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Old 08-24-2017, 12:52 AM   #1
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I am going to be giving my brother ground school for an instrument rating. Can anyone suggest the best textbook to teach from? I am looking for something fairly modern, so things like GPS will be included. Also, if you know something modern or digital simulator and you share with me I would be greatful.

Thanks for any suggestions.
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I am going to be giving my brother ground school for an instrument rating. Can anyone suggest the best textbook to teach from? I am looking for something fairly modern, so things like GPS will be included. Also, if you know something modern or digital simulator and you share with me I would be greatful.

Thanks for any suggestions.

I find the FAA Handbooks are great for teaching just about everything. This is the source used by other publishers like Jeppesen (also good - but expensive). It covers all the modern TAA stuff.

You can get them free online in PDF form from the FAA website.

https://www.faa.gov/regulations_poli...uals/aviation/

Instrument Procedures Handbook

Instrument Flying Handbook
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I can't think of anything more mind numbing then teaching/learning from an FAA text. One of the best Instrument learning books out there is Rod Machado's Instrument Pilot's Handbook
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Ill second the FAA handbooks. They may not be the most riveting text out there. But thats what the FAA/DPE will be using for the checkride.
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http://pilotscafe.com/download/IFRQuickReviewSheets.pdf

https://www.faa.gov/training_testing...ing_acs_8A.pdf


he will pass if he knows all this info.
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Thank you so much! These are nice!

Also, i'm looking for some digital solution for IFR.
Do you know any simulator for mobile devices?
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I would you recommend to you an brilliant apps pack:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/develope...td/id550770776

They make lot of featured app for flying.
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If you wanna practice in a sim. I suggest FSX on steam. its pretty fun

I was lucky to have 2 sims at ATP so i was able to use those, but FSX is the next best thing.
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For the knowledge test be sure to have him get Sheppard Air's IRA Exam Prep. It is by far the best way to score well on the knowledge test.

If you're going to be teaching him classroom style I suggest making or finding a syllabus online that follows the Instrument ACS. Using the FAA books and classroom teaching it should be fairly painless to learn the material.
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