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ACROBATS IN THE SKY, Underwood, John, Heritage Press, 1972, vg (soft cover), see photo, from Lincoln Beachey to the Blue Angels, many photos, 88 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
AIR ACES, McCaffery, Dan, Janes Kirunerm 1990, fine (soft cover), see scan, covers 6 Canandian Aces from WW I (includes Collishaw & Barker) & 6 Aces from WW II and Korea (includes Buerling & Bannock). There is a list of all the Canandian Aces by Province, photos, 234 pgs. $17.50
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. $12.50
AIRCRAFT - FROM AIRSHIPS TO JET PROPULSION, Dickson, Bonner, Holden & Co., 1950, vg (pictorial cover, corners bumped), see scan, photographic history of Vickers & Supermarine aircraft 1908 to 1948.
$15.00
AIRCRAFT OF THE SWISS AIR FORCE SINCE 1914, Urech, Jakob, Verlag Th. Gut, 1975, Hardcover (pictorial cover, as new), see scan, English text, photos, details & 3 views of each type used by the Swiss A.F., 367 pgs. $40.00
AIRCRAFT PHOTO ALBUM - VOL. 1, Bowers & Matt, 1969, vg, (soft cover), see photo, b&w photos of Breguet 14, Hughes XF-11, P-80, Navy/Curtiss NC boats, Vail Field, Crackups, P-80, Kite Baloons, etc, 56 pgs. $8.50
AEROPLANES VOUGHT, Moran, Gerald, Historic Aviation Album, 1978, f/f, see scan, from the formation of the company in 1917 through the jet age, 1977, many photos, 163 pgs. $28.50
AIR WAR AT NIGHT, Jackson, Robert, Howell Press, 2000, new, see photo, pictorial history of night fighting from WW I through strategic fighters, 155 pgs. $7.70
AMERICAN FIGHTER, THE, Angelucci & Bowers, Orion, 1987, f/f, oversized, see photo, comprehensive reference on fighter aircraft used by all branches of the American military beginning in World War I, arranged alphabetically by manufacturer & includes photographs, technical details, specifications, armament & scale drawings, 480 pgs. $18.50
ARADO, Kranzhoff, Jorg, Schiffer, 1997, fine (pictorial cover), see scan, they produced aircraft from 1925 thru the end of WW II, culminating in the AR.234 jet bomber, many photos, 167 pgs. $24.00
AVIATION - A HISTORICAL SURVEY, Gibbs-Smith, Charles, HMSO, 1985, fine (soft cover), see photo, Origins to the end of World War II, photos, line drawings, fold-out, 320 pgs. $8.00
AVIATION - SMITHSONIAN GUIDE, Lopez, Donald, Macmillan, 1997, as new, (soft cover), see photo, all color photos & drawings, 256 pgs.$2.50
AVIATORS, THE , Joy, William, Shakespeare Head Press, 1971, vg/vg (chipped), see photo, history of aviation in Australia, from the earliest attempts at controlled balloon flights in 1865 right through to the Christchurch Air Race of 1953, photos, 211 pgs. $19.00
BEST OF THE NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM, Van de Linden, Robert (editor), Smithsonian, 2006, as new, see photo, many photos (color), 208 pgs. $10.00
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
BOEING AIRCRAFT SINCE 1916, Bowers, Peter, Putnam, 1966, vg/g (chipped), see scan, traces the development of the Boeing families of aircraft, single-engine marine types, trainers, early transports, fighters, multi-engined bombers, up to the jet transports of the present time, photos,3-views, 444 pgs. $20.00
BOULTON PAUL AIRCRAFT, Brew, Alec, Tempus, 2001, new, soft cover, see photo, history, designs, company formation, design projects, production & type data, gun turrets, photos & 3-view drawings, 160 pgs. $18.00
BRITISH AIRCRAFT CARRIERS, Blundell, W.D.G., Map, LTD, 1969, vg/vg, see scan, British aircraft carriers, 1911 to 1969. First a general history, they photos & description of each, 103 pages. $30.00
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
BRITISH TEST PILOTS, Dorman, Geoffrey, forbes-Rob Robertson, 1950, vg/vg, see scan, interviews with 36 leading British test pilots from the early day of flying to testing the De Havilland Comet, photos, 166 pgs. $18.50
CELLULOID WINGS, Farmer, James, Tab, 1984, vg (soft cover), out of print, see photo, impact of movies on aviation, photos, 369 pgs. $30.00
CHINA'S WINGS, Crouch, Gregory, Bantam, 2012, f/f (as new), see scan, from its founding in 1931 to 1945, William Longhorne Bond's continuing efforts to make China National Aviation Corporation a viable airline, including flying the hump during WW II, photos, 498 pgs. $12.50
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
CLASH OF EAGLES, Newton, Dennis, Kanagaroo Press, 1996, fine (soft cover), see scan, Australian air combat from WW I through Vietnam, photos, 148 pgs. $10.00
COMPLETE BOOK OF COCKPITS, Dwiggins, Don, Tab, 1982 vg/g (some chipping & wear, see photo, information on cockpit configurations & instruments, many photos + 16 pgs of color, 226 pgs. $15.00
COURAGE IN THE AIR, Bishop, Arthur, McGraw-Hill, 1992, vg/vg, bios of Canadian war heroes that fought in the air during WW I, WW II & Korea, photos, 307 pgs. $20.00
CURTISS-WRIGHT, GREATNESS AND DECLINE. , Eltscher & Young, Twayne Publishing 1998, Fine condition (as new) issued with out a dust jacket. see scan, Covers from the Curtiss motorcycle & dirigible engine, WW I, Golden Age, and it's peak in WW II. The company was left behind in the jet age, photos, 213 pages. $60.00
DANCING THE SKIES, Birkby, Carel, Howard Timmins, 1982, f/f, see photo, stories of South African pilots, photos, 198 pgs. $10.00
DAYS OF TRIAL AND TRIUMPH, Lockheed Corp, 1969, vg (soft cover), pictorial history of Lockheed, 1913-1969, 106 pgs. $4.50
DICTIONARY OF INTERNATIONAL AIRCRAFT NICKNAMES, VARIANTS AND COLLOQUIAL TERMS, Horton, John, Grub St., 1994, f/f, see photo, 186 pgs. $10.00
ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF SOVIET FIGHTERS 1939-1951 , Leonard, Herbert, Histoire & Collections, 200, new (issued w/o dj), see photo, piston-engines or mixed power-planes, studies, projects, prototype series & variants, 3-views, cutaways, color profiles, photos, 208 pgs. $30.00
FIGHTER ACES OF THE U.S.A. , Toliver & Constable, Aero, 1979, vg/vg (chipped), see photo, complete on American Fighter aces, includes dozens of air ace combat accounts, plus bio's, includes over 1400 elite Americans who earned the title "ace" from WW I, WW II, Korea & Vietnam, many photos, 400 pgs. $19.95
FIREBIRDS, West, Bruce, illustrated by James Lumbers, Ministry of Natural Resources, 1974, vg/vg, see photo, bush flying, account of the first 50 years of Ontario Provincial Air Service, photos & drawings, 258 pgs. $7.50
FLIGHT IN AMERICA, Bilstein, Roger, John Hopkins University Press, 1991, vg (soft cover, some underlining), aviation history from Wright brothers to astronauts, photos, 356 pgs. $4.50
FLYING BOATS OF BERMUDA, Pomeroy, Colin, self-published, 2000, as new, soft cover, see photo, from the first sea planes in 1919 to the last in the 1980s, many photos, 254 pgs. $36.00
FLYING SCOTS, Webster, Jack, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, vg (soft cover, lower corner bend), see photo, a Century of aviation in Scotland, from Percy Pilcher's gliders to the Mollisons and Dowding, to today, many photos, 88 pgs. $10.00
FLYING THE OLD PLANES, Tallman, Frank, Doubleday, 1973, vg /vg , see photo, Ilustrated with 24 pages of full color & 181 b&w photos, on the early days of manned flight from the owner of the world's largest historic plane collection, 255 pgs. $25.00
FLYING YEARS, THE Buchanan, Lamont, Putnam, 1953, vg/vg, see scan, a photographic history of aviation on the 50th anniversary of the Wright brothers flight, many photos, 188 pgs. $17.50
FORTY YEARS ON......... published by Handley Page Ltd., 1949, good condition (worn), history of Handly Page with photos of all the aircraft they manufactured in their first 40 years, 94 pgs. $15.00
FROM CUB TO NAVAJO - STORY OF PIPER AIRCRAFT CORPORATION, soft cover booklet published in 1970, address delivered at a National Meeting of the Newcomen Society on April 23, 1970. W.T. Piper Jr. was the guest of honor & speaker, photos, 31 pgs. $12.50
FROM THE GROUND UP, Adkins, F.J., Airlife, 1983, vg/vg, see photo, history of the RAF ground crews and their increasingly complex role from World War I, photos, 219 pgs. $15.00

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