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War Hawgs: A-10s of the USAF
Stock #: 80022
Author: Don Logan

List Price: $49.95
Karen's Price: $41.95

This pictorial book is intended as both a complementary and supplementary volume to the aughor's first A-10 book, Republic’s A-10 Thunderbolt II: A Pictorial History. This book bridges the gap between 1997 and summer 2006 with 550 current action A-10 photographs and updated Squadron information, including the effect of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) 2006 on A-10 units. All twelve continental U.S. bases operating A-10s are covered, and in taking the photographs the author personally photographed ten of the bases, as well as A-10s on the Nellis AFB range complex, Bollen Range at Fort Indiantown Gap near Harrisburg Pennsylvania, Razorback Range at Fort Chaffee near Fort Smith Arkansas, and Claiborne Range at Fort Polk near Alexandria, Louisiana. The three bases outside the forty-eight contiguous United States bases – Eielson AFB in Alaska, Spangdahlem AB in Germany, and Osan AB in South Korea – are also represented. Hard Cover. war, hawgs, A-10, USAF, united states air force, squadron, nellis afb, bollen range, fort indiantown gap, harrisburg, pennsylvania, razorback range, fort chaffee, Claiborne range, fort polk, Eilson AFB, spangahlem, germany, alaska, osan, south korea more»

Subject: Aviation


Warbirds of the Sea: A History of Aircraft Carriers & Carrier-Based Aircraft
Stock #: KB10419
Author: Walter A. Musciano

List Price: $49.95
Karen's Price: $45.95

Covers the history and combat career of aircraft carriers and shipboard aircraft from their conception into the future. more»

Subject: Aviation


Warfighters 2: The Story of the U.S. Marine Corps Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1)
Stock #: KB10427
Author: Rick Llinares & Chuck Lloyd

List Price: $59.95
Karen's Price: $54.95

In this second installment in the Warfighters series, author/photographers Rich Llinares and Chuck Lloyd provide an in-depth look at the United States Marine Corps aviation organization and its specialized training unit the Marine Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1). Join the amazing AV-8B Harrier vertical short/takeoff and landing jet as it conducts close air support missions in support of Marine ground troops. Strap in to the advanced F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter on deep strike escort missions with EA-6B Prowler electronic warfare jets. Join the crews of the rugged KC-130 Hercules while they conduct demanding low altitude aerial refueling missions. In rich detailed text and spectacular full color photos the history of this amazing military organization is described along with its force structure and air wings. more»

Subject: Aviation


Warfighters: A History of the USAF Weapons School and the 57th Wing
Stock #: KB10426
Author: Rick Llinares & Chuck Lloyd

List Price: $49.95
Karen's Price: $45.95

Warfighters takes a first-hand look at how the U.S. Air Force creates its most elite, highly trained aircrews, and provides an inside look at the USAF Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, one of the Air Force's most highly classified programs. There is a detailed look at the USAF Weapons and Tactic Center and the 57th Wing both residing at Nellis, "The Home of the Fighter Pilot". Fly with A-10 Warthogs, E-16 Vipers, F-15E Strike Eagles and many other sophisticated aircraft as the crews put their knowledge to the test during the programs' final two week "war". Warfighters also contains interviews with some of the most important figures in the history of the USAF, many of whom have fought and won in the skies over Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq. more»

Subject: Aviation


Warpath: A Story of the 345th Bombardment Group (M) in World War II
Stock #: KB10220

List Price: $49.95
Karen's Price: $45.95

This facsimile reprint of the very rare 345th Bombardment Group (M) war book appears here in a new quality edition. The 345th Bombardment Group, the famed "Air Apaches," flew against the Japanese in heavily armed B-25s in hair-raising low level bombing and strafing attacks. more»

Subject: Aviation


Watson's Whizzers: Operation Lusty and the Race for Nazi Aviation Technology
Stock #: KB10151
Author: Wolfang W.E. Samuel

List Price: $39.99
Karen's Price: $36.99

Watson's Whizzers is the complex story of the meticulously planned and executed disarmament of the Luftwaffe after its defeat in the spring of 1945, and the retrieval and transfer to the United States of Germany's advanced aeronautical technology and world-class scientists. more»

Subject: Aviation


We Flew Alone: United States Navy B-24 Squadrons in the Pacific - February 1943 to September 1944
Stock #: KB10236
Author: Alan C. Carey

List Price: $19.95
Karen's Price: $18.95

We Flew Alone: United States Navy B-24 Liberator Squadrons in the Pacific: February 1943 to September 1944, is the first comprehensive book written on the operations of Navy B-24 Liberator squadrons in the Pacific War. In this first of two volumes, Alan C. Carey, the author of the Reluctant Raiders: The Story of United States Navy Bombing Squadron VB/VPB-109 in World War II, examines the formation and use of the B-24 Liberator by the United States Navy. From the birth of the first squadron and their deployment to Guadalcanal in early 1943 to the squadrons that participated in the Central Pacific campaign, every Navy Liberator squadron is discussed in detail. more»

Subject: Aviation


Wellington Wings
Stock #: KB10088
Author: FR Chappell

List Price: $24.95
Karen's Price: $22.95

Based on the Diaries of an RAF inteligence officer in the Western Desert, Wellington Wings presents a vivid picture of life and death in a desert bomber group between 1942 and 1945. more»

Subject: Aviation


Wet Wings & Drop Tanks: Recollections of American Transcontinental Air Racing 1928-1970
Stock #: KB10146
Author: Birch J. Matthews

List Price: $45.00
Karen's Price: $41.00

Here is a unique, revealing, one-of-a-kind book about many of the personalities, pilot, and aircraft involved in major transcontinental races across the United States from 1928-1970. Written by the co-author of Mustang: The Racing Thoroughbred, this companion volume is an extensive history and assessment of many factors involved in the isolated, lonely environment of long distance air racing. more»

Subject: Aviation


Wings
Stock #: 20119
Author: Ross Howell,Jr.

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Karen's Price: $25.00

Introduction by Chuck Yeager. Wonderful collection of aviation photographs taken by Mark Meyer. Hard cover. more»

Subject: Aviation


Wings Over The Yukon
Stock #: KB10808
Author: Bruce McAllister

List Price: $39.95
Karen's Price: $19.95

In his sixth aviation history book, author Bruce McAllister takes the reader on a photographic journey, tracing the development of aviation in the Yukon Territory. There are chapters on the very first aircraft to operate in the Yukon, how aviation linked communities, the construction of the Alaska Highway, the role of the RCMP Air section, epic search and rescue missions, the air tankers role in firefighting, the opening up of the Arctic, the glacier pilots, and aerials of the old airstrips. Filled with color and B/W photos. Soft cover. more»

Subject: Aviation


Wings of the Luftwaffe
Stock #: KB10090
Author: Eric Brown

List Price: $56.95
Karen's Price: $51.95

During more than two decades of uninterrupted flying Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown enjoyed the most extraordinary career of any test pilot and no pilot has a logbook that lists a greater variety of aircraft types flown. From his unique knowledge of German aviation, ‘Winkle’ Brown has selected the most important and most promising aircraft employed by the Luftwaffe and those evolved for that air arm in Germany during World War II – the true wings of the Luftwaffe. He describes their background and characteristics, and together with more than 200 photographs, color profiles, and sectional drawings provides an in-depth assessment of the contribution made to the annals of military aviation in the late 1930s and early 1940s by an aircraft industry that proved itself truly second to none in ingenuity. more»

Subject: Aviation


Wings of the Weird & Wonderful
Stock #: KB10010
Author: Eric 'Winkle' Brown

List Price: $56.95
Karen's Price: $51.95

Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown, the former Chief Naval Test Pilot and Commanding Officer of the renowned Aerodynamics Flight at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as having flown more types of aircraft than any other pilot in the world. From the North American Savage designed to take off from an aircraft carrier with a nuclear bomb to the Supermarine Attacker, Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown has tested their qualities and takes the reader into the cockpits of those exciting aircraft to thrill to the joys and hazards of flying both weird and wonderful aircraft with one of the greatest of all pilots. more»

Subject: Aviation


Wolfpack
Stock #: 20126
Author: Jerry Scutts

List Price: $0.00
Karen's Price: $9.95

Dust jacket also in excellent condition. Hunting MiGs over Viet Nam. Hard cover. more»

Subject: Aviation


World's Strangest Aircarft
Stock #: 80001
Author: Michael Taylor

OUT OF PRINT

Hard cover. Dust cover and book are both in pristine condition.Third Printing.A collection of Weird and Wonderful flying machines.Page after page of strange and unusual photographs of aircraft.Photos are Black&White and Color.

Great table top book and conversation piece! more»

Subject: Aviation


Wrecks & Relics-22nd Edition
Stock #: KB10092
Author: Ken Ellis

List Price: $32.95
Karen's Price: $29.95

Want suggestions of aviation museums to visit? Need to know about the aviation heritage of Yorkshire? Would you like to see an airworthy Spitfire? Are there any Boeing 727s in the UK? Wrecks & Relics can answer all these questions and many more. Covering more than 750 locations, Wrecks and Relics has an enviable reputation as a comprehensive touring guide: providing details of visitor attractions large and small, including major exhibits, locations, opening times, contact points, and web-sites. more»

Subject: Aviation


Wrong Place, Wrong Time: The 305th Bomb Group & the 2nd Schweinfurt Raid
Stock #: KB10218
Author: George C. Kuhl

List Price: $29.95
Karen's Price: $27.95

This is true story of the second raid on Schweinfurt, Germany by the Eighth Air Force 1st and 3rd Bombardment Divisions on 14 October 1943. On this day, the Eighth Air Force lost air superiority to the German Luftwaffe in a continuous air battle that lasted over three hours. Many refer to it as the greatest one-day air battle of World War II. Wrong Place, Wrong Time is a study of the 1st Bombardment Division and specifically the 305th Bomb Group on that fateful day. more»

Subject: Aviation

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