Video: As Hurricane Irma Loomed, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Safely Relocated 62 Aircraft from Florida to Alabama

Embry-Riddle Commends Support from Auburn University and Atlantic Aviation

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – In the rainy early morning hours of Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 – about six hours before Hurricane Irma churned into the lower Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm – 62 flight instructors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University piloted a fleet of small airplanes to two locations in Alabama.

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Sébastien Rogues and Team ENGIE finish on the podium in Calvi

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Sébastien Rogues and Team ENGIE finish on the podium in Calvi

Team ENGIE’s objective before the penultimate race of the GC32 Racing Tour was clear – to finish on the podium. The Orezza Corsica Cup was the toughest event of the circuit and in these windy conditions, Sébastien Rogues and his team managed to pull it off. Bouncing back at the end of the final day with 48 points, Team ENGIE finished third behind Realteam and Argo. The team will next be heading to Marseille for the ultimate test of the GC32 Racing Tour.

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Clipped Wings, Cpl Peter Walker’s Illustrated Diary of his RAF Service in India & Burma 1942-1946

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With the huge number of histories of WWII, a truly unique book is extremely rare. This is one such book. The author has assembled a diary written by her late father, a collection of his photographs, and a collection of family letters, which she has woven into an enchanting book that tells a unique story – Most Highly Recommended.


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A Clear Case of Genius, Room 40’s Code-breaking Pioneer, Admiral Sir Reginald ‘Blinker’ Hall

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This is a most interesting book, both for its content and the way in which the autobiography has been salvaged and updated by Vickers’ commentary. Blinker Hall was one of the great heroes of WWI but almost totally unknown because he was Director Naval Intelligence – Most Highly Recommended.


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Clash of Eagles, USAAF 8th Air Force Bombers Versus The Luftwaffe in World War II

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The author is a leading aviation historian covering the air war of WWII. This is a softback edition of a book first published in hardback in 2006. It is one of the best accounts of its subject – Very Highly Recommended.


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Bomber Command Airfields of Yorkshire

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A comprehensive review of Bomber Command’s airfields in Yorkshire, reviewed alphabetically. The author has assembled a collection of reviews of airfields in one geographic area of Britain during WWII that were primarily, or exclusively. used as bomber bases – Highly Recommended.


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The Boat that Won the War, An illustrated History of the Higgins LCVP

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The title may be an over-statement but this is a fine book about an important class of vessel. WWII saw amphibious warfare come of age. Dunkirk saw the creative use of large numbers of very small boats to evacuate hundreds of thousands of soldiers off the beaches under heavy air attack and this was followed by the need for large numbers of vessels to land troops back on heavily defended beaches – Highly Recommended.


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Images of War, German Half-Tracks at War 1939-1945, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

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This book is a welcome reprint of a volume in the very popular Images of War series. The publishers have not only established a fine series of photo histories using rare archive photographs, but they have maintained the books in print – Highly Recommended.


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The Price of Victory, The Red Army’s Casualties in the Great Patriotic War

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This book is both the story of how historians have struggled to uncover the true casualties for the Soviet forces, and of the casualties themselves, using declassified documents from Russian archives not previously available in the West. The authors have provided a stark picture of war between the Germans and the Soviets, including some very interesting illustration – Much Recommended.


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