Rod Machado's (NEW) Private/Commercial Pilot Handbook


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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 you can update that ebook for up to "one year" after the date of purchase by clicking the original download link (I can't resend eBook download links, so please don't lose them). Audiobook ".mp3" files found in your account window are always updated when significant changes occur. 

Rod Machado 


Update 6-12-2024
Chapter 16, Page 16-17
Weight shift problem #5B's answer should be 145 lbs., not 109 lbs.

Update 6-7-2024
Chapter 13, Page 13-32
The yellow highlighted area has been added to this paragraph.

Update 4-5-2024
Chapter 9, Page 3, Figure 1:
Figure 1 is updated to reflect altitudes above FL600 are now being called, "Upper Class E Airspace." We don't talk about this in this book because it's irrelevant to private pilots (unless you happen to be directly above a volcano when it blows).

Update 2-7-2024
Chapter 2, Page 2-25, Figure 43:
In the caption below, the highlighted text has changed from "doubles" to "quadruples."

Update 9-24-2023
Chapter 10, Page 10-12:
Oroville airport replaced the previously listed "Chico" airport in the text below.

Chapter 10, Page 10-13:
Figure 37, position B on page 10-13 has been changed to show Oroville airport and its ASOS station.

Update 6-20-2023

Chapter 2, Page 2-62:
The V or velocity in the drag formula is based on "true airspeed," not "calibrated airspeed."

Update 6-15-2023
Chapter 6, Page 6-52:
The text in the book had been changed to the text highlighted in yellow.

Update 1-1-2023
Chapter 16, Page 16-17:
The correct answer to Weight and Balance problem 5C is shown below.

Update 1-1-2023
Chapter 2, Page 2-65:
The highlighted word in yellow shown below is the correct word. The book shows "decreases" which is incorrect.