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Flying Since 1913
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
'Flying Since 1913' continues the story of the origins of aviation and development of the heavier-than-air machines both for civil and military use the latter really taking off during WW I and again making great technological strides during WW II. Pioneering transports such as the Boeing 247 and Douglas C.3 were closely followed by both civil and military jet development that continued unabated.
The Empire Test Pilots' School Boscombe Down
By peter dancey
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The ETPS was formed at Boscombe Down during WW II in 1943 with terms of reference to provide suitably trained test pilots for test flying prototype and new designs to evaluate them before they entered front-line service and produce 'Pilots Notes' and to draw attention to any limitations that need to be observed. A dual-seat Hawker Hunter T7 jet was used for spin recovery training. Now JAS 39 used
Onward and Upward
By Tony Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 94,530. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
Onward and Upward - the continuing adventures of our ‘reluctant billionaire’. He loses the new love of his life, only to replace her with a Hawker Hunter or 2, or 3, …,(a fair swop I think). He takes on Drug Barons and the paparazzi, and goes back in time – in the desert, before blowing a fuse. Just a few of his adventures as he moves onward and upward.