Second edition of ‘Practical Guide to the CFI Checkride’ released

The second edition of Gregg Brightwell’s “Practical Guide to the CFI Checkride” clarifies in “plain language” exactly what flight instructor applicants must know and demonstrate during the oral portion of the FAA Practical Exam, eliminating any surprise about examiner expectations, according to officials with ASA. “Incorporated with the specific task elements from the appropriate Practical […]

Latest edition of Aviation Weather Services released

FAA Advisory Circular (AC) 00-45H, Aviation Weather Services, has been updated to include Change 1, effective January 2018. With symbols and conversion charts, internet links and more, this book is key for pilots seeking an understanding of the weather resources available for preflight and inflight decision-making, according to ASA officials. Supported with full-color illustrations, the […]

An Aviator’s Field Guide series launches

ASA is now shipping the first two books in a new series titled An Aviator’s Field Guide by Jason Blair. The guides provide helpful information for flying different types of aircraft, as well as in various environments, according to ASA officials. Blair offers self-study guidance with the expertise and experience of an instructor and designated pilot […]

ASA Long Tri-Fold Kneeboard updated

ASA has updated its Long Tri-Fold Kneeboard. The elongated three-panel kneeboard accommodates aeronautical charts without additional folding, according to ASA officials. The center section of the three-panel cordura-like jacket holds the brushed aluminum kneeboard in place, while the two side pockets offer storage for charts, notes, a flight computer, pencil, pen and more. Quick VFR reference […]

ASA updates VFR Kneeboard

ASA has updated its VFR Kneeboard. The durable brushed aluminum VFR Kneeboard helps pilots organize flight data, providing a strong surface for inflight note-taking, as well as quick access to important VFR information in the form of a permanent placard, ASA officials note. The new version has updated information to reflect modern cockpit needs, including VFR […]

Latest edition of Aviation Maintenance Technician textbook released

The latest edition of the Aviation Maintenance Technician Series: General has just been released by ASA. The Aviation Maintenance Technician Series textbooks by Dale Crane were created to set the pace for maintenance technician training and serve as an essential resource to pass the FAA Knowledge Exam, according to ASA officials. The new fourth edition […]

ASA updates IFR Kneeboard

ASA has updated its IFR Kneeboard. The durable brushed aluminum IFR Kneeboard helps pilots organize flight data, providing a strong surface for inflight note-taking, as well as quick access to important IFR information in the form of a permanent placard, ASA officials note. The new version has updated information to reflect modern cockpit needs, including […]

The Complete Remote Pilot just published

New from ASA is “The Complete Remote Pilot,” a textbook for anyone interested in getting a remote pilot certificate, which is required to operate drones for commercial use. With a friendly and readable style, authors Bob Gardner and David Ison cover all of the details involved in becoming a competent, responsible, and safe remote pilot, according […]