Cavok.pt - Books and Films

By David Ferreira | Books and Films related to Aeronautics

New book on MiG-29 released

Schiffer Publishing has released “The MiG-29: Russia’s Legendary Air Superiority, and Multirole Fighter, 1977 to the Present” by Andy Gröning. The …

Military

Honest Vision: The Donald Douglas Story

“Honest Vision: The Donald Douglas Story” is now available from ASA. The book features timeless leadership lessons from an engineering mind and …

Book: The Girl Aviators and the Phantom Airshop

In The Girl Aviator and the Phantom Airship (originally published in 1911), Peggy Prescott and her brother Roy must win the $5,000 grand prize at an …

PilotWorkshops releases 'IFR Communications' manual

Flying on an IFR clearance demands meticulous technique and crisp communications. No instrument pilot wants to be a disruptive presence in the …

MZeroA offers free Private Pilot Blueprint book

MZeroA’s Jason Schappert was just 8 years old when he attended his first SUN ’n FUN. “This is my hometown airshow,” he says. “My parents would take …

Private-Airplane Passenger Safety: What You Need to Know

Traveling by general aviation airplanes can be a wonderful and enjoyable experience that provides a convenient means of personal transportation. But …

Worth Reading

Combat Over The Trenches Oswald Watt, Aviation Pioneer by Chris Clark Published by Pen & Sword Aviation, ISBN 978 1 52671 501 2 Originally published …

Oswald Watt

Combat Over The Trenches<p>Oswald Watt, Aviation Pioneer<p>by Chris Clark<p>Published by Pen & Sword Aviation, ISBN 978 1 52671 501 2<p>Originally published in …

Sporty's adds 3 new courses to Pilot Training app

Sporty’s released their new Pilot Training app at the end of 2017, bringing an all-new training course concept to iPhone, iPad and AppleTV. The app …

Apps

Mountain Flying Book, eBook, Sparky Imeson, Aircraft Technical Book Co., ISBN

Not quite as detailed as Mountain Flying Bible, but for learning the techniques of mountain flying and operating from remote high altitude airstrips, …

Product Reviews

Book: Vertical Horizons dives into the history of Canada’s Okanagan Helicopters

From a humble start (aren’t they all though?) Okanagan Helicopters has a remarkable history that includes, “the first unaccompanied commercial …

Latest edition of Aviation Maintenance Technician textbook released

The latest edition of the Aviation Maintenance Technician Series: General has just been released by ASA. The Aviation Maintenance Technician Series …

Book: The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time

If you had to pick what you believed were the 25 most influential aircraft of all time, could you do it? Could you limit it to just 25? Are there 25? …

Unmanned Aerial Systems: The Definitive Guide, Michael Leasure, Aircraft Technical Book Co., ISBN

Unmanned Aerial Systems: The Definitive Guide was written to provide a comprehensive textbook for training in the emerging technology of unmanned …

YouTube

Nova: The Impossible Flight

Critics thought flying a solar-powered aircraft around the world was impossible, but Nova’s PBS documentary premiering January 31 chronicles the …

The Flight Instructor’s Manual updated

ASA has released the sixth edition of “The Flight Instructor’s Manual” by William K. Kershner. The manual serves as a guide for both new and …

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The Droner’s Manual published

New from ASA is “The Droner’s Manual: A Guide to the Responsible Operation of Small Unmanned Aircraft.” In The Droner’s Manual, author Kevin Jenkins …

Liberators Over the Atlantic published

Just published is “Liberators over the Atlantic,” by Jack Colman and Richard Colman, which chronicles a young man’s flying experiences during World …

Saldo 2017

Não podemos deixar terminar o ano 2017 sem fazer um pequeno balanço do que significou a sua visita para o <b>CAVOK.pt</b> e sua equipa.<p><b>Carlos Martins, Carlos</b> …

Flipboard on Flipboard

@flipboard | Official Flipboard account<p>Debate Club: The Top 5 John Williams movie scores<p>Superman (1978)<p>Richard Donner's 1978 film about the Man of …

The Millionaire’s Unit now available on DVD and Blu-Ray

Now available on DVD and Blu-Ray is “The Millionaires’ Unit,” a documentary about a group of Yale students who, in 1916, took the initiative to learn …

They Began a New Era

The Wright Brothers<p>by David McCullough<p>Simon and Schuster, 320 pp., $30.00<p>The Wright brothers, Wilbur and Orville, come down to us in photographs as …

Outer Banks

The Art of Flying

Beginning with the jet age of the 1940s and 1950s, air travel has been at the forefront of technology, culture, and luxury. <i>The Art of Flying</i> explores …

Latest edition of Commercial Pilot Oral Exam Guide released

The ninth edition of the Commercial Pilot Oral Exam Guide by Michael D. Hayes has been updated to reflect the Airman Certification Standards. New …