The book helps the reader understand how a product should be designed, identifying the customer’s requirements, considering all possible components of an integrated master plan, and executing according to the plan with an integrated master schedule. The author demonstrates that systems engineering offers a means for aircraft companies to become more effective and profitable.Describes how to measure and manage an aircraft programInstructs on how to determine essential input, process and output requirementsTeaches how to simplify the design process, thus allowing for increased profitProvides a lifecycle strategy using Integrated Master Plan/Schedule (IMP/IMS)Identifies cost driver influences on people, products and processes
A good pilot is always learning. That's why The Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, Fifth Edition, is such an indispensable resource. This bestselling guide covers all the essential information a pilot needs to become more knowledgeable--from terminology, navigation, airport and airspace operations to radio communications, emergency procedures, flight planning, weather, and much more. At the same time, it strikes a balance of being both concise and comprehensive in a streamlined, to-the-point format--while retaining the integrity and scope of the original material.
Thoroughly revised, this new fifth edition has also been updated to include current FAA policies as well as procedures involving pilot and passenger safety in flight, as well as safe operations at airports and airspaces, at and between airports. There's never been a more resourceful way for a pilot to add to the foundation on which safe flying skills are built--while continuing to learn.
New to this edition:The most complete step-by-step, call-by-call, radio communications chapter available to today's aviation student covering a long-distance flight from start to finish Updated FAA mandated standards of policies and procedures Additional photos and drawings A more streamlined design Complete flight planning strategies for long-distance flights
"Kern's work is a breakthrough, and a benchmark."
--John J. Nance, author of Blind Trust
Fully revised throughout, General Aviation Law, Third Edition, is an essential legal guide for those who work in aviation, including mechanics, pilots, aircraft owners, and aviation business owners. This practical reference answers all questions regarding aviation law in understandable layperson's terms.
The information in the book helps you to avoid legal troubles and describes what to expect if you are taken to court. Real-world case studies illustrate the topics addressed. All pertinent laws are clearly explained and clarified, providing you with the knowledge you need to understand your legal rights and protect yourself from costly litigation.
Coverage includes:The American legal system The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aircraft ownership Homebuilt aircraft Aviation insurance FAA enforcement procedures Principles of negligence liability Particular applications of negligence law Product liability Medical certificate appeals and special insurance