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Gleim Private Pilot Flight Maneuvers

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The Gleim Private Pilot Flight Maneuvers and Practical Test Prep book is designed to simplify and facilitate your flight training. Thorough discussions based on the FAA Airman Certification Standards, and full-color detailed illustrations teach each flight maneuver, area of operation, and other subject area tasks prior to your flight lesson. Thus, you will be thoroughly prepared to spend more quality time in the airplane. This book will make your flight training easier to understand and is a must for study prior to your FAA practical test.


  • Thorough discussions explain all knowledge, risk management, and skills items in the FAA Airman Certification Standards.
  • Step-by-step instructions make it easy to learn new maneuvers and procedures.
  • Learn from others' mistakes by reviewing common errors and how to avoid them.

Table of Contents:

  • Preface
  • Part I -- General Certificate Information
    • Study Unit 1: Optimizing Your Flight and Ground Training
    • Study Unit 2: Your FAA Practical (Flight) Test
  • Part II -- Flight Maneuvers and FAA Airman Certification Standards: Discussed and Explained
    • Section I: Preflight Preparation
      • Study Unit 3: Pilot Qualifications
      • Study Unit 4: Airworthiness Requirements
      • Study Unit 5: Weather Information
      • Study Unit 6: Cross-Country Flight Planning
      • Study Unit 7: National Airspace System
      • Study Unit 8: Performance and Limitations
      • Study Unit 9: Operation of Systems
      • Study Unit 10: Human Factors
    • Section II: Preflight Procedures
      • Study Unit 11: Preflight Assessment
      • Study Unit 12: Flight Deck Management
      • Study Unit 13: Engine Starting
      • Study Unit 14: Taxiing
      • Study Unit 15: Before Takeoff Check o Section III: Airport Operations
    • Section III: Airport Operations
      • Study Unit 16: Communications and Light Signals
      • Study Unit 17: Traffic Patterns o Section IV: Takeoffs, Landings, and Go-Arounds
      • Study Unit 18: Normal Takeoff and Climb
    • Section IV: Takeoffs, Landings, and Go-Arounds
      • Study Unit 19: Normal Approach and Landing
      • Study Unit 20: Soft-Field Takeoff and Climb
      • Study Unit 21: Soft-Field Approach and Landing
      • Study Unit 22: Short-Field Takeoff and Maximum Performance Climb
      • Study Unit 23: Short-Field Approach and Landing
      • Study Unit 24: Forward Slip to a Landing
      • Study Unit 25: Go-Around/Rejected Landing
    • Section V: Performance and Ground Reference Maneuvers
      • Study Unit 26: Steep Turns
      • Study Unit 27: Ground Reference Maneuvers
    • Section VI: Navigation
      • Study Unit 28: Pilotage and Dead Reckoning
      • Study Unit 29: Navigation Systems and Radar Services
      • Study Unit 30: Diversion 
      • Study Unit 31: Lost Procedures o Section VII: Slow Flight and Stalls
      • Study Unit 32: Maneuvering During Slow Flight
      • Study Unit 33: Power-Off Stalls
      • Study Unit 34: Power-On Stalls
      • Study Unit 35: Spin Awareness
    • Section VIII: Basic Instrument Maneuvers
      • Study Unit 36: Straight-and-Level Flight
      • Study Unit 37: Constant Airspeed Climbs
      • Study Unit 38: Constant Airspeed Descents
      • Study Unit 39: Turns to Headings
      • Study Unit 40: Recovery from Unusual Flight Attitudes
      • Study Unit 41: Radio Communications, Navigation Systems/Facilities, and Radar Services
    • Section IX: Emergency Operations
      • Study Unit 42: Emergency Descent
      • Study Unit 43: Emergency Approach and Landing (Simulated)
      • Study Unit 44: Systems and Equipment Malfunction
      • Study Unit 45: Emergency Equipment and Survival Gear
    • Section XI: Night Operations
      • Study Unit 46: Night Preparation
    • Section XII: Postflight Procedures
      • Study Unit 47: After Landing, Parking, and Securing
  • Appendix A: Your Pilot’s Operating Handbook/Airplane Flight Manual
  • Appendix B: Risk Management Overview
  • Appendix C: Basic Flight Maneuvers
  • Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Index


  • Author(s): Irvin N. Gleim, Garrett W. Gleim
  • ISBN: 9781618541338
  • Part Number: PPFM
  • Pages: 672
  • Edition: 7th – 2017

Other Information

Part # PPFM
Manufacturer Gleim Publications
Rating/Aircraft Type Private
Author Irvin N. Gleim, Garrett W. Gleim
ISBN-13 9781618541338
Pages 672

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