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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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Lindbergh
Lindbergh
by A. Scott Berg
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Few American icons provoke more enduring fascination than Charles Lindbergh—renowned for his one-man transatlantic flight in 1927, remembered for the sorrow surrounding the kidnapping and death of his firstborn son in 1932, and reviled by many for... (read more)

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Wild Blue: Stories of Survival from Air and Space (Adrenaline Classics)
Wild Blue: Stories of Survival from Air and Space (Adrenaline Classics)
by David Fisher
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Wild Blue collects the most gripping accounts of what some would call the greatest achievement of the century: controlled flight. Charles Lindbergh takes readers wing-walking in a barnstorming biplane; Ernest K. Gann describes how the nocturnal spell of... (read more)

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Illustrated Directory of a Century of Manned Flight
Illustrated Directory of a Century of Manned Flight
by Ray Bonds
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All of the major historical events in the field of manned flight are chronicled in this directory that covers both military and civil aircraft - fighters and airliners, helicopters and space shuttles - and the men who flew them. Concise technical details... (read more)

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How to Become a Pilot: The Step-By-Step Guide to Flying
How to Become a Pilot: The Step-By-Step Guide to Flying
by Faa
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Updated after 15 years, here is the essential information needed to pass FAA exams for pilot license and advanced certification. "All the knowledge the beginner or intermediate pilot needs."--Aeronautical Journal.270 pages, 10 1/4 x 7 3/4.... (read more)

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Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters
Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters
by Chesle Sullenberger
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“Gripping and genuinely heartwarming.”—New York Daily News The inspirational New York Times bestselling autobiography of a true American hero, in Highest Duty Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger—the pilot... (read more)

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Easy-To-Make Decorative Kites: Step-By-Step Instructions for Nine Models from Around the World (Other Paper Crafts)
Easy-To-Make Decorative Kites: Step-By-Step Instructions for Nine Models from Around the World (Other Paper Crafts)
by Alan Bridgewater
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Exciting practical guide helps even new kite makers to assemble, test, decorate, and fly magnificent, traditional international kite designs: familiar European Diamond, efficient High-Tech Box, buzzing Guatemalan Sun, swooping New England Ghost, ... (read more)

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Amelia: A Life of the Aviation Legend
Amelia: A Life of the Aviation Legend
by Donald M Goldstein
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"Earhart's story soars again." Pittsburgh Post... (read more)

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Dawn Over Kitty Hawk
Dawn Over Kitty Hawk
by Walter J Boyne
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Walter J. Boyne, the world's foremost historian on aviation and the former director of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, presents this fascinating, historically accurate, fictional account of all the cutthroat personalities who strived to be the... (read more)

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The Mystery of Flight 427: Inside an Investigation
The Mystery of Flight 427: Inside an Investigation
by Bill Adair
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An award-winning journalist presents the definitive account of the 1994 fatal airline crash of Flight 427 and the subsequent investigation by the Transportation Safety Board. 32 photos.... (read more)

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Under a Wing: A Memoir
Under a Wing: A Memoir
by Reeve Lindbergh
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The world knew Charles Lindbergh as a daring aviator, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, and controversial isolationist in World War II; his wife, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, was also famous, the author of the bestselling Gift from the Sea and other books. But... (read more)

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Wings of Opportunity: The Wright Brothers in Montgomery, Alabama, 1910
Wings of Opportunity: The Wright Brothers in Montgomery, Alabama, 1910
by Julie Hedgepeth Williams
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In 1910, Orville and Wilbur Wright opened the first American civilian flight school in Montgomery, Alabama. Author Julie Hedgepeth Williams chronicles the short life of this flight school as seen mainly through the eyes of the Alabama press, whose... (read more)

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Unlocking the Sky
Unlocking the Sky
by Seth Shulman
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Unlocking the Sky tells the extraordinary tale of the race to design, refine, and manufacture a manned flying machine, a race that took place in the air, on the ground, and in the courtrooms of America. While the Wright brothers threw a veil of secrecy... (read more)

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20 Hours, 40 Min: Our Flight in the Friendship (National Geographic Adventure Classics)
20 Hours, 40 Min: Our Flight in the Friendship (National Geographic Adventure Classics)
by Amelia Earhart
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Commemorating the 75th anniversary of her first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, "20 Hrs., 40 Min." reintroduces Amelia Earhart--one of the most fascinating figures of the 20th century--to a new generation of readers. 20 photos. Map.... (read more)

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Guide to Airport Airplanes: An Illustrated Handbook Allowing Rapid Identification of Airliners Flown Worldwide by Major Airlines
Guide to Airport Airplanes: An Illustrated Handbook Allowing Rapid Identification of Airliners Flown Worldwide by Major Airlines
by William Berk
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Facilitating identification of airliners with its simple-to-use, systematic approach, the Guide features the 66 most commonly observed airliners, all pictured in color photographs while in flight or at interesting airport locales. Capabilities, as well... (read more)

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Man Flies: The Story of Alberto Santos-Dumont, Master of the Balloon
Man Flies: The Story of Alberto Santos-Dumont, Master of the Balloon
by Nancy Winters
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Tells how wealthy Brazilian heir Santos-Dumont (1873-1932) came of age in Paris determined to live out the novels of Jules Verne by developing human flight. Describes how his airships gradually improved so that he was counted brilliant as well as... (read more)

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Commercial Pilot for Airplane Single- And Multi-Engine Land and Sea Practical Test Standards: #Faa-S-8081-12c: June 2012 Edition (Practical Test Standards)
Commercial Pilot for Airplane Single- And Multi-Engine Land and Sea Practical Test Standards: #Faa-S-8081-12c: June 2012 Edition (Practical Test Standards)
by Federal Aviation Administration (faa)
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For flight instructors, FAA examiners and FAA license applicants, the Practical Test Standards (PTS) are used to prepare for, review, take, or issue the checkride. They list the knowledge and experience prerequisites, the levels of skill that must be... (read more)

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Future Flight: The Next Generation of Aircraft Technology
Future Flight: The Next Generation of Aircraft Technology
by William D Siuru
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Advances in aerodynamics, propulsions systems, avionics, materials artificial intelligence, and manufacturing techniques will all shape tomorrow's aviation, and this fully illustrated book offers a well-trained telescope to the future of flight.... (read more)

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Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart
Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart
by Mary Lovell
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When Amelia Earhart mysteriously disappeared in 1937 during her attempted flight around the world, she was already known as America's most famous female aviator. Her sense of daring and determination, rare for women of her time, brought her... (read more)

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All Aboard Airplanes (Grosset & Dunlap All Aboard Book)
All Aboard Airplanes (Grosset & Dunlap All Aboard Book)
by Frank Evans
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Exposing children to a diverse range of literary and informational texts, the Core Concepts program helps develop important literacy and cognitive skills necessary to meet many of the Common Core State Standards. Few travel by trains today, but kids... (read more)

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