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…]

Now available: ‘A Comprehensive Guide to Composites’

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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.

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Book: The Day I Learned To Fly

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Do you remember being a kid? Do you remember running all over the neighborhood until you heard the faint voice of your mother calling you home? I sure do…

When I opened Jeffrey Kennon’s book, “The Day I Learned To Fly” and started to read, those long summer days of yesteryear came flooding back. [Read more…]

Practical Guide to the Private Pilot Checkride released

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New is “The Practical Guide to the Private Pilot Checkride,” which helps private pilot applicants organize and prioritize ground school materials and practical skills in preparation for the checkride.

Designed as a study guide, this book clarifies in “plain language” exactly what student pilots must know and demonstrate during the oral portion of the FAA Practical Exam, and provides information for the flight portion of the test, according to ASA officials.

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The Cheapskate’s Guide to Getting Your Pilot’s License

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Are you a wanna-be pilot, but daunted at the numbers you hear when you ask what it costs to learn to fly? There’s no doubt about it — money is often a deciding factor in making the decision to pursue a pilot’s license.

That’s why Mike Arman, a pilot since 1978 and an advanced ground school instructor for more than a decade, decided to write “The Cheapskate’s Guide to Getting Your Pilot’s License,” with the subtitle: “How to get your private pilot license without breaking the bank or selling a kidney.”

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