Plane & Pilot
Tuesday, March 27, 2012

May 2012 Readback



PRODUCT PREVIEWS

Dispatcher Exam Guide

ASA's new Aircraft Dispatcher Oral Exam Guide by Dr. David Ison prepares applicants for the exam with an explanation of the certification process and knowledge requirements in a question-and-answer format and reference materials for further study. It covers the aircraft dispatcher Practical Test Standard subject areas such as route planning, regulations, training and currency requirements, certification, responsibilities and authority, aviation weather, manuals and documents, as well as practical applications of all topics. The Aircraft Dispatcher Oral Exam Guide also provides current dispatchers with a thorough review for their annual proficiency checks. Visit www.asa2fly.com.

Big Rocks & Long Props


In Volume 5 of Big Rocks & Long Props, Nflightcam partnered with Bent Prop Productions to bring a new angle to the extreme bush flying featured in the DVD series. Patrick Carter and Greg Miller spent 10 days in Bushwhacker, Miller's highly modified Maule, flying into some of the most extreme places in the Southwest. The Nflightcam+ captures dramatic angles as Miller's 35-inch bush wheels bounce over basketball-sized rocks and logs, and as he maneuvers into a one-way strip 85 yards long, 6,000 feet above sea level. Visit www.nflightcam.com and www.bentpropproductions.com.

Logbook Pro For Kindle Fire & NOOK

Two new Logbook Pro apps from NC Software support Amazon.com's Kindle Fire and Barnes and Noble's NOOK color and NOOK tablet. Logbook Pro allows a pilot to log certificates, ratings, medicals, flight reviews, and flights. Extensive reports provide the pilot instant information such as currencies, complete logbook statistics, lookback including FAR 121 and 135 reports, and other useful summaries. The Cloud Sync system ($29.99/year) is used to synchronize devices with the desktop edition ($69.95) over the Internet, with no need for Wi-Fi home networking. Visit www.logbookpro.com and www.nc-software.com.

New Pilot Watch

Breitling's chronomat 44 chronograph, produced in a worldwide 500-piece limited edition and equipped with a 100% Breitling high-performance movement, features a blue dial in the U.S. Navy colors carrying the authentic logo of the "United States Navy Fighter Weapons School"—the official TOPGUN name. The engraved caseback displays the same logo with the limited-edition number. Part of the proceeds from the sale of this exceptional instrument will be donated to a charity selected by the TOPGUN cadre. Visit www.breitling.com.



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