Book Reviews

Sweeping Forward: Developing & Flight Testing the Grumman X-29A Forward Swept Wing Research Aircraft

Sweeping Forward: Developing & Flight Testing the Grumman X-29A Forward Swept Wing Research Aircraft

I received notice of this e-book through a CAE newsletter I get at work.  Available for download in several formats from the nasa.gov website.  Take a look if you are interested in X series aircraft. http://www.nasa.gov/connect/ebooks/sweeping_forward_detail.html#.U5uicPldWJi  

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Jimmy Stewart, Bomber Pilot

Jimmy Stewart, Bomber Pilot

During my last visit the the Air Force Museum, I saw this book at the Museum book store.  I had to have it!!! In 1939, Jimmy starred in “Mr. Smith Goes To Washington”.  He had recently starred as a reporter in “Philadelphia Story”. By 1941, Jimmy had both a private and commercial pilot’s license. Jimmy […]

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Mikoyan MiG-21

Mikoyan MiG-21

  Mikoyan MiG-21 Famous Russian Aircraft By Yefim Gordon and Keith Dexter with Dmitriy Komissarov ISBN 978 1 85780 257 3 Published by Classic Publications Ltd. Distributed by Specialty Press – $79.95 www.specialtypress.com   Ask me anything about the MiG-21.  I expect that I can find the answer in this book. I consider this 720 […]

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