Even with a wealth of technical experience, many pilots find the pilot selection process frustrating. In addition to technical experience today's airline pilot must also demonstrate highly developed leadership, decision-making and communication skills. Discussing one's abilities in these introspective areas requires a different kind of preparation than most pilots have experienced.
Although this is a book about life as a flight attendant with the world's most iconic and glamorous airline, Pan American World Airways, it is not just a chronology of airborne events. Instead it begins with Betty Riegel's description of leaving her home in the middle of the night, clutching her teddy and running with her Mother to an air raid shelter during war torn London.
In An Aviator's Field Guide to Owning an Airplane, author Jason Blair shares the knowledge and tips he's gained from his many years owning aircraft and assisting numerous customers buy, sell, manage, and maintain their own airplanes.
Newly revised to reflect the latest procedural and regulatory changes mandated by the FAA, this "Guide to the Flight Review" informs both pilots and flight instructors about the exam, and lists questions with succinct answers that will help them pass their flight review.
This Third Edition of "Global Navigation for Pilots: International Flight Techniques and Procedures" is written and updated by Dale DeRemer, Ph.D. and Gary Ullrich, and serves as the continuation of what has been the definitive textbook on the subject since 1993. Covers long-range and trans-oceanic navigation techniques and procedures, and international flight planning, systems, and regulations.
The author utilizes extensive personal reminiscences of veterans and original documents. Veterans who flew in Me 109, Fw 190 and Me 110/410 aircraft provide their stories in their own words. They range from junior NCOs to Colonels, including a senior fighter controller and one of the Luftwaffe’s psychologists.$25.00ISBN: 9780754834748Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Lorenz Books - September 8th, 2020
In this new, fully updated edition, expert author Francis Crosby traces the development of fighters from World War I to the present day, and highlights actions in which fighters played a crucial role. The A-Z sections form an illustrated guide to over 170 fighter aircraft.$27.99ISBN: 9781510748224Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Skyhorse - August 25th, 2020
From Topgun to Squadron Command
You’re in the cockpit of the legendary F-14 Tomcat fighter, blazing along at twice the speed of sound seven miles above the ocean and the carrier that hurled you off its deck. You’re practicing dogfighting with “aggressors,” guys on your side flying F-16s.$69.95ISBN: 9781619548930Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Aviation Supplies & Academics - April 10th, 2020
eBundle: printed book and eBook download code$24.95ISBN: 9788366148765Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Kagero - April 6th, 2020
In 1916, the command of the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) urgently needed a fighter that could successfully oppose the new German fighter planes: Albatros D.III and Fokker D.VII. The Royal Aircraft Factory in Farnborough was ordered to design and build a fighter that would match the armament, performance and engine power of its adversaries.$29.95ISBN: 9781782749486Availability: BackorderedPublished: Amber Books - June 2nd, 2020
Illustrated with detailed artworks of combat aircraft and their markings, this reissue from the Essential Identification Guide series is a comprehensive study of the aircraft that fought in the Great War of 1914-18.