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The Wright Brothers
McCullough, David
(Hardcover)

64% off list price of $30.00

Two-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 North Carolina, two unknown brothers from Ohio changed history. ...


The Wright Brothers
McCullough, David
(Paperback)

61% off list price of $17.00

The #1 New York Times bestseller from David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize - 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 North Carolina, two brothers...


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

83% off list price of $28.99

Speed. In 1947, it represented the difference between victory and annihilation.After Hiroshima, the ability to deliver a nuclear device to its target faster than one’s enemy became the singular obsession of American war planners. And so, in the earliest days of the Cold War, a highly classified p...


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

75% off list price of $28.99

Speed. In 1947, it represented the difference between victory and annihilation.After Hiroshima, the ability to deliver a nuclear device to its target faster than one’s enemy became the singular obsession of American war planners. And so, in the earliest days of the Cold War, a highly classified p...


Lords of the Sky: Fighter Pilots and Air Combat, from the Red Baron to the F-16
Hampton, Dan
(Paperback)

67% off list price of $16.99

Lords of the Sky is a thrilling history of the fighter pilot, masterfully written by one of the most decorated aviators in American history. A twenty-year USAF veteran who flew more than 150 combat missions and received four Distinguished Flying Crosses, Lt. Colonel Dan Hampton draws on his singu...


Sully: My Search for What Really Matters
Sullenberger, Chesley B.
(Paperback)

79% off list price of $15.99

Previously published as Highest DutyOn January 15, 2009, the world witnessed one of the most remarkable emergency landings in aviation history when Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger skillfully glided US Airways Flight 1549 onto the surface of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboar...


The Crash Detectives: Investigating the World's Most Mysterious Air Disasters
Negroni, Christine
(Paperback)

64% off list price of $17.00

In The Crash Detectives, veteran aviation journalist and air safety investigator Christine Negroni takes us inside crash investigations from the early days of the jet age to the present, including the search for answers about what happened to the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. As Negroni d...


The Crash Detectives: Investigating the World's Most Mysterious Air Disasters
Negroni, Christine
(Paperback)

77% off list price of $17.00

In The Crash Detectives, veteran aviation journalist and air safety investigator Christine Negroni takes us inside crash investigations from the early days of the jet age to the present, including the search for answers about what happened to the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. As Negroni d...


Sully: The Untold Story Behind the Miracle on the Hudson
Sullenberger, Chesley B., III
(Pocket Books)

67% off list price of $9.99

On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed a remarkable emergency landing when Captain "Sully" Sullenberger skillfully glided US Airways Flight 1549 onto the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew. His cool actions not only averted tragedy but made him a hero and an inspirati...


Kangaroo Squadron: American Courage in the Darkest Days of World War II
Gamble, Bruce
(Hardcover)

68% off list price of $28.00

In early 1942, while the American military was still in disarray from the devastating attacks on Pearl Harbor and the Philippines, a single U.S. Army squadron advanced to the far side of the world to face America's new enemy.Based in Australia with inadequate supplies and no ground support, the s...


Kangaroo Squadron: American Courage in the Darkest Days of World War II
Gamble, Bruce
(Hardcover)

76% off list price of $28.00

In early 1942, while the American military was still in disarray from the devastating attacks on Pearl Harbor and the Philippines, a single U.S. Army squadron advanced to the far side of the world to face America's new enemy.Based in Australia with inadequate supplies and no ground support, the s...


The Dream Machine: The Untold History of the Notorious V-22 Osprey
Whittle, Richard
(Paperback)

69% off list price of $18.00

When the marines decided to buy a helicopter-airplane hybrid "tiltrotor" called the V-22 Osprey, they saw it as their dream machine. The tiltrotor was the aviation equivalent of finding the Northwest Passage: an aircraft able to take off, land, and hover with the agility of a helicopter yet fly a...


Deadly Sky: The American Combat Airman in World War II
McManus, John C.
(Paperback)

79% off list price of $16.00

This insightful chronicle takes readers inside the experiences of America’s fighter pilots and bomber crews, an incredible assortment of men who, in nearly four years of warfare all over the globe, suffered over 120,000 casualties with over 40,000 killed. Their stories span the earth into every c...


Deadly Sky: The American Combat Airman in World War II
McManus, John C.
(Paperback)

65% off list price of $16.00

This insightful chronicle takes readers inside the experiences of America’s fighter pilots and bomber crews, an incredible assortment of men who, in nearly four years of warfare all over the globe, suffered over 120,000 casualties with over 40,000 killed. Their stories span the earth into every c...


The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing
Hampton, Dan
(Hardcover)

70% off list price of $28.99

On the rainy morning of May 20, 1927, a little-known American pilot named Charles A. Lindbergh climbed into his single-engine monoplane, Spirit of St. Louis, and prepared to take off from a small airfield on Long Island, New York. Despite his inexperience - the twenty-five-year-old Lindbergh had ...


The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing
Hampton, Dan
(Hardcover)

77% off list price of $28.99

On the rainy morning of May 20, 1927, a little-known American pilot named Charles A. Lindbergh climbed into his single-engine monoplane, Spirit of St. Louis, and prepared to take off from a small airfield on Long Island, New York. Despite his inexperience - the twenty-five-year-old Lindbergh had ...


In the Cockpit II: Inside History-Making Aircraft of World War II
National Air And Space Museum
(Hardcover)

60% off list price of $26.99

Provides close-up access to the instrument panels, controls, and crew stations of 34 legendary World War II aircraft in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's impressive collection. Using a high-end digital camera with a wide-angle lens and complex shooting techniques that combine digit...


Air Force One: The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. Presidency
Veronico, Nicholas A
(Hardcover)

69% off list price of $35.00

The presidential plane wasn't always known as Air Force One. The first potential presidential plane was a transport version of the four-engine B-24 Liberator heavy bomber specially modified for FDR and named Guess Where II . Later presidential aircraft included the Dixie Clipper and Sacred Cow (F...


Concorde Pocket Manual
Johnstone-Bryden, Richard (Introduction)
(Hardcover)

60% off list price of $15.00

First flown in 1969, Concorde was the first supersonic aircraft to go into commercial service in 1976 and made her final flight in 2003. She was operated primarily by British Airways and Air France. British Airways' Concordes made just under 50,000 flights and flew more than 2.5 million passenger...


Finding Amelia: The True Story of the Earhart Disappearance
Gillespie, Ric
(Paperback)

60% off list price of $21.95

In the seventy years since the disappearance of Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan during a flight over the Central Pacific, their fate has remained one of history's most debated mysteries despite dozens of books offering solutions. This book is different. It draws on thousands of never...


The Airborne in World War II: An Illustrated History of America's Paratroopers in Action
Haskew, Michael E.
(Hardcover)

68% off list price of $27.99

Provides detailed accounts of the actions of the 11th, 13th, 17th, 82nd, and 101st Airborne Divisions.Features every major airborne combat operation, including the invasion of North Africa (November 1942), Sicily and Italy (July 1943), D-Day (June 1944), Operation Market Garden (September 1944), ...


Concorde
Orlebar, Christopher
(Hardcover)

67% off list price of $12.00

When commercial air services were launched in 1976, Concorde was hailed as one of the wonders of the technological world. Flying at speeds in excess of Mach 2, she was the only commercial airliner ever developed that could maintain twice the speed of sound for periods of over two hours. This is ...


The Lost Pilots: The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple
Mead, Corey
(Hardcover)

82% off list price of $27.99

Corey Mead's The Lost Pilots is the saga of two star crossed pilots who soar to the greatest heights of fame, tailspin into scandal and crime, and go the ultimate lengths for a chance at redemption . . . During the height of the roaring twenties, Jessie Miller longs for adventure. Fleeing a passi...


Dam Busters: Canadian Airmen and the Secret Raid Against Nazi Germany
Barris, Ted
(Hardcover)

78% off list price of $27.99

It was a night that changed the Second World War. The secret air raid against the hydroelectric dams of Germany’s Ruhr River took years to plan, involved an untried bomb and included the best aircrewmen RAF Bomber Command could muster - many of them Canadian. The attack marked the first time the ...


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