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5 thoughts on “Mountain, Canyon, and Backcountry Flying

  1. Mike W. Mike W. says:

    I am a CFII and have been flying in the Idaho backcountry for 30 years, but I learned a lot reading this book Amy Hoover and Dick Williams have a wealth of knowledge and experience, Their book is presented in a clear manner with lots of practical examples and rules of thumb to complement the technical explanations It covers every aspect of mountain flying, from flight planning, to takeoffs, landings, weather, airplane performance and human factors It is well illustrated with lots of photos of backcountry airstrips and useful charts and diagrams Even if you fly at sea level over flat land, you will want this book in you aviation library I wish I had this book 30 years ago.

  2. Robert J. Hickey Robert J. Hickey says:

    I especially like the fact that my signed copy will one day be worth millions

  3. Customer Customer says:

    I finally just read Amy Hoover and Dick Williams new book If you re new to mountain flying I highly recommend it If you re experienced in mountain flying there s some great stuff to pick up, explain, and or relearn I appreciated the anecdotal stories from some of the well regarded back country pilots she brought in Her story at the end is worth a read As pilots we never stop learning

  4. Rick Bosshardt Rick Bosshardt says:

    I really enjoyed reading this book Its chock full of information on all aspects of backcountry mountain flying, and is one of those books where Ill go back and read it periodically, to try to absorb all the information found in it Very comprehensive I would recommend it as mandatory reading for anyone thinking of flying into the mountains

  5. Kindle Customer Kindle Customer says:

    Excellent book which brings mountain flying up to date Well made and in color.

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Mountain, Canyon, and Backcountry Flying Forthan a century, pilots have been intrigued by the challenges of flight in the highest mountains and the deepest canyons on every continent Mountain, canyon, and backcountry flying allows pilots to get off the beaten path and enjoy the outdoors It opens up a whole new world of recreation, including airplane camping, hiking, fishing, and staying at guest lodges or bush camps in areas without roads or easy access by land or water Flying in these enticing environments often entails operations over relatively inaccessible terrain in a challenging and sometimes unforgiving environment This necessitates the proper mindset, discipline, and procedures to operate efficiently and safely Operating over mountains, navigating through canyons, taking off and landing on unimproved, high altitude airstrips in confined areas, and maximizing airplane performance requires specialized skills The authors and guest writers share information and tips gleaned fromthan 150 years and 100,000 hours of collective experience as professional mountain and backcountry pilots and flight instructors Recreational pilots to mountain flying instructors will find this book useful, and college and university professors can use the text to supplement their classroom instruction Fundamental concepts include preparing for and conducting mountain and canyon flights, airport operations, situational awareness, aircraft performance, risk management, and emergency operations Analysis of accident scenarios, accounts from the authors own experiences, and contributions from seasoned backcountry pilots and instructors expand on material detailed in the text Each chapter includes exercises to help the reader understand and apply the information to their own flying, and beautiful color illustrations will inspire pilots to seek out these awe inspiring destinations Foreword by Rod Machado Full color illustrations.

  • Kindle Edition
  • Mountain, Canyon, and Backcountry Flying
  • Amy L Hoover
  • 06 August 2019
  • 1619547414