New book on herioc airmen to be released in September

Lord Ashcroft’s new book, “Heroes of the Skies,” will be published by Headline Review on Sept. 13.

The book tells the stories behind the world’s largest collection of medals for gallantry in the air that were awarded to more than 80 British, Commonwealth and other Allied airmen.

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Third edition of ‘The Rogue Aviator’ released

The revised third edition of “The Rogue Aviator: In the Back Alleys of Aviation” is now available.

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Skywriters

BY MATT FERRARI

What a gift it is to fly. To fly and write is an even greater gift. For those of us who find our home in the sky, we have been graced with fellow aviators who have taken the time to put pen to paper to deliver us, through words, back to our place of belonging.

In the pages of their books these “skywriters” will take you along in the cockpit with the crew of a stricken airliner en route from Honolulu to San Francisco in Ernest K. Gann’s “The High and The Mighty” [Read more...]

Lifelong aviator publishes ‘Memories’

Just published is “Memories” by Weston H. Ament, which offers a personal history of life as an American pilot through most of the 20th century.

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WASP honored in new novel

In 2010 Congress awarded the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of World War II with the Congressional Gold Medal. KJ Tillinghast combined this recent event and his parents’ activity in the war to write a new aviation-themed novel “Kittyhawks.”

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