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GREAT AVIATION BOOKS FOR HOLIDAY GIFTS

  The best holiday gifts money can buy are books. They are also inexpensive to ship ($2.50 for USPS “media mail”). If you have friends, neighbors, relatives, or airport and pilot colleagues who may be remotely interested in aviation, the following list of aviation books will pleasantly entertain these people:   Jonathan Livingston Seagull by…

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PILOTS DETERIORATING STICK AND RUDDER SKILLS

  As technology has bullied its way into our cockpits it may have diminished aviation safety rather than improving it. The issue of decreased and deteriorating stick and rudder skills amongst today’s pilots who fly aircraft that are equipped with advanced autopilots and cockpit display technology is becoming nearly as big an issue as the ongoing…

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The Drone Drama Intensifies

The issue of U.S combat drones wreaking havoc has finally emerged to the front-and-center status, as it should have been long before now. The released information that four American citizens had been killed by drones operated by the U.S. government got the media wheels turning to the point where President Obama immediately stepped forward to…

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