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Publisher: Ottawa : Aviation Publishers Co. Limited, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Twenty-seventh revised edition
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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0969005490 9780969005490
OCLC Number: 61413046
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 335 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: pt. I. Aircraft operations. The airplane ; Theory of flight. Flight instruments ; Aero engines. The fuel system - The carburetor - The exhaust system - The ignition system - The electrical system - The propeller - Engine instruments - Operation of the engine - Jet propulsion --
pt. II. Air law. Aeronautical rules and facilities. Aerodromes - The Canadian airspace system - Rules of the air - Air traffic rules and procedures --
pt. III. Meteorology. Meteorology. Clouds - Pressure - Winds - Humidity, temperature and stability - Air masses - Fronts - Clouds, precipitation and fog - Thunderstorms - Icing - Turbulence - High level weather - Weather signs - Weather information --
pt. IV. Navigation. Air navigation. Latitude and longitude - The Earth's magnetism - Units of distance and speed - Aeronautical charts - Navigation problems ; Radio. Communication equipment - Radio communication facilities - Radiotelephone procedure ; Radio navigation. Omnirange navigation system (VOR) - Radio beacons - Instrument landing system (ILS) - Microwave landing system (MLS) - Automatic direction finder (ADF) - Distance measuring equipment (DME) - Flight director - Area navigation - Electronic flight instrument system (EFIS) - Radar and radar facilities - Emergency locator transmitter (ELT) --
pt. V. General airmanship. Airmanship. Care of the airplane - Weight and balance - Airplane performance - Wake turbulence - Airmanship - Emergency procedure - Bush sense - Ultra-lights ; Human factors ; Air safety --
Examination guide.

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