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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

Squall line ..................................................................11-23
SRM and the 5P Check ..............................................17-11
Stabilator ........................................................................5-6
Stability ................................................4-13, 4-36, 9-2, 9-3
Stagnant hypoxia ..........................................................16-3
Stalls ................................................................... 4-22, 4-32
Stall speed performance charts ..................................10-26
Standard airworthiness certificate ..................................8-7
Standard briefing ..........................................................12-5
Standard datum plane (SDP) ........................................10-3
Standard empty weight ..................................................9-5
Standard temperature lapse rate ...................................10-2
Standard weights ............................................................9-5
Starting system .............................................................6-18
Static pressure chamber .................................................7-2
Static stability ...............................................................4-13
Station ............................................................................9-5
Stationary front ..........................................................11-22
Station identifier ...........................................................12-6
Steam fog ...................................................................11-15
Straight-and-level flight ................................... 10-5, 13-18
Stratosphere ..................................................................11-3
Stratus ........................................................................11-17
Stress ..........................................................................16-11
Stress management .....................................................17-20
Student pilot .................................................................1-16
Student pilot solo requirements ...................................1-16
Subcomponents of an airplane .......................................2-7
Sublimation ................................................................11-15
Subsonic .......................................................................4-38
Sumps ...........................................................................6-26
Superchargers ..................................................... 6-11, 6-12
Supersonic ....................................................................4-38
Supersonic .ow ............................................................4-38
Supplemental type certificate (STC) ............................6-26
Surface analysis chart ................................................12-14
Surface aviation weather observations (METARs) .....12-2
Sweepback ......................................................... 4-17, 4-41
Synopsis .......................................................................12-5
T
T-tail configuration ........................................................5-6
Tachometer ..................................................................7-13
Tailwheel landing gear airplanes .................................6-31
Takeoff .......................................................................10-27
Takeoff charts ............................................................10-19
Takeoff distance .........................................................10-28
Takeoff performance ..................................................10-13
Taxiway centerline lead-off lights ...............................13-9
Taxiway centerline lead-on lights ................................13-9
Taxiway lights ..............................................................13-9

Taxiway markings ........................................................13-5
Temperature ................................................... 11-13, 12-16
Temperature and dew point .........................................12-7
Temporary flight restrictions (TFR) .............................14-6
Terminal aerodrome forecasts (TAF) ........................12-10
Terminal doppler weather radar (TDWR) ...................12-3
Terminal radar service area (TRSA) ................ 13-15, 14-6
Tetrahedron ................................................................13-10
Thermosphere ..............................................................11-3
Thielert, Frank ................................................................6-4
Three-color visual approach path .................................13-7
Thrust .............................................................................2-2
Thrust horsepower (THP) .................................... 6-6, 6-24
Thunderstorms ...........................................................11-22
Tornadoes ...................................................................11-23
Torque ..........................................................................4-26
Torquemeter .................................................................6-22
Touchdown zone lights (TDZL) ..................................13-9
Traffic patterns ...........................................................13-18
Trailing edge ..................................................................3-8
Training operations ....................................................13-18
Transcontinental mail route ...........................................1-4
Transcribed information briefing service (TIBS) ........12-4
Transcribed Weather Broadcast (TWEB) ....................12-4
Transonic ......................................................................4-38
Transponder ...............................................................13-14
Transponder inspection ..................................................8-9
Transport category airplane performance ..................10-27
Trend vectors ...............................................................7-14
Tricycle landing gear airplanes ....................................6-31
Trim systems ................................................................5-10
Trim tabs .............................................................. 2-5, 5-10
Tropopause ...................................................................11-3
Troposphere .................................................................11-2
True airspeed (TAS) ................................. 4-39, 7-8, 10-17
True altitude ...................................................................7-6
Truss structure ................................................................2-8
Turbine engines ............................................................6-20
Turbofan .......................................................................6-20
Turbojet ........................................................................6-20
Turboprop ....................................................................6-20
Turboshaft ....................................................................6-20
Turbosuperchargers ............................................ 6-11, 6-12
Turbulence .................................................................11-24
Turn-and-slip indicator ................................................7-17
Turn coordinator ..........................................................7-17
Turn indicator ..................................................... 7-13, 7-16
Two-stroke engine .........................................................6-3
Types of airports ..........................................................13-1
Type certificate data sheet (TCDS) ................................9-3

 

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