Aviation Mechanic Practical Test Standards book updated

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ASA’s fourth edition of the Aviation Mechanic Practical Test Standards (ASA-8081-AMT4) includes the General (8081-26A), Airframe (8081-27A), and Powerplant (8081-28A), along with the new Change 1, effective September 2015.

This booklet provides information for aviation mechanics to prepare for the Oral & Practical exams, the last step in the quest for the Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) certificate. [Read more…]

VFR Flight Handbook updated

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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…]

Latest edition of ‘Flying IFR’ released

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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…]