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| GOD IS MY CO-PILOT, |
Scott, Robert, Scribners, 1944, vg/vg (chipping), Signed by Scott, His autobiograph which concentrates on his expeeriences as a P-40 pilot in China, 1942 & 43, photos, 277 pgs.
|BRAVE MEN, |
Pyle, Ernie, Holt, 1943,, vg/vg. The author coveers the campaigns in Sicily, Italy & the capture of Paris, 474 pgs.
| CHALLENGING SKIES, |
Roseberry, C.R., Doubleday, 1966, vg/vg (oversized, gift inscription). Aviation history from 1919 to 1939, with many interesting true stories about aviation. O00 historical photographs, 533 pgs.
| KNIGHTS OF THE AIR - CANADIAN ACES OF WW I, |
Harris, John, MacMillan, 1966, vg/vg (ex-library), Canadian pilots (among them: Bishop, Collishaw, Barker & McLaren) who flew with the Royal Flying Corps in WW I, many illustrations of aircraft, 160 pgs.
BIG BOMBERS OF WORLD WAR I, A CANADIAN JOURNAL, |
Monaaghan, Hugh Lt, JaaRE, 1985, f (soft cover, as new). A memoir by Monaghan from his enlistment in the 79th Overseas Infantry Battalion in 1915 to his discharge from the Royal Flying Corps in 1918. He flew Handley-Page 0/400 aircraft in 215 Squadron as part of the night bomber contingent of the Independent Force of the RAF. He was shot down in September, 1918, and finished the war as a POW. photos, 136 pgs.
| POEMS AND RHYMES, |
Day, Jeffery, Sidwick & Jackson, 1919, vg/vg (minor foxing on dj). Day was a Sopwith Camel pilot (12 Squadron RNAS), 5 victories. He was KIA. This book was published by his family (1919) containing his writings. Inscription by his Mother. 66 pages.
| BOOK OF WESTLAND AIRCRAFT, |
Lukins, A.H., Harborough, 1944, vg/vg, . Westland began building airplanes in 1915. Described are each of their aircraft with photos & 3-views. They also built aircraft of other manufactures, 92 pgs.
| BOOK OF BRISTOL AIRCRAFT, |
Lukin, A.H., Harborough, 1946, vg/vg (small piece missing on dj). Bristol bean aircraft manufacturing in 1910. Describes each of their aircraft with photos & 3-views, 141 pgs.
|FOCUS ON FLIGHT - AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHY OF HANS GROENHOFF, |
Wooldrige, E. T., Smithsonian, 1985, vg (soft cover), An exensive collection of airplane photos taken by Hans Groenhoff, a German who emigrated to the US in the 1930s, many photos, 108 pgs.
|IMAGES OF FLIGHT - AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHY OF RUDY ARNOLD, |
Wooldrige, E. T., Smithsonian, 1986, vg (soft cover), Virtually all photos from aviation history taken by Rudy Arnold in the museum's archives, many full page photos, 160 pgs,
| LEGACY OF WINGS, |
Smith, Frank K., Aronson, 1981, f/f (as new), Biography of Harold Pitcairn, pioneer in Rotary Wing Aircraft after an earlier career with Glwnn Curtiss, photos, 371 pgs.
| FIFTY YEARS OF FIRST FLIGHTS, 1923-1973, |
Sikorsky, VG (soft covere, 6 pages near the end of the book have. been marked by ball point pen). A history of Sikorsky aircraft & helicopters, many photos, 55 pgs. $17.50
| EXHIBITION FLIGHT, |
Mikesh & OKES, Smithsonian, 1973, VG (soft cover). History of exhibition flight from 1910 through the jet age. 19 of the aircraft are featured, illustrations & photos, 59 pgs.
|ALBUM OF OX-5 AIRCRAFT,, |
Antique Airplane Association f (soft cover, as new). The Ox-5 engine and the aircraft it powered, many illustrations, 34 pgs.