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Twin Otter Extended : the book “You Have Control”

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Aerosoft has started “You Have Control” books series with the PMDG 737 NG at the time of FS 2002 / 2004. Sadly, only this one was written in English. The following titles for Airbus A320 family, PMDG 737 NGX and now the Twin Otter Extended are only available in German language. The 250 pages…

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737 Training Syllabus from Capt. Mike Ray

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Captain Mike Ray has released a new 737NG Training Syllabus, designed to take you from beginner to, according to the advertising, “Flying like the Pros”. Available in either physical coil bound format or as a downloadable PDF, the titles lead the reader through the systems of the aircraft, culminating in…

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Topskills ‘Jet Simming’ PDF Book

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The next release from Topskills/Bill Stack’s collection of e-books is “Jet Simming”, covering everything from the new “VLJ” series of business aircraft up to intercontinental airliners in one volume. Along with discussing the different roles and techniques used by jet  and turboprop aircraft commanders vice piston engine commanders, it talks…

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Seen An Aircraft You Don’t Recognize?

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Then surely you need Jane’s All The World’s Aircraft, latest edition. It is THE standard in aviation reference publications of course. Maybe a bit unfortunate that it is somewhat out of reach for possibly the largest market, i.e. aviation hobbyists. With a $ 3300+ price tag for the download version,…

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Bill Lear Jr. Died

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The designer and developer of the famous Learjet has died at the age of 81, December 14th. For those of you interested to learn more about this interesting man, who many considered as a pioneer of the business jets, Bill Lear wrote a biography entitled “Fly Fast … Sin Boldly;…

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Flight of the Kiwi by Cliff Tait

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Ian Thatcher reports about the website on Cliff Tait’s adventure ‘Flight of the Kiwi’. “…… Kiwis are a bird that can’t fly  – – – but in 1969 Cliff Tait showed the world that one Kiwi could fly. Setting out as a one-man mission to publicize New Zealand to the…