Airplane Flying Handbook is the official FAA source for learning to fly and the source for many FAA Knowledge Exams test questions. The Airplane Flying Handbook app is a "must" for all pilots.

This app introduces the basic pilot skills and knowledge essential for piloting airplanes. It benefits student pilots, as well as those pilots wishing to improve their flying proficiency and aeronautical knowledge, pilots preparing for additional certificates or ratings, and flight instructors engaged in the instruction of both students and licensed pilots.

This app introduces you to the realm of flight and provides information and guidance in the performance of procedures and maneuvers required for pilot certification. It contains information on:

+ flight training
+ ground operations
+ basic flight maneuvers
+ slow flight
+ stalls
+ spins
+ takeoff and departure climbs
+ ground reference maneuvers
+ airport traffic patterns
+ approaches and landings
+ performance maneuvers
+ night operations
+ transition to complex airplanes
+ transition to multiengine airplanes
+ transition to tailwheel airplanes
+ transition to turboprop powered airplanes
+ transition to jet powered airplanes
+ emergency procedures.

What’s New

Version 4.0.0

* Updated for compatibility with iOS 10 and above.
* Improved usability and sharing.

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Pick1name ,

4 stars

Though, you can download the exact same thing off the FAA web site, it is very nice just to be able and pull up this app. I have used the search function many times when teaching students, and trying to find something fast. The app is very useful, and I have never had a problem with it. In order for this to get 5 stars I would like to be able to highlight.

human_______________ ,


As others have mentioned, this app uses an outdated version of the Flying Handbook.

Also, the app hasn’t been formatted to the iPhone X screen size.

Hoping these fixes should be published as an update by the developer.

SJP907 ,

Outdated book being sold.

I just bought this and downloaded it only to find that it is an outdated version.


Double Dog Studios
33.4 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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