Pilot's Pocket Decoder by Christopher Abbe
This is a pilot's guide to 3000+ essential terms, acronyms, abbreviations, and symbols in a compact, easy-to-use, take-along format. "This could very well be one of the most well-used aviation books a pilot would own." - David Schneider, corporate pilot and college aviation instructor. "Wow, what a tremendous amount of useful information." - Terry Michmerhuizen, former instructor, School of Aviation Sciences, Western Michigan University. Written by a pilot, for pilots, the "Pilot's Pocket Decoder" gives aviators quick access to definitions of terms used for navigation, fuel, engines, meteorology, aircraft electronics, aircraft types, aviation safety, and more. All the terms are alphabetically arranged within 10 logical sections, from weather-related abbreviations to transponder and squawk codes, from slang to military designations, and contains definitions from across the global spectrum of aviation parlance.