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For Flight Safety specialists as well as commercial aviation lovers, this book gathers the history of more than 200 accidents, incidents or events that occurred to Spanish commercial aviation over national or foreign territories, as well as produced by foreign commercial aviation over Spain.
The importance of this book lies, among other aspects, in the enormous influence that aeronautical events exert on technical progress for the improvement of air safety. It is therefore necessary to have in-depth knowledge and study in order to avoid new air accidents.
All the facts studied here are in chronological order and its author, D. Carlos Salazar contributes more than 440 photographs, illustrations, maps, press clippings and diagrams that constitute by themselves a historical document of great value.
The book Origins of Aviation (3500 B.C. to 1903) is part of the catalogue of publications produced by the Spanish Ministry of Defence. It is an outstanding work among the more than a thousand texts that appear in this catalogue.
Directed for all those lovers of the history of the Aviation. It offers a detailed vision of the history that the man lived up to the reach of one of the most important achievements of the humanity: the flight.
With it we get to know and identify the experience of humanity in the field of aviation, from its origins to the present day.
This book, written by D. Juan Sayós Estivill, is a set of memories of our war, written by a pilot of the fighter aviation of the Republic.
It does not claim to make history or to draw consequences, but only to reflect as faithfully as possible impressions lived impetuously and that, precisely for this reason, can’t have the cold objectivity of a chronicle.
The descriptions in this brief book of memoirs-one more, devoted to the Spanish Civil War-are lively, realistic, and passionate.
This guide brings together the wealth of the Museum of Aeronautics and Astronautics in Cuatro Vientos, Madrid, a magnificent European reference museum for Aeronautics. It shows the outdoor exhibition and the seven hangars that house aircraft, uniforms, decorations, engines, models and other funds related to aviation.
Since the creation of the Air Force, there has been a need to create a museum that brings together the history and evolution of Aeronautics. To this end, in 1939, Colonel D. Társilo de Ugarte Fernández was appointed director of the Air Orphans Museum and Patronage. From the first airplanes and other aeronautical objects to the present day, everything is exhibited in the museum and is catalogued in this guide.
With more than three hundred illustrations in full color and high quality paper, is ideal for lovers of History and Aeronautics.
Catalogue in high quality couché paper that gathers in full colour the aerial images of the most beautiful and spectacular places of the French Way to Santiago.
The high quality photographs, taken by the Air Force Cartographic and Photographic Centre (CECAF) as well as the deployables with maps or plans at a scale of 1:25,000, allow the reader to make measurements on paper similar to a plane or map.
It is a catalogue of enormous photographic and cartographic value, with 56 folding sheets printed in DIN A3 size.
This work by General Giulio Douhet is the most recognized, though by no means the only, work of this famous and singular Italian military man. Today it is still considered a classic in the description of the principles of Air Power.
In it, its visionary author defends that the function of the Air Force is to direct its enormous destructive force to the heart of the adversary in order to reduce or even annul its response capacity.
It forms part of the catalogue of publications produced by the Spanish Ministry of Defence and is, without any doubt, an outstanding work among the more than one thousand texts that appear in this catalogue.
This fantastic book, by Aviation Colonel D. Emilio Herrera Alonso, gathers the biographies of one hundred Spanish aviators, which show the military vicissitudes of 20th century Spain.
In this work, of enormous historical value, it is possible to see how the long and bloody War of Morocco developed and how, after it, the Spanish aviators launched themselves to fly gloriously over four continents and two hemispheres. The heroic feats of the aviators of both sides in the Spanish Civil War and the magnificent performances of the squadrons that fought during World War II are collected in this magnificent book for lovers of aviation and history.
En este libro, crónica de hechos acaecidos en Cuatro Vientos –primer aeródromo que tuvo la Aviación Militar española–, el lector encontrará los sucesos y detalles que le conformaron y dieron renombre, desde sus albores hasta el 18 de julio de 1936. El autor, D. Adolfo Roldán Villén –coronel de aviación del Ejército del Aire y académico de la Real Academia de Historia–, nos presenta los hitos históricos más significativos que tuvieron lugar en este entorno: el nacimiento de la industria aeronáutica; el bautismo de aire del rey Alfonso XIII; su servicio durante la Guerra de Marruecos o los primeros modelos del autogiro de Juan de la Cierva, entre otros muchos más.
"JOSÉ MARÍA CARRERAS DEXEUS, an exceptional Catalan aviator. The only Spanish pilot who flew most types of allied aircraft during World War II, and was later Airline Pilot".
At the beginning of May 2019, the Biography of Pilot José María Carreras Dexeus, a very outstanding aviator, came to light again. He began his enormous aeronautical work in Catalonia, then briefly moved to Canada and the United States and settled in England. As General Salas Larrazábal rightly says in the Prologue: "It is strange that until now there has not been a book dedicated to the famous aviator José María Carreras (JEP), with a very important trajectory in the initiation of aviation in Barcelona, decisive for the knowledge of the performance of the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA), during World War II in the United Kingdom. Its participation in the Berlin airlift and in the first commercial jet flights should also be highlighted.
Desde la entrada en servicio en el Ejército del Aire del T-33 y F-86 Sabre en la década de 1950 hasta los EF-18M y Eurofighter actuales, la aviación de combate en España ha sufrido una profunda evolución tecnológica en materia de aerodinámica y motores a reacción, incorporación de sistemas de búsqueda y seguimiento de objetivos, guerra electrónica y sistemas de supervivencia y de ayudas al piloto. Esta obra muestra no solo los aspectos tecnológicos sino también históricos, de cada uno de los cazas e interceptores a reacción que han servido en el Ejército del Aire.
DC-3 pilots share their tales of a remarkable era of aviation and the early airlines, while flying for Frontier from 1946–1986.