Motivation, inspiration, and big ol’ dreams

Posted on June 9th, 2014 by

I’ve just returned from a beautiful morning chat on my friend Ben’s front porch. Ben’s 87 years old. As a solid member of that group known as the greatest generation, he fills the bill well. A southern boy born into... Continue Reading →

Third edition of Airline Transport Pilot Oral Exam Guide released

Posted on June 6th, 2014 by

ASA has just released the third edition of the Airline Transport Pilot Oral Exam Guide. Continue Reading →

Father’s Day special from The Gathering Foundation

Posted on June 4th, 2014 by

In September 2007, more than 150,000 visitors traveled to “The Gathering of Mustangs and Legends” in Columbus, Ohio, for a journey through aviation history. People of all ages and backgrounds came to explore the largest collection of Mustangs and World... Continue Reading →

New book prompts search for Wright factory workers’ descendants

Posted on June 3rd, 2014 by

DAYTON, Ohio — The National Aviation Heritage Alliance (NAHA) will use the launch of a new book about the Wright brothers to connect with descendants of the Wright Company’s factory workers. NAHA is inviting descendants of men and women who... Continue Reading →

New children’s book published

Posted on May 7th, 2014 by

New to bookshelves this spring is “Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse,” a suspenseful yet inspiring story of a little mouse who conquered a big challenge. An avid reader, this mouse learned about and then longed to find the... Continue Reading →

New edition of Air Traffic Control Career Prep released

Posted on May 1st, 2014 by

Now available is the latest edition of The Air Traffic Control Career Prep by Dr. Patrick R. Mattson. Continue Reading →

Book signing at GMU May 3

Posted on April 28th, 2014 by

Children’s book author and pilot Paul Hohmann will be signing copies of his new book “The Tale of Tango” May 3 at Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU) in South Carolina, starting at 11 a.m. at the Runway Cafe. Continue Reading →

New book: Area 51 – Black Jets

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by

Area 51, until recently, was the worst-kept U.S. government secret. We all knew it existed, but the mystery of the place remained, and still does. Bill Yenne’s book, “Area 51 Black Jets – A History of the Aircraft Developed at... Continue Reading →

Managing Risk: Best Practices for Pilots

Posted on April 10th, 2014 by

Now available from ASA is “Managing Risk: Best Practices for Pilots,” which uses actual aircraft accident examples, statistics, aviation safety studies, and the authors’ more than 60 years of combined experience as pilots and flight safety educators to document and... Continue Reading →

Book: Do you enjoy trivia?

Posted on February 27th, 2014 by

Are you a trivia fiend? If so, “The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia” might be just the ticket. The book teaches the history of aviation and space by asking and answering loads of questions. For example: Continue Reading →