Category Archives: Aviation Bookshelf

Rich Stowell’s eBooks Now in Apple’s iBookstore

Pilot, flight instructor, and author Rich Stowell, known as “The Spin Doctor,” is an expert on the subject of loss of control in airplanes. He has produced books and four DVD programs covering spins, emergency maneuvers, and aerobatics. He also … Continue reading

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All Clear in Holland

While Holland may be small in size relative to the United States, their enthusiasm for aviation is very big! All Clear is a magazine that just featured a book review of Flight Emergency. The review was written by Rene Verjans … Continue reading

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The Right Seat by Avram Goldstein

This book is a very detailed, thorough course in the basics of general aviation flight, radio communication, navigation, and emergency procedures for non-pilots, yet is easy to read and enjoy. If you are a pilot in all but the certificate, … Continue reading

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Calling all Centurion Owners: Read Flying the Cessna 210 by Chuck McGill

Own a Cessna 210 or looking to buy one? Chuck McGill’s new book Flying the Cessna 210: The Secrets Unlocked should be on your reading list! This all-new primer on owning and flying the Cessna 210 Centurion is dedicated to … Continue reading

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West With the Night by Beryl Markham

West With the Night is one of my all-time favorite books. I know there is some debate as to whether or not Beryl herself actually wrote it, but to me this does not detract from the sheer artistry of language … Continue reading

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One Foot on the Ground by Paul Roxin

A gift from a fellow fan of aviation in the upstate New York area, this collection of short stories has been a delight to read. What Paul Roxin has done in collecting and recording a menagerie of aviation stories from … Continue reading

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Emergency: Crisis on the Flight Deck by Stanley Stewart

Love to fly? Afraid to fly? Read this book! Recommended to me by WASP Pilot Bee Haydu’s son-in-law at AOPA Summit (see this previous post: Highlights from AOPA Aviation Summit), the book Emergency is not only thrilling real-life suspense, it … Continue reading

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