Books

  • Amelia Earhart, Last Flight (New York, NY: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1937).
  • Claudine Burnett, Soaring Skyward: A History of Aviation in and Around Long Beach, California (Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 10/27/11).
  • Elizabeth Austin, Ph.D., Treading on Thin Air: Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, and Climate Change: How the Weather Shapes Our Everyday Lives, (New York, NY: Pegasus Books, Ltd, April 2016).
  • Francis Gary Powers, Operation Overflight: A Memoir of the U2 Incident, (Lincoln, Nebraska: Potomac Books, December 1, 2003).
  • Fred Goerner, The Search for Amelia Earhart, (Doubleday and Company, Inc.: Garden City, NY), 1966.
  • G. Pat Macha, Historic Air Craft Wrecks of Los Angeles County, (Mt. Pleasant, SC: The History Press), November 18, 2014.
  • Jerrie Mock, Three-Eight Charlie: 1st Woman to Fly Solo Around the World, Fourth Edition, Kindle Edition (Granville, Ohio: Phoenix Graphix Publishing Services, April 10, 2014).
  • Lauren Elder and Shirley Streshinsky, And I Alone Survived, (New York, NY: E P Dutton; 1st edition, March 1, 1978).
  • Mike Campbell, Amelia Earhart: The Truth at Last: Second Edition, (Mechanicsburg, PA: Sunbury Press, Inc., 2016).
  • Paul Briand Jr., Daughter of the Sky: The Story of Amelia Earhart, (New York: Dueil, Sloan & Pearce, 1960).
  • Beryl Markham, West with the Night: A Memoir, (New York: North Point Press; Second edition (January 22, 2013).
  • Nancy R. Wilson, Queen of Speed: The Racy Life of Mary Petre Bruce, (Chippenham, Wiltshire, England: Ex Libris Books, 2012).
  • Polly Vacher, Wings Around the World: the exhilarating story of one woman’s epic flight from the North Pole to Antartica (London: Grub Street, 2006).
  • Sheila Scott, Barefoot in the Sky: An Autobiography by Sheila Scott, (New York, NY: Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc., 1st Edition, 1974).
  • Taylor Phillips, Racing to Greet the Sun: Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith Duel to Become the First Woman to Fly Solo Around the World, published by the author, Kindle Version (January 19, 2015).

What are some of your favorite aviation books? Feel free to add to the conversation in the comments section below.

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