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The RAF Manual Of Flying (AP3456)

This Unique Aviation Manual is Now Available

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The RAF Manual of Flying has been in existence, in one form or another, since the formation of the Royal Air Force in 1918, and represents the corporate memory of aviation knowledge and basic flying skills within the UK Military Services. It has evolved to become a major aviation instructional reference work and is used by the UK Military as the basis
for flying training course handouts and specialist notes. The Manual is of benefit to aviation students, qualified aircrew and instructors alike, and particularly for those studying for instrument ratings or instructor categorization.

The Volumes are:

Vol 1 - Principles of Flight
Vol 2 - Engines & Aircraft Systems
Vol 3 - Flight Instruments & Avionics
Vol 4 - Avionics
Vol 5 - Aircraft Operation
Vol 6 - Aviation Medicine
Vol 7 - Navigation
Vol 8 - Mathematics & Physics
Vol 9 - Magnetism, Electricity & Electronics

Each volume comes as a soft bound, A4 size book.

Subjects covered include:

  • Fixed Wing and Helicopter Principles of Flight
  • Aircraft Performance
  • Propulsion and Ancillary Systems
  • Air Data, Heading, Attitude and Alignment Instruments
  • Navigation, Computing and Display Systems
  • Communications, Navigation Aids and Sensors
  • Airmanship
  • Basic and Advanced Flying Techniques
  • Aviation Medicine
  • Basic Navigation Principles
  • Astro Navigation
  • Flight Planning
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Electricity
  • Magnetism

How to Purchase

For details of prices and how to purchase individual volumes, or the complete set of nine volumes of the Manual, contact the AP3456 Editorial Office.

Executive Editor AP3456
Building 328 W
Central Flying School
Royal Air Force College, Cranwell
Sleaford
Lincolnshire
NG34 8HB
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1400 266545
Fax: +44 (0)1400 266641

e-mail: CRN-CFS-AP3456Editor@mod.uk

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