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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

Forces in turns ..............................................................4-19
Forecast change group ...............................................12-10
Forecast significant weather .......................................12-10
Forecast sky condition ...............................................12-10
Forecast visibility .......................................................12-10
Forecast wind .............................................................12-10
Foreign object damage (FOD) .....................................6-23
Forming good safety habits ........................................17-16
Four-stroke engines ........................................................6-3
Fowler flaps ....................................................................5-9
Fracto .........................................................................11-17
Free-stream velocity .......................................................4-4
Free directional oscillations .........................................4-18
Friction ...........................................................................3-5
Frise-type ailerons ..........................................................5-4
Fronts .........................................................................11-18
Fuel ................................................................................6-1
Fuel-pump system ........................................................6-25
Fuel contamination .......................................................6-27
Fuel gauges ..................................................................6-25
Fuel grades ...................................................................6-26
Fuel injection system ...................................................6-10
Fuel load .........................................................................9-5
Fuel primer ...................................................................6-25
Fuel selectors ...............................................................6-26
Fuel strainers ................................................................6-26
Fuel systems .................................................................6-25
Fuel tanks .....................................................................6-25
Full authority digital engine control (FADEC) ............6-19
Full temperature accountability .................................10-27
Fuselage .........................................................................2-3
G
General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) 8-2
Generator ......................................................................6-28
Getting beyond rote workmanship .............................17-29
Global positioning system (GPS) ................................2-16
Graphical METARs ...................................................12-23
Graveyard spiral ...........................................................16-6
Gravity-feed system .....................................................6-25
Ground adjustable tabs .................................................5-11
Ground effect .................................................................4-9
Ground lighting illusions .............................................16-9
Ground power unit (GPU) ...........................................6-28
Gyroscopic action ........................................................4-27
Gyroscopic action ........................................................4-27
Gyroscopic attitude indicators .....................................5-12
Gyroscopic flight instruments ......................................7-14
Gyroscopic principles ..................................................7-15

H
Hail .............................................................................11-24
Handbooks ...................................................................1-10
Hazard ..........................................................................17-4
Hazardous attitudes ......................................................17-4
Hazardous inflight Weather Advisory (HIWAS) ........12-4
Haze .............................................................................16-9
Heading indicator ............................................... 7-13, 7-20
Heatstroke ..................................................................16-12
Henson, William Samuel ...............................................1-3
High intensity white obstruction lights ........................13-9
High speed flight ..........................................................4-38
High speed flight controls ............................................4-43
High speed stalls ..........................................................4-32
History of ADM ...........................................................17-2
History of flight ..............................................................1-2
History of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 1-3
Histotoxic hypoxia .......................................................16-3
Horizontally opposed engine .........................................6-2
Horizontal situation indicator (HSI) ............................7-13
Human behavior .........................................................17-10
Humidity ....................................................................11-13
Humidity ........................................................................3-3
Hydraulic systems ........................................................6-30
Hydromechanical ...........................................................5-2
Hypemic hypoxia .........................................................16-2
Hypersonic ...................................................................4-38
Hyperventilation ..........................................................16-3
Hypoxia ........................................................................16-2
Hypoxic hypoxia ..........................................................16-2
I
ICAO station identifier ...............................................12-10
Ice .................................................................................4-23
Ice fog ........................................................................11-15
Icing ...........................................................................11-24
Ignition ...........................................................................6-1
Ignition system .............................................................6-14
Illusions ........................................................................16-5
Impact pressure chamber ...............................................7-2
Improbable ...................................................................17-6
inflight Weather Advisories .......................................12-12
In-line engines ................................................................6-2
In-runway lighting .......................................................13-9
Inches of mercury ........................................................11-4
Inclinometer .................................................................7-18
Indicated airspeed (IAS) ........................... 4-39, 7-8, 10-17
Indicated altitude ............................................................7-6

 

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