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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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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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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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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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The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight
The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight
by Winston Groom
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The Flight of the Century: Charles Lindbergh & the Rise of American Aviation (Pivotal Moments in American History)
The Flight of the Century: Charles Lindbergh & the Rise of American Aviation (Pivotal Moments in American History)
by Thomas Kessner
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In late May 1927 an inexperienced and unassuming 25-year-old Air Mail pilot from rural Minnesota stunned the world by making the first non-stop transatlantic flight. A spectacular feat of individual daring and collective technological accomplishment... (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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The Big Jump: Lindbergh and the Great Atlantic Air Race
The Big Jump: Lindbergh and the Great Atlantic Air Race
by Richard Bak
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The trans-Atlantic air race of 1927 and the flight that made Charles Lindbergh a hero The race to make the first nonstop flight between the New York and Paris attracted some of the most famous and seasoned aviators of the day, yet it was the young and... (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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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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Centennial of Flight Series #3: Like Sex with Gods: An Unorthodox History of Flying
Centennial of Flight Series #3: Like Sex with Gods: An Unorthodox History of Flying
by Bayla Singer
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-213) and index.... (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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Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved
Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved
by Elgen M Long
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and#8226; The final answer on Amelia Earhart: andlt;Iandgt;Amelia Earhartandlt;/Iandgt; puts to rest the speculation and rumors surrounding Earhartand#8217;s disappearance. The Longs prove that she was pushing the limits of technology and simply pushed... (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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Brace for Impact: Miracle on the Hudson Survivors Share Their Stories of Near Death and Hope for New Life
Brace for Impact: Miracle on the Hudson Survivors Share Their Stories of Near Death and Hope for New Life
by Dorothy Firman
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What Passengers of Flight 1549 Want Others to Know About Second Chances Brace for impact. Three simple words that proclaimed to all 150 passengers on board US Airways Flight 1549 on that cold, crisp New York afternoon of January 15, 2009, that their... (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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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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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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