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Conventional Gear: Flying a Taildragger Conventional Gear:
Flying a Taildragger
Learn the techniques necessary to fly a tailwheel airplane. Details on several taildraggers, including De Havilland Canada aircraft, the Bellanca Citabria/Decathlon, the DC-3 and the Pitts Special. By David Robson, published by ASA, 220 pages.

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Stick and Rudder Stick and Rudder
An Explanation of the Art of Flying
An Aviation Classic first published in 1944. A unique description of flying, angle of attack control, and detailed explanation of exactly HOW to land an airplane. Helps pilots understand flight and complete airplane control. Also excellent for instructors. By Wolfgang Langewiesche, 390 pages.

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The Compleat Taildragger Pilot The Compleat Taildragger Pilot
Gives special attention to the quirks of various taildraggers and the most complete discussion of "P-factor" you're ever likely to find. Highly recommended for the student pilot who finds himself in a taildragger, or to any licensed pilot who wants to complete his education by transitioning to a "conventional" landing-gear craft. By Harvey S. Plourde, 263 pages.
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Seaplanes / Floatplanes
Seaplane Pilot Seaplane Pilot
Training for the Seaplane Pilot Certificate and Beyond
All the tasks a pilot must demonstrate during the checkride to receive a seaplane certificate are covered in detail, including preflight preparations, taxiing, sailing, seaplane base and airport operations, takeoffs and landings, and emergency operations. The FAA practical test standards are included as an appendix. By Dale de Remer and ASA, July, 2003; 400 pages.
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Water Flying Concepts : An Advanced Text on Wilderness Water Flying Water Flying Concepts
An Advanced Text on Wilderness Water Flying
Going beyond the basic how-to guide, this handy reference provides pilots with all the knowledge needed to get the best performance from a seaplane. Discussions include takeoff performance and techniques, external loads, and reducing water drag. Planning and flying a trip into the deep wilderness, including wilderness preparedness, navigation, and operations, is covered. Also discussed are center-of-gravity effects on seaplanes, stability on water, fuels and fueling, mooring, and seaplane camping. Second edition (April 1, 2003), By Dale Remer and ASA, 404 pages.
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Flying a Floatplane Flying a Floatplane
Heavily illustrated book for aspiring floatplane pilots is now updated with new and expanded coverage addressing the increasing popularity of turbines, kitplanes, and amphibians. By Marin Faure, 3rd edition (May 1, 1996), 274 pages.
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Notes of a Seaplane Instructor: An Instructional Guide to Seaplane Flying
Notes of a Seaplane Instructor:
An Instructional Guide to Seaplane Flying
Each step of flying a seaplane, from preflight through taxiing, takeoff, and landing; handling aircraft on the water, including rough and glassy water takeoffs and landings, sailing, docking, beaching, and ramping seaplanes.
2nd edition (August 1, 2005),190 pages.

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Seaplane Operations: Basic and Advanced Techniques for Floatplanes, Amphibians, and Flying Boats from Around the World Seaplane Operations
Basic and Advanced Techniques for Floatplanes, Amphibians, and Flying Boats from Around the World
Comprehensive text on basic and advanced techniques for float planes, amphibians, and flying boats covers natural elements, seamanship, water aerodromes and seaplane bases, ground and water operations. Also included are instructions on high speed (step) taxiing, takeoffs and landings, docking, ramping and buoying, operations with amphibians, and flying multiengine seaplanes. By Dale Remer and ASA, April 1, 2003, 404 pages.
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