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 →

‘Cubs to Bonanzas’ shares a 65-year perspective from a pilot’s eyes

Posted on December 28th, 2013 by

Many a pilot ponders penning their life in the cockpit. Few meet that goal. Dr. Richard A. Komm learned to fly in Piper Cubs in 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri. Today, the flying octogenarian owns and pilots a B-35 Bonanza.... Continue Reading →

Pilot pens new thriller

Posted on December 27th, 2013 by

WICHITA FALLS, Texas – According to the FAA, close to 80% of aviation accidents are caused by human error. Norman Harrison, an aeronautics instructor with 26 years experience as a U.S. naval aviator, has a special interest in this issue.... Continue Reading →

Aviation mystery thriller “Silent Sky” takes off

Posted on December 22nd, 2013 by

By JOHN WOLCOTT Just published, “Silent Sky” is the first aviation mystery thriller in a new series by pilot Cate Mighell. The sequel is already scrolling across her computer screen. Continue Reading →

New editions of Dyer Flight Training Tools released

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by

Dyer Flight Training Tools has released the latest edition of its flight training tools, Ground School Workshop for Private Pilots and Flight Training Workshop for Private Pilots. These editions reflect recent FAA regulatory changes and ATC procedural changes, including those... Continue Reading →

‘Prairie Sky’ published

Posted on December 18th, 2013 by

Newly published is “Prairie Sky,” a new book that explores “the reality as well as the metaphor of flight: Notions of ceaseless time and boundless space, personal interior and exterior vision, social history, meteorology, and geology,” according to the publisher. Continue Reading →


World War II conspiracies come to life in new novel

Posted on December 14th, 2013 by

TACOMA, Wash. – The popularity of conspiracy theories is frequently rooted in the belief that governments are not transparent in their actions. This belief was the basis for author Albert Bartlett’s new World War II thriller, “MacCaulley’s Monster.” “MacCaulley’s Monster”... Continue Reading →

Atlantis Productions 1

Aviation fuels publishing company

Posted on December 1st, 2013 by

By BILL WALKER Atlantis Productions, a book and video publisher, fills a significant niche for those with an interest in lighter than air craft. The firm is the creation and life work of aviation enthusiasts Richard and Deborah Van Treuren. Continue Reading →