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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...


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,...


Beyond the Checkride: Flight Basics Your Instructor Never Taught You

by Howard Fried & Gene Gailey

THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE FOR NEW PILOTS--FULLY UPDATED!

Covering the latest FAA regulations, Beyond the Checkride, Second Edition, is packed with invaluable lessons learned by trial and error based on the real-life...


Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival

by Laurence Gonzales

Twenty-five years after the catastrophe, a dramatic and extraordinarily rare 360-degree view of the crash of a fully loaded jumbo jet. As hundreds of rescue workers waited on the ground, United Airlines Flight...


From Lysander to Lightning: Teddy Petter, Aircraft Designer

by Glyn Davies

The Lysander, Canberra, Lightning and Folland Gnat are massive names in the world of aviation, but not so their designer, 'Teddy' Petter. Only three aspects bound together these top-clas aircraft: they were...


Hitler's Heroine: Hanna Reitsch

by Sophie Jackson

Hanna Reitsch longed to fly. Breaking records and earning the respect of the Nazi regime, she became the first female Luftwaffe test pilot, earning significant awards and becoming a personal heroine of Hitler's....


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...


Air Traffic Control Career Prep (PDF eBook): A Comprehensive Guide to One of the Best-Paying Federal Government Careers, Including Test Preparation fo

by Patrick R. Mattson

This is the eBook (epub format) edition of this title.

This third edition of Air Traffic Control Career Prep is a comprehensive guide to one of the best-paying Federal government careers, including the test preparation...


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...


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...


Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

by Federal Aviation Administration

Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, created by the Federal Aviation Administration, is the official reference manual for pilots at all levels. An indispensable and invaluable encyclopedia, it deals with...


Helicopter Instructor's Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration

Compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, this handbook is the ultimate technical manual for any flight instructor who must teach inexperienced students how to fly helicopters. Whether your course ends...


Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies

by Lawrence Goldstone

From acclaimed historian Lawrence Goldstone comes a thrilling narrative of courage, determination, and competition: the story of the intense rivalry that fueled the rise of American aviation.

 

The feud between...


Naked Airport

by Alastair Gordon

The first full cultural history of the ultimate modern structure: the airport, revealed as never before ...

Since its origins in the muddy fields of flying machines, the airport has arguably become one of the...


The Geographies of Air Transport

by Andrew R. Goetz & Lucy Budd

Making a detailed contribution to geographies of air transport and aeromobility, this book examines the practices and processes that produce particular patterns of air transport provision both regionally and...


Say Again, Please (eBook-ePub edition): Guide to Radio Communications

by Bob Gardner

This is the eBook (ePub format) edition of this title.

Talking on an aviation radio and understanding air traffic control instructions can be one of the most intimidating aspects of flight training. Bob Gardner's...


Instrument Pilot Oral Exam Guide (ePub ed.): The comprehensive guide to prepare you for the FAA checkride

by Michael D. Hayes

This is the eBook (ePub) edition of this title.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) administers oral as well as written exams for pilot certification and flight review. These exam guides teach applicants...


Commercial Pilot Oral Exam Guide (Kindle): The comprehensive guide to prepare you for the FAA checkride

by Michael D. Hayes

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) administers oral as well as written exams for pilot certification and flight review. These exam guides teach applicants not only what to expect, but also how to exhibit...


Managing Risk: Best Practices for Pilots (PDF eBook)

by Gerald Binnema, Dale Wilson & John J. Nance

Flying involves risks. Fortunately, most of these risks have been identified and managed down to remarkably low levels. However, accidents still occur, and the key to successful flight is an in-depth knowledge...


US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II

by Barrett Tillman

The classic 1951 movie Flying Leathernecks starring John Wayne immortalized the USMC pilots who had fought in the skies over Guadalcanal and the Solomons.

The US Marine Corps has a long and proud heritage of...