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Check Six Books2022English258 pg.978 1629 6723 80Review written by: Max Heldring
Another book written by Ed Cobleigh about his career in the US Air Force. His style remains the same informative, fascinating and sometimes humorous.
Springer2023English738 pg.ISBN 978-3-658-38530-9 ISBN 978-3-658-38531-6 (eBook)Review written by: Alexander Beeck
Eckardt’s ‘Jet Web’ offers a comprehensive exploration of the development history of turbojet engines from the 1920s to the late 1950s. It primarily focuses on the intricate relationships and collaborations between the United Kingdom (& USA), Germany, and Switzerland in this fascinating journey. While the narrative repeats in parts the well-known ‘Whittle vs. Von Ohain Saga’, it mainly sheds new light on unexpected connections and especially, the significant influence of axial compressor technology from the Swiss-German company Brown Boveri & Cie.
The author, a gas turbine engineer, spent a decade meticulously researching and compiling this remarkable account, resulting in a weighty volume with some 250 informative b/w photographs, technical schemes and detailed drawings. This document provides an overview of the book’s content, emphasizing its unique contributions and the target audience it aims to engage.
Acquisition Analytics Inc2022English378 pg.ISBN-10 : 1738697312 ISBN-13 : 978-1738697311Review written by: Max Heldring
This biography of Stanford Tuck was first published in 1956 and as a youngster who had a great desire to become a pilot I have read this book with red ears. Now 60 years later it is still a nice book to read for everyone interested in the history of WW2 and especially in the Battle of Britain were Stanford Tuck played a star role as a fighter pilot with 29 confirmed victories.
Martin Leeuwis Publications2023Dutch704 pg.978 94 90008 321Review written by: Rene Verjans
(Nederlands) Van alle luchtvaartboeken die ik heb is dit wel een heel bijzonder boek; het is een boek in twee delen. Oorspronkelijk zou het boek 850 pagina’s dik zijn, maar dat werd te gek. Daarom is in overleg met uitgever
Martin Leeuwis besloten gekozen voor een tweedelige set boeken, met totaal meer dan 700 pagina’s op A4-formaat Nederlandse luchtmacht geschiedenis en honderden foto’s. Evert Motshagen is luchtmacht-vlieger en startte in 1954 met zijn eerste trainingsvlucht op een Fokker S-11 om 30 jaar later in 1984 te eindigen op een F-16. Welk vliegtuig vloog hij niet? Wat een carrière!
Scramble 4 Productions, LLC2022English144 pg.979-8985799705Review written by: Rene Verjans
This time a review of a picture book. A great edition it is as well and from photographer James Geer, who is great fan of the F-14 Tomcat!
Fighting High Publishing2022English240 pg.ASIN : B0BGMBML86Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp
This book contains several concurrent stories. The setting is the early days of the WW II advance of Imperial Japanese Forces towards Australia. At New Guinea the Aussies, before eventually receiving US support, desperately tried to keep a foothold. The only plane which had the range and bombing capacity to fly from Australia to New […]
Harpia Publishing Verlags GmbH2022English254 pg.978-1-950394-10-4Review written by: Rene Verjans
Andreas Rupprecht writes cool books! And who says Rupprecht, says China! This is the umpteenth book of him, published by Harpia Publishing. I am really very happy with this publisher and what they have published till now. On their site it states at the category ‘Strategic handbooks’, only 1 book, but, as far as I am concerned, all the books – also this one – can be stated in this category, when it concerns nowadays airforces or other flying army units. As the quality and information value can be rated as ‘good’!
Pen and Sword Books2022English472 pg.ISBN: 9781526752185Review written by: Rene Verjans
When you are talking about the best series of aviation books, then this one is absolutely in my top 3! Why? Just because I can..and must be! This book is 472 pages and contains, just as the other 3 books that were
published in the past years in this series, really beautiful pictures.
Harpia Publishing Verlags GmbH2022English144 pg.9781950394098Review written by: Rene Verjans
(Nederlands) Yes! Here is another book of one of the most beautiful series that I collect! This time ‘Cuban Migs’ -and for the people that do not know the books of Harpia Publishing-; a great book that is part of a large series of books that, in the meantime, is published by them.
Shiffer Publishing2022English185 pg.Jerry KoszykReview written by: Joris Gonggrijp
Jerry Koszyk is an amateur aviation researcher who by chance discovered that way back in 1917 the then fledgling Army Air Service had set up an airfield for aeronatical research and development.at Dayton, Ohio, called McCook Field, where commercial, civilian, aerobatic and military aviation merged. He also discovered that no book or other publication about […]