Pilot's Handbook Chap 1

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Pilot's Handbook Chap 1
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Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge Cahpter 1
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  1. Flawed designs because he kept bird like wings
    Leonardo da Vinci
  2. 1783 Joseph and Etieune Montgolfier
    First hot air balloon
  3. 1783 First gas balloon
    Professor Jacques Charles
  4. Kite-shaped wings
    Father of Aerial Navigation
    Sir George Cayley
  5. Failed steam powered monoplane
    William Samuel Henson
  6. Proved human flight in aircraft heavier then air was practical
    Otto Lilienthal
  7. Flew at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on December 17, 1903
    Wilber and Orville Wright
  8. St Petersburg Florida bussinessman started the first commercial airline.
    P. E. Fansler
  9. First schedualed airline flight
    January 1, 1914
  10. First Airmail flight conducted between New York and Washington D.C.
    May 15, 1918
  11. Congress passed Air Commerce act
    May 20, 1926
  12. First license issued to a pilot by a civilian agency of the federal government.
    • William P. MacCracken Jr.
    • April 6, 1927
  13. First certification of airworthiness
    Buhl Airster CA-3
    March 29, 1927
  14. Aeronautics branch renamed Bureau of Air Commerce
    1934
  15. WJHTC
    • William J. Hughes Technical Center
    • Avaition research and development, test and evaluation
  16. MMAC
    • Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center
    • Aviation safty-related and business support services
  17. 14 CFR part 43
    Aircraft maintenance, preventitive amintenance, rebuilding, and alterations
  18. 14 CFR part 91
    Provides guidance in the areas of general flight rules, visual flight rules (VFR) and instrument flight rules (IFR)
  19. 14 CFR part 61
    • Cirtification of pilots, flight instructors, and ground instructors.
    • Defines eligibility, auronautical knowledge, flight proficiency as well as training requirements for each type of cirtification required.

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