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Aviation

At Sixteen II Hank Clark
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781947289857
One boy and his airplane. Chip is a sixteen year old boy with a Piper J-3 Cub seaplane named Li'l Windy. He knows how to fly. He's been flying with his father for years. But now he is alone and the sky becomes his classroom. Though he does survive, every flight is an adventure, a great learning experience, and excellent preparation for the boy who wants to become a professional pilot. In fact you may wonder why commercial airline pilots are not required to have this kind of background. It's fun, but it's learning the hard way, discovering things as tangible as aerodynamics and as deep as how to live an entire lifetime. If you have a young person who's not all tha ...
Flying Escapades Geof Woodford
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781946982162
Flying Escapades- tragic, hair-raising and hilarious flying stories. This book highlights flying experiences that the author has had and those of others that he met on his journey. The stories range from an aircraft getting blown off the runway in North Carolina to a Learjet descending through a snow storm in northern British Columbia, Canada with a flight crew ignoring the minimum altitude required. Another story deals with a tragic crash on a stormy night with a Learjet 35 doing a Medivac mission to an island off the coast of British Columbia, Canada. At night and in bad weather, why did the pilots make a simple mistake that cost them and the three nurses on board their lives? Th ...
Hands On Ralph King
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Size: 5.25" x 8"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781946634610
The author reflects at a very young age his desire to fly. His real life memories are filled with hills and valleys to overcome before obtaining his commercial pilots license. His wife and his two children are also involved with the prospect of moving from state to state. Interesting events happen along the way, such as the close up contact with a UFO. After thirty-two years from his first solo airplane flight, he has accumulated nine thousand hours of flight hours, as well as flown fifty-two different air crafts. He escapes from having any engine failures or aircraft accidents along the way. Unfortunately, a medical issue puts a damper on him ever flying again as a commercial pilot. He ...
Memoir of “The Assassin” and the 336th Bomb Squadron Original Story taken directly from Leroy Funk Supplemented by Donald H. Anderson
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
Binding: Perfect Bound
SO YOU WANT TO READ A STORY AND YOU WANT IT TO BE TRUE TOO! My note: LeRoy Funk (8/16/1915 - 10/23/1996) was my mother’s brother and he dictated this story to his wife Delores before he passed. He came from a small town in South Dakota and had 5 sisters and 2 brothers. I found the crew information from the 8th Air Force Historical Society webpage. (Aircraft Missing in action from August 8, 1943) He was a (TSgt) gunner on a B-17 and was shot down near Antwerp Belgium. He eventually made it back to England. This is his story as he told it.
U.S. ARMY AIRPLANES & PERSONNEL, 1908-1918 A photo journey back in time T.R. Lazorishak
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
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In the early 20th century, aviation was in its infancy. Military aviation began to take shape. The U.S. Army Signal Corps' "Aeronautical Division" was designated as the first military aviation unit in the U.S. armed forces. With the help of men like the Wright Brothers (of Dayton, Ohio) and aircraft builder, Glenn Curtiss, things began to develop. This is a photographic journey showing airplanes and key personnel of the time (1908-1918). The United States Air Force of today has those early aviators of the U.S. Army to thank for its success and growth.
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