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AERONCA'S GOLDEN AGE, Abel & Abel, Matt, Paul, Wind Canyon , 2001, new, soft cover, see photo, details the events leading to the Aeronautical Corporation of America, from the early 1920s, through the Great Depression, WW II, includes biographical information on the founders of Aeronca, operations, C-2, C-3, Model K, Model L, 7AC Champ & 11AC Chief, numerous photos, 3-views, 142 pgs. $26.95
BONANZA AROUND THE WORLD, Stewart, Dennis, Wind Canyon , 1998, new, soft cover, see photo, in 1994, the author & Bob Reiss (owner of an A36 turboprop Bonanza) embarked on an around the world air race, documentation of their journey with photos, 117 pgs. $12.50
BOOK OF WESTLAND AIRCRAFT, Lukins, A.H., Harborough Publishing, 1973, fine condition, see photo, Westland Aircraft Works was founded in 1915. The company started with the Short "Two-two-five" seaplane for the British Navy, and it built 34 seaplanes before turning its hand to land planes. There followed the "Wagtail", the "Weasel", the "Limousine", the "Widgeon Mark III", the "Wapiti", the "Lysander", and others. They"re all here, complete with photos, specifications and 3-way views, incl. some fold-outs, 104 pgs. $50.00
BOX KITES TO BOMBERS - ca 1946, Story of the Glenn L. Martin Company, see scan, photos, 38 pgs.
$12.50
BRITISH CIVIL AIRCRAFT REGISTER, Swanborough & Taylor, Ian Allen, 1970, vg/vg, see scan, Over 16,000 airplanes are listed by their civil registration number from 1919 to 1970, photos, 255 pgs.
$18.50
CESSNA'S GOLDEN AGE Abel, Abel & Matt, Wind Canyon, 2001, new, soft cover, see photo, history of cessna, primary gliders, airmasters, T-50 bobcat, CG-4A glider, cessna 120 & 140, photos & drawings, 90 pgs. $22.95
CITY OF FLIGHT, Horgan, James, Patrice Press, 1984, f/f (as new), see scan, History of aviation in St. Louis, goes back to the 1830s, photos, 500 pgs. $12.50
COMPLETE GUIDE TO CESSNA AIRCRAFT (2nd EDITION) Murphy, Tom, Cartier House, 2002, new (soft cover), see photo, specifications & photos, 182 pgs. $18.00
COMPLETE GUIDE TO PIPER AIRCRAFT (2nd EDITION) Murphy, Tom, Wind Canyon, 2009, new (soft cover), see photo, specifications & photos, 152 pgs. $17.00
CORSAIR, 30 YEARS OF FILIBUSTERING 1940-1970, Pautigny, Bruno, Histoire & Collections, new (issued w/o dj) see photo, history of corsair, camouflage schemes, pilots, many photos (mostly color), color plates, 127 pgs. $22.50
CRACKUP! Morgan, Len, Arco, 1969, vg (pictorial cover), see scan, over 150 photos of non-fatal air crashes from 1911 to 1960s, 64 pgs. $12.50
HOWARD'S GOLDEN AGE Hall, Art, Wind Canyon, 2008, new, soft cover, see photo, After building four air racers in the 1930s, Pete, Mike, Ike and Mr. Mulligan, Benny, he began manufacturing & selling commercial aircraft, he was also a highly acclaimed test pilot, all of Howard’s models are featured here: the DGA-1, DGA-2, DGA-3, DGA-4, DGA-5, DGA-6, DGA-7, DGA-8, DGA-9, DGA-10, DGA-11, DGA-12, DGA-15 & the DGA-18, photos, line drawings, 161 pgs. $26.95
INCREDIBLE T-6 PILOT MAKER, THE, Ethell & Ohlrich, Speciality Press, 1983, vg (previous owner wrote his piloting experiences in this aircraft on the inside cover),/f, see photo, documents one of the most important aircraft to emerge from the 1930's, excellent training aircraft, photos, 144 pgs. $25.00
LAWRENCE D. BELL - A MAN AND HIS COMPANY Soft cover booklet, Newcomen Society, 1958, see scan, Bell aircraft - address delivered at a National Meeting of the Newcomen Society on May 15, 1958 by Leston Faneauf, president of Bell Aircraft Corporation, 36 pgs. $12.00
LUSCOMBE'S GOLDEN AGE Swick, John, Wind Canyon, 2005, new, soft cover, see photo, revised & updated the original The Luscombe Story published in 1987, including approximately 100 new pages of text, Luscombe magazine ads from that era, accounts & 3-views of each Luscombe model manufactured, including the early models: Phantom, Ghost, Spectre, Harpie, Small Transport & Sprite,many photos, 297 pgs. $29.95
MADCAPS, MILLIONAIRES AND "MOSE", Underwood, John, Heritage Press, 1984, fine (embossed hard cover, see scan, signed by author, story of Grand Central Airport (Glendale, CA) from it's glory days (1920s & 30s) through WW II. It was used by airlines, Hollywood celebrities & the military. The downhill road to closure in 1959, many photos, 144 pgs. $60.00
PIPER'S GOLDEN AGE Abel, Abel & Matt, Wind Canyon, 2001, new, soft cover, see photo, details the formation of the Piper Aircraft Corporation, how Piper & Taylor got together and their split. Includes models built from the 1920s through post WW II, Taylor Chummy, Taylor E-2 Cub, Taylor/Piper J-2 Cub, Piper J-3 Cub, Piper J-4 Cub Coupe, Piper Experimentals, Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser, Piper PA-11 Cub Special, Piper PA-14 Family Cruiser, Piper PA-15 Vagabond, Piper PA-16 Clipper, and Piper PA-18 Super Cub, photos, line drawings, 90 pgs. $22.95
PRATT & WHITNEY AIRCRAFT STORY, Pratt & Whitney, 1950, vg (embossed cover), see scan, a portfolio of aircraft powered by P&W engines, the history of the company celebrating it's 25th year, photos, 173 pgs. $20.00
SPARTAN STORY, THE, Peek, Chet, Aviation Heritage, 1994, new, soft cover, see photo, photographic history, line drawings, 150 pgs. $19.95
TAPERWING WACOS, Brandly, Raymond, self-published, 1984, vg (embossed name), soft cover, see photo, many photos, 132 pgs. $45.00
TRAVEL AIR, Phillips, Edward, Flying Books Int., 1994, fine (soft cover) see photo, wings over the prarie, history of the Travel Air development, construction, many photos & 3-view drawings, 126 pgs. $10.00
THE BOOK OF MILES AIRCRAFT, Lukins, A.H., Harborough, 1945, vg (embossed cover), see scan, details of the aircraft & projects of Miles Aircraft Ltd, many photos, 79 pgs. $23.50
WACO ASK ANY PILOT, Brandly, Ray, self-published 1979, fine (hardcover with pictorial cover), see scan, signed by Brandly, the real story of Waco Airplanes by one of the founders of the National Waco Club, many photos, 163 pgs. $100.00
WELCH AIRPLANE STORY, Welch-Able, Drina, SunShine House, 1983, f/f, see scan, compulation of the aircraft manufactured by Welch Aircraft Company, Orin Welch was lost in WW II flying a C-47 over the Hump, many photos, 130 pgs. $35.00
WINGS OF YESTERYEAR, Szurovy, Geza, MBI, 2004, new (soft cover), see photo, nostalgic look at the golden age of personal flight, when the incredible aircraft of the 1920s, '30s, and '40s, all color photos, 168 pgs. $12.00
YESTERDAY TODAY TOMORROW, Jacks, Maston, ed., Fairchild Hiller, 1971, vg, hard cover (no dj), edgewear on spine, limited edition, first 50 years of Fairchild, genealogicay of aircraft, many photos (including color), 88 pgs. $25.00
YESTERDAY'S WINGS, Bowers, Peter, AOPA, 1974, vg (issued w/o dj), see photo, an insight into the many aircraft of general aviation from its very beginnings through the post-war era, descriptions & photographs of more than seventy great aircraft. 160 pgs. $15.00


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