Boekrecensies

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  • Douglas Propliners: Skyleaders, DC-1 to DC-7

    René J. Francillion
    Haynes Publishing
    2012
    English
    X X X X X
    360 pg.
    ISBN-10: 0857331574 ISBN-13: 978-0857331571
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    Onze verontschuldigingen, dit bericht is alleen beschikbaar in English.

  • Albatros D.III/D.V: Aces’ Fighter (Famous Airplanes)

    Tomasz J. Kowalski, Wojciech Fajga, Vitor Costa, Damian Majsak
    Kagero
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    92 pg.
    ISBN-10: 8365437953 ISBN-13: 978-8365437952
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Onze verontschuldigingen, dit bericht is alleen beschikbaar in English.

  • First 100 years are tough

    Martin Leeuwis (composer)
    Martin Leeuwis Publications
    2018
    English
    X X X X X X
    200 pg.
    9789490008208
    Review written by: René Verjans

    First 100 years are tough- Martin Leeuwis Martin Leeuwis heeft het 100-jarig bestaan van de civiele luchtvaart en KLM in Nederland aangegrepen om dit boekje te publiceren met allerlei cartoons en tekeningen. Das niet zo gek dat hij dit nu doet, want Martin vloog zelf ook –als ex-luchtmachter- bij de KLM op de DC 9 […]

  • 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 […]

  • MODERN CHINESE WARPLANES, Chinese Naval Aviation- Aircraft and Units

    Andreas Rupprecht
    Harpia Publishing L.L.C.
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    96 pg.
    978-0-9973092-5-6
    Review written by: Rene Verjans

    Zoals we dat van Harpia Publishing kennen, is ook dit een schitterende publicatie geworden. Dit boek focust op de staat van zijn van de Chinese zeestrijdkrachten en haar bijbehorende luchtvaarttuigen anno voorjaar 2018. Het 94 bladzijdes tellende boek heeft een logische opbouw die start met een kort stuk historie en toekomst, gebruikte symbolen op vliegtuigen […]

  • Voices in Flight: RAF Night Operations

    Martin. W. Bowman
    Pen & Sword Books
    2015
    English
    X X X X X
    232 pg.
    9781783831944
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Onze verontschuldigingen, dit bericht is alleen beschikbaar in English.

  • 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 de aanduiding voor de eerste gezamenlijk door Britten en Amerikanen uitgevoerde landingsoperatie, waarbij zowel zee- als lucht- en landstrijdkrachten van beide landen moesten samenwerken. Kort gezegd: het woordje “us” moest door “we” vervangen worden. Een gezamenlijk commando en samenwerkende strijdmachten was toen nog niet vanzelfsprekend. Je wordt geen generaal of admiraal als je ook […]

  • The Flight: Charles Lindbergh’s Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing

    Dan Hampton
    William Morrow
    2017
    English
    X X X X X
    336 pg.
    ISBN-10: 0062464396 ISBN-13: 978-0062464392
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    The twentieth century opened with the courageous exploits of the visionary Wright brothers. This marked the beginning of aviation history, which is dotted with a vast number of aviators and explorers. Granted, explorers come in many forms. Along with Shackleton, Byrd, Hillary and the Apollo astronauts, Charles Lindbergh is one of the great explorers of […]

  • Gerhard Fieseler. The man behind the Storch

    Nigel Holden
    Helion & Company
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    328 pg.
    ISBN-10: 1911512749 ISBN-13: 978-1911512745
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Readers that are familiar with the military aviation history know the Fieseler Storch. A famous STOL aircraft built during the second world war by Gerhard Fieseler for the German Luftwaffe with its specific silhouette and characteristics. But the name of the book ‘does not cover the load’ as we Dutch used to say. The book […]

  • EMB-312 Tucano - Brazil's turboprop success story

    João Paulo Zeitoun Moralez
    Harpia Publishing L.L.C.
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    256 pg.
    978-0-9973092-3-2

    This book describing the success story of the EMB Tucano is a joy to read and a marvelous photo book showing the Tucano in all his executions and paintings that were used by the different air forces it served. The Tucano was developed as successor of the different basic and light jet trainers in use […]