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From Tailhooker to Mudmover
Language: en
Pages: 348
Authors: Dick Lord
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-01 - Publisher: 30 Degrees South Pub Pty Limited

This book traces an extraordinary career through nearly four decades of military aviation. Dick Lord, well known as an aviation raconteur, tells a tale of military flying at its very best. He covers, in amusing detail, the life of a carrier pilot in both the Royal Naval Fleet Air Arm
The British Carrier Strike Fleet after 1945
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: David Hobbs
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-30 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

“A comprehensive study of the bittersweet post WWII history of British naval aviation . . . will become a standard reference for its subject.”—Firetrench In 1945 the most powerful fleet in the Royal Navy’s history was centered on nine aircraft carriers. This book charts the post-war fortunes of this potent
Careers in Aviation
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Suzanne Weinick
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-15 - Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

Readers are given a wealth of information about careers in today's aviation fields. The variety of jobs is considerably more extensive than most people imagine. The aviation industry offers careers beyond just being a pilot or flight attendant. Jobs range from helicopter pilot to working for NASA. Further, they're open
The SADF and Cuito Cuanavale
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Leopold Scholtz
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-15 - Publisher: Jonathan Ball Publishers

“A shooting war is often followed by a second war. This war is not fought with bullets or artillery shells, not with tanks or bombers, but rather with words. The war is, in effect, fought again on paper.” In 1987–1988 the dusty Angolan town of Cuito Cuanavale was the backdrop
Die SAW en Cuito Cuanaval
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Leopold Scholtz
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-15 - Publisher: Jonathan Ball Publishers

In 1987–1988 was die stowwerige Angolese dorpie Cuito Cuanavale die toneel van die laaste gevegte van die Grensoorlog. Sedertdien is dit die fokuspunt van ’n openbare debat oor wie eintlik hierdie oorlog gewen het. Die leierskorps van die Suid-Afrikaanse Weermag (SAW) hou vol hulle is nooit verslaan nie, terwyl die