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Pan Am flying-boats By peter dancey
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It was the flying boat that was to pioneer the transoceanic air routes from the USA around the world. This is the story of the Pan American Airways System
The Boat in the Bay By ALAN KENNEDY
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“…off his starboard bow clouds of spray were flying over the cabin of the boat in the bay, tethered to her unseen mooring. White water was smashing against her hull. A faint vibrating... More > sound rumbled towards him across the lake. Something was wrong, he was sure of that, but he could not work out what and there was no time now to go and look…” It is July 1929. Four children arrive for a sailing holiday to find their cottage locked up, the lake flooded, and their little yacht inaccessible. The holiday seems over before it had begun. But they had not counted on the ingenuity of their friend Elizabeth… The story builds to a thrilling climax as the children eventually discover the secret of the old boat moored in the bay and discover many things about themselves at the same time. A book about a time when children roamed the earth. For the younger reader and for older people who remember a simpler and more honest world, now gone for ever.< Less
Spruce Goose: Howard Hughes Giant Flying Boat, 2014 calendar By Brian Lockett
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Howard Hughes' giant Flying Boat, the Spruce Goose, floated out of the hangar it resided inside for thirty-three years into Los Angeles Harbor on October 29, 1980. It took two days to pick it up with... More > Herman the German and place it on land for temporary storage. On February 10, 1982, it was lifted onto a barge for transportation to the geodesic dome where it was displayed to the public for eleven years.< Less
PBY Catalina Flying Boat Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By United States Navy
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One of the most widely-used multi-role aircraft of WWII, the Consolidated PBY Catalina was a flying boat to be reckoned with. They were used as anti- submarine warfare platforms in the Atlantic,... More > and gained notoriety in the Pacific as rescue and reconnaisance platforms, and as bombers. With their distinctive fuselages painted the shade of midnight, the “Black Cats” undertook daring raids of Japanese shipping and shore installations. Originally printed by the U.S. Navy during World War 2, this Flight Operating Handbook taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Classified “Restricted”, the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable facsimile has been slightly reformatted. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Spruce Goose: Howard Hughes' Giant Flying Boat, 2012 calendar By Brian Lockett
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The Spruce Goose floated out of its hangar into Los Angeles Harbor on October 29, 1980. It was the only time that the Spruce Goose was in the water since the days of its flight in 1947. It took two... More > days to pick it up with Herman the German and place it on land for temporary storage. On February 10, 1982, it was lifted onto a barge for transportation to the geodesic dome where it was displayed to the public for eleven years. These twelve photos document the process from the emergence of the Flying Boat from its hangar to its installation in the dome.< Less
Spruce Goose: Howard Hughes' Giant Flying Boat, 2013 calendar By Brian Lockett
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The Spruce Goose floated out of its hangar into Los Angeles Harbor on October 29, 1980. It was the only time that the Spruce Goose was in the water since the days of its flight in 1947. It took two... More > days to pick it up with Herman the German and place it on land for temporary storage. On February 10, 1982, it was lifted onto a barge for transportation to the geodesic dome where it was displayed to the public for eleven years. These twelve photos document the process from the emergence of the Flying Boat from its hangar to its installation in the dome.< Less
DUMBO DIARY Royal New Zealand Air Force No.6 (Flying Boat) Squadron 1943-1945 By Jenny Scott
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History of RNZAF No.6 Squadron operating PBY-5 and PB2B-1 Catalina flying boats in the South West Pacific, 1943 to 1945.
Guide to Fly Fishing By V. T.
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Enjoy fishing? To me, it's the most enjoyable hobby ever. Relaxing alone under the sun, listening to music and drinking coffee, holding a fishing rod. What's more can there be. But the kick comes... More > in. If you sit there the whole afternoon without catching any fishes, you'll feel bored. So, you have to learn the skill of fishing, to be able to catch some fishes. This ebook will teach you how to fish properly. Learn the techniques and you'll see the great improvement in your fishing skills!< Less
The Battle Against the U-Boat in the American Theater By A. Timothy Warnock
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This booklet is one of a series tracing selected Army Air Forces activities in the Second World War. It describes the Army Air Forces' contribution to the Battle of the Atlantic from the American... More > Theater. Flying radar-equipped long-range patrol planes, AAF airmen demonstrated the value of land-based airpower against naval threats. 32 pages, 10 B&W photos, 6 drawings, 5 maps.< Less
Tommy and his Flying Saucer of Milk By Michael Waters
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Tommy is a red tabby cat that owns a Flying Saucer of Milk. This book is about the adventures Tommy has on his Flying Saucer. One day when Tommy goes to the seaside, he ends up having to rescue a... More > young boy called John who nearly drowns when he falls off his friend’s boat.< Less