North American F-86F Sabre
The Birth of a Modern Air Force
Paperback ISBN: 0764347586
The XP-86F took to the skies for the first time in October 1947. Essentially, it was the result of incorporating swept wings into North American Aviation's design for the NA-140. This is a detailed look at the Sabre and its use by the Spanish Air Force over its lifetime.
Straight on Till Morning
The Biography of Beryl Markham
Paperback ISBN: 0312018959
Profiles a remarkable twentieth-century woman who became Africa's first female thoroughbred trainer and its first female bush pilot, her turbulent private life, and her flight--the first of its kind--from England to North America
Wind, Sand and Stars
Paperback ISBN: 0156027496
Recipient of the Grand Prix of the Académie Française, Wind, Sand and Stars captures the grandeur, danger, and isolation of flight. Its exciting account of air adventure, combined with lyrical prose and the spirit of a philosopher, makes it one of the most popular works ever written about flying. Translated by Lewis Galantière.
Rising Above It
Hardcover ISBN: 0517576856
The female pilot who has won more than 125 air races and has been inducted into the Aviation Hall of Fame describes her childhood dreams of flight, her struggles with sexism, her career as a trainer of flight students, and more