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PICTORIAL HISTORY OF JAPANESE MILITARY AVIATION, Sekigawa, Eiichiaro, Ian Allen, 1974, vg/vg, see scan, 143 pages of text, 80 pages of photos. $20.00
PIONEERING IN AERONAUTICS, Board of Awards, 1952, vg (ex-Smithsonian Library), inscription to Lester Gardner (the 1947 recipient), short biograhies of the 24 recipients of the Guggenheim Medal for Outstantin Contributions to Aviation 1929 to 1952), photos, 147 pgs. $15.00
RAF IN ACTION, Jackson, Robert, Blandford Press, 1985, vg (pictoria cover), see scan, history of Royal Air Force from its creation in WWI to more recent battles over the Falkland Islands, divided into sections 1918-1939, 1939-1945, 1945-1985, photos & maps, 160 pgs. $7.50
RAIDERS APPROACH! Sutton, H.T. Sqdn Leader, Gale & Poden, 1956, vg/vg (large piece missing on upper left had area), see photo, history of RAF Hornchurch, from 1915 through 1940. It was a key base in the defence of London, photos, 181 pgs. $18.75
RCAF SQUADRONS AND AIRCRAFT, Kostenuk & Griffin, Samuel Stevens Hakkert & Co., 1977, vg (some yellowing at upper edge)/vg, history of the Royal Canadian Air Force, from it's inception circa 1924 up until the late 1970s, photos, 253 pgs. $20.00
SEAPLANES OF THE WORLD, Yenne, Bill, O.G. Publishing, 1997, f/f, see scan, covers worldwide seaplanes from the Curtiss Model D (1911) to the Canadair CL-415 (1991), many photos, 176 pgs. $10.00
SHUTTLEWORTH, Bowman & Dibbs, Airlife, vg, soft cover, see photo, a photographic essay in color of the aircraft at the museum, includes close-up photos, 126 pgs. $10.00
SUBMARINES WITH WINGS, Treadwell, Terry, Conway Maritime Press, 1985, vg/vg see photo, dream of combining aircraft and submarines occurred suprisingly early in the development of both. Following British and German experiments in 1914-1918, many navies built special submersible aircraft carriers between the wars, but only the Japanese persevered with the apparently insurmountable problems, culminating in a planned 1945 raid on the Panama Canal, photos, 115 pgs. $18.00
TARGET: ARCTIC, Simmons, George, Chilton, 1965, vg/vg, see photo, a chronology of Arctic aviation; a chronological list of aircraft used in the Arctic, explorers saw that the Arctic could best be penetrated from the air. In balloons, dirigibles & a variety of airplanes, appendices, maps, photos, 420 pgs. $12.00
THEIR EYES ON THE SKIES, Cole, Martin, Aviation Book Co., 1979, vg/vg, see scan, signed by author, relates 7 stories behind the series of events in aviation, including John H. Montgomery, Richard Halliburton & Charles Willard, photos, 173 pgs. $12.50
TO JOIN WITH THE EAGLES Rubenstein & Goldman, Doubleday, 1974, vg/vg (yellowing), see photo, history of Curtiss-Wright aircraft 1903-1965, over 300 photos, 230 pgs. $14.00
U.S. NAVAL FIGHTERS 1922-1980s, Jones, Lloyd, Aero Publishers, 1977, vg/vg, see photo, every type is documented , photos & 3-views, 352 pgs. $20.00
U.S. NAVY AIRCRAFT 1921-1941; U.S. MARINE CORPS AIRCRAFT 1914-1959, Larkins, William, Orion, 1988, vg/vg, each aircraft listed with a photo, 203 pgs. $22.50
VOYAGEURES OF THE AIR, Main, J.R.K., Canadian Dept. of Transport, 1967, f/f (as new), see scan, history of Canadian Civil Aviation 1858-1967, photos, 297 pgs. $12.50
WINGED COURIER, Klein, Harry, Timmins, vg (property of "Freedom Square" stamped on fly page)/vg (faded), 1955, see scan, signed by author, history of aviation in South Africa, photos, 130 pgs. $25.00
WINGED SENTRIES, Gordon, John, self-pubished, 1963, vg/vg (oversized, small piece missing from back cover), see photo, English & French text, inside front cover has facsimile signatures of over 70 pilots including Raymond Collishaw, G E Nash & Joe Macbrien; history of the types of aircraft used by Canadian Armed Forces is permanently recorded, index, illustrations 104 pages. $15.00
WINGS DAY, Smith, Sydney, Collins, 1968, vg/vg Spitfires shot down, captured, In 1939 Wing Commander H.M.A.Day was shot down & captured over Germany. As Senior Officer in the prisoner of war camp "Wings" as they called him put escapes on an organized basis to keep as many German soldiers busy pinning thousands of soldiers down to guard the British troops who made escaping their mission, photos, 252 pgs $12.00
WINGS OF THE EAGLE, Tanner, John, Pitkin, 1975, vg (soft cover), see photo, History of German aviation, RAF Museum exhibition, photos, 48 pgs. $10.00
WINGS OVER WATER, Oliver, David, Chartwell, 1999, f/f, as new, see photo, chronical of flying boats & amphibians of 20th century, many photos, 128 pgs. $10.00
WINGS OVER SCOTLAND, Allan, James, Trevor Limited, 2002, new, soft cover (back cover has bent corner) see photo, history of the Scottish Aero Club 1927 to 2002, photos, 128 pgs. $10.00
WORLD ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURERS, Gunston, Bill, Naval Institute, 1993, new, see photo, over 3,000 entries of manurfacturers + 300 photographs, alphabetically listed, photos, 336 pgs. $20.00
WRONG STUFF? Scott, Phil, Hylas Publishing, as new, see photo, photo history of flying machines that are odd & unusal. A look at the hopes, dreams and failures of those would-be inventors, 219 pgs. $5.00
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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