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AFH Chapter 16

Updated: Apr 25, 2022

CHAPTER TITLE: Transition to Jet-Powered Airplanes


Below is a list of the figures (diagrams, charts, and pictures) from the AFH Chapter 16. They are listed in the order they are found in the Airplane Flying Handbook.


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FIGURE 16-1

Basic turbojet engine.


FIGURE 16-2

Turbofan engine.


FIGURE 16-3

Variation of thrust with rpm.


FIGURE 16-4

Typical jet engine acceleration times.


FIGURE 16-5

Jet airspeed indicator.


FIGURE 16-6

Transonic flow patterns.


FIGURE 16-7

Thrust and power required curves (jet aircraft vs. propeller-driven aircraft).


FIGURE 16-8

Stall versus angle of attack—swept wing versus straight wing.


FIGURE 16-9

Unmodified swept wing stall characteristics.


FIGURE 16-10

Spoilers.


FIGURE 16-11

Thrust reversers.


FIGURE 16-12

Sample captain’s briefing.


FIGURE 16-13

Sample takeoff and departure profile.


FIGURE 16-14

Typical descent profile.


FIGURE 16-15

Effect of speed on descent path.


FIGURE 16-16

FAR landing field length required.


FIGURE 16-17

Typical approach and landing profile.


FIGURE 16-18

Stabilized approach.


FIGURE 16-19

Extended flare.


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