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Fighter Combat - Tactics and Manoeuvering by Robert Shaw

The bible of air combat. Not an easy read, but rewarding for those who want to improve their kill rate in virtual air combat. It is an actual textbook used worldwide by military pilots.

NATOPS Flight Manual for the F-4J Phantom
NATOPS Flight Manual for the F-4J Phantom

A total reprint of the 1975 F-4 Phantom manual, about 3 cm thick. Endlessly fascinating browsing for those with an interest in the nuts and bolts of military aviating.

Air Combat

Arco Military Flight Aptitude Tests
James Clavell : The Art of War
Art of the Kill by Pete Bonnanil
Art of the Killis not as much a sim strategy guide as it is a brief introduction to BFM and ACM.

Tom Clancy: Fighter Wing : A Guided Tour of an Air Force Combat Wing
Special Forces: A Guided Tour of U.S. Army Special Forces
Carrier : A Guided Tour of an Aircraft Carrier
Shadow Warriors : Inside the Special Forces
Future War : Non-Lethal Weapons in Twenty-First-Century Warfare
Marine : A Guided Tour of a Marine Expeditionary Unit
Airborne : A Guided Tour of an Airborne Task Force
Armored Cav : A Guided Tour of an Armored Cavalry Regiment
Into the Storm : A Study in Command
Every Man a Tiger
Submarine : A Guided Tour Inside a Nuclear Warship
SSN : Strategies of Submarine Warfare


Aircraft versus Aircraft by Norman Franks<
Aircraft versus Aircraft by Norman Franks

Robert Gandt : Bogeys and Bandits
FREE manuals on the web
Bill Gunston : Modern Air Combat
Images from the book
Rockets and Missiles
Warplanes of the Future
David C. Isby : How to Fly and Fight in the F/A-18 Hornet
Jack Morrison : Virtual Top Gun
Topics covered in Top Gun
Schiffer Pub. : F-4J NATOPS manual
F-4J NATOPS manual - images
Robert L. Shaw : Fighter Combat - Tactics and Manoeuvering by Robert Shaw
Robert K. Wilcox : Scream of Eagles : U.S. Navy's Top Gun Fighter
Henk Tennekes : The Simple Science of Flight : From Insects to Jumbo Jets

Links to on-line reference and tutorials .



Flight Sim Guides

Art of the Kill
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 >>> external web-site –  www.FlightSimBooks.comfeatures the full text of eleven classic flight simulation books. More than 2,200 printed pages have been digitized into 800+ web pages.

Mark L. Cohen : Close Combat 3 Offiical Strategies and Secrets
Falcon 3 Official guide (1994)
Jetfighter III : The Official Strategy Guide by Scott Wolf - Games Journalist at www.totalwarfare.com
Microsoft Flight Simulator 98 Guides
Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator : The Inside moves by Ben Chui
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002 - Strategies and Secrets
SimTech's EF2000 guide

Civil Aviation

Rod Machado's Private Pilot Handbook : The Ultimate Private Pilot Book

World War 2

Gerald Astor: The Mighty Eighth
The Mighty Eighth by Gerald Astort

Patrick Bishop : "Fighter Boys"
Gregory "Pappy" Boyington : Baa Baa Black Sheep

Fire in the Sky: The Air War in the South Pacific by Eric M. Bergerud
Fire in the Sky: The Air War in the South Pacific by Eric M. Bergerud

Walter J. Boyne : Clash of Wings - World War II in the Air
Phantom in Combat

War in the Air by Stephen Coonts
War in the Air by Stephen Coonts

Roald Dahl : Going Solo
Len Deighton : Blood, Tears and Folly

B-24 Mitchell Units of the Fifteenth Air Force by Robert F. Dorr
B-24 Mitchell Units of the Fifteenth Air Force by Robert F. Dorr

The Wright Brothers: How they invented the Airplane
The Wright Brothers: How they invented the Airplane

Francis Gabreski and Carl Molesworth : GABBY: A Fighter Pilotís Life
Col. David Hackworth: About Face
Edward Jablonksi : America in the Air War
William C. McGuire : After the Liberators : A Father's Last Mission, a Son's Lifelong Journey
Ivan Rendall : Rolling Thunder: Jet Combat from World War II to the Gulf War
Mike Spick : Luftwaffe Fighter Aces - Allied Fighter Aces - Defeat in the West - Great Aircraft of WW2
Barrett Tillman : Carrier Air War
Carrier Battle in the Philippine Sea : The Marianas Turkey Shoot
Corsair : The F4U in World War II and Korea
Dauntless Dive Bomber of World War 2
Hellcat Aces of World War 2
Helldiver Units of World War 2
MiG Master : The Story of the F-8 Crusader
SBD Dauntless Units of World War 2
Douglas TBD Devastator
TBF/TBM Avenger Units of World War 2

True Flying Stories

Roland Beaumont : Flying to the Limit : Reminiscences of Air Combat, Test Flying and the Aircraft Industry

Flight of Passage by Rinker Buck
Flight of Passage by Rinker Buck

Glen Edwards : The Diary of a Bomber Pilot
Joe Foss and Matthew Brennan : Top Guns
Erik Hildebrandt : Front Row Center: Inside the Great American Airshow
Bob Hoover : Forever Flying
John Moore : The Wrong Stuff : Flying on the Edge of Disaster
Bob Rahn : Tempting Fate
Keith Rosenkranz : Vipers in the Storm: Diary of a Gulf War Fighter Pilot

Daughter of the Air: The Brief, Soaring Life of Cornelia Fort
Daughter of the Air: The Brief, Soaring Life of Cornelia Fort

William L. Smallwood : Warthog and Strike Eagle
Douglas C. Waller : Air Warriors : The Inside Story of the Making of a Navy Pilot
James R. Whelan : Hunters in the Sky - Fighter Aces of WW II
Chuck Yeager : Chuck Yeager

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