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Offered by Barnstormer Books
(808) 561-1439
or contact Peter Forman at flyhi@wecanfly.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-

Introduction      vii

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      17
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 Avoidance

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 Coast—Pearl Harbor

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 River Waterfalls

Appendix A      Hawaiian Airports      113

Appendix B      FBOs, Frequencies, etc.      129

Appendix C      Exotic Air Adventures      137

Appendix D      Pronouncing Hawaiian Place Names      143

Glossary      147

Index      149

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