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FAMOUS AMERICAN FLYERS, Fraser, Chelsea, Thomas Y. Cromwell, 1941, vg (no dj), exploits of 13 American air pioneers, incuding Glenn Curtiss, Frank Hawks, Edwin Musick & Wiley Post, photos, 352 pgs. $16.00
FAMOUS FIRST FLIGHTS ACROSS THE ATLANTIC, Delear, Frank, Dodd Mead, 1979, vg/vg, see scan, from the flight of the NC-4 in 1919 to 1978 (the first hot air balloon). photos, 205 pggs. $12.50
FIRST CROYDON AIRPORT 1915-1928, Learmonth, Nash & Clvetti, Sutton Libraries, 1977, fine copy, airport established in 1915 for aerial defence of London, it later became a major commercial airport, photos, 87 pgs. $15.00
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. $16.00
FLIGHT OF THE SOUTHERN CROSS, Kinsford-Smith & Ulm, Robert M. McBride & Co., 1929, vg/vg (lazer copy dj), see photo, first trans-Pacific flight in 1928, flew from Oakland, California to Honolulu, then on to Fiji and Brisbane, map & photos, 295 pgs. $22.00
FLIGHT TO ALASKA-1930, Lombard, Laurance, Self-published, 1966, vg/vg, see scan, The author & Fred Blogett flew from Boston to Alaska and return (Aug. 17th to Sept. 19th, 1930 in a De Havilland Gypsy Moth, photos, 139 pgs. $20.00
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
FLYING AND GLIDER MANUALS - Complete Set of EAA Reprints (6), all in fine condition (soft cover), originally published 1929 to 1933. $45.00 for the set
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 THE ARTIC, George Hubert Wilkins, Capt., Grosset & Dunlap, 1929, vg, see scan, included with the book is an envelope signed twice by Wilkins, see scan, on April 15, 1928, Wilkins and his pilot, Carl Ben Eilson, flew from Point Barrow, A aska to Spitsbergen, it wasn't easy, photos, 336 pgs. $45.00
FORD'S TRI-MOTORED PHOENIX, Towle, Austin, Privately Printed, 1967, soft cover, see scan, written by his son as a tribute to Tom Towle, whose engineering career began in 1920 with the Dayton-Wright Company. controversy over who designed the Ford Tri-Motor, three additional items 1)a 4 page insert written by Tom Towle listing the aircraft companies he had been employed by. see scan, He also claims that he should be given credit for the designing of the Ford Tri-Motor, photos, 16 pgs. + 1929 origninal ad for the Tin Goose. $45.00
FRENCH AEROPLANES BEFORE THE GREAT WAR, Opdycke, Leonard, Schiffer, 1999, new,
see photo, log of nearly 700 French builders, many rare photos from Musee de l'Air, 288 pgs.
$35.00
FROM BLERIOT TO SPITFIRE, Ogilvy, David (editor), Airlife, 1991, vg, soft cover, see photo, flying the aircraft in the Shuttleworth collection, photos, 192 pgs., $12.95

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