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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...
- Pen and Sword 2006; US$ 9.99
As part of the AHT series, the airfields and interest in this book are concentrated in a particular area - in this case Norfolk. The growing importance of the 'electronic war' in the air in 1943 caused the creation of 100 Group to fly both defensive and offensive sorties employing highly secret Radio Counter Measure equipment. The Group flew... 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$ 32.00
* 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...
- Pen and Sword 2009; US$ 9.99
After the S.A.S., 16 Brigade is the most high profile formation in the British Army but to date there has been no complete history of its operations and activities. The aim of this book is to produce a history of Britains Elite Rapid Reaction Force 16 Air Assault Brigade.It will provide a historical narrative of 16 Brigades operations since... 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...
- Pen and Sword 2012; US$ 12.99
During the immediate period before World War Two, the RAF modified its command structure to rationalize for rapid expansion. Bomber Command was divided into six operational groups, each flying the same type of aircraft, including Wellingtons, Sterlings, and Lancasters. Chris Ward presents us here with the history of 4 Group Bomber Command, having previously... 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...