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The Wright Brothers
The Wright Brothers
by David McCullough
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In The Wright Brothers, David McCullough spins a history both exhaustive and personal, sharing original correspondence and examining secondary characters like the Wright sister, Katharine. With McCullough's signature depth and thoroughness, The Wright... (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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Skyfaring: A Journey with a Pilot
Skyfaring: A Journey with a Pilot
by Mark Vanhoenacker
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MARK VANHOENACKER is a pilot and writer. A regular contributor to The New York Times and a columnist for Slate, he has also written for Wired, Financial Times, the Los Angeles Times, and The Independent.Trained as... (read more)

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Cabin Fever: The Sizzling Secrets of a Virgin Airlines Flight Attendant
Cabin Fever: The Sizzling Secrets of a Virgin Airlines Flight Attendant
by Mandy Smith
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In the tradition of Waiter Rant, a saucy look at life behind the beverage cart Ever since Coffee, Tea or Me? was first published in the swinging sixties, the reading public has been enamored with stewardesses. In Cabin Fever, former Virgin Atlantic... (read more)

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Glider Flying Handbook: FAA-H-8083-13a
Glider Flying Handbook: FAA-H-8083-13a
by Federal Aviation Administration (faa)
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A valuable training aid for applicants preparing for glider category rating or current glider pilots who wish to improve their knowledge This comprehensive handbook, created by the Federal Aviation Administration, supplies glider pilots with all the... (read more)

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Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know about Air Travel: Questions, Answers, & Reflections
Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know about Air Travel: Questions, Answers, & Reflections
by Patrick Smith
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"If you're a white-knuckle flyer, this informative, comprehensive book on air travel is for you. Smith, an airplane pilot and travel writer, takes the mystery out of commercial aviation by giving the reader the basic elements of flight, explaining how... (read more)

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Flight of Passage
Flight of Passage
by Rinker Buck
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Writer Rinker Buck looks back more than 30 years to a summer when he and his brother, at ages 15 and 17 respectively, became the youngest duo to fly across America, from New Jersey to California. Having grown up in an aviation family, the two boys bought... (read more)

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Wager with the Wind: The Don Sheldon Story
Wager with the Wind: The Don Sheldon Story
by James Greiner
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Don Sheldon has been called 'Alaska's bush pilot among bush pilots', but he was also just one man in a fragile airplane who, in the end, was solely responsible for each mission he flew, be it a high-risk landing to the rescue of others from certain death... (read more)

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How We Invented the Airplane: An Illustrated History
How We Invented the Airplane: An Illustrated History
by Orville Wright
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It was the realization of a dream as old as mankind. On December 17, 1903, two bicycle mechanics from Dayton, Ohio, achieved the first sustained, powered, heavier-than-air flight in a machine of their own design and construction. This book offers a... (read more)

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Flight in America: From the Wrights to the Astronauts
Flight in America: From the Wrights to the Astronauts
by Roger E. Bilstein
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Roger E. Bilstein's Flight in America has won acclaim as the foremost history of one of the twentieth century's landmark achievements--human flight. In this revised and expanded third edition, Bilstein chronicles changes in military, commercial, and... (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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25 Kites That Fly
25 Kites That Fly
by Leslie Hunt
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With this book by Leslie Hunt, kite-maker for the United States Weather Bureau, you can make your own, personalized kites that will fly in all degrees of wind, from the most imperceptible breeze to a gale. All that you need are some light wood (or... (read more)

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Fly by Wire
Fly by Wire
by William Langewiesche
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In  Fly by Wire, one of Americas greatest journalists takes us on a "fascinating" (The New York Times) and sometimes humorous journey into the rapidly changing aviation industry. Langewiesche concisely and artfully renders forty years of history in... (read more)

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Comet
Comet
by Bruce Hales-dutton
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A limited edition hardcover book with a DVD documentary, The Comet, featuring archive footage of the aircraft in action and interviews with the people who flew it The world’s first jet airliner flew for the first time barely four... (read more)

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Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers at 35,000 Feet
Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers at 35,000 Feet
by Heather Poole
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Flying the not-so-friendly skies... In her more than fifteen years as an airline flight attendant, Heather Poole has seen it all. She's witnessed all manner of bad behavior at 35,000 feet and knows what it takes for a traveler to become the most hated... (read more)

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Artifacts of Flight: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Artifacts of Flight: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
by Carolyn Russo
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Illustrated throughout with high-quality b&w photographs, this volume describes more than 140 artifacts from air and space travel. Some of the objects showcased include a message capsule for a carrier pigeon, Amelia Earhart's goggles, boots worn on... (read more)

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Hard Landing: The Epic Contest for Power and Profits That Plunged the Airlines Into Chaos
Hard Landing: The Epic Contest for Power and Profits That Plunged the Airlines Into Chaos
by Thomas Petzinger
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Taking to the Skies: Daredevils, Heroes and Hijackings, Great Australian Flying Stories
Taking to the Skies: Daredevils, Heroes and Hijackings, Great Australian Flying Stories
by Jim Eames
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So how do you test drive a Jumbo? And why did a future civil aviation director once taxi a plane down Perth's main street to attend a ball? From the ridiculous to the downright dangerous, the story of Australian aviation is full of tales of adventure... (read more)

Available September 2015
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Aircraft Design
Aircraft Design
by Ajoy Kumar Kundu
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Aircraft Design explores fixed winged aircraft design at the conceptual phase of a project. Designing an aircraft is a complex multifaceted process embracing many technical challenges in a multidisciplinary environment. By definition, the topic requires... (read more)

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Wings Over San Antonio
Wings Over San Antonio
by Melvin Brown
About the Author
Mel Brown is a professional aviation artist, with works hanging in the Pentagon and the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. He is a member of the Vintage Aviation Historical Foundation, and author of another Arcadia title, San Antonio in Vintage... (read more)

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