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    Bracing for Impact
    True Tales of Air Disasters and the People Who Survived Them
    By Robin Suerig Holleran, By Lindy Philip, Foreword by David Soucie
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    “Surviving is a true blessing that few get to experience.” Being strapped in the seat of a plane as it plunges into a nosedive midair is everyone’s worst nightmare. Bracing for Impact’s compilers and contributors know. They have both lived out that fear and survived, albeit badly hurt, in their own plane... [READ MORE]
    Topgun Days
    Dogfighting, Cheating Death, and Hollywood Glory as One of America's Best Fighter Jocks
    By Dave Baranek
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Dave Baranek (callsign "Bio") was one of 451 young men to receive his Wings of Gold in 1980 as a naval flight officer. Four years later, seasoned by intense training and deployments in the tense confrontations of the cold war, he became the only one of that initial group to rise to become an instructor... [READ MORE]
    If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today’s environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the US airspace system. In the newest edition of the FAR/AIM, all regulations, procedures, and illustrations are brought... [READ MORE]
    The Flight Navigator Handbook
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    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The Flight Navigator Handbook provides information on all phases of air navigation and is a source of reference for everyone in the field, from navigators to navigator students.This handbook explains how to measure, chart the earth, and use flight instruments to solve basic navigation problems. It also... [READ MORE]
    Pickups A Love Story
    Pickup Trucks, Their Owners, Theirs Stories
    By Howard Zehr
    (Good Books)
    This book takes you straight inside that mystical bond between a man and his truck, a woman and her truck. Photographer Howard Zehr has captured these passionate connections in striking images and stories, told in the voices of the trucks' owners.... [READ MORE]
    Glider Flying Handbook
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    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    This book—prepared by the Federal Aviation Administration—is a resource without equal for glider pilots. Covering components and systems, flight instruments, performance limitations, preflight and ground operations, launch and recovery procedures, flight maneuvers, traffic patterns, soaring weather,... [READ MORE]
    Instrument Procedures Handbook
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    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Designed as a technical reference for instrument-rated pilots who want to maximize their skills in an "Instrument Flight Rules" environment, the Federal Aviation Administration's Instrument Procedures Handbook contains the most current information on FAA regulations, the latest changes to procedures,... [READ MORE]
    From the Federal Aviation Administration, Seaplane, Skiplane, and Float/Ski Equipped Helicopter Operations Handbook provides the most up-to-date, definitive information on piloting water-related aircraft. Along with full-color photographs and illustrations, detailed descriptions make complicated tasks... [READ MORE]
    As every intelligent aviator knows, the skies have no room for mistakes. Don’t be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In the current environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the U.S. airspace system. In this newest edition of the FAR/AIM, all regulations, procedures,... [READ MORE]
    Risk Management Handbook
    FAA-H-8083-2
    By
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Every day in the United States, over two million men, women, and children step onto an aircraft and place their lives in the hands of strangers. As anyone who has ever flown knows, modern flight offers unparalleled advantages in travel and freedom, but it also comes with grave responsibility and risk.... [READ MORE]
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