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If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM.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


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...


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...


Go Play In the Traffic!

by Lenet Compton eBookIt.com (December 15, 2013)

Would you like to drive with finesse? Then this is the book for you regardless of your age. Driving is an enormous responsibility. Taking that responsibility seriously is an art that must continually be fine-tuned...


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...


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...


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...


Chloe the Jumbo Jet: A Problem of Olympic Proportions

by Ciandress Jackson eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

In this introductory edition to the Chloe the Jumbo Jet Book Series, Chloe and pals go on their first mission as new jumbo jets at Wheels Up International Airport. Travel across the pond with Chloe and friends...


Robot, Take the Wheel

by Jason Torchinsky & Beau Boeckmann Apollo Publishers (May 07, 2019)

From the witty senior editor of Jalopnik, Gizmodo Media’s acclaimed website devoted to cars, technology, and more, comes a revealing, savvy, and humorous look at self-driving cars.

Self-driving cars sound...


Race the Atlantic Wind

by Oisín McGann The O'Brien Press (June 10, 2019)

In the spring of 1919, after the end of the First World War, teams of pilots and navigators begin to gather on the North American island of Newfoundland. They are attempting what many believe to be impossible...


American Steam Locomotives

by William L. Withuhn Indiana University Press (March 01, 2019)

For nearly half of the nation's history, the steam locomotive was the outstanding symbol for progress and power. It was the literal engine of the Industrial Revolution, and it played an instrumental role in...


East Kent Road Car Company Ltd: Services of the Golden Jubilee Era

by Richard Wallace Crowood (March 25, 2019)

East Kent - Services of the Golden Jubilee Era takes the reader on a journey along the routes of all the stage-carriage services operated by East Kent in 1968, just after the Company celebrated its Golden Jubilee...


Project Apollo

by Norman Ferguson The History Press (May 01, 2019)

The Apollo missions to the Moon are some of the most successful and well-remembered manned spaceflights that NASA has ever accomplished, taking place in the heyday of space travel. Indeed, the programme was...


Safe Senior Drivers: A Guide for a Critical Time

by Phil Berardelli Mountain Lake Press (August 09, 2012)

The post-World War II generation, the Baby Boomers, are beginning to retire at a time when U.S. life expectancy has never been higher. As a result, the population of senior drivers is exploding, a phenomenon...


The Tailor and the Shipwright

by Robert Westphal Impact 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...


Skoolie!

by Will Sutherland Storey Publishing, LLC (October 15, 2019)

School buses that have been converted into mobile living spaces — known as skoolies — are a natural extension of the tiny house craze. Buses are not only easier and safer to drive than an RV, they provide...


The Little Black Book of Motorcycle Wisdom

by Malcolm Nelson Skyhorse (August 06, 2019)

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...


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...


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 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...


Skytrain

by Philip Kaplan Skyhorse (July 31, 2018)

The legendary Douglas DC-3 airliner was a technological breakthrough that changed the course of both civilian and military aviation. In the 1930s, passenger air travel was expensive, uncomfortable, and frequently...


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...


Powered Parachute Flying Handbook (FAA-H-8083-29)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 28, 2011)

As far back as the twelfth century, people have loved to parachute. From China’s umbrella and Leonardo da Vinci’s pyramid-shaped flying device to the first air-plane jump in 1912, the urge to leap and soar...


Federal Aviation Regulations/Aeronautical Information Manual 2014

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (November 26, 2013)

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....