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U.S. Air Force Mishap Prevention Program - Air Force Instruction (AFI) 91-202 - Main USAF Document and Air National Guard Supplement, Aviation, Nuclear, Space Safety
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two critical mishap program documents, one for the USAF and one for the Air National Guard, are reproduced in this ebook. This instruction implements Air Force Policy Directive (AFPD) 91-2, Safety Programs.
The Strategic Air War Against Germany and Japan: A Memoir - Integrating Strategy, Air Doctrine, Plans, Early Operations, German Electric Power Complex as a Target System
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,150. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book seeks to recount the air experience and development before World War II, to describe the objectives, plans and effects of strategic air warfare in Europe and in the Pacific, and to offer criticism, opinion, and lessons of that great conflict.
Hog Driver: A10 in Action in Afghanistan
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Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 3. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 24,090. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Fairchild Republic A10 Thunderbolt II is the unsung hero of the USAF that has had to prove itself time and time again. With many critics over the years it has often been referred to as a private jet with a 30mm cannon. The same 30mm GAU-8 Avenger cannon that is still the heaviest rotary cannon ever mounted on an aircraft and packs a formidable punch.
United States Air Force Reserve Handbook - History, Special Operations, Aircraft, UAV, Visionary Leaders and Historic Reservists, Jimmy Doolittle, Jimmy Stewart, Jackie Cochran
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,600. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Nearly 70,000 outstanding men and women are organized trained and equipped in the Air Force Reserve to take part in combat and support operations in air, space and cyberspace. As a full partner in the three Air Force components - Regular, Guard, and Reserve - the Air Force Reserve is the most cost-effective component.
Air Force System Safety Handbook - Costs, Objectives, Policy and Process, Risk Assessment, Flight Mishaps, Analysis Techniques, Contractors, Nuclear and Explosive Hazards, Biomedical Safety
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,560. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air Force System Safety Handbook was prepared as a resource document for program office system safety managers and system safety engineers. The handbook provides considerable insight to the general principles, objectives, and requirements of applying system safety concepts to the Air Force system acquisition and logistical support processes.
Questions Every Airman Can Answer: Fifty Questions, and Fifty More - Air and Space Power Explained by the Air Force
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This information is intended to provide a quick, informal reference to the vital concepts in Air Force doctrine that all airmen should have at their fingertips.
Bombing the European Axis Powers: A Historical Digest of the Combined Bomber Offensive, 1939-1945 - World War II, B-17, B-24, Bombing Germany and Italy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,460. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
At its core this work is a database covering Anglo-American strategic bomber operations against Germany, Italy, and Axis associated or occupied Europe.
Airpower Myths and Facts: World War II, Vietnam - Effectiveness of Bombing, Usage of the Atomic Bomb on Japan at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Strategic Bombing
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book examines a number of common myths and misconceptions about the effectiveness of airpower.
Rise of the Fighter Generals: The Problem of Air Force Leadership 1945-1982 - Twining, LeMay, Norstad, Jones, Davis, McPeak, Arnold, Doolittle, Momyer
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,470. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This analysis focuses on the career specialty of Air Force general officers who served between 1953 and 1973. It indicates the clear dominance by rated or flying officers (mainly pilots and a few navigators) within Air Force leadership. The issue here is not whether pilots should dominate the Air Force—the fact is they do.
Army Unmanned Aircraft System Operations (FMI 3-04.155) - Improved-Gnat (I-Gnat) (RQ-1L), Hunter (RQ-5/MQ-5), Shadow (RQ-7), Raven (RQ-11) - Joint Operations, Targeting, Reconnaissance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the Army's keystone doctrine for how to fight and sustain Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).
Aviation in the U.S. Army, 1919-1939: The Flying Circus, Planes versus Ships, the Air Corps, Airmail, Building an Air Force, Crew Training, Operations, Coastal Defense, Acrobatics, Civil Affairs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 263,320. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Readers cross the country and the continents on the many dramatic record flights with the flyers of the Army Air Corps.
Apache: Riding the Dragon
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Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,400. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Flying at 120 knots with the unique roar from its aerodynamic rotors and twin turbines the AH64 Apache is the world's most fearsome attack helicopter its pilots refer to it as 'Riding the Dragon'. The Taliban would more often than not flee rather than suffer its 30mm cannon, 2.75 rockets or Hellfire missiles.
Kokoda
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,200. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Ten Epic War Treks cover the period between the fall of Rabaul on the 23rd of January 1942, the Japanese invasion at Basabua on the 21st of July 1942, and the end of hostilities in Papua on the 4th of April 1943. No comprehensive account exists about what happened on the Kokoda track during the seven months prior to the battle of Isurava, the major early battle on the Kokoda track.
U.S. Marine Corps Aviation - Early Years 1912-41, World War II, Korean War, Southeast Asia, Martin MT, Grumman F3-F2, Curtiss SBC-4, John Glenn, F-86, Douglas F3D Skynight, Grumman F9F Panther
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,010. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Marine Aviation was officially born on May 22, 1912, when First Lieutenant Alfred A. Cunningham, USMC, reported to the camp "for duty in connection with aviation." This was several months after the Naval Aviation Camp was established at Annapolis in 1911.
Kite Balloons to Airships: the Navy's Lighter-than-Air Experience - Goodyear, Goodrich, Helium, Airship Disasters, Lakehurst, USS Akron, Macon, Heli-Stat, Aerocrane, ZP-32 and ZP-21
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,860. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph is intended to provide an overview of the Navy's involvement with balloons, airships and their operations, which shows their failures and accomplishments and their contributions to the Navy's mission of guarding the sea lanes of America. It provides an overall look at the history of LTA in the Navy.
U.S. Naval Air Reserve History- Aviation Cadet Program, World War II, Props to Jets, Squantum, Grenada and Lebanon, Weekend Warriors
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: I. The Beginning * II. Lean Years, The 1920s * III. Gathering Steam, The 1930s * IV. World War II, The Big Test * V. Postwar Activities and Korea, The Reserve Show * VI. 1953-1968: Stability with Transition, Props to Jets * VII. Reorganization and Revitalization in the 1970s * VIII. The 1980s, Present and Future
Pistons to Jets: Diamond Anniversary 75th Year of Naval Aviation, Beginnings, Tactical Jet Missions, Power Projection, Korean War, Vietnam War
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,420. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Engines are the hearts of airplanes. Before the age of powered flight, variations of balloons and gliders challenged the sky and scored some victories.
A History of Sea-Air Aviation: Wings Over The Ocean - Chronicling the History of Sea-Air Flight Operations, Early Aviation History, World War II Naval Aviation, Chanute, Curtiss, Lindbergh
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,070. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a unique view of the history of naval aviation, starting with early aviation, up to the late 1970s.
Comprehensive History of U.S. Naval Aviation in World War II - Complete Chronology, Pearl Harbor, Kamikazes, Aircraft, Wake Island, Halsey, Moffett, Zero, Suicide Torpedoes, Fighter Tactics
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 176,060. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive compilation of Navy history material providing extensive information about the role of Naval aviation in World War II. The first part of the compilation is a full chronology of events in Naval aviation during the war. Thirty-nine unique articles comprise part two, and the third section focuses on aspects of the Pacific theater.
A History of U.S. Naval Aviation, 1930 - The Beginning of Aviation, World War Organization, France and the British Isles, Marine Corps Aviation, Lighter-than Air Craft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This informative history of early Naval aviation was prepared in 1930, when memories of the beginning of aviation were still fresh.