by Barnstormer Books
or contact Peter Forman at email@example.com
2nd Edition of Flying Hawaii is now available!
Revised in 2000, this latest edition has been expanded to include additional
airport diagrams and a new section on exotic air adventures. Whether you
live in Hawaii or plan to visit the islands, this 150+ page book is a
valuable resource. Suggested price is $14.95.
The book's first half details specifics
of planning a flight in Hawaii, from operations at HNL Internat'l to using
Hawaii's unique cruising altitude rules and island-reporting flight plans.
The second half leads a pilot through tours
of all the major islands. Study the appropriate chapter(s) and you can
sound like an old pro as you describe the sights to your passengers.
The author, Peter Forman, has years of experience in Hawaii as a flight
instructor, air-tour pilot, and commuter airline captain.
Table of Contents-
1) Before You Leave Home 1
Your Flight: Transportation or Touring—Scheduling Your Checkout and Trip—Documents
to Bring with You—Other Items to Bring—Figuring Trip Costs—Techniques
to Brush Up on
2) Island Weather 7
Trade Wind Conditions—Kona Wind Conditions—Visibility— Flying IFR—Severe
Weather—Turbulence—Pilot Weather Services
3) Cross-Country Flight Preparations
Island Reporting Flight Plans—Cruising Altitudes at or Below 3000 Ft.—North
Shores vs. South Shores— Recommended Time of Day for Flights—Overwater
Navigation—Lost Procedures—Enroute Traffic Avoidance
4) Safety Procedures 25
Equipment—Ditching—Until Help Arrives—Statistics— Forced Landings—Terrain
5) Flying from Honolulu International and Kalaeloa 35
Class B Airspace—Airport Procedures—VFR Approach and Departure Routes—Avoiding
Common Mistakes—Your Checkout Flight—Kalaeloa Airport Information & Diagrams
6) Around Oahu 47
Honolulu—Honolulu Harbor—Punchbowl and Diamond Head—Eastern Oahu—Koolau
Mountains—Windward Oahu—North Shore Oahu—Central Valley—Dillingham Airfield—Waianaie
7) Molokai and Lanai 59
Kepuhi Beach—Kalaupapa Peninsula—North Shore Molokai—Kahiwa Falls—Cape
Halawa—Elephant Rock— East Molokai Fish Ponds—Lanai—Lanai City
8) Maui 69
Nakalele Point—West Maui Mountains—Central Valley— Haleakala—Hana Highway—Keanae
Peninsula—Hana— Kahoolawe—Molokini—Lahaina—Kaanapali—Thar She Blows!
9) Hawaii, The Big Island 83
Parker Ranch—Mauna Kea—Kona Coast—Kealakekua Bay—South Point—The Volcanoes—Hilo—Akaka
Falls— Hamakua Coast—Waipio Valley
10) Kauai 101
Enroute Traffic—Poipu Beach Area—Waimea—Niihau— Leeward Islands—Waimea
Canyon—Mt. Waialeale—Na Pali Coastline—Hanalei Bay—Princeville—Wailua
Appendix A Hawaiian Airports 113
Appendix B FBOs, Frequencies, etc.
Appendix C Exotic Air Adventures
Appendix D Pronouncing Hawaiian Place
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