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Preliminaries to Flight
2010-03-18

Preliminaries to Flight

1. Medical/student license
2. Flight Training Handbook
3. Student Pilot Guide 4. San Francisco Sectional
5. San Francisco TCA chart 6. Pilot flight log book
7. Airman's Information Manual (used)
8. Ground study course (tapes or Video)
9. Navigational computer and plotter
10. Guide to California Airports
11. Flight Instructors Handbook
12. Cassette tape recorder/90
13. 2-3 pens/4x6 cards

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