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Takeoffs and Landings

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Table of Contents

Basic Concepts; Atmospheric Effects on Angle of Attack and Airspeed; Aircraft Flight Characteristics; Pilot Characteristics; Cleared for Takeoff; The Traffic Pattern and Circling; Cleared to Land; Level-Off Touchdown; The Landing Roll; Engine-Out Twin-Engine Flying; Lost Causes; Let's Fly; Index.

About the Author

Leighton Collins first soloed in 1929 in an open-cockpit biplane. He founded "Air Facts" magazine, which he edited and produced almost single-handedly for 35 years.


"A master aviator writes down all he knows about takeoffs and landings. The result is a goldmine... Half a century of close observation and penetrating analysis has gone into this book. We are fortunate to have it. Read it slowly. There is a lot to get." --Wolfgang Langeweische, author, Stick and Rudder

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