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Modern Aviator


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The primary purpose of the Gleim Private Pilot FAA Knowledge Test book is to provide you with the easiest, fastest, and least-expensive means of passing the FAA knowledge test. Gleim Knowledge Transfer Outlines at the beginning of each study unit concisely present the relevant material needed to answer questions selected from previously released FAA test banks as well as questions that have been developed from current FAA reference materials.

This book can be used in preparation for the following FAA airmen knowledge tests:
Private Pilot – Airplane (PAR)
Recreational Pilot – Airplane (RPA)
Private Pilot – Airplane Transition (PAT)


Table of Contents

Introduction: The FAA Pilot Knowledge Test
Study Unit 1. Airplanes and Aerodynamics
Study Unit 2. Airplane Instruments, Engines, and Systems
Study Unit 3. Airports, Air Traffic Control, and Airspace
Study Unit 4. Federal Aviation Regulations
Study Unit 5. Airplane Performance and Weight and Balance
Study Unit 6. Aeromedical Factors and Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM)
Study Unit 7. Aviation Weather
Study Unit 8. Aviation Weather Services
Study Unit 9. Navigation: Charts and Publications
Study Unit 10. Navigation Systems
Study Unit 11. Cross-Country Flight Planning
Appendix A: Private Pilot Practice Test
Appendix B: Interpolation
FAA Listing of Learning Statement Codes
Cross-References to the FAA Learning Statement Codes
Abbreviations and Acronyms
Index of Legends and Figures


Over 760 Multiple-Choice Questions
Learn and understand difficult concepts easily using the Knowledge Transfer Outlines
Review reprints of all images in the FAA Testing Supplement
Prepare for the exam by taking practice knowledge tests under exam conditions
Learn principles instead of memorizing answers by reviewing answer explanations