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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

Global Positioning System (UPS) 7-27
GPS Components 7-27
Function of UPS 7-28
UPS Substitution 7-28
UPS Substitution for ADF or DME 7-29
To Determine Aircraft Position Over a DMIE
Fix 7-29
To Fly a DME Arc 7-29
To Navigate TO or FROM an NDB/Compass
Locator 7-29
To Determine Aircraft Position Over an NDBI
Compass Locator 7-29
To Determine Aircraft Position Over a Fix Made
up of an NDB!Compass Locator Bearing
Crossing a VOR/LOC Course' 7-30
To Hold Over an NDB/Compass Locator 7-30
IFR Flight Using UPS 7-30
UPS instrument Approaches 7-3 I
Departures and Instrument Departure
Procedures (DPs) 7-33
UPS Errors
System Status 7-33
GPS Familiarization 7-34
Differential Global Positioning Systems (DGPS) 7-34
Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) 7-34
General Requirements 7-34
Instrument Approach Capabilities 7-36
Local Area Augmentation System (LAAS) 7-36
Inertial Navigation System (INS) 7-36
INS Components 7-37
INS Errors 737
Instrument Approach Systems 7-37
instrument Landing Systems (ILS) 7-37
ILS Components 739
Approach Lighting Systems (ALS) 7-40
TLS Airborne Components 7-42
TLS Function 7-42
TLS Errors
Marker Beacons 7-44
Operational Boors 7-45
Simplified Directional Facility (SDP) 7-45
Localizer Type Directional Aid (LDA) 7-45
Microwave Landing System (MLS) 7-45
Approach Azimuth Guidance 7-45
Required Navigation Performance 7-46
Flight Management Systems (FMS) 7-48
Function of FMS 7-48
Head-Up Display (HUD) 7-49
Radar Navigation (Ground Based) 7-49
Functions of Radar Navigation 7-49
Airport Surface Detection Equipment 7-50
Radar Limitations 7-50

Chapter 8
The National Airspace System 8-1
Introduction 81
Airspace Classification 8-2
Special Use Airspace 8-2
Federal Airways 8-4
Other Routing 8-5
[FR En Route Charts 8-6
Airport Information 8-6
Charted TFR Altitudes 8-6
Navigation Features 8-7
Types of NAV AIDS 8-7
Identifying Intersections 8-7
Other Route Information 8-10
Weather Information and Communication
Features 8-10
New Technologies 8-10
Terminal Procedures Publications 8-12
Departure Procedures (DPs) 8-12
Standard Terminal Arrival Routes (STARs) 8-12
Instrument Approach Procedure (TAP) Charts 8- 12
Margin Identification 8-12
The Pilot Briefing 8-16
The Plan View 8-16
Terminal Arrival Area (TAA) 8-18
Course Reversal Elements in Plan View and
Profile View 8-20
Procedure Turns 8-20
Holding in Lieu of Procedure Turn 8-20
Teardrop Procedure 8-21
The Profile View 8-21
Landing Minimums 8-23
Airport Sketch Airport Diagram 8-27
Inoperative Components 8-27
RNAV instrument Approach Charts 8-32

Chapter 9
The Air Traffic Control System 9-1
Introduction 9-1
Communication Equipment 9-2
Navigation/Communication (NAV/COM)
Equipment 9-2
Radar and Transponders 9-3
Mode C (Altitude Reporting) 9-3
Communication Procedures 9-4
Communication Facilities 9-4

 

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