Capt. David C. Koch, author of “False Security: The Real Story About Airline Safety” and executive director of the Center For Airmanship Excellence, has released a new book, “A Personal Flyer’s Guide to More Enjoyable Flying,” which, he says, “provides guidance for personal flyers on how to adopt a new paradigm in personal flying that makes their flying more enjoyable, more affordable and safer.”
Now available from ASA is a Private Pilot Student Flight Record folder, which helps flight instructors and flight schools organize and document student progress towards private pilot certification.
The folder covers all areas of operation, tasks, and areas of emphasis in the Practical Test Standards. [Read more…]
The eighth edition of the Commercial Pilot Oral Exam Guide by Michael D. Hayes has recently been released.
Set for publication in January, Robert Matzen’s sixth book “Fireball: Carole Lombard & the Mystery of Flight 3,” will be released on the 72nd anniversary of the mysterious plane crash that killed Carole and 21 others.
Last updated in 2003, the newly revised Glider Flying Handbook is the FAA’s primary technical manual for the required aeronautical knowledge necessary to operate a glider.
Now available is the fifth edition of “The Complete Advanced Pilot” by Bob Gardner.
Many of General Aviation News readers have a connection with the airline industry. Many not directly connected to the airline industry follow it all the same. Stop by any number of plane-spotter websites to see the copious number of beautiful images taken by those transfixed by airline-class aircraft.
If you count yourself among the number of airline followers, you may consider a new book titled, “Non-Stop: A Turbulent History of Northwest Airlines.” Written by Jack El-Hai, the book traces the roots of Northwest Airlines from its founder, Lewis Brittin, to its 2010 merger with Delta.
ASA has released the seventh edition of “Guide to the Flight Review” by Jackie Spanitz, based on the Oral Exam Guide series by Michael Hayes.