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FAR/AIM 2015

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today’s environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the US airspace system....


Airplane Flying Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration & David Soucie Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

The Federal Aviation Administration’s Airplane Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pilots, aviation instructors, and aviation specialists with information on every topic needed to qualify for and excel...


U.S. Army Guide to Military Mountaineering

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (June 10, 2014)

Mountains exist in almost every country in the world and almost every war has included some type of mountain operations. This pattern will not change, and soldiers will continue to fight in mountainous terrain...


Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, created by the Federal Aviation Administration, is the official reference manual for pilots at all levels. An indispensable and invaluable encyclopedia, it deals with...


Helicopter Instructor's Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

Compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, this handbook is the ultimate technical manual for any flight instructor who must teach inexperienced students how to fly helicopters. Whether your course ends...


Instrument Flying Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (September 03, 2013)

The Federal Aviation Administration’s Instrument Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pilots, aviation instructors, and controllers with the knowledge and skills required to operate an aircraft in instrument...


The Little Black Book of Motorcycle Wisdom

by Niels Aaboe Skyhorse (November 26, 2013)

There’s no getting around the allure of motorcycles. Since 1885, when Gottlieb Daimler mounted a gas-powered engine on a wooden bicycle, riders of all ages have been drawn to the exhilaration and terror of...


The Flight Navigator Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

The Flight Navigator Handbook provides information on all phases of air navigation and is a source of reference for everyone in the field, from navigators to navigator students.

This handbook explains how to...


The American Spring

by Amelia Stein Skyhorse (June 11, 2012)

“I don't think there'll ever be a day when there's nothing to dissent about.” Lawrence Ferlinghetti  

“The game is being run on people but they don’t know how the game is being run.” Arthur Blaustein...


The Last Investigation

by Gaeton Fonzi & Marie Fonzi Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

Gaeton Fonzi’s masterful retelling of his work investigating the Kennedy assassination for two congressional committees is required reading for students of the assassination and the subsequent failure of the...


Aeronautical Chart Users Guide

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 01, 2012)

A critical reference tool for any aeronautical navigator, the ninth edition of the Aeronautical Chart User’s Guide presents the most up-to-date information on charts adhering to Visual Flight Rule (VFR) and...


Advanced Avionics Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (December 12, 2011)

The Federal Aviation Administration’s Advanced Avionics Handbook is a critical tool for anyone seriously interested in flying modern airplanes. As modern technology continues to revolutionize the science of...


Aviation Weather Services Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration & National Weather Service Skyhorse (April 28, 2010)

This official handbook provides an authoritative tool for pilots, flight instructors, and those studying for pilot certification. From both the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Weather Service,...


Aircraft Inspection and Repair

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (January 01, 2010)

With every deadly airplane disaster or near-miss, it becomes more and more clear that proper inspection and repair of all aircraft is essential to safety in the air. When no manufacturer repair or maintenance...


Airplane Flying Handbook (FAA-H-8083-3A)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (September 11, 2011)

The Federal Aviation Administration’s Airplane Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pi-lots, aviation instructors, and aviation specialists with information on every topic needed to qualify for and excel...


U.S. Army Weapons Systems 2009

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (November 17, 2008)

In addition, it covers cutting-edge tech that will soon be employed by our soldiers: missiles, small arms, biological detection systems, rockets, reconnaissance systems, radios, planes, bows and arrows (believe...


Instrument Procedures Handbook (FAA-H-8261-1A)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (August 01, 2011)

Designed as a technical reference for instrument-rated pilots who want to maximize their skills in an “Instrument Flight Rules” environment, this revised and up-to-date edition of the Federal Aviation Administration’s...


Risk Management Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (July 03, 2012)

Every day in the United States, over two million men, women, and children step onto an aircraft and place their lives in the hands of strangers. As anyone who has ever flown knows, modern flight offers unparalleled...


Osama bin Laden Files

by The Combating Terrorism Center Skyhorse (June 01, 2012)

“An intriguing glimpse into the aging al-Qaeda leader’s thoughts as his life neared its end.” —Washington Post “A sort of anthropology of a terror network.” —The New York Times “A rare, often fascinating...


Helicopter Flying Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (January 08, 2013)

Compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, this handbook is the ultimate technical manual for anyone who flies or wants to learn to fly a helicopter. If you’re preparing for private, commercial, or flight...


Meet the Candidates 2020: Pete Buttigieg

by Scott Dworkin & Grant Stern Skyhorse (July 02, 2019)

Who is Pete Buttigieg? The mayor of South Bend, Indiana emerged from relative obscurity to become a serious contender for president of the United States of America. Is he the right foil for Donald Trump?

Mayor...


Meet the Candidates 2020: Bernie Sanders

by Scott Dworkin & Grant Stern Skyhorse (June 11, 2019)

What is “democratic socialism?" Educate yourself on Bernie Sanders, the liberal independent from Vermont and the 2016 underdog turned 2020 Democratic favorite. 

Bernie Sanders shocked the establishment in...


The CIA World Factbook 2019-2020

by Central Intelligence Agency Skyhorse (June 18, 2019)

The ultimate, comprehensive guide to country-by-country statistics around the world.

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2019-2020 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world's...


Meet the Candidates 2020: Joe Biden

by Scott Dworkin & Grant Stern Skyhorse (July 23, 2019)

Is Joe Biden the right Democrat to face Trump in 2020? Decide by reading this guide to his policies, accomplishments as vice president to Barack Obama, and complicated past as a Congressman.

Even before he decided...


Meet the Candidates 2020: Elizabeth Warren

by Scott Dworkin & Grant Stern Skyhorse (May 21, 2019)

Get informed about the campaign issues and policies of Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren, the populist, progressive, definitively capitalist senator from Massachusetts.

Meet the Candidates 2020: Elizabeth...


Crimes and Cover-ups in American Politics

by Donald Jeffries & Ron Paul Skyhorse (June 18, 2019)

The history that the textbooks left out.

For far too long, American history has been left in the unreliable hands of those that author Donald Jeffries refers to as the court historians. Crimes and Cover-ups...


The Little Black Book of Motorcycle Wisdom

by Malcolm Nelson Skyhorse (August 06, 2019)

There’s no getting around the allure of motorcycles. Since 1885, when Gottlieb Daimler mounted a gas-powered engine on a wooden bicycle, riders of all ages have been drawn to the exhilaration and terror of...


Reading behind Bars

by Jill Grunenwald Skyhorse (July 02, 2019)

“A fascinating look into a world many of us never see, and a powerful story about one woman’s journey to find her own strength, with a clear message of the importance of books and information for all.”...


Double Cross

by Bettina Giancana, Sam Giancana, Chuck Giancana & Tim Newark Skyhorse (November 01, 2016)

One of the most feared Chicago mobsters Sam Giancana clawed his way to the top of the Mafia hierarchy by starting as a hit man for Al Capone. He was known as one of the best vehicle escape artists, a tenacious...


A History of Courtship

by Tania O'Donnell Skyhorse (January 09, 2018)

Tania O'Donnell takes the reader on a journey from medieval Courtly Love, through to the sexual license of the Restoration, and Victorian propriety. Pick up historical 'dating tips,' from how to court (or be...


Accessing the Media

by Jill Osborn Skyhorse (May 15, 2018)

Accessing the Media takes the reader behind the scenes to understand how best to work with press to get publicity. Perfect for politicians, business leaders, lobbyists, and media junkies, this reference provides...


FAR/AIM 2018: Up-to-Date FAA Regulations / Aeronautical Information Manual

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (October 31, 2017)

All the information you need to operate safely in US airspace, fully updated.

If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today’s environment,...


Who Becomes a Terrorist and Why?

by Rex A. Hudson & Malcolm Nance Skyhorse (January 23, 2018)

Who Becomes a Terrorist and Why? is the shocking landmark government study that predicted who would terrorize the United States and how they would do it. In an attempt to profile what members of society join...


Aviation Weather

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (July 25, 2017)

Aviation Weather is a comprehensive resource for everything that pilots, students, and instructors need to know about navigating all types of weather safely. This book covers both visual (VMC) and instrument...


The CIA World Factbook 2017

by Central Intelligence Agency Skyhorse (November 22, 2016)

A country-by-country guide to the world.

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2017 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world’s nations. This comprehensive guide is packed with...


FAR/AIM 2017

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (August 09, 2016)

  • Learn to fly a plane according to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations
  • The most complete guide to the rules of aviation accessible anywhere 
  • Contains all of the information needed to operate safely...


Stark Mad Abolitionists

by Robert K. Sutton & Bob Dole Skyhorse (August 01, 2017)

A town at the center of the United States becomes the site of an ongoing struggle for freedom and equality.

In May, 1854, Massachusetts was in an uproar. A judge, bound by the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, had...


Skytrain

by Philip Kaplan Skyhorse (July 31, 2018)

The legendary Douglas DC-3 airliner was a technological breakthrough that changed the course of both civilian and military aviation. In the 1930s, passenger air travel was expensive, uncomfortable, and frequently...


Rise of iWar

by Glenn J. Voelz Skyhorse (January 16, 2018)

During a decade of global counterterrorism operations and two extended counterinsurgency campaigns, the United States was confronted with a new kind of adversary. Without uniforms, flags, and formations, the...


The Terrorism Survival Guide

by Andy Lightbody Skyhorse (July 18, 2017)

The age of carefree travel is over. The threats of criminal acts and of terrorism, both internationally and domestically, are an all-too-common reality. Last year saw more than fourteen thousand terrorist incidents...


Wardrobe Crisis

by Clare Press Skyhorse (February 20, 2018)

Who makes your clothes? This used to be an easy question to answer it was the seamstress next door, or the tailor on the high street--or you made them yourself. Today, we rarely know the origins of the clothes...


Rotorcraft Flying Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 11, 2011)

The Rotorcraft Flying Handbook is designed as a technical manual for applicants who are preparing for their private, commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter or gyroplane class rating....


The Pocket Disaster Survival Guide

by Harris J. Andrews & J. Alexander Bowers Skyhorse (April 01, 2010)

Whether it's a hurricane bearing down on a home near the coast or a power line downed in a snowstorm near a car, are you prepared for these situations? This slim handbook will provide you with all the information...


Jack the Ripper's Secret Confession

by David Monaghan & Nigel Cawthorne Skyhorse (January 01, 2010)

With several million copies sold in the last fifty years, My Secret Life, first published by Grove Press in the 1960s, is one of the most famous pornographic works in literary history. What readers of this long-banned...


Siesta Lane

by Amy Minato Skyhorse (January 24, 2009)

A poet at heart, Amy Minato rejects her life of consumption in Chicago to go back to naturespecifically, to a commune in Oregon, where she rediscovers herself.


Reining in the Imperial Presidency

by John C. Conyers Skyhorse (July 01, 2009)

Through transcripts, memos, and analysis, Representative John C. Conyers, Jr. and the House Judiciary Committee reveal how the Bush administration again and again assumed more power than the Constitution allows,...


Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (November 03, 2009)

Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, created by the Federal Aviation Administration, is the official reference manual for pilots at all levels. An indispensable and invaluable encyclopedia, it deals with...


U.S. Army Hand-to-Hand Combat

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (November 03, 2009)

From the Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures to the XM320 grenade launcher, this comprehensive guide profiles nearly every weapon currently in use by the U.S. Army. In addition, it covers cutting-edge technology...


The End of White World Supremacy

by Malcolm X Skyhorse (May 01, 2011)

Malcolm X gave black Americans not only their consciousness, but their history, their dignity, and a new pride. No single individual can claim a more important responsibility for a sociological and historical...


Panicology

by Hugh Aldersey-Williams & Simon Briscoe Skyhorse (May 01, 2009)

Are you afraid you might succumb to bird flu? Worried that a life of poverty awaits you in old age? Concerned that you might not be having as much sex as the French? Anxious that our planet is under threat from...