Fighter Pilot

Author: Christina Olds
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9780312569518
Size: 71.42 MB
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To his P-38 and P-51 wartime squadrons in WWII he was the aggressive fighter pilot who made double ace and became their commander in nine short months.

Pushing The Envelope

Author: Marion Carl
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 1612515487
Size: 60.97 MB
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In peacetime he gamed fame for "pushing the envelope" as a test pilot, adding the world's altitude and peace records to his wartime feats and becoming the first U.S. military aviator to wear a full pressure suit.

Pan Am Pioneer

Author: Sanford B. Kauffman
Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
ISBN: 9780896723573
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A Manager's Memoir from Seaplane Clippers to Jumbo Jets Sanford B. Kauffman
George E. Hopkins. airport felt sorry for me, and he told me there was a meeting
room upstairs that had a big sofa I could use. So I went up there to sleep. At about
three or four in the morning I woke up and discovered a big conference going on
around me. I thought, "This is embarrassing — I'd better announce myself." So I
rose up and they were quite startled to see me. Tom Braniff was having a meeting

A Wasp Among Eagles

Author: Ann Carl
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
ISBN: 1588343413
Size: 33.34 MB
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A WASP among Eagles is the first-person story of how Baumgartner learned to fly, trained as a WASP, and became one of the earliest jet-age pioneers.

Sky My Kingdom

Author: Hanna Reitsch
Publisher: Casemate
ISBN: 1612000576
Size: 48.10 MB
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The Sky My Kingdom is the fascinating autobiography of the famous World War test pilot - Hanna Reitsch (March 29, 1912 - August 24, 1979).

The First Jet Pilot

Author: Lutz Warsitz
Publisher: Pen & Sword
Size: 74.78 MB
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He repeatedly risked his life extending the frontiers of aviation in speed, altitude and technology and survived many life-threatening incidents.This book is written by Erich's son who has used his father's copious notes and log books that ...

Call Sign Revlon

Author: Sally Spears
Publisher: Naval Inst Press
Size: 64.14 MB
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A biography of Kara Hultgreen, the first woman to fly the Navy's F-14 in a combat squadron and the first female fighter pilot to die in the line of duty


Author: Geoffrey Kent
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062299220
Size: 76.43 MB
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"It's here, in nature, that we are completely unified with all of life." Geoffrey Kent had nothing but an East African shilling and an old Land Rover when he launched a safari business in 1962 with his parents in Nairobi.

Forever Flying

Author: Robert A. Hoover
Publisher: Atria Books
Size: 34.87 MB
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The author recounts his experiences as a fighter pilot in World War II, a test pilot, and an aerobatic pilot

The Memoirs Of General Jean V Allard

Author: Jean Victor Allard
Publisher: Univ of British Columbia Pr
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Falcon, a version of a business jet manufactured by Dassaut for transporting
small groups of VIPs. Just after my departure, we received the famous ...
protection of our territorial waters was important. In the sixties, our country was a
pioneer as far as sonar was concerned. ... These were excellent, although less
spectacular than those of the Soviet fighter, which can very easily shoot down a
civilian aircraft, as the world learned in 1983. Nonetheless, between 1966 and
1969, it was our ...