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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...

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Published: Jun 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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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

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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 ...

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Published: Jun 2017

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...

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Published: May 2016

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...

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Published: May 2015

Military Jet Aircraft: 300 of the Wor...

Michael Sharpe

Discover the 300 most important and influential military jet aircraft that have flown since World War II.  From the Messerschmitt Me 262 and the English Electric Lightning to the North American F-86 Sabre, these are the 300 most sign...

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Published: Oct 2018

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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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Published: Nov 2015
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