Handling The Big Jets is the difinitive guide for pilots looking to advance their careers. Inevitably in their process to do so pilots face the prospect of having to perform for airline interview panels and simulator check rides. For some pilots this can be a daunting experience because of lack of exposure to big jet techniques. The essence of Handling The Big Jets is about relationships, and aerodynamics. For the uninitiated, the differences between piston engine or turbo-props and jet transports are most pronounced during take-off, landing and encountering severe weather. Handling The Big Jets covers these phases of flight in depth and as such forms an essential part of the book. Handling the big jets is an authoritative text for those aviators and students interested in making the jump from light aircraft to heavy jets, and learning about the techniques and flying qualities of these aircraft. This text will be particularly useful for pilots who are looking to transition from light aircraft to jets, or the new hire facing their first jet endorsement, and narrow body crew going wide body. Can truly be described as the best of its kind in the world - International Federation of Airline Pilots Association. 325 pages, Hardback.