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There are many considerations for a pilot when transitioning to jet powered airplanes. In addition to the information found in this category and type specific information that will be found in an FAA-approved Airplane Flight Manual, a pilot can find basic aerodynamic information for swept-wing jets, considerations for operating at high altitudes, and airplane upset causes and general recovery procedures in the Airplane Upset Recovery Training Aid, Supplement, pages 1-14, and all of Section 2 found here [pdf].
- Jet Engine Basics
- Operating the Jet Engine (Part One)
- Operating the Jet Engine (Part Two)
- Effects of the Absence of Propeller in Jet Engines
- Jet Engine Speed Margins
- Mach Buffet Boundaries
- Low Speed Flight in Jet Powered Airplanes
- Stalls in Jet Powered Airplanes
- Jet Powered Airplane Drag Devices
- Thrust Reversers
- Pilot Sensations in Jet Flying
- Jet Airplane Takeoff and Climb (Part One)
- Jet Airplane Takeoff and Climb (Part Two)
- Jet Airplane Takeoff and Climb (Part Three) Rejected Takeoff
- Jet Airplane Takeoff and Climb (Part Four) Rotation, Lift-Off, and Initial Climb
- Jet Airplane Approach and Landing (Part One) Landing Requirements and Speeds
- Jet Airplane Approach and Landing (Part Two) Stabilized Approach, Approach Speed and Glidepath Control
- Jet Airplane Approach and Landing (Part Three) The Flare, Touchdown, and Rollout
- Key Points in Transitioning to Jet-Powered Aircraft
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.