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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • A-10 Thunderbolt II Units of Operation Enduring Freedom 2008-14

    Gary Wetzel
    Osprey Publishing
    2015
    English
    X X X X X
    96 pg.
    9781472805737 / 9781472805751
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    A-10 Thunderbolt II Units of Operation Enduring Freedom 2008-14    Gary Wetzel’s A-10 Thunderbolt II Units of Operation Enduring Freedom 2008-14 is another of Osprey Publishing’s wonderful aviation history books. These books contain high-quality photographs and clear text, often consisting of compelling narratives from pilots. In addition, one of the great features of this book […]

  • F9F Panther Units of the Korean War

    Warren Thompson
    Osprey Publishing
    2014
    English
    X X X X X
    96 pg.
    978-17800-350
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    Review F9F Panther Units of the Korean War- Warren Thompson The end of World War II saw the defeat of German national socialism and the propping up of international communism, which spread from the Soviet Union. Even though international communism had been a reality since the October Revolution of 1917, when the Bolsheviks created a […]

  • Fly Over Down Under- Australian Adventures by Single-Engine Airplane

    Michelee Morgan Cabot
    Wheatmark
    2015
    English
    X X X X X
    230 pg.
    ISBN-10: 1627873015 ISBN-13: 978-1627873017
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    206th Review Fly Over Down Under- Australian Adventures by Single-Engine Airplane- Michelee Morgan Cabot Michelee Cabot made a dairy of her 4 weekly roundtrip along the whole coast of Australia together with her husband Hal flying a Cessna 172.  They started the trip with 4 single engine GA planes supervised by a very experienced pilot […]

  • My Heart at Zero Gravity: A Girl, A Plane and Their Story

    Carolina Dellonte
    Cartabianca Publishing
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    212 pg.
    ASIN: B07G9VK2KJ
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    The story in this book starts when Carolina is checked out on a Piaggio P-180, a business jet we al know from its special design with 2 push props and the canard wings in front of the cockpit. After that Carolina tells her personal story and adventures during her time serving as a co-pilot flying […]

  • EAGLES OVER HUSKY. THE ALLIED AIR FORCES IN THE SICILIAN CAMPAIGN, 14 MAY TO 17 AUGUST 1943

    Alexander Fitzgerald-Black
    Helion & Company Ltd
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    192 pg.
    978-1-9122174-94-2
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    Operation Husky was the title for the first joint executed British-American landing operation, at which the navy, aviation and land forces of both countries cooperated. In short: the word ‘us’ had to be replaced by ‘we’. A joint commando and cooperative army forces were then not yet that obvious. You do not become a general […]

  • A-3 Skywarrior: Units of the Vietnam War

    Rick Morgan
    Osprey Publishing
    2015
    English
    X X X X X
    96 pg.
    ISBN-10: 147280564X ISBN-13: 978-1472805645
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    The Vietnam War initiated the expansion and diversification of United States air power. After World War II and the Korean War, the U.S. military saw the need to create “heavy attack” bombers capable of being launched from aircraft carriers – which were becoming larger at the time. A-3 Skywarrior: Units of the Vietnam War is […]

  • The B-58 Blunder: How the U.S. Abandoned its Best Strategic Bomber

    Colonel George Holt, Jr.
    George Holt Jr.
    2015
    English
    X X X X X
    140 pg.
    ISBN-10: 0692478817 ISBN-13: 978-0692478813
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    I first saw a picture of the Convair B-58 Hustler in C.B. Colby’s 1966 book Jets of the World: New Fighters, Bombers and Transports. I discovered the book in the library of Buena Vista Elementary school. The year was 1972 and I was in the second grade. As best as I recall, the library had […]

  • VC10: Icon of the Skies

    Lance Cole
    Pen and Sword Books
    2017
    English
    X X X X X
    224 pg.
    9781473875326
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    With the VC-10 in the main role this book describes with thorough arguments the downfall of the British aircraft industry. The story started in the post war years when BOAC was ruling the skies specifically in the British colonies in Africa. BOAC was looking for the ultimate jetliner that could handle the difficult British and European […]