The Third Edition of the Aviation Maintenance Technician Oral & Practical Exam Guide has been updated to reflect the most current FAA PTS and Guidance Documents. [Read more…]
The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) debuted at SUN ‘n FUN “Powering Your Plane,” the latest in a line of EAA books that are the master guides toward safe and thorough aircraft building.
Written by EAA Homebuilt Aircraft Council member Dave Prizio, the book is a step-by-step guide to installing a Lycoming engine on an experimental amateur-built airplane. [Read more…]
Few things capture the aerospace imagination like experimental aircraft. And few went to the edge like the United States Air Force.
Steve Pace’s new book, The Big Book of X-Bombers and X-Fighters, showcases all of the USAF jet-powered X-bombers and X-fighters that have flown since 1942. More than 90 aircraft, including a few “could have been” and a few “what may be.” [Read more…]
The fundamentals of aviating haven’t changed terribly much since Orville and Wilbur first went skyward. A lot has evolved, but lift, drag, weather, aerodynamics and more really haven’t.
For that reason, a book that covers the timeless fundamentals while not being out-of-date is an invaluable asset on an bookshelf. [Read more…]
Just released is the second edition of Greg Brown’s “The Savvy Flight Instructor: Secrets of the Successful CFI.” [Read more…]
The latest edition of the FAA’s Instrument Procedures Handbook (FAA-H-8083-16A) is now available from ASA.
This new edition supersedes the previous version (FAA-H-8083-16), and contains substantial changes, updates, and reorganization of material that should be reviewed by anyone who flies under instrument flight rules (IFR) or will be flying in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC), ASA officials note. [Read more…]
Now available is “A Pilot’s Accident Review” by John Lowery.
The book compiles an in-depth analysis of high-profile — as well as some not so well-known — aviation accidents, such as the JFK, Jr. and Concorde accidents, and those involving Frank Sinatra’s mother, Reba McIntire’s band, John Denver, and Wiley Post. [Read more…]