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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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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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Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed
Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed
by John F Ross
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The sensational true story of Eddie Rickenbacker, America's greatest flying aceAt the turn of the twentieth century two new technologies—the car and airplane—took the nations imagination by storm as they burst, like comets, into... (read more)

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Fighter Pilot: The Memoirs of Legendary Ace Robin Olds
Fighter Pilot: The Memoirs of Legendary Ace Robin Olds
by Robin Olds
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Robin Olds was many things to many people. To his West Point football coach he was an All American destined for the National College Football Hall of Fame. To his P-38 and P-51 wartime squadrons in WWII he was the aggressive fighter pilot who made... (read more)

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Come Up and Get Me: An Autobiography of Colonel Joe Kittinger
Come Up and Get Me: An Autobiography of Colonel Joe Kittinger
by Joe Kittinger
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Kittinger, joined by author Craig Ryan, documents the heights of his extraordinary aeronautical career.... (read more)

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John Warden and the Renaissance of American Air Power
John Warden and the Renaissance of American Air Power
by David Schmitz
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The most influential air power strategist since World War... (read more)

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Fate Is the Hunter
Fate Is the Hunter
by Ernest K Gann
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Ernest K. Gann’s classic memoir is an up-close and thrilling account of the treacherous early days of commercial aviation. In his inimitable style, Gann brings you right into the cockpit, recounting both the triumphs and terrors of pilots who flew... (read more)

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Curtiss Hydroaeroplane the Us Navys First Airplane 1911 1916
Curtiss Hydroaeroplane the Us Navys First Airplane 1911 1916
by Bob Woodling
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This book traces the development of the Navy's first airplane, from the early design and development efforts of Glenn Curtiss, to trials that were conducted by Navy and Marine officers, and the plane's use in the Mexican-US conflict in 1914 and in the... (read more)

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Beale Air Force Base During the Cold War (Images of America)
Beale Air Force Base During the Cold War (Images of America)
by James B. Quest
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KLAXON! The alarm immediately sent the aircrews at Beale Air Force Base, California, scrambling to their alert aircraft in a race to get airborne first. The KC-135 tankers were usually the quickest to taxi out, with the B-52 bombers following closely... (read more)

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They Sailed the Skies: U.S. Navy Balloons and the Airship Program
They Sailed the Skies: U.S. Navy Balloons and the Airship Program
by J. Gordon Vaeth
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In this accessibly written account, Vaeth describes the history of the annual James Gordon Bennett International Balloon Race, in which U.S. Navy balloonists competed throughout the 1920s and 1930s. The story of the competitors is told against the... (read more)

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Viper Pilot: A Memoir of Air Combat
Viper Pilot: A Memoir of Air Combat
by Dan Hampton
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151 combat missions21 hard kills on surface -to -air missile sites4 Distinguished Flying Crosses with Valor1 Purple Heart First into a war zone, flying behind enemy lines to purposely draw fire, the wild weasels are elite fighter squadrons with the most... (read more)

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The Stealth Story (Story)
The Stealth Story (Story)
by Peter March
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Featuring Stealth facts and figures, a list of stealth squadrons and US locations where you can see Stealth aircraft, the book is illustrated in full color with photographs from Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman archives, as well as private... (read more)

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The Dream Machine: The Untold History of the Notorious V-22 Osprey
The Dream Machine: The Untold History of the Notorious V-22 Osprey
by Richard Whittle
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WHEN THE MARINES decided to buy a helicopter-airplane hybrid “tiltrotor” called the V-22 Osprey, they saw it as their dream machine. The tiltrotor was the aviation equivalent of finding the Northwest Passage: an aircraft able to take off... (read more)

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The United States Military Aviation Directory
The United States Military Aviation Directory
by Tom Kaminski
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Presenting a complete analysis of air assets and organization of all five of America's air-focused military forces--Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, and Army--this book profiles every aircraft in service today, every unit, every air base, and every... (read more)

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Marine Air: The History of the Flying Leathernecks in Words and Photos
Marine Air: The History of the Flying Leathernecks in Words and Photos
by Robert F Dorr
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"THE FEW, THE PROUD"-THE MARINE AIR WING RULES THE SKIES. The U.S. Marine Air Wing began in 1917 with only five officers and 30 enlisted men. During WWII, it grew to 61 squadrons and over 10,000 pilots. Flying slow, cumbersome Grumman Wildcats against... (read more)

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Wings Over the Mexican Border: Pioneer Military Aviation in the Big Bend
Wings Over the Mexican Border: Pioneer Military Aviation in the Big Bend
by Kenneth Ba Ragsdale
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Against a backdrop of revolution, border banditry, freewheeling aerial dramatics, and World War II comes this compelling look at the rise of U.S. combat aviation at an unlikely proving ground--a remote airfield in the rugged reaches of the southwestern... (read more)

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Contrails Over the Mojave: The Golden Age of Jet Flight Testing at Edwards Air Force Base
Contrails Over the Mojave: The Golden Age of Jet Flight Testing at Edwards Air Force Base
by George J. Marrett
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In Contrails over the Mojave George Marrett takes off where Tom Wolfe's The Right Stuff ended in 1963. Marrett started the Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards AFB only two weeks after the school's commander, Col. Chuck Yeager, ejected from a Lockheed... (read more)

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Grumman Tbm Avenger Pilot's Flight Manual
Grumman Tbm Avenger Pilot's Flight Manual
by Periscope Film Com
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One of the most legendary naval aircraft of WWII, the Grumman TBF Avenger (and the General Motors-produced TBM) saw action in most of the major battles in the Pacific including Midway and Leyte Gulf. Armed with a forward machine gun and a second in a... (read more)

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Wings of Judgment: American Bombing in World War II
Wings of Judgment: American Bombing in World War II
by Ronald Schaffer
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World War II--"the good war"--is here viewed from a new angle of vision, one that sheds fresh light on how major decisions were reached. More than just a book on the strategy and outcome of American bombing in World War II, Wings of Judgment tells about... (read more)

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MIG Master: The Story of the F-8 Crusader
MIG Master: The Story of the F-8 Crusader
by Barrett Tillman
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An operational history of one of the most capable, versatile, and long-lived aircraft in naval aviation history.... (read more)

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