The ultimate guide for flying skillfully and safely Now, in one comprehensive volume you can get both step-by-step instruction in basic piloting skills, and FARs that every pilot must be able to reference and understand. Piloting Basics by Lewis Bjork truly packs all the detailed, profusely illustrated how-to information you need. From total preflight preparations to takeoffs and landings, its all here: basic instrument flyingtransitioning to multiengine airplanesnavigatingreading standard and supplemental visual chartsflying in special-use airspaceworking with transpondersoperating in class B, class C, and TRSA airport environmentswhat to do in an emergency and much, much more. You learn vital facts about terminal radar approach and departure control facilities, air route traffic control centers, and Unicorn and Multicom airport radio communications. Whats more, this pilots information powerhouse puts at your fingertips the expertise of six bestselling references: Loves Flight Maneuvers and Light Airplane Navigation Essentials -- plus must-have aviation classics including Illmans Pilot's Radio Communications Handbook, 5th Edition; Lankfords Understanding Aeronautical Charts, 2nd Edition and Fraziers ABCs of Safe Flying, 4th Edition.