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Flight Dispatch Study Manual By Andrew Stanton
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The Flight Dispatch Study Manual; comprehensive preparation for the Canadian Flight Dispatcher Written Exams. This book guides candidates through the study process, detailing the required knowledge... More > in air regulations, meteorology, navigation, emergency procedures and dispatch procedures.< Less
FAA Instrument Procedures Handbook 2017 By Federal Aviation Administration
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This handbook supersedes FAA-H-8261-16A, Instrument Procedures Handbook. It is designed as a technical reference for all pilots who operate under instrument flight rules (IFR) in the National... More > Airspace System (NAS). It expands and updates information contained in the FAA-H-8083-15B, Instrument Flying Handbook, and introduces advanced information for IFR operations. Instrument flight instructors, instrument pilots, and instrument students will also find this handbook a valuable resource since it is used as a reference for the Airline Transport Pilot and Instrument Knowledge Tests and for the Practical Test Standards. It also provides detailed coverage of instrument charts and procedures including IFR takeoff, departure, en route, arrival, approach, and landing. Safety information covering relevant subjects such as runway incursion, land and hold short operations, controlled flight into terrain, and human factors issues also are included.< Less
Flight Training Workbook for Private Pilots By Dan K. Dyer
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The workbook companion to the Airplane Flying Handbook. With the Flight Training Workbook for Private Pilots, student pilots can better prepare themselves for flight briefings with their... More > instructors. Dive deeper into the FAA's guide for four fundamentals, air maneuvers, takeoffs, landings, and emergency procedures.< Less
AIR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS FATIGUE? The Crash of Federal Express Flight 1478 By Hank Williamson, Editor
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On July 26, 2002, about 0537 eastern daylight time, Federal Express flight 1478, a Boeing 727-232F, on its way from Memphis International Airport to Tallahassee Regional airport, struck trees on... More > short final approach and crashed short of runway 9 at the Tallahassee Regional Airport, Florida. The flight was operating as a scheduled cargo flight from Memphis, to Tallahassee. The captain, first officer, and flight engineer were seriously injured, and the airplane was destroyed by impact and resulting fire. Night visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which operated on an instrument flight rules flight plan. The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of the accident was the crew’s failure to establish and maintain a proper glidepath during the night visual approach to landing. Contributing to the accident was a combination of the captain’s and first officer’s fatigue, the crew’s failure to monitor the approach, and the first officer’s color vision deficiency.< Less
Air Crash Investigations - Fatigue? - The Crash of Federal Express Flight 1478 By Hank Williamson, Editor
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On July 26, 2002, about 0537 eastern daylight time, Federal Express flight 1478, a Boeing 727-232F, on its way from Memphis International Airport to Tallahassee Regional airport, struck trees on... More > short final approach and crashed short of runway 9 at the Tallahassee Regional Airport, Florida. The flight was operating as a scheduled cargo flight from Memphis, to Tallahassee. The captain, first officer, and flight engineer were seriously injured, and the airplane was destroyed by impact and resulting fire. Night visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which operated on an instrument flight rules flight plan. The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of the accident was the crew’s failure to establish and maintain a proper glidepath during the night visual approach to landing. Contributing to the accident was a combination of the captain’s and first officer’s fatigue, the crew’s failure to monitor the approach, and the first officer’s color vision deficiency.< Less
AIR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS DEATH IN THE POTOMAC The Crash of Air Florida Flight 90 By George Cramoisi, Editor
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On January 13, 1982, Air Florida Flight 90, a Boeing 737-222, was a scheduled flight to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C. There were 74 passengers and 5... More > crewmembers on board. The flight was delayed about 1 hour 45 minutes due to a moderate to heavy snowfall. Shortly after takeoff the aircraft crashed at 1601 e.s.t. into the 14th Street Bridge over the Potomac River and plunged into the ice-covered river, 0.75 nmi from the departure end of runway 36. Four passengers and one crewmember survived the crash. Four persons in the vehicles on the bridge were killed; four were injured. The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of this accident was the flightcrew’s failure to use engine anti-ice during ground operation and takeoff, and to take off with snow/ice on the airfoil surfaces of the aircraft. Contributing to the accident were the ground delay between de-icing and takeoff clearance.< Less
Air Crash Investigations - Death in the Potomac - The Crash of Air Florida Flight 90 By George Cramoisi, Editor
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On January 13, 1982, Air Florida Flight 90, a Boeing 737-222, was a scheduled flight to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C. There were 74 passengers and 5... More > crewmembers on board. The flight was delayed about 1 hour 45 minutes due to a moderate to heavy snowfall. Shortly after takeoff the aircraft crashed at 1601 e.s.t. into the 14th Street Bridge over the Potomac River and plunged into the ice-covered river, 0.75 nmi from the departure end of runway 36. Four passengers and one crewmember survived the crash. Four persons in the vehicles on the bridge were killed; four were injured. The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of this accident was the flightcrew’s failure to use engine anti-ice during ground operation and takeoff, and to take off with snow/ice on the airfoil surfaces of the aircraft. Contributing to the accident were the ground delay between de-icing and takeoff clearance.< Less
Design and Construction of Continuous Flight Auger Piles (Geotechnical Engineering Circular #8) By Federal Highway Administration
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This manual presents the state-of-the-practice for design and construction of continuous flight auger (CFA) piles, including those piles commonly referred to as augered cast-in-place (ACIP) piles,... More > drilled displacement piles, and screw piles. CFA pile types, materials, and construction equipment and procedures are discussed. A performance-based approach is presented to allow contractors greater freedom to compete in providing the most cost-effective and reliable foundation system, and a rigorous construction monitoring and testing program to verify the performance. Quality control (QC)/quality assurance (QA) procedures are discussed, and general requirements for a performance specification are given.< Less
Instrument Procedures Handbook: FAA-H-8261-1A (FAA Handbooks) By Federal Aviation Administration
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An excellent resource for instrument-rated pilots who want to learn how to maximize their skills in an "Instrument Flight Rules" (IFR) environment, this revised handbook contains up-to-date... More > information, the latest changes to procedures, and even more insights and guidance on how to operate safely within the National Airspace System. In-depth sections cover all phases of flight from takeoff to landing, including detailed coverage of instrument charts; takeoff, en route, approach, and landing procedures; human factors; land and hold short operations; and runway incursions. Intended primarily as a technical reference for professional pilots, the added glossary, index, full-color photos, and illustrations make this a valuable training aid for flight instructors, instrument pilots, and students< Less
AIR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS: THE WORST SINGLE PLANE CRASH IN AMERICAN HISTORY, The Crash of American Airlines Flight 191 By Igor Korovin, editor
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On May 25, 1979, American Airlines Flight 191, a McDonnell-Douglas DC-10-10 aircraft, on its way from Chicago to Los Angeles, crashed just after take-off near Chicago-O'Hare International Airport,... More > Illinois. During the take off the left engine and pylon assembly and about 3 ft of the leading edge of the left wing separated from the aircraft and fell to the runway. Flight 191 crashed killing two hundred and seventy one persons on board and two persons on the ground. The accident remains the deadliest airliner accident to occur on United States soil.< Less

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