Plane Sense: General Aviation Information
Publisher: Federal Aviation Administration 2008
Number of pages: 100
This handbook is a valuable reference tool for reviewing the nuts and bolts of general aviation, outlining the rules, regulations, and practical aspects of owning and operating a private aircraft. This full-color manual covers subjects such as aircraft owner responsibilities, obtaining FAA publications and records, buying an aircraft, special flight permits, light-sport aircraft, aircraft maintenance, maintenance records, airworthiness directives, and the service difficulty program.
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by Ted Wilbur - NC-4 50th Anniversary Committee
Early in 1919, a young Naval Aviator predicted that trans-oceanic flight was 'a perfectly safe and sane commercial proposition, not a gigantic gamble.' The U.S.Navy NC-4 proved how right he was with the first flight across the Atlantic.
by Darrel D. Whitcomb - AU Press
Born of necessity in the war in Southeast Asia to fly search and rescue and special operations missions, the USAF fleet of 52 HH-53s and 20 CH-53s were modified with state-of-the-art precision navigation capability and redesignated as MH-53J/Ms.
by Albert Edward Dixie - Gieves publishing company
This work (first published in 1917) has been undertaken in the hope that it may prove of assistance to officers in the Royal Naval Air Service, as it condenses into a small compass all the subjects in navigation they are required to know.
by Harry Vissering
This book recounts the life and work of Count Zeppelin. In addition to descriptive text, the book includes nearly 100 rare photographs and line drawings detailing the history, construction and operation of these remarkable craft.