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Instrument Flying
Handbook

Preface

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Human Factors
Chapter 2. Aerodynamic Factors
Chapter 3. Flight Instruments
Chapter 4. Section I
Airplane Attitude Instrument
Flying
Using Analog Instrumentation
Chapter 4. Section II
Airplane Attitude Instrument
Flying
Using an Electronic Flight
Display

Chapter 5. Section I
Airplane Basic
Flight Maneuvers
Using Analog Instrumentation
Chapter 5. Section II
Airplane Basic
Flight Maneuvers
Using an Electronic Flight
Display

Chapter 6. Helicopter
Attitude Instrument Flying

Chapter 7. Navigation Systems
Chapter 8. The National
Airspace System

Chapter 9. The Air Traffic
Control System

Chapter 10. IFR Flight
Chapter 11. Emergency
Operations

Airspeed indicator (ASI) 5-6
Bank Control 5-6
Attitude Indicator 5-6
Heading indicator 5-7
Turn Coordinator 5-7
Turn-and-Slip Indicator (Needle and Ball) 5-8
Power Control 5-8
Power Settings 5~9
Airspeed Changes in Straight-and-Level Flight...5-l I
Trim Technique 5-12
Common Errors in Straight-and-Level Flight 5-12
Pitch 5-12
Heading 5-13
Power 5-13
Trim 5-13
Straight Climbs and Descents 5-14
Climbs 5-14
Entry 5-14
Leveling Off 5-16
Descents 5-16
Entry 5-17
Leveling Off 5-17
Common Errors in Straight Climbs and Descents 5-17
Tunis 5-19
Standard Rate Turns 5-19
Turns to Predetermined Headings 5-20
Timed Tunis 5-21
Compass Turns 5-21
Steep Turns 5-22
Climbing and Descending Turns 5-24
Change of Airspeed During Tunis ~ 5-24
Common Errors iii Turns 5-25
Pitch 5-25
Bank 5-25
Power 5-26
Trim 5-26
Errors During Compass Turns 5-26
Approach to Stall 5-26
Unusual Attitudes and Recoveries 5-26
Recognizing Unusual Attitudes 5-27
Recovery from Unusual Attitudes 5-27
Nose-High Attitudes 5-27
Nose-Low Attitudes 5-28
Common Errors in Unusual Attitudes 5-28
Instrument Takeoff 5-29
Common Errors in Instrument Takeoffs 5-29
Basic Instrument Flight Patterns 5-30
Racetrack Pattern 5-30
Procedure Turn 5-30
Standard 45° Procedure Turn 5-30
80/260 Procedure Turn 5.31
Teardrop Patterns 5-3 1
Circling Approach Patterns 5-32
Pattern I 5-32
Pattern II 5-32

Chapter 5, Section II
Airplane Basic Flight Maneuvers
Using an Electronic Flight Display 5-33
Introduction 5~33
Straight-and-Level Flight 5-34
Pitch Control 5-34
Attitude Indicator 5-34
Altimeter 5-36
Partial Panel Flight 5-36
VSJ Tape 5-36
Airspeed indicator (AST) 5-37
Bank Control 5-37
Attitude indicator 5-37
Horizontal Situation Indicator @51) 5-38
Heading Indicator 5-38
Turn Rate indicator 5-38
Slip/Skid Indicator 5-39
Power Control 5-39
Power Settings 5-39
Airspeed Changes in Straight-and-Level Flight.. .5-40
Trim Technique 5-43
Common Errors in Straight-and-Level Flight 5-43
Pitch 5-43
Heading 5-44
Power 5-45
Trim 5-45
Straight Climbs and Descents 5-46
Entry 5-46
Constant Airspeed Climb From Cruise
Airspeed 5-46
Constant Airspeed Climb from Established
Airspeed 5-47
Constant Rate Climbs 5-47
Leveling Off 5-48
Descents 5-49
Entry 5-49
Leveling Off 5-50
Common Errors in Straight Climbs and Descents 5-50
Turns 5-SI
Standard Rate Turns 5-51
Establishing A Standard Rate Turn 5-51
Common Errors 5-51
Turns to Predetermined Headings 5-52

 

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