Microlight Pilot's Handbook: 8th Edition

Microlight Pilot's Handbook: 8th Edition

by Brian Cosgrove


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Brian Cosgrove's classic introduction to the world of microlight flying has endeared itself to several generations of pilots. To read a "Cossy" has been the advice given to candidates for the CAA's microlight examinations since the book was first published in the early days of the sport. Now in its eighth edition, the text has been thoroughly revised to bring current information to enthusiasts around the world. It also provides a real understanding and recognition of the factors that influence safe flight.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847975096
Publisher: The Crowood Press UK
Publication date: 11/01/2013
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Brian Cosgrove's expertise in meteorology comes from his days in the Royal Air Force and from his love for flying and gliding. He lives in England.

Table of Contents

The Author 6

1 Introduction 7

2 Aeroplane Types 8

3 Principles of Flight 12

4 Power and Ancillaries 49

5 Basic Flight Instruments 62

6 Air Law - including Foot-Launched Microlights 69

7 Human Performance Limitations 96

8 Meteorology 106

9 Navigation 143

10 Flight Planning and Map Reading 151

Index 157

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