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1001 Aviation Facts
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Mike Machat
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-16 - Publisher: Specialty Press

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial} In any specialized subject, detailed trivia (technical, or otherwise) is sought and prized by enthusiasts worldwide. Interesting but little-known facts have been part of aviation lore since that industry first began in the early 1900s, and today's digital aircraft are no
Complete History of U.S. Cruise Missiles
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Bill Yenne
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-14 - Publisher: Specialty Press

The year 2018 celebrates the Centennial of US Cruise Missiles. In 1918 Col. Hap Arnold, future father of the U. S. Air Force, was sent overseas to France to prepare for the operational deployment of vast clouds of unmanned Kettering Bugs to be used against the German Army. This book
D-Day
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Nicholas A. Veronico
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Those who witnessed it never forgot it: the great armada of Allied ships that filled the English Channel on D-Day, June 6, 1944. From battleships, cruisers, and destroyers down to the much smaller landing ships and landing craft, these nearly 7,000 vessels bombarded the Normandy coast, ferried men, tanks, and
The Aviation Fact Book
Language: en
Pages: 295
Authors: Daryl E. Murphy
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

If you ever wanted to have an all-in-one-place aviation book, here it is. And it's got it all - fascinating information about every aspect of flying: historical, modern, recreational, military, and commercial.
Test Pilot
Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Barry J. Schiff
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics

Organized into eight chapters, the book presents fun facts on the following subjects: History, Piloting, Navigation, Weather, Aircraft, Airlines and Military, Facts of Flight, Procedures and Regulations. Through multiple choice, true/false, fill-in-the-blank, mix-and-match, and essay questions, the reader is challenged to derive the answer before finding it at the end