Aviation History

The history of aviation has extended over more than two thousand years, from the earliest forms of aviation, kites and attempts at tower jumping, to supersonic, and hypersonic flight by powered, heavier-than-air jets.

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A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II
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Wings on My Sleeve: The World's Greatest Test Pilot tells his story
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Yeager: An Autobiography
The Right Stuff
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Spitfires, Thunderbolts, and Warm Beer: An American Fighter Pilot Over Europe
Wings: A History of Aviation from Kites to the Space Age

Hank Bracker
After January 1, 1959, the Castro Revolution changed the way business was done in Cuba. Abruptly, supplies for Cubana were no longer available, most routes were altered or suspended, and many of the pilots deserted their jobs or were exiled. In May of 1960, the new Castro administration merged all of the existing Cuban airlines and nationalized them under a drastically restructured Cubana management. At the time, many of Cubana’s experienced personnel took advantage of their foreign connections, ...more
Captain Hank Bracker, "The Exciting Story of Cuba"

Carol Fiore
People who aren't afraid to live aren't afraid to die. ...more
Carol Fiore, Flight through Fire

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