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- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 12.99
Some fifty years ago as a cub reporter, Barbree caught space fever the night that Sputnik passed over Albany, Georgia. On a double date where the couples actually did some star gazing, Barbree recognized that exploring space would become one of the most important stories of the century. Convinced that one day astronauts would walk on the moon, Barbree... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2003; US$ 29.00
Offering a combination travel, golfing, and pilot guide, this title lists the 500 best places to land for a quick round of golf - each recommended by pilots for pilots. Covering the 50 states, it includes runway information, service, location, style, quality, price, transportation, operations, and more. more...
- Potomac Books Inc. 2003; US$ 19.95
In 100 Missions North , Ken Bell recounts the harrowing sorties that he and his comrades flew in F-105 Thunderchiefs, the famous "Thud", in 1966-67, when pilots faced a 50 percent loss rate. What was it like to face these odds day after day? We learn that men sustained by faith in each other and joined by the unique bonds of combat can overcome... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2004; US$ 24.95
Features a compilation of 101 aviation events, sites, and adventures. This title details how to get there, where to stay, how much it's going to cost, and information else you need to get the most out of the fabulous attractions. Its coverage extends to the Cayman Islands, France, and the UK; and contains aviation museums, air shows, and more. more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2003; US$ 29.00
* Picks up where flight training ends--shows how to get best performance using tips and tricks not taught in school. * Wide-ranging coverage includes flying with family, handling different airport types, test-flying, joining a flying club, and flying for money. * Discusses mastering advanced navigation systems and handling all types of weather more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 179.95
Papers from an October 2002 conference report on recent research in adaptive structures and technologies, touching on modeling, novel applications, control, large projects, active plates and shells, electro- and magnetorheological fluids, more...
- Odyssey Publishing 2008; US$ 9.95
On May 2, 1970, a DC-9 jet with 57 passengers and a crew of six departed from New York?s JFK International Airport en route to the tropical island of St. Maarten, but four hours and 34 minutes later the flight ended in the shark-infested waters of the Caribbean. It was, and remains, the only open-water ditching of a commercial jet. The subsequent... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95
The 49th FG was sent to Australia in early 1942 to help stem the tide of Japanese conquest in Java. Too late to save the island, the group went into action in the defence of Darwin, Australia, where the Forty-Niners? handful of P-40E Warhawks were thrown into combat alongside survivors from the defeated forces that had fled from the Philippines and... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99
747 is the thrilling story behind "the Queen of the Skies"?the Boeing 747?as told by Joe Sutter, one of the most celebrated engineers of the twentieth century, who spearheaded its design and construction. Sutter's vivid narrative takes us back to a time when American technology was cutting-edge and jet travel was still glamorous and new. With wit... more...