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Through the Overcast : the Weather and the Art of Instrument Flying.[Weather map and teletype symbols -- Atmospheric fronts and cyclones -- Flight scares: fog, thunderstorms, icing -- Making the weather map -- Practical forecasting for the airman -- Weather and airline flying -- Weather averages: climatology -- Weather instruments -- Airplane instruments -- Sperry gyro instruments -- A chat on the aircraft power plant -- Fuel and lubrication -- Cambridge fuel-air ratio indicator -- The spark plug -- Whirling props -- Airplane behavior -- Dead reckoning: how to get where you're going -- Power vs. time and distance -- About radio -- Airway radio flying and orientation -- Instrument technique: how not to be confused -- Celestial navigation] by  Fred L. Meagher]  Frank L. Carlson - First Edition - 1939 - from Joseph Valles - Books and Biblio.com

Through the Overcast : the Weather and the Art of Instrument Flying.[Weather map and teletype symbols -- Atmospheric fronts and cyclones -- Flight scares: fog, thunderstorms, icing -- Making the weather map -- Practical forecasting for the airman -- Weather and airline flying -- Weather averages: climatology -- Weather instruments -- Airplane instruments -- Sperry gyro instruments -- A chat on the aircraft power plant -- Fuel and lubrication -- Cambridge fuel-air ratio indicator -- The spark plug -- Whirling props -- Airplane behavior -- Dead reckoning: how to get where you're going -- Power vs. time and distance -- About radio -- Airway radio flying and orientation -- Instrument technique: how not to be confused -- Celestial navigation]

by Jordanoff, Assen. [illustrations, Frank L. Carlson, Fred L. Meagher]

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New York ; Lonodn : Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1939., 1939. Good. 1st edition, 2nd printing ; blue and silver decorative covers ; foxed ; front hinge shaken ; x, 356 pp. ; numerous illustrations, many humorous cartoons ; Contents: Simplicity of the modern aircraft -- How to become a weather detective -- Stability and instability -- Biography of the air masses and their identification -- Weather map and teletype symbols -- Atmospheric fronts and cyclones -- Flight scares: fog, thunderstorms, icing -- Making the weather map -- Practical forecasting for the airman -- Weather and airline flying -- Weather averages: climatology -- Weather instruments -- Airplane instruments -- Sperry gyro instruments -- A chat on the aircraft power plant -- Fuel and lubrication -- Cambridge fuel-air ratio indicator -- The spark plug -- Whirling props -- Airplane behavior -- Dead reckoning: how to get where you're going -- Power vs. time and distance -- About radio -- Airway radio flying and orientation -- Instrument technique: how not to be confused -- Celestial navigation -- As I think of it ; two excellent diagrams of a dc-3 cockpit and a Curtiss Hawk 75 ; numerous depictions of period aircraft equipment and indicators ; G

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