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Wingly: Testing the Airbnb of aviation

The Independent - Apr 26, 2017
You will look in vain for Elstree in the planet's aviation schedules, because it is strictly a venue for General Aviation — private flying, in propellor planes, rather than those noisy jets. You and I would normally not get a look in to this world of ...

Uber sees a future with flying cars

The Australian - Apr 26, 2017
Such vehicles have long been the stuff of science fiction and children's imaginations. But regulators are likely to view private flying vehicles with scepticism as even the smallest driver or technology failure could cause death or damage on the ground ...

I Learned About Flying from That: Lost Soul or Guardian Angel?

Flying Magazine - Mar 31, 2017
After many years of private flying, this was my first professional pilot gig, working with kids about half my age and having a ball. My nighttime job made it a challenge to be an early riser, but the thrill of the job and the smell of airplanes in the ...

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Cessna 172: A Pilot's Guide

by: Jeremy M. Pratt
Subjects covered in detail include an overall description of the aircraft, limitations, handling characteristics, and loading/performance data. All the information is gleaned from flying experiences by experts in the industry, and is presented in an easy-to-read format. Pilots will find each guide in the series an invaluable companion to the aircraft's Flight Manual and an excellent sourcebook for the aircraft's principal characteristics.
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Flight School: How to Fly a Plane--Step by Step

by: Nicholas Barnard

An interactive introduction to aviation that encourages children to imagine themselves in the air, flying a plane.

Here is a flying class for children who relish the details of dials, widgets, and flight panels. Filled with facts and statistics, it covers flying hardware, gadgets, and pilot know-how, and will delight all turbo-charged girls and boys who want to learn how aviation works.

An introductory “Ground School” section looks at the science and technology of planes and what keeps them up in the air.
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A Pilot's Guide to Aircraft and Their Systems

by: Dale Crane
In the early days of aviation, an aviator had to be pretty much a mechanic as well as a pilot because the airplanes and engines were less than completely dependable. When a pilot had a forced landing away from help, it was up to him to find and fix the problem to get the airplane back into the air. Fortunately these airplanes were not complex in their systems nor complicated to fix. In the more than half a century since World War II aircraft have become a vital component of our transportation system, developed and finely tuned to become the fast, efficient, dependable, and safe machines they are today.
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101 Things To Do With Your Private Pilot's License

by: LeRoy Cook

* Picks up where flight training ends--shows how to get best performance using tips and tricks not taught in school

* Wide-ranging coverage includes flying with family, handling different airport types, test-flying, joining a flying club, and flying for money

* Discusses mastering advanced navigation systems and handling all types of weather
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