all ebooks in category: Aviation History (22)

The Suez War
English | October 23rd, 2014 | ISBN: 1448214653 | 110 pages | EPUB | 1.80 MB

Why did the Suez War ever come to pass? Why did Eden, against public opinion and without sufficient military capability, decide to invade Egypt? When …

Empire of the Air: Aviation and the American Ascendancy
English | 2013 | pages: 401 | ISBN: 0674050940 | PDF | 2,7 mb

From the flights of the Wright brothers through the mass journeys of the jet age, airplanes inspired Americans to reimagine their nation's place within the …

Lightning from the Cockpit: Flying the Supersonic Legend [Repost]
English | April 2, 2006 | ISBN: 184415355X | 192 pages | EPUB | 4.65 Mb

The English Electric Lightning was the only single-seat supersonic interceptor fighter designed and manufactured in the UK. It saw service with the RAF in the …

Flight 777: The Mystery of Leslie Howard [Repost]
English | March 5, 2013 | ISBN: 1781590168 | 288 pages | EPUB | 1.78 Mb

On 1 June 1943 Flight 777, a Douglas DC-3, en route from Lisbon to Britain, was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by German …

Conquering the Sky
English | EPUB | 1.8 MB

The nail-biting account of the Wright brothers' secret flights at Kitty Hawk and their unexpected rise to fameDespite their great achievements following their first powered …

Orville's Aviators: Outstanding Alumni of the Wright Flying School, 1910-1916
English | May 13, 2009 | ISBN: 0786442271 | 200 pages | PDF | 3.96 Mb

The six pioneers profiled here were promising graduates of the Wright Brothers' School of Aviation, which flourished in Ohio from 1910 to 1916. These airmen …

Wally Funk's Race for Space : The Extraordinary Story of a Female Aviation Pioneer
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1641601302 | 268 Pages | PDF | 12.4 MB

Wally Funk was among the Mercury 13, the first group of American pilots to complete NASA's 1961 Women in Space program. Funk breezed through the …

No Man's Land: the untold story of automation and QF72
English | May 21st, 2019 | ISBN: 0733339743 | 336 pages | EPUB | 16.45 MB

A gripping account of how a major air disaster was averted, by the captain and former Top Gun pilot Instinctively, I release my pressure on …

A Jet Powered Life : Allen E. Paulson, Aviation Entrepreneur
English | 2019 | ISBN: 1476676569 | 250 Pages | PDF | 6.45 MB

Raised on a bankrupt farm along the Mississippi River, Allen E. Paulson would become owner of the Fortune 500 aerospace empire Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation. He …

The Early Development of the Aviation Industry : Entrepreneurs of the Sky
English | 2019 | ISBN: 1138368741 | 223 Pages | PDF | 6.9 MB

The Early Development of the Aviation Industry: Entrepreneurs of the Sky provides an introduction to the world of the early aviation industry and the business …