Pappy Boyington Field (e4 productions, 2010). Boyington was the commanding officer of the Black Sheep Squadron in the Pacific during World War II. He was also an ace fighter pilot, a prisoner of war and a Medal of Honor recipient. His best-selling book, Baa Baa Black Sheep, was made into a popular television series during more »
Defining your mission is the key to finding the right headset
On a recent cross-country on a busy day in the skies above California, I got a firsthand look into the importance of a good headset, and how a headset that’s good in one airplane might be completely wrong in another.
Modern design and computer engineering have transformed the humble flight bag into a cockpit necessity
Ah, the flight bag. What, in the air-mail days, was a lowly canvas sack into which was stuffed a bedraggled map, a candy bar and a dime for a phone call if the weather got bad has become a cockpit staple.
Fly Navy by Erik Hildebrandt (Vultures Row, 2010, ISBN: 0967404088). This coffee-table picture book commemorates 100 years of naval aviation with photos that capture the pinnacle achievements of the Navy. Aviation photographer and author Erik Hildebrandt chronicles all systems serving in naval aviation with never-before-seen photography and through the words of those brave individuals who more »