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If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM.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


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...


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...


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...


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,...


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....


Seaplane, Skiplane, and Float/Ski Equipped Helicopter Operations Handbook (FAA-H-8083-23-1)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 08, 2011)

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...


The Ditty Bag Book

by Frank Rosenow Skyhorse (April 06, 2011)

Sailors have used ditty bags to carry sewing equipment, toiletries, and other small items for centuries, and now The Ditty Bag Book teaches modern-day sailors the art form of hand-making ditty bags to use on...


Airplane Flying Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (July 25, 2017)

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...


Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 14, 2011)

The Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook is the official U.S. government guidebook for pilots, flight crews, and airplane mechanics. Beginning with the basic principles of aircraft weight and balance control,...


Aeronautical Chart User's Guide

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (July 25, 2017)

The updated 11th edition of the Aeronautical Chart User’s Guide by the FAA is a great reference for novice pilots and professionals alike. Printed in full color with detailed examples, this book provides all...


U-Boats in the Mediterranean

by Lawrence Paterson Skyhorse (March 05, 2019)

Between September 1941 and May 1944, the Germans sent sixty-two U-boats into the Mediterranean. To get there, the boats had to pass through the Strait of Gibraltar?the British-held entry point, where nearly...


The Crowd Pleasers

by Peter Fusco Skyhorse (January 02, 2018)

An adventure-filled romp through one of aviation’s most notable, dangerous and entertaining pursuits: airshows! In the early days of aviation, all flights were airshows. Spectators gathered whenever a new...


Build a Drone

by Barry Davies Skyhorse (November 22, 2016)

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...


The Big Book of Wooden Boat Restoration

by Thomas Larsson Skyhorse (April 19, 2016)

An excellent manual for embarking on a wooden boat restoration project.

The Big Book of Wooden Boat Restoration is the perfect introduction or reference guide for both novice and experienced wooden boat enthusiasts....


The American Railway

by Thomas Curtis Clarke & Jeff Smith Skyhorse (November 10, 2015)

The early history of the American railroad by the man the New York Times calls “one of the best-known civil engineers in America.”

The American Railway provides an exciting look at the railroad industry in...


Federal Aviation Regulations/Aeronautical Information Manual 2013

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (November 01, 2012)

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...


Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

by David Soucie Skyhorse (February 17, 2015)

On March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 loaded 239 people on board and took off for what should have been a six-hour flight. It never made it—and it’s still missing. It’s been a year since Malaysia...