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Fate is the Hunter: A Pilot’s Memoir

In this classic aviation memoir, Ernest K. Gann provides an incredible perspective straight from the cockpit. He shares the most memorable moments from his days as a commercial pilot in the 1930’s, and as a member of the Air Transport Command during World War II.

A Gift of Wings

Richard Bach artfully describes the beauty of flight in this collection of short stories. This book will inspire even the most grounded individuals to consider the magic of flight.

The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight

An epic story of courage, heroism and tragedy, The Aviators tells the stories of three incredible aviators during the first and second World Wars. The Aviators is a fascinating tale of war heroes similar to that of Flyboys and Unbroken.

A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War Torn Skies of World War II

This book recounts the truly incredible encounter between two enemy pilots over war-torn Germany. The aeronautical bond between Franz and Charlie reminds readers that chivalry exists and that Hitler could not eliminate compassion from all of his countrymen.

Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man’s First Journey to the Moon

This is the incredible inside story of man’s first journey to the moon. Robert Kurson uses an engaging blend of historical perspective and intimate detail to recount NASA’s mission and the brave astronauts who flew into space.

The Day the World Came to Town

As the terrorist attack unfolded on 9/11/2001, pilots in the air were informed that U.S. airspace was closed. Jim DeFede shares the story of the flights that couldn’t land in America on that tragic day.

Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History

At a time when Americans were riveted by airplane racing, five young women fought their way into the sport. Fly Girls tells the story of these trail-blazing women and the challenges they faced in pursuing their aviation dreams.

The Wright Brothers

In this aviation tale, David McCullough chronicles the fascinating personal history of the Wright brothers. He provides surprising details about the brothers’ lives and ultimate discovery at Kitty Hawk.