New from University Aviation Press is “Aircraft Propulsion: Pistons, Turbines, Propellers & Thrust,” which introduces all aspects of aircraft propulsion from the principles of power and thrust to the technical details of various types of engines. [Read more…]
The University Aviation Press title, VFR Flight Handbook — previously titled Notes on Flying VFR — has been revised to include additional and updated information, including new aircraft drawings, a reference to computer planning and flight support, several updates to federal aviation regulations, accident statistics, and two new appendices containing a weather element conversion table and a wind conversion chart. [Read more…]
Now available is “The Aircraft Wiring Guide,” a new book for the aircraft homebuilder that explains the ins and outs of wiring a modern experimental aircraft. [Read more…]
In the fifth edition of “Flying IFR,” author Richard Collins covers all aspects of modern IFR flying, including the perfection of basic attitude instrument flight; light airplane operation in the middle high-altitudes beginning at 18,000 feet; IFR flight in and around ice thunderstorms and at night; best practices in new, modern glass cockpits; and managing stress. [Read more…]
Those meeting Major Hassan Granmayeh today see a highly-intelligent aeronautical scientist who doesn’t immediately stand out from the crowd. But his life story does. Granmayeh was once a decorated fighter pilot in the Iranian Air Force who refused to serve the revolution. What happened next is revealed in “The Last Escape: Ex-Fighter Pilot of the Iranian Air Force.”
A new book, “Crop Duster: A Novel of World War II” which fuses fact with fiction to depict the fellowship of pilots, has been released.
Written by John D. Beatty, the book is the story of two pilots caught up in war — one in the U.S. and one in Germany.
Now available is “A Comprehensive Guide to Composites: Processes & Procedures from the Professionals,” an insider’s viewpoint on the tips and techniques used by the pros to fabricate advanced composite parts.
Author Kevin Fochtman’s more than 30 years of industry experience provides insight on safety, shop and equipment needs, engineering materials, lay-up, fabrication and quality control.
A new children’s book, “Turbo the Flying Dog,” is now available.