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The Smell of Kerosene: A Test Pilot's Odyssey By National Aeronautics and Space Administration et al.
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The Smell of Kerosene tells the dramatic story of a NASA research pilot who logged over 11,000 flight hours in more than 125 types of aircraft. Donald Mallick gives the reader fascinating firsthand... More > descriptions of his early naval flight training, carrier operations, and his research flying career with NASA and its predecessor agency, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). Mallick joined the NACA as a research pilot at the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory at Hampton, Virginia, where he flew modified helicopters and jets, and witnessed the NACA’s evolution into the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. After transferring to the NASA Flight Research Center (now NASA Dryden Flight Research Center) at Edwards, California, he became involved with projects that further pushed the boundaries of aerospace technology. These included the giant delta-winged XB-70 supersonic research airplane, the wingless M2-F1 lifting body vehicle, and the triple-sonic YF-12 Blackbird...< Less
Private Pilot Practical Test Answered By John Lynch
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A quick study guide of the Private Pilot Practical Test Standards
Pilot and the Peapod By Erin M. Moore
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Ten-year old Pilot is about to discover that growing up in Maine is different than growing up in the city. When his family moves from Philadelphia to Maine at the beginning of the summer, his only... More > friends are his zany cousin Casey and "Rainbow", her black lab. As Pilot and Casey explore his new neighborhood and venture into the forest, they find that things aren't always as they seem, and being curious can sometimes lead to trouble. When Pilot is asked to help an old salt restore a New England Peapod, he discovers that friends can come in all forms, and peapods don't always grow in gardens. Pilot's new fishing rod and his integrity are put to the test when he serendipitously embarks on an adventure to catch "Freedom the Fish", a 40-pound striped bass.< Less
Recreational Pilot Practical Test Standards – Airplane and Rotorcraft By Federal Aviation Administration
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This PTS guide is for Airplane, Rotorcraft/Helicopter & Rotorcraft/Gyroplane. The Practical Test Standards (PTS) guide students, instructors, and FAA-designated examiners through checkrides.... More > Every PTS details the skill and knowledge that must be demonstrated before an examiner can issue a certificate or rating to an applicant. Written by the FAA, these books list the knowledge and experience prerequisites, the levels of skill that must be demonstrated before an examiner can issue a certificate or rating to an applicant, and describe background study and reference materials. The FAA is presently working on updating the PTS to the ACS (Airman Certification Standards), but as of this release date (October 2018) an ACS for Recreational Pilot has not yet been published by the FAA .< Less
Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot By Albert Scott Crossfield & Clay Blair
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Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot is the detailed account of NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) and Albert Scott Crossfield’s work in the post-war years and... More > beyond pioneering the use of rocket-powered planes. Crossfield and his team paved the path for space exploration making this, his autobiography, essential reading for historians and aviation buffs.< Less
Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot By Albert Scott Crossfield & Clay Blair
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Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot is the detailed account of NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) and Albert Scott Crossfield’s work in the post-war years and... More > beyond pioneering the use of rocket-powered planes. Crossfield and his team paved the path for space exploration making this, his autobiography, essential reading for historians and aviation buffs.< Less
Test Pilot Neville Duke By peter dancey
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Whilst Sqdn Ldr Neville Duke is generally remembered for his record FIA air speed record flight whilst flying for Hawker Aircraft Company Surrey as their chief test pilot what is not so well... More > documented is his frontline fighter pilot both with Fighter Command in the south of England and as part of the Desert Wing in the Middle East and when as CO of his own unit during encounters with the enem,y over Italy. Duke was certainly a highly accomplished fighter pilot and this ebook tells the story.< Less
Sport Pilot Practical Test Standards - Airplane, Gyroplane, Glider, Flight Instructor By Federal Aviation Administration
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Sport Aviation Publications reprints the most current FAA Practical Test Standards in this series of cockpit-sized guides. This is the Sport Pilot Practical Test Standards for Airplane, Gyroplane,... More > Glider, and Flight Instructor (FAA-S-8081-29). This guide is the one used for the Sport Pilot Flight Instructor check-ride for CFI-S, subpart K. The FAA Practical Test Standards are used by instructors, students, and examiners to prepare for, review, take, or issue the check-ride. Each PTS is written by the FAA and details the type and levels of skill and knowledge that must be demonstrated before an examiner can issue a certificate or rating to an applicant, and describes background study and reference materials.< Less
Private Pilot Ground Training Syllabus By Sport Aviation Publications
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This Private Pilot Ground Training Syllabus is intended to be used with the Gleim “Private Pilot FAA Knowledge Test Prep” book. In addition to preparing a student for the knowledge test,... More > the Gleim material is also useful in ground training, providing thorough coverage of the information a student must know for his/her checkride. Included in the back of this syllabus is a link (passcode) to an online 70-question simulated FAA knowledge test. Upon passing with a score of 80 percent or better, you will be e-mailed an endorsement by an FAA certificated instructor.< Less
Canadian Helicopter Pilot Exam Questions By Ryan Lindsay
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Get the inside edge on written pilot exams! It’s easy to get bogged down in “information overload”, but it doesn’t have to be that way! Lighten your study load now by putting... More > the experience of successful pilots who’ve “been there, done that” on your side for the most beneficial, targeted studying possible. In this no-nonsense, user-friendly Q & A study guide, you’ll quickly learn what to expect and become efficiently better prepared for written tests. Don’t waste another minute of time on test stress. Instead, minimize test anxiety and maximize test results with this practical, highly effective test-prep guide. Consider it your personal jump start to successful written exams!< Less

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