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AVIATION AFICIONADO READING LIST

This preferred reading for aviation aficionados is not restricted to pilots. Layman will have fun with these books as well. WARNING: many of these storys read like fiction and they will spike your blood pressure as you venture of into the wild blue vicariously. Also, readers could encounter “light chop” in the form of vignettes…

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GREAT AVIATION BOOKS FOR HOLIDAY GIFTS

  The best holiday gifts money can buy are books. They are also inexpensive to ship ($2.50 for USPS “media mail”). If you have friends, neighbors, relatives, or airport and pilot colleagues who may be remotely interested in aviation, the following list of aviation books will pleasantly entertain these people:   Jonathan Livingston Seagull by…

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F-4 Phantom Predators Searching For Prey

THE FABULOUS F-4 PHANTOM RETURNS

Before you read this posting, be sure and whet your fighter pilot appetite by watching this You Tube Video: http://military.discovery.com/videos/top-ten-fighters-f4-phantom.html The fabulous McDonnell-Douglas F-4 Phantom, the stalwart, mainline fighting air machine of the US military, could possibly return to haunt us! On Friday evening, January 13, the NBC evening news showed a film clip from…

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THE MYSTERY’S OF AREA 51

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=SDbQ5xvsrIU   Enter this address in your browser  and view this youtube video; it complements the verbiage  below about the SR-71 aircraft Area 51 has been an area of concern and controversy for more than a half of a century. A very diligent author named Annie Jacobsen has completed her extensive research and it is nicely…

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