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Ace The Technical Pilot Interview 2/E : Aviation - Gary Bristow

Ace The Technical Pilot Interview 2/E


Paperback Published: 30th April 2012
ISBN: 9780071793865
Number Of Pages: 368

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Get your career off the ground with this updated guide to acing the technical pilot interview!

Written by an experienced airline pilot, Ace the Technical Pilot Interview, Second Edition is filled with more than 1000 questions and answers, many of them all-new. This practical study tool asks the right questions so you'll know the right answers. It's a must-have, one-stop resource for all pilots, regardless of aircraft type, performance, or global region.

Ace the Technical Pilot Interview, Second Edition helps you:

  • Review the material most likely to be asked on your interview
  • Practice with 1000+ exam-style questions--complete with answers
  • Learn about the latest technologies, including CPDLC (Controller Pilot Data Link Communications) and ADS (Automatic Dependent Surveillance)
  • Focus your study on what you need to know

Aerodynamics * Engines * Jet and propeller aircraft differences * Navigation * Atmosphere and speed * Aircraft instruments and systems * Performance and flight planning * Meteorology and weather recognition * Flight operations and technique * Human performance * Type-specific questions

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. ix
Abbreviationsp. xi
Aerodynamicsp. 1
Forces/Aerofoilp. 1
Liftp. 3
Dragp. 6
Weight and Aircraft Momentump. 11
Swept Wingp. 19
Speedp. 22
Stallsp. 27
Instabilityp. 30
Control Surfacesp. 34
Enginesp. 51
Applied Lawsp. 51
Piston Enginesp. 52
Propellersp. 54
Jet/Gas Turbine Enginesp. 61
Engine Fire Detection and Protection Systemsp. 83
Jet and Propeller Aircraft Differencesp. 85
Navigationp. 89
Chart Navigationp. 89
Airborne Navigation Equipmentp. 92
Ground Navigation Systemsp. 99
Radarp. 109
Atmosphere and Speedp. 115
Atmospherep. 115
Speedp. 120
Aircraft instruments and Systemsp. 127
Pressure Flight Instrumentsp. 127
Gyroscopic Flight Instrumentsp. 135
Magnetism and Compass Instrumentsp. 142
Radio Instrumentsp. 144
Advanced Flight Instrumentsp. 147
Radio Communication Systemsp. 150
Avoidance Systemsp. 152
Flight Management and Auto Flight Systemsp. 157
Aircraft Systemsp. 165
Aircraft Electrical Systemsp. 175
Performance and Flight Planningp. 183
Loadingp. 183
Takeoff and Climbp. 185
En Route Performance and Flight Planningp. 208
Descent and Landingp. 215
Meteorology and Weather Recognitionp. 221
Heat and Temperaturep. 221
Moisture and Cloudsp. 226
Storms and Precipitationp. 232
Windsp. 234
Air Masses/Pressure Systems/Frontsp. 243
Turbulencep. 253
Icingp. 261
Visibilityp. 264
Climatologyp. 265
Weather Forecasts and Reportsp. 267
Flight Operations and Techniquep. 273
Flight Operationsp. 273
Instrument Flight Rules (Instrument Procedures and Flight Technique)p. 291
Radiotelephonyp. 304
Air Lawp. 306
Adverse Weather Recognition and Flight Techniquep. 317
Adverse Conditions Flight Techniquep. 326
Human Performancep. 327
Type-Specific Questionsp. 335
Aircraftp. 335
Enginesp. 336
Operationsp. 336
Indexp. 339
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ISBN: 9780071793865
ISBN-10: 0071793860
Series: Aviation
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 30th April 2012
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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