Gleim giving away FAR/AIM books

Posted on August 1st, 2013 by

Are you a CFI? Are you at AirVenture? If so, swing by the Gleim booth (4073) and get a 2013 Gleim FAR/AIM ($15.95 value). Gleim is also giving away, to CFIs, access to their Flight Review Ground Training (FRGT) online... Continue Reading →

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Book reveals how Howard Hughes’ created a helicopter empire

Posted on July 31st, 2013 by

Famous as movie mogul, daring aviator and eccentric real estate tycoon, Howard Hughes was not well known for starting a helicopter manufacturing empire. A newly published book, “Howard’s Whirlybirds: Howard Hughes’ Amazing Pioneering Helicopter Exploits,” published by UK-based Fonthill Media,... Continue Reading →

Pilot releases debut novel

Posted on July 18th, 2013 by

Mark Donovan, who has contributed to General Aviation News in the past, has released his debut novel, “Nano Surveillance.” “Nano Surveillance” is a technical thriller replete with aeronautical scenes that aviation enthusiasts will fully enjoy, the author promises. Continue Reading →

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Book about X-15 Rocket Plane released

Posted on July 15th, 2013 by

Recently released is “The X-15 Rocket Plane: Flying the First Wings into Space” by Michelle Evans. Continue Reading →

‘Practical Guide to the CFI Checkride’ released

Posted on July 11th, 2013 by

Now available is “Practical Guide to the CFI Checkride,” which helps applicants prepare for their CFI checkride. Continue Reading →

‘Flying the Cessna 210: The Secrets Unlocked’ released

Posted on July 3rd, 2013 by

Just released is “Flying the Cessna 210: The Secrets Unlocked,” an all-new primer on owning and flying the Cessna 210 by six-time Master CFI Chuck McGill. Continue Reading →

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Free eBook ‘How To Be A Pilot’ released

Posted on June 25th, 2013 by

iFLYblog.com has released a new eBook that walks people through the process of getting their pilot’s license, step-by-step. Written by an experienced CFI, the free book is full of insider tips and techniques to set candidates up for success. Continue Reading →

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New editions of Visualized Flight Maneuvers released

Posted on June 22nd, 2013 by

Just released are the latest editions of “Visualized Flight Maneuvers” for high- and low-wing aircraft. Continue Reading →

‘Aircraft’ should delight readers

Posted on May 21st, 2013 by

Are you on the hunt for a new history of aviation book? If so, “Aircraft: The Definitive Visual History” should pique your interest. The 300+ page book is full of more than 800 color pictures, divided into 10 chapters. Each... Continue Reading →

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The quest for the perfect takeoff and landing

Posted on May 15th, 2013 by

Now available is “Making Perfect Takeoffs and Landings in Light Airplanes” by Ron Fowler. Continue Reading →