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  • Hawker VC The first RFC ACE

    Tyrrel M. Hawker MC
    2013
    English
    X X X X X
    247 pg.
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Nederlands.

  • Ace of the Black Cross - The Memoirs of Ernst Udet

    Ernst Udet
    2013
    English, German
    X X X X X
    202 pg.
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    This book is about Ernst Udet, a German ace from the Great War. It is the English transcription of the original “Mein Fliegerleben”. Ernst Udet, a top-ace from the German Luftwaffe was born in 1896. Between 1914-1918 he was accounted for 62 victories in air battles while only 19 years old in 1915. That same […]

  • The horse of Phaëthon - Memories of the Gloster Meteor in the Netherlands

    Aart van Wijk
    2012
    Dutch/English
    X X X X X
    416 pg.
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Buy via www.elikser.nl. As a 7 year old boy I stood, with open mouth, watching to the first demonstration flight of Jan Flinterman in a Meteor Mk. 4 above the ice club terrain near Amsterdam, the nowadays Buitenveldert. At present, more than 50 years later, I read the from the Dutch translated book The horse […]

  • The Dam buster Raid

    Alan W. Cooper
    Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    2013
    English
    X X X X X
    216 pg.
    978-1-78159-474-2
    Review written by: Nico Mulder

    70 years after the event, the attack on the dams in the Ruhr area still speaks till the imagination. In 216 pages the writer tells how the new formed 617-squadron under the command of Guy Gibson is trained to try to bring the war to an end, with a specific for this purpose developed ‘bounce’-bomb. […]

  • Blackbirds

    Garry Ryan
    2012
    English
    X X X X X
    225 pg.
    Review written by: Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail

    Blackbirds is the first in Canadian author Garry Ryan’s series of novels about 18-year-old Sharon Lacey, who goes to England in May 1940 in search of her estranged father. Lacey, who had been taught to fly in the wide open skies of the Alberta prairies, is quickly recruited into the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) to […]

  • The Ice Pilots

    Michael Vlessides
    2012
    English
    X X X X X
    271 pg.
    Review written by: Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail

    Since the television series Ice Pilots, NWT debuted in 2008, thousands of devoted fans have tuned in weekly to watch the Buffalo Airways team keep vintage aircraft like Douglas DC-3 Dakotas, DC-4s, and Curtiss C-46 Commandos flying in Canada’s North. Viewers are equally riveted by the show’s “characters”: the McBryan family, headed by no-nonsense “Buffalo” […]