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- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
An examination of Air Force training management and decision processes and the data needed for informed decisionmaking. A model of management is developed to evaluate the data flow in the AETC training pipeline. The study concludes that consolidation of the strategic management functions would resolve many current data flow problems, and methodological... more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
High numbers of voluntary departures from the US military by pilots have caused concern amongst military administrators. This study explores some determinants of the pilot attrition problem, including the effects of major airlines hiring pilots. more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
Operational squadrons spend most of their time training to maintain readiness and to prepare aircrew members for subsequent assignments. Although some operational training is needed to achieve these objectives, it has been difficult historically to justify any specific amount of flying. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 33.62
The story of 161 Reconnaissance Flight, the Australian Army Aviation unit deployed to Vietnam from September 1965 to March 1972, told through unit and personal records, pilot and aircraft log books and personal interviews with veterans. more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2008; US$ 9.99
One of the great untold stories of World War II finally comes to light in this thrilling account of Torpedo Squadron Eight and their heroic efforts in helping an outmatched U.S. fleet win critical victories at Midway and Guadalcanal. These 35 American men--many flying outmoded aircraft--changed the course of history, going on to become the war's most... more...
- Free Press 1989; US$ 32.95
The Limits of Air Power analyzes the American bombing campaigns in Vietnam and shows why the use of air power, so effective in previous wars, proved unsuccessful in a limited war. Major Mark Clodfelter, a military historian, assesses the American use of air power from World War II through the Vietnam War, and shows how its effectiveness declined... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2010; US$ 6.99
U.S. Air Force pilot Captain Scott O'Grady was shot down in his F-16 over Bosnia while helping to keep the peace. The plane exploded, and Captain O'Grady fell 5 miles to the ground below. In exciting detail, Captain O'Grady tells how he evaded capture and how, with little water and no food, he was able to survive on his own in enemy territory. This... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 8.99
A riveting account of a modern fighter squadron at war and the exploits, triumphs, and traumas of its pilots. The Black Aces. Their courage, ferocity, and instincts made them legendary in military aviation. Flying F-14 Tomcats, they played as much a part in recent US operations in Kosovo as did any air squadron in the theater, air force or navy,... more...