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The Aviator's Guide to Navigation : Aviation - Donald Clausing

The Aviator's Guide to Navigation

Aviation

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Published: 13th November 2006
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Improve Your Piloting Skills with Today's Best Navigation Guide-- Now Updated with the Latest Cockpit Technology and Tools

"The Aviator's Guide to Navigation" has been revised and updated to equip experienced pilots and aviation students with a complete tutorial on modern navigation systems. From the basics of dead reckoning to the most advanced "glass cockpit" EFIS systems, the Fourth Edition of this comprehensive guide explains the full range of air navigation innovations, covering all the new technologies and tools that have emerged in the past ten years.

Readers will find valuable new material on distance measuring equipment (DME), long-range navigation, and The Next Generation Navigation System. Filled with a wealth of detailed illustrations, the Fourth Edition of "The Aviator's Guide to Navigation" features: A highly readable tutorial on navigation fundamentals Expert information on cutting-edge navigation tools and technologies that are changing how pilots fly New to this edition: New information on GPS navigation and flight management systems, distance measuring equipment, area navigation, critical fuel scenarios, and international operations

Everything a Pilot Needs to Know About Navigation - Pilotage and Dead Reckoning - VOR Navigation Fundamentals - Distance Measuring Equipment - VOR/DME Navigation - VOR/DME Area Navigation - NDB Navigation - Ground-Based Radar Navigation - Instrument Approaches - Principles of Global Navigation - Loran-C - Inertial Navigation Systems - GPS Navigation - Long-Range and Over-Water Navigation - Non-Radar Navigation - Flight Management Systems - The Next Generation Navigation System - Appendixes

Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
Pilotage and Dead Reckoningp. 1
Principles of Dead Reckoningp. 2
VFR Applicationsp. 10
IFR Applicationsp. 15
Remote Area and Overwater DRp. 17
Emergency Instrument Navigationp. 18
Advanced Applicationsp. 19
Conclusionp. 20
VOR Navigation Fundamentalsp. 21
Principles of Operationp. 21
Identificationp. 22
Orientationp. 24
Driftp. 28
Wind Correctionp. 28
Trackingp. 30
Positioningp. 34
Testingp. 36
Limitationsp. 38
Conclusionp. 39
Distance Measuring Equipmentp. 41
Collocation of VOR and DMEp. 42
VOR/DME, VORTAC, and TACANp. 43
Principles of Operationp. 44
Accuracyp. 45
General Operationp. 45
Derivative Informationp. 47
Identificationp. 48
Capacityp. 48
Slant Range Errorp. 49
DME Arcsp. 50
Rho-Rho Navigationp. 50
Conclusionp. 52
VOR/DME Navigationp. 53
VFR VOR Navigationp. 53
The Victor Airway Systemp. 59
Victor Airway Routesp. 29
Victor Airway Characteristicsp. 60
Flying the Victor Airwaysp. 61
Magnetic Alignmentp. 63
Nonstandard Changeover Pointsp. 63
Dogleg Airwaysp. 63
Intersectionsp. 64
Reception Altitudesp. 65
Jet Routesp. 68
Dual VOR Techniquesp. 70
Radio Magnetic Indicatorsp. 71
Conclusionp. 76
VOR/DME Area Navigationp. 77
Theory of Operationp. 78
Method of Operationp. 79
VFR Applicationsp. 80
IFR Applicationsp. 82
Limitationsp. 85
Conclusionp. 85
NDB Navigationp. 87
Principles of Operationp. 87
ADF Operationp. 88
NDB Types and Locationsp. 89
ADF Indicatorsp. 90
NDB Navigation Techniquesp. 93
Limitationsp. 103
Accuracyp. 105
Conclusionp. 105
Ground-Based Radar Navigationp. 107
The Role of Radar in Air Navigationp. 107
Radar Principlesp. 108
Secondary versus Primary Radarp. 109
Practical Applicationsp. 110
Conclusionp. 115
Instrument Approachesp. 117
Common Elementsp. 118
VOR and NDB Approachesp. 123
ILS Approachesp. 128
Localizer Approachesp. 132
LDA and SDF Approachesp. 133
Circling Approachesp. 133
Microwave Landing Systemp. 134
GPS Approachesp. 135
RNP Approachesp. 138
APV Approachesp. 138
Conclusion-The End of an Erap. 142
Principles of Global Navigationp. 143
Global Navigationp. 144
Global Positionp. 144
Poles, the Equator, and the Prime Meridianp. 144
The International Date Linep. 145
Global Quadrantsp. 147
Latitudep. 147
Longitudep. 147
Degrees of Precisionp. 148
Coordinatesp. 149
Unique Lines of Latitudep. 149
Coursep. 150
Trackp. 151
Conclusion-Global Navigation versus Airways Navigationp. 154
Loran-C Navigationp. 155
Loran-C Theory of Operationp. 156
Areas of Coveragep. 157
Control-Display Unitsp. 158
Initializationp. 159
Applicationsp. 160
Limitationsp. 161
Accuracyp. 163
Conclusion-Future Prospectsp. 164
Inertial Navigation Systemsp. 167
Advantagesp. 167
General Descriptionp. 168
Inertial Reference Systemsp. 169
Initializationp. 171
En Route Datap. 172
Driftp. 172
Updatingp. 173
Dual Installationsp. 174
Triple Installationsp. 175
Conclusionp. 175
Satellite Navigationp. 177
Evolutionp. 177
Present Structure and Organizationp. 180
GPS Capabilitiesp. 181
General Principlesp. 182
Data Transferp. 187
Differential GPSp. 188
Derivative Informationp. 189
INS Integrationp. 189
The Next Five Yearsp. 190
Conclusionp. 191
Long-Range and Overwater Navigationp. 193
General Characteristicsp. 194
Navigational Requirementsp. 195
Flight Planningp. 196
Equal Time Pointp. 201
Point-of-No-Returnp. 203
Single-Engine Rangep. 204
Unpressurized Rangep. 204
En Route Proceduresp. 204
ICAO Flight Planp. 210
Conclusionp. 211
Nonradar Environmentsp. 213
Backgroundp. 213
Nonradar Areasp. 214
Position Reportingp. 214
Initial Call Upp. 215
The Position Reportp. 215
Estimating Timesp. 219
Position Verificationp. 221
Uncontrolled Airspacep. 222
Transitionsp. 222
Conclusionp. 223
Flight Management Systemsp. 225
Navigation Management-The Problemp. 226
Navigation Management-The Solutionp. 226
The Important Role of DMEp. 227
Navigation Management Methodsp. 228
Flight Management Systemsp. 230
Satellite Navigation, Nav Management, and Flight Managementp. 232
Conclusionp. 232
The Next Generation Air Navigation Systemp. 233
The Next Generation Air Transportation Systemp. 233
The Role of GPSp. 234
Automatic Dependence Surveillance-Broadcastp. 234
Free Flight Conceptp. 235
PHARE Conceptp. 237
Single European Sky Air Traffic Managementp. 238
Airspace Utilizationp. 239
Conclusion-The New Age of Navigationp. 239
Document Sourcesp. 241
Aeronautical Chart Sourcesp. 243
Abbreviationsp. 245
Glossaryp. 251
Indexp. 261
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ISBN: 9780071477208
ISBN-10: 0071477209
Series: Aviation
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 13th November 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 18.7  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised