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Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

Preface

Acknowledgements

Table of Contents

Chapter 1, Introduction To Flying
Chapter 2, Aircraft Structure
Chapter 3, Principles of Flight
Chapter 4, Aerodynamics of Flight
Chapter 5, Flight Controls
Chapter 6, Aircraft Systems
Chapter 7, Flight Instruments
Chapter 8, Flight Manuals and Other Documents
Chapter 9, Weight and Balance
Chapter 10, Aircraft Performance
Chapter 11, Weather Theory
Chapter 12, Aviation Weather Services
Chapter 13, Airport Operation
Chapter 14, Airspace
Chapter 15, Navigation
Chapter 16, Aeromedical Factors
Chapter 17, Aeronautical Decision Making

Appendix

Glossary

Index

Cumulus .....................................................................11-17
Current conditions ........................................................12-5
D
Datum .............................................................................9-5
DECIDE Model .........................................................17-17
Decision-making in a dynamic environment .............17-19
Decision-making process ...........................................17-11
Dehydration ................................................................16-12
Deice system ................................................................6-37
Delta ...............................................................................9-5
Density altitude ....................................3-3, 7-6, 10-3, 11-5
Density altitude charts ................................................10-19
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) .....................1-6
Department of Transportation (DOT) ............................1-6
Deposition ..................................................................11-15
Designated pilot examiner ...........................................1-20
Design maneuvering speed (VA) ...................................7-9
Destination forecast .....................................................12-5
Destination signs ..........................................................13-6
Determining loaded weight and CG ..............................9-7
Deviation ......................................................................7-24
Dew point ....................................................... 11-13, 12-16
Differential ailerons .......................................................5-4
Dihedral ........................................................................4-16
Diluter-demand oxygen systems ..................................6-36
Dip errors .....................................................................7-24
Direction signs .............................................................13-6
Direct User Access Terminal Service (DUATS) .........12-4
Doppler radar ...............................................................12-2
Drag ................................................................. 2-2, 4-2, 4-3
Drugs ..........................................................................16-14
Dual lighting ................................................................13-9
Dutch roll .....................................................................4-18
Dynamic hydroplaning ...............................................10-12
Dynamic stability .........................................................4-13
E
Eddy current damping ..................................................7-26
Electrical ........................................................................6-1
Electrical pulse-demand oxygen system ......................6-36
Electrical system .................................................. 2-7, 6-28
Electronic flight displays (EFD) ............. 2-12, 7-12, 12-18
Elevator .................................................................. 2-5, 5-5
Elevator illusion ...........................................................16-7
Emergency locator transmitter (ELT) ............................8-9
Empennage ............................................................. 2-3, 2-5
Empty-field myopia ...................................................16-18
Engine ............................................................................6-1
Engine cooling systems ................................................6-16
Engine pressure ratio (EPR) .........................................6-22

Engine temperature limitations ....................................6-22
Engine water ingestion ...............................................11-25
Enhanced Situational Awareness ...............................17-31
Environmental control systems ......................................6-1
En Route Flight Advisory Service (EFAS) ..................12-4
En route forecast ..........................................................12-5
Equipment Use ...........................................................17-27
Equivalent airspeed (EAS) .........................................10-17
Equivalent shaft horsepower (ESHP) ..........................6-24
Exhaust gas temperature (EGT) gauge ................ 6-8, 6-22
Exhaust systems ...........................................................6-17
Explosive decompression .............................................6-33
External resources ......................................................17-22
F
FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) ...................................1-9
Fairings ..........................................................................4-4
False horizon .................................................... 16-7, 16-19
Familiarity ..................................................................17-29
Fansler, P. E. ..................................................................1-3
Fast-moving cold front ...............................................11-21
Fatigue ........................................................................16-12
Featureless terrain illusion ...........................................16-9
Federal Aviation Act of 1958 ........................................1-6
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ........................1-6
Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) ...................................1-6
Federal Certification of Pilots and Mechanics ...............1-4
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) . 8-14, 13-11
Field offices ....................................................................1-8
First airmail flight ..........................................................1-4
First license ....................................................................1-4
Fixed-pitch propeller ......................................................6-5
Flameout ......................................................................6-23
Flaperons ........................................................................5-5
Flaps ...............................................................................5-8
Flight controls ........................................................ 2-7, 5-2
Flight control systems ....................................................5-1
Flight instruments ..........................................................7-1
Flight limits ....................................................................8-4
Flight maneuvers ..........................................................4-32
Flight publications .......................................................1-11
Flight school ................................................................1-15
Flight service station ....................................................12-4
Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) .......................1-8
Flight Standards Service (AFS) .....................................1-8
Float-type carburetor ......................................................6-7
Floor load limit ..............................................................9-5
Flux gate compass system ............................................7-20
Fog ................................................................... 11-15, 16-9
Forces in climbs ...........................................................4-21
Forces in descents ........................................................4-22

 

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