Airplane Flying Handbook, FAA-H-8083-3B

Monday, April 6, 2015 @ 8:00 AM

The Airplane Flying Handbook (FAA-H-8083-3B) is designed as a technical manual to introduce basic pilot skills and knowledge that are essential for piloting airplanes.  It provides information on transition to other airplanes and the operation of various airplane systems.  It is developed by the Flight Standards Service, Airman Testing Standards Branch, in cooperation with various aviation educators and industry.

This handbook is developed to assist student pilots learning to fly airplanes. It is also beneficial to pilots who wish to improve their flying proficiency and aeronautical knowledge, those pilots preparing for additional certificates or ratings, and flight instructors engaged in the instruction of both student and certificated pilots, and best of all is available for download as a FREE reference via FAA.gov.