New book on MiG-29 released

Schiffer Publishing has released “The MiG-29: Russia’s Legendary Air Superiority, and Multirole Fighter, 1977 to the Present” by Andy Gröning. The 224-page book presents the development and operational use of the Soviet/Russian Mikoyan MiG-29, the Soviet response to the new generation of air-superiority fighter aircraft fielded by NATO, such as the American F-15 and F-16. […]

Honest Vision: The Donald Douglas Story

“Honest Vision: The Donald Douglas Story” is now available from ASA. The book features timeless leadership lessons from an engineering mind and aviation icon, according to ASA officials. Written by Julie Boatman Filucci, author of “Together We Fly: Voices From The DC-3,” the Donald Douglas Story is an exploration into the life of Donald Wills […]

Book: The Girl Aviators and the Phantom Airshop

In The Girl Aviator and the Phantom Airship (originally published in 1911), Peggy Prescott and her brother Roy must win the $5,000 grand prize at an air show before a scheming banker forecloses on their aunt’s Long Island farm. From the book’s dustcover, “Peggy and Roy are two orphans who drop out of school and […]

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 […]

Book: Vertical Horizons dives into the history of Canada’s Okanagan Helicopters

From a humble start (aren’t they all though?) Okanagan Helicopters has a remarkable history that includes, “the first unaccompanied commercial helicopter ferry flight from Canada to the UK, monitoring polar bears in the High Arctic, providing offshore oil rig support during monsoons, and, at the company’s high point, operations in over 33 countries with 600 […]