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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. […]

  • Hawkeye: The Enthralling Autobiography of the Top-Scoring Israel Air Force Ace of Aces

    Brigadier General Giora Even-Epstein
    Grub Street Publishing
    2020
    English
    X X X X X
    208 pg.
    ISBN-10 : 1911621963 ISBN-13 : 978-1911621966
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    281st Review Hawkeye: The Enthralling Autobiography of the Top-Scoring Israel Air Force Ace of Aces- Brigadier General Giora Even-Epstein Stories of a modern was ace After reading this book I can describe it in short: A pilot’s book especially for those that love reading stories of modern war aces. Giora, the author, is a persistent […]

  • Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II- The 'Warthog' Ground Attack Aircraft

    Peter C Smith
    Pen & Sword Books
    2020
    English
    X X X X X
    448 pg.
    9781526759269
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    279th Review Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II- The ‘Warthog’ Ground Attack Aircraft- Peter C Smith Developing the A-10 Killing tanks is what this one purpose warplane was designed for, and during the Gulf Wars she fulfilled this job par excellence! That, in a nutshell, is what this book is about. After WW I the US […]

  • RAF Bomber Command Striking Back: Operations of a Halifax Crew

    Alan Measures
    Whittles Publishing
    2021
    English
    X X X X X
    224 pg.
    ISBN-10 : 1849954569 ISBN-13 : 978-1849954563
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    278th Review RAF Bomber Command Striking Back: Operations of a Halifax Crew- Alan Measures The experiences of the Halifax crew members of the 102 Squadron This book tells the story of RAF Bomber Command through the experiences of the crewmembers of the 102 Squadron. It teaches us the strategic planning and the night by night […]

  • Men of the Battle of Britain- A Supplementary Volume

    Kenneth G. Wynn
    Frontline Books
    2020
    English
    X X X X X
    136 pg.
    9781526785275
    Review written by: Rene Verjans

    277th Review Men of the Battle of Britain- A Supplementary Volume – Kenneth G. Wynn We all know THE book with every pilot that has taken part in The Battle of Britain, which was first published in 1989 by publisher Frontline: ‘Men of the Battle of Britain’. The third edition was published in 2015. And […]

  • 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 […]

  • Guerrilla Nightmare- Luftwaffe Stukas at war against Tito’s Partisans in Yugoslavia 1941-1945

    Lovro Peršen, Mario Raguž
    Kagero Publishing
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    152 pg.
    Hardcover : 152 pages ISBN-10 : 8365437783
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    It is really unbelievable how detailed all air operations of the Germans and Allies are documented in this book including many black and white photos of crew members and plane types.

  • Modern USMC Air Power, Aircraft and units of the Flying ‘Leathernecks’

    Joe Copalman
    Harpia Publishing
    2020
    English
    X X X X X
    256 pg.
    ISBN-10 : 1950394026 ISBN-13 : 978-1950394029
    Review written by: René Verjans

    The books of Harpia Publishing had caught my eye before; strong through its logical built up and great because of the good finish and razor-sharp beautiful pictures.

  • 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.