Rod Machado's How to Fly an Airplane Handbook Updates
Rod Machado's "How to Fly an Airplane Handbook" Updates as of 9-19-2018
When the FAA changed the commercial PTS to the ACS, they also changed the minimum recommended altitude for steep spirals to 1,500 feet AGL. The text marked in yellow highlight reflect these changes. Please make these corrections in your book.
Page 13-14 changes:
Page 13-15 changes:
Page 13-16 changes:
Page 13-19 changes:
Rod Machado’s How to Fly an Airplane Handbook Updates as of 6-8-2017:
Page 5-29: The stall speed at 60 degrees of bank was changed along with the picture reflecting that stall speed.
Rod Machado’s How to Fly an Airplane Handbook Updates as of 12-1-2016:
Page 6-31: Added the following text to right side of this graphic.
Page 9-11: Added/modified first paragraph text. New text in yellow highlight.
Page 12-5: Added/modified text shown in yellow highlight.
Rod Machado’s How to Fly an Airplane Handbook Updates as of 1-3-2015:
Figure 145, Page 1-37: Remove the words covered in red (scratch them out in your book).
Rod Machado’s How to Fly an Airplane Handbook Updates as of 11-1-2014:
Page 10-25, Figure 33 has been changed as follows:
Page 1-36, Figures 141 and 142. The joystick position was incorrect. The picture inserts shown below reflect the correct joystick positions for quartering tailwinds.
Correction Page 11-7, Figure 8 as shown below.
Correction Page 12-5, the word “above” is added to the first sentence as shown below.