The purpose of this manual is to help in the explanation,
visualization and execution of the flight maneuvers required
for the Private Pilot Practical Flight Test. Students preparing
for their oral and flight test will find this manual helpful. Any
pilot preparing for a Biennial Flight Review (BFR), can use this
manual as a refresher on maneuvers that you may not have
executed in quite some time. Flight Instructor applicants and
Certified Flight Instructors will find this manual a beneficial
The manual breaks down each maneuver required on the
Private Practical Test in six parts:
FAA objective for the maneuver.
FAA completion standards.
General description of the maneuver.
Detailed step by step textual description on how to execute the maneuver
as recommended by the FAA.
References to FAA publications where the information was compiled from.
Detailed graphic profiles summarizing the procedure in a visual format. Also
included are airspeeds, pitch attitudes, bank angles, power settings and
configurations for a Cessna 172P plus room to add the same information for
up to three additional aircraft.
Benefits of this manual:
Certified Flight Instructors can use this teaching aid as an excellent resource
for preflight briefings.
Only detailed maneuvers manual with a spiral binding. Easy to lay book
open flat in the classroom or in the cockpit.
Several flight schools use this manual as a standardization tool for all
their instructors and students.
There is no other source that details the Private Pilot Maneuvers like this book.
This manual provides a very good explanation of the maneuver and the progressive steps to complete each task. Not to wordy and easy to follow for the student. Allows all instructors to teach the same method so no confusion exists if a student transfers to another instructor (at the same school).