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Full Upright and Locked Position: The Insider's Guide to Air Travel
Full Upright and Locked Position: The Insider's Guide to Air Travel
by Mark Gerchick
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Former FAA chief counsel and senior aviation policy official Mark Gerchick unravels the unseen forces and little-known facts that have reshaped our air travel experience since September 11, 2001.... (read more)

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The Zeppelin Story (Story)
The Zeppelin Story (Story)
by John Christopher
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The Zeppelin airships, from conception to fiery destruction In the 1930s the silver Zeppelins ruled the skies, crossing the Atlantic on a regular basis with a style and elegance never seen before or since in air travel. The rigid-framed leviathans... (read more)

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Wind, Sand and Stars
Wind, Sand and Stars
by Antoine De Saint Exupery
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Recipient of the Grand Prix of the Académie Française, Wind, Sand and Stars captures the grandeur, danger, and isolation of flight. Its exciting account of air adventure, combined with lyrical prose and the spirit of a philosopher, makes it... (read more)

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History of Flight: From the Flying Machine of Leonardo Da Vinci to the Conquest of the Space
History of Flight: From the Flying Machine of Leonardo Da Vinci to the Conquest of the Space
by Riccardo Niccoli
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From man's first hopeful attempts to achieve liftoff to the era of jets, superfighters, and space shuttles, this fascinating volume captures the magic and science of flight. Magnificently illustrated, it moves forward chronologically, with each chapter... (read more)

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Amelia Earhart: The Thrill of It
Amelia Earhart: The Thrill of It
by Susan Wels
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She was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and the first person to fly solo across the Pacific. But Amelia Earhart was also a photographer, poet, hospital worker, truck hauler, fashion designer, social worker, and student of chemistry,... (read more)

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Amelia Earhart: Image and Icon
Amelia Earhart: Image and Icon
by Kristen Lubben
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In her unconventional pants and leather jacket, she became the embodiment of the new roles that began to seem possible for American women in the 1920s and 30s. Through magazines, newspapers, original press photos and advertisements, Image and Icon... (read more)

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East to the Dawn: The Life of Amelia Earhart
East to the Dawn: The Life of Amelia Earhart
by Susan Butler
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Amelia Earhart captured the hearts of the nation after becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic in 1928. And her disappearance on an around-the-world flight in 1937 is an enduring mystery. Based on ten years of research, East to the Dawn... (read more)

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West With the Night
West With the Night
by Beryl Markham
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First published in 1942, this is the autobiography of a remarkable aviator and racehorse trainer, based largely in Kenya. Reissue.... (read more)

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Lighter Than Air: An Illustrated History of Balloons and Airships
Lighter Than Air: An Illustrated History of Balloons and Airships
by Tom Crouch
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This richly illustrated book chronicles lighter-than-air flight from Archimedes' discovery of the principle of buoyancy to the latest in sport balloons and plans for future airships. Far more than a timeline of events, Lighter Than Air focuses on the... (read more)

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Aeronautical Chart User's Guide
Aeronautical Chart User's Guide
by Faa
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A critical reference tool for any aeronautical navigator, the ninth edition of the Aeronautical Chart Users Guide presents the most up-to-date information on charts adhering to Visual Flight Rule (VFR) and Instrument Flying Rule (IFR). Hundreds of color... (read more)

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ABC Civil Aircraft Markings 2011
ABC Civil Aircraft Markings 2011
by Allan Wright
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Civil Aircraft Markings continues to be the enthusiast's bible for its detailed and comprehensive listing of every single British registered aircraft, microlight, balloon, and glider, plus overseas airliners that can been seen in British airspace. In... (read more)

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Straight on Till Morning: The Life of Beryl Markham
Straight on Till Morning: The Life of Beryl Markham
by Mary S Lovell
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Born in England and raised in Kenya, Beryl Markham was a notorious beauty. She trained race horses and had scandalous affairs, but she is most remembered for being a pioneering aviatrix. She became the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean and the... (read more)

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Phantoms of the Skies: The Lost History of Aviation from Antiquity to the Wright Brothers
Phantoms of the Skies: The Lost History of Aviation from Antiquity to the Wright Brothers
by J Allan Danelek
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It has been traditional to teach school children that Christopher Columbus discovered America, that Charles Lindbergh was the first man to fly across the Atlantic, and that the Wright Brother's invented the airplane. Time has since taught us that the... (read more)

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Glamour in the Skies: The Golden Age of the Air Stewardess
Glamour in the Skies: The Golden Age of the Air Stewardess
by Libbie Escolme Schmidt
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Ex-stewardess Libbie Escolme-Schmidt has lovingly compiled many hundreds of memories to present the ultimate history of the British Airways air hostess. Collating a multitude of stories from the 1940s and 1950s through to what is often agreed to be... (read more)

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Jet Age: The Comet, the 707, and the Race to Shrink the World
Jet Age: The Comet, the 707, and the Race to Shrink the World
by Sam Howe Verhovek
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The captivating story of the titans, engineers, and pilots who raced to design a safe and lucrative passenger jet. In Jet Age, journalist Sam Howe Verhovek explores the advent of the first generation of jet airliners and the people who designed, built... (read more)

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West with the Night
West with the Night
by Beryl Markham
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A new edition of a great, underappreciated classic of our time Beryl Markhams West with the Night is a true classic, a book that deserves the same acclaim and readership as the work of her contemporaries Ernest Hemingway, Antoine de Saint-Exup&... (read more)

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Plane Sense: A Beginner's Guide to Owning and Operating Private Aircraft FAA-H-8083-19a
Plane Sense: A Beginner's Guide to Owning and Operating Private Aircraft FAA-H-8083-19a
by Faa Faa
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Plane Sense is an indispensable, must-have guide for aircraft owners, operators, and all aviation enthusiasts. It highlights the requirements involved in acquiring, owning, operating, and maintaining private aircraft. A valuable reference for... (read more)

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Antonov's Turboprop Twins: An-24/-26/30/32 (Red Star)
Antonov's Turboprop Twins: An-24/-26/30/32 (Red Star)
by Yefim Gordon
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A detailed history of Antonov's Turboprop Twins - An-24/-26/-30/-32, an aircraft designed in the 1950s and still operational.... (read more)

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Atlantic Fever: Lindbergh, His Competitors, and the Race to Cross the Atlantic
Atlantic Fever: Lindbergh, His Competitors, and the Race to Cross the Atlantic
by Joe Jackson
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For five weeks—from April 14 to May 21, 1927—the world held its breath while fourteen aviators took to the air to capture the $25,000 prize that Raymond Orteig offered to the first man to cross the Atlantic Ocean without stopping... (read more)

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Centennial of Flight Series #5: 100 Years of Air Power and Aviation
Centennial of Flight Series #5: 100 Years of Air Power and Aviation
by Robin Higham
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-419) and index.... (read more)

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