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A Hunger for the Sky By Sparky Barnes Sargent
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Let’s go flying! This book lets you delve into the lives of nine women who have earned their wings. Learn about their challenges and their triumphs as they share their personal stories! These... More > women range in age from 98 to 29, and from private to professional pilots — including a competitive sailplane pilot, a professional skywriter, flight instructors, a DC-3 captain, an aerobatic instructor, and airline pilots. These friendly and inspiring women possess a passion for flying, and have worked diligently to achieve their dreams. The author, herself a pilot, personally spent time with each of these women—and flew with many of them—in order to convey their stories. Foreword by Patty Wagstaff, Three-time U.S. National Aerobatic Champion. 2nd Ed., July 2013 ISBN: 978-0-9818238-2-9 6”x9” paperback, 232 pages, more than 200 photos.< Less
Tales of Timeless Wings By Sparky Barnes Sargent
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This book conveys the stories of more than a dozen pilots who have devoted a great portion of their lives to the preservation of aircraft that have been in their families for decades. This collection... More > of stories highlights each family’s participation in flying, maintaining, and restoring these airplanes—in many cases, as they passed from one generation to the next. These airplanes range from antique to experimental and some of them were even designed and built by family members, including Skeeter, The Girlfriend, The Yellow Rat, and Sweet Patootie. The author spent many hours on the flight line with virtually all of these pilots, and discovered that they are not only safeguarding and perpetuating our aviation history—they’re having fun while doing so! Foreword by Norm Goyer, Pilot, Editor, and Author. 1st Ed., July 2011 ISBN: 978-0-9818238-1-2 6”x9” paperback, 234 pages, more than 400 photos.< Less
My Father, My Friends ~ Memories of World War II ~ By Sparky Barnes Sargent
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This book features ten veterans who share their memories of their World War II experiences. These men lived through the inherent dangers of the war—whether attacking a surfaced German... More > submarine, bailing out of a disabled bomber or a fighter plane on fire, landing cargo gliders behind enemy lines amidst gunfire, fighting in vicious aerial combat, or tending to the wounded and dying after a horrendous kamikaze attack on the USS Saratoga. Veterans include: a radar operator and a radio operator who served together on a B-24 Liberator; a B-17 engineering officer; four glider pilots who flew the Waco CG-4A and British Horsa; and three fighter pilots who flew the P-51 Mustang, P-40 Warhawk, and F6F Hellcat. Foreword by Budd Davisson, Editor-in-Chief, Flight Journal. 1st Ed., May 2014 ISBN: 978-0-9818238-3-6 6”x9” paperback, 264 pages, more than 270 photos.< Less

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