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Flying Tales By Larry Van Pelt
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A collection of 100 memorable flying adventures from Col. Larry Van Pelt's distinuished flying career in many different types of aircraft.
Flying Tales By Larry Van Pelt
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“Flying Tales” is a collection of random memorable moments encountered throughout an adventure filled flying career by now retired USAF colonel Larry Van Pelt. Adventures in 18 different... More > aircraft types (F-100, F-105, F-104, F-4, A-7, OV-10, T-37, T-33, T-38, T-29, MB-339, A-1, QU-22, I-26 glider, Cessna 120&150, Twin Pioneer & AG5 Tiger) are found in 100 different “Tales.” Enjoy the harrowing and the humorous, the excesses and the escapes as you fly with Larry into the adventure filled life of a fighter pilot, test pilot, combat pilot, general aviation pilot. Larry eventually piloted over 80 different types of aircraft. His Air Force career was highlighted by his time as commander of the USAF Test Pilot School.< 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
Air Combat Reports By peter dancey
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AS soon as the aeroplane began flying combat missions the 'powers that be' decided that they needed to no exactly what the pilots were up to whilst in the air hence it was not long before they... More > introduced the appropriate form for the returning airman to record the details of his flight and mission. The Pilots Log< Less
Formation Flying By Arpad Dudas
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"Formation Flying" is a training manual for students and flight instructors in the Primary Flying Training phase of military pilot education. Aircraft operated during this phase are the... More > Utva 75, Zlin 242, Safat 03, PT 6, and similar. This handbook explains the basic piloting techniques for Close, Open and Combat formation flying in basic maneuvers, and details Regimes, Turns, Take-offs, Landings, etc.< Less
Fly Navy By peter dancey
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In 1940 the US Navy decided to set up aircraft test and development facilities for all WW II combat types then in service firstly at Tidewater, Virginia, then Patauxment River and latterly at Oceana.... More > This book covers the origins and early history of the numerous units through to the 1970s. The book includes a comprehensive picture gallery of the then current front-line types, including those operated in south east Asia.< Less
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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
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