Keywords: aviation

The Black Scorpion Pilot

The Black Scorpion Pilot


Lawrence A Colby

ISBN: 9781541285835
Year of publication: 2018

Lawrence A. Colby The Black Scorpion Pilot DEDICATION For my family, who said it could be done A portion of the proceeds from The Ford Stevens Military-Aviation Thriller Series will go to these two great veteran organizations: Team Rubicon Global www.teamrubiconglobal.org Team Rubicon Global provides veterans around the world with opportunities to serve others in the wake of disasters. Learn how you can support our efforts to build a global veteran community that provides assistance to disaster ...

Keywords: Aviation Black Jets China History Military Military Aviation Military Thriller Technothriller Thriller World
Fight Fight

Fight Fight


Kevin Miller

ISBN: 9781640620599
Year of publication: 2018

Kevin Miller Fight Fight DEDICATION Dedicated to: LCDR Wallace T. Miller, CEC, USNR CAPT Robert K. Miller, CEC USN Ret. Capt. Edward R. Browne, USMC Who fought for freedom in and around the South China Sea ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Youve given yourself a knotty problem. So said my understated friend and former squadronmate Admiral Pat Walsh, a former Pacific Fleet Commander, who went on to impart his pol-mil insight and regional history into the fascinating and dangerous part of the world known as the ...

Keywords: Action Aviation Military Thriller Technothriller Thriller
Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It

Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It


Dan Hampton

ISBN: 9780062688743
Year of publication: 2018

Dan Hampton Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It Dedication For Colonel Ken K. O. Chilstrom and his 114 fallen brothers-in-arms Prologue It looked like a crucified man. Stark and lonely, the little aircraft hung in the chill morning air of March 1, 1945, pointed skyward on a seventy-nine-foot latticed launcher. Its stubby wings, nearly twelve feet across, gave a peculiar, truncated appearance compared to the ...

Keywords: Aerodynamics Aviation Biography History Mechanics Military History Non-Fiction Science Sound Barrier Supersonic Transportation
Skyhook

Skyhook


John J Nance

ISBN: 9781504027991
Year of publication: 2016

John J. Nance Skyhook Dedication To all of the members of the James L. Noel Clan My Extended Family The Honorable Judge James L. Noel, Jr., U.S. District Judge 19091997, Uncle Jim Virginia Grubbs Noel, Esq. 19172000, Aunt Jenny And My Honored Cousins and Cousins-in-Law James L. Noel III Melinda Caldwell Noel Carol Noel King, Esq. J. Stephen King, Esq. Edmund Orr Noel Patrice Oden Noel William D. Noel, Esq. Barbara Wick Noel Robert C. Noel, Esq. Deanne Moore Noel, Esq. ONE MONDAY EVENING ...

Keywords: Aviation Fiction Military Secret Weapon Suspense Technological Technothriller Thriller
Lockout

Lockout


John J Nance

ISBN: 9781942266600
Year of publication: 2016

John J. Nance LOCKOUT New York Times Bestseller To Kathleen, with endless love and appreciation Praise for John J. Nances Lockout John Nance has added another intriguing volume to his body of work. This fascinating story of technology gone awry, rich with accurate detail, satisfies and terrifies as it takes the reader on a wild ride through the night sky on an airliner no one on board can control. Captain Sully Sullenberger, author of 1 New York Times Bestseller SULLY, and MAKING A DIFFERENCE: ...

Keywords: aviation
16 Souls

16 Souls


John J Nance

ISBN: 978194729013
Year of publication: 2017

New York Times Bestselling Author John J. Nance 16 SOULS Acknowledgements As always, this work required my reliance on a cadre of people for help from the technical to the lyrical. First and foremost, of course, is Kathleen Bartholomew, without whose love and support and editing, Martys story would not have seen print. I am very appreciative of the contributions and encouragement of two of the earliest fans and progenitors of this story, Bianca and Dave Vanderwal. I also greatly appreciate the ...

Keywords: aviation
Gone to Russia to Fight

Gone to Russia to Fight


John T Smith

ISBN: 9781848688919
Year of publication: 2013

John T. Smith GONE TO RUSSIA TO FIGHT THE RAF IN SOUTH RUSSIA 19181920 By the same author: Rolling Thunder The Linebacker Raids Detail of picture here. MAPS Map One: The area of operations for Dunsterforce Map Two: The area around Tsaritsin Map Three: The area of operations for 47 Squadron Map Four: Fort Alexandrovsk harbour ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Most of the information about the RAF in south Russia is contained in the National Archives at Kew. The staff at Kew are never less than helpful and ...

Keywords: Aviation HISTORY Military World War I
Declared Hostile

Declared Hostile


Kevin Miller

ISBN: 9781939398734
Year of publication: 2016

Kevin Miller Declared Hostile To my mother, Margaret, who taught us how to forgive, and how to be forgiven ACKNOWLEDGMENTS No sooner was Raven One published when both my editor and publisher said I needed to write another one. The warm reception my first novel has received is gratifying, and Im told readers appreciate the authenticity of the action and especially the inside politics of squadron life with real people, all of them flawed, as all of us are. Declared Hostile will also pull back the ...

Keywords: Action Aviation Military Thriller Thriller
Raven One

Raven One


Kevin Miller

ISBN: 9781939398222
Year of publication: 2014

Kevin Miller Raven One To Terry, who once had the toughest job in the Navy ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Not long after I retired from the Navy, my friend Captain Dave Wooten suggested I write a book. Though flattered I demurred, claiming that my career experience and war stories were not particularly noteworthy in comparison to several of my friends. He said, No, you have stories. He was right I do have some stories, and memories. My goal in writing Raven One is to answer the question I have often been ...

Keywords: Action Aviation Military Thriller Thriller
Delta Green

Delta Green


William H Lovejoy

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

William H. Lovejoy Delta Green This one is for my son, the new graduate, David Lovejoy Chapter One DELTA BLUE Mach two-zero, jefe. Im still with you, Tiger McKenna said, his eyes performing the automatic cockpit scan. The digital numbers reported the angle of attack at the correct forty degrees, so he figured that, once again, hed let the computer play commander of the craft. As a pilot who had flown anything from Stearman bipes to F-16 Fighting Falcons and loved them all, the most difficult ...

Keywords: Aviation Military Military Thriller Terrorism Thrillers War
Apache over Libya

Apache over Libya


Will Laidlaw

ISBN: 9781473867628
Year of publication: 2016

Will Laidlaw APACHE OVER LIBYA Glossary AAA Anti Aircraft Artillery, also known as Triple-A. Typically ZU-23-1 and 2, and ZPU-4, 23mm calibre weapons designed to shoot down aircraft. They have a 400 rounds per minute rate of fire, a muzzle velocity of about 1000m per second and are effective up to 4,500ft and out to 4km. They replaced the older 14.5mm ZPU-1 and 2, which have a slower approximately 150 rounds per minute rate of fire and a shorter range. These weapons were prolific in Libya and ...

Keywords: Aviation
Operation Overflight

Operation Overflight


Curt Gentry
Francis Gary Powers

ISBN: 9781574884227
Year of publication: 2004

Francis Gary Powers with Curt Gentry OPERATION OVERFLIGHT A MEMOIR OF THE U-2 INCIDENT To Sue, who provided the happy ending To the memory of Buster Eugene Edens who died in the crash of a U-2 at Edwards Air Force Base, California April 1965 FOREWORD On May 1, 1960the traditional May Day holidayan American U-2 spyplane flew high above the Soviet Union photographing strategic targets. It was the twenty-fourth U-2 mission over the USSR since the first overflight almost four years earlier. The ...

Keywords: Aviation Europe Military Science Russia and the Former Soviet Union Technology and Engineering
Highest Duty

Highest Duty


Chesley B Sullenberger
Jeffrey Zaslow

ISBN: 9780061959530
Year of publication: 2009

Captain Chesley Sully Sullenberger with Jeffrey Zaslow HIGHEST DUTY My Search for What Really Matters Highest Duty is dedicated to my wife, Lorrie, and my daughters, Kate and Kelly. You are the three most important people in my life, and I love you more than I can express in words. This book is also dedicated to the passengers and crew of Flight 1549 and to their families. We will be joined forever because of the events of January 15, 2009, in our hearts and in our minds. 1. A FLIGHT YOUD NEVER ...

Keywords: aviation
Thud Ridge

Thud Ridge


Jacksel Markham Broughton

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1969

THUD RIDGE By Colonel Jacksel Jack M. Broughton, USAF Ret. With an Introduction by Hanson W. Baldwin To Our Comrades Up North. F-105 pilots toast to the prisoners of Hanoi Authors Note This is a book about the fighting in the air over North Vietnam, and it is written in the language of the fighter pilots of the Air Force. There was no other way. Some of these words are not going to make much sense if you havent had the experience, and where that seemed to be the case I have tried to explain ...

Keywords: aviation Vietnam War