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    Safer Skies
    An Accident Investigator on Why Planes Crash and the State of Aviation Safety
    By David Soucie, With Ozzie Cheek
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The past and future of airline safety—a memoir of successes, crashes, and near misses—by a former FAA accident inspector.Boarding an airplane strikes at least a small sense of fear into most people. Even though we all have heard that the odds of being struck by lightning are greater than the odds of... [READ MORE]
    Glider Flying Handbook
    FAA-H-8083-13A
    By
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A valuable training aid for applicants preparing for glider category rating or current glider pilots who wish to improve their knowledge This comprehensive handbook, created by the Federal Aviation Administration, supplies glider pilots with all the information they need for certification in the glider... [READ MORE]
    2012 U.S. Naval Observatory Nautical Almanac
    By U.S. Naval Observatory
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A practical, useful guide to navigating by the stars, for the nautical enthusiast. Each day of the year 2012 is broken down in terms of planetary, stellar, lunar, and solar behavior. The wealth of information and data is clearly displayed in detailed charts.... [READ MORE]
    Build a Drone
    A Step-by-Step Guide to Designing, Constructing, and Flying Your Very Own Drone
    By Barry Davies
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Within the last couple of years, the usage of drones in both the public and private (military) sector has exploded. People are talking about drones, building drones, and something most people didn’t know of a few years ago is now a household name. Build a Drone will not only teach you how to build your... [READ MORE]
    Famous First Flights
    Sixteen Dramatic Adventures
    By Lowell Thomas, By Lowell Thomas Jr., Foreword by Owen Garriott, Foreword by Richard Garriott
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Within this classic volume are the tales, tribulations, and ultimate triumphs behind some of the most spectacular and breathtaking aerodynamic feats of early twentieth century aviation. Recounted firsthand from the annals of history, Famous First Flights will lift readers directly from the pages and... [READ MORE]
    Airplane Flying Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration)
    FAA-H-8083-3B
    By Federal Aviation Administration, Foreword by David Soucie
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    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 in the field of aviation. Topics covered include:Ground operationsCockpit managementThe four fundamentals... [READ MORE]
    The Shipwreck of the Whaleship Essex
    The True Narrative that Inspired Herman Melville's Moby-Dick
    By Owen Chase, Foreword by Kenneth Kamler
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The Shipwreck of the Whaleship Essex is the harrowing narrative of an unfortunate vessel’s calamitous encounter with a great white whale, and the crew’s perilous fight for survival on the open sea. This Explorer’s Club edition faithfully reproduces Owen Chase’s original 1821 narrative, in which he chronicles... [READ MORE]
    FAR/AIM 2018
    By
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    All the information you need to operate safely in US airspace, fully updated. 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... [READ MORE]
    Aviation Instructor's Handbook
    FAA-H-8083-9A
    By Federal Aviation Administration
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The Aviation Instructor’s Handbook was developed by the FAA in order to help beginning ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance instructors understand the basics of flight instruction. This handbook provides aviation instructors with up-to-date information on learning and teaching,... [READ MORE]
    Instrument Flying Handbook
    FAA-H-8083-15B
    By Federal Aviation Administration
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    This is the FAA's primary pilot resource for instrument flight rules and training. It covers everything pertinent to operating an aircraft, both in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) and without reference to outside visuals, relying solely on the information gleaned from the cockpit. Information... [READ MORE]
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