Table of contents for How to fly a plane / By Nick Barnard ; Photographs by Lucy Pope.

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Introduction
CHAPTER 1 ¿ HOW A PLANE FLIES	
The Structure of a Plane and Cockpit Controls
Anatomy of a Diamond Star DA40 TDI
Balancing Weight with Lift, and Drag with Thrust
Lift and the Angle of Attack	
Drag
Thrust
Flight Controls
CHAPTER 2 ¿ LET¿S GO FLYING
Pre-flight Checks and Start-up
Communication and Navigation 
Taxi and Pre-takeoff
Takeoff
Climbing and Level Flight
Turning
Slow Flight and Stalling
Descending and Arriving at an Airfield
Landing
Shutdown and Post-flight Checks
CHAPTER 3 ¿ FIRST FLIGHTS
DG1000 High-performance Aerobatic Training Glider
Diamond Star DA40 TDI Exciting New Plane for Training and Touring 
Jungmann Classic Biplane Trainer from 1930s Germany	
Sukhoi 29 Unlimited Aerobatic Trainer from Russia
Mustang P51D Legendary American Warbird
Hawk Renowned British Military Jet
Learjet 45XR Luxury Jet with an Iconic Pedigree
Airbus A380 Superjumbo of the Future
Pilot¿s Notes
Credits and Acknowledgments

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Airplanes -- Piloting.
Private flying.