For over 50 years, From The Ground Up has been in use as the primary aeronautical ground school reference book for students learning their aviation theory in Canada. This useful Canadian text is revised on a regular basis to keep students informed of the latest in practical and theoretical developments within the aviation industry. This text can be used for all types of basic flight training in Canada, including commercial, private, recreational, ultralight, and glider training. Chapters cover such topics as: The Airplane (including certified aircraft, gliders, and ultralights) Theory of Flight Aero Engines Aeronautical Rules & Facilities Navigation Radio & Radio Navigation Weather, including new graphical presentation formats Airmanship Human Factors Air Safety From The Ground Up also includes an extensive and very useful index, glossary and practice examination. This title has long been considered an essential resource for all aviation enthusiasts, student pilots, and established professional and recreational pilots.