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By David Ferreira | Books and Films related to Aeronautics

Latest Pilot’s Guide to Avionics to be unveiled at AirVenture

Published annually by the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA), the 2017-2018 edition of the Pilot’s Guide to Avionics will be unveiled at the …

Aviation

"O Aviador" de José Correia Guedes

<b>Helena Vasconcelos</b> e <b>Cristina Albuquerque</b> apresentam sexta-feira, dia 7 de Julho de 2017, às 18h30, na <b>Fundação Medeiros e Almeida</b>, em Lisboa, o livro …

Os campeões, o sequestrador e o motor que parou. As aventuras de um piloto da TAP

Foi sequestrado no ar e teve uma arma apontada à cabeça, temeu um atentado em setembro de 2001, transportou o FC Porto quando foi campeão europeu em …

Fly the Glass Cockpit Like a Pro published

Gold Seal CFII Bob Littlefield has released his latest book, “Fly the Glass Cockpit Like a Pro.” The book examines how advancing technology is …

Aviation

The hunter and the door

The rain was hitting the windshield so hard it sounded like a machine gun. If it would have done any good, I would have been straining to look out. …

History of Alaska bush pilots documented in Cowboys of the Sky

Now aviation is “Cowboys of the Sky” by Steven C. Levi.<p>The book is a history of Alaska bush pilots from the 1920s to the 1960s and includes all of …

End of an Air Force: Germany after World War II

The World War II German air force — the Luftwaffe — was a force to be reckoned with. It can be argued that the last six months of World War II in …

Military History

Private Pilot Checkrides: The Good Old Days

<i>My friend, DPE and highly experienced pilot, Mr. Frank Phillips was kind enough to provide me with much of the following documentation in this blog</i> …

Cruise: 'Top Gun’ Sequel Shoots Next Year

A sequel to <i>Top Gun</i>, the popular movie about pilots in the U.S. Navy flight school, will begin shooting sometime in the next year, actor Tom Cruise …

Martin Mars

Rocketmen

With crushing sanctions placed on their growth after the Great War, some German scientists find an outlet for their desire to experiment with a new …

The Komet & the Natter

As war rages across Europe, the Nazis seek to further their exploration of rocket power and create new sophisticated aircraft that will give them …

The Superfortress Of The Sky - The B-29 How to Fly & Land Step By Step

Dying to fly

War Birds: The Diary of a Great War Pilot<p>Elliott White Springs<p>Annotated by Lieutenant Horace Fulford.<br>Introduced by Mark Hillier.<p>Published by …

When the Navy Took to the Air published

Just published is “When the Navy Took to the Air: The Experimental Seaplane Stations of the Royal Naval Air Service.” The book tells the story of the …

Royal Navy

Brown - Bv 141

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Fighting Hitler's Jets

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Secret Factory: Part Two

As American armies advance through the thick forests of Germany, they are amazed at what they uncover! A secret factory, housing one of Willy …

Straight As An Arrow

Desperate not to lose ground to the invading Allies, the Nazi regime searches for new avenues to hold back their enemies. To clear the skies, a new …

Documentary honors triple ace

Olds, who died in 2007 at age 84, had a colorful and effective career as a fighter pilot. He was credited with downing 16 enemy aircraft—12 during …

Coast Dogs collection lost to fire

For every mile you travel north, there are 90 miles of shoreline. No one knows who came up with that measurement for the British Columbia coastline, …

Aviation

The Flight Instructor’s Survival Guide published

Just released is The Flight Instructor’s Survival Guide by Arlynn McMahon.<p>In the book, McMahon lifts the Fundamentals of Instructing (FOI) principles …

Are you ready? Flying the Alaska bush

Editor’s Note: Mort Mason has been a popular Air Facts contributor for years, sharing his harrowing stories of flying in Alaska. He recently released …

Steve Pisanos - P-47

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After Auntie

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Amerika Bombers: Part Two

With Germany on the ropes, Hitler decides to fight back against the Allies with the so-called “secret weapons.” The United States, having an entire …

Secret Factory: Part One

As American armies advance through the thick forests of Germany, they are amazed at what they uncover! A secret factory, housing one of Willy …

The Untold Story of the Back-Room Team That Saved Apollo 13

If everything goes smoothly, nobody remembers your work.<p>But on April 13, 1970, an oxygen tank explosion aboard the Apollo 13 spacecraft set a …

NASA

New DVD saves time, money on aircraft preventive maintenance

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — A new how-to video from the Experimental Aircraft Association gives certificated aircraft owners a better …