Tag: Flying

Australia’s Dambusters Flying into Hell with 617 Squadron [Audiobook]


English | ASIN: B08WH6RQCM | 2021 | 8 hours and 45 minutes | MP3 | M4B | 241 MB
A truly comprehensive account of 617 Squadron, RAF, ​who carried out one of the most dangerous and audacious aerial bombing raids of World War II. It was the evening of 16 May 1943. Nineteen modified Lancaster bombers from 617 Squadron RAF, under the command of youthful Wing Commander Guy Gibson, roared into the night sky from their Lincolnshire base. They were on a top-secret Bomber Command mission, codenamed Operation Chastise, now regarded as one of the most dangerous and audacious bombing raids of World War II – an attack on the formidable, well-defended dams of Germany’s Ruhr Valley. Slung beneath the belly of each aircraft was one of the war’s greatest secrets – a bouncing bomb.

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Flying Warrior My Life as a Naval Aviator During the Vietnam War


Jules Harper, "Flying Warrior: My Life as a Naval Aviator During the Vietnam War"
English | ISBN: 1683500660 | 2017 | 204 pages | EPUB | 4 MB
Beginning as a young boy, Jules takes you through the unique process of becoming a Naval Aviator, engages you into his experiences as a brand new pilot in a combat squadron and, finally becoming a flying warrior. Having survived two combat cruises aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk from 1966-1968, compiling 332 career carrier take offs and landings, being shot at daily by enemy fire while completing 200 combat missions over Vietnam, he clearly shares the views of the aviators who flew along with him on these missions while fighting this unpopular war. Jules was awarded the Nation’s Distinguished Flying Cross, 21 Air Medals, and many other accolades. After reading this book the reader will have a new understanding and appreciation about the Warriors who protect not only their comrades in arms, but the defense of the nation as well.

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Academic Flying and the Means of Communication


Kristian Bjørkdahl, "Academic Flying and the Means of Communication"
English | ISBN: 9811649103 | 2022 | 386 pages | PDF | 6 MB
This open access book shines a light on how and why academic work became entwined with air travel, and what can be done to change academia’s flying habit. The starting point of the book is that flying is only one means of scholarly communication among many, and that the state of the planet now obliges us to shift to other means. How can the academic-as-globetrotter become a thing of the past? The chapters in this book respond to this call in three steps. It documents the

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A Flying Start Improving Initial Teacher Preparation Systems


OECD, "A Flying Start Improving Initial Teacher Preparation Systems"
English | 2019 | pages: 166 | ISBN: 9264828788 | PDF | 7,7 mb
Addressing teacher education in all its complexity is fundamental to ensuring that all students reach their potential in today’s increasingly diverse classrooms and rapidly changing environment. This report provides insight into key features of selected teacher preparation systems by analysing the information collected in the OECD Initial Teacher Preparation (ITP) study. The ITP study investigated the policy environments of the first phase of continuous teacher learning in seven countries to identify challenges, strengths and innovations: Australia, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Norway, the United States and Wales (United Kingdom).

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