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 →


‘Swamp Eagles’ published

Posted on February 25th, 2014 by

Deep beneath the dark Louisiana swamp waters exists a lake of rich oil and gas deposits. This wealth has been extracted by the petroleum industries over the past 50 years, but very little has been written of the role of... Continue Reading →


From Cropduster to Airline Captain

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by

One of our favorite people, LeRoy Brown, has released his biography: “From Cropduster to Airline Captain: The Biography of Captain Leroy H. Brown.” Continue Reading →

University Aviation Press debuts

Posted on February 3rd, 2014 by

Making its debut is University Aviation Press, a division of Aviation Supplies & Academics (ASA). Continue Reading →

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth

Posted on January 21st, 2014 by

Astronaut Chris Hadfield has logged nearly 4,000 hours in space. A recent 144 days stint as commander of the International Space Station (ISS) saw him post hundreds of spectacular images to Twitter (@Cmdr_Hadfield) which earned him more than 1 million... Continue Reading →

Practical Test Standards for ATP updated

Posted on January 16th, 2014 by

Now available is the updated Practical Test Standards For Airline Transport Pilot and Type Rating. Continue Reading →

Latest edition of ‘Say Again, Please’ released

Posted on January 13th, 2014 by

The fifth edition of “Say Again, Please” has been released. Continue Reading →


Eighth edition of Instrument Pilot Oral Exam Guide released

Posted on January 10th, 2014 by

ASA has released the eighth edition of the Instrument Pilot Oral Exam Guide, which helps applicants prepare for the oral exam portion of the instrument checkride with FAA examiners. Using a question-and-answer format, this guide lists the questions most likely... Continue Reading →

Weather Flying

Posted on January 7th, 2014 by

In the fifth edition of “Weather Flying,” often regarded as the bible of weather flying, Robert O. Buck (son of the book’s original author) delves into how “computers, personal electronic devices, electronic flight instrument systems, and other technologies are changing... Continue Reading →


Gleim releases new exam guide

Posted on January 1st, 2014 by

The familiar red cover remains, but after listening to customer suggestions the new “Private PTS and Oral Exam Guide” from Gleim Publications is the result. Continue Reading →