Search for Books

Your tax-deductible gift to the Naval Institute Press underwrites worthy books that might not otherwise be published.

Aviation

If you are a member, log in to receive member pricing

    
45-60 of 66 Products
Grid List
BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF

BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF

by Thomas J. Cutler

The last great naval battle of World War II, Leyte Gulf also is remembered as the biggest naval battle ever fought anywhere, and this book has been...

$22.95 List Price
$18.36 Member Price

BLACK SHEEP

by John F. Wukovits

Named a Proceedings Notable Naval Books of 2011 The turbulent life of Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, the top U.S. Marine ace of the Pacific, is...

$22.95 List Price
$13.77 Member Price

DESTINED FOR GLORY

by Thomas Wildenberg

"Destined for Glory by Thomas Wildenberg is a reprint of a 1998 book that STILL DESERVES TO BE READ, MARKED AND INWARDLY DIGESTED."...

$22.95 List Price
$13.77 Member Price
FLYING BLACK PONIES

FLYING BLACK PONIES

by Kit Lavell

Foreword by Stephen Coonts The tragic, the comic, the terrifying, the poignant are all part of the story of the Black Pony pilots who distinguished...

$22.95 List Price
$18.36 Member Price
MIDWAY

MIDWAY

by

Also Availble as an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon The Battle of Midway is widely regarded as the most improtant battle of World War II in the...

$22.95 List Price
$18.36 Member Price

CONTRAILS OVER THE MOJAVE

by

In Contrails over the Mojave, Marrett takes off where author Tom Wolfe's The Right Stuff ended in 1963. Marrett started the Air Force Test Pilot...

$21.95 List Price
$13.17 Member Price

CORSAIR

by Barrett Tillman

This is the remarkable story of an airplane that became a legend--with a sleek silhouette and bent wings, it doubled as a day and night fighter,...

$21.95 List Price
$17.56 Member Price

INTO THE TIGER'S JAW

by

“Once I found out what being a United States Marine was all about, jumping into the tiger’s jaw was just something to do.  We’...

$21.95 List Price
$13.17 Member Price
MISSLE CONTAGION

MISSILE CONTAGION

by

After first assessing the state of ballistic missile proliferation in the Middle East, South Asia, and Northeast Asia, Dennis Gormley identifies...

$21.95 List Price
$17.56 Member Price

THE HOSTILE SKY

by

In the summer of 1942 Jim Vernon, a nineteen-year-old college student in Butte, Montana, joined the U.S. Navy's aviation cadet training program...

$21.95 List Price
$17.56 Member Price
HELLCAT

HELLCAT

by Barrett Tillman

Largely responsible for crushing Japanese airpower wherever the American fast carrier force sailed, the Grumman F6F Hellcat was considered the most...

$20.95 List Price
$16.76 Member Price
THE RESCUE OF STREETCAR 304

THE RESCUE OF STREETCAR 304

by

A Navy A-7 Fighter Pilot's Gripping Tale of Escape and Rescue during the Vietnam War! An extraordinary story, superbly told. I predict that...

$20.95 List Price
$16.76 Member Price
CHINA CLIPPER

CHINA CLIPPER

by Robert Gandt

When the China Clipper shattered aviation records on its maiden six-day flight from California to the Orient in 1935, the flying boat became an...

$19.95 List Price
$15.96 Member Price
DAUNTLESS DIVE BOMBER OF WORLD WAR TWO

DAUNTLESS DIVE BOMBER OF WORLD WAR TWO

by Barrett Tillman

Popularly known as the Douglas Dauntless, the U.S. Navy's SBD dive bomber was well named. The Dauntless turned the tide of war in the Pacific...

$19.95 List Price
$15.96 Member Price
DR. SPACE

DR. SPACE

by Bob Ward

Written by veteran aerospace journalist Bob Ward, who spent years investigating his subject, this biography presents a revealing but even-handed...

$19.95 List Price
$15.96 Member Price

Clear the Decks


 
 

Conferences and Events

Maritime Security Dialogue

Tue, 2014-10-14

Please join us for the launch of a new Maritime Security Dialogue series, featuring: Admiral Jonathan Greenert, USN, Chief...

Defense Forum Washington 2014

Newseum - Knight Conference Center

2015 WEST Conference

Why Become a Member of the U.S. Naval Institute?

As an independent forum for over 135 years, the Naval Institute has been nurturing creative thinkers who responsibly raise their voices on matters relating to national defense.

Become a Member Renew Membership