The book tells the story of the Royal Navy’s experimental First World War air stations. [Read more…]
For every mile you travel north, there are 90 miles of shoreline. No one knows who came up with that measurement for the British Columbia coastline, but tracking every inlet, sound, bay and cove makes the number convincing.
There are coastal seaplane pilots who do it every day in the daunting fog and drizzle typical of the area, and some of them do it without a map.
Aviation author, Lawrence A. Colby has launched his book “The Devil Dragon Pilot: A Ford Stevens Military-Aviation Thriller.” [Read more…]
Just released in time for the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor is “White Pearl, Red Sea: The Attack on Pearl Harbor — Two Sides to Every Battle” by Douglas Westfall and Ryozo Kimihira. [Read more…]
A new book by pilot Robert DeLaurentis goes beyond turning dials, throwing switches and cranking ailerons.
“Zen Pilot: Flight of Passion & the Journey Within” is an adventure of the soul, told by a man who has a graduate degree in spiritual psychology and whose 2015 flight around the world forced him to peer into the abyss on a number of occasions, according to the publisher. [Read more…]
The founding roots of America’s modern day aviation industry can be traced through St. Louis and Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. That history is documented in a new book published by the Missouri History Museum Press, “The Aerial Crossroads of America: St. Louis’s Lambert Airport,” by author Daniel L. Rust.
The same time the book was released, Lambert and the Missouri History Museum opened a companion exhibition by the same name in The Lambert Gallery in the Bag Claim of Terminal 1. [Read more…]
The latest edition of the FAA’s Airplane Flying Handbook expands and updates the material that is a key reference in FAA testing and Airman Certification Standards (ACS).
It incorporates new areas of safety concerns and technical information, such as loss-of-control upset prevention and recovery training, and transitioning to light-sport airplanes (LSA). [Read more…]