The FAA's Instrument Procedures Handbook is a great new resource for instrument-rated pilots!
More emphasis is placed on airplane operations and procedural information for real-world use, which makes this
the next logical step for pilots after learning basic instrument skills from the Instrument Flying Handbook
(ASA-8083-15). Using this book, pilots can more directly apply the concepts to their current flying situation,
and learn how their acquired skills are best used in today's IFR environment.
With the increased occurrence of regulatory changes in the last few years, pilots must be aware of
new and changed procedures. This book covers all of the information needed to operate safely within the National
Airspace System. In-depth sections on instrument charts and procedures cover all phases of flight from takeoff to
landing, including safety of flight issues such as runway incursions and controlled flight into terrain (CFIT).
Each topic covered is well-detailed and explained in user-friendly terms, along with full-color depictions to aid
The Instrument Procedures Handbook was intended primarily as a technical reference for professional
pilots. However, with the specialized glossary, index, full-color illustrations and photographs it contains,
flight instructors, instrument pilots and instrument students alike will find it to be a valuable training aid.
The perfect companion to the FAAs Instrument Flying Handbook (ASA-8083-15), the wealth of information provided in
this book is invaluable to everyone who operates under instrument flight rules.
- Operations in the National Airspace System
- Detailed coverage of instrument charts
- Human factors
- Land and hold short operations (LAHSO)
- Runway incursion information
- Controlled flight into terrain (CFIT)
- Helicopter instrument procedures
Whether a pilot is a seasoned professional or just completed an Instrument Rating course, the Instrument
Procedures Handbook is sure to encourage more precise instrument techniques and ultimately create a safer pilot.
This book is referenced in the FAA Knowledge Exams!
Soft cover, glossary, indexed, full-color illustrations, 8-3/8" x 10-7/8" format, 288 pages.
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