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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 […]

  • Flying Alone

    Beth Ruggiero York
    Beth Ruggiero York
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    245 pg.
    ISBN-10: 0578544210 ISBN-13: 978-0578544212
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Flying Alone is the life story of the author telling us about her adventures as a pilot in the world of the smaller freight air charters in the USA. She describes in an open and often emotional way her struggles in gathering enough flying hours after earning her commercial license in order to achieve a […]

  • The First Fighter Pilot - Roland Garros: The Life and Times of the Playboy Who Invented Air Combat

    Ed Cobleigh
    Check Six Books
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    326 pg.
    ISBN-10: 1629671568 ISBN-13: 978-1629671567
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    The First Fighter Pilot ……Roland Garros as a famous tennis tournament and tennis court in Paris is well known with everybody. But the question who was this person nobody knows. Yes a famous tennis player. Even my fellow pilots did not know. In this book Ed Cobleigh gives you the answer and in his usual […]

  • 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 […]

  • Check Six! A Thunderbolt Pilot's War Across the Pacific

    Jim Curran, Terrence Popravak
    Casemate Publishers
    2015
    English
    X X X X X
    352 pg.
    9781612002996
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Review on Check Six! James Curran flew the P-47 Thunderbolt also nicknamed the Jug in the Pacific theatre. In 293 pages he documented his personal experiences as pilot of this famous and feared fighter bomber that played an important role in the air war over the Pacific. There was no heroic and luxury existence for […]

  • Southern Thunder

    Steve R. Dunn
    Seaforth Publishing
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    304 pg.
    9781526726636
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

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