History - Military - Aviation

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The Hunter Killers: The Extraordinary...

Dan Hampton

At the height of the Cold War, America's most elite aviators bravely volunteered for a covert program aimed at eliminating an impossible new threat. Half never returned. All became legends. From New York Times bestselling author Dan H...

Published: Jun 2016

Bringing the Thunder: The Missions of...

Gordon Bennett Robertson Jr

By March 1945, when Ben Robertson took to the skies above Japan in his B-29 Superfortress, the end of World War II in the Pacific seemed imminent. But although American forces were closing in on its home islands, Japan refused to surr...

Published: May 2016

Flight Lessons 3: Experience: How Edd...

James A. Albright

This is volume three of a five volume collection that chronicles the author's journey from novice pilot to professional pilot, while adding technical lessons learned along the way. The author has a following through his website, www.c...

Published: Oct 2016

Republic XF-84H Thunderscreech (Air F...

Steve Ginter

The XF-84H was derived from the RF-84F as a supersonic propeller test vehicle driven by an afterburning Allison XT-40 turboprop engine.

Published: Oct 2016

Flight Path: Son of Africa to Warrior...

Jonathan Scott Gration

Former President Carter introduces this gripping first-person narrative that provides significant details about six headline stories not previously revealed. Captivating experiences from my unique childhood—attending boarding schoo...

Published: Jul 2016

Lords of the Sky: Fighter Pilots and ...

Dan Hampton

The New York Times bestselling author of Viper Pilot and retired USAF F-16 legend Dan Hampton offers the first comprehensive popular history of combat aviation—a unique, entertaining, and action-packed look at the aces of the ai...

Published: Jun 2015

Scale Plans No. 7 Me 262 A Schwalbe

Dariusz Karnas

7 Me 262 A Schwalbe. 1/48 and 1/32 scale plans of the Me 262 A Schwalbe includes all A versions: Me 262 A-1a Me 262 A-1a/Jabo Me 262 A-2a Me 262 A-1a/U3 Me 262 A-1a/U4

Published: Apr 2014

The Rescue Man: A "Snafu Snatching" R...

Henry Lowenstein

THE RESCUE MAN presents the extraordinary and unique journey of a World War II-era rescue pilot, First Lieutenant Frank Philby “Bud” Hayes, from his childhood in Idaho through his training for and service during World War II. Bud ...

Published: Jun 2017

Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Ric...

John F. Ross

The sensational true story of Eddie Rickenbacker, America's greatest flying aceAt the turn of the twentieth century two new technologies--the car and airplane--took the nation's imagination by storm as they burst, like comets, into Am...

Published: May 2015

MO41: The Bombshell Before Roswell

Paul Blake Smith

MO41, The Bombshell Before Roswell" by Paul Blake Smith, might well be the most exciting, shocking, and impactful event – and now book subject - in not just American history, but all of human history. Did three extraterrestrial...

Published: Feb 2016

Predator: The Secret Origins of the D...

Richard Whittle

"Fresh and authoritative ... [Whittle] delivers action-packed details about how the CIA and the Pentagon used armed Predators to hunt for Al Qaeda leaders immediately after 9/11."-The Washington PostThe creation of the first...

Published: Sep 2015

Goodyear GA-28A/B Convoy Fighter: The...

Jared a. Zichek

A detailed overview of the Goodyear Aircraft Corporation GA-28A/B, one of the submissions to the US Navy convoy fighter competition of 1950, which ultimately produced the Convair XFY-1 and Lockheed XFV-1 VTOL aircraft. The GA-28A was ...

Published: Aug 2015

Northrop N-63 Convoy Fighter: The Nav...

Jared A. Zichek

The Northrop N-63 was an unconventional VTOL turboprop tailsitter aircraft proposal submitted to the US Navy's convoy fighter competition of 1950, which ultimately produced the Convair XFY-1 Pogo and Lockheed XFV-1 Salmon. It was a s...

Published: Nov 2015
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