Rod Machado's Private Pilot Handbook - Third Edition Updated, 626 full color pages - Copyright 2017Overview:All Products Meet New Test Sandards! Flying is fun, and with Rod Machado’s Private Pilot Handbook, learning about flying is now fun, as well. If you want to learn to fly, or even just learn about what makes a plane fly, you’ll find this lavishly illustrated, fast-paced book to be the best available guide. Written in a clear and witty style, the Private Pilot Handbooks contains more than 1,200 illustrations and photos that are a standalone education about why we can fly. Studying for your private pilot oral and knowledge exams? Everything you need is in this book. It’s not just a beginner’s book—it’s a comprehensive and useful reference resource for private and even professional pilots. As one flight student said, “This handbook explains why things are the way they are, in a way that’s easy to understand. I learned lots of things in Rod’s book that I had not read ANYWHERE else, despite years of reading aviation literature.” Rod has been teaching people how to fly airplanes since 1973. His highly acclaimed teaching methods have established him as one of aviation’s most respected teachers. Using analogies, memory aids, clear and detailed graphics and a little humor, Rod reduces the complexity of all aviation subjects (aerodynamics, meteorology, navigation, airspace, etc.) to a level that even the non-technical person can easily understand. Simply stated, Rod Machado makes learning about flying a fun and enjoyable experience. This 626 page, one-stop handbook contains: ✈Easy-to-understand analogies and examples for technical subjects such as engines, aerodynamics, flight instruments and the airplane’s electrical system. ✈Weather codes: METAR and TAF, and Internet weather technology. ✈Water model of electricity allows quick learning and understanding of the airplane’s electrical system. ✈Alphabet airspace made E-Z with 3-D color illustrations. ✈Step-by-step procedures for planning a cross country flight. ✈Clear, down-to-earth explanations of pertinent FARs—Parts 61 and 91. ✈Easy to apply navigation methods for VOR, GPS and glass cockpits. ✈A wealth of basic and advanced insights, advice and wisdom gleaned from practical experience. Here are a few things about us you should know: Payment Immediate payment is required on all purchases. Product Condition All of our items are brand new, unused, unopened, undamaged in their original packaging (where packaging is applicable) unless otherwise stated in the listing. Our Hours We are open 8:00am to 6:00pm Eastern Time Monday through Friday and Saturday mornings from 8:00am to 12:00pm Eastern Time. Contact Us We can be reached by eBay by sending us a message. Shipping We will make every attempt to ship all orders placed before noon Eastern Time Monday - Friday the same day. Orders placed after noon Eastern Time should be shipped the following business day. Orders placed over the weekend will be shipped on Monday or the next business day. Returns We understand that from time to time you may need to return or exchange the item you have purchased.