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ACE!, Porter & Hammel,Pacifica, 1985, f/f, as new, see photo, author was F6F night fighter pilot with VMF, photos, 278 pgs. $10.00
ACES HIGH, Yenne, Bill, Berkley Caliber, 2009, new with d.j., see photo, story of the 2 top scoring American aces of WW II - Dick Bong & Tommy McGuire, photos & maps, 348 pgs. $8.00
ACES HIGH, Clark, Alan, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1973, vg/vg, see photo, illustrated chronicle of aerial warfare during five turbulent years, study of the tatics & strategies of the combat 'Aces' that led to Allied victory, photos, 192 pgs. $10.00
ACES, THE, Oughton, Frederick, Spearman,1961, vg/vg, see photo,stories of the men who converted the skies over France and Germany into a modern jousting field" Includes Boelcke, Immelmann, Eschwege, Manfred von Richthofen, 'Mad Major' Thompson, Edward Mannock, etc. photos, 384 pages. $10.00
ACES AND AIRMEN OF WORLD WAR I, Wood, Alan, Brassey, 2002, new, see photo, biographical sketches of aces from all the major nations, photos, 176 pgs. $10.00
ACE WITH ONE EYE, Oughton & Smyth, Fortunes of War, 2004, new (soft cover) see photo, story of 'Mick' Mannock, VC, who officially shot down 73 enemy planes & unoffically nearly a hundred, he was blind in one eye, 184 pgs. $10.00
AEROBATICS, Williams, Neil, Airlife, 1982, vg (hardcover, issued w/o dj), manual on how to fly aerobatics and the aircraft needed, photos, illustrations, 266 pgs. $5.00
AIRBORNE FROM EDMONTON, Myles, Eugenia, Ruerson, 1959, vg/vg, see scan, story of how Edmonton became the hub of Western Canada aviation. Beginning in 1909 and the many famous pilots who flew there, photos, 280 pgs. $10.00
AIR FORCE DIARY, Straubel, James (Editor), Simon & Schuster, 1946, vg (no dust jacket, slight water stain (lower right corner), 111 stories related to WW II combat as originally printed in Air Force Magazine, 492 pgs. $10.00
ALASKAN BUSH PILOYS IN YHE FLOAT COUNTRY, Satterfield, Archie, Bonanza Books, 1969, vg/vg, see scan, early history of bush pilots in southeastern Alaska, focus on float planes, many photos, 159 pgs. $10.00
ALLIED AVIATION OF WORLD WAR I Cowin, Hugh, Osprey, 2000, new, soft cover, see photo, Aviation Pioneer Series, many photographs with captions, 96 pgs. $8.00
AMELIA EARHART - MYSTERY SOLVED, Long, Elgin & Marie, Simon & Schuster, new with dj, see photo, An explanation of what happened to Earhart in July, 1937. photos, 220 pgs.$6.00
AMELIA EARHART'S DAUGHTERS, Haynsworth & Toomy, William Morrow & Co., 1998, new, see photo, American women aviatiors from WW II to space age, photos, 322 pgs.$8.00
AMELIA EARHART - THE SKY IS NO LIMIT, Van Pelt, Lori, Tom Doherty, 2005, new (soft cover), see photo, biography, 239 pgs.$6.00
AMERICA'S FIRST AIR WAR, Treadwell, Terry, MBI, 2000, new, see photo, reasons why the US entered the war, development of the US Air Service & Naval Air Service, early uses of aircraft in a combat situation, detail specific battles & units of the war, highlight key personalities & ordinary pilots, included are escape reports from pilots photos, 176 pgs. $10.00
AVIATION - SMITHSONIAN GUIDE, Lopez, Donald, Macmillan, 1997, as new, (soft cover), see photo, all color photos & drawings, 256 pgs.$2.50
AVIATORS, THE, Groom, Winston, National Geographic, 2013, new, see scan, Eddie Rickenbackeer, Charles Lindbergh, Jimmy Doolittle, their accomplishments during the pioneer years are discussed, their actions for our benefit during WW II, photos, 464 pgs. $7.50
AVIATORS, THE, Groom, Winston, National Geographic, 2013, new, see scan, Eddie Rickenbackeer, Charles Lindbergh, Jimmy Doolittle, their accomplishments during the pioneer years are discussed, their actions for our benefit during WW II, photos, 464 pgs. $7.50
BADER WING, Turner, John, Pen & Sord, 2007, new with d.j., see photo, account of the Duxford Wing - the five Hurricane squadrons which Douglas Bader led with great success in WW2, including his own 242 Squadron. Also provides a good account of the pilots themselves, and an assessment of Bader’s controversial ‘Big Wing’ tactics during the Battle of Britain, photos, 153 pgs. $10.00
BALLOONS TO JETS, Scamehorn, Howard, Henry Regnery, 1957, vg/vg, see photo, history of aeronautics in Illinois, 1855-1955, photos, 271 pgs. $10.00
BATTLEBAGS, Mowthorpe, C.E.S., Alan Sutton, 1995, new, soft cover, see photo, British airships of WW I, many photos, 194 pgs. $10.00
BEFORE AMELIA, Lebow, Eileen, Brassey, 2002, f (soft cover, as new), see photo, examines the women aviators,the story begins with Raymonde de Laroche, a French woman who became the first licensed female pilot in 1909. De Laroche, Lydia Zvereva, Melli Beese, Hilda Hewlitt, Harriet Quimby, and the other women pilots, photos, 313 pgs. $6.00
BILLY MITCHELL, Jeffers, H. Paul, Zenith, 2004, new, see photo, Billy" Mitchell began his romance with aviation in 1916 when, at the age of 38, he took private flying lessons graduating just in time to undertake the mobilization of Americas air forces in World War I, a daring & tireless leader who rose to the rank of brigadier general, commanding all of Americas aerial-combat units in France, chronicles the highs and lows of Mitchells career, photos, 288 pgs. $10.00
BIG BROTHERS, STORY OF THE B-29s, Sinclair, William, Naylor, 1972, f/f, see photo, based originally in India & China, long distance missions, attacks on Tokyo, interviews with veterans, 132 pgs. $10.00
BIZARRE TALES FROM WORLD WAR II, Breuer, William, Castle Books, 2005, f/f (as new), see scan, 145 unusual incidents from WW II, all theatres & all services, photos, 220 pgs. $8.00
BLACK WINGS, Hardesty & Pisano, Smithsonian, 1984, vg, soft cover, see photo, beginning in the 1920s, a small and widely scattered group of black air enthusiasts challenged this prevailing pattern of racial discrimination, with no small amount of effort - and against formidable odds - they gained their pilot licenses & acquired the technical skills to become aircraft mechanics and over the course of the twentieth century & into the twenty-first, photos, 80 pgs. $8.50
CAVALRY OF THE CLOUDS, Sweetman, John, Spellmount, 2010, f/f (new copy), see photo, traces the evolution of air power in North-West Europe, author draws on personal correspondence, photos, 224 pgs. $10.00
CLOSET CASES, Mertens, Randy, Pilot News Press, 1980, vg/vg (hard cover), see scan, 46 post war planes that did not make it, includes Waco Aristocraft, Vultee Flying Car, Little Dipper and others, photos, 110 pgs. $10.00
COLONEL CODY AND THE FLYING CATHEDRAL, Jenkins, Garry, Picador, 2000, new, Sam Cody, flamboyant Texan, first to build and fly biplane in Britain, photos, 276 pgs. $5.00
CRACKUP! Morgan, Len, Arco, 1969, vg (pictorial cover), see scan, over 150 photos of non-fatal air crashes from 1911 to 1960s, 64 pgs. $10.00
DAY THE RED BARON DIED, Titler, Dale, Bonanza, 1978, vg/vg, see photo, last 2 days of Von Richthofen's life & the day after, photos & maps, 320 pgs. $10.00
DISASTER OF THE HINDENBURG, Tanaka, Shelley, Madison Press, 1993, vg/vg, see photo, many photographs (including color) of structure & interior of Hindenburg, documenting the crash, 64 pgs. $7.50
DREAM OF WINGS, Crouch, Tom, W.W. Norton, 1981, f/f (as new), see scan, story of the engineers, scientists & dreamers who had tried to make the ascent in every conceivable craft & blazed the trail to the flying machine, photos, 349 pgs. $10.00
EAGLES HEIGHT, THE, Elliot, Robert, Air Review Limited, 1961, f/f, see photo, fictionalized account of aviation & the men of the Royal flying Corp in WW1, Bw plates of various aircraft deployed in WW1 256 pgs.$6.00
ECHOES OF EAGLES, Woolley & Crawford, Dutton, 2003, new, see photo, account of pilots in WW I, author's father flew in the 94th, 95th & 49th Aero Squadrons, maps & photographs, 307 pgs. $10.00
EARLY AIR PIONEERS 1862-1935, Sunderman, James, Franklin Watts, 1961, vg/vg (rubbed), see photo, anthology of 47 stories of early aviation, 1862 to 1935, photos, 282 pgs. $10.00
EARLY BIRDS, THE, Whitehouse, Arch, Doubleday, 1965, vg/vg, see photo, history of early flight, photos, 288 pgs. $10.00
EIGHTH SEA, Courtney, Frank, Doubleday, 1972, vg/vg, see scan, autobiography, leaned to fly in 1913, helped design the Atlas missles, fighter pilot in WW I, engineering test pilot, photos, 297 pgs. $5.00
ESCAPE TO LIVE, Howell, Edward, Longmans, Green & Co., 1948, vg/vg, see scan, author flew Hurricanes with the 33 Sqdn on Crete. He was captured and shipped to Greece, where he later escaped, 230 pgs. $10.00
FIGHTER COMBAT IN THE JET AGE, Isby, David, Harper Collins, 1997, vg (no dust jacket), a new generation of jet airplanes fought over Korea & in the Middle East, by the 1960s, more powerful engines were allied to air to air missiles & effective airborne radar, describes the fighters & weapons developed during the Cold war, illustrated with color & duotone photography, 192 pgs. $5.00
FIND, FIX AND STRIKE, Horsley, Terrence, Eyre & Spostswoode, 1945, vg (minor cover wear, no dj), work of the Fleet Air Arm during WW II, photos, 144 pgs. $ 10.00
FIRST CROYDON AIRPORT 1915-1928, Learmonth, Nash & Clvetti, Sutton Libraries, 1977, fine copy,hardbound for protection, see scan, airport established in 1915 for aerial defense of London, it later became a major commercial airport, photos, 87 pgs. $10.00
FIRST GREAT AIR WAR, Bickers, Richard Townshend, Hodder & Stoughton, 1988, vg/vg, see photo, history of the air war during the First World War, includes 55 b/w photographs, 277 pgs. $10.00
FLYERS IN SEARCH OF WILBUR & ORVILLE WRIGHT, Adams, Noah, Crown, 2003, new, see photo, Adams, cohost of NPR's All Things Considered, sets out to learn about the Wright Brothers, their family & why they loved to fly so much, he visits all the spots important to the brothers, from the Outer Banks, where they flew gliders, to France, Dayton, & New York, a personable guide into the Wright Brothers' world, offering a refreshing look at these aviation pioneers, photos, 221 pgs. $5.00
FLIGHTS INTO HISTORY, McLachlan, Ian, Sutton, 2007, new with dust jacket, see photo, author, an aviation archaeologist has reconstructed the last flights of WW II airmen, events, often from wreckage recovered, new lines of research and eyewitness accounts. photos, 204 pgs. $10.00
FLYING BLIND, Morle-Mower, Geoffrey, Yucca Tree Press, 2000, f/f (as new), see scan, with poor eyesight, he out-foxed the system & became an RAF pilot in 1937. He was assigned to No. 5 Squadron in Waziristan, photos, 289 pgs. $10.00
FLIGHT OF EAGLES, Karolevitz & Fenn, Brevet Press, 1974, vg/vg, see photo, Kosciuszko Squadron of American volunteers who flew for Poland against Russia 1919-20, photos, 281 pgs. $10.00
FLYING DARE DEVILS OF THE ROARING TWENTIES, Dwiggins, Don, Arthur Barker, 1969, vg/vg, see scan, American title: "The Barnstormers", aviation gone wild in the 1920s, many photos, 151 pgs. $10.00
FLYING MINNOWS, Vee, Roger (Vivian Voss), John Hamilton, 1935, vg (no dj), WW I pilot flew Bristol with 88 Sdn. & 48 Sdn., written by his sister, key to pseudonyms used, bases used by 48 & 88 Sqdns, causalties, combat claims, photos, 306 pgs. $10.00
FREEDOM FLYERS, Moye, J. Todd, Oxford University Press, 2010, new, see photo, training & combat operations of the Tuskegee Airmen, photos, 241 pgs. $10.00
FREEMAN FIELD MUTINY, Warren, Lt. Col. James, soft cover(as new), see scan, This mostly Black 477th Bomb Group was training for combat in 1945. They collided with the White command system at Freeman Field, Indiana, photos, 187 pgs. $10.00
FLYING MINNOWS, Vee, Roger (Vivian Voss), Hippocrene Books, 1977, vg (inked name)/vg (spine fade), see photo, WW I pilot flew Bristol with 88 Sdn. & 48 Sdn., written by his sister, key to pseudonyms used, bases used by 48 & 88 Sqdns, causalties, combat claims, photos, 306 pgs. $10.00
GERMAN ACE TELLS WHY, Guenther, Newhard, Sci-Art Publisher, 1942, VG, see scan, the author uses an unnamed Luftwaffe pilot's diary to show the emotions & total depression of Hitlerism. The pilot's family was still in Germany at the time of publication, 82 pgs. $4.50
GERMAN FIGHTER ACES OF WORLD WAR ONE, Treadwell & Wood, Tempus, 2003, new, soft cover, see photo, airmen who fought in the war, aircraft manufacturers & their aircraft, specifications, photos, 320 pgs. $10.00
GOLDEN EAGLES, Firkins, Peter, St. George Books, 1980, f/f, see photo, stories of 15 Australian airmen, 8 from WW I and 7 from WW 2, photos, 242 pgs $10.00
GOGGLES, HELMENTS & AIRMAIL STAMPS, Bachon, Georgette, Clark Irwin, 1974, f/f (as new), see scan, from the first balloon ascent (1856) in Ontario, the first heavier than air flight (the June Bug in 1909), Canada's contribution to WW I victory and of course, bush flying, photos, 150 pgs. $10.00
GREAT DIRIGIBLES, THE, Toland, John, Dover, 1972, as new, soft cover, see photos, formerly titled Ships in The Sky, their triumphs & disasters, photo section, 352 pgs. $3.50
HELL ABOVE EARTH, Frater. Stephen, St. Martin's Press, f/f (as new), see scan, a 303rd BG B-17 pilot whose co-pilot was ordered to kill him if.... There are many other things that happened to the 303rd on raids, photos, 303 pgs. $10.00
HERO, Nolan, Brian, Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1981, vg/vg, see scan, "Screwball" Beurling was a Canadian spitfire pilot who gained notoriety at Malta by shooting down 27 German planes in 14 days. He finished the war with 31 victories, photos, 201 pgs. $10.00
HEROES AND LEGENDS OF WORLD WAR I, Whitehouse, Arch, Doubleday, 1964, vg (minor foxing)/vg (price clipped), see photo, major battles on land, at sea, and in the air, photos & maps, 368 pgs. $5.00
HEROES HAVE WINGS, Firkins, Peter, Hesperian Press, 1993, vg (soft cover), see photo, account of operations of the RAAF ranging over all geographical theaters of WW II, documentation of triumphs & defeats, photos, 212 pgs. $10.00
HIGH ADVENTURE, Alexander, R.T., NAC, 1972, vg (soft cover), see scan, history of aviation in New Zealand, dedicated to all New Zealand aviators who flew between 1889 & 1968, illustrations, 95 pgs. $10.00
HIGH JOURNEY, Putnam, Carleton, Scribners, 1945, vg/vg, see scan, author founded Pacific Seaboard Airlines and later Chicago and Southern Airlines, C & S merged with Delta in 1951, 308 pgs. $10.00
HISTORY OF 30 SQUADRON, Everidge, Major, Naval & Military Press, 2004, soft cover, see photo, Reprint of Original Air Ministry Historical Branch manuscript, history of 30 Squadron’s operations against the Turks in Mesopotamia (iraq) in the Great War fronm the siege and fall of Kut to the occupation of Baghdad, 30 Squadron served in the Middle East theatre in the Great War after being formed from different Flights in England, Egypt and Mesopotamia (Iraq), account of a difficult and often neglected front of the Great War, 69 pgs. $10.00
IDEALS AND TRAINING OF A FLYING OFFICER, Maclennan, Roderick, Crecy, 2009, new, see photo, Maclennan joined the Officer’s Training Corps connected with the University of Toronto in 1915. Enlisting in Kingston he crossed the Atlantic in 1916 with the Medical Service on work which was ‘congenial and necessary’. Commissioned to the Royal Flying Corps, he trained in Oxford on the BE 2b. these extracts from his letters were found hidden in the archives of his college, posted to France with 60 Squadron, Maclennan was killed in a flying accident less than a week after his first patrol while flying the SE 5, 104 pgs. $10.00
IMAGES OF WAR: ROYAL FLYING CORPS, Smith, Alistar, Pen & Sword, 2012, new (soft cover), see photo, Selected images from three different Royal Flying Corps albums, photographs include training in Canada & at Tangmere, large variety of different aircraft featured, as well as images of pilots and officers, 134 pgs. $10.00
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE RED BARON, O'Connor & Franks, Pen & Sword, 2004, new , soft cover, see photo, this book is divided into three sectors of the WWI front line in which von Richthofen operated, each area is conveniently reached within hours, airfield sites, memorials & the graves of Manfred's famous victims are described and directions for the battlefield walker are included with information on related museums and historic sites with special association with this most famous of fighter pilots, photos & maps, 176 pgs. $10.00
JACK NORTHROP AND THE FLYING WING, Coleman, Ted, Paragon, 1988, vg/vg, see photo, first hand report of the pioneering design of the Stealth Bomber, photos, 284 pgs. $10.00
JANE'S POCKET BOOK OF AIRSHIPS, Ventry & Kolesnik (editors), Collier Books, 1976, vg (soft cover), covers airships from the 1870s to the 1970s, many photos, 244 pgs. $6.00
JUSTIN de GOUTIERE - PILOT, de Goutiere, Justin, G.T. Foulis, 1968, vg/vg, see scan, autobiography, pilot for B.C. Airlines, photos, 206 pgs. $10.00
KANGAROO ROUTE, Hooper, Meredith, Angus, 1985, f, soft cover (as new), see scan, the development of the England-Australia Air Route, from the Record-breaking Flights to the beginnings of Commercial Aviation, maps, photos, 216 pages. $10.00
LAST PATROL, Holmes, Harry, Airlife, 1994, f/f (as new), see photo, operational history of the 52 U.S. submarines lost during WW II, photos, 212 pgs. $10.00
LEGACY OF WINGS, Smith, Frank K., T-D Assoc., 1981, vg/vg, see photo, Harold Pitcairn, builder of the Mailwings & autogiros, photos, 371 pgs. $10.00
LEXINGTON GOES DOWN, THE, Hoehling, A.A., Stagpole, 1993, as new, soft cover, see photo, Lexington (CV-2) was sunk at the Battle of Coral Sea, 1942, photos, 208 pgs. $5.00
LIGHTER THAN AIR, Crouch, Tom, John Hopkins University, 2009, new with dust jacket, see photo, illustrated history of balloons & airships, 191 pgs. $9.00
LIGHTER-THAN-AIR FLIGHT, Glines, Carroll, Watts, 1965, f/f, see scan,. a collection of more than 50 articles covering the history of LTS flight from the first (1782) Montgolfier Brothers thru Zeppelins & current dirigibles, photos, 27 pgs. $10.00
LYRICAL AVIATORS, McClinton, Sandra, Whistling Swan Press, 2000, f/f (marked as a review copy), see photo, Her trip with her husband around the US in a Cessna 172, photos, 221 pgs. $8.00


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