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RSV publishes a number of aviation books, including a series of Cessna training manuals. This series has been specifically designed to provide assistance with type transition training, ab-initio training, and as a reference manual for pilots - available in soft cover, hard cover, or ring bound A5 format for ease of study use.

The books are structured according to the progression of a typical training syllabus, making them an ideal partner for your practical flight training. They provide detailed descriptions, images and schematics of the airframe, engine, and flight systems; as well as a flight operation section with practical information on normal and emergency operations, helpful mnemonics and a guideline to recommended speeds. The books also contain useful formulas, factors and explanations to aid flight planning, and provides helpful hints for developing good airmanship and better aviation safety practices.

Your Cessna 210 manual is impressive, and I am certain that we will put it to good use for our next pilot induction training.

Mark Berry, Chief Pilot of Sefofane, operating a large fleet of Cessna 210's out of Windhoek.

I've had fun looking through your C210 book. It's a thorough piece of work, and clearly a labour of love. I've recommended it to two C210 owners already.

Chris Burger, author of What to do in an Aircraft Cockpit.

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The perfect companion to the Cessna POH.
Written by experienced commercial flight instructors with a passion for light aircraft, these manuals are designed to impart far more than a technical knowledge.
An investment in flight safety that's invaluable.

World Airnews Review

The high detail photographs and in-depth explanations make it crystal clear what is required from a pilot preparing to fly.

...the expanded normal and emergency procedures, that take the pilot's operating handbook and break it down into phases of flight, to be able to deliver a further insight as to handling of the aircraft, but unlike the POH, it has been written for pilots by pilots, and thus makes easy reading.

What the Cessna 210 Training Manual offers that is not often found in the POH is a little more on the airmanship required to operate the C210 safely, which is often where pilots are found lacking.

The manual makes a great understudy to the pilot's operating handbook, and is perfect for use as a technical standards manual, or for use when completing a aircraft technical examination. When used as a companion to the POH, forms a very powerful quick reference handbook, that can be carried along with a pilot.

Readers Feedback

I Have read the 210 Training manual twice... and pick apart certain sections frequently... I have to say its a very good book, and wish that I had it when I did transition training... It gives you info specific to the T210-and C210 that you need to know. It is an important, informative book in the safe operation of such a complex aircraft. — experienced C210 pilot, owner and enthusiast, posted on the Cessna Pilots Society forum.

Just purchased your training manuals for both the C152 and C172. Great work. I printed them out so that I could study them and carry them with me when I go to the aircraft.

Just to confirm that I have received the C210 Manual and I think it's absolutely great.....I would like to order the manual on the Cessna 182 and wonder if you can assist....

Your book is much easier to study from than the POH, it has really helped me to have both.