Pilots learning multi-engine flying have relied on this essential book for more than 20 years. Learn fundamentals of flying multi-engine airplanes and the aerodynamic laws that govern multi-engine flight under Bob Gardner's experienced and energetic tutoring. This fifth edition includes a new chapter on energy management and information on both obtaining the multi-engine rating and checking out in a new twin. An integrated flight and ground syllabus details the program for the rating and provides a sample written test, typical of the one used for new-aircraft checkouts. Also contains a complete library of FAA source material on multi-engine flight subjects. The Complete Pilot series is designed for use in flight schools, for home study, and as a base for student kits.
About the Author
Robert Gardner began his flying career in Alaska in 1960 while in the U.S. Coast Guard. By 1966, Bob earned his Private Land and Sea, Commercial, Instrument, Instructor, CFII and MEL. Over the next 16 years, he was an instructor, charter pilot, designated examiner, corporate and freight captain, and director of ASA Ground Schools.Bob held an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with Single-Engine and Multi-Engine Land ratings; a CFI certificate with Instrument and Multi-Engine ratings; and a Ground Instructor's Certificate with advanced and Instrument ratings. In addition, Bob was a Gold Seal Flight Instructor and was recognized as a Flight Instructor of the Year in Washington State. To top off this impressive list of accomplishments, Bob was also a well-known author, journalist, airshow lecturer and long-admired member of the aviation community.