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Apollo 11 Flight Plan By Science Editions
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A perfect reproduction of the final Apollo 11 Flight Plan. The minute-by-minute time line of activities that put the first men on the moon in July 1969. This official NASA document spelled out the... More > Apollo 11 mission in complete and precise technical detail.< Less
Flight 93 By Paul Willocks
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A poem describing the terrifying events that allegedly took place on board doomed flight 93 on September 11th 2001.
Fatal Flight to Infamy By HALE QUIGLEY
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Rod McKay military and airline pilot relives his life on his way to another normal flight out of Boston Logan Airport.
Grumman F11F Tiger Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By Periscope Film LLC
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As the Blue Angels’ aircraft in the late 1950s, Grumman’s F11F-1 Tiger came to symbolize the speed and might of U.S. Navy airpower. The Tiger was originally conceived as an upgrade of... More > the F9F Cougar. It eventually morphed into a new design, that incorporated the area rule to enable cruising speeds up to 1.1 Mach. The prototype flew in 1954, and carrier trials commenced in 1956. Eventually seven squadrons flew F11Fs. Hampered by maintenance issues affiliated with the J65 engine, and the fact that the Vought Crusader was clearly superior, the Tiger had a short service life. It was withdrawn from carrier duty after four years, in 1961. Only 199 were built. The remaining Tigers flew in a training capacity, and the Blue Angels continued to fly them for over a decade, 1957-1969. Originally printed by the U.S. Navy, this handbook provides a fascinating glimpse inside the cockpit of the Tiger. Originally classified “restricted”, the manual was declassified and is here reprinted in book form.< Less
Love's Flight Path By Max M. Power
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Fighting for everything he has, Max finds himself coming across the love of two beautiful women and his dream, being a fighter pilot in the United States Navy. Faced with WAR, Max must put aside his... More > personal feelings and do his duty as a fighter pilot. When he is shot down behind enemy lines, Max knows that he has to make it back safely to the woman he loves. Question is, will he?< Less
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GEEZER and the KID Adventures in Flight By Ron Irwin
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A fascinating adventure unfolds as a 62 year old father and his 11 year old daughter set off on a thrilling ten day flight across the vast and rugged terrain of the American southwest. Join Ron and... More > Kari as they fly across the blazing Mojave Desert to the rim of the Grand Canyon. Thrill at their landing on a rugged runway in the heart of the Navajo Nation. Be with them as they fly to the Rocky Mountains and then across the breath taking but unforgiving land of New Mexico and Arizona. A great book for adventurers of all ages.< Less
Military Flight Training -Training to Fly By Cameron, Rebecca Hancock
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The volume at hand, Training to Fly: Military Flight Training, 1907-1945, is an institutional history of flight training by the predecessor organizations of the United States Air Force. The U.S. Army... More > purchased its first airplane, built and successfully flown by Orville and Wilbur Wright, in 1909, and placed both lighter- and heavier-than-air aeronautics in the Division of Military Aeronautics of the Signal Corps. As pilots and observers in the Air Service of the American Expeditionary Forces, Americans flew combat missions in France during the Great War. In the first postwar decade, airmen achieved a measure of recognition with the establishment of the Air Corps and, during World War 11, the Army Air Forces attained equal status with the Army Ground Forces.< Less
Sun in Flight Vol. ll SPOOK By Julian Knuckles
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SUN IN FLIGHT is tragi-comedy. Three generations of Kindlers inhabit a world lurching from Hiroshima to Woodstock to 9/11. Terror of the Bomb becomes fear of Terror. Dreamtime magic seeps into... More > daytime reality. The wider focus is on the arms race. In SPOOK, the second volume, Cal joins the new CIA, is posted to London and marries Vik’s sister, Maggie. Twins Harry and Sammy arrive in 1949. Cal, now undercover Air Force, ‘guards’ Fort Knox gold. He stays in touch with Cameron Sykes at the British Foreign Office and Burl Deavins, ex college roomie, ex Manhattan Project and now with Von Braun at White Sands. Burl keeps Cal posted on arms race lunacy and in 1953 they watch the DOD’s atomic show near what is now Las Vegas. Dreams loom, the Oakshotts visit Louisville and Cal wangles a transfer back to London, where he joins Gorms and grows fat. The book closes with Suez and Sputnik.< Less
Sun in Flight Vol. lll BUTTERFLIES By Julian Knuckles
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SUN IN FLIGHT is tragic-comedy. The Kindlers inhabit a world lurching from Hiroshima to Woodstock to 9/11. Terror of the Bomb becomes fear of Terror. In the family saga, dreamtime magic seeps into... More > daytime reality. The wider focus is on the arms race and the ‘special relationship’ of two countries In Volume III, BUTTERFLIES, the Kindlers move to Tehran. Cal then quits the State Dept. and flees to Scotland with his family. Trying to get away from the Missile Crisis, they find that Edinburgh is not so far from Havana. Cal teaches in Kentucky, where Sammy discovers hash brownies while twin Harry stays forever sober British. Cal then finds work in London. 1968 finds Sammy in Paris. Harry studies in England and meets Kuwaiti Rashid, conduit to the Arab world. Sammy takes a memorable acid trip. Maggie’s parents grow odder as her children grow farther away. Patty’s dreams turn seriously strange. The book ends with the Apollo moon landing.< Less

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