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Instrument Procedures Handbook (IPH) Audiobook

Updated: May 12, 2022

Below you will find podcast readings of the different chapters of the Instrument Procedures Handbook. These can be great tools for studying on-the-go. Below each podcast you will also find a list of the general topics that are covered in that particular chapter. If you would like to search for a particular study topic, follow the instructions listed below:


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Chapters of the IPH (click to jump to a chapter):

 

CHAPTER 1 - DEPARTURE PROCEDURES

General Topics in this Chapter:

  • Airport Diagrams

  • Chart Supplement

  • Airport Signs, Lighting, and Markings

  • Runway Incursions

  • Takeoff Minimums

  • Visibility Values

  • Automated Weather Systems

  • IFR Alternate Requirements

  • Departure Procedures

  • Obstacle Departure Procedures (ODP)

  • Standard Instrument Departures (SID)


CHAPTER 2 - EN-ROUTE OPERATIONS

General Topics in this Chapter:

  • Airways

  • Air Route Traffic Control Centers

  • IFR En-Route Low Altitude Chart

  • IFR En-Route High Altitude Chart

  • Changeover Points

  • IFR Altitudes and Minimum Altitudes

  • NAVAID Accuracy Checks

  • Waypoints

  • Required Navigation Performance (RNP)

  • Cruise Clearances

  • Usable Flight Levels

  • En-Route Reporting Procedures

  • Communication Failure

  • En-Route Holding Procedures


CHAPTER 3 - ARRIVALS

General Topics in this Chapter:

  • Descent Planning

  • LNAV/VNAV Equipment

  • Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT)

  • Standard Terminal Arrival Routes (STAR)

  • Approach Clearances


CHAPTER 4 - APPROACHES

General Topics in this Chapter:

  • Approach Planning

  • Weather Considerations and Sources

  • Aircraft Approach Categories

  • Instrument Approach Charts

  • Straight-In and Circling Procedures

  • Towered and Non-Towered Airports

  • Approach Courses

  • Enhanced Flight Vision Systems (EFVS)

  • Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS)

  • Types of Instrument Approaches

  • Instrument Approach Briefing

  • Auto-Pilot Modes

  • Descent Rates

  • Missed Approaches

  • Approach Segments

  • DME Arcs


CHAPTER 5 - IMPROVEMENT PLANS

General Topics in this Chapter:

  • Next Generation Air Transportation (NextGen) System

  • ADS-B

  • Heads Up Displays (HUD)

  • Synthetic Vision Systems (SVS)

  • Electronic Flight Bags (EFB)


CHAPTER 6 - AIRBORNE NAVIGATION DATABASES

General Topics in this Chapter:

  • Airborne Navigation Databases

  • Path and Terminator Concepts

  • Operational Limitations

  • Issues with Magnetic Variation


CHAPTER 7 - HELICOPTER INSTRUMENT PROCEDURES

General Topics in this Chapter:

  • Helicopter IFR Equipment Requirements

  • Flight Manual Limitations

  • Minimum Equipment Lists (MEL)

  • Pilot Proficiency

  • Helicopter VFR Minimums

  • Helicopter IFR Takeoff Minimums

  • Helicopter IFR Alternate Airports

  • Helicopter Instrument Approaches


APPENDIX A: EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

  • There are no figures for this chapter.

General Topics in this Chapter:

  • Inadvertent Thunderstorm Encounters

  • Inadvertent Icing Encounters

  • Precipitation Static

  • Aircraft System Malfunctions

  • Inadvertent Flight into IMC

  • In-Flight Emergencies

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