Her Last Flight

Her Last FlightIn 1947, photographer and war correspondent Janey Everett arrives at a remote surfing village on the Hawaiian island of Kauai to research a planned biography of forgotten aviation pioneer Sam Mallory, who joined the loyalist forces in the Spanish Civil War and never returned Obsessed with Sam s fat

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The Flight Girls

The Flight GirlsA stunning story about the Women Airforce Service Pilots whose courage during World War II turned ordinary women into extraordinary heroes n n1941 Audrey Coltrane has always wanted to fly It s why she implored her father to teach her at the little airfield back home in Texas It s why she signed up

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Tailspin

Tailspin1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown returns with a potent fusion of tantalizing suspense and romance, in a thriller about a reckless pilot caught in a race against time n nRye Mallett, a fearless freight dog pilot charged with flying cargo to far flung locations, is often rough spo

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Circling the Sun

Circling the SunBrought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl Markham is raised by both her father and the native Kipsigis tribe who share his estate Her unconventional upbringing transforms Beryl into a bold young woman with a fierce love of all things wild and an inherent under

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Passenger 19 (Jammer Davis, #3)

Passenger 19 (Jammer Davis, #3)Jammer Davis has spent most of his life investigating aircraft accidents When a small regional jet disappears over the jungles of Colombia, it is a tragedy like dozens of others he has seen but for one terrible detail his young daughter, who was enroute to a semester abroad in South America, is lis

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The Crew: The Story of a Lancaster Bomber Crew

The Crew: The Story of a Lancaster Bomber CrewA moving tribute to the sacrifice and bravery of the fliers of RAF Bomber Command The Crew, based on interviews with Ken Cook, the crew s sole surviving member, recounts the wartime exploits of the members of an Avro Lancaster crew between 1942 and the war s end Glou

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The Spitfire Girls

The Spitfire Girlsn Three skilled aviators determined to help win the war Three brave women who know their place is not at home nAt the height of World War II, the British Air Transport Auxiliary need help A group of young women volunteer for action, but the perils of their new job don t end on the tarmac Things

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The Wright Brothers

The Wright BrothersLibrarian s note An alternate cover edition can be found here n nTwo 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.On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of Nor

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Flight or Fright: 17 Turbulent Tales

Flight or Fright: 17 Turbulent TalesFasten your seatbelts for an anthology of turbulent tales curated by Stephen King and Bev Vincent This exciting new anthology, perfect for airport or airplane reading, includes an original introduction and story notes for each story by Stephen King, along with brand new stories from Stephen King an

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The Wright Brothers

The Wright BrothersLibrarian s note An alternate cover edition can be found here n nTwo 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.On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of Nor

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Fate Is the Hunter

Fate Is the HunterErnest K Gann s classic pilot s memoir is an up close and thrilling account of the treacherous early days of commercial aviation Few writers have ever drawn readers so intimately into the shielded sanctum of the cockpit, and it is hear that Mr Gann is truly the artist The New York Times Book R

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Wind, Sand and Stars

Wind, Sand and StarsRecipient of the Grand Prix of the Acad mie Fran aise, Wind, Sand and Stars captures the grandeur, danger, and isolation of flight Its exciting account of air adventure, combined with lyrical prose and the spirit of a philosopher, makes it one of the most popular works ever written about flying Tr

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