This aviation primer provides a thorough introduction to flight training for new pilots and those considering flight school. Starting with all the factors involved in making the decision to learn to fly and earn a pilot certificate, this handbook covers such topics as why people fly, the process of learning to fly8212;including money matters, health requirements, time commitments, school and instructor options, and the tests involved8212;and the privileges and limitations associated with a pilot certificate. Frequent concerns of learning to fly are dispelled, including the realities of engine failures, midair collisions, and weather. The text is accompanied by numerous 3D illustrations to give novice pilots a realistic view of the flight training process.
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