The Thinking Pilot’s Flight Manual: Or, How to Survive Flying Little Airplanes and Have a Ball Doing It

By | December 6, 2017
The Thinking Pilot's Flight Manual: Or, How to Survive Flying Little Airplanes and Have a Ball Doing It Author Rick Durden
ISBN-10 0983422206
ISBN-13 9780983422204
Year 2012-01-20
Pages 388
Language English
Publisher Renaissance Aviation Publishing
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In a provocative and sometimes controversial style this guide starts where standard issue flight training manuals leave off The Thinking Pilot guides you deeply into topics that weren t taught in flight training everything from how to really do a preflight through keeping your passengers happy scud running precautionary landings and how to survive a crash It includes a detailed introduction to flying floats skis aerobatics and classic airplanes probes some of aviation s dirty little secrets explodes myths and presents the best most succinct guide to flying tailwheel airplanes ever written Rick Durden was once described as aviation s Renaissance Man He is an Airline Transport rated pilot with experience in some 200 types of airplanes a practicing aviation attorney who has been involved in hundreds of aircraft accident cases writer aviation magazine editor safety counselor flight instructor volunteer pilot in remote areas of the U S and Central America and has been the executive director of a nonprofit conservation organization making use of aircraft and volunteer pilots throughout much of North America

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