Book Review 10: R.E.G. Davies on British Airways

British Airways, An Airline and its Aircraft, Volume 1, 1919-1939 THE IMPERIAL YEARS. by R.E.G, Davies Paladwr Press, 1901 Wilson Lane, Apt 101, McLean, VA, 22102 Telephone 703 356 8352; FAX (703 356 3937; $35.00, 2006. People of my generation can recall a time when there were so few books on aviation [being published that ...

Book Review 9: Focke Wulf Fw 190

FOCKE-WULF FW 190A By DIETMAR HERMANN, ULRICH LEVERENZ, EBERHARD WEBER Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., Altglen, PA 2004, $59.95 If a poll were taken of avid aviation readers, I believe that it would show that something like 90 percent would say that more than enough has been written about the famous Focke-Wulf Fw 190 fighter, ...

Book Review 8: The B-47

Boeing’s B-47 STRATOJET By Alwyn T. Lloyd Specialty Press, North Branch, MN, 2005, $39.95 Reviews demand disclosure nowadays, and so the lead paragraph on this fantastically good book has to reveal (a) that Al Lloyd is a friend and (b) I am a nut about the B-47. The only important words in the first paragraph are “this fantastically ...

Book Review 8: Al Lloyd on the Strategic Air Command

A COLD WAR LEGACY: A TRIBUTE TO STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND—1946-1992 By Alwyn T. Lloyd Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, Missoula, MT , 2000, $55.00 This book is required reading for any number of people, and its worth-while taking a look at who they might be. Certainly its for any Strategic Air Command crew member who sprinted to his airplane, ...

Book Review 7: Luftwaffe Fighter Ace

LUFTWAFFE FIGHTER ACE: From the Eastern Front to the Defense of the Homeland By Norbert Hannig, Edited and Translated by John Weal Published by Grub Street, 2004, 17.95 pounds or roughly $34.00, It is tempting fate to make predictions, but I believe that this book, LUFTWAFFE FIGHTER ACE: From the Eastern Front to the Defense of the Homeland will soon ...