Books The Best Books About Airplanes  

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List of best books about aircraft, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on aircraft are sorted by popularity, so the highest rated books are at the top of the list. This well-researched Aircraft bibliography includes out-of-print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books - fiction or non-fiction - about aircraft. If you're looking for a list of top books on airplanes then you're in the right place.

SBD Dauntless Units of World War 2 and The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s Over Germany 1944-45 are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list. You should be able to answer the question, "What are the best books about airplanes?" after checking out this list.

This greatest aircraft book list contains various bits of information, such as the author's names and what genre the books fall under. Most of these aircraft books can be bought on Amazon with one easy click.

Aircraft is a topic that both Jan Mark and Jim Eldridge have written books about, as have other fantastic authors.

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Aeroplanes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes
Jan Mark

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B-2 Spirit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes
Bill Sweetman

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Helldiver Units of World War 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes

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Air Power: The Men, Machines, ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes
Stephen Budiansky Air Power: The Men, Machines, and Ideas That Revolutionized War, from Kitty Hawk to Gulf War II is a book by Stephen Budiansky.

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Bell P-39 Airacobra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes
Robert F. Dorr

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SBD Dauntless Units of World W... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes

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Inside the Stealth Bomber is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes

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Notes from a Small Mind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes
Robert William Sawyer

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A Passion for Wings is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes
Robert Wohl

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TBD Devastator Units of the US... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes

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The Spectacle of Flight is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes

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Lockheed Stealth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes
Bill Sweetman

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The Sound Of Wings is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes
Mary S. Lovell, Spencer Dunmore

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MiG aircraft since 1937 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes

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The development of piston aero... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes

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The Wild Blue: The Men and Boy... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes
Stephen Ambrose The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys who Flew the B-24s over Germany, by historian Stephen Ambrose, was published in 2001. The book details the lives and World War II experiences of pilots, ...more

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Officers in flight suits is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes
John Darrell Sherwood Officers in flight suits is a book by John Darrell Sherwood.

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Wildcat is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes
Barrett Tillman

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Douglas Bader is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes
John Frayn Turner

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Women With Wings is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes
Mary Cadogan

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Ultimate Fighter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes
Bill Sweetman

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The development of jet and tur... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes

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The Fun of It is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes
Amelia Earhart, Amelia Earhart In this book, The Fun of It, Earhart recollects how she became interested in being an aviator, which led to her establishing several firsts for women, and also becoming aviation editor for ...more

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Joint Strike Fighter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books About Airplanes
Bill Sweetman