Balloon Flying Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration) : FAA-H-8083-11A, Paperback / softback Book

Balloon Flying Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration) : FAA-H-8083-11A Paperback / softback


A thrilling blend of adventure and science, the art of flying hot air balloons has never been easier to enjoy.

In this newly revised edition of the Federal Aviation Administration's "Balloon Flying Handbook" pilots of any skill level will find an easy to understand overview of balloon aeronautics along with pointers and tips for safety.

With over 200 full-color illustrations and instrument data charts, this handy guide is more than just a textbook, it's a tool for lift-off.

Critical topics covered include: preflight planning, weather theory and reports, layout and launch, in-flight maneuvers, aeromedical factors, landing, recovery, and so much more.

Whether you're a seasoned pilot, or a land-dweller just starting to contemplate an adventure in the sky, the "Balloon Flying Handbook" is a vital resource that can't be missed.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 256 pages, 202 illusttrations
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Aviation skills / piloting
  • ISBN: 9781616087159



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