The Airplane Flying Handbook (FAA-H-8083-3C) released in 2021, is the latest revision developed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). It provides basic knowledge that is essential for pilots. This book introduces basic pilot skills and knowledge that are essential for piloting airplanes. It provides information on transition to other airplanes and the operation of various airplane systems. It is developed by the FAA Flight Standards Service, Airman Testing Standards Branch, in cooperation with various aviation educators and industry. This handbook is developed to assist student pilots learning to fly airplanes. It is also beneficial to pilots who wish to improve their flying proficiency and aeronautical knowledge, those pilots preparing for additional certificates or ratings, and flight instructors engaged in the instruction of both student and certificated pilots. It introduces the future pilot to the realm of flight and provides information and guidance in the performance of procedures and maneuvers required for pilot certification.
This handbook supersedes FAA-H-8083-3B, Airplane Flying Handbook, dated 2016.
Chapters inside this Manual:
Chapter 1: Introduction to Flight Training. Chapter 2: Ground Operations. Chapter 3: Basic Flight Maneuvers. Chapter 4: Energy Management: Mastering Altitude and Airspeed Control. Chapter 5: Maintaining Aircraft Control: Upset Prevention and Recovery Training. Chapter 6: Takeoffs and Departure Climbs. Chapter 7: Ground Reference Maneuvers. Chapter 8: Airport Traffic Patterns. Chapter 9: Approaches and Landings. Chapter 10: Performance Maneuvers. Chapter 11: Night Operations Chapter 12: Transition to Complex Airplanes. Chapter 13: Transition to Multiengine Airplanes. Chapter 14: Transition to Tailwheel Airplanes. Chapter 15: Transition to Turbopropeller-Powered Airplanes. Chapter 16: Transition to Jet-Powered Airplanes. Chapter 17: Transition to Light Sport Airplanes (LSA). Chapter 18: Emergency Procedures. Glossary. Index.