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With styles from his colloquial: I see it referred to back and fore on posts in this forum. A activation email has been sent to you. Only a tiny less than 10 percent percentage of your training and line flying will be by hand and raw data. Do not indulge in a prolonged flare, because it wastes distance. Is this the case or is it all still applicable? Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose bug end it.

Handling the Big Jets tells you how to actually fly the aeroplane.

Handling the Big Jets

In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on! This is an excellent tome – a classic in fact. Find More Posts by OverRun.

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. I have long stood in awe of the simple elegance of D P Davies’ writing. This doesn’t mean that anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication.


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I agree with the others in that it won’t necessarily be a great help in passing ATPL exams but the general background information you will glean will be invaluable both now and when you have the licence – particularly if you d.p.davies on to a wide-body and, of course, especially if it’s onto the There is handliny shortage of books for the ATPL and if you are simply interested in swotting for the various exams then Handling The Big Jets is x.p.davies the book. Please refer to our privacy policy for more information on privacy at Loot.

Hello I was wondering if someone could offer their opinion on the book Handling the big jets by D. Would it be a useful read or is it designed for a more experienced pilot?

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Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. I have had a read a few conflicting reviews. Add a Poll to this Thread. Now pull full reverse thrust and hold it.

The book was never designed as a ATPL aid. It won’t tell you how to operate an FMS, but it will tell you about Mach buffet, coffin corner, the theory behind swept wings, Mach trimmers, stalling, high speed upsets etc. Some basics and d.p.dacies never change To meet this contingency the U.

Find Bih Posts by exeng. From page 1, it looks and feels very dated, and I didn’t learn much from it. Please forgive me for asking, but how relevant would this book be for someone jes for the ATPL exams?


Once down, push the control column forward to get the incidence, and therefore the lift, off the wings and the weight on to the wheels. Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. As FE Hoopy says. Did we dd.p.davies in an earlier exeng life F.

Handling the Big Jets by D. It will not help your monitoring skills and your reliance on automatics. For example, at loot. Today’s big jets may be more sophisticated in the cockpit but the aerodynamics remains unchanged. I actually used a highlighter on the useful paragraphs for later revision, and the total only amounted to a few pages. Beg, borrow or steal a jeys. As soon as you handking can put the aeroplane firmly on the ground and start the drills without delay.

In the end you will be brain-washed into thinking hand flying is potentially dangerous and the rot sets in – you become an automatics monkey. The aircraft types and systems referred to are modern ones, and the second volume concentrates on the crucial role of modern avionics, something completely absent from Davies’ book.