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 → acquires ZD Publishing

Posted on February 7th, 2013 by 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 →


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 →


New Gleim Flight Instructor Flight Maneuvers book released

Posted on December 6th, 2012 by

Gleim Publications, Inc. has released a new edition of its Flight Instructor’s Flight Maneuvers book. This 5th edition incorporates  new features to help CFI candidates pass all portions of their practical test, historically one of the hardest to pass, Gleim... Continue Reading →


New book released on experimental combat aircraft

Posted on December 5th, 2012 by

Are Warbirds your thing? What about Warbirds developed by the Brits for World War II? If so, Specialty Press has just released Tony Buttler’s 268-page book, “British Experimental Combat Aircraft of World War II.” Continue Reading →


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 →