Book Description: Pilotâ€™s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, an official Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Handbook; provides basic knowledge that is essential for pilots. This updated handbook introduces pilots to the broad spectrum of knowledge that will be needed as they progress in their pilot training. This handbook is useful to beginning pilots, as well as those pursuing more advanced pilot certificates. Chapters include: 1. Introduction To Flying, 2. Aircraft Structure, 3. Principles of Flight, 4. Aerodynamics of Flight, 5. Flight Controls, 6. Aircraft Systems, 7. Flight Instruments, 8. Flight Manuals and Other Documents, 9. Weight and Balance, 10. Aircraft Performance, 11. Weather Theory, 12. Aviation Weather Services, 13. Airport Operations, 14. Airspace, 15. Navigation, 16. Aeromedical Factors, 17. Aeronautical Decision-Making, Appendix, Glossary, and Index. Detailed specialized information with both color and b&w illustrations, easy to navigate.