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Coyote is my co-pilot By Deborah Monroy
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This is the coyote graphic novelty that mashes up poetry and artwork.
An Everyday Hero: The Memoirs of a WWII Pilot By Flying Officer Kenneth Cockram
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Ken Cockram was a fighter/bomber pilot in the famous 112 ‘Shark’ Squadron RAF during WWII. After signing-up in 1941 he was posted to Rhodesia for his pilot training and he went on to see... More > action in Sicily, Italy (at Monte Cassino) & Yugoslavia followed by air co-operation duties with No 20 AACU Unit in Egypt and the Middle East. On his return to Britain, before being demobbed, he was indirectly involved with the testing and development of what was then the still secret RADAR technology. These are his words recalling his childhood and the years leading up to the end of the 2nd World War.< Less
Test Pilot Neville Duke By peter dancey
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Whilst Sqdn Ldr Neville Duke is generally remembered for his record FIA air speed record flight whilst flying for Hawker Aircraft Company Surrey as their chief test pilot what is not so well... More > documented is his frontline fighter pilot both with Fighter Command in the south of England and as part of the Desert Wing in the Middle East and when as CO of his own unit during encounters with the enem,y over Italy. Duke was certainly a highly accomplished fighter pilot and this ebook tells the story.< Less
Brig-Gen Paul Tibbets USAAF B-29 pilot By Peter Dancey
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Paul Tibbets pilot born on 23 February 1915 died on 1 November 2007 was the USAAF Boeing B-29 pilot whose 1945 mission to the Japanese city of Hiroshima made him the first man to drop an Atomic... More > bomb. Tibbets flew the mission in the famous plane he named Enola Gay after his mother, who had encouraged him to join the Army Air Corps against his fathers advise. Tibbets was the CO of a Special Unit of modified Boeing B-29 Superfortress, and was to train the unit for the Special needs of the Uranium 235 device, the 'Little Boy' Atomic bomb.< Less
A Life of Flight: One Pilot's Story, from Piper Cubs to 747s and Beyond By Robert "Bob" Gartshore
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Bob Gartshore's 44-year flying career spanned a period of rapid aviation development - from fabric-covered Piper Cubs to Boeing 747s. He logged more than 21,000 hours flying to six continents for the... More > RCAF and three airlines. Bob was an instructor on numerous aircraft, Link Trainers and simulators. As captain, he progressed from the Harvard T-6, to the Dakota DC-3; C-119 Flying Boxcar; Douglas DC-6; Boeing 727, 707 and 747; and Airbus A310 before a final stint as a relief pilot in war-torn Angola flying a Beechcraft King Air 100. Read about landing at a cloud-shrouded, Greenland airstrip with both primary aids inoperable; exercising penguins on the tarmac; his son as co-pilot on both 747 and A310; Mecca-bound pilgrims kindling fires in the aisle to cook their meal; grazing the tail on a hillside during a cloudy high-Arctic landing; flying beside a UFO; and balls of St. Elmo's Fire rolling inside the cockpit. Robert "Bob" Gartshore was a pilot for RCAF, Canadian Pacific, Wardair and Canadian Airlines.< Less
Air Crash Investigations - Suicide! - The Crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 By Dirk Barreveld
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On Tuesday 24 March 2015, the Airbus A320-211 registered D-AIPX operated by Germanwings took off from Barcelona, Spain, at 09:00 with destination Düsseldorf, Germany. At 09:41, the aircraft... More > crashed into the mountains northeast of Marseille. The investigation into the causes of the crash revealed that the co-pilot, at a moment when he was alone in the cockpit, had deliberately flown the plane into the mountains killing all 150 persons on board. The investigation revealed also that the co-pilot was under medical treatment for depressions by several health care providers. Neither of those providers informed any aviation authority, nor any other authority about the co-pilot’s mental state. No action could have been taken by the authorities and/or his employer to prevent him from flying on the day of the accident, because they were not informed about the co-pilot’s mental state of mind.< Less
Prepare to Fly By Simon Blake
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Now in a considerably revised and expanded second edition. Paragliding tips I wish I'd learned sooner - an extensive collection of hints, tips and advice to smooth the progress of the newly qualified... More > paraglider novice towards being a confident, organised, successful pilot. The focus is on preparation - learning early the habits that will make flying easier and more pleasurable. All aspects of flying are covered, from selecting and packing your equipment right through to advice on landing out. It concludes with an extensive selection of additional online resources. Live versions of those links can be found at the website for the book, http://www.preparetofly.co.uk/. Skywings, the official magazine of the British Hanggliding and Paragliding Association, called it "very, very good indeed and ridiculously cheap", and concluded their review with "Not simply recommended... but essential!".< Less
Prepare to Fly 2nd Edition By Simon Blake
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Second edition of the best-selling guide for paraglider pilots, revised and considerably expanded with over 35% more content. Paragliding tips I wish I'd learned sooner - an extensive and now... More > considerably extended collection of hints, tips and advice to smooth the progress of the newly qualified paraglider novice towards being a confident, organised, successful pilot. The focus is on preparation - learning early the habits that will make flying easier and more pleasurable. Concludes with an extensive selection of additional online resources. Live versions of those links can be found at the website for the book, http://www.preparetofly.co.uk/. Skywings, the official magazine of the British Hanggliding and Paragliding Association, called the first edition "very, very good indeed and ridiculously cheap", and concluded their review with "Not simply recommended... but essential!". You can read the full review at the website.< Less
The Perfect Flight By Charlie Evans
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Chad and Jack had become disillusioned with their boring, daily grind occupation as aerospace engineers. What they were seeking was something that would give them excitement and a financial reward.... More > Flying jet airplanes certainly had its share of thrills and perhaps becoming professional pilots was the answer. But what they were hoping for was that one opportunity to break away and do something fulfilling. Of course, if they were to start a business, or make sizable investments, it would take money... a lot of money. Many times they had pondered, “So, how can we acquire a large sum of money quickly?” That was a question they often contemplated. That is, until one day, an idea presented itself and with it, the temptation to step over the line. It was a wild proposition, but they just knew with this idea, they could win big. This is their story and how that temptation got them to the place where they thought that this would be the perfect flight.< Less
Air Crash Investigations - Crew in Disarray, The Crash of Sibir Airlines Flight C7 778 By Dirk Barreveld
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On July 8, 2006 an А-310 airplane operated by Sibir Airlines, ran down the runway, overran the runway threshold and collided with barriers, broke apart and burst into flames. As a result of the... More > accident 125 individuals died, including both pilots and 3 of the cabin crew; 60 passengers and 3 cabin crew suffered injuries. The actions of the crew from the onset and in the development of an emergency situation revealed shortcomings in the professional training of both the airplane captain and the co-pilot. The real cause of the accident was therefore pilot error due to lack of training and experience.< Less

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