Rod Machado's Instrument Pilot's Handbook Updates


All books, ebooks, audiobooks, and eLearning courses are updated when important changes occur and as soon as I can update the product. Any significant change will be shown below. 

I update all products from week-to-week, month-to-month and with each new book printing, as changes occur. Rest assured that you have the most current product on the market. Keep in mind that if you own any of my ebooks or audiobooks then you can update that product for "two years" after the date of purchase by clicking the original download link. I can't resend these links so please don't lose them.

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Changes to the Instrument Pilot's Handbook on 08-28-2020

Page 6-5: Change the values in your book to those circled in magenta.

Changes to the Instrument Pilot's Handbook on 07-26-2020

Page 8-24: Insert at bottom of page has been updated and reads as follows:

 Page 12-8: Please correct your text. The correct words are highlighted in the graphic below: 

Changes to the Instrument Pilot's Handbook on 07-9-2020

Page 8-7 in Chapter 8: The following "highlighted" change was made to the graphic at the bottom of this page. I removed the part that suggested an instructor is required to be present when using a FFS/ATD/FTD (sim) to gain or regain your currency.

Changes to the Instrument Pilot's Handbook on 05-25-2020

Page 7-16: The following "highlighted" change was made to the insert at the bottom of this page:
Page 11-27: The following change was made to the text in column one of this page:

Changes to the Instrument Pilot's Handbook on 05-15-2020

Page 8-41: The page was rearranged and the following graphic was added: 

Changes to the Instrument Pilot's Handbook on 04-09-2020

Page 3-33: Removed previous and added info on stabilized approaches:

 Page 10-16 thru 10-17: The NWS/FAA are no longer using BECMG in the TAF

 Page 14-13: VCOA is properly defined as: "Visual Climb Over Airport" 

Page 17-14: "Rotates" for takeoff is the correct word here.

 Page 17-15/17-16: The highlighted information is the correct updated info.

 Page 16-27. The highlighted information is the correct updated info.

Page 12-40. MON info added to Page 12-40


Changes to the Instrument Pilot's Handbook on 12-10-2019

Page 3-29, The proper word(s) is "Bank," not "Pitch and Bank."

Page 10-26, The FAA is now using two-panel low level prog charts.

Page 10-50, The FAA is now asking questions on the GFA "static" graphic:



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