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 the way general aviation pilots fly weather.”
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.
The journey between humble beginning and today is the subject of his new book, “Cubs to Bonanzas.” Being a licensed psychologist, Dr. Komm delivers an insight to grass roots flying from a unique perspective.
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. Combining present-day realities of aviation with artificial intelligence gone wrong, Harrison has written a new techno-thriller, “The Entity.”
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.
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 relating to runway incursion avoidance, according to company officials.
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.
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” is the fictional tale of a mysterious unidentified aircraft shot down near the English Channel in 1943.
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.
Is there an airplane trip with a young child in your future? You may want to get a copy of “Red Redmond and the Great Plane Adventure,” a picture book written by private pilot Earl M. Furfine.