The Practical Guide To Winter Flying

The Practical Guide To Winter Flying

by Carl Valeri

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Before You Fly This Winter, Get This Book

The Practical Guide To Winter Flying will not only teach you how to manage encounters with ground and in-flight icing, but also provide you the tools to make smarter decisions so you fly confidently during the coming cold, winter months.

Designed and taught by airline pilots. This book delivers on the real world experience of two flight instructors and their cold weather operations knowledge from flying as airline captains.

A Great Pilot Is A Proficient Pilot

Learning from two professional pilots with 43 years of combined flying experience and over 15,000 flight hours will leave you feeling confident to make smart decisions while conducting safe cold weather operations.

Here's what you'll learn...

- What Is Ice
- Ground Operations
- Aircraft Contamination
- Airport Contamination
- Ground Ice
- In-Flight Ice
- Frost
- Carburetor Ice
- Induction Ice
- Engine Inlet Ice
- Ground Deicing
- Deicing Fluids
- Snow
- Rime, Clear, Mixed Ice
- Supercooled Liquid Droplets
- Aerodynamic Concerns
- Wing vs Tail Stall
- Flight Into Known Icing
- Atmospheric Conditions
- Physical Icing Cues
- Icing Intensity Levels
- Ice Removal Methods
- FAA Certified vs Non-Hazard
- Autopilot Concerns
- System Failures
- Emergencies
- Exit Strategies
- Pre-Flight Resources
- Icing Resources
- Quizzes

Before you think about heading to the airport this winter, order The Practical Guide To Winter Flying and fly confidently throughout the cold season.

Fly Smart. Fly Safe.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149511761
Publication date: 03/24/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 62 KB

About the Author

Len Costa and Carl Valeri are Certified Flight Instructors currently flying as airline pilots in the United States. With a combined 43 years of flying experience and over 15,000 flight hours worth of stick and rudder time, they enjoy sharing their passion for aviation through educating pilots on their websites and through their podcasts.

You can visit Carl's website at and Len's website at to learn more about these aviators.

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