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DH-4 in the Great War and the Air Mail Service By James T. Vinson
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Jack and Simon, crew of the DH-4; Edith, the Red Cross nurse; Lucienne, the French farm girl; Julia, the exotic dancer; Karl, the German fighter pilot. A favorite cast of characters with some new... More > twists. A new look at an old airplane, the World War One Era, and the Air Mail Service. When I was a boy, I ran across a couple of old aviation adventure books my father had when he was a boy. I enjoyed reading these books and dreamed of flying old-time biplanes when aviators were folk heroes. These old books were fun to read but poorly written. I have attempted to write a better book for mature readers. I hope a niche audience of aviation enthusiasts will enjoy reading this short book. I have included technical descriptions in the text in lieu of distracting footnotes. The book is based on actual historic events with fictional characters inserted in the timeline.< Less
DH-4 in the Great War and the Air Mail Service By James T. Vinson
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Jack and Simon, crew of the DH-4; Edith, the Red Cross nurse; Lucienne, the French farm girl; Julia, the exotic dancer; Karl, the German fighter pilot. A favorite cast of characters with some new... More > twists. A new look at an old airplane, the World War One Era, and the Air Mail Service. When I was a boy, I ran across a couple of old aviation adventure books my father had when he was a boy. I enjoyed reading these books and dreamed of flying old-time biplanes when aviators were folk heroes. These old books were fun to read but poorly written. I have attempted to write a better book for mature readers. I hope a niche audience of aviation enthusiasts will enjoy reading this short book. I have included technical descriptions in the text in lieu of distracting footnotes. The book is based on actual historic events with fictional characters inserted in the timeline.< Less
DH-4 in the Great War and the Air Mail Service By James T. Vinson
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Jack and Simon, crew of the DH-4; Edith, the Red Cross nurse; Lucienne, the French farm girl; Julia, the exotic dancer; Karl, the German fighter pilot. A favorite cast of characters with some new... More > twists. A new look at an old airplane, the World War One Era, and the Air Mail Service. When I was a boy, I ran across a couple of old aviation adventure books my father had when he was a boy. I enjoyed reading these books and dreamed of flying old-time biplanes when aviators were folk heroes. These old books were fun to read but poorly written. I have attempted to write a better book for mature readers. I hope a niche audience of aviation enthusiasts will enjoy reading this short book. I have included technical descriptions in the text in lieu of distracting footnotes. The book is based on actual historic events with fictional characters inserted in the timeline.< Less
the Royal Mail Steamer Rhone By George & Luana Marler
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The sinking of the Rhone is a tragic story of one of the finest ships of the 1860s that was dealt a devastating blow by the worst hurricane in history. The Rhone is one of the world's greatest... More > shipwreck dives and was the undersea set for the movie, The Deep where..."in 31 days we made 1,465 dives used an estimated 117,200 cu. ft. of air and decompressed over 500 hours-without suffering a single case of the bends. In doing so, and without ever thinking about the outcome, the underwater film crew established several new world's records."< Less
V Mail: Letters from a Soldier By James W. Osmun
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Wartime letters, via V Mail, from an officer at the front to his parents back home. 1943-45
General Electric Air Research Demonstration, June 22, 1946 By Brian Lockett
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The General Electric Air Research Laboratory at the Schenectady, New York Airport hosted an open house on June 22, 1946, less than one year after V-J Day. It was an overcast day with intermittent... More > rain. The event featured a variety of prototype airplanes and helicopters and some modified testbed airplanes. Many of the airplanes were pinnacles of piston-powered aircraft technology. Examples of early jet fighters foreshadowed the coming transition to jet power. The first jet air mail service was carried by a pair of Lockheed P-80 Shooting Stars that departed from the open house. Richard Lockett, a General Electric employee, photographed the aircraft participating at the open house. He documented the evolving technology of the day. He also captured the behavior and fashions of the people attending the show.< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 2. Travel & Hotel (Bargain Travel, Air - Land (Car – Train – Bus - Subway) - Sea (Cruises – Freighters - Ferries), Hotels – Bnbs – Inns - Home Exchanges - Vrbo) By Tony Kelbrat
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Extreme bargain or budget travel is sometimes called backpacking or backpacking travel. If you travel frequently, one advantage of booking your own travel arrangements is not having to bother with... More > travel agents who make mistakes, charge you extra money as brokers and screw you up occasionally. Another advantage is that of saving money by booking your own flights and tours. You have to do legwork to find the cheapest though. Tickets are usually delivered by overnight mail. The cheapest fares generally must be purchased at least two to three weeks before departure. If you buy a ticket in the high season, usually Christmas and summer, book well in advance and ask for the cheapest ticket. The other cheap deals are the last-minute tickets and standby travel which airlines post on their websites. These deals are also on websites that specialize in last-minute and standby travel. The Dominican Republic and Poland have recently been ranked as the cheapest places to travel to.< Less
Walsh 2012 Newfoundland Specialized Stamp Catalogue By John M. Walsh
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A comprehensive stamp catalogue on the stamps, flight covers, postal stationery, postal and revenue rates, revenue stamps and tobacco stamps of Newfoundland. It is in colour with valuations for the... More > items listed.< Less
Walsh 2014 British North America Specialized Stamp Catalogue By John M. Walsh
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Comprehensive and informative British North America stamp catalogue. Contains information on stamp die proofs, stamps, flight covers, postal stationery, forgeries, postal and revenue rates. The items... More > of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, British Columbia and classic Canada to 1951 are shown in colour and with valuations. See cover images for specific revenue stamps of Canada contained within. Note the knowledgeable contributors.< Less
Walsh 2014 Newfoundland Specialized Stamp Catalogue By John M. Walsh
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Comprehensive and informative Newfoundland stamp catalogue. Contains information on stamp die proofs, stamps, flight covers, postal stationery, forgeries, postal and revenue rates, revenue and... More > tobacco stamps. In colour with valuations for the items listed. Postcard and business advertising corner card listing. Note the knowledgeable contributors.< Less