New book, ‘ATC and Inflight Emergencies,’ published

ATC

Written by a flight instructor with more than 40 years of experience in collaboration with air traffic control (ATC) specialists,  a new book, “ATC and Inflight Emergencies: What ATC Specialists Should Know About the Piloting Environment,” provides air traffic controllers with information to help them deal with pilots who are in need of airborne assistance.

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Pilot releases memoir

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Jim Reed isn’t a celebrity or multi-millionaire. In fact, those walking past him on the street won’t see anything other than an ordinary guy with that great American wit and integrity. However, he has a led a life most can only dream of, and his new memoir takes flight to explain all.

‘Turning Final, A Life Complete” recounts Reed’s life at the controls of a myriad of flying machines and watercraft to complete tasks ranging from highly-secret government missions to daredevil escapades that are just plain old fun.

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Latest edition of World Directory of Light Aviation now available

World Directory of LIght Aviation

Now available is the 268-page World Directory of Light Aviation 2014/2015 (WDLA), which includes images, descriptions and technical data on more than 1,000 aircraft, including ultralights, microlights, LSA, gyrocopter, certified aircraft, kitplanes, trikes, ultralight and certified gliders and motor-gliders, instruments, engines, propellers, accessories, and more.

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Confessions of a Very Private Pilot

CONFESSions of a very private pilot

The latest release from University Aviation Press, “Confessions of a Very Private Pilot,” delivers real-life advice from an owner-pilot on how to evaluate, purchase, train, and operate turbine and light jet aircraft.

David Miller’s quick wit and off-the-cuff remarks walk readers through a lifetime of adventures — including his first airplane ride as a boy, obtaining his first type rating, and accounts of flights gone awry.

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