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Captured Eagles: Secrets of the Luftwaffe
Captured Eagles: Secrets of the Luftwaffe
Written by Frederick A. Johnsen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782003687
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Captured Eagles: Secrets of the Luftwaffe

Written by Frederick A. Johnsen


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $25.95

In Captured Eagles, Frederick A. Johnsen lays bare the once secret history of the American effort to understand and counter the Luftwaffe before and during World War II, and afterward to seize and exploit German technological advances in everything from jet fighters and bombers to ballistic missiles.

Even before World War II... Read more >
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Captured Eagles: Secrets of the Luftwaffe

Written by Frederick A. Johnsen


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $9.99

In Captured Eagles, Frederick A. Johnsen lays bare the once secret history of the American effort to understand and counter the Luftwaffe before and during World War II, and afterward to seize and exploit German technological advances in everything from jet fighters and bombers to ballistic missiles.

Even before World War II... Read more >
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Falling Upwards
Falling Upwards
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307742322
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Falling Upwards
How We Took to the Air: An Unconventional History of Ballooning
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.95

**Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**
**The New Republic Best Books of 2013**
**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**

In a dazzling fusion of history, art, science, and biography, Falling Upwards resurrects the daring men and women who first risked their lives to take to the air in balloons.

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The Fearless Flier's Handbook
The Fearless Flier's Handbook
Written by Debbie Seaman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307815354
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The Fearless Flier's Handbook
The Internationally Recognized Method for Overcoming the Fear of Flying
Written by Debbie Seaman


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2014
Price: $11.99

As many as one in five people is afraid of flying. For some, the fear is so paralyzing that they have never boarded a plane. For others, flying is a necessary evil-they'll do it because they have to, but it's torture. They white-knuckle their way through the flights they have to... Read more >
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US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II
US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II
Written by Barrett Tillman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782004103
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US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II

Written by Barrett Tillman


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $25.95

The classic 1951 movie Flying Leathernecks starring John Wayne immortalized the USMC pilots who had fought in the skies over Guadalcanal and the Solomons.

The US Marine Corps has a long and proud heritage of aviation excellence, celebrating its centenary in 2012. While "flying leathernecks" made their mark in both world... Read more >
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US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II

Written by Barrett Tillman


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $25.95

The classic 1951 movie Flying Leathernecks starring John Wayne immortalized the USMC pilots who had fought in the skies over Guadalcanal and the Solomons.

The US Marine Corps has a long and proud heritage of aviation excellence, celebrating its centenary in 2012. While "flying leathernecks" made their mark in both world... Read more >
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Birdmen
Birdmen
Written by Lawrence Goldstone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345538031
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Birdmen
The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies
Written by Lawrence Goldstone


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $28.00

From acclaimed historian Lawrence Goldstone comes a thrilling narrative of courage, determination, and competition: the story of the intense rivalry that fueled the rise of American aviation.
 
The feud between this nation’s great air pioneers, the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss, was a collision of unyielding and profoundly American... Read more >
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Birdmen
Birdmen
Written by Lawrence Goldstone
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345538048
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Birdmen
The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies
Written by Lawrence Goldstone


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $13.99

From acclaimed historian Lawrence Goldstone comes a thrilling narrative of courage, determination, and competition: the story of the intense rivalry that fueled the rise of American aviation.
 
The feud between this nation’s great air pioneers, the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss, was a collision of unyielding and profoundly American... Read more >
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Bradshaw's International Air Guide, 1934
Bradshaw's International Air Guide, 1934
Written by George Bradshaw
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402578
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Bradshaw's International Air Guide, 1934

Written by George Bradshaw


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $15.95

First published in 1934, this facsimile reproduction captures air travel's exhilarating golden age when ordinary citizens took to the skies and the Bradshaw guides were the most popular handbooks of the day in planning trips in Great Britain by airplane. It includes information on international airports, passenger fares, timetables and features... Read more >
The Aviators
The Aviators
Written by Winston Groom
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426211560
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The Aviators
Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight
Written by Winston Groom


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $30.00

Written by gifted storyteller Winston Groom (author of Forrest Gump), The Aviators tells the saga of three extraordinary aviators--Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle--and how they redefine heroism through their genius, daring, and uncommon courage.
 
This is the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes who defined aviation during the great... Read more >
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The Aviators
Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight
Written by Winston Groom


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $30.00

Written by gifted storyteller Winston Groom (author of Forrest Gump), The Aviators tells the saga of three extraordinary aviators--Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle--and how they redefine heroism through their genius, daring, and uncommon courage.
 
This is the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes who defined aviation during the great age of flight. These... Read more >
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Falling Upwards
Falling Upwards
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307379665
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Falling Upwards
How We Took to the Air
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $35.00

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**
**Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**
**The New Republic Best Books of 2013**

In this heart-lifting chronicle, Richard Holmes, author of the best-selling The Age of Wonder, follows the pioneer generation of balloon aeronauts, the daring and enigmatic men and women who risked their lives... Read more >
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Falling Upwards
Falling Upwards
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908704
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Falling Upwards
How We Took to the Air
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $13.99

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**
**Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**
**The New Republic Best Books of 2013**

In this heart-lifting chronicle, Richard Holmes, author of the best-selling The Age of Wonder, follows the pioneer generation of balloon aeronauts, the daring and enigmatic men and women who risked their lives... Read more >
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The British Airman of the Second World War
The British Airman of the Second World War
Written by Stuart Hadaway
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812227
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The British Airman of the Second World War

Written by Stuart Hadaway


Format: Trade Paperback, 70 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

This title will provide an introduction to the extraordinary range of conditions and challenges experienced by British airmen during the Second World War. The airman of the Royal Air Force served in every corner of the globe during this conflict, operating over oceans and deserts, jungles and cities. Rather than take... Read more >
The Golden Age of Air Travel
The Golden Age of Air Travel
Written by Nina Hadaway
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812234
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The Golden Age of Air Travel

Written by Nina Hadaway


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

Air travel has always held a strong allure for many. Today, low-cost, no-frill airlines enable lots of people to fly easily and to visit different countries around the world. For much of its history, however, air travel was only available to the wealthy. This book explores the golden age of air... Read more >
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The Golden Age of Air Travel

Written by Nina Hadaway


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

Air travel has always held a strong allure for many. Today, low-cost, no-frill airlines enable lots of people to fly easily and to visit different countries around the world. For much of its history, however, air travel was only available to the wealthy. This book explores the golden age of air... Read more >
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The Nation's Hangar
Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian
Written by Robert F. Van Der Linden
Photographed by Dane Penland


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $29.95

The Nation's Hangar: Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian offers a fascinating textual and visual history of civilian, military, and commercial aviation from the earliest balloon flights to today's most advanced aircraft.

The Nation's Hangar charts the awe-inspiring history of flight around the world. F. Robert Van Der Linden, a Smithsonian curator... Read more >
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China Airborne
China Airborne
Written by James Fallows
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907400
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China Airborne

Written by James Fallows


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $11.99

More than two-thirds of the new airports under construction today are being built in China. Chinese airlines expect to triple their fleet size over the next decade and will account for the fastest-growing market for Boeing and Airbus. But the Chinese are determined to be more than customers. In 2011, China...

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China's Wings
China's Wings
Written by Gregory Crouch
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553804270
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China's Wings
War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom During the Golden Age of Flight
Written by Gregory Crouch


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $30.00

From the acclaimed author of Enduring Patagonia comes a dazzling tale of aerial adventure set against the roiling backdrop of war in Asia. The incredible real-life saga of the flying band of brothers who opened the skies over China in the years leading up to World War II—and boldly safeguarded them... Read more >
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China's Wings
China's Wings
Written by Gregory Crouch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345532350
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China's Wings
War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom During the Golden Age of Flight
Written by Gregory Crouch


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $17.99

From the acclaimed author of Enduring Patagonia comes a dazzling tale of aerial adventure set against the roiling backdrop of war in Asia. The incredible real-life saga of the flying band of brothers who opened the skies over China in the years leading up to World War II—and boldly safeguarded them... Read more >
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The Nation's Hangar
The Nation's Hangar
Written by Robert F. Van Der Linden, Photographed by Dane Penland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588343161
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The Nation's Hangar
Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian
Written by Robert F. Van Der Linden
Photographed by Dane Penland


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $29.95

The Nation's Hangar: Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian offers a fascinating textual and visual history of civilian, military, and commercial aviation from the earliest balloon flights to today's most advanced aircraft.

The Nation's Hangar charts the awe-inspiring history of flight around the world. F. Robert Van Der Linden, a Smithsonian curator... Read more >
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The Concorde Story
The Concorde Story
Written by Christopher Orlebar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849081634
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The Concorde Story
Seventh Edition
Written by Christopher Orlebar


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $35.00

This fully revised edition of The Concorde Story, published to coincide with the anniversary of the aircraft's first landing at Heathrow, is a complete history of Concorde. When commercial air services were launched in 1976, Concorde was hailed as one of the wonders of the technological world.

Lavishly illustrated throughout, this... Read more >
US Multi-Role Fighter Jets
US Multi-Role Fighter Jets
Written by Steve Davies
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849082204
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US Multi-Role Fighter Jets

Written by Steve Davies


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $35.00

Steve Davies, military aviation photographer and critically acclaimed author of Red Eagles, is back with a new photo-essay on American's cutting-edge fighter fleet. Davies examines the F/A-18C/D/E/F Super Hornet, F-15E Strike Eagle, F-16CG/F-16CJ, F-22A Raptor, and the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, taking readers on a complete behinds-the-scenes tour of these fearsome... Read more >
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Afterword by John R. Dailey, Edited by Michael J. Neufeld and Alex M. Spencer, Foreword by John Glenn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426206535
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
An Autobiography
Afterword by John R. Dailey
Edited by Michael J. Neufeld and Alex M. Spencer
Foreword by John Glenn


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $40.00

Designed to convey the awe of a visitor first walking into the world's largest showplace of aviation history, this Autobiography headlines the incredible collections, both on view and behind the scenes, of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The official story and insiders' tales of the museum are shared by... Read more >
A Week at the Airport
A Week at the Airport
Written by Alain De Botton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307739674
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A Week at the Airport

Written by Alain De Botton


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $15.00

From the bestselling author of The Art of Travel comes a wittily intriguing exploration of the strange "non-place" that he believes is the imaginative center of our civilization.

Given unprecedented access to one of the world’s busiest airports as a “writer-in-residence,” Alain de Botton found it to be a showcase for many... Read more >
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