From the Back Cover
The Aviator's Guide to Navigation has been revised and updated to equip experienced pilots and aviation students with a complete tutorial on modern navigation systems. From the basics of dead reckoning to the most advanced "glass cockpit" EFIS systems, the fourth edition of this comprehensive guide explains the full range of air navigation systems, covering all the new technologies and tools that have emerged in the past ten years.
Readers will find valuable new material on distance measuring equipment (DME), long-range navigation, and The Next Generation Navigation System. Filled with a wealth of detailed illustrations, the fourth edition of The Aviator's Guide to Navigation features:
* A highly readable tutorial on navigation fundamentals * Expert information on cutting-edge navigation tools and technologies that are changing how pilots fly * New to this edition: New information on GPS navigation and flight management systems, distance measuring equipment, area navigation, critical fuel scenarios, and international operations * Everything a Pilot Needs to Know About Navigation * Pilotage and Dead Reckoning * VOR Navigation Fundamentals * Distance Measuring Equipment * VOR/DME Navigation * NDB Navigation * Ground-Based Radar Navigation * Instrument Approaches * Principles of Global Navigation * Loran-C * Inertial Navigation Systems * GPS Navigation * Long-Range and Over-Water Navigation * Non-Radar Navigation * Flight Management Systems * The Next Generation Navigation System * Appendixes