The engineering and physics of the aircraft you fly is a true fundamental of pilot knowledge. Understanding your machine improves safety, flight control and allows you to problem solve when this go wrong. It is an interesting and challenging subject that needs thorough and clear explanations of some complicated topics. When you have finished reading you will have a good grasp of these topics. This subject will cover all of the syllabus material for the private pilot, in a system based approach and is supplemented by over one hundred figures.
HUMAN FACTORS (PPL NZ)
You, as a human, are capable of great and complex things. However, we do have our design flaws and when these interact with a machine things might not go quite according to plan. Human factors is the study of this interaction and is the hottest topic in aviation safety. Awareness of human factors is a minimum requirement for the private pilot the development of good habits to ensure the human factors are in your favour is recommended. This subject will cover all the syllabus material for the private pilot to make for some interesting learning and help you go onto further reading.