Aviation history

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  • Bloody Sixteen- The USS Oriskany and Air Wing 16 during the Vietnam War

    Peter Frey
    Potomac Books, Inc.
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    416 pg.
    ISBN-10: 161234979X ISBN-13: 978-1612349794
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    218th review Bloody Sixteen The USS Oriskany and Air Wing 16 during the Vietnam War – Peter Frey ALSO IN ADIOBOOK VERSION!!! Much is published about the Vietnam War between the USA and North-Vietnam especially about the ground offensives and the enormous lost of human lives on American side. This book is solely dedicated to […]

  • Ernest K. Gann’s Flying Circus

    Ernest Kellogg Gann
    Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.,
    1974
    English
    X X X X X
    224 pg.
    ISBN-10: 0025424009 ISBN-13: 978-0025424005
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    217th Review Ernest K. Gann’s Flying Circus- Ernest Kellogg Gann In 1935 Ernest K. Gann began barnstorming. Like so many other pilots in the early days of aviation, Gann’s passion for flying started with wood and canvass bi-planes. He would eventually become an airline pilot, flying many types of airplanes in different parts of the […]

  • To Caress the Air: Augustus Herring and the Dawn of Flight. Book One

    C. David Gierke
    Write Associates LLC
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    788 pg.
    ASIN: B07B9N7XWJ
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    To Caress the Air: Augustus Herring and the Dawn of Flight. Book One Gierke worked on this book for seven years, and his readers will be rewarded with minutious detail as a result ! It is one of the most thoroughly researched biographies I have ever read. There are three parallel storylines: the biography of […]

  • To Caress the Air: Augustus Herring and the Dawn of Flight. Book Two

    C. David Gierke
    Write Associates LLC; 1 edition
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    786 pg.
    ASIN: B07D6WG3VW
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Review To Caress the Air: Augustus Herring and the Dawn of Flight. Book Two In book 2 we proceed with the process in which Herring as plaintiff against Curtiss seeking recognition for his many innovations that paved the way to the first motorised flight with a machine heavier then air. His construction company went bankrupt […]

  • Oblique Views: Aerial Photography and Southwest Archaeology

    Charles A. Lindbergh (Photographer), Heisey Adriel (Photographer), Adriel Heisey (Photographer)
    Museum of New Mexico Press
    2015
    English
    X X X X X
    124 pg.
    ISBN-10: 9780890136072 ISBN-13: 978-0890136072
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    214th Review Oblique Views: Aerial Photography and Southwest Archaeology- Charles A. Lindbergh (Photographer), Heisey Adriel (Photographer), Adriel Heisey (Photographer) Aerial photography is commonplace today. While drones (unmanned aerial vehicle, UAV) may be the latest embodiment of this form of photography, aerial photography dates to the nineteenth century. The most common and practical form of aerial photography […]

  • B-52 Stratofortress: The Complete History of the World’s Longest Serving and Best Known Bomber

    Bill Yenne
    Zenith Press
    2012
    English
    X X X X X
    192 pg.
    ISBN-10: 0760343020 ISBN-13: 978-0760343029

    B-52 Stratofortress: The Complete History of the World’s Longest Serving and Best Known Bomber   The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress bomber has been in service longer than any other military airplane. The B-52 was introduced in 1952, and began service in 1955. It is still a crucial part of the U.S. Air Force Strategic Air Command […]

  • F-111 & EF-111 Units in Combat

    Peter E. Davies & Rolando Ugolini
    Osprey Publishing
    2014
    English
    X X X X X
    97 pg.
    978-1-78200-347-2
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    Review F-111 & EF-111 Units in Combat- Peter E. Davies The F-111 Aardvark was designed to substitute the Republic F-105 Thunderchief. The General Dynamics aircraft became operational in the U.S. Air Force in July 1967. Depending on who you talk to, the F-111 was either a great airplane or something of a nuisance. From the […]

  • U.S. Navy and Marine Corps A-4 Skyhawk Units of the Vietnam War

    Peter Mersky
    Osprey Publishing
    2007
    English
    X X X X X
    112 pg.
    978-1-84603-181-6
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    205th Review U.S. Navy and Marine Corps A-4 Skyhawk Units of the Vietnam War- Peter Mersky It is easy for aviation enthusiasts to appreciate any or most books written about aviation history. This is because any new work that sheds attention on aviation’s yesteryear and its current development is enough to excite their curiosity. For […]

  • Douglas Propliners: Skyleaders, DC-1 to DC-7

    René J. Francillion
    Haynes Publishing
    2012
    English
    X X X X X
    360 pg.
    ISBN-10: 0857331574 ISBN-13: 978-0857331571
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    Review Douglas Propliners: Skyleaders, DC-1 to DC-7- René J. Francillion The first airplane I ever flew on was a Douglas DC-6. My father, mother and older sister flew from communist Cuba on our way to freedom in Miami, Florida, USA on December 4, 1970. I was 6 years old. We were part of the Freedom […]

  • Albatros D.III/D.V: Aces’ Fighter (Famous Airplanes)

    Tomasz J. Kowalski, Wojciech Fajga, Vitor Costa, Damian Majsak
    Kagero
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    92 pg.
    ISBN-10: 8365437953 ISBN-13: 978-8365437952
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Review Albatros D.III/D.V: Aces’ Fighter (Famous Airplanes) This book written in 2 languages namely English and Polish is solemny and ultimately dedicated to the Albatros WW 1 fighter plane. An A4 size laminated soft cover book with a high quality paper that gives the reader a very good description of the history, development, design and […]