The Map of My Dead Pilots: The Dangerous Game of Flying in Alaska

Posted on June 28th, 2012 by

There are some books about aviation that are so spot-on, so gritty, that you are compelled to hide them from the aviation squeamish. “The Map of My Dead Pilots: The Dangerous Game of Flying in Alaska” is one of these... Continue Reading →

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Latest edition of The Instrument Flight Manual released

Posted on June 27th, 2012 by

Based on the original definitive text by William K. Kershner, a new seventh edition of The Instrument Flight Manual has been updated to reflect current regulations, operating procedures, and technology. Continue Reading →


Safety Management Without the Mumbo Jumbo

Posted on June 10th, 2012 by

Just published is “Safety Management Without the Mumbo Jumbo,” a book about how to manage safety. Continue Reading →


New book on Me 262 published

Posted on June 6th, 2012 by

Zenith Press has published “The Me 262 Stormbird: From the Pilots Who Flew, Fought, and Survived It,” by Colin D. Heaton and Anne-Marie Lewis. Continue Reading →


Third edition of ‘The Rogue Aviator’ released

Posted on June 5th, 2012 by

The revised third edition of “The Rogue Aviator: In the Back Alleys of Aviation” is now available. Continue Reading →


New book, ‘WeatherWise,’ published

Posted on May 28th, 2012 by

A new book, “WeatherWise — Forecasting and Nowcasting for General Aviation Pilots,” is now available. Continue Reading →


Cancer diagnosis leads pilot to pen memoir

Posted on May 9th, 2012 by

Angela McCartney Miro and her brother James F. McCartney recently teamed up to write a memoir on his aviation career in “Jim McCartney: My Life in Flight.” After being diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer, McCartney said he wanted to... Continue Reading →


Book signing at MAPS Air Museum

Posted on April 26th, 2012 by

The author of “My Very Dearest Anna,” Kara Martinelli, will be at the MAPS Air Museum in Canton, Ohio, Sunday, April 29, for a book signing that coincides with the aviation museum’s spring pancake breakfast. Continue Reading →


Posted on March 22nd, 2012 by

BY MATT FERRARI What a gift it is to fly. To fly and write is an even greater gift. For those of us who find our home in the sky, we have been graced with fellow aviators who have taken... Continue Reading →

New book: ‘Scenario-Based Training’

Posted on March 19th, 2012 by

Former General Aviation News editor Bruce Williams has released his latest book, “Scenario-Based Training with X-Plane and Microsoft Flight Simulator: Using PC-Based Flight Simulations Based on FAA-Industry Training Standards.” GAN’s Publisher Ben Sclair took a few minutes recently to find... Continue Reading →