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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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Rarefied Gas Dynamics: From Basic Concepts to Actual Calculations (Cambridge Texts in Applied Mathematics)
Rarefied Gas Dynamics: From Basic Concepts to Actual Calculations (Cambridge Texts in Applied Mathematics)
by Carlo Cercignani
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This work presents the concepts, methods and applications of kinetic theory to rarefied gas dynamics. After introducing the basic tools, Carlo Cercignani treats problems in plane geometry using all the approximation techniques. He later uses these same... (read more)

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Ilyushin Il-28 Beagle: Light Attack Bomber
Ilyushin Il-28 Beagle: Light Attack Bomber
by Yefim Gordon
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The IL-28 entered service with the USSR Air force in 1950 and has often been dubbed "The Russian Canberra". It served with the airforces of Egypt, China, Czechoslovakia and Poland, in addition to the USSR. This is an in-depth study of this long-serving... (read more)

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The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia
The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia
by Amy Pastan
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Who was the first person to dine in space? How long was the Wright brothers's first successful flight? What famous aircraft was named after a grape-flavored soft drink? What toy based on an animated film accompanied astronauts on a shuttle mission in... (read more)

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Landing in Las Vegas: Commercial Aviation and the Making of a Tourist City (Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in Nevada History)
Landing in Las Vegas: Commercial Aviation and the Making of a Tourist City (Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in Nevada History)
by Daniel K. Bubb
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At the beginning of the twentieth century, Las Vegas was a dusty, isolated desert town. By century’s end, it was the country’s fastest-growing city, a world-class travel destination with a lucrative tourist industry hosting millions of... (read more)

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Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies
Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies
by Lawrence Goldstone
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X-15: The World's Fastest Rocket Plane and the Pilots Who Ushered in the Space Age
X-15: The World's Fastest Rocket Plane and the Pilots Who Ushered in the Space Age
by John Anderson
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In X-15, the exciting story of the X-15—the iconic rocket plane of the Cold War space race—is recounted by John Anderson, curator of aerodynamics at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. This experimental space plane was on the... (read more)

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Yeager, an Autobiography
Yeager, an Autobiography
by Chuck Yeager
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Chuck Yeager tells his whole life story, from childhood with a hard working father, to breaking the sound barrier, to being a test pilot with the "right stuff".... (read more)

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A Passion for Wings: Aviation and the Western Imagination, 1908-1918
A Passion for Wings: Aviation and the Western Imagination, 1908-1918
by Robert Wohl
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 290-313) and index.... (read more)

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Howard Hughes: His Life and Madness
Howard Hughes: His Life and Madness
by Donald L Barlett
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Howard Hughes has always fascinated the public with his mixture of secrecy, dashing lifestyle, and reclusiveness. This is the book that breaks through the image to get at the man. 80 photographs. Originally published under the title Empire: The Life... (read more)

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Bestsellers

Wednesday,
August 27, 2014
West with the Night
  1. West with the Night
    by Beryl Markham
  2. Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies
    by Lawrence Goldstone
  3. Handling the Big Jets
    by D.p. Davies
  4. The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia
    by Amy Pastan
  5. Yeager, an Autobiography
    by Chuck Yeager
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