Mastering GPS Flying

by Phil Dixon, Sherwood Harris

Mastering GPS Flying Synopsis

With GPS (Global Positioning Systems) now standard equipment in virtually all aircraft, GPS mastery is becoming as necessary to pilots as basic stick and rudder skills With a unique set of six field-test flight lessons, this guide teaches pilots how to use GPS equipment in all common VFR (Visual Flight Rules) and IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) flight situations, in last minute changes, as well as in emergencies. Fully illustrated throughout with charts, maps, photos, and diagrams

Book Information

ISBN: 9780071416696
Publication date: 13th September 2004
Author: Phil Dixon, Sherwood Harris
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 218 pages
Categories: Aviation skills / piloting,

About Phil Dixon, Sherwood Harris

Phil Dixon holds ATP, Flight Engineer, and Flight Instructor Certificates with Instrument and Multi-Engine ratings. He has served as an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner and as an Aviation Safety Counselor. Mr. Dixon graduated from the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in communications. He is a member of AOPA and lives in the St. Louis area. Sherwood Harris is coauthor (with Henry Sollman) of the well-received McGraw-Hill book, Mastering Instrument Flying, now in its third edition. A former Navy carrier pilot, he holds an ATP and Flight Instructor Certificates with Single, Multi-Engine, and Instrument ratings. ...

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