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  • The Red Knight


    The Red Knight is the product of 25 years of meticulous research. It is, arguably, the most comprehensive account ever written about the Canadian Air Force’s legendary solo jet-aerobatics performer. An important part of Canadian aviation history, ...

  • Life Actually

    My Memoirs by

    Who knew the eyes of a young girl from the East coast of Africa would see the far corners of the world? Indian-African Nargis Gercke was born in the Kenyan town of Mombasa before her family moved to Dar-es-Salaam (“the haven of peace) in ...

  • In Plain Site

    A Biography of the RAF Airbase at Caron, Saskatchewan by

    In Plain Site is the first life-cycle biography of a Second World War air training facility in Canada. It begins by locating the Royal Air Force (RAF) station at Caron, Saskatchewan in the debates surrounding air training in Canada, the British ...

  • From Pole to Pole with a Few Stops Between

    A Collection of Stories and Poems by

    Thirty-five years of bush type flying in some of the harshest conditions in the world have resulted in many memorable experiences that I would like to share. A lot of my early flying was done along the west coast of British Columbia and in the ...

  • That Lucky Old Son

    Re-discovering My Father Through His World War II Bomber Command and POW Experiences by

    A moving work of autobiographical fiction, That Lucky Old Son takes readers on a journey of adventure, danger, and self-discovery as the author weaves his own memories with his father’s experiences in Bomber Command with No. 158 Squadron RAF during ...

  • Flight Attendants Lost In the Line of Duty

    Factual Accounts of Flight Attendant Actions in Life Threatening Incidents by

    “The pilots were attempting to return to Honolulu but with the failure of both engines on the right wing of the UAL 747, combined with massive structural damage, there was a very real possibility that they would be required to ditch. The thought of ...

  • The Lewis Letters

    The Exploits of a 20th Century Aviator and Adventurer by

    Alexander Lewis played an active role in the seminal events of the 20th century. From the battlefields of WWI Europe to Northern Ireland and Palestine, from the Hudson Strait Expedition to WWII Ferry Command, these are his stories in his own words. ...

  • Flight Lines

    Assorted lies, recollections and war stories by

    Almost forty years of professional flying in more than a dozen aircraft types—from supersonic RCAF jet fighters to helicopters to B747s—along with summer flying training while attending The Royal Military College of Canada, a solid career on the ...

  • Powering the Luftwaffe

    German Aero Engines of World War II by

    Aviation technology progressed by leaps and bounds during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Although much of this was due to advances in airframe design, much less appreciated is the role of aero engine development. This book focuses on this aspect, ...