General Aviation

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  • Mayday Mayday Mayday-A Pilot’s memoirs

    Brian Clapp
    Independently published
    2020
    English
    X X X X X
    166 pg.
    ASIN : B08JF17MB5
    Review written by: Rene Verjans

    283rd Review Mayday Mayday Mayday-A Pilot’s memoirs- Brian Clapp Brian Clapp has noted 23.000 flying hours in his journals. 3000 of those hours are RAF flights and, in that time, he flew 8 years in – oh yes- Shackleton’s. After that he transferred to the Nimrod, followed up by a civil career at various airline […]

  • The Dassault Adventure: A First Century of Aviation

    Luc Berger
    Harry N. Abrams
    2016
    English
    X X X X X
    128 pg.
    ISBN-10 : 1419722816 ISBN-13 : 978-1419722813
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    282nd Review The Dassault Adventure: A First Century of Aviation- Luc Berger The Dassault aircraft manufacturing company was started early in the twentieth century by Marcel Bloch, who changed his name to Marcel Dassault after WWII. Dassault’s iconic airplanes have received a stamp of approval from the aviation and aerospace sector of the world’s economy. […]

  • Turn and Burn: A Fighter Pilot's Memories and Confessions

    Darell J. Ahrens
    Wise Media Group
    2020
    English
    X X X X X
    252 pg.
    ISBN-10 : 1629671886 ISBN-13 : 978-1629671888
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Review 276 Turn and Burn: A Fighter Pilot’s Memories and Confessions- Darell J. Ahrens The Life of a fighter pilot This book ‘Turn and burn’ is written by a fighter pilot who fought in the Vietnam war and flew a big variety of jets. Many fighter pilot’s wrote their biography and in general it is […]

  • MAYDAY: A Frighteningly Realistic Aviation Thriller (Capt. Mark Smith Series Book 1)

    Dan Stratman
    Flying D Publishing LLC
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    282 pg.
    978-1-7325992-1-5/ ASIN : B07G3J5FNJ
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    The title MAYDAY provides a clue to the plot of this aeronautical story of Dan Stratman, himself an airplane captain. It is a story about the maiden flight of a brand new airliner, with all the ingredients to excite flyboys and girls.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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 English Electric Lightning- Rare photographs from wartime archives

    Martin W. Bowman
    Pen & Sword Books
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    144 pg.
    9781526705563
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    231st Review The English Electric Lightning- Rare photographs from wartime archives- Martin W. Bowman The Lightning was an icon of the RAF during the years of the cold war. I wrote already several reviews about this remarkable plane that in terms of performance was ahead of his time. This is a photo book and therefore […]

  • 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 […]