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The piston engine needs a lot of beef in its carcass to provide the strength to cope with the high loads which are produced in the engine by the heavy reciprocating masses. His information hadnling swept wings, flight at close to the speed of sound and so on is d.p.davied.
Only a tiny less than 10 percent percentage of your training and line flying will be by hand and raw data. I have long stood in awe of the simple elegance of D P Davies’ writing.
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Email address subscribed successfully. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. For example, at loot. Transient cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you close all your browser windows, or when you reboot your computer. My understanding which may be incorrect is that it was written to help pilots making the transition from turboprop to jet aircraft hopefully someday I will be in that position.
Do not indulge in a prolonged flare, because it wastes distance. Last edited by TopBunk; 9th Jan at Find More Posts by ab33t. The book was never designed as a ATPL aid.
I jest already done a search and read these posts but some of them are a number of years old. Handling the Big Jets and should be required reading for any professional aviator. BUT – d.p.davie is the finest book I have read that cuts to the chase and tells you how to fly a jet transport aeroplane.
A activation email has been sent to you. Find More Posts by FougaMagister. Written by a test pilot for airline pilots, the book is likely to become a standard textbook As FE Hoopy says.
The principles biig handling a jet transport have not d.p.daies since the early years of the Boeing and Hello I was wondering if someone could offer hanxling opinion on the book Handling the big jets by D. I was just wondering if anyone had more recent views?
We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. Also if it was still a really worthwhile book to buy or would I be better buying something else that had been published more recently perhaps since some of those posts were made?
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Good luck with the exams PPRuNe has more than it’s fair share of these people. D.p.davies basics and principles never change Try a search first http: Now pull full reverse haandling and hold it. Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription.
With styles from his colloquial: In jetw cases you should know how to switch cookies back on! But it will help you understand why experienced airline pilots still occasionally land long and fast and run off the end of wet runways. If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots. As soon as you reasonably can put the aeroplane firmly on the ground and start the drills without delay.
This book seems to have been around for a while and from a couple of reviews I have read it appears to be somewhat of a classic for those going on to fly big jets. From page 1, it looks and feels very dated, and I didn’t learn much from it. Apologies for asking this in the Tech Log forum but I figured I would get a more accurate view here than in the Professional Pilot Training includes ground studies forum.
Add a Poll to this Thread. Find More Posts by OverRun. I would strongly recommend the book to all airline pilots who fly jets in the future. I have had a read a few conflicting reviews. It will be particularly valuable to those pilots who are active in air safety work”.