Max Trescott’s “GPS and WAAS Instrument Flying Handbook”

Max Trescotts GPS and WAAS Instrument Flying HandbookI just finished reading Max Trescott’s “GPS and WAAS Instrument Flying Handbook” and I am very impressed. Mr. Trescott has a whole new way of looking at the modern cockpit and of how to use the tools we have available now. No more of the “GPS is handy and all but I don’t y trust it” kind of comments. This book gives real world ways to set up and get maximum use from the GPS receivers in our airplanes. While the examples are primarily for the Garmin 430/530 and G1000 system, there is plenty that can be applied to other units. Max has a writing style that makes understanding even complicated subjects easy. I recommend this book to every instrument student and pilot.

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ddf says January 18, 2010

I received this as a Christmas present but haven’t had the chance to open it yet. I’m glad to hear that he has taken the approach that GPS has matured and is now ready for serious study. The GNS430 is a remarkable system that can only be fully understood if significant time is spent diving into the sub menus. Much more valuable then just direct/enter/enter.

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Max Trescott, author, aviation expert, 2008 National Flight Instructor of the Year, writes analysis and commentary on the Aviation and General Aviation industry, flight training, FAA, TSA, NTSB and aviation safety.

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