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This category provides an overview of aircraft structures. A more in-depth understanding of aircraft structures and controls can be gained through the use of flight simulation software or interactive programs available online through aviation organizations, such as the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA). Pilots are also encouraged to subscribe to or review the various aviation periodicals that contain valuable flying information. As discussed in the Introduction to Flying category, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the FAA also offer free information for pilots.
- Aircraft Design, Certification, and Airworthiness
- Lift and Basic Aerodynamics
- Major Components of an Aircraft
- Types of Aircraft Construction (Part One)
- Types of Aircraft Construction (Part Two)
- Instrumentation: Moving into the Future
Private Pilot Test Prep 2018 – Pilot license candidates studying for the Private and Recreational Pilot FAA Knowledge Exam will find sample questions for every question in the Federal Aviation Administration exam database along with their answers and explanations. Questions from the exam are arranged by subject category, with each section prefaced by text introducing the subject matter and accompanied by specific study material. Each question is followed by the answer, an explanation of the answer, and a Learning Statement Code for further study in FAA materials. Updates are provided to account for FAA test-question changes throughout the publication year via the ASA website or e-mail alerts. Up-to-date basics on aerodynamics, engine operation, flight instruments, performance, radio navigation, and meteorology are among the subjects covered in this study aid. Includes softcover book and computer testing supplement.
You may also find the Private Pilot Oral Exam Guide helpful in your preparation for your FAA oral Exam.