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Herinneringen van een jachtvliegerMartin 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!
Pacific Tomcat – A pictorial History of the F-14 Tomcat in the Pacific FleetScramble 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!
MISSING, PRESUMED DEAD,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 […]
Red Dragon ‘Flankers’, China’s Prolific ‘Flanker’ FamilyHarpia 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’!
RAF in Camera – 100 Years on DisplayPen 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.
Cuban Migs- The Defenders of Castro’s Air ForceHarpia 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.
The Aviation Pioneers of McCook FieldShiffer 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 […]
Langs hier, langs daarMartin Leeuwis Publications2022Dutch192 pg.978 94 90008 277Review written by: Rene Verjans
Unfortenately only in Dutch
FLIGHT- a visual tribute to military aviation in all its formsRidder Aero Media2022English159 pg.ISBN 978-90-90-35771-3Review written by: Rene Verjans
Dirk Jan de Ridder is addicted to aviation photography and that delivered him beautiful pictures. Since he was 7, when he visited an aviation show at Gilze Rijen for the first time, he is ‘sold’ to aviation and more specific and foremost, military aviation. Throughout the years he makes trips to 23 different countries all over the world, which supplied him with pictures of planes and helicopters from 71 countries! Dirk Jan now decided to unite the most beautiful
ones in a book.
Sky RaiderSea Story Press USA Florida2022English307 pg.B09VZJFNZ7Review written by: Max Heldring
Reading this book I am not really sure whether this review should belong in AviationBookReviews because the title does not cover the load entirely. Duke Thomas, the main character in this book, is an “ace” during the First World War and servicing the USAAF with a big passion namely the archaeology of the Middle East […]