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War in Pacific Skies

by Charlie Cooper & Ann Cooper

Covers the most famous air engagements in WWII's Pacific Theater of Operation in an exquisite and beautiful fusion of art and history. Paintings of acclaimed aviation artist Jack Fellows are supplemented by...


Dancing in the Sky: The Royal Flying Corps in Canada

by C.W. Hunt

Dancing in the Sky is the first complete telling of the First World War fighter pilot-training initiative established by the British in response to losses occurring in European skies in 1916.


Mavericks of the Sky: The First Daring Pilots of the U.S. Air Mail

by Barry Rosenberg & Catherine Macaulay

It was the pilots of the U.S. Air Mail service who made it possible for flight to evolve from an impractical and deadly fad to today's worldwide network of airlines. Nicknamed "The Suicide Club," this small...


Hero of the Angry Sky: The World War I Diary and Letters of David S. Ingalls, America's First Naval Ace

Reach for the Skies: Ballooning, Birdmen, and Blasting into Space

by Richard Branson

One of the world's most famous business leaders (and a well-known avian fanatic) explores the pioneers of flight.

Bestselling author and billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has always been obsessed...


Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

by Federal Aviation Administration

Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, created by the Federal Aviation Administration, is the official reference manual for pilots at all levels. An indispensable and invaluable encyclopedia, it deals with...


Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies

by Lawrence Goldstone

From acclaimed historian Lawrence Goldstone comes a thrilling narrative of courage, determination, and competition: the story of the intense rivalry that fueled the rise of American aviation.

 

The feud between...


In the Shadow of Eagles: From Barnstormer to Alaska Bush Pilot, a Flyer's Story

by Jim Rearden & Rudy Billberg

In the Shadow of Eagles is a uniquely American saga. Rudy Billberg's story takes readers through the great age of aviation, from his first airplane ride in Minnesota in 1927 to his bush flying career in Alaska...


Sam O. White, Alaskan: Tales of a Legendary Wildlife Agent and Bush Pilot

by Jim Rearden & Richard Wien

Sam O. White was a tough, deep-voiced, six-foot-tall, two-hundred-pound former Maine lumberjack and guide. From 1922, for half a century he criss-crossed wild Alaska by foot, with packhorses, dog teams, canoe,...


Naked Airport

by Alastair Gordon

The first full cultural history of the ultimate modern structure: the airport, revealed as never before ...

Since its origins in the muddy fields of flying machines, the airport has arguably become one of the...


Aviation in Australia

by Jill Blee

In 1770, Captain James Cook sailed up the east coast of Australia in his ship, the HM Bark Endeavour. Setting out from England in 1768, he was given two instructions: to observe the transit of Venus and to find...


Air Canada: The History

by Peter Pigott

Begun as a social experiment in 1937, Air Canada has evolved into one of the world's greatest airlines, an integral part of this country's social fabric. During the course of its 75-year history, the airline...


Comm Check...: The Final Flight of Shuttle Columbia

by Michael Cabbage & William Harwood

On February 1, 2003, the unthinkable happened. The space shuttle Columbia disintegrated 37 miles above Texas, seven brave astronauts were killed and America's space program, always an eyeblink from disaster,...


The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight

by Winston Groom

Written by gifted storyteller Winston Groom (author of Forrest Gump), The Aviators tells the saga of three extraordinary aviators--Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle--and how they...


A Dream of Wings: Americans and the Airplane, 1875-1905

by Tom D. Crouch

The story of a handful of talented American engineers and adventurers who labored to conquer gravity in a flying machine.When Orville and Wilbur Wright soared over Kill Devil Hills in North Carolina's outer...


Jet Age: The Comet, the 707, and the Race to Shrink the World

by Sam Howe Verhovek

The captivating story of the titans, engineers, and pilots who raced to design a safe and lucrative passenger jet.

In Jet Age, journalist Sam Howe Verhovek explores the advent of the first generation of jet...


The Bishop's Boys: A Life of Wilbur and Orville Wright

by Tom D. Crouch

The reissue of this definitive biography heralds the one-hundredth anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight.Brilliant, self-trained engineers, the Wright brothers had a unique blend of native talent,...


A Flying Life: John Duigan and the first Australian aeroplane

by David Crotty

The flying career of John Robertson Duigan spanned just a decade from 1908 to 1918. 100 years ago he built and successfully flew the first aeroplane made in Australia using only photographs, journal articles...


The Golden Age of Air Travel

by Nina Hadaway

Air travel has always held a strong allure for many. Today, low-cost, no-frill airlines enable lots of people to fly easily and to visit different countries around the world. For much of its history, however,...


Galloping on Wings with the P-51 Mustang: Diary of an Air Race Pilot

by Howie Keefe

The famed P-51 Mustang, one of the most recognizable aircrafts of the World War II era, is at the heart of this enthralling memoir. After making extreme modifications to a surplus P-51 dubbed “Miss America”—installing...