The Books of Hangar49

Every episode we usually feature an aviation themed book

Oh, sure, we might has missed a few episodes and didn't really get started on this for several months back in 2010, plus it took 5 years to finally make up a list, but here it is.  Enjoy!

Episode 159:Unlocking the Sky by Seth Shulman
Episode 158:Airport by Arthur Hailey
Episode 157:Hornet Flight by Ken Follett
Episode 156:Wing leader by Johnnie Johnson
Episode 155:Advanced Paper airplanes for Kids & Adults by Andrew Thorne
Episode 154: Wing Leader by Johnnie Johnson
Episode 153: Wager with the Wind/The Don Sheldon Story by James Greiner
Episode 152: First Light by Geoffrey Wellum
Episode 151: The First Fighter Pilot by Ed Cobleigh (about Roland Garros)
Episode 150: Our "Best of Episode" with the 10 ten books
#10: Tales of An Old Bold Pilot Who Lived To Tell His Story Of Flying The North by Jack McCallum
#9: Airframe by Michael Chrichton
#8: Flying Tigress by Norah O’Neill
#7: Forever Flying by Bob Hoover
#6: Straight On Till Morning: The Life Of Beryl Markham by Mary S. Lovell
#5: 99 Ways to Make a Flight Attendant Fly--Off the Handle!: A Guide for the Novice or Oblivious Air Traveler by Joann Deveny
#4:  Naked in Da Nang: A Forward Air Controller in Vietnam by Mike Jackson
#3: The Wild Blue-Men & Boys Who Flew The B-24's Over Germany by Stephen Ambrose
#2: Flight-The 100 Greatest Airplanes by Mark Phelps
#1: Stick and Rudder by Wolfgang Langewiesche

Episode 149: Warbirds in the Cloak of Darkness
Episode 149: Warbirds in the Cloak of Darkness by S. Butalla
Episode 148: Flight-The 100 Worlds Greatest Aircraft by Mark Phelps
Episode 147: Hero’s of Flight by Dan Green
Episode 146: Wings of Gold/The Story of the First Women Naval Aviators by Beverly Weintraub
Episode 145: The Vietnam Air War-From the Cockpit by Dennis Ridnouer
Episode 144: Relevant by Peter Zaccagnino
Episode 143: Buffalo Air by Darrel Knight
Episode 142: Tiger in the Sea by Eric Linder
Episode 141: Airborne by Kenneth Oppel
Episode 140: Go Flight-The Unsung Heros of Mission Control by Rick Houston
Episode 139: I am a Flight Attendant by Jessica De Serre Boissonneauilt
Episode 138: Flying on Instinct-Canada’s Bush Pilot Pioneers
Episode 137: Flying Too Close to the Sun by George Jehn
Episode 136: Kittyhawk Down by Jonathan Nicholas
Episode 135: I'll Take The 18 by Scott Glute
Episode 134: Flying Angels by Danielle Steel
Episode 133: Flight Girls by Noelle Salazar
Episode 132: A Chick In The Cockpit by Erika Armstrong
Episode 131:Chuck Yeager-An Autobiography by Chuck Yeager
Episode 130: The Road To Station X by Sarah Baring
Episode 129: The Flight-Charles Lindberg's Daring
and Immortal Transatlantic Crossing by Dan Hampton
Episode 128: 1001 Aviation Facts by Mike Machat
Episode 127: CFI, The Book by Alex Stone
Episode 126: Sky Faring Journey by Mark Vanhoenacker
Episode 125: A Higher Call by Adam Makos
Episode 124: Flyin Alone by Beth Ruggerio York
Episode 123: Hauling Checks by Alex Stone
Episode 122: Lancaster Squadron by Jon Lake
Episode 121: (No book on this show)
Episode 120: Graphic War-The Secret Aviation Drawings & Illustrations of World War 2 by Donald Nijboer
Episode 119: Aircraft-The Definitive History by DK
Episode 118: Stuka Pilot By Hans Ulrich Rudel
Episode 117: Straight On Till Morning: The Life Of Beryl Markham by Mary S. Lovell
Episode 116: Wind, Sand, and stars by Antoine Saint Exupery
Episode 115: The Blue Angels-A Fly By History by Nicholas Veronico
Episode 114: Fly Girls by Keith O'Brien (and bonus book) Fly Girls by P. O'Connell Pearson
Episode 113: In Full Flight by John Hemingway
Episode 112: Sled Driver by Brian Shul
Episode 111: 35 Miles From shore by Emilio Corsetti
Episode 110: 81 Lessons from the Sky by Fletcher McKenzie
Episode 109: Flight of Passage by Rinker Buck
Episode 108: The Race by Clive Cussler
Episode 107: B-52 Stratofortress by Bill Yenn
Episode 106: The Shock of the Century by Paul Dickson
Episode 105:
Project Mercury by John Catchpole
Episode 104: Sully (Highest Duty) by Chesley Sullenberger
Episode 103: 100 Years of Boeing by Russ Banham
Episode 102: (No book on this show)
Episode 101: (No book on this show)
Episode 100: Wheels Up-Sky Jinks In The Jet Age by Steve Taylor
Episode 99: The Wild Blue-The Men & Boys Who Flew The B-24's Over Germany by Stephen E. Ambrose
Episode 98: Coffee, Tea, or Me-The Uninhibited Memoirs of Two Airline Stewerdesses by Trudy Baker
Episode 97: Tracon by Paul McElroy
Episode 96: I Could Never be So Lucky by Jimmy Dolittle
Episode 95: Squawk 7700 by Peter Buffington
Episode 94:  Ladybirds II-The Continuing Story of American Women in Aviation by Henry Holden
Episode 93: 100 Years of Boeing by Russ Banham
Episode 92:  Yanks in the RAF: The Story of Maverick Pilots and American Volunteers Who Joined Britain's Fight in WWII by David Alan Johnson
Episode 91: Skyfaring/A Journey with a Pilot by Mark Vanhoenacker
Episode 90: Plane Insanity by Elliot Hester
Episode 89: Ask the Pilot by Patrick Smith
Episode 88: Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
Episode 87: Naked in Da Nang: A Forward Air Controller in Vietnam by Mike Jackson
Episode 86: Flight/The Complete History by R. G. Grant
Episode 85: West with the Night by Beyrl Markham
Episode 84: Lost Horizon by James Hilton
Episode 83: Cavalry of the Air by Norman Leach
Episode 82: The Thinking Pilot's Flight Manual: Or, How to Survive Flying Little Airplanes and Have a Ball Doing It - by Rick Durden
Episode 81: Airframe by Michael Chrichton
Episode 80: To Conquer the Air by James Tobin
Episode 79: Wild Blue-Men & Boys who flew B-24’s over Germany by Stephen Ambrose
Episode 78:  Thunder in the Tummy! The Hilarious Flying Adventures of a Private Pilot-By Joel Elman
Episode: 77: Flying Through Midnight: A Pilot's Dramatic Story of His Secret Missions Over Laos During the Vietnam War by John T. Halliday
Episode 76:  Aviation at the Edge-John Flexman
Episode 75: Return to Rhinebeck: Flying Vintage Aeroplanes
Episode 74: The Cheapskate's Guide to Getting Your Pilot's License by Mike Arman
Episode 73:  Aircraft Wrecks of the Pacific Northwest by David L McCurry
Episode 72: The FAA Aeronautical Chart Users Guide
Episode 71: Hidden Warbirds: The Epic Stories of Finding, Recovering, and Rebuilding WWII's Lost Aircraft by Nicholas A. Veronico
Episode 70: Non-Stop:  A Turbulent History of Northwest Airlines by Jack El-Hai
Episode 69: Flying! The Curious Kids Book About Airplanes, Aviation, and Space Travel by Brian Sloan
Episode 68: (No Book in this episode)
Episode 67: (No Book in this episode)
Episode 66: (No Book in this episode)
Episode 65: Ice Pilots-The: Flying with the Mavericks of the Great White North by Michael Vlessides
Episode 64: I Was Hitler's Pilot: The Memoirs of Hans Baur
Episode 63: Forever Flying by Bob Hoover
Episode 62: Flying Tigress by Norah O’Neill
Episode 61: Bound for the Backcountry-A History of Idaho's Remote Airstrips by Richard Holm
Episode 60: Microsoft® Flight Simulator as a Training Aid by Bruce Williams 
Episode 60: Scenario-Based Training with X-Plane and Microsoft Flight Simulator: Using PC-Based Flight Simulations Based on FAA-Industry Training Standards  by Bruce Williams
Episode 59: 11 Days in December-Christmas at the Bulge 1944 by Stanley Weintraub
Episode 58: RAF Fighter Command Pilot The Western Front  1939 - 1942 by Mark Barber
Episode 57: The Hawker Hurricane - Francis D Mason
Episode 56: Flying on Instinct: Canada's Bush Pilot Pioneers (Amazing Stories) by L.D. Cross
Episode 55: Military Low Level Flying Aircraft and the Pilots Who Fly Them by Michael Leek
Episode54: 101 Things to Do With Your Private Pilot License by LeRoy Cook
Episode 53: For God, Country, and the Thrill of It: Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II by Anne Noggle
Episode 52: Vintage Aircraft Nose Art by Gary Valant
Episode 51: Stick and Rudder by Wolfgang Langewiesche
Episode 50: Flying Carpet-Greg Brown
Episode 49: 99 Ways to Make a Flight Attendant Fly--Off the Handle!: A Guide for the Novice or Oblivious Air Traveler by Joann Deveny
Episode 48: No Empty Chairs: The Short and Heroic Lives of the Young Aviators Who Fought and Died in the First World War by
Ian Mackersey
Episode 47:  A Hundred Feet Over Hell: Flying With the Men of the 220th Recon Airplane Company Over I Corps and the DMZ, Vietnam 1968-1969 by Jim Hooper
Episode 46: Topgun Days: Dogfighting, Cheating Death, and Hollywood Glory as One of America's Best Fighter Jocks  by  Dave "Bio" Baranek 
Episode 45: The Rogue Aviator: In the Back Alleys of Aviation, 2nd Edition by Ace Abbott
Episode 44: ales of An Old Bold Pilot Who Lived To Tell His Story Of Flying The North by Jack McCallum
Episode 43: The Attack of Pearl Harbor:  Strategy, Combat, Myths, and Deceptions - Alan Zimm
Episode 42:  Flying Carpet-The Soul of An Airplane by Greg Brown
Episode 41: (No Book in this episode)
Episode 40: Diary of an Unknown Aviator-War in the Air World War I
Episode 39: Captain Roy Brown: The Definitive Biography, Including His Encounter with the Red Baron, Manfred von Richthofen
Episode 38: Military Flight Aptitude Tests for Dummies By Terry J. Hawn and Peter Economy
Episode 37:  The Space Shuttle-Celebrating 30 Years of america's Space Plane by Piers Bizony 
Episode 36: (No Book in this episode)
Episode 35: Epic Flights - Vaughn Hardestry
Episode 34: (No Book in this episode)
Episode 33: (No Book in this episode)
Episode 32: Punching Out-High Speed Ejections
Episode 31: The Wrong Stuff by Truman Smith
Episode 30: My Heart is in Africa by Scott Griffin
Episode 29: In Love With Flying by Kenneth Ford
Episode 28: The FAA Airplane Flying Handbook
Episode 27: Plane Insanity: A Flight Attendant's Tales of Sex, Rage, and Queasiness at 30,000 Feet by Elliott Hester
Episode 26: (No Book in this episode)
Episode 25: Flying Legends 2011 Sixteen-Month Calendar by John Dibbs.
Episode 24: Hornet Flight-Ken Follett
Episode 23: (No Book in this episode)
Episode 22: (No Book in this episode)
Episode 21: Flight To Heaven: A Plane Crash, A Lone Survivor, A Journey to Heaven, and Back by Dale Black & Ken Gire
Episode 20: (No Book in this episode)
Episode 19:  North Star over my shoulder - A Flying Life by Bob Buck
Episode 18:  The Cannibal Queen by Stephen Coonts
Episode 17:  Chasing the wind: The Autobiography of Steve Fossett
Episode 16:  Aviation's Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of Winged Wonders, Lucky Landings, and Other Aerial Oddities.
Episode 15:  At the Controls: The :sonian National Air and Space Museum Book of Cockpits

Episodes 1-14 (We were still learning how to read)

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