Archive for Author 'Charly Baumann', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
by Philip Kaplan
Splendidly illustrated with not only aircraft “stuff,” this book takes a sometimes nostalgic and always sympathetic look at two dozen big birds.
by Ryan Brutt
Turn off reality TV and go find your own car! They’re out there, and Ryan “The Automotive Archaeologist” Brutt will show you what he—and you—can find.
by Jim Blake
Is an interest in buses a “purely British phenomenon”? The author doesn’t think so—and offers piles of photos to show us what we might be missing.
by Frank E. Wismer III
This US coachbuilder bodied the most expensive automobiles of the day and also built its own complete cars so it is no wonder that its clientele is a veritable “Who’s Who” of high society. Based on heretofore private papers the book offers a good overview.
by Dariusz Karnas
Close-up cockpit photos and detail drawings of the instruments of six German WW II aircraft—plus a full-size (!) drawing of a Bf 109 main panel. Bet you don’t have one of those yet!
by Lance J. Bronnenkant
Von Richthofen . . . that old chestnut. But wait—this is one of the few books worth having! A bit short, a bit flimsy, but sehr gut.
by Christophe Puvilland
Public transport with a French flavor, made by a pioneer automaker that got off the ground thanks to American money. Beaucoup de photos.
by Caroline Richards & Jules Stewart
Before 9/11 there was 9/9, a day on which an Afghan resistance leader was assassinated. Everyone talks about the one but almost no one about the other, yet the two are inextricably linked.
by Jon Guttman
“The Babe” vs “The Scourge”—sounds like a wrestling match! The French in one corner, the Germans in the other. Both did well. More importantly they wrote a new chapter in aviation history.
by Ken Ellis
Britain is at the forefront of the worldwide aviation heritage movement and this book introduces some its foremost collections and explains what makes their key holdings important and how they were acquired.
by Beate Kemfert, Christina Leber
It only sounds simple. Not that everything has to be complicated—but pretty much any human endeavor is, if you take the time to ruminate. If a photo is worth 1000 words, you’ll have to supply the words yourself here.
by Nick Baldwin
Proprietary engines have been used by the millions yet the subject is not well represented in the literature. This tiny book is just a tantalizing teaser—but better than nothing!