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.
Turbo the Flying Dog, a picture book for children ages 4 to 8, recently launched a Kickstarter campaign, designed to fund illustrations, a small first run of the book, and associated business costs. Authors Kelly Kennedy and Victoria Zajko describe the book an adventure exploring the themes of aviation, animal rescue, and family.
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.
The new fourth edition of “Buying and Owning Your Own Airplane” by James E. Ellis is now available as an eBook.
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.
Pilot Gordon (Joe) Murray, Ph.D., an associate professor at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) at Kent State University in Ohio has published “Lost in Oscar Hotel: There is Something in the Air,” chronicling the peculiar world record-setting journey he and physician Ron Siwik made in two 1946 Piper J3 Cub airplanes last spring.
Rocco Cipriano, an aviation marketing professional, has written a new book on marketing for aviation and aerospace companies. The book, “Full Throttle Aviation Marketing,” provides a review of the tools, tactics and strategies aviation and aerospace businesses can use to promote their companies.
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.
ASA’s 2015 Test Prep books for pilots and Test Guides for mechanics are available and shipping now.
ASA’s Pilot’s Manual Series is now available on iBooks. This series, which provides coverage of the practical aspects of flying, has been edited by a team of airline, military, and professional pilots, flight instructors, university professors, FAA representatives, meteorologists, members of the AOPA Air Safety Foundation, and designated examiners.