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The Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines by Don Hale: The true life drama behind the very first Daily Mail air race from London to Manchester in 1906. Based on factual reports, cuttings and personal diary entries from my great grandfather James Wood who was the police superintendent in charge of security at this historic event. Many experiences were later used in the popular film.
Poems from the Polar Circles
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Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I confronted the many faces of the Arctic and Antarctic, spanning that diversity sometimes in a matter of minutes. I often felt thrust into breathtaking polar panorama. My experience has led me to its natural and sleeping beauty; and compelled me to write for and from this soul, still wild and fragile.
Toward an Air and Space Force: Naval Aviation and the Implications for Space Power - Including History of the Architect of Naval Aviation, Admiral William Moffett
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,250. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In Toward an Air and Space Force: Naval Aviation and the Implications for Space Power, Lt Col Mark P. Jelonek uses the historical analogy of the US Navy's integration of aviation during the interwar period as a possible model for the comprehensive integration of space into the operational Air Force.
Shute the Messenger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Compelling biography of a remarkable achiever, successful author and aviator Nevil Shute. Fricke interweaves the sweep of 20th Century history with Shute’s life and writing career. A lifelong passion for flying led Shute to fly a tiny plane to Australia where he settled in 1948 His diverse experiences fuelled and inspired his many books including A Town Like Alice and On the Beach.
Air Of Injustice
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 190,110. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
“Air of Injustice” is the result of an exhaustive 2 year long investigation by US Aviator Magazine Publisher/Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, into the three year battle between R.A. “Bob” Hoover and the FAA. Hoover is a legendary fighter pilot, test pilot and airshow pilot now in his 70s, who was once called “the best pilot I ever saw” by no less than Brigadier General (ret.) Chuck Yeager.
Lonely Heart Of The Little Prince
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,000. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A novel inspired by true events about Antoine de Saint-Exupery's time in Northport, Long Island as he was writing his masterpiece, "The Little Prince," and the local French teacher, Adele Breaux, who was hired to teach him English. It was a friendship that opened her heart and changed her life forever.