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  • Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe- Volume 1 Jet Fighters 1939-1945- Dan Sharp

    Dan Sharp
    Tempest Books
    2020
    English
    X X X X X
    336 pg.
    ISBN-13 : 978-1911658085 ISBN-10 : 1911658085
    Review written by: René Verjans

    In the category surprisingly interesting and fun books, this one from Dan Sharp goes straight to number 1!

  • The Wreck Hunter- Battle of Britain & The Blitz

    Melody Foreman
    Frontline Books
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    214 pg.
    9781526712585
    Review written by: René Verjans

    A great book is this from Melody Foreman, which takes you into the life from Terry Parsons who spent a great part of his life at digging up remains from planes that have crashed during the Battle of Britain (10 July – 31 October 1940) and The Blitz (7 September 1940 – 11 May 1941)

  • The Learjet Diaries

    Greg Madonna
    Middle River Press
    2020
    English
    X X X X X
    394 pg.
    ISBN-10 : 1946886157 ISBN-13 : 978-1946886156
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    This story is about a Learjet pilot flying charters out of South Florida mainly to countries in South America.

  • FERRY PILOT: Nine Lives Over the North Atlantic

    Kerry McCauley
    Kerry McCauley
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    274 pg.
    978 1 7353390 0 9/ ASIN : B08DRR6SJF
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Being a ferry pilot is a dangerous job!

  • Tomcat Rio A Topgun Instructor on the F-14 Tomcat and the Heroic Naval Aviators That Fly It

    Dave Baranek
    Skyhorse Publishing
    2020
    English
    X X X X X X
    224 pg.
    EAN 9781510748224
    Review written by: Rene Verjans

    Review Tomcat Rio A- Topgun Instructor on the F-14 Tomcat and the Heroic Naval Aviators That Fly It- Dave Baranek Up with the best of the best I already had read a book of Dave ‘Bio’ Baranek (further referred to as ‘Bio’) and also this book ‘Tomcat Rio’ is a real great one! A book […]

  • The F-4 Phantom: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War)

    Martin W. Bowman
    Pen & Sword Aviation; Illustrated Edition
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    144 pg.
    ISBN-13 : 978-1526705761 ISBN-10 : 1526705761
    Review written by: Rene Verjans

    This book describes in 4 chapters who the most important users of the Phantoms were. Firstly, the US Navy and US MC; secondly the USAF; thirdly, the Royal Air Force and fourthly, the other users like, for example, Israel, Turkey, Greece, South-Korea and Japan.

  • Off the Ground

    Catherine Richmond
    Catherine Richmond
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    312 pg.
    ISBN-13: 978-0996588713 ISBN-10: 099658871X ISBN: 978 0 9965887 2 0
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Romantic story in the aviation scene!

  • AIRY SOMETHINGS The Extraordinary Life of the Aviation Pioneer

    Terry Grace and Maggie Wilson
    Independently published
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    242 pg.
    ISBN-10: 1701503832 ISBN-13: 978-1701503830
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    AIRY SOMETHINGS The Extraordinary Life of the Aviation Pioneer Horatio Barber- Terry Grace and Maggie Wilson Aviation Pioneer Horatio Barber Terry Grace discovered Horatio Barber as an early aviation pioneer whilst attending a guided walk around the Lark Hill aerodrome. His interest in the man was awakened and soon he discovered that Barber made a fortune […]

  • Fury from the North: North Korean Air Force in the Korean War, 1950-1953

    Douglas C. Dildy
    Helion and Company
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    88 pg.
    ISBN-10: 1912390337 ISBN-13: 978-1912390335
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    This book is part of an interesting series that describes the air wars of Asian conflicts after the Second World War. This time it is about the deploy of the KPAF, The North-Korean Air Force during the war between North- and South-Korea. It was a complicated conflict, by which not only Korea itself was involved, but […]

  • South Pacific Air War Volume 3: Coral Sea & Aftermath May - June 1942

    Michael Claringbould and Peter Ingman
    Avonmore books
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    248 pg.
    ISBN-10: 0994588992 ISBN-13: 978-0994588999

    Review South Pacific Air War Volume 3: Coral Sea & Aftermath May – June 1942- Michael Claringbould and Peter Ingman This one of the few books about WW II theaters that describes both sides of the conflict. It gives not only the allied version, but also a detailed version of the Japanese operations, including many […]