New Edition of the Instrument Flying Handbook

The FAA has published a new edition of the Instrument Flying Handbook (FAA-H-8083-15B). You can download the PDF here. You can find links to many other FAA handbooks at the previous link. You can find links to additional handbooks here.

The new edition includes updated discussion of GPS, including substituting GPS for ground-based navaids, and GPS-based approaches.

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Here’s the table of contents for the new edition:

Chapter 1—The National Airspace System

Chapter 2—Air Traffic Control System

Chapter 3—Human Factors

Chapter 4—Aerodynamic Factors

Chapter 5—Flight Instruments

Chapter 6, Section I—Airplane Attitude Instrument Flying Using Analog Instrumentation

Chapter 6, Section II Airplane Attitude Instrument Flying Using an Electronic Flight Display

Chapter 7, Section I—Airplane Basic Flight Maneuvers Using Analog Instrumentation

Chapter 7, Section II Airplane Basic Flight Maneuvers Using an Electronic Flight Display

Chapter 8—Helicopter Attitude Instrument Flying

Chapter 9—Navigation Systems

Chapter 10—IFR Flight

Chapter 11—Emergency Operations

Appendix A: Clearance Shorthand

Appendix B: Instrument Training Lesson Guide

Glossary

Index

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  1. Pingback: Substituting GPS for Ground-Based Navigation Aids | BruceAir, LLC (bruceair.com)

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