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FIGHTER COMBAT IN THE JET AGE, Isby, David, Harper Collins, 1997, vg (no dust jacket), a new generation of jet airplanes fought over Korea & in the Middle East, by the 1960s, more powerful engines were allied to air to air missiles & effective airborne radar, describes the fighters & weapons developed during the Cold war, illustrated with color & duotone photography, 192 pgs. $5.00
FIGHTING AIRMAN , Biddle, Charles, Doubleday, 1968, vg/vg , Air Combat Classic, author flew w/SPA 73, 13th & 103rd Aero Sqdns., photos, 289 pgs. $10.00
FIND, FIX AND STRIKE, Horsley, Terrence, Eyre & Spostswoode, 1945, vg (minor cover wear, no dj), work of the Fleet Air Arm during WW II, photos, 144 pgs. $10.00
FIRE OVER ENGLAND, Castle, H.G., Leo Cooper, 1982, f/f (as new), see scan, strategy and tactics of both the British & Germans during the WWI zeppelin raids, photos, 254 pgs. $10.00
FIRST AIR CAMPAIGN, August 1914- November 1918, Lawson, Eric & Jane, Combined Books, 1996, as new, see photo, recounts the development of the airplane as a weapon in warfare, leading aces, order of battle, photos, 249 pgs. $10.00
FIRST AIR WAR, A PICTORIAL HISTORY 1914-1919, Treadwell & Wood, Barnes & Noble, 1998, as new, see photo, over 200 photos illustrate this book about U.S. aviators & aircraft in the WW I, including American volunteers in France, creation of US Air Service, Army & Navy air units, and POWs, 152 pgs. $10.00
FIRST CROYDON AIRPORT 1915-1928, Learmonth, Nash & Clvetti, Sutton Libraries, 1977, fine copy,hardbound for protection, see scan, airport established in 1915 for aerial defense of London, it later became a major commercial airport, photos, 87 pgs. $10.00
FIRST TO FLY, Flood, Charles, Atlantic Monthly, 2015, f/f (as new), see scan, the Americans who joined the French in WW I & formed the first all American Squadron, Escadrille N124, the LAYFETTE ESCADRILLE, photos, 266 pgs. $10.00
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
FLIGHTS INTO HISTORY, McLachlan, Ian, Sutton, 2007, new with dust jacket, see photo, author, an aviation archaeologist has reconstructed the last flights of WW II airmen, events, often from wreckage recovered, new lines of research and eyewitness accounts. photos, 204 pgs. $10.00
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. $10.00
FLIGHT OF MEMORY: LONG ISLAND'S AERONATICAL PAST, Shodell, Elly, Port Washington, 1995, as new (soft cover), see photo, historic b/w photos of aircraft, (esp. flying boats), pilots & passengers, ephemera, plus line drawings & illustrations, 86 pgs. $10.00
FIRST CROYDON AIRPORT 1915-1928, 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
FLY MAGAZINE 1908-1909,, Fine hardback copy (as new), see scan, reproduction of the first 10 issues of Fly magazine, May 1908 through Aug. 1909, many photos, $10.00
FLYING BLIND, Morle-Mower, Geoffrey, Yucca Tree Press, 2000, f/f (as new), see scan, with poor eyesight, he out-foxed the system & became an RAF pilot in 1937. He was assigned to No. 5 Squadron in Waziristan, photos, 289 pgs. $10.00
FLYING CATHEDRAL, Gould-Lee, Arthur, Methuen, 1965, vg/vg, see scan, Samuel F. Cody, a Texan, built & flew the first aeroplane in Great Britain (1908), photos, 272 pgs. $10.00
FLYING HIGH, Hall, Timothy, Methuen of Australia, 1979, f/f (as new) , see scan, story of Hudson Fysh, Qantas & the trail-blazing days of early aviation. An immensely readable & often very funny account of the story of Qantas and the man who created it, map on end pages, photos, 265 pgs. $10.00
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 YEARS, Reichers, Lou, Holt, 1956, vg/vg, see scan, In the 1920s in rgw U.S. Air Service, he learned to fly in a PT-1. In a varied flying career, he set an enducance record of 313 hours, made a 1932 Trans-Atlantic flight, attempted & flew a B-24 ferrying missions in WW II, photos,384 pgs. $8.50
FOUR MILES HIGH , Bowman, Martin, PSL, 1992, vg (small gash on back cover which isn't visable because of dust jacket)/vg, see photo, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Divisions of the 8th AF based on interviews with crewmen, many photos, 240 pgs. $8.00
FREEDOM FLYERS, Moye, J. Todd, Oxford University Press, 2010, new, see photo, training & combat operations of the Tuskegee Airmen, photos, 241 pgs. $10.00
FREEMAN FIELD MUTINY, Warren, Lt. Col. James, soft cover(as new), see scan, This mostly Black 477th Bomb Group was training for combat in 1945. They collided with the White command system at Freeman Field, Indiana, photos, 187 pgs. $10.00
FRIENDLESS SKY, THE, McKee, Alexander, Morrow, 1964, f/f, see photo,development of the airplane through narratives of air battles, photos, 256 pgs. $10.00
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. $10.00
GATCHINA DAYS, Riaboff, Alexander, Smithsonian, 1986, new, see photo, rare look at the early days of Imperial Russian military aviation, author graduated from the Gatchina flying school at St Petersburg in 1917, his career covers the Russian Revolution, transfer to the anti-Bolshevik White Russian armies, 2 years of operational flying, ending with a retreat across Siberia and eventual escape to China in 1920, photos & maps, 183 pgs. $10.00
GETTING OFF THE GROUND, Vecsey & Dade, E.P. Dutton, 1979, vg/vg, see photo, bio's of 31 pioneer aviators including, Newell, Stadlman, Ryan, Wysong, Girney, Bruno, Northrop, Merril and others, photos, 304 pgs. $10.00
GERMAN ACE TELLS WHY, Guenther, Newhard, Sci-Art Publisher, 1942, VG, see scan, the author uses an unnamed Luftwaffe pilot's diary to show the emotions & total depression of Hitlerism. The pilot's family was still in Germany at the time of publication, 82 pgs. $4.50
GERMAN AND AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURERS 1908-1918, Treadwell, Terry, Amberly, 2010, new (soft cover), see photo, story of the aircraft from companies such as Fokker, builder of the famous triplane, as flown by Baron von Richthofenís Flying Circus, AEG, Albatross, Junkers and Hansa. From reconnaissance aircraft to state of the art bombers that could reach London, this is the definitive guide to aircraft of the Axis powers during WW I, photos, 282 pgs. $10.00
GERMAN FIGHTER ACES OF WORLD WAR ONE, Treadwell & Wood, Tempus, 2003, new, soft cover, see photo, airmen who fought in the war, aircraft manufacturers & their aircraft, specifications, photos, 320 pgs. $10.00
GERMAN KNIGHTS OF THE AIR, Treadwell & Wood, Brassey's, 1997, new, see photo, the 81 German airmen who were awarded the Pour le Merite, photos, 208 pgs. $10.00
GIANT LEAP: A CHRONOLOGY OF OHIO AEROSPACE EVENTS & PERSONALITIES, 1915-1969, Crouch, Tom, Ohio Historical Society, 1971, vg ( soft cover), see photo, 70 page booklet with photos. $8.00
GOLDEN EAGLES, Firkins, Peter, St. George Books, 1980, f/f, see photo, stories of 15 Australian airmen, 8 from WW I and 7 from WW 2, photos, 242 pgs $10.00
GOGGLES, HELMENTS & AIRMAIL STAMPS, Bachon, Georgette, Clark Irwin, 1974, f/f (as new), see scan, from the first balloon ascent (1856) in Ontario, the first heavier than air flight (the June Bug in 1909), Canada's contribution to WW I victory and of course, bush flying, photos, 150 pgs. $10.00
GREAT ATLANTIC AIR RACE, Rowe, Percy, McClelland & Stewart, 1977, f/f, se scan, Early attempts to cross the Atlantic, climaxed by the Alcock & Brown flight in 1919, 40 photos, 224 pgs. $10.00
GREAT DIRIGIBLES, THE, Toland, John, Dover, 1972, as new, soft cover, see photos, formerly titled Ships in The Sky, their triumphs & disasters, photo section, 352 pgs. $3.50
GREATEST FLYING STORIES EVER TOLD, Underwood, Lamar, Lyons, 2002, f/f (as new),see scan, A collection of stories written by Lindbergh, Gann, Yeager, Bach334 pgs. photos, 291 pgs. $10.00
GREAT FLIGHTS, Sprigg, C. St. John, Thomas Nelson, 1936, vg/vg (edge wear, small piece missing - see scan), see scan, From the Wright Bros (1903), Bleroit (1909) to Trans-Ocean (Atlantic & Pacific), Polar and Around the World flights. It concludes with MacRobertson Race (1934), photos, 232 pgs. $10.00
HERO BUZZ BEURLING STORY , Nolan, Brian, Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1981, vg/vg, see scan, "Screwball" Beurling was a Canadian spitfire pilot who gained notoriety at Malta by shooting down 27 German planes in 14 days. He finished the war with 31 victories, photos, 201 pgs. $10.00
HEROES AND LEGENDS OF WORLD WAR I, Whitehouse, Arch, Doubleday, 1964, vg/vg see photo, major battles on land, at sea, and in the air, photos & maps, 368 pgs. $10.00
HEROES HAVE WINGS, Firkins, Peter, Hesperian Press, 1993, vg (soft cover), see photo, account of operations of the RAAF ranging over all geographical theaters of WW II, documentation of triumphs & defeats, photos, 212 pgs. $10.00
HEROES OF THE AIR, Fraser, Chelsea, Thomas Y. Crowell, 1927, vg (embossed cover, ex-library) see scam. biographies of early aviators, photos & maps, 487 pgs. $10.00
HEROES OF THE AIR, Wood, Martha, Crowell, 1946, vg (ex-library, no dj), see scan, Many flights from the beginnings through WW II. The author concentrates on pioneering flights of the 1920s & 1930s. There is also a 30 page chronology listing by year, flights from 1783 to 1946, photos, 484 pgs. $10.00
HEROES OF THE R.A.F., Various Authors, Herbert Jenkins, 1960, vg/vg , see scan, T the best biographical stories from the R.A.F. Flying Review, photos, 142 pgs $10.00
HEROES OF THE SUNLIT SKY, Whitehouse, Arch, Doubleday, 1967, vg/vg, see photo,short biographies of 134 WW I flyers, photos, 384 pgs.$10.00
HEROINES OF THE SKY, Lauwick, Herve, Frederick Muller, 1960. vg/vg. see scan, Female test pilots since 1819, includes Andrienne Bolland, Jackie Cockhran, Hanna Reitsch, Maryse Hilsz, Maryse Bastie, Madeline Charnaux, Ann Lindbergh, Helene Boucher, Amy Mollison, Jean Batten & Jacqueline Auriol, photos, 221 pgs. $10.00
HIGH ADVENTURE, Alexander, R.T., NAC, 1972, vg (soft cover), see scan, history of aviation in New Zealand, dedicated to all New Zealand aviators who flew between 1889 & 1968, illustrations, 95 pgs. $10.00
HIGH FRONTIER: A HISTORY OF AERONAUTICS IN PENNSYLVANIA, Trimble, Williams, Univerity of Pittsburg Press, 1982, fine (soft cover) , see photo, from hot air balloons to supersonic jet aircraft, photos, 344 pgs. $10.00
HIGH JOURNEY, Putnam, Carleton, Scribners, 1945, vg/vg, see scan, author founded Pacific Seaboard Airlines and later Chicago and Southern Airlines, C & S merged with Delta in 1951, 308 pgs. $10.00
HISTORY & HEROES OF NEW HAMPSHIRE AVIATION, Batchelder, Jean, Arrow Publishing, 2004, fine (soft cover) see photo, history of aviation in New Hampshire including weather & terrain, biographies of 61 aviators, such as Alan Shepard, Jr.& Christa McAuliffe, photos, 240 pgs. $10.00
HISTORY OF AVIATION, Taylor & Munson, Crown, 1977, vg/vg, see photo, compiled by the editors of Jane's All the World's Aircraft, full story of flight, 1500 illustrations, color, 511 pgs. $10.00
HISTORY OF MARINE FIGHTER ATTACK SQUADRON 312, Sambito, William Maj., U.S.M.C., 1978, vg (soft cover), see photo, Checkerboard squadron, photos, maps, 3-views, 24 pgs. $8.00
HISTORY OF PRIDE 1931-2001, Airline Pilot's Association, 1971, fine (soft cover), see scan, Outlines airline safety for 70 years, photos, 36 pgs. $2.50
HOWARD HUGHES, AVIATOR, Marrett, George, Naval Institute, 2004, as new with dj, see photo, biography of the elusive Hughes, he personally tested every plane that he built, details of the top-secret airport he owned in Culver City, photos, 255 pgs. $10.00
HURRICANE SQUADRON, Adams, Perry, Air Research, 1988, fine, soft cover, see photo, No. 87 Squadron at war 1939-1941, photos, color plates, 48 pgs. $10.00


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