Pilot's Library

On-Line Books

"See How It Flies" by John S. Denker
A new spin on the perceptions, procedures, and principles of flight.

Hard & Soft Bound Books

Stick and Rudder: An Explanation of the Art of Flying
By: Wolfgang Langeweische

    Product Details:
  • Hardcover: 390 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.85 x 9.27 x 6.19
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; (September 1, 1990)
  • ISBN: 0070362408
  • Challenger BTT Rating: Best All Round Piloting

Ultralight Airmanship: How to Master the Air in an Ultralight
By: Jack Lambie

    Product Details:
  • Paperback: 142 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.46 x 9.00 x 6.04
  • Publisher: Markowski Intl; Revised edition (January 1984)
  • ISBN: 0938716026
  • Challenger BTT Rating: Intermediate Level Piloting

Firewall Forward: Engine Installation Methods
By: Tony Bingelis

    Product Details:
  • Paperback, 303 pages; Dimensions (in inches): 9" x 12"
  • Publisher: EAA Aviation Foundation, Inc.; June 1992, may only find this as a used book.
  • ISBN: 0940000938
  • Challenger BTT Rating: Beginner to Intermediate Reading Level

      NOTE: All of Tony Bingelis books are chucked full of information, tips and tidbits as a result of writting a monthly columm for the EAA's SportAviation Magazine for 25 ?? years. There are three other Tony Bingelis books also available through EAA.

    • The Sportplane Builder: ISBN 0-940000-30-X
    • Tony Binglelis on Engines: ISBN 0-940000-54-7
    • Sportplane Construction Techiques ISBN 0-940000-92-X

Software on CD & Downloadable

There are two ways to get the VIP Challenger Add-On's for MS Flight Simulator Prof. 2002.

The VIP Group, founded by Kenneth J Kerr. A total of 8 Challengers specifically designed for FS2002. There are 6 long wing aircraft comprising 2 on floats, 2 on skis and 2 on wheels. There are also 2 clipped wing aircraft on wheels. All aircraft feature Dynamic Virtual Cockpits. Add-On works with MS Flight Simulator 2002. VIP has three ways to order the Challenger add-on.
1. Via "PayPal Secure Order Form, ( RECOMMENDED )" at $29.99 US, shipped anywhere in the World by Air Mail.
2. Sending in your order w/credit card via e-mail, ( NOT RECOMMENDED, NOT SECURE).
3. By calling The VIP Group at (705) 739-8998 with your order information.
The CD also contains Challenger Video Clips, Screensavers, Slide Shows & Photo Albums.

Flight Sim Models, Inc. also sells the VIP Challenger add-on's (above) as an Internet download for MS FS2002 for $14.95 US via the on-line Yahoo Store with SSL secure ordering. Challenger 2003 Collection "FS2004 Certified".
Does not include the Challenger Video Clips, Screensavers, Slide Shows & Photo Albums. Just the add-on's.

Magazine Rack

Kitplanes Magazine, the premier periodical for people interested in the most dynamic segment of sport aviation: homebuilt airplanes, rotorcraft, ultralights and other special-interest, do-it-yourself flying machines.

Ultra-Flight Magazine is dedicated to ultralight and microlight pilots. It promotes the industry and emphasizes safety advances in technology, as well as regulatory issues that affect the ultralight community. Articles feature pilot oriented perspectives and how-tos regarding powered paralider, powered parachute, trike and fixed wing flying.

Ultralight Flying Magazine, the oldest and largest publication in America dedicated solely to the sport of ultralighting and air sports. Ultralight Flying! has been in publication for more than 25 years and offers articles and information by ultralight industry leaders and professionals not found in any other magazine.

The following are recommended books, both On-Line books and hard/soft cover book on piloting an aircraft. Do you have any other books "YOU" would recommend? Send them in to us and we will review them for addition to this page.