages

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  9. Fire in the Sky

    By Michael Molkentin

    Using private letters, diaries and official records, historian Michael Molkentin reveals, for the first time in over 90 years, the remarkable story of the airmen and mechanics of the Australian Flying Corps. It is a tale of heroism and endurance; of a war fought thousands of feet above the trenches in aircraft of timber and fabric without radios, parachutes or oxygen. Fire in the Sky takes readers up into this chaotic tumult among the clouds and into the midst of a war from which only one in two

    • Published on 2010
    • 404 pages

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