Friday, November 27, 2009

You Fly Girl's Research Library

Need information from any of the following books? Send us an email. (Any info available from a glance through the indexes of each book is provided free. We charge $15 an hour for in-depth research).

--Private Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, FAA (1965)

--Captain Gramma: Single Mom to Sky High, Nancy Welz Aldrich
--I Live to Fly, Jaqueline Auriol

--Sharpie: The Life Story of Evelyn Sharp, Nebraska's Aviatrix, Diane Ruth Armour Bartels
--Just For the Love of Flying, Betty Rowell Beatty
--Soaring Above Setbacks: The Autobiography of Janet Harmon Bragg, African-American Aviator, Janet Harmon Bragg as told to Marjorie Kriz
--Powder Puff Derby -- The Record 1947-1977, Kay Brick, editor
--East to the Dawn: The Life of Amelia Earhart, Susan Butler

--Shuffleboard Pilots: The History of the Women's Air Raid Defense in Hawai: 1941-1945, Candace A Chenowith and A. Kam Napier

--Jerrie Cobb: Solo Pilot. True Flying Adventures of One of the World's Top Pilots, Jerrie Cobb, edited by Dena Hall and Ruth Lummis

--No Limits: A woman pilot's search for the real Amelia Earhart, Linda Finch.
--Patterns: Tales of Flying and of Life, Bette Bach Fineman
--Mr. Piper and His Cubs, Devon Francis
--Alaska's Women Pilots: Contemporary Portraits, Jenifer Fratzke

--Contributions of Women: Aviation, Ann Genett
--Zero 3 Bravo: Solo Across America in a Small Plane, Mariana Gosnell

--The Book of Airshows, Philip Handleman
--Amelia Earhart's Daughters: The Wild and Glorious Story of American Women Aviatiors from World War II to the Dawn of the Space Age, Leslie Haynsworth and David Toomey
--American Women of Flight: Pilots and Pioneers, Henry M. Holden
--Her Mentor Was An Albatross: The [Auto]biography of Pioneer Pilot Harriet Quimby, Henry M. Holden
--Ladybirds: The Untold Story of Women Pilots in America, Henry M. Holden with Captain Lori Griffith

--The Powder PUff Derby of 1929: The True Story of the First Women's Cross-Country Air Race, Gene Nora Jessen
--A Field Guide to Flight: On The Aviation Trail in Dayton, Ohio, Mary Ann Johnson

--Flying Higher:The Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII, Wanda Langley
--Before Amelia: Women Pilots in the Early Days of Aviation, Eileen F. Lebow

--Race With the Wind: How Air Racing Advanced Aviation, Birch Matthews
--Night Witches: The Untold Story of Soviet Women in Combat, Bruce Myles

--For God, Country, and the Thrill of It: Women Airforce Pilots in World War II, Anne Noggle
--A Dance With Death - Soviet Airwomen in World War II, Anne Noggle

--Bessie Coleman: First Black Woman Pilot, Connie Plantz
--Shuttle: The World's First Spaceship, Robert M. Powers

--Jackie Cochran: Pilot in the Fastest Lane, Doris L. Rich
--Queen Bess: Daredevil Aviator, Doris L. Rich
--Women in Aviation: Portraits of Contemporary Women Pilots, Carolyn Russo

--Daughter of the Air: The Brief Soaring Life of Cornelia Fort, Rob Simbeck
--Tethered Mercury: A Pilot's Memoir: The Right Stuff but the Wrong Sex, Bernice Trimble Steadman with Jody M. Clark
--Flying For Her Country: The American and Soviet Women Miltary Pilots of WWII, Amy Goodpaster Strebe

--Takeoff: The Story of America's First Woman Pilot for a Major Airline, Bonnie Tiburzi

--Wings Around the World: The Exhiliariating Story of one woman's epic flight from the North Pole to the Antarctic, Polly Vacher
--Best of the National Air and Space Museum, F. Robert Van Der Linden, editor
--Blue Ribbon of the Air, Henry Serrano Villard


--Spreading My Wings: One of Britain's top women pilots tells her remarkable story from pre-war flying to breaking the sound barrier, Diana Barnato Walker
--Spitfire Women of World War II, Giles Whittel
--Rising Above It: An Autobiography, Edna Gardner Whyte with Ann L. Cooper

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