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- Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.95
From Bill Yenne, author of the military histories Big Week and Aces High , comes the stirring true story of the Eighth Air Force in World War II. Less than a month after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Army formed its first air force designated to operate overseas, the Eighth. Within four months, they had set up base in England. Three months... more...
- Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 23.99
This is the story of the Arado 234, an aircraft that on one day in 1944, in the skies above Normandy, heralded the beginning of a new era in aviation: the jet era... For more than a century, the aviation industry has experienced continual change and upheaval. Many individuals have contributed to this field of developmental aviation over the course... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2015; US$ 15.95
The Avro Lancaster was one of the finest bombers of World War II and became the spearhead of the RAF's strategic bombing campaign over the Third Reich. Richard Marks draws on extensive research and detailed technical drawings to explore the evolution of this heavy bomber, revealing how its design developments transformed an old airframe from a dangerous... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 16.00
Europe has fallen. Pearl Harbor is in flames. Enter: the Eighth. In 1941 the RAF fought a desperate battle of survival against the Luftwaffe over Britain. Then, from across the Atlantic, came a new generation of American pilots, gunners, and bombardiers, a new generation of flying machines called the B-17 Flying Fortress, the B-24 Liberator, the P-47... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2008; Not Available
This is the incredible true story of a wartime sisterhood of women pilots: a group of courageous pioneers who took exceptional risks to fly Spitfires, Hurricanes and Lancasters to the frontlines of World War II. more...
- Casemate 2015; US$ 22.99
This book tells the story of a Dutch boy who grew up during the 1950s in post-war Borneo, where he had frequent encounters with an airplane, the Douglas DC-3, aka the C-47 Skytrain or Dakota of World War II fame. For a young boy living in a remote jungle community, the aircraft reached the proportions of a romantic icon, as the essential lifeline to... more...
- 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...