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FAA Publications

The FAA provides a multitude of publications, free to the public. These publications cover a wide array of topics such as basic aerodynamics, weather services, practical test standards, etc. These documents are scattered through the FAA website. We have compiled links to some of these documents below.

FAA Publication ID Title / Link
FAA-H-8083-25 Pilots handbook of aeronautical knowledge
FAA-H-8083-3A Airplane Flying Handbook
FAA-H-8083-1 Aircraft Weight & Balance Handbook
AC 00-45E Aviation Weather services
FAA-H-8261-1 Instrument Procedures Handbook
FAA-H-8083-15 Instrument Flying Handbook
FAA-S-8081-14A Private Pilot PTS Airplane (practical test standards)
FAA-S-8081-4D Instrument Rating PTS Airplane (practical test standards)
FAA-S-8081-12B Commercial Pilot PTS Airplane (practical test standards)
Aeronautical chart users guide (VFR, IFR & IAP)
Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM)
Airmen knowledge test questions & testing supplements
Digital Airport/Facility Directory (A/FD)
Digital Terminal Procedures / Airport Diagrams (Approach Charts)
E-CFR Part 14 (Code of federal regulations)

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