Density Altitude (Video)
This film follows a young married couple on a vacation flight from New Orleans to Lake Tahoe. In crossing the Rockies and the High Sierras, they learn the hard way about the effect of high altitude and temperature on light aircraft performance. The film illustrates proper operation of airplanes under density altitude conditions. 29 minutes, 1966, FA-603A
The FAA’s charge for this video? $106.00 Your price? Free. Enjoy.
A good accompanying material to read while you watch this video would be the FAA-P-8740-2 Accident Prevention Program’s pamphlet entitled “Density Altitude” which you can download here:
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