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‘On the Wings of Eagles’

Posted on March 6th, 2013 by

Just released is “On the Wings of Eagles: A Flight Instructor’s Tale,” the biography of Fred Atkinson Sr., an unlicensed barnstormer during the Great Depression who became the National Flight Instructor of the Year in 1981. Continue Reading →

Mach 7 plane featured in new novel

Posted on March 5th, 2013 by

Now available from HobNob Books is “Tango Trajectory,” a thriller by Dale W. Cox that features the Taurora, a plane based on an actual Mach 7 plane. Continue Reading →

Book: Battle Flight

Posted on February 13th, 2013 by

Military history is a popular topic for many. For those bent toward air defense and weapons, “Battle Flight – RAF Air Defence Projects and Weapons since 1945″ might be worth consideration. Written by Chris Gibson, Battle Flight examines Britian’s air defense... Continue Reading →

Book: Topgun Days

Posted on February 12th, 2013 by

With the movie Top Gun back in theaters, the timing of Dave “Bio” Baranek’s book titled, Topgun Days, is appropriate. The subtitle says it all… “Dogfighting, cheating death, and Hollywood glory as one of America’s Best Fighter Jocks.” Baranek was a Top... Continue Reading →

PilotWorkshops.com acquires ZD Publishing

Posted on February 7th, 2013 by

PilotWorkshops.com has purchased the assets of ZD Publishing, including the copyrights and inventory of ZD’s 21 different pilot-friendly GPS manuals. Continue Reading →

Tuck Air Force survival secrets in your pocket

Posted on December 27th, 2012 by

Designed for use in formal Air Force training, the recently published “U.S. Air Force Pocket Survival Handbook: The Portable and Essential Guide to Staying Alive” was written to help a pilot who finds himself in a hostile environment, offering a comprehensive... Continue Reading →

‘Top Secret Flight’ released

Posted on December 26th, 2012 by

Now available is Dale W. Cox’s “Top Secret Flight,” an historical novel based on an actual highly classified mission that took place in March of 1942, three months after the infamous Pearl Harbor raid. The object was to obtain specific... Continue Reading →

Third edition of The Turbine Pilot’s Flight Manual released

Posted on December 26th, 2012 by

Just released by ASA is the third edition of The Turbine Pilot’s Flight Manual. Continue Reading →

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Jeppesen pilot training textbooks now available in e-books for iPad-based learning

Posted on December 6th, 2012 by

Jeppesen now offers its complete suite of pilot training textbooks as e-book selections for iPad. Available for download through the Apple iBookstore, Jeppesen’s e-book titles include Instrument/Commercial pilot training, Multi-Engine airplane training, and Flight Instructor training from Jeppesen’s Guided Flight... Continue Reading →

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ASA releases new edition of Instrument Flying Handbook

Posted on December 6th, 2012 by

Now available from ASA is the latest edition of the Instrument Flying Handbook. Continue Reading →