Aviation history

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  • Amazing airplanes / Fantastische vliegtuigen

    Gaby Goldsack
    English
    X X X X X
    978-1607101604

    When I recently walked through a bookstore with my little boy of 3 years old, I found this book; “Amazing airplanes ‘! I’ve rarely seen a book so thick with so few pages and so little weight. A nice aviation kids book! It is a book with five themes from aviation. It’s about ‘enterprising pilots’, ‘air […]

  • Vulcan 607

    Rowland White
    Transworld Publishers Ltd
    2007
    English
    X X X X X
    464 pg.
    978-0552152297

    It was last year when I walked at Schiphol Airport on a early morning looking for a newspaper. If you can only buy the Dutch Telegraph that is not really a choice I thought. At that moment my eye fell on an English book with a picture of a Vulcan-aircraft on the front ; Җulcan […]

  • The lost Squadron / Het verdwenen squadron

    David Hayes
    1994
    English, Dutch
    X X X X X
    244 pg.
    0747518262

    I was tipped to read this this book and I got no regrets! This book by David Hayes from 1994 is an easily readable and fascinating story, combined with many beautiful color and black / white photographs. It tells the story of a search for eight missing WW2-aircraft in Greenland. The story begins on July […]

  • Baling Out

    Robert Jackson
    Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    2006
    English
    X X X X X X
    192 pg.
    978 1 84415 347 3

    It’s as if the devil is playing with it, but even now when I ‘just’ pulled ‘an-nice-looking-book’ off the bookshelf somewhere, it again appears to be …..is another great book. Maybe you think I am having shares of this publisher, but that’s not the fact I can assure you! This book is about the development […]

  • Spitfire-manual 1940

    Dilip Sarkar
    Amberley Publishing
    2010
    English
    X X X X X
    288 pg.
    978-1-84868-436-2

    What is the most famous aircraft in aviation history? Many people will say ‘the Spitfire’. And who would not want to fly himself in a Spitfire?!… start for this moment with this Spitfire manual from Dilip Sarkar! Dilip Sarkar has been a Spitfire fanatic for many years and the energy which thus arose is converted […]

  • The battle of Britain / De slag om Engeland

    Edward Bishop
    Just Publishers
    2008
    English, Dutch
    X X X X X
    192 pg.
    978 90 77895 70 2

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Nederlands.

  • The Sky My Kingdom - Memoirs of the Famous German World War II Test Pilot

    Hanna Reitsch
    Casemate Books
    2011
    English
    X X X X X X
    272 pg.
    978-1-932033-97-7

    It was the memorable book ‘They went into the air as angels with homesickness – nostalgia.’ From Jan Jacobs Mulder in which I read for the first time about Hanna Reitsch (see my previous book discussions). Next in another book and thus I had to know more about this woman. Who was Hanna? Hanna was […]

  • Inside the sky: A Mediation on Flight / Tussen de wolken

    William Langewiesche
    2003
    Dutch, English
    X X X X X
    215 pg.
    0679429832

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Nederlands.

  • Onze vliegers in mei 1940

    Hans Vos
    Dutch
    X X X X X

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Nederlands.

  • Agent Orange 4: De oorlogsjaren van Prins Bernhard II

    Erik Varekamp, Mick Peet
    Praag
    2010
    Dutch
    X X X X X
    79 pg.

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Nederlands.