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West with the Night

By: Beryl Markham

Price: $4.00

Publisher: North Point Press: May 1983

Seller ID: 16870


"West with the Night" is the story of Beryl Markham--aviator, racehorse trainer, beauty--and her life in the Kenya of the 1920s and '30s. View more info

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Three Across: The Great Transatlantic Air Race of 1927

By: Norman H. Finkelstein

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Boyds Mills Pr: September 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25386


It's 1927, and the air race is on Three pilots compete to be the first to fly across the Atlantic. In the spring of that year, three airplanes were at Roosevelt Field on Long Island preparing for a historic journey--a nonstop flight between New York and Paris. Which plane would be first? Most predicted that the "Columbia," with renowned test pilot Clarence Chamberlin at the controls, would lead the way. Another plane, the America, was also a favorite. Its crew of four w... View more info

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Theory of Flight (Dover Books on Aeronautical Engineering)

By: Richard von Mises

Price: $6.01

Publisher: Dover Publications: June 1959

Seller ID: 39852


Perhaps the most balanced, well-written account of fundamental fluid dynamics ever published. Mises' classic avoids the formidable mathematical structure of fluid dynamics, while conveying -- by often unorthodox methods -- a full understanding of the physical phenomena and mathematical concepts of aeronautical engineering. "An outstanding textbook." -- "Scientific, Medical and Technical Books." View more info

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Helicopter Theory (Dover Books on Aeronautical Engineering)

By: Wayne Johnson

Price: $20.01

Publisher: Dover Publications: October 1994

Seller ID: 39851


Monumental text offers comprehensive, detailed coverage of every aspect of theory and design: elements of vertical flight, forward flight, performance, mathematics of rotating systems, rotary wing dynamics and aerodynamics, aeroelasticity, stability and control, more. Essential reading for those interested in design and development of vertical-flight aircraft. 189 illustrations. 1980 edition. View more info