Title PRACTICAL FLYING. (PRACTICAL FLYING PARTS 1-2 / PARACHUTES.
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1943
Seller ID 28884
77 pp + 46 pp +63 pp (three sections, individually paged), 7 5/8" H. Black simulated leather boards with gold lettering on spine, blindstamped lettering, borders on front board. Marbled endpapers, b&w drawing, diagrams. Chapter headings - Practical Flying, Part 1: Regulations; Pilot's Certificate; Air Traffic Rules; Flight; Flight Instruction; Elementary Maneuvers; Combined Maneuvers; Precision Maneuvers. Practical Flying, Part 2: Flight; Advanced Maneuvers; Loop With Quarter Roll Recovery; Split S or Half Roll; Vertical Reverse or Cartwheel; Cuban Eight; Immelman Turn; Seaplanes; Load Factors; Maneuvering Speed; Wing Loads in Turbulent Air; Safe Flying Speed in Turbulent Air. Parachutes: Types and Operations; Types of Parachutes; Parachute Requirements; Parachute Operation; Descriptions of Parachutes; Irvin Air Chute; General Description; Care and Inspection; Parachute Repairs; Packing Parachutes; Switlik Parachute; Pioneer Parachutes. Previous owner's name in ink on free front endpaper, light toning to pages, one slight very small corne bump.