Balloon Flying Handbook

Balloon Flying Handbook
The FAA has released the second edition of their book dedicated to balloon flying. The handbook serves to introduce balloon flight to prospective students who are seeking information on this exciting sport.

Beginning with an introduction to balloon flight training, the book provides information and guidance to pilots in the performance of maneuvers and procedures. Subjects covered include equipment and components, preparing for flight, inflation, launch and landing, inflight maneuvers, and post-flight procedures such as deflation and fueling. Chapters are included on special operations such as tethering and emergency procedures, regulations, and maintenance, earning a pilot certificate, and aeronautical decision making.

This new FAA publication is the official source for all balloon questions appearing on the FAA Knowledge Exams. PDF (electronic) format, color illustrations, 252 pages, includes glossary.

This is the electronic version of the publication in PDF format. It can be downloaded instantly when you complete your order. No waiting to get it delivered!

NOTE: A high speed interent connection is recommended for downloading because this is a very large file - approximately 47 megs.

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