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Publication Date: 2003
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company
Stockwell, Brent, Kalakuka, Christine
Introduces the basic pilot knowledge & skills that are essential for piloting balloons. Introduces pilots to the broad spectrum of knowledge that will be needed as they progress in their pilot training. This handbook is for student pilots, as well as those pursuing more advanced pilot certificates. It introduces the prospective pilot to the realm of balloon flight & provides information & guidance to all balloon pilots in the performance of various balloon maneuvers & procedures. Chapters: introduction to ballooning; preparing for flight; inflation, launch, & landing; inflight maneuvers; postflight procedures; special operations; regulations & maintenance; earning a pilot certificate; & aeronautical decisionmaking. Glossary. Photos.Stockwell, Brent is the author of 'Balloon Flying Handbook', published 2003 under ISBN 9780756736866 and ISBN 0756736862.