Flying the Beech Bonanza

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Flying the Beech Bonanza is packed with interesting and important information which is available from no other source:

  • How much help are flaps in getting over a 50-foot obstacle?
  • Does it really pay to cruise climb in a Bonanza?
  • What airspeed and rpm yield emergency maximum range?
  • Does it make sense to run lean of peak?
  • What is the optimum altitude for a trip of 200 or 600 miles?
  • How should you adjust your turbulent air penetration speed for light weights?
  • How do the performance, handling, and loading characteristics of the four Bonanzas vary?
  • How can two tail members do the work of three?

"…required reading for any Bonanza Pilot."  AOPA Pilot Magazine

Absolutely outstanding job. It is extremely well researched and reads in a manner that all pilots can understand...I think it is about time that someone had done this type of book for the Bonanza. I think it can be a major contribution to aviation safety."
John Frank, founder of the Cessna Pilots Association

"...an important contribution to the aviation literature...melding of precise technical information with practical observation makes (the) book enjoyable reading for any pilot...I found it fascinating and suspect other will, too."
Peter Dogan, late President of PIC (Professional Instrument Course)

"As a retired Navy test pilot, I was particularly impressed with both the technical presentations and the straightforward pilot talk. I believe that I have a keen insight into how the bird really performs."
Capt. Jay Arnold

"…absolutely must reading for Bonanza pilots. It is dedicated specifically to Bonanza flight safety and performance."
Paul Morton, retired Braniff Captain

"I don't fly Bonanzas; in fact, I haven't ridden in one for about three years. Despite this, I've just finished re-reading your "Flying the Beech Bonanza" for the fifth time. It's got to be the most engaging and useful technical book about flying I've ever seen. It literally forces one to think about the airplane and the flight environment in a structured and deliberate manner. The fact that it's type-specific hardly matters. Reasonable good data exists for every airplane, but what's missing is a way to think about that data. Your book fills that gap nicely. Thanks for a fine work."
Paul De Zan

Click here to view the Table of Contents for Flying the Beech Bonanza
View the Introduction for Flying the Beech Bonanza

202 pages, hardback

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Flying the Beech Bonanza is packed with interesting and important information which is available from no other source:

  • How much help are flaps in getting over a 50-foot obstacle?
  • Does it really pay to cruise climb in a Bonanza?
  • What airspeed and rpm yield emergency maximum range?
  • Does it make sense to run lean of peak?
  • What is the optimum altitude for a trip of 200 or 600 miles?
  • How should you adjust your turbulent air penetration speed for light weights?
  • How do the performance, handling, and loading characteristics of the four Bonanzas vary?
  • How can two tail members do the work of three?

"…required reading for any Bonanza Pilot."  AOPA Pilot Magazine

Absolutely outstanding job. It is extremely well researched and reads in a manner that all pilots can understand...I think it is about time that someone had done this type of book for the Bonanza. I think it can be a major contribution to aviation safety."
John Frank, founder of the Cessna Pilots Association

"...an important contribution to the aviation literature...melding of precise technical information with practical observation makes (the) book enjoyable reading for any pilot...I found it fascinating and suspect other will, too."
Peter Dogan, late President of PIC (Professional Instrument Course)

"As a retired Navy test pilot, I was particularly impressed with both the technical presentations and the straightforward pilot talk. I believe that I have a keen insight into how the bird really performs."
Capt. Jay Arnold

"…absolutely must reading for Bonanza pilots. It is dedicated specifically to Bonanza flight safety and performance."
Paul Morton, retired Braniff Captain

"I don't fly Bonanzas; in fact, I haven't ridden in one for about three years. Despite this, I've just finished re-reading your "Flying the Beech Bonanza" for the fifth time. It's got to be the most engaging and useful technical book about flying I've ever seen. It literally forces one to think about the airplane and the flight environment in a structured and deliberate manner. The fact that it's type-specific hardly matters. Reasonable good data exists for every airplane, but what's missing is a way to think about that data. Your book fills that gap nicely. Thanks for a fine work."
Paul De Zan

Click here to view the Table of Contents for Flying the Beech Bonanza
View the Introduction for Flying the Beech Bonanza

202 pages, hardback

 

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A must read for all Bonanza pilots

  • By A Customer from Houston TX USA on Thursday, April 21, 2022
  • Pros: Flying by the numbers works and is well explained.
  • Review: Aside from a few typos this is an excellent book.

    I bought my first copy of the book before I bought my Bonanza 15 years ago. I have read it cover to cover several times and I consult it from time to time for specific topics.

    The heart of the book is "flying by the numbers". To get the full benefit of the book, it is helpful to actually experiment for oneself how changes in power, attitude and configuration affect performance.

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As sacred as the POH

  • By Equbal Kalani MD PA Kalani on Wednesday, April 08, 2020
  • Pros: Adds information you need to know
  • Review: If you fly a Bonanza, this is a must read to keep you safe in the skies and to make the most of the machine. Great supplement to the POH.

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would buy it again

  • By juan deal from Ciudad de la Costa Canelones Uruguay on Tuesday, April 23, 2019
  • Pros: usefull data and info well written
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A true “ Must Read” !

  • By Commander from Las Vegas NV USA on Thursday, November 29, 2018
  • Pros: The facts of flight explained as never before
  • Review: Very in depth discussion of hows & whys.

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A must for a Beech Bonanza Pilots

  • By Thomas from Allentown PA USA on Tuesday, January 16, 2018
  • Pros: Nicely structured and very informative
  • Review: I have hundreds of hours in different bonanzas and yet it is nice to read this book and confirm my knowledge and learn some more.

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I would buy this book again at an increased price

  • By Daniel from Lubbock TX USA on Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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  • Review: As a new Beechcraft Bonanza owner, this book is an incredibly useful reference. I read it over and over again

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Just what the Bonanza owner/buyer needs.

  • By Gayle from Fredericksburg TX USA on Wednesday, December 01, 2010
  • Pros: To the point.
  • Review: Great book. Met all expectations. Answers virtually every systems and performance question about the Bonanza. When combined with Larry Ball's book, they provide a wonderful resource regarding a remarkable airplane.

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A must read for all Bonanza pilots

  • By A Customer from Houston TX USA on Thursday, April 21, 2022
  • Pros: Flying by the numbers works and is well explained.
  • Cons: At times the book tries to cram 75 years and dozens of Bonanza models in.
  • Review: Aside from a few typos this is an excellent book.

    I bought my first copy of the book before I bought my Bonanza 15 years ago. I have read it cover to cover several times and I consult it from time to time for specific topics.

    The heart of the book is "flying by the numbers". To get the full benefit of the book, it is helpful to actually experiment for oneself how changes in power, attitude and configuration affect performance.
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As sacred as the POH

  • By Equbal Kalani MD PA Kalani on Wednesday, April 08, 2020
  • Pros: Adds information you need to know
  • Cons: Somewhat technical in places, but does simplify the zist of the material covered.
  • Review: If you fly a Bonanza, this is a must read to keep you safe in the skies and to make the most of the machine. Great supplement to the POH.
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would buy it again

  • By juan deal from Ciudad de la Costa Canelones Uruguay on Tuesday, April 23, 2019
  • Pros: usefull data and info well written
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A true “ Must Read” !

  • By Commander from Las Vegas NV USA on Thursday, November 29, 2018
  • Pros: The facts of flight explained as never before
  • Cons: Unless you are a math wizz hang on for some parts!
  • Review: Very in depth discussion of hows & whys.
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A must for a Beech Bonanza Pilots

  • By Thomas from Allentown PA USA on Tuesday, January 16, 2018
  • Pros: Nicely structured and very informative
  • Cons: I wich they had a e-book version.
  • Review: I have hundreds of hours in different bonanzas and yet it is nice to read this book and confirm my knowledge and learn some more.
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I would buy this book again at an increased price

  • By Daniel from Lubbock TX USA on Tuesday, July 15, 2014
  • Review: As a new Beechcraft Bonanza owner, this book is an incredibly useful reference. I read it over and over again
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 1 Other people found this review helpful.
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Just what the Bonanza owner/buyer needs.

  • By Gayle from Fredericksburg TX USA on Wednesday, December 01, 2010
  • Pros: To the point.
  • Cons: Would prefer a greater expansion of emergency procedures and checklists.
  • Review: Great book. Met all expectations. Answers virtually every systems and performance question about the Bonanza. When combined with Larry Ball's book, they provide a wonderful resource regarding a remarkable airplane.
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 1 Other people found this review helpful.

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