History
epub |eng | 1948-01-01 | Author:Rudel, Hans [Rudel, Hans]

Ju. 52 He has been informed that his colleague who has been given up for dead will shortly arrive in his birthday suit. I climb into a Ju. 52, and ...
( Category: World War II August 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-11-22 | Author:Ed Dover [Dover, Ed]

Crew members at their stations on the flight deck. From L to R: Navigator, Pilot and Co-Pilot, Radio Officer, Engineering Officer CHAPTER X EDGE OF THE WAR ZONE On the ...
( Category: History July 7,2020 )
epub |eng | 1999-03-14 | Author:Brian O'Neill

303rd Bomb Group Mission Route(s): Bremen, December 13, 1943, and December 16, 1943. (Map courtesy Waters Design Associates, Inc.) “I first met Bob Hullar when I’d been in the 427th ...
( Category: History March 25,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-03-13 | Author:Joseph J. Corn [Corn, Joseph J.]

OVER KOREA: 1952 James Salter from The Hunters James Salter (b. 1925) graduated from West Point in 1945 and joined the Air Force. While serving as an F-86 Sabrejet pilot ...
( Category: History March 14,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-12-14 | Author:Lauren Kessler [Kessler, Lauren]

13 Pancho’s Fly-Inn When the war ended and the U.S. government lifted the ban on civilian flying, Pancho quickly moved to reopen her field. But to her astonishment, her application ...
( Category: History March 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2015-08-18 | Author:Macarthur Job [Job, Macarthur]

Operational Inadequacies Fellowship services were initiated without an Air Ontario operating manual. Neither was there an approved Minimum Equipment List until some months later. Crews thus lacked standardised operational guidelines. ...
( Category: History March 4,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-05-09 | Author:Helmut Mahlke

I submitted a full report on the débâcle to our Geschwaderkommodore and requested that he take the matter up with Jafü 2, stressing the fact that this was no way ...
( Category: History March 4,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Graham Pitchfork

It was now the very height of the Mediterranean summer and midday temperatures were horribly high. We had to rig makeshift sunshades to shield the cockpits; this made them just ...
( Category: History March 1,2020 )
epub |eng | 2014-12-01 | Author:Peter L. Jakab [Jakab, Peter L.]

36. The cleverly designed lift balance used to collect accurate coefficients of lift. The model-wing surface was mounted to the top crossmember. With the fan turned on, the total aerodynamic ...
( Category: History February 18,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-04-07 | Author:Dan Hampton

PART THREE By day, or on a cloudless night, a pilot may drink the wine of the gods. —CHARLES LINDBERGH EIGHT CROSSING THE BRIDGE I’VE FINALLY BROKEN the spell of ...
( Category: History May 20,2017 )
epub |eng | | Author:Gandt, Robert

No one knew for sure how the chicken got in Al Bond’s locker. But there it was one day, when Chicken Man came to the crew lounge and opened his ...
( Category: History March 22,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-09-12 | Author:Christine Negroni

Deflection The single aisle Boeing 737, introduced in 1968, is Boeing’s best-selling airliner and has flown in nine different versions. On March 3, 1991, a United Airlines 737 crashed preparing ...
( Category: History March 1,2017 )
epub |eng | 2015-08-30 | Author:Sally Armstrong

The captain wanted to stay as close to the Red Arrows as aviation law would permit. He also wanted to show Concorde off to the crowds below. Not to be ...
( Category: Commercial July 23,2016 )
epub |eng | 2016-05-22 | Author:Jack Cashill

Chapter: FOURTEEN MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON In late November 2002, I was strolling the concrete banks of Brush Creek, a channelized waterway that runs through the heart of Kansas ...
( Category: History July 8,2016 )
epub, azw3, mobi |eng | 2013-11-15 | Author:Robert F. Dorr [Dorr, Robert F.]

September 8, 1944 Minus Ernst Heinkel himself, the company bearing his name wanted a second chance—following its near success with the Heinkel He 280—to get an operational jet into service. ...
( Category: History May 6,2016 )