The first two books in Jason Blair's
An Aviator's Field Guide Series
are available for order. These guides provide helpful information for flying different types of aircraft as well as in various environments. Blair offers self-study guidance with the expertise and experience of an instructor and designated pilot examiner.
An Aviator’s Field Guide to Middle-Altitude Flying
, Blair shares his experience in a variety of piston, twin-engine aircraft commonly used to fly at altitudes between 10,000 and 25,000 feet MSL. This book covers the major phases of flight and the specific considerations for pilots who operate aircraft at these altitudes, including performance and fuel planning, emergencies, descent planning, navigation, weather, aircraft modifications, oxygen use, weight and balance, pilot qualifications, and insurance.
Softcover, 5-1/4" x 8-1/4", black and white, 120 pages.
An Aviator’s Field Guide to Tailwheel Flying
reveals Blair's vast experience in a variety of tailwheel-equipped aircraft. This book describes each of the major phases of flight and important considerations that will be useful for current or transitioning tailwheel pilots as they look to increase their proficiency. The discussion goes beyond physical flying skills into other aspects of tailwheels, such as operations in different makes and models or ages of aircraft, aircraft modifications, finding the right instructor, and challenges unique to tailwheels. Softcover, 5-1/4" x 8-1/4", black and white, 96 pages.