Rod Machado's Instrument Pilot's Manual is a serious book written in a refreshing and humourous style, this book provides IFR pilots with answers to questions no other publication has ever attempted to address.
How do I know if those clouds have thunder storms in them? What do I have to do to aviod icing conditions? With the aid of Jeppesen charts and helpful diagrams the book will help you gain a better understanding, that takes many pilots years of flying to gain. A book for both students and proffessionals.
As a comprehensive information source book, these pages include:
- Simplification of the FAA's instrument scan concepts/procedures and a cockpit-practical, step-by-step instrument scan technique.
- The latest information on aviation decision making for instrument pilots.
- Detailed understanding of analog and glass (PFD) flight instruments.
- Step-by-step procedures for planning an IFR cross-country flight.
- Easy to apply navigation methods for VOR, GPS and ADF.
- Clear, down-to-earth explanations of pertinent FARs, including instrument currency, lost comm, alternate requirements, etc.
- Step-by-step explanation of how instrument approach charts are constructed, including MDAs, DAs, procedure turns, etc
- Practical understanding of the IFR system, GPS procedures, icing and thunderstorm avoidance, NEXRAD, radar, and more.
You'll laugh, you'll learn and you'll remember. 624 pages, softback.