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Air By Silvio M. Rodríguez Carrillo
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At he moment of taking risks, if you understand moments/ is it not marvelous to review the las battle?/ to know the first one is more worthwhile/ and in spite of its weight, it is the last one that... More > probably counts.< Less
Air Defense By peter dancey
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Each government has a duty to protect its citizens from attack from the air. Britain was one of the first to address the problem and contributed greatly to modern day systems by the invention of CH... More > radar and AI radars. The Soviets developed the highly effective Surface to air Missile but the problems of maintaining adequate air defense remain the same today as they did 100 years ago in 1915 when they were first addressed.< Less
Thin Air By Lynn Seresin
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Alice Ayre is no ordinary teenager. She took her first name from a statue in Central Park, pulled her last name out of the air (literally), got her clothing from a homeless woman who had once been a... More > gnome, and she's actually almost a thousand years old. In fact, the only "ordinary" thing about Alice is that she's hopelessly in love.< Less
Something in the Air By Patrick Hopton
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It is July 1948 and the annual staff outing of Selworthy & Harman is taking place, this year to Melsea Regis. Widely differing experiences lie in wait for the participants: romance; fear;... More > frustration; crime; the fish catch of a lifetime; and, for one unlikely aspirant, the first step on the road to fame. As one member of the party noted at the time, in Melsea that day there was a special Something in the Air< Less
Free Air By Sinclair Lewis
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"This cheerful little road novel, is about Claire Boltwood, who, in the early days of the 20th century, travels by automobile from New York City to the Pacific Northwest, where she falls in love... More > with a nice, down-to-earth young man and gives up her snobbish Estate." Free Air is one of the first novels about the road trip, a subject that the Beats, would build a cult following around in the mid-20th century. Written by Sinclair Lewis, Free Air was published in 1919, and even got adapted to a movie in 1922. The film starred Tom Douglas as Milt Daggett and Marjorie Seaman as Claire Boltwood.< Less
Air Force By John Sheppard
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“Blue Suiters” is the second book in the INCOMING military cartoon series. The first one, INCOMING Military Cartoons, is a collection of approx. 140 cartoons from all the branches of the... More > military. Blue Suiters is a collection of Air Force only cartoons. The author and artist, John Sheppard, is a veteran of the Air Force and the Air National Guard. As a matter of fact, he was an Ammo troop (munitions specialist). INCOMING military cartoons began as a panel in Purple Heart magazine from 2007 – 2009. They can be viewed currently online at www.incomingcartoons.comand at the Popular Military magazine web site. There are almost 450 cartoons in the archive and in the near future, separate books for the Army and Navy will be available. For samples of Sheppard’s other cartoon work, visit his web site at< Less
Drink The Air By Richard Yaxley
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FOR YOUNG ADULTS ... Tom, the hero of 'Drink The Air', lives in the coastal whale-watching town of Hervey Bay in Australia; Zooey lives further west, in the country town of Kingaroy. When separate... More > tragedies bring them together, they are forced to leave their childhood lives behind in order to develop new understandings about how to cope with grief, love, friendship and, most importantly, family. Written with grace and wisdom, 'Drink The Air' is a verse novel which provides an affirmation of the need to give and accept love in order to better understand the truths of our lives. Winner of the Queensland Premier's Literary Award for Young Adult Book in 2010. Richard’s first novel 'The Rose Leopard' was published by UQP in 2003. Strictly Literary published his second, 'Blood Lines' in 2009 (available on this site). He is also the sole author of an anthology of stories for students entitled Short Shorts (John Wiley).< Less
The Gay Triangle: The Romance of the First Air Adventurers By William Le Queux
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Tufnell Le Queux[a] (2 July 1864 - 13 October 1927) was... More > an Anglo-French journalist and writer. He was also a diplomat (honorary consul for San Marino), a traveller (in Europe, the Balkans and North Africa), a flying buff who officiated at the first British air meeting at Doncaster in 1909, and a wireless pioneer who broadcast music from his own station long before radio was generally available; his claims regarding his own abilities and exploits, however, were usually exaggerated. His best-known works are the anti-French and anti-Russian invasion fantasy The Great War in England in 1897 (1894) and the anti-German invasion fantasy The Invasion of 1910 (1906), the latter of which was a phenomenal bestseller.Le Queux was born in London. Excerpt from:< Less
Air Force Blues: Lt. Dahl's First 69 By Austin May
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NAS Squantum: The First Naval Air Reserve Base By Marc Frattasio
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This is the story of NAS Squantum, a nearly-forgotten naval air station that was located in Quincy, Massachusetts from 1917 to 1953 on the site of modern Marina Bay. NAS Squantum was the first naval... More > air reserve air base and in most respects is the place where the naval air reserve training program really began. This book tells the complete history of NAS Squantum in 431 pages of informative text and 594 illustrations (including nearly every kind of aircraft assigned to the base). The book also covers the civilian aviation heritage of the Squantum peninsula including the Harvard-Boston Aero Meets of 1910 and 1911, the Intercollegiate Glider Meet, the Boston Air Meet of 1912, the B.F. Sturtevant company's flight test and training center, the Massachusetts School for Naval Air Service, the Dennison Airport, etc., and covers the Navy's WWI era Victory Plant shipyard too. This book will be of great interest to anybody who is interested in the history of aviation, naval aviation, or Massachusetts state history.< Less