ASA Pilot's Manual - Ground School

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You couldn't ask for a more complete textbook on how to operate general aviation airplanes in the United States. The Pilot's Manual Volume 2: Ground School walks you through everything you need to know to pass both your Private and Commercial FAA Knowledge Exams and prepare you for the oral portion of your checkride. All the knowledge requirements are covered, including aerodynamics, the airplane, performance factors, aeronautical decision making (ADM), risk management, physiological factors affecting the pilot, weather, regulations, charts and airspace, airport operations, navigation, and flight planning.

The sixth edition of Ground School covers all the required knowledge tested on the private and commercial FAA Knowledge Exams and the oral portion of the practical exam (checkride). With text supported by hundreds of full-color images, students will gain a detailed understanding of complicated topics such as airplane and airport operations, regulations, human physiology in flight, reading charts, navigation and airspace, operational weather factors, flight planning, and more. This edition has been updated to introduce readers to advances in aviation fuel, battery technology, and improved weather services available to pilots.

Pilots seeking their Commercial Pilot Certificate will find clearly labeled and separated sections throughout this book to prepare them for the Commercial Pilot FAA Knowledge Exam. Each chapter concludes with study questions to aid home or classroom study. Answer keys and an extensive glossary of aviation acronyms are included.

Written by a remarkable editorial team consisting of civilian, airline, and military pilots, flight instructors, professors, FAA representatives, and industry leaders, this is used by leading universities as their standard classroom texts. The logical organization makes it equally effective as a home-study text.

Foreword by Barry Schiff.
Hardcover, 8-3/8" x 10-7/8" format, glossary, indexed, full-color illustrations throughout,
720 pages.
Sixth edition, published September 2022

Also available in The Pilot's Manual Series: Volume 1 Flight School and Volume 3 Instrument Flying
 

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ASA Pilot's Manual - Ground School Overview:

You couldn't ask for a more complete textbook on how to operate general aviation airplanes in the United States. The Pilot's Manual Volume 2: Ground School walks you through everything you need to know to pass both your Private and Commercial FAA Knowledge Exams and prepare you for the oral portion of your checkride. All the knowledge requirements are covered, including aerodynamics, the airplane, performance factors, aeronautical decision making (ADM), risk management, physiological factors affecting the pilot, weather, regulations, charts and airspace, airport operations, navigation, and flight planning.

The sixth edition of Ground School covers all the required knowledge tested on the private and commercial FAA Knowledge Exams and the oral portion of the practical exam (checkride). With text supported by hundreds of full-color images, students will gain a detailed understanding of complicated topics such as airplane and airport operations, regulations, human physiology in flight, reading charts, navigation and airspace, operational weather factors, flight planning, and more. This edition has been updated to introduce readers to advances in aviation fuel, battery technology, and improved weather services available to pilots.

Pilots seeking their Commercial Pilot Certificate will find clearly labeled and separated sections throughout this book to prepare them for the Commercial Pilot FAA Knowledge Exam. Each chapter concludes with study questions to aid home or classroom study. Answer keys and an extensive glossary of aviation acronyms are included.

Written by a remarkable editorial team consisting of civilian, airline, and military pilots, flight instructors, professors, FAA representatives, and industry leaders, this is used by leading universities as their standard classroom texts. The logical organization makes it equally effective as a home-study text.

Foreword by Barry Schiff.
Hardcover, 8-3/8" x 10-7/8" format, glossary, indexed, full-color illustrations throughout,
720 pages.
Sixth edition, published September 2022

Also available in The Pilot's Manual Series: Volume 1 Flight School and Volume 3 Instrument Flying
 

 

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  • By Oscar from Cheney KS USA on Friday, September 04, 2020
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  • Review: It's good informational reading some is dry and had to read it again, the good reading was easy to retain.

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This book is a great reference.

  • By john from Dixon IL USA on Wednesday, March 13, 2019
  • Pros: Easy to find info . Not a lot of fluff.
  • Review: 5 stars

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Everything I Needed

  • By Mark from New York NY USA on Wednesday, January 08, 2014
  • Pros: Thorough; well written; clear; test section
  • Review: I recently retired and have been considering a return to flying. It has been 33 years since I received my commercial license/instrument rating and 30 since I have flown; I knew a lot had changed. I found this book to be an excellent review of aerodynamics, weather, FARs, airspace (which has changed quite a bit, flight planning, navigation, etc. The review questions at the end of each chapter were extensive and thoroughly covered the subjects; the answer section always clarified the reasoning for the answer.

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Pilots still need to know the basics.

  • By Bob from Kensington MD USA on Monday, September 09, 2013
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  • Review: Great book....every pilot should read this. I believe the ground school book should be consulted on a routine basis especially for weekend pilots. Just because you passed ground school years ago, it doesn't mean you still retain the knowledge. Be smart and read the basics. It could save your life!

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  • By Oscar from Cheney KS USA on Friday, September 04, 2020
  • Review: It's good informational reading some is dry and had to read it again, the good reading was easy to retain.
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This book is a great reference.

  • By john from Dixon IL USA on Wednesday, March 13, 2019
  • Pros: Easy to find info . Not a lot of fluff.
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Everything I Needed

  • By Mark from New York NY USA on Wednesday, January 08, 2014
  • Pros: Thorough; well written; clear; test section
  • Cons: Maybe a section reviewing communications specifically
  • Review: I recently retired and have been considering a return to flying. It has been 33 years since I received my commercial license/instrument rating and 30 since I have flown; I knew a lot had changed. I found this book to be an excellent review of aerodynamics, weather, FARs, airspace (which has changed quite a bit, flight planning, navigation, etc. The review questions at the end of each chapter were extensive and thoroughly covered the subjects; the answer section always clarified the reasoning for the answer.
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 2 Other people found this review helpful.
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Pilots still need to know the basics.

  • By Bob from Kensington MD USA on Monday, September 09, 2013
  • Review: Great book....every pilot should read this. I believe the ground school book should be consulted on a routine basis especially for weekend pilots. Just because you passed ground school years ago, it doesn't mean you still retain the knowledge. Be smart and read the basics. It could save your life!
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