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  • How Airliners Fly: A Passenger’s Guide

    Julien Evans
    Airlife
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    128 pg.
    978-1-78500-485-8
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    How Airliners Fly: A Passengers Guide is a book written by a retired airline pilot who flew the Boeing 737, 757 and 767 for over 36 years. In addition, he was an instructor on these types of airplanes. Mr. Julien Evans has also published over eight books. How Airliners Fly is a superb example of […]

  • Check Six! A Thunderbolt Pilot's War Across the Pacific

    Jim Curran, Terrence Popravak
    Casemate Publishers
    2015
    English
    X X X X X
    352 pg.
    9781612002996
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Review on Check Six! James Curran flew the P-47 Thunderbolt also nicknamed the Jug in the Pacific theatre. In 293 pages he documented his personal experiences as pilot of this famous and feared fighter bomber that played an important role in the air war over the Pacific. There was no heroic and luxury existence for […]

  • AFRICA@WAR 33: SHOWDOWN IN WESTERN SAHARA VOLUME 1. AIR WARFARE OVER THE LAST AFRICAN COLONY, 1945-1975

    Tom Cooper & Albert Grandolini
    Helion and Company
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    72 pg.
    9781912390359
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    The title of this book(let) doesn’t cover the content: in a very clarifying manner the geopolitical developments in the western part of the Sahara are stated, from the pre-historical time! At the end of the 15th century begins ‘our’’ Western interference with this area. Ending in the colonisation by Spain and France from 1830 onwards. […]

  • Colours in the Sky- The History of Autair and Court Line Aviation

    Graham M. Simons
    Pen & Sword Books
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    320 pg.
    9781526725561
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    233rd Review Colours in the Sky- The History of Autair and Court Line Aviation- Graham M. Simons The history of British Autair and Courtline Aviation is recorded in this book that gives us a thorough history outlay of its activities during the years of its existence. Autair was founded in 1953 and soon afterward the […]

  • Southern Thunder

    Steve R. Dunn
    Seaforth Publishing
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    304 pg.
    9781526726636
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Nederlands.

  • Status: Missing

    D.W. Maroney
    State of Mind Publishing
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    306 pg.
    ASIN: B07MWCKGT3
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Nederlands.

  • The English Electric Lightning- Rare photographs from wartime archives

    Martin W. Bowman
    Pen & Sword Books
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    144 pg.
    9781526705563
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    231st Review The English Electric Lightning- Rare photographs from wartime archives- Martin W. Bowman The Lightning was an icon of the RAF during the years of the cold war. I wrote already several reviews about this remarkable plane that in terms of performance was ahead of his time. This is a photo book and therefore […]

  • The BULGARIAN AIR FORCE in the Second World War

    Alexander Mladenov, Evgeni Andonov and Krassimir Grozev
    Helion & Company Ltd.
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    136 pg.
    978-1-912390-64-9
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    230th Review The BULGARIAN AIR FORCE in the Second World War-Alexander Mladenov, Evgeni Andonov and Krassimir Grozev This book tells the story of a country on the Balkan (Bulgaria) which in WO II could not do much else than to stay out of the way of the Wehrmacht and later the Red Army. In the […]

  • AERIAL OPERATIONS IN THE REVOLUTIONS OF 1922 AND 1947 IN PARAGUAY. THE FIRST DOGFIGHTS IN SOUTH AMERICA

    Antoinio Luis Sapienza
    Helion & Compagny Publishing
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    48 pg.
    9781912390588
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    229th Review: LATIN AMERICA@WAR 8: AERIAL OPERATIONS IN THE REVOLUTIONS OF 1922 AND 1947 IN PARAGUAY. THE FIRST DOGFIGHTS IN SOUTH AMERICA- Antoinio Luis Sapienza This pamphlet of 40 pages contains a nice collection colour prints of the planes that between 1922 en 1947 in Paraguay chose heaven. The historiography of this period is known […]

  • MEXICANS AT WAR. MEXICAN MILITARY AVIATION IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1941-1945

    Santiago A. Flores
    Helion & Company Publishing
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    232 pg.
    978-1-9122390-06-9
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    228th Review MEXICANS AT WAR. MEXICAN MILITARY AVIATION IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1941-1945- Santiago A. Flores Otherwise than the title suggests, does this book not only set out the warfare in WO II but also the revolutions that swept across Mexico during 1910 till 1941. Even the by us known revolutionary ‘figureheads’ like Pancho […]