10 Best Books on Air Navigation

We have compiled a list of the Best Reference Books on Air Navigation, which are used by students of top universities, and colleges. This will help you choose the right book depending on if you are a beginner or an expert. Here is the complete list of Air Navigation Books with their authors, publishers, and an unbiased review of them as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase them. If permissible, you can also download the free PDF books on Air Navigation below.

1."Air Navigation (Cpl/Atpl)" by Bali
2."Air Pilot's Manual - Navigation: Volume 3" by Dorothy Saul-Pooley
3."Air Navigation" by Air Force U S Air Force
“Air Navigation” Book Review: This book focuses on all phases of air navigation. This book acts as a guide for navigators and navigator students. It describes how to measure, chart the earth, and use flight instruments to solve basic navigation problems. Flight publications, mission planning, in flight procedures and low-level navigation are highlighted in the book. The book covers glossaries, mathematical formulas and in flight computations. It emphasizes on chart and navigation symbols which helps the students to understand properly. Maps and charts are shown in the book. This book provides mission planning, radio aid fixing, radar navigation and celestial concepts. It specifies special celestial techniques, grid navigation pressure pattern, aerial delivery and air refueling attachments.

4."Air Navigation" by K S Ramakrishnan
“Air Navigation” Book Review: This book guides the ab initio pilot. This book explains the methods for locating position on the earth with its terminologies. Different methods for projecting the surface on the earth are shown in the book. Principles of steering directions of earth are also presented in the book. This book discusses the use of computers and calculators to solve navigation problems. Triangle velocities and sample flight planning are also provided. It focuses on meteorology and air legislation.

5."Aircraft Communications and Navigation Systems: Principles, Maintenance and Operation for Aircraft Engineers and Technicians" by Mike Tooley BA; Advanced Technological and Higher National Certificates Kingston University and David Wyatt
“Aircraft Communications and Navigation Systems: Principles, Maintenance and Operation for Aircraft Engineers and Technicians” Book Review: This book is beneficial for the students, apprentices and practicing aerospace professionals. It provides them resources to help them in aircraft engineering maintenance studies and career. The book introduces principles of communications and navigation systems. It mentions the different sections of modules 11 and 13 of part 66 of the EASA syllabus. This book will benefit everyone who is pursuing a licensed aircraft maintenance engineer status and EASA and FAR-147 approved course in aerospace engineering. Principles of airframe and propulsion (A&P) mechanics are covered in the book. Even mechanics, technicians and engineers can get help from this book regarding part 66 qualification. The book includes different questions, exercises and MCQs to help in learning.

6."Air Navigation for Flight Officers (Wwi Centenary Series)" by Albert Edward Dixie
“Air Navigation for Flight Officers (Wwi Centenary Series)” Book Review: This book acts as a guide for officers in the Royal Navy Air Service. It is a part of world war one centenary series which creates new and old works of poetry, fiction and autobiography. It also includes the world’s bloodiest wars and new essays regarding new perspectives.

7."Air Navigation Made Easy" by James Naidich
8."Simplified Navigation For Ships And Aircraft - A Text Book Based Upon The Saint Hilaire Method" by Chas Lane Poor
9."Utilization of Modernized Gnss for Aircraft-Based Navigation Integrity" by Alexandru Ene
“Utilization of Modernized Gnss for Aircraft-Based Navigation Integrity” Book Review: This book explains RAIM as a way to bring airplanes down to a 200 ft height in poor visibility conditions and at terrain-constrained airports. These were tested under nominal conditions and simulated measurement faults. It also highlights the LPV-200 approaches at any runway. The book mentions how operational costs can be reduced by equipping airplanes with GNSS enabled instrumentation. It also covers multiple hypothesis solution separation (MHSS) receivers and autonomous integrity monitoring (RAIM) algorithms.

10."Aircraft Communications and Navigation Systems" by Mike Tooley and David Wyatt
“Aircraft Communications and Navigation Systems” Book Review: This book introduces communication and navigation systems. This book will benefit anyone who is pursuing aircraft maintenance engineering or aerospace engineering discipline. It will also act as a guide for people who are studying licensed aircraft maintenance engineer status. This book contains relevant sections of modules 11 and 13 of part-66 of the EASA syllabus. Even the principles of airframe and propulsion mechanics for BTEC national awards in aerospace engineering are highlighted in this book. Mechanics, technicians and engineers can also benefit from this book. There are different questions, exercises and MCQs at the end of each chapter for revision purpose.

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