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By David Ferreira | Books and Films related to Aeronautics

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 …

Military History

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 …

Aerospace

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 …

Documentaries

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 …

Aviation

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 …

Aviation

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 …

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 …

The XF-109

As the last of the Century series fighters, the XF-109 was far from conventional. Designed for Mach 2 flight, it was to be the world's first vertical …

What You May Not Know About the P-39

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Brown - Hawker Tempest

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Ride The Lightning

Father and Son: B-52

The XF-103

It was called the ultimate interceptor - an aircraft of such advanced design and promise, it captivated the US Air Force for over a decade! Born from …

Sully: Miracle on the Hudson

• <b>Director:</b> Clint Eastwood<p>On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain "Sully" Sullenberger (Hanks) glided his …

Evans - F-104

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FIDO

What You May Not Know About the P-80

Book Review: Paper Wings Delivers Nonstop Aviation Action

Les Abend’s debut novel is a crime thriller in the classic mold that nails the aviation details.<p>Somehow, in and amongst his duties as a Boeing 777 …

New Film Explores Aviation’s Gender Gap

Women make up half the college-educated workforce in the U.S., yet only 6 percent of pilots are women — a fact that independent filmmaker Katie …