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Additional resources including printable .pdf documents and multimedia presentations are available here for your supplemental study.
 
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Download this FREE 70-page ebook. It will answer all your questions about pilot training.
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This is the current version of this textbook and includes the newest updates for 2016 and the new ACS
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FAA document describing how to get a good weather briefing.
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A very important chapter from the FAA textbook, Aviation Weather for Pilots.
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FAA-P-8740-47
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This 7-page .pdf shows you everything you need to know about communications in Class D airspace.
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An abridged version of the FAA Chart User's Guide that focuses on VFR sectional symbology.
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Steep spiral descents can occur without warning when distracted or in IMC conditions. Here's a SIMPLE way to recover.
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Do you think you should be able to solo in 8 hours? Or even 10 hours? Read this and reevaluate your expectations.
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This article describes what you can expect if the FAA schedules you for a 709 reexamination flight.

Examograms
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Learn the tricks to the VOR questions on the Written Test.
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End the confusion now!
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An interactive look at how aircraft lights really appear at night.
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The questions are on the test. Learn them here.
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The Written Test covers five types of fog. They're easy to remember with this trick.
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Another topic that creates problems for pilots. Here is how it's done.
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Be prepared to answer the exact METAR questions that appear on the Written Test.
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Test Preparation
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The 2013 version of the book that contains the charts and diagrams used in the Knowledge Test. (old Computer Testing Supplement)
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This is the new KTS for 2016. It is scheduled to replace the 2013 version in June 2016.
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This version of the Practical Test Standards (PTS) has been abridged and annotated for Private Pilot ASEL candidates.
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This document covers all the essential topics that can be expected to be covered during the FAA Oral Exam.
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A portion of the PTS that is frequently overlooked. This is from the Instrument PTS, but it applies to VFR pilots, too.
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This four page document summarizes the PTS requirements for the basic Private Pilot flight maneuvers. Easier than the full PTS.
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This one-page summary chart is perfect for memorizing the VFR weather minimums.
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Summary chart of airport signs. Great for review.
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Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge
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Download this standard FAA textbook by chapter for free.
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Instrument Pilot
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These six configurations of pitch and power are used for each phase of IFR flight. Learn them for your airplane!
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When is an alternate required, and how do you choose one?
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Enroute Charts are the main charts for IFR navigation.
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Diagrams and charts used on the Instrument Pilot Knowledge Test.
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February 2014 Addendum to the Instrument Pilot Computer Testing Supplement
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