Civil aviation

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  • 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

  • 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

    A romantic story in which flying is involved

  • Luckiest Engineer- From Farm Boy to Skunk Works and Beyond

    Robert A. Retsch
    BookBaby
    2020
    English
    X X X X X
    290 pg.
    B086442LSW/ ISBN-10: 1705400698 ISBN-13: 978-1705400692
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Luckiest Engineer is an autobiography about the life of an engineer working in the aircraft industry. Starting with describing his childhood years followed by the years that led him to become a successful engineer, Robert Retsch lead us through the road that gave him a professional and innovating career. Once working at the Fokker works […]

  • Newgate's Knocker: An Aviation Thriller

    Greg W. Peterson
    Private
    2020
    English
    X X X X X
    397 pg.
    ASIN: B0864QFJKV
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    ‘Newgate’s Knocker: An Aviation Thriller’ is the name of this new book!  The subtitle Death Pulse provides a clue to the plot of this first book of  Greg Peterson. It is a story about a planned terrorist attack on the USA, with more than superficial likeness to the dramatic events of 9/11.  So planes play […]

  • Stranded

    J.E. Timlin
    Blossom Spring Publishing
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    267 pg.
    ISBN-10: 1916173535 ISBN-13: 978-1916173538
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    A review on the book ‘Standed’! There we go. Timlin’s goal was to write an adventure book for kids with a strong focus on aviation. It is the story about two friends with rather opposed personalities and interests, who get themselves and a bunch of fellow kids and some grown ups involved in a aircaft […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Flight from the Croft

    Bill Innes
    Whittles Publishing
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    224 pg.
    ISBN-10: 184995397X ISBN-13: 978-1849953979
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    226th Review Flight from the Croft- Bill Innes In Dutch croft means small farm. Well the contents of this book do not cover the title however what the author wants to tell us: were ever you originated from there is no limit in what you can achieve. In this book he is telling us his […]

  • 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 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 […]