General aviation setting for new novel

Posted on March 18th, 2012 by

Against a backdrop of general aviation operations at a mid-sized New England airport, the new novel “Cone of Silence” tells a story of corporate greed and government indifference … and the unexpected consequences of both. Continue Reading →

The FAR/AIM in Plain English

Posted on February 29th, 2012 by

Now at Aircraft Spruce is a new book, “The FAR/AIM In Plain English,” which omits everything that you don’t need to know for your sport or private pilot certificate. Continue Reading →

Insider information for student pilots

Posted on February 28th, 2012 by

A new ebook, “Learning to Fly an Airplane: Insider information from a student’s perspective,” seeks to open up the flight training process and help people interested in becoming a pilot get the most value for their time, money, and effort. Continue Reading →

Pilot writes thriller

Posted on February 27th, 2012 by

“Flat Spin,” a new thriller by pilot David Freed, is set to be released in May by Permanent Press. Continue Reading →

Lifelong aviator publishes ‘Memories’

Posted on February 15th, 2012 by

Just published is “Memories” by Weston H. Ament, which offers a personal history of life as an American pilot through most of the 20th century. Continue Reading →

‘Flying the Tail Wheel Airplane’ published

Posted on February 13th, 2012 by

“Flying the Tail Wheel Airplane” by Master CFI Jim Alsip offers a detailed course on piloting tail dragger aircraft. Continue Reading →

New book captures the history of Louisiana aviation

Posted on February 8th, 2012 by

With more than 20 years of experience in the aviation industry, pilot and freelance writer Vincent P. Caire chronicles Louisiana’s history of flight in nearly 200 vintage and contemporary photographs, many never-before published. Photos of early aviation pioneer John Moisant,... Continue Reading →

‘Flight of a Lifetime’ published

Posted on January 30th, 2012 by

A new book, “Flight of a Lifetime”, a memoir by William Randolph, tells of the author’s quest — at the age of 76 — to build his own general aviation aircraft and circumnavigate the globe on his own. Continue Reading →

Sporty’s publishes ‘Then and Now: How Airplanes Got This Way’

Posted on January 24th, 2012 by

Sporty’s has published aviation historian Phil Scott’s latest book, “Then and Now: How Airplanes Got This Way,” which explores how airplanes evolved into the form and silhouette we see today. It is a light-hearted look at the people and events... Continue Reading →

Bahamas & Caribbean Pilot’s Guide now available on iPad

Posted on January 17th, 2012 by

The 2012 Bahamas & Caribbean Pilot’s Guide is now available on the iPad. Continue Reading →