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War in Pacific Skies

by Charlie Cooper & Ann Cooper

Covers the most famous air engagements in WWII's Pacific Theater of Operation in an exquisite and beautiful fusion of art and history. Paintings of acclaimed aviation artist Jack Fellows are supplemented by...


Aeronautical Chart User's Guide

by Federal Aviation Administration

A critical reference tool for any aeronautical navigator, the ninth edition of the Aeronautical Chart User’s Guide presents the most up-to-date information on charts adhering to Visual Flight Rule (VFR) and...


Civil Aircraft Recognition

by Paul Eden

The perfect guide for spotters and enthusiasts interested in airliners, feederliners, executive jets, light aircraft and other commercial aeroplanes. Contains 3-view silhouettes, colour photographs, dimensions,...


Flight Instructor Oral Exam Guide: The Comprehensive Guide to Prepare You for the FAA Oral Exam

by Michael D. Hayes

Updated to reflect important FAA regulatory, procedural, and training changes, this essential study aid provides candidate pilots as well as licensed pilots who need a refresher with the tools necessary to pass...


The Naked Pilot

by David Beaty

Investigations into the causes of aircraft accidents have for decades focused on what happened and who did it -- very rarely Why? It is the question Why? that David Beaty has addressed here, fighting the misnomer...


Piloting Basics Handbook

by Lewis Bjork

The ultimate guide for flying skillfully and safely

Now, in one comprehensive volume you can get both step-by-step instruction in basic piloting skills, and FARs that every pilot must be able to reference and...


Airport Engineering: Planning, Design and Development of 21st Century Airports

by Norman J. Ashford, Saleh Mumayiz & Paul H. Wright

First published in 1979, Airport Engineering by Ashford and Wright, has become a classic textbook in the education of airport engineers and transportation planners. Over the past twenty years, construction of...


Soaring Pilot's Manual: Second Edition

by Ken Stewart

The Soaring Pilot's Manual advances the reader from elementary flying to confident soaring by clearly and precisely explaining the basic soaring mechanisms and techniques. Explanatory diagrams illustrate the...


Helicopter Pilot's Manual Vol 1: Principles of Flight and Helicopter Handling

by Norman Bailey

This manual has been produced for students undertaking their basic helicopter training. It concentrates on explaining not only how and why the helicopter flies but also on the correct handling techniques needed...


Instrument Flying

by David Hoy

This book is designed to supplement the instruction a student receives during his or her course. The Instrument Rating is a test of not only the student's ability to fly accurately on Instruments, the foundation,...


Absent Aviators: Gender Issues in Aviation

by Donna Bridges, Jane Neal-Smith & Albert J. Mills

Absent Aviators consolidates a diverse range of issues from a number of authors from Australia, Austria, the United States, Canada, South Africa and the United Kingdom. Each of the chapters is research-based...


Dancing in the Sky: The Royal Flying Corps in Canada

by C.W. Hunt

Dancing in the Sky is the first complete telling of the First World War fighter pilottraining initiative established by the British in response to losses occurring in European skies in 1916.


The Rocket Man: And Other Extraordinary Characters in the History of Flight

by David Darling

The wonder of flight has long captured the human imagination. In this beguiling history — ranging from the first aircraft to astronauts and beyond — David Darling tells the stories of the colorful adventurers...


Mavericks of the Sky: The First Daring Pilots of the U.S. Air Mail

by Barry Rosenberg & Catherine Macaulay

It was the pilots of the U.S. Air Mail service who made it possible for flight to evolve from an impractical and deadly fad to today's worldwide network of airlines. Nicknamed "The Suicide Club," this small...


Aircraft Materials and Analysis

by Tariq Siddiqui

Complete coverage of aircraft design, manufacturing, and maintenance

Aircraft Materials and Analysis addresses aircraft design, mechanical and structural factors in aviation, flight loads, structural integrity,...


Polar Winds: A Century of Flying the North

by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail

With historical research and rare interviews, explore the highs and lows of aviation north of the 60th parallel. This journey takes readers from hot air balloons above the Klondike gold fields, to international...


Airplane Flying Handbook: FAA-H-8083-3A

by Federal Aviation Administration & David Soucie

The Federal Aviation Administration’s Airplane Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pilots, aviation instructors, and aviation specialists with information on every topic needed to qualify for and excel...


Hero of the Angry Sky: The World War I Diary and Letters of David S. Ingalls, America's First Naval Ace

by David S. Ingalls, Geoffrey L. Rossano & William F. Trimble

Draws on the unpublished diaries, correspondence, informal memoir, and other personal documents of the U.S. Navy's only flying "ace" of World War I to tell his unique story.


Designing Future-Oriented Airline Businesses

by Nawal K. Taneja

Designing Future-Oriented Airline Businesses is the eighth Ashgate book by Nawal K. Taneja to address the ongoing challenges and opportunities facing all generations of airlines. Firstly, it challenges and encourages...


Six Weeks of Blenheim Summer

by Alastair Panton & Victoria Panton Bacon

Six Weeks of Blenheim Summer is a vivid and lyrical memoir of life as an RAF reconnaissance pilot in France during the hellish summer of 1940. It brings to life the fear, loneliness and pain that Alastair Panton...