Reviews in English

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  • 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 […]

  • Middle East @ War- Series

    Tom Cooper
    Helion & company
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    74 pg.
    9781912390373
    Review written by: René Verjans

    Review Middle East @ War- Series – Tom Cooper 4 great books I have of Tom Cooper – published by Helion & Company – and I thought that I would just combine ‘that’ to 1 review. Here it is! I have the numbers 11, 12, 14 and 15. They tell about ‘´Hot skies over Yemen’ […]

  • 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 […]

  • RF-8 Crusader Units over Cuba and Vietnam

    Peter Mersky
    Osprey Publishing
    2010
    English
    X X X X X
    98 pg.
    978-1-85532-782-5
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    210th Review RF-8 Crusader Units over Cuba and Vietnam- Peter Mersky Growing up in the late ‘60s, in the jet age, I was always dazzled by the aerodynamic and streamlined beauty of jet airplanes, both commercial and military. The Vought RF-8 Crusader intrigued me, for the first thing any young boy noticed about that aircraft […]

  • RA-5C Vigilante Units in Combat

    Robert R. “Boom” Powell
    Osprey Publishing
    2010
    English
    X X X X X
    96 pg.
    978-1-84176-749-9
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    Review- RA-5C Vigilante Units in Combat – Robert R. “Boom” Powell The North American Aviation RA-5C Vigilante is the kind of airplane that deserves to be written about based just on its aesthetic properties. This is a beautiful airplane. With its cutting-edge and supersonic aerodynamics, the profile of the well-balanced and symmetrical RA-5C looks like […]

  • 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 […]