So when i discovered stick and rudder quite accidentally in 1988, just five years out of college myself, i applied adlers advice and marked the heck out of the flying techniques book yellowlining key points and making annotations in the. Written well before the proliferation of cockpit electronics, navigational aids, and air traffic control radio, the. Mak and your junior english class at kailua high school 197778. It shows precisely what the pilot does when he flies, just how he does it, and why. It has become a standard reference text for aviators. An explanation of the art of flying isbn 9780070362406 is a book written in 1944 by wolfgang langewiesche, describing how airplanes. When stick and rudder first came out, some of its contents were considered highly controversial. Stick and rudder, an explanation of the art of flying by wolfgang. An explanation of the art of flying wolfgang langewiesche on. Mortimer adlers how to mark a book, thank you, mrs.
Flight instructors have found that the book does indeed explain important phases of the art of flying, in a way the learner can use. The first check rides i gave in taas were as an faa inspector with little or no time in the airplane. An explanation of the art of flying book depository. In recent years its formulations have become widely accepted. Stick and rudder an explanation of the art of flying. Products purchased from third party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity. Today several excellent manuals offer the pilot accurate and valuable technical information.
Pilots and flight instructors have found that the book works. Booktopia has stick and rudder, an explanation of the art of flying by wolfgang langewiesche. Stick and rudder is the first exact analysis of the art of flying ever attempted. An explanation of the art of flying by wolfgang langewiesche from waterstones today.
Like stick and rudder, adlers famous essay was also written in the early 1940s. Written well before the proliferation of cockpit electronics, navigational aids, and air traffic control radio, the book focuses primarily on. Buy a discounted hardcover of stick and rudder online from. Wolfgang langewiesche 19072002 aviator, author and journalist, is one of the most quoted authors in aviation writing. I read the book, sat in the cockpit and knew the garmin 430530. And i believe the stick and rudder stuff is hugely important whether a person goes. An explanation of the art of flying isbn 9780070362406 is a book written in 1944 by wolfgang langewiesche, describing how airplanes fly and how they should be flown by pilots. It has been continously in print for thirtythree years. Because the basics are largely unchanging, the book therefore is applicable to large airplanes and small, old airplanes and.139 1444 423 885 1037 431 799 1315 702 520 461 493 1291 37 930 121 431 374 791 261 417 694 1089 1267 913 1015 793 726 439 1326 347 454 1384 830