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- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 10.99
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...
- Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 12.99
Following the recent unveiling of the monument to Bomber Command in London's Green Park, the publication of this lovingly crafted account of the exploits of oft-overlooked 1 Group is set to be a timely one. Patrick Otter combines an appropriate level of detail regarding operations, aircraft, bases and incidents, with accounts of human endurance... 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...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99
Do you know which way round a countrys flag is placed on an airplanes tail? What Qantas stands for? What are the twenty most iconic planes of all time? And what happened to the man who successfully glided from a tower in China in the year 559 AD? This fantastic quick-read eBook features 101 amazing facts about planes, split into categories... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 26.95
Author John Purner, who gave his fellow pilots The $100 Hamburger and the $500 Round of Golf, is back with a unique compilation of 101 not-to-be-missed aviation events, sites, and adventures. Purner details how to get there, where to stay, how much it's going to cost, and everything else you need to get the most out of the fabulous attractions.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 35.00
* 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...
- Pen and Sword 2009; US$ 10.99
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.3 Group had almost completely re-equipped with the Wellington by 4 September 1939 to carry out the second bombing operation of the... 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...