300 pages and around 300 photographs.
The over 6,000 clues will provide hours of enjoyment for pilots and aviation history enthusiasts.
Story of a young aspiring missionary pilot. 24 pages.
This book is for experimental aircraft builders who want to know how to plan and wire their aircraft. First-time builders will learn how to start thinking about and planning for the electrical system. Advanced builders can keep abreast of the latest technologies and products.
The main character Gee Bee Zee learns a valuable lesson and everyone reaches beyond themselves and strives to become all they can be.
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The life of Amelia Earhart, from learning to fly to setting records. 80 pages. For ages eight to twelve.
106 pages. Author Patrick Roberts.
A core reference manual for mechanics, aircraft owners, and pilots. Includes all the information critical to maintaining an aircraft.
The 95th Bomb Group achieved fame as the first unit to strike Berlin in a daylight raid, and as the only combat group in Europe to win three Presidential Distinguished Unit Citations for courage and daring.
Captain O'Grady tells how he evaded capture, and how, with little water and no food, he survived on his own in enemy territory. 133 pages. For ages eight to twelve.
Straight from Tony Bingelis, this is a complete guide to engine selection, firewall preparation, engine mounts, exhaust systems, hoses and lines, cowlings, fuel systems, ignition and electrical systems, instrumentation, propellers and spinners, and much more. Highly recommended by Rutan Aircraft Factory. Illustrated. 303 pages
Presented in clear, easy to understand language and illustrated with photos and drawings, this is another of Tony Bingelis' incomparable collection of articles from EAA Sport Aviation magazine that addresses powerplant issues facing today's sport plane builder and pilot. Tony has written a treasury of practical engine information for aircraft builders, owners, restorers, and mechanics. What you need to know about engine selection, engine installation, firewall preparation, baffles, cooling, fuel systems, ignition and electrical, exhaust systems, propellers and spinners is thoroughly covered. You'll have all the right answers at your finger tips.
Tony Bingelis gives an introduction to homebuilts along with information on construction practices, fiberglass techniques, canopies, windshields, instrumentation, fuel systems, control systems, landing gear components, electrical systems, covering and painting, and more. Illustrated. 320 pages.
24 pages. For ages six and up.
A comprehensive guide to advanced techniques and procedures. 270 pages.
Color-illustrated, Bush Pilot Way, focuses on flying small taildragger aircraft and landing them in remote and challenging terrain in wild Alaska. 256 pages.
260 pages. Written by Ruth Ann Ingraham.
159 pages. Fourth volume.
159 pages. Paperback. Volume Three.
272 pages. Authors Joe Kittinger and Craig Ryan.
A 202 page paperback by Author Andy Marshall.
The story of a young man who wants to learn about aviation, airports, and piloting. 24 pages.
32 pages and eight planes to build.
176 pages Author Timothy R. Gaffney
96 pages. For ages 8 to 12.
EAA Oshkosh showcases the many types of aircraft that have appeared here for AirVenture, from classic fabric-covered covered biplanes to brawny warbirds to homebuilts and jetliners.
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Each copy is autographed by Jack J. Pelton, Hal Bryan, James P. Busha, and Dick Knapinski!
At the turn of the twentieth century two new technologies―the car and airplane―took the nation's imagination by storm as they burst, like comets, into American life. The brave souls that leaped into these dangerous contraptions and pushed them to unexplored extremes became new American heroes. 416 pages Author John F. Ross
Robin’s story in his own words and gleaned from the family and friends of his lifetime. Here’s the talent and learning, the passion and leadership, the love and disappointments of his life. 432 pages.
The extraordinary story of the American airmen who beat the Luftwaffe and defeated Nazi Germany. 304 pages.
184 page paperback book by Author Vaughan Askue.
Pilot and aviation writer Steven A. Ruffin covers the entire 230-year span of manned flight in all types of aircraft through war and peace. Balloons, blimps, biplanes, jets, and spaceships have all suffered mishaps over the years. Don't miss the mystery, adventure, intrigue, and a sprinkling of the supernatural and extraterrestrial in Flights of No Return. 256 pages Author Steven A. Ruffin
1,000 photos, maps, and illustrations bring the war in the Pacific to life. 272 pages.
Tells the story of WWII's unsung heroines-the Curtiss-Wright Aeronautical Engineering Cadettes. These 918 young women receiving training at seven top notch univerisitires and then filled the shoes of the many Curtiss Wright Airplane company engineers who had been called to war.
Barnstormer, WWII fighter, test pilot, aerobatic genius. Bob Hoover's career spans the history of American aviation and now he tells his amazing story that made his life an extraordinary adventure.
Lauren Kessler tells the story of a high-spirited, headstrong woman; Florence "Pancho" Barnes who was proud of her successes, unabashed by her failures, and the architect of her own legend.
Covers 34 WWI aviation films from 1927 - 2006.
219 pages. Author Bruce W. Orriss.
Longtime welding instructor Todd Bridigum describes various tools and types of metals, as well as techniques and types of joints. Also discusses gas, stick, wire-feed (MIG and TIG) and even brazing.
Now, for the first time, here is his life story — modest, revealing, and candid as only Doolittle himself can tell it.
Next to flying aerobatically themselves, this book is the closest pilots can get to the advanced aerobatics experience. 235 pages.
This book contains over 450 pages and diagrams of aerobatic techniques from the very first steps to full, world-class, Unlimited figures.
A common sense treatment of many of the questions left unanswered during flight training, in one easy-to-read book. Paperback. 221 pages.
Based on research data on general aviation pilots and small single engine aircraft, Facts About Spins, Second Edition goes beyond the scientific, providing important insight into the human elements of the spin. 140 pages.
Written by Bill Thomas, one of the world’s most experienced aerobatic instructors. 157 pages.
Written by Bill Thomas for the aerobatic pilot who would like to fly in competition or for the current competitor who wants better scores. 190 pages.
A collection of technical safety articles previously published in Sport Aerobatics magazine.
A collection of technical safety articles previously published in Sport Aerobatics magazine.
Intermediate Aerobatics has been developed over a thirty-year period with the goal of providing a continuing education in the art and pleasures of aerobatic flight. It is part II in a series. 81 pages.
448 pages. Author Gregory G. Fletcher.
This book chronicles the star’s long journey to become a bomber pilot in combat.
This book covers arrangement of landing gear, the ground loop, tires, wheels, brakes, loads and deflections, main gears, nose gears, tail gears and more.
A step-by-step description of the PL-1 and PL-2 preliminary designs; the reasoning behind each feature, with no high math.
This book encourages thought and eye/hand coordination as the flaps are lifted
The book explains in detail why engine and propeller TBOs and most other manufacturer-prescribed maintenance intervals should be disregarded. 112 pages.
Moldless Composite: Sandwich Aircraft Construction
A 27 page spiral bound by author Burt Rutan.
A story about Ostynn, who lives with his head stuck in the ground until he discovers there is more to life. 45 pages.
Kit Plane Building Inspired Cartoons by Robert "Robrucha" Chambers.
The carrier aviators who avenged Pearl Harbor at the Battle of Midway. 448 pages.
Who were the favorite mechanic’s of Orville and Wilbur Wright, Amelia Earhart and Tom Benoist? Who were the Navy’s first aircraft mechanics? Learn the answers to these questions with vintage photos, ads, and drawings.
Gives a different perspective on iconic aircraft throughout aviation history. Includes 50 easy to build models. 118 pages.
Powering Your Plane: Installing a Lycoming-type Engine in Your Experimental Amateur-Built Airplane by Dave Prizio.
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Primary Aerobatics was developed over a twenty-year period with the goal of providing a solid introduction to the art and pleasure of aerobatic flight. 87 pages.
Climb into the cockpit of various aircraft with Richard Scarry.
Teaches you Planning, Getting Started, Reading Drawings, Sheet Metal Tools, Working with Aluminum, Aircraft Fasteners & Safetying.
The true story of pilot Howard Snyder and the crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth. 376 pages.
A 497 page paperback book by Author John Schwaner.
The book is designed to tempt you to explore the wonderful world of aerobatic flight. 160 pages.
A guide and reference manual for aerobatic instructors and students. 41 pages.
This bok combines 100 years of light airplane research with practical knowledge about the post-stall environment into one of the most comprehensive guides to Stall/Spin Awareness available. 497 pages.
Live through the history of how Texas became one of the most aviation-friendly states in America. 312 pages.
A fictional story taking you into 1964 Vietnam as the war starts to escalate. 464 pages.
Designed to serve as a reference guide for flyers enrolled in introductory aerobatics courses, this manual emphasizes airspeeds and techniques recommended for the Cessna Aerobat but the described maneuvers may be performed in other aerobatics - certified airplanes. 103 pages.
The extraordinary combat experience of P-51 Mustang pilots during WWII. 256 pages.
A 98 page paperback book by Author John Schwaner.
208 pages. Author Robert F. Wearley
A highly-detailed history of the first, and arguably the best ever, Army troop carrier squadron in the South Pacific. 800 pages.
Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright. 336 pages Author David McCullough
Hans-Joachim Marseille, Germany’s greatest fighter pilot of World War II, had an inauspicious beginning. The previously undisciplined and unruly Marseille had become a leader among the pilots.
320 pages. Author Don Barnes.
"Bud" Anderson is a World War II Triple Ace who flew the P-51 Mustang Old Crow. Anderson's accounts of the joys and dangers of flying, and the very special skills it demands. It is the story of a boy who grew up living his dream.
The complete story of John Gillespie Magee, Jr., author of "High Flight". 372 pages.
Staff Sgt. Doug Ward; a Ball Turret Gunner tells the story of personal accounts of the mortal dangers that he and his friends faced as bomber crews in WWII.
History of Marines fighter squadrons in WWII and their dogfights. 304 pages.
During World War II, Los Angeles was the ultimate boom town. By the end of the war, the L.A. area had produced 17 percent of all of America's war needs. North American Aviation, Inc. (NAA), operating out of their main Inglewood, California, plant, which is south of and adjacent to the city, was a key player in that work. 224 pages Author Jon M. Fredrickson.
Explore the wonderful world of flying machines and take a trip... Way Up High! 38 pages.
The retelling of Orville and Wilbur's famous flight. 192 pages. For ages eight to fourteen.
Relive and learn about the factory workers, lumberjacks, pilots, and innovative thinkers of the U.S. Forest Products Laboratory who helped win a world war with paper, wood, and glue. 288 pages.
Twenty-six inspiring stories of women from various countries during WWII. 272 pages.
Great resource on building and repairing
The Story of General Chuck Yeager, the greatest test pilot of them all, the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound. Author Chuck Yeager