Pan Am Pioneer

Author: Sanford B. Kauffman
Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
ISBN: 9780896723573
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A Manager's Memoir from Seaplane Clippers to Jumbo Jets Sanford B. Kauffman
George E. Hopkins. airport felt sorry for me, and he told me there was a meeting
room upstairs that had a big sofa I could use. So I went up there to sleep. At about
three or four in the morning I woke up and discovered a big conference going on
around me. I thought, "This is embarrassing — I'd better announce myself." So I
rose up and they were quite startled to see me. Tom Braniff was having a meeting
 ...

Sky My Kingdom

Author: Hanna Reitsch
Publisher: Casemate
ISBN: 1612000576
Size: 47.80 MB
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The Sky My Kingdom is the fascinating autobiography of the famous World War test pilot - Hanna Reitsch (March 29, 1912 - August 24, 1979).

The Memoirs Of General Jean V Allard

Author: Jean Victor Allard
Publisher: Univ of British Columbia Pr
ISBN:
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Falcon, a version of a business jet manufactured by Dassaut for transporting
small groups of VIPs. Just after my departure, we received the famous ...
protection of our territorial waters was important. In the sixties, our country was a
pioneer as far as sonar was concerned. ... These were excellent, although less
spectacular than those of the Soviet fighter, which can very easily shoot down a
civilian aircraft, as the world learned in 1983. Nonetheless, between 1966 and
1969, it was our ...

Flypast

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£9.95 2£SiV« Former BOAC navigator Eric Woods recalls the opening up of
overseas routes post WTO and flying in the York, Argonaut, Constellation and
Boeing 707 in this interesting and informative aviation memoir £9.95 Published in
... Sir Hugh Dowding triumphs in the Battle of Britain and a detailed investigation
into the contentious decision to replace him as C-in-C Fighter Command when
the battle was over £15 A former 35 Sqn Halifax pilot recalls being shot down
over Europe, ...

Stormy Life

Author: Ernst Heinkel
Publisher:
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Memoirs of a Pioneer of the Air Age Ernst Heinkel. realistic notion was that this
plane should be a "people's fighter" in which the Hitler Youth, after a short period
of training, could fly for the defense of Germany. When I, too, received orders at
Vienna to build a light single- engined jet fighter, I realized that this was a last
attempt to struggle against the inevitable. Yet the fact ... A nose landing wheel
simplified take-off and landing, and an ejection seat gave the pilot greater safety.
Twelve ...

Air Power The Air Forces Quarterly

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This is another volume of war memoirs by one of Goering's fighter pilots — similar
in some respects to Heinz Knoke's book* reviewed in the October, 1953, issue of
Air Power, and yet sufficiently different to make it worth buying. Unlike Knoke,
Bloemertz does not give the impression that ... And we are reminded towards the
end of the book of Hitler's belief in revolutionary, untried aircraft and weapons to
win a war that was already lost. New jet fighters are received by squadrons; but
they ...

Library Journal

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Oct 22 Atlantic: Little 4 00 HEINKEL, Ernst. Stormy life: memoirs of a pioneer of
the air age; tr. from the German; ed. by Jurgen Thorwald [One of the world's
foremost airplane designers &, builders gives the history of air power from its
beginnings to ... 10 50; 2 v. ltd. ed., 25 00 HESS, Dean E. Battle hymn [Inspiring
story of a clergyman turned fighter pilot, who flew over 300 missions in Europe &
Korea & saved thousands of Korean orphans from the Communists in "Operation
Kiddy Car.

Library Journal

Author: Melvil Dewey
Publisher:
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Oct 22 Atlantic: Little 4 00 HEINKEL, Ernst. Stormy life: memoirs of a pioneer of
the air age; tr. from the German; ed. by Jurgen Thorwald [One of the world's
foremost airplane designers & builders gives the history of air power from its
beginnings to the jet ... Nov 15 Appleton 12 00 pre-pub 10 50; 2 v. ltd. ed., 25 00
HESS, Dean E. Battle hymn [Inspiring story of. a clergyman turned fighter pilot,
who flew over 300 missions in Europe & Korea & saved thousands of Korean
orphans from the ...

The New York Times Book Review

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"An autobiography full of violent action, but also touched with compassion and
soul-searching... Inspiring. ... N. V. WOMD THf ORAM The dramatic story of Dean
E. Hess — clergyman turned fighter pilot — who became the savior of thousands
of Korean war orphans. 2nd printing. ... A pioneer of the early days of flight, he
designed the first plane that wrested air superiority from England in World War I,
built the first war plane armed with a cannon, the tint catapult plane, the first jet
plane.

Der Rote Kampfflieger

Author: Manfred von Richthofen
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag
ISBN: 3849693953
Size: 56.67 MB
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Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen war ein deutscher Jagdflieger, der im Ersten Weltkrieg die höchste Zahl von Luftsiegen, die von einem einzelnen Piloten erreicht wurde, verzeichnete.