Now available is “Down The Little Pee Dee,” a new book about paddling one of South Carolina’s most beautiful rivers, written by Bill Walker, a pilot and General Aviation News contributor, who explored the river from above before taking to the water. [Read more…]
The Kickstarter-funded children’s book, “Turbo the Flying Dog,” is expected to be available for purchase online Dec. 8.
Turbo the Flying Dog tells the story of Turbo, a lonely shelter mutt. The day Turbo discovers he will finally have a new home and a family he learns he must first get there by plane. Turbo has never seen a plane before, let alone flown in one, and as the story unfolds he discovers that he just may enjoy flying.
Just published is “Notes on the Tailwheel Checkout and an Introduction to Ski Flying,” which covers the basics for both the tailwheel and ski plane ratings.
Just published is “Pilots In Command: Your Best Trip, Every Trip,” which goes beyond the requirements of flight training and delivers sage advice from real pilots, for student and professional aviators alike, according to the publisher.
“Notes on Flying VFR” has just been published by University Aviation Press.
“Science and Flight” by Dr. Scott Ekern was recently published by University Aviation Press.
According to the publisher, the book introduces the basic scientific principles that are not always visible to the eye, but which are essential for flight to be possible. Concepts and ideas ranging from those that are hundreds of years old, to theories still being researched today, are explored and explained in plain language.
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.