Jet Pioneer

Author: Carl G. Schneider
ISBN: 9780998922201
Size: 21.10 MB
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Jet Pioneer: A Fighter Pilot's Memoir is the remarkable story of Major General Carl G. Schneider's thirty-two year U.S. Air Force career.

Fighter Pilot

Author: Christina Olds
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9780312569518
Size: 40.57 MB
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To his P-38 and P-51 wartime squadrons in WWII he was the aggressive fighter pilot who made double ace and became their commander in nine short months.


Author: Howard C. “Scrappy” Johnson
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786454983
Size: 62.44 MB
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Written with panache, this work records the bigger-than-life adventures of one of America’s finest.

Mission To Mach 2

Author: Robert Earl Haney
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786484713
Size: 18.75 MB
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This engaging memoir relates the life story of a famed pilot who flew supersonic jets for the United States Air Force during the Cold War through Vietnam and beyond.

A Wasp Among Eagles

Author: Ann Carl
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
ISBN: 1588343413
Size: 54.89 MB
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A WASP among Eagles is the first-person story of how Baumgartner learned to fly, trained as a WASP, and became one of the earliest jet-age pioneers.

Tanker Pilot

Author: Mark Hasara
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501181661
Size: 77.33 MB
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"A military memoir with ... stories and moral lessons for people on the battlefield, in boardrooms, or in their everyday lives, by a veteran air-refueling expert, with a foreword by Rush Limbaugh"--Provided by publisher.

The First Jet Pilot

Author: Lutz Warsitz
Publisher: Pen & Sword
Size: 66.64 MB
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He repeatedly risked his life extending the frontiers of aviation in speed, altitude and technology and survived many life-threatening incidents.This book is written by Erich's son who has used his father's copious notes and log books that ...

Pan Am Pioneer

Author: Sanford B. Kauffman
Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
ISBN: 9780896723573
Size: 48.52 MB
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A Manager's Memoir from Seaplane Clippers to Jumbo Jets Sanford B. Kauffman
George E. Hopkins. When the Air Corps finally militarized the airline, they offered
commissions to all, both ground personnel and the pilots, if they would stay with
the airline. They had a choice of taking a commission and staying in the military,
or not. All but one of those young fellows that I got from Yale to manage the
airports signed up and took commissions, but most of the Pan Am pilots,
including the ...

Vietnam Saga

Author: Jr Stan Corvin
ISBN: 9780998922232
Size: 27.53 MB
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Vietnam Saga is a very personal story of Stan Corvin's often perilous times in the U.S. Army as a two tour combat helicopter pilot in Vietnam.

Pushing The Envelope

Author: Marion Carl
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 1612515487
Size: 27.20 MB
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In peacetime he gamed fame for "pushing the envelope" as a test pilot, adding the world's altitude and peace records to his wartime feats and becoming the first U.S. military aviator to wear a full pressure suit.