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United States Federal Aviation Administration

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Works: 10,282 works in 16,187 publications in 2 languages and 446,614 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks, manuals, etc  Periodicals  History  Catalogs 
Roles: Sponsor, Publisher, Editor, Collaborator
Classifications: TL521, 629.13252
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Pilot's handbook of aeronautical knowledge by Federal Aviation Administration United States ( )
20 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Used extensively as a reference source for the FAA Knowledge Exams, this resource includes basic knowledge that is essential for all pilots, from beginning students to those pursuing advanced pilot certificates. This updated guide covers a wide array of fundamental subjects, including principles of flight, aircraft and engine structures, charts and graphs, performance calculations, weather theory, reports, forecasts, and flight manuals. Required reading for pilots for more than 25 years and formerly published as an Advisory Circular (AC 61-23C), this new edition is now listed as an official FAA Handbook
FAA statistical handbook of aviation ( )
in English and Sanskrit and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pilot's encyclopedia of aeronautical knowledge ( )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Federal Aviation Administration's 'Pilot's Encyclopedia of Aeronautical Knowledge' provides extensive, information rich guidance to pilots of aircraft at all levels. Using hundreds of illustrations to aid with the information, in details and explains the piloting experience, including: Aircraft structure ; Principles of aerodynamics ; Flight controls and instruments ; Aircraft systems ; Flight manuals and documentation ; Weight and balance ; Aircraft performance ; Weather information ; Navigation '' Airport operations ; And much more. Using illustrations, charts, diagrams, and maps, the 'Pilot's Encyclopedia of Aeronautical Knowledge' supplies a need source of reference material for every pilot--from new student to professional"--Cover, p. 4
Aviation weather services by United States ( )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This official handbook provides an authoritative tool for pilots, flight instructors, and those studying for pilot certification. From both the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Weather Service, this newest edition offers up-to-date information on the interpretation and application of advisories, coded weather reports, forecasts, observed and prognostic weather charts, and radar and satellite imagery. Expanded to 400 pages, this edition features over 200 color and black-and-white photographs, satellite images, diagrams, charts, and other illustrations. With extensive appendixes, forecast charts, aviation website recommendations, and supplementary product information, this book is an exhaustive resource no aviator or aeronautical buff should be without. Chapters included in the Aviation Weather Services Handbook are: The Aviation Weather Service Program, Aviation Weather Product Classification and Policy, Aviation Routine Weather Report (METAR), Pilot and Radar Reports, Satellite Pictures, Radiosonde Additional Data (RADATs), Graphical Observations and Derived Products, Products for Aviation Hazards, and Aviation Weather Forecasts. Readers will also find useful Surface Analysis Charts, Weather Depiction Charts, Radar Summary Charts, and Constant Pressure Analysis Charts. This handbook comprises absolutely everything weather-related that a pilot needs to know. Educational, comprehensive, and potentially lifesaving, this is an indispensable manual for anyone involved in handling a plane
Instrument flying handbook by United States ( Book )
10 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covering everything pertinent to operating an aircraft in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) or without reference to outside visuals, relying solely on the information gleaned from the cockpit, this is the FAA's primary pilot resource for instrument flight rules (IFR). Chapters include the national airspace system, the air traffic control system, human factors, aerodynamics, flight instruments, flight maneuvers for IFR operations, navigation, emergency operations, as well as helicopter operations and more. The material in this manual applies to both conventional steam-gauge analog instrumentation and the glass cockpit electronic flight displays found in advanced aircraft. Information is well organized into separate coverage of the traditional 6-pack and discussions of pictorial tape displays. Advanced systems are covered, including flight management systems, the primary flight display (PFD) and multi-function display (MFD), synthetic vision, and traffic advisory systems. The book also features a synopsis of instrument clearance shorthand, as well as an instrument training lesson guide. The Instrument Flying Handbook is designed for use by flight instructors, pilots preparing for the Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge and Practical Exams, and instrument-rated pilots looking for a refresher or preparing for an Instrument Proficiency Check (IPC). Illustrated throughout with detailed, full-color drawings and photographs; comprehensive glossary and index
How to become a pilot : the step-by-step guide to flying by United States ( Book )
8 editions published between 1974 and 1991 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains essential information on learning how to fly. Everything you need to know to get into the air
National plan of integrated airport systems ( )
in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Airport activity statistics of certificated air carriers by Air Transport Association of America ( )
in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Furnishes information on the airport activity of the Certificated Route Air Carriers. Includes data on passenger enplanements, tons of enplaned freight, express, and mail. Both scheduled and non-scheduled service, and domestic and international operations are included
The Federal Aviation Administration : a historical perspective, 1903-2008 by Theresa L Kraus ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Airport design by United States ( )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notices to airmen (NOTAMS) for airport operators by United States ( )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flight check! : the story of FAA flight inspection by Scott A Thompson ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flight test guide for certification of transport category airplanes by United States ( )
6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
FAA aviation forecasts by United States ( )
in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aviation mechanic examiner handbook by United States ( )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guidebook for planning and implementing automated people mover systems at airports ( )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 37: Guidebook for Planning and Implementing Automated People Mover Systems at Airports includes guidance for planning and developing automated people mover (APM) systems at airports. The guidance in the report encompasses the planning and decision-making process, alternative system infrastructure and technologies, evaluation techniques and strategies, operation and maintenance requirements, coordination and procurement requirements, and other planning and development issues. The guidebook includes an interactive CD that contains a database of detailed characteristics of the 44 existing APM systems. The CD is also available for download from TRB's website as an ISO image
MMPDS-04 Metallic materials properties development and standardization (MMPDS) by United States ( )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This document contains design information on the strength properties of metallic materials and elements for aerospace vehicle structures
Index of aviation technical standard orders by United States ( Book )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
General maintenance handbook for National Airspace System (NAS) facilities by United States ( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This handbook provides overall maintenance philosophy, general maintenance policy, procedures, and requirements essential for managing and maintaining the National Airspace System and complements related directives which provide detailed guidance in the specialized areas of administrative management and technical applications
Airport pavement design and evaluation by United States ( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity United States. Department of Transportation

controlled identity United States. Federal Aviation Agency

Aviation Administration
Aviation Administration United States
Etats-Unis. Department of transportation. Federal aviation administration
États-Unis. Dept. of Transportation. Federal Aviation Administration
États-Unis Federal Aviation Administration
F.A.A.
FAA
FAA Abkuerzung
Federal Aviation Administration
Federal Aviation Administration (Spojené státy americké)
Federal Aviation Administration (U.S.)
Federal Aviation Administration United States
Spojené státy americké. Dept. of Transportation. Federal Aviation Administration
Spojené státy americké Federal Aviation Administration
United States Aviation Administration
United States. Department of Transportation. Federal Aviation Administration
United States. Dept. of Transportation. Federal Aviation Administration
United States Federal Aviation Administration
USA Department of Transportation Aviation Administration
USA Federal Aviation Administration
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English (238)
Sanskrit (2)
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