REPORT ON THE 180 H.P. MERCEDES AERO ENGINE
Albatros, 2010, limited printed facsimile of the Ministry of Munitions report of March 1918 provides a really unique document. The technical report and stats are accompanied by five photos, seven sketches and a full side elevation cut-away - perfect documentation for modellers building German WWI fighters such as the Albatros, Pfalz, Fokker D.VII, etc. 20 pages including covers.
FIRST AIRPLANE DIESEL ENGINE: PACKARD MODEL D4-980 OF 1928
Meyer, Robert, Smithsonian, 1964, g (soft cover. insect damage to cover, does not interefer with text) history, documentation, photos & drawings, 48 pgs.
|FRANKLIN ENGINES, 1963, |
brochures with specifications & drawings.
|CONTINENTAL MOTORS, 2003,|
28 page color brochure on continental motors.
| AIRCRAFT CIRCULARS |
published by the National Advisory Committee for Aeornautics, each contain technical information, drawings & photographs.
|AVIATION POCKET BOOK 1917, Matthews, R. Borlase, D. Appleton, 1917, vg (formerly owned by a Lt. stationed at Langley Field, VA, 1918, see scan, covers all phases of aeronautics, the theory of flight, design, materials, engines, military & navigation, 300 pgs.||$35.00|
|BIRDFLIGHT AS THE BASIS OF AVIATION, Lilienthal, Otto, American Aeronautical Archives, 2001, new, soft cover, see photo, reprint of Lilienthal's observation, analysis, ingenuity and daring laid the foundation for the development of aviation. After a comprehensive scientific study of how birds fly, Lilienthal recognized the superiority of curved wing surfaces. He then developed a theory of flight and designed and built a series of gliders. From 1891 to 1896 he made over 2,000 glides, illustrations, 151 pgs.||$15.00|
| FLUGZEUGERKENNUNGS TAFELN,
Ex Air University Library at Maxwell Field (top corner of the first), (upper top corner of 2 pages have been torn off (1" x 2 1/2"), 1938, German text, 14 British Naval Aircraft are ilustrated with performance information.
for the set
|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|
|NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR AERONAUTICS - TECHNICAL NOTES|
|PRACTICAL AERONAUTICS, Hayward, Charles, American Technical Society, 1917, vg (inked name, the spine has been professionaly rebuilt), originally published in 1912, this is the 1917 edition which was updated to 1917, Example of illustrations, the theory of and history of balloons, dirigibles & aviation and aero engines. There are also descriptions of more than 30 current aircraft types, photos & many illustrations, 769 pgs.||$250.00|
|SIEBEL Si-204, Siebel Flugzeugwerk, 1943, 3-ring soft cover, German text, Hydraulic & de-icing systems in the fuselage & wings of the Siebel Si-204, Si-204D-o and 0-3, all diagrams with German text, approximately 160 pgs.||$20.00|
|STEAM IN THE AIR, Kelly, Maurice, Pen & Sword, 2006, new, see photo, application of steam power in aviation during the 19th & 20th centuries, describes in detail how many types of steam engine were adapted for use in flight and the flying-machines into which they were fitted, photos, diagrams & drawings, 159 pgs.||$28.00|
|WRIGHT FLYER, AN ENGINEERING PERSPECTIVE, Wolko, Howard (editor)), Smithonian Institute, 1987, vg, soft cover, proceedings of a symposium held at the National Air and Space Museum, Dec. 16, 1983. 106 pages, illustrated with photographs and diagrams||$25.00|