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Always Another Dawn (Annotated)

by Clay Blair & Albert Scott Crossfield

Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot is the story of NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) and Albert Scott Crossfield's work in the post-war years and beyond pioneering the use...


Aviation Weather Services: ASA FAA-AC00-45H, Change 1

by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Published the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), with the participation of the National Weather Service, this FAA Advisory Circular (AC) 00-45H explains the U.S. aviation weather products and services available...


Beyond Flight Training

by LeRoy Cook

Earning the FAA Private Pilot license is a great achievement—now, expand your initial training to go Beyond Flight Training. The real excitement begins when the flight instructor lets go of your hand and you’re...


Everyday Modifications for your MGF and TF

by Roger Parker

The books in the Everyday Modifications series from Crowood are designed to guide classic car owners through the workshop skills needed to make their cars easier to use and enjoy. MG expert Roger Parker offers...


Mutiny or Murder?

by Conor Reidy

On 15 March 1817 the convict ship the Chapman departed from the Cork with 200 male convicts on board. When it dropped anchor off Sydney Cove on four months later its decks were blood-soaked. The prison doors...


To Caress the Air

by C.David Gierke

Most people accept the view that the Wright brothers invented the airplane. “Not so!” according to American aviation pioneer Augustus Moore Herring. “The aeroplane has a good many daddies.” Herring should...


The First Irish Railway

by Kurt Kullmann

The first Irish railway ran from Westland Row, in the centre of Dublin, to Kingstown, then a seaside resort on the south coast of the City. This historic line is now the DART line, Kingstown has become Dun Laoghaire...


An Aviator's Field Guide to Tailwheel Flying

by Jason Blair

In "An Aviator's Field Guide to Tailwheel Flying," author Jason Blair shares his experience in a variety of tailwheel-equipped aircraft. This book describes major phases of flight and considerations that transitioning...


An Aviator's Field Guide to Middle-Altitude Flying

by Jason Blair

In "An Aviator's Field Guide to Middle-Altitude Flying" author Jason Blair shares his experience in a variety of piston twin-engine aircraft regularly used to fly in middle-altitudes, typically between 10,000’...


Ginetta

by Trevor Pyman

Driven initially by Ivor Walklett's flair for design and desire to build his own car, the Ginetta marque quickly developed from a hobby into a business. The marque synonymous with the four Walklett brothers...


Reliant Sabre, Scimitar and SS1

by Matthew Vale

Reliant produced a range of sports cars from the 1960s to the 1990s which complemented their well-established three-wheeled cars. Starting with a design for Israel's Autocars in 1961, Reliant went on to produce...


The Aviator's Toilet Companion

by Rob Owen

If you wish to discover whether an airplane can land immaculately, entirely of its own accord, or whether a paltry chicken can soar to giddy heights before returning to rule the roost, then you need to read...


The Lost Pilots

by Corey Mead

Corey Mead's The Lost Pilots is the saga of two star crossed pilots who soar to the greatest heights of fame, tailspin into scandal and crime, and go the ultimate lengths for a chance at redemption...

During...


The Complete Dambusters

by Charles Foster

On 16 May 1943, nineteen Lancaster aircraft from the RAF’s 617 Squadron set off to attack the great dams in the industrial heart of Germany. Flying at a height of 60ft, they dropped a series of bombs which...


Into the Raging Sea

by Rachel Slade

ONE OF JANET MASLIN’S MUST-READ BOOKS OF THE SUMMER

A NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICE

ONE OF OUTSIDE MAGAZINE’S BEST BOOKS OF THE SUMMER

“A powerful and affecting story, beautifully handled by Slade, a journalist...


The Complete Remote Pilot

by Bob Gardner & David C. Ison

This textbook is for anyone interested in pursuing and obtaining an FAA Remote Pilot Certificate which is a requirement for operating drones in commercial uses. The authors explain in a friendly, readable style,...


Aviation Maintenance Technician Handbook – General

by Federal Aviation Administration (Faa)/Aviation Supplies & Academics (Asa)

This FAA handbook provides knowledge for earning the Aviation Maintenance Technician certificate, General section. The FAA General test questions are drawn from this book (FAA-H-8083-30A).


Millardair and Me

by Dennis J Chadala

 

This unique aviation story starts many years ago, at a time when the author's aspirations to be a pilot consumed his earliest memories. A young man drawn in by the allure and magnetism of aviation with a dream...


Rail

by Kai Carlson-Wee & Nick Flynn

Set against a landscape of rail yards and skate parks, Kai Carlson-Wee’s debut collection captures a spiritual journey of wanderlust, depression, brotherhood, and survival. These poems—a “verse novella”...


Range Rover First Generation

by James TAYLOR

The Range Rover's designers intended it to be a more comfortable and road-friendly passenger-carrying Land Rover, but customers quickly saw something much more in it. During the 1970s, while its immense practicality...