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For pilots looking to improve their math skills in the cockpit and easily perform math calculations in their heads, this book offers numerous tips and invaluable tricks to help in all areas of cockpit calculations. Pilots are guided through basic and more advanced formulas with explanations on how to perform them without needing paper or electronic calculators, step-by-step instructions, practice exercises, and personal advice from experienced pilots. Easy and quick methods for calculating airborne math problems, enroute descents, and visual descent points are covered. Numerous references, math memorization tables, lists of formulas, and definitions for terms and abbreviations are provided. This book will be useful for pilots gearing up for airline interviews, preparing for checkrides or proficiency checks, or wanting to improve their in-flight calculations performance.
"[This book] revs up the brainpower to quickly process not only those pesky math questions asked during airline interviews, but expands the mental hard drive to handle a wide range of practical number problems in flight." --Wayne Phillips, FAA designated Pilot Examiner and captain for United Express
ISBN: 9781560275107 ISBN-10: 1560275103 Series: Professional Aviation series Audience:
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 128 Published: 17th June 2004 Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics Inc Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.3
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 2 Edition Type: Revised