The Aviators Guide to Navigation

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Improve Your Piloting Skills with Today's Best Navigation Guide. Now Updated with the Latest Cockpit Technology and Tools!

The Aviator's Guide to Navigation has been revised and updated to equip experienced pilots and aviation students with a complete tutorial on modern navigation systems. From the basics of dead reckoning to the most advanced ''glass cockpit'' EFIS systems, the Fourth Edition of this comprehensive guide explains the full range of air navigation innovations, covering all the new technologies and tools that have emerged in the past ten years.

Readers will find valuable new material on distance measuring equipment (DME), long-range navigation, and The Next Generation Navigation System. Filled with a wealth of detailed illustrations, the Fourth Edition of The Aviator's Guide to Navigation features:

  • A highly readable tutorial on navigation fundamentals
  • Expert information on cutting-edge navigation tools and
    technologies that are changing how pilots fly
  • New to this edition: New information on GPS navigation and flight management systems, distance measuring equipment, area navigation, critical fuel scenarios, and international operations

Everything a Pilot Needs to Know About Navigation

  • Pilotage and Dead Reckoning
  • VOR Navigation Fundamentals
  • Distance Measuring Equipment
  • VOR/DME Navigation
  • VOR/DME Area Navigation
  • NDB Navigation
  • Ground-Based Radar Navigation
  • Instrument Approaches
  • Principles of Global Navigation
  • Loran-C
  • Inertial Navigation Systems
  • GPS Navigation
  • Long-Range and Over-Water Navigation
  • Non-Radar Navigation
  • Flight Management Systems
  • The Next Generation Navigation System
  • Appendixes

 

Contents:

Chapter 1. Pilotage and Dead Reckoning
Chapter 2. VOR Navigation Fundamentals
Chapter 3. Distance Measuring Equipment
Chapter 4. VOR/DME Navigation
Chapter 5. VOR/DME Area Navigation
Chapter 6. NDB Navigation
Chapter 7. Ground-Based Radar Navigation
Chapter 8. Instrument Approaches
Chapter 9. Principles of Global Navigation
Chapter 10. Loran-C Navigation
Chapter 11. Inertial Navigation Systems
Chapter 12. Satellite Navigation
Chapter 13. Long-Range and Overwater Navigation
Chapter 14. Nonradar Navigation
Chapter 15. Flight Management Systems
Chapter 16. The Next Generation Air Navigation System
APPENDIX A: DOCUMENT SOURCES
APPENDIX B: AERONAUTICAL CHART SOURCES
APPENDIX C: ABBREVIATIONS
GLOSSARY
INDEX

 

Soft Cover 288 Pages.