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Old 10-04-2006, 07:34 AM
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I was always partial to "Coffee, Tea, or Me?"
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Old 10-04-2006, 07:50 AM
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Default OOPS!

Sorry 'bout that....I should at least get the title right.

"To Fly and Fight ...Memoirs of a Triple Ace" a biography of Col."Bud" Anderson's career as a fighter pilot, starting with his training days out west and late entrance into WW2 with the mighty P-51 and taking him through jets through Vietnam. Great read!
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Old 10-04-2006, 08:32 AM
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Default Favorite Books

Fate is the Hunter--- Probably the best.

I can't believe no votes for Skunkworks!!!

Any of the Dale Brown series are great entertainment especially,

Flight of the old dog.
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Old 10-04-2006, 09:18 AM
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Non-Fiction:
Spirit of St. Louis - Lindbergh
Fly Low, Fly Fast: Inside the Reno Air Races by Robert Gandt
Kill Devil Hill - Harry Combs
Zero Three Bravo - Mariana Gosnell
Voyager - Jeana Yeager
Bax Seat - Gordon Baxter
Flying Carpet - Greg Brown
True North - George Erikson
Adak - Andrew Jampoler
Gift of Wings - Richard Bach

Fiction:
Piece of Cake - Derek Robinson

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Piece of Cake by Derek Robinson
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Old 10-04-2006, 10:14 AM
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Quote:
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I can't believe no votes for Skunkworks!!!
O.K., Darwin-------how about "Sled Driver"?

Mike
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Old 10-04-2006, 10:21 AM
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The best gritty/true life book on aviation I have read is "Chickenhawk" by Robert Mason. Great book on combat helicopter flying, and I hate helicopters!!! LOL

Great book, left a very positive impression on me.




http://www.amazon.com/Chickenhawk-Ro...e=UTF8&s=books
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Old 10-04-2006, 12:40 PM
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Is propping up the short leg on my bed

Van's assembly manual
30 seconds over Tokyo...I think this was the first book to feature the doolittle raid on Tokyo?


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Old 10-04-2006, 12:53 PM
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An excellent nonfiction account of an Alaskan bush pilot can be found in the book: "Wager with the Wind" . Great story of his life.
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Old 10-04-2006, 01:21 PM
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"West With the Night" - Beryl Markham
This may be the best book I've EVER read.

Rolf (RV6 finally at the airport!)
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Old 10-04-2006, 01:40 PM
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Agree with West With the Night- a great read about exceptional people. Another favorites is Reach For The Sky by Paul Brickhill. Bill
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