The AIR PILOT'S MANUAL set of 7 Textbooks for EASA PPL.
Updated to the new JAR syllabus The Air Pilot's Manual series by Trevor Thom have become internationally recognised as the foremost pilot training textbooks.
With new, easy to read page layouts and excellent, clear computer generated graphics throughout they offer the student the best opportunity for easy learning of the Flying and Ground subjects for the Private Pilot Licence and will always provide excellent revision for the qualified pilot. They are standard issue for flying training organisations in the United Kingdom and throughout the World.
APM Volume 1 (Flying Training) covers: Flying Training and includes: The Aeroplane - Before and After Flight - Your First Solo - The Controls - Taxying - Straight and Level - Climbing - Descending - Turning - Stalling and Slow Flight - Spinning - Standard Take-Off and Climb to Downwind Leg - Circuit Operations, Approach and Landing - First Solo - Advanced Turning - Low Level Flying - Forced Landing - Pilot Navigation - Flight Instruments. Soft. 383 pages.
APM Volume 2 (Aviation Law & Meteorology) covers: Aviation Law and Meteorology and includes: Rules of the Air - Altimeter Setting - Airspace, Visual and Instrument Flight Rules - Distress, Search and Rescue - Documentation - Private Pilot Licence - Fit to Fly - In-Flight Medical Factors - First Aid - The Atmosphere - Wind - Cloud - Thunderstorms - Air Mass - Icing - Visibility - Weather Forecasts and Reports. Soft 354 pages.
APM Volume 3 (Air Navigation) covers: Air Navigation and includes: Basic Navigation Theory - Speed - Direction Navigation Computer - Vertical Navigation Time - The Earth - AeroNautical Charts Flight Planning - Pre-Flight - Route Selection and Charts - Flight Log - Flight Plan En-Route Navigation - Techniques - Navigation in Remote Areas - Entry/Exit Lanes. Soft. 499 pages.
APM Volume 4 (Aeroplane Technical) covers: the Aeroplane Technical and includes: Principles of Flight - Airframes - Engines - Fuel and Oil Systems - Electrical - Undercarriage and Brakes - Pressure and Gyroscopic Instruments - Magnetic Compass - Airframe Limitations - Airworthiness - Performance. Soft. 447 pages.
APM Volume 5 (Radio Navigation & Instrument Flying) covers: Radio Navigation and Instrument Flying and includes: Radio Navigation - Cockpit Flight Instruments - Instrument Flying - IMC Rating - Night Rating. This volume is particularly popular with Private Pilots wishing to learn and improve all aspects of instrument flying theory and practice to Instrument Rating standard. Soft. 498 pages.
APM Volume 6 (Human Factors & Pilot Performance) covers: Human Factors and Pilot Performance and includes: Human Physiology and High Altitudes - Eyesight and Visual Illusions - Hearing and Balance - Am I Fit to Fly? - Stress Management - Fatigue and Sleep - Information Processing - Judgement and Decision Making - Flight Deck. Soft. 243 pages.
APM Volume 7 (Radio Telephony) covers: Radio Telephony and includes: Radiotelephony Language and Procedures - Emergency and Radio Failure - How Radio Works - Example Flights in Controlled and Uncontrolled Airspace - Exercises and Answers. Soft. 212 pages.