This new FAA handbook (FAA-H-8083-6 Effective 2009) provides general aviation users with comprehensive information on the advanced avionics equipment available in technically advanced aircraft (TAA). VFR and IFR operations in aircraft with the latest integrated _ÑÒglass cockpit_Ñ instrumentation are covered here helping pilots understand which advanced avionics systems to use and when.
Readers will learn the _ÑÒknob-ology_Ñ associated with operating cockpit-computers including data entry maintaining current databases and accessing information from the various screens. Common pilot errors catching those errors and instrument failures are discussed as well as recommendations for using standby instruments during both normal and emergency operations. Each phase of flight is covered so readers will know how to execute departure enroute and approach procedures using glass cockpit instrumentation.
Subjects covered include the Primary Flight Display (PFD) Multi-Function Display (MFD) moving maps terrain cockpit weather traffic data fuel management systems and electronic charts and checklists. Essential skills checklists and summaries conclude each chapter for a comprehensive review and quick-check reference. Soft cover full-color illustrations glossary 8-1/4 x 10-3/4 114 pages.

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