Other Reference

Other Reference


The Whiz Wheel — Professional Computer for flight calculations.

From the Ground Up

A comprehensive book detailing what you need to know when considering a career as a pilot. This provides information on aircraft operations, air law, meteorology, navigation and general airmanship for the would-be professional pilot.

28th edition, 1995 ISBN 0-9690054-8-2

Fly the Wing

by Jim Webb
Jim Webb discusses rules of thumb and techniques of flight operations. Intended as guide to supplement training material, it is written for those who already have a commercial license and instrument rating and who aspire to fly left seat as a professional pilot. In an easy-to-read style, this book covers all aspects of flying from ground school and study habits to advanced aerodynamics, low level wind shear and weight and balance. Fly the Wing is a must for any pilot who wants to keep on top of piloting techniques and philosophies at all levels of flying.
Third edition, 1990 ISBN 0-8138-0541-4

Advanced Aircraft Systems

by David Lombardo
For any pilot making the transition to a turbine-powered aircraft, this book gives a thorough understanding of how each system in advanced airplanes operates. Basic electric principles, theory, components, and practical application of typical turboprop, turbojet and turbofan aircraft are covered. Hundreds of helpful diagrams make complex systems easier to understand.
Tab Practical Flying Series – 1993 ISBN 0-8306-3998-5

Advanced Pilot Flight Manual

by William K. Kershner
TAFS and METARS included, includes FAA written test questions for airplanes, includes information on advanced types of airplanes.
Sixth edition, 1994 ISBN 0-8138-1303-4

The Turbine Pilot Flight Manual

by Gregory N. Brown and Mark J. Holt
The Turbine Pilot’s Flight Manual provides complete, understandable “how things work” explanations of turbine aircraft. High speed aerodynamics, engines and systems of both turboprops and jets are covered along with data needed by pilots prior to recurrent, upgrade or transition training.
First edition, 1995 ISBN 0-8138-2900-3

Instrument Procedure Manual

The new Instrument Procedures Manual is a thorough revision, with expanded content, to this long-established and ubiquitous title. It provides students, as well as experienced pilots, with information on today’s aircraft, satellite and ground-based instrument systems, departure, en-route and approach procedures, and air traffic control regulations. Every phase of IFR flight is discussed in terms of its safety and efficiency. This publication is also beneficial to the helicopter pilot, covering theory and application of helicopter attitude instrument flying.
2013 5th edition, Aviation Publishers.

Air Command Weather

Recommended as a primary reference text for those interested in writing the IFR and ATPL/IATRA, and is also a valuable information source for all licensed flight crew including private and commercial pilots who want a better understanding of aviation weather.
Transport Canada, 2004 edition