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FAR/AIM 2015

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM.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....


Mavericks of the Sky: The First Daring Pilots of the U.S. Air Mail

by Barry Rosenberg & Catherine Macaulay HarperCollins e-books (May 03, 2011)

It was the pilots of the U.S. Air Mail service who made it possible for flight to evolve from an impractical and deadly fad to today's worldwide network of airlines. Nicknamed "The Suicide Club," this small...


Airplane Flying Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration & David Soucie Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

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...


Paasch's Illustrated Marine Dictionary

by Heinrich Paasch Skyhorse (July 01, 2014)

Captain Heinrich Paasch was the first to recognize the complexity and variety in marine vocabulary and technical terminology and the inherent need for a cohesive classification of nautical terms. Equipped with...


Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, created by the Federal Aviation Administration, is the official reference manual for pilots at all levels. An indispensable and invaluable encyclopedia, it deals with...


Helicopter Instructor's Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

Compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, this handbook is the ultimate technical manual for any flight instructor who must teach inexperienced students how to fly helicopters. Whether your course ends...


Long Way Down

by Ewan McGregor & Charley Boorman Atria Books (July 15, 2008)

Eighteen countries. Five shock absorbers.

Two bikers. One amazing adventure...

After their fantastic trip round the world in 2004, fellow actors and bike fanatics Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman couldn't...


Topgun Days

by Dave Baranek Skyhorse (January 07, 2014)

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...


Instrument Flying Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (September 03, 2013)

The Federal Aviation Administration’s Instrument Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pilots, aviation instructors, and controllers with the knowledge and skills required to operate an aircraft in instrument...


The Little Black Book of Motorcycle Wisdom

by Niels Aaboe Skyhorse (November 26, 2013)

There’s no getting around the allure of motorcycles. Since 1885, when Gottlieb Daimler mounted a gas-powered engine on a wooden bicycle, riders of all ages have been drawn to the exhilaration and terror of...


The Flight Navigator Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

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...


Aeronautical Chart Users Guide

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 01, 2012)

A critical reference tool for any aeronautical navigator, the ninth edition of the Aeronautical Chart User’s Guide presents the most up-to-date information on charts adhering to Visual Flight Rule (VFR) and...


Advanced Avionics Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (December 12, 2011)

The Federal Aviation Administration’s Advanced Avionics Handbook is a critical tool for anyone seriously interested in flying modern airplanes. As modern technology continues to revolutionize the science of...


Aviation Weather Services Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration & National Weather Service Skyhorse (April 28, 2010)

This official handbook provides an authoritative tool for pilots, flight instructors, and those studying for pilot certification. From both the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Weather Service,...


Aircraft Inspection and Repair

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (January 01, 2010)

With every deadly airplane disaster or near-miss, it becomes more and more clear that proper inspection and repair of all aircraft is essential to safety in the air. When no manufacturer repair or maintenance...


Airplane Flying Handbook (FAA-H-8083-3A)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (September 11, 2011)

The Federal Aviation Administration’s Airplane Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pi-lots, aviation instructors, and aviation specialists with information on every topic needed to qualify for and excel...


The Colombo Bay

by Richard Pollak Simon & Schuster (September 10, 2013)

In the face of killer storms, fires, piracy, and terrorism, container ships the length of city blocks and more than a dozen stories high carry 90 percent of the worlds trade. This is an account of one ship's...


Instrument Procedures Handbook (FAA-H-8261-1A)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (August 01, 2011)

Designed as a technical reference for instrument-rated pilots who want to maximize their skills in an “Instrument Flight Rules” environment, this revised and up-to-date edition of the Federal Aviation Administration’s...


Why Planes Crash

by David Soucie & Ozzie Cheek Skyhorse (September 14, 2011)

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 perishing in a plane crash,...


Risk Management Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (July 03, 2012)

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...


Let's Ride: Sonny Barger's Guide to Motorcycling

by Sonny Barger & Darwin Holmstrom HarperCollins e-books (June 08, 2010)

“The baddest man on two wheels.”

Rolling Stone

 

One of the founders and the most famous member of the infamous Hell’s Angels Motorcycle Club, Ralph “Sonny” Barger says, “Let’s Ride” with this...


Sextant

by David Barrie William Morrow (May 13, 2014)

In the tradition of Dava Sobel's Longitude comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention and discovery—an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instruments...


Comeback: The Fall & Rise of the American Automobile Industry

by Paul Ingrassia & Joseph B. White Simon & Schuster (May 14, 2013)

In Comeback, Pulitzer Prize-winners Paul Ingrassia and Joseph B. White take us to the boardrooms, the executive offices, and the shop floors of the auto business to reconstruct, in riveting detail, how America's...


Bark, Skin And Cedar

by James Raffan HarperCollins Publishers (August 01, 2010)

Bark, Skin and Cedar is an intelligent and grand exploration of that great Canadian icon -- the canoe. From the graceful birch bark vessels of the Micmac Indians to the wide and sturdy Haida dugouts, from the...


In the City of Bikes

by Pete Jordan Harper Perennial (April 16, 2013)

Pete Jordan, author of the wildly popular Dishwasher: One Man’s Quest to Wash Dishes in All Fifty States, is back with a memoir that tells the story of his love affair with Amsterdam, the city of bikes, all...


Grand Ambition: An Extraordinary Yacht, the People Who Built It, and the Millionaire Who Can't Really Afford It

by G. Bruce Knecht Simon & Schuster (March 05, 2013)

G. Bruce Knecht, former reporter for The Wall Street Journaland author of The Proving Ground and Hooked, describes the creation of an outsized yacht in a sweeping narrative centered on the men and women who...


Helicopter Flying Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (January 08, 2013)

Compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, this handbook is the ultimate technical manual for anyone who flies or wants to learn to fly a helicopter. If you’re preparing for private, commercial, or flight...


Classic American Locomotives: The 1909 Classic on Steam Locomotive Technology

by Charles McShane Skyhorse (November 13, 2012)

Anyone who has watched in anticipation as a powerful steam engine rolled into a station, belching iconic billows of black smoke, or heard the memorable blue note sound of a steam engine whistle will revel in...


The Tailor and the Shipwright

by Robert Westphal Ventura Press (April 01, 2019)

Sydney, Australia 1800s.

 

Thomas O’Neil, an Irish convict and tailor, arrives in Sydney having left his two daughters on the shores of Dublin. Appointed as Governor King’s tailor, O’Neil establishes...


Fiberglass Boat Restoration

by Captain Wayne Canning Seahorse (August 15, 2017)

How to select a boat, plan your project, finish the job, and actually head for the water.

Over the past thirty to forty years boat builders, large and small, have produced tens of thousands of fiberglass boats....


Powerboating

by Ken Kreisler Seahorse (January 03, 2017)

Learn How to Choose—and Use—Your First Powerboat, from One of the Country’s Most-Respected Boating Experts.

There has never been a better time to buy your first boat. And there is no better person to tell...


Crossing the Bar

by Paul Lobo Seahorse (September 06, 2016)

There is nothing placid about San Francisco Bay. Its raucous waters have hosted brutal storms, daring rescues, horrendous accidents, and countless hours of drama and tension. Captain Paul Lobo knows that better...


Tales from the Indianapolis 500

by Jenna Fryer, Jack Arute & A. J. Foyt Sports Publishing (January 05, 2012)

What’s it like to race across the blacktop of the nation’s most famous track? How does it feel to smash into a concrete wall while going over 200 miles per hour? This exciting, humorous, and poignant collection...


The Rideshare Guide

by Harry Campbell Skyhorse (April 03, 2018)

An industry leader's guide to making Lyft and Uber work for you.

In less than five years, ridesharing has grown from nonexistence into a billion dollar industry. Uber now has two million drivers in the United...


Instrument Flying Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (May 02, 2017)

This is the FAA's primary pilot resource for instrument flight rules and training. It (IFR) covers everything pertinent to operating an aircraft, both in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) and without...


FAR/AIM 2018: Up-to-Date FAA Regulations / Aeronautical Information Manual

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (October 31, 2017)

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,...


Aviation Instructor's Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (May 02, 2017)

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....


Instrument Procedures Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (May 02, 2017)

This is the new 2015 edition of the FAA's previous "Instrument Procedures Handbook" (previously the FAA-H-8083-16).

This book covers all of the information needed to operate safely within the airspace system....


Aviation Weather

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (July 25, 2017)

Aviation Weather is a comprehensive resource for everything that pilots, students, and instructors need to know about navigating all types of weather safely. This book covers both visual (VMC) and instrument...


TSA Baggage

by Scott Becker Skyhorse (October 31, 2017)

Scott Becker spent over 12 years working for the TSA at Chicago’s O’Hare airport and served it in numerous capacities, from baggage screener to manager. He brings to TSA Baggage a wealth of experience and...


FAR/AIM 2017

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (August 09, 2016)

  • Learn to fly a plane according to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations
  • The most complete guide to the rules of aviation accessible anywhere 
  • Contains all of the information needed to operate safely...


Soul Rider

by Carolyn Fox Skyhorse (July 18, 2017)

This is the story of a woman who went on an incredible journey. Carolyn Fox was a single mother and lawyer haunted with grief and secrets, and facing her fiftieth birthday. So she decided to change her life...


Rotorcraft Flying Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 11, 2011)

The Rotorcraft Flying Handbook is designed as a technical manual for applicants who are preparing for their private, commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter or gyroplane class rating....


Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (November 03, 2009)

Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, created by the Federal Aviation Administration, is the official reference manual for pilots at all levels. An indispensable and invaluable encyclopedia, it deals with...


Glider Flying Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 11, 2011)

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,...


Aviation Instructor's Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (September 01, 2009)

The Aviation Instructor’s Handbook is a world-class educational reference tool developed and designed for ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance instructors. This information-packed...


The Gigantic Book of Sailing Stories

by Stephen Brennan Skyhorse (February 15, 2011)

Here is the ultimate collection of stories about the sea for sailors old and young, experienced seamen and armchair admirals. For thousands of years, we have set out sailing for all kinds of reasons—for battle,...


Dale Earnhardt Jr.

by Mike Hembree Sports Publishing (June 01, 2013)

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s name virtually assured that his life would not be ordinary. Over the past decade, he has fulfilled that destiny. His father, one of the most successful drivers in the history of international...


Plane Sense

by Nightingale Bamford School Skyhorse (January 26, 2011)

Plane Sense is an indispensable, must-have guide for aircraft owners, operators, and all aviation enthusiasts. It highlights the requirements involved in acquiring, owning, operating, and maintaining private...


The Complete Guide to Sailing & Seamanship

by Twain Braden & Sam Manning Skyhorse (June 01, 2013)

An illustrated sailing guide for beginner and expert alike!

The Complete Guide to Sailing& Seamanship is the perfect blend of captivating sea stories and essential, basic instructional methods for anyone yearning...