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New book, “Topgun Days,” released

Posted on November 19th, 2012 by

Now available is “Topgun Days,” by Dave “Bio” Baranek, a Naval Aviator who was an instructor at Topgun, the Navy’s elite Fighter Weapons School who assisted in the making of the Tom Cruise movie, “Top Gun.” Continue Reading →

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ASA releases 5th edition of The Flight Instructor’s Manual

Posted on November 15th, 2012 by

Now available is the 5th edition of The Flight Instructor’s Manual, edited by William C. Kershner, based on the original text by his father, William K. Kershner. Continue Reading →

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New children’s book on Blue Angels to be released on Veteran’s Day

Posted on November 6th, 2012 by

A new children’s book, “Being a Blue Angel,” will be released Nov. 11, Veteran’s Day. Continue Reading →

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New book helps pilots get the most from flying their Cessna 210s

Posted on October 29th, 2012 by

SAN DIEGO — Just released is an all-new primer on owning and flying the Cessna 210 by five-time Master CFI Chuck McGill. “Flying the Cessna 210: The Secrets Unlocked” will help pilots master the art of piloting this complex airplane,... Continue Reading →

New website features aviation eBooks

Posted on October 21st, 2012 by

Find-it Fast Books now offers eBooks explaining the intricacies of aviation weather and NOTAMs. Pilots can use the search capabilities of bookmarks and hyperlinks to instantly decode contractions, interpret weather charts, and understand inflight weather hazard reports and forecasts, according... Continue Reading →

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Gleim releases Flight Review Ground Training Course

Posted on October 21st, 2012 by

Gleim has released its newest online training program, the Flight Review Ground Training Course. Continue Reading →

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Fantasy of Flight founder publishes second children’s book

Posted on September 16th, 2012 by

Kermit Weeks, founder and owner of Fantasy of Flight in Polk City, Fla., has just released his second children’s book, “The Spirit of Lindy.” Continue Reading →

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10th anniversary Pilot’s Guide to Avionics to debut at Oshkosh

Posted on July 10th, 2012 by

The 2012-13 edition of the Aircraft Electronics Association’s Pilot’s Guide to Avionics debuts July 23-39 in Oshkosh, Wis., during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture. The free Pilot’s Guide is available at the AEA’s AirVenture booth, No. 2035/36, Hangar B. Continue Reading →

New book on herioc airmen to be released in September

Posted on July 5th, 2012 by

Lord Ashcroft’s new book, “Heroes of the Skies,” will be published by Headline Review on Sept. 13. The book tells the stories behind the world’s largest collection of medals for gallantry in the air that were awarded to more than... Continue Reading →

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ASA Private Oral Exam Guide updated

Posted on July 1st, 2012 by

The Private Oral Exam Guide by Michael Hayes has been updated to reflect the latest regulations and procedures, and includes a new chapter on Scenario-Based Training by noted expert, 2009 National Flight Instructor of the Year, and recipient of the... Continue Reading →