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Flying Low By Brian Bryans
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From cowboy to captain, the author had a wild ride through Arizona cattle country, the Cold War, the Vietnam War, and several Pentagon Wars. From 1956 to 1980, as a Navy jet pilot, admiral’s... More > aide, and military analyst, he fought and survived by always, always flying low.< Less
Flying Low By Brian Bryans
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From cowboy to captain, the author had a wild ride through Arizona cattle country, the Cold War, the Vietnam War, and several Pentagon Wars. From 1956 to 1980, as a Navy jet pilot, admiral’s... More > aide, and military analyst, he fought and survived by always, always flying low.< Less
A Low Flying Pterodactyl By John Powers
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A series of short stories highlighting the Coast Guard career of Lieutenant Commander John Powers as he remembers them 30 years after his retirement. John flew helicopters and C-130s during his... More > career and the majority of the stories are based on his flying experiences. Some humor, some adventure and some Search and Rescue cases that he participated in.< Less
LOW LEVEL FLYING By John Kliphan
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John Kliphan (b.1933, Boston – d. 2012, Paris) was a passionate and compassionate poet, teacher and lawyer. His poems are accessible, incisive, lyrical and often humorous. First published in... More > Boston, then San Francisco, where he lived for many years, Kliphan befriended the Beats and was counsel for the North Beach art community. In the 1980’s Kliphan moved to Paris, where he founded and directed the Live Poets Society, an internationally recognized series of readings celebrating the oral tradition of poetry while providing a venue for new voices and verse in Paris, the city’s longest-running series of its kind. Invited to perform his work at events and festivals around the world, Kliphan was author of three books of poetry as well as individual poems and articles published in the United States and Europe. (Jennifer Pinard)< Less
Warning: Low Flying Aircraft By Travis Curran
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The student population of Maine State College are slowly realizing a terrible fact: the world is ending. What would you do?
Flying on Fabric By B. K. Bryans
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Since 1943, the U.S. Navy publication Naval Aviation News has carried great stories, pictures, and art about the Navy’s pioneering first pilots, airplanes, and aircraft carriers. Retired... More > Captain B. K. Bryans has compiled these public domain works into Flying on Fabric. Flying on Fabric contains 124 true stories of those glory days, including several written by Harold “Kiddy” Karr, who flew combat with the French in WW I and became the Navy’s first enlisted pilot. And there are the legends: Glenn Curtiss and Eugene Ely kick-starting it all, “Spuds” Ellyson and “Al” Cunningham pushing the boundaries, and of course, Ken Whiting, a true pioneer of naval aviation. Retired Rear Admiral J.R. Tate tells of his misadventure with an early parachute and of Admiral “Bull” Halsey—the only senior officer of the time to earn Navy wings by flying the entire syllabus. This is history presented as a set of remarkable, but true, stories of and by the men who learned to fly and fight on fabric-covered wings.< Less
Flying Away By Raychelle Heath
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Flying Away chronicles the journey of people of African descent through the many lenses of time and experience. The words channel dance, prayer, song, and silence. Take a moment to let these pages... More > sweep you up.< Less
Flying Away By Raychelle Heath
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Flying Away chronicles the journey of people of African descent through the many lenses of time and experience. The words channel dance, prayer, song, and silence. Take a moment to let these pages... More > sweep you up.< Less
Contact Flying By Jim Dulin
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Contact flying involves the best situational awareness available in flight: visual observation of the earth, relative wind noise, control pressure, and application of rudder based on differential... More > butt cheek pressure. No instrument, including airspeed indicator or ball is needed or used. The techniques covered are the low (6" to 3') ground effect takeoff, 45 degree Dutch rolls, the energy management (no load factor) turn, the apparent brisk walk rate of closure approach, the six second low level forced landing, the angle across the runway extreme crosswind landing, flying slow in updrafts and fast in downdrafts to achieve greater than excess engine thrust for climb in the mountains, the box canyon (energy management turn) turnaround, mountain operations with low powered aircraft, agricultural operations, and pipeline patrol operations.< Less
Flying the Wainwrights By Simon Blake
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In 2013 in the English Lake District, paraglider pilot Simon Blake attempted something never tried before - bagging all 214 of the fells in Wainwright's Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells in a... More > single calendar year... by paraglider. This is the story of the preparation and execution of a challenge that became an obsession. It charts the highs and the lows, and offers an insight into what it takes to complete the Wainwrights using an aircraft you carry on your back. Simon Blake is the author of "Prepare to Fly - Paragliding Tips I Wish I'd Learned Sooner". www.preparetofly.co.uk www.flyingthewainwrights.co.uk< Less