From the Ground Up, "Improved" 29th Edition "BEST SELLER!"

Product Code: AP-FTGU-29

$79.95 CAD


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For almost 80 years, Sandy MacDonald's epic book "From the Ground Up" has stood as a literary benchmark in the education of pilots in Canada and the world over. With this 29th edition, readers will find the most up-to-date information on a wide and essential-to-know, cross section of topics that are fundamental to the safety and ultimate, personal gratification of one's flying activities.

The latest printing includes substantial improvements and alterations to the inside pages.  Over 200 illustrations have been revised or updated throughout the book. The appendices have been updated with a revamped "Sample Examination", Glossary and Index. The heading numbering system and its numerous embedded headings have been improved, so that it is easier to follow. By this, specific subject matter is easier to pinpoint within the title. Every section of the "From the Ground Up" 29th edition is prefaced by an overview which identifies page numbers for each topic  within every given chapter.


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Nearing its 80th year of publication, this award-winning title continues to provide complete and detailed information on the overall subjects of Aircraft Operations, Air Law, Meteorology, Navigation & Communications, and General Airmanship.

The new edition’s chapters delve deeply into their well-established subject matter. Elapsed content has been removed, and the very latest in new content has been added throughout. 

As ever, chapters within the book’s sections include: The Airplane, Theory of Flight, Aero Engines, Aerodromes & Airspace, Aeronautical Rules & Facilities, Aviation Weather, Air Navigation, Radio, Radio Navigation, Airmanship, Human Factors, and Air Safety. Updated Appendices include a Sample Examination, a revamped Glossary, and an expanded, extensive and valuable Index.

With every re-print of the previous edition of this title, content received its share of updates. Thus, From the Ground Up, 29th Edition contains not only all the updates explicit to this new version, it also contains all the incremental updates that were added during the publication lifespan of the very successful 28th Edition.

Significant to From the Ground Up, 29th Edition is the refinement of its interior appearance. A heading numbering system has been applied to the book, rendering its structure – and its numerous embedded headings – easier to follo
w. This new format also caters to the book’s appeal as a sought-after reference resource, thereby making specific subject matter much easier to pinpoint. Building on this latter new format, every section of From the Ground Up, 29th Edition is now pre-faced by an overview that identifies page numbers for each topic within every given chapter. Thus, looking up a topic is now quicker than ever.

Various images have been improved, many to a very significant degree. Also, extensive attention has been put towards the layout of tabular information. Several new tables have been added to the book. Furthermore, older tables have been updated to provide a much better “look,” as well as an enhanced means for students to study content.

ISBN 978-0-9730036-3-5

Softcover, 372 pages, 8.5" x 11"