|MAKING OF BILLY BISHOP, Greenhous, Brereton, Dundurn Press, 2002, new, see photo, exposes the myth of Canadian pilot Billy Bishop, the author builds a pretty
good case of circumstantial evidence disputing Billy Bishop's heroics. While his bravery never comes into question, his credibility as a storyteller does, from exaggerations &
half-truths to flat-out lies, stories of Bishop's legendary exploits contain as much fiction as they do fact,
photos, map, log book, 233 pgs.
| MAN FLIES - STORY OF ALBERTO SANTOS-DUMONT, Winters, Nancy, Ecco Press, 1997, new, see photo,
internationally acclaimed as the first man to fly, Santos-Dumont was feted for several years in Europe
& America before learning that the Wright Brothers, whose early efforts had been discounted, had actually preceded him,
photos & illustrations, 160 pgs.
|MANFRED VON RICHTHOFEN,
Baker, David, Outline Press, 1990, vg (soft cover)
see photo, detailed information with full-color artwork, personal history, 128 pgs.
| MARINE CORPS AVIATION: THE EARLY YEARS, Johnson, Lt. Col. Edward, USMC, 1977, fine (soft cover),
see scan, Covers 1912 to 1940, many photow, 106 pgs.
|| $8.50 |
| MARINE FIGHTING SQUADRON NINE, Barrow, Jess, TAB,
1981, f, soft cover, see photo, VF-9M, 1925 to 1938, photos, 239 pgs. || $10.00 |
|MEN & MACHINES OF THE AUSTRALIAN FLYING CORPS 1914-19, Schaedel, Charles, Kookaburra, 1972, vg (issued w/o dj) see photo,
tribute to Australians involved with the air battles of WW I, attention on the Royal Australian Airforce and is illustrated with photographs & color plates,
| MILESTONES OF THE AIR, Taylor & King, McGraw-Hill, 1969, f/f, see photo, JWR Taylor's 100 significant
aircraft, from Wright flyer to Concorde, many photos, 158 pgs. || $10.00 |
| A MILLION MILES IN THE AIR , Olley, Gordon Capt,
Hodder & Stoughton, 1934, vg (no dj), see photo,
author, an Imperial Airways pilot who flew in the early international airline days - 20s and mid-30s,
photos, 320 pgs.
|| $10.00 |
|MILITARY AIRCRAFT OF THE WORLD, Swanborough, Gordon, Charles Scribner & Sons, 1981, vg/vg, see scan,
5th edition, revised, illustrates the diversity of each aircraft by weapons & system mondifications, photos & 3-views, 224 pgs.
|| $10.00 |
| MUDHOLE SMITH - ALASKA FLIER, Janson, Lone, Alaska Northwest Publishing, fine (soft cover), see scan,
1981, his biography from barnstormer to bush pilot, taught himself how to fly, provided air service
to remote villages, spotting enemy submarines in WW II, photos, 143 pgs.
|| $6.00 |
| NAZI VICTORY,
Thomas, David, Stein & Day, 1972, f/f, see photo, ,
German paratroops dropped on Crete in 1941, the first & only time in history an island was conquered
by air, half of the battleship strength was crippled and 2,000 sailors were killed, photos & maps, 224 pgs.
| NORTH TO THE ORIENT, Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, Harcourt, Brace& Co., 1935,
vg (comments written on last fly page by previous owner)/g (chipped), see scan,
firsthand account of the flight made by the Lindbergh's to the Orient in the summer of 1931 is told from the perspective of Mrs. Lindbergh & illustrated with maps by Charles Lindbergh,
| NOTES OF A LOST PILOT, Villars, Jean, Archon Books,1975, f/f, see scan, author
critical of French Army, wrote original under alias, illus, 285 pgs.
|| $10.00 |
| NUMBER ONE IN WAR AND PEACE, 1912-2000 Franks & O'Connor, Grub St. 2000, new with dj, see photo, Covers No. 1 Squadron from its formation in 1912 to 2000. deployments to Falklands & Kosovo. The first 58 pages covers the formation of the Squadron through WW I. 70 pages cover WW II Operations. 7 appendices cover all aircraft (with serials) assigned, WW I and WW II Victory lists, bases, awards, C.O.S. and roll of honor, photos, 284 pgs.
|| $10.00 |
|OFFICERS IN FLIGHT SUITS, Aherwood, John, Yale Univeristy Pressm 1996, f/f (as new), see scan.
USAF fought as a independent service for the first time during the Korean War. Aerial battles, even against the advanced Soviet MiG-15,
they also destroyed virtually every major town & city in North Korea, demolished its entire crop irrigation system & killed close to one million civilians.
Takes a closer look at the flight suit officer's life by drawing on memoirs, diaries, letters, novels, unit records, & personal papers.
Interviews with over fifty veterans who served in the Air Force in Korea. photos, 239 pgs.
|| $10.00 |
| ONE-ARMED MAC, Cull & Symons,Grub St., 2003, new with dj,
see photo, John Archibald Findlay MacLachlan know as "Mac" flew Fairey Battle light bombers during the Battle of France and later Hurricanes toward the end of BOB, he led a formation of 6 Hurricanes from the deck of HMS Argus to the island of Malta, he died in captivity in 1943, this book is based on his diaries and letters, photos, 192 pgs.
|| $02.00 |
| OPENING TOMORROW'S AIRWAYS, Royal Danish Ministry, 1956, good (card cover, ex-library), see scan, English text,
Danish Aviation from Ellenhammer (1905) to S.A.S., many photos, 44 pgs.
|| $8.00 |
| ON THE SEAS AND IN THE SKIES, Roscoe, Theodore, Hawthorn, 1970, vg/vg, see photo,
history of the U.S. Navy's air power, photos, 690 pgs.
Foxworth & Laurence, Doubleday, f/f, see scan, inscribed by authors, A novel about the co-pilot of a newly developed airliner that has
potential faatal flaws. Has discovered corporate & govenernmental cover-ups that put his life in jeopardy, 422 pgs.
|PASSION FOR WINGS,
Wohl, Robert, Yale University, 1994, vg, soft cover, see photo, The impact of aviation on western civilization, 1908-1918, photos & illustrations, 320 pgs.
| PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE GERMAN ARMY AIR SERVICE, Imrie, Alex, Ian Allan, 1971, f/f,
see photo, birth & death of the first Luftwaffe, 240 original photographs,
+ 72 pgs. of text
| PIONEERING AVIATION IN THE WEST, Bungey, Lloyd (Editor), Hancock House, 1992, fine (soft cover), see scan,
Canadian Museum of Flight interviewed these aviators, who pioneered flight in British Columbia from 1910 to the Martain Mars, photos,
|| $10.00 |
| PLANES, PILOTS & GOFER TALES OF LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA'S OLD PRESTON GLENN AIRPORT, Rogers, Jim, Hamilton's. 1997, new (soft cover), see photo,
author grew up during the Golden Age of aviation, shares his expeiences as a "gofer" at Lynchburg airport, photos, 154 pgs.
|| $6.95 |
| R101 - AIRSHIP DISASTER - 1930, Stationery Office, 1999, f (soft cover.as new) see scan,
Pocket book size reprint of the 1931 book. In Oct, 1930, the R-101, on a flight to India, crashed into Northern France
killing 54 passenges, 162 pgs.
|RAF IN ACTION, Jackson, Robert, Blandford Press, 1985, vg (pictoria cover),
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.
| 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.
|| $10.00 |
| RECOLLECTIONS OF THE GREAT WAR IN THE AIR,
McConnell, James, Pen & Sword, 2013, new (soft cover), see photo, author enlisted as a US volunteer in the French
Flying Corps, he was part of the Lafayette Escadrille. This memoir is based on his account, photos,
| RED AIR FIGHTER, von Richthofen, Manfred, Arno, 1972, f/f, reprint,
see photo, autobiography, shot down 80 allied aircraft,
photos, 140 pgs. || $10.00 |
| RED BARON, Ulanoff, Stanley (editor), Air Combat Classic, 1969, vg/vg, see photo,
biography of Manfred von Richtofen, photos & illustrations (including 3-views), 241 pgs.
|| $10.00 |
|RICHTHOFEN THE RED KNIGHT OF THE AIR,
Sykes, Claud, Cerberus, 2004, new (soft cover), see photo, Even in death Richthofen has created a myth
not least in the way he met his final end. Many stories have been written concerning this event with a number of people claiming
the credit for shooting him down. Extensive research has amassed convincing evidence that should provide the final word.
photos, 192 pgs.
| RISE OF THE LUFTWAFFE 1918-1940 Mason, Herbert Molloy, Dial Press, 1973,
vg/vg, covers the German Air Force from 1918 (no aircraft) through 1940
(the world's most powerful air force), photos, 403 pgs.
|| $8.00 |
|ROCKETS, MISSILES AND SPACECRAFT OF THE NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM, Murphy, Lynne,
Smithsonian, 1976, vg (soft cover), photos & drawings, 68 pgs.
|| $1.00 |
| ROVERS OF THE NIGHT SKY, Harvey, W.J. Greenhill, 1984, vg (some spotting on cover), soft cover, see scan,
originally published in 1919 under the pseudonym "Night Hawk", this is the author's
account of night flying and bombing operations in World War I, 204 pgs.
|SEE THEM FLYING, Peterson, Houston, Richard Baron, 1969, vg/vg (oversized), see photo, collection of newspaper articles from 1909 - 1910, covering current events, worldwide in aviation, photos, 261 pgs.
|| $10.00 |
|SEVENTY YEARS AFTER 1914-1984
Gardam, John Colonel, Canada's Wings, 1984, vg (soft cover), see photo, compiled through personal interviews & diaries of
Candian personnel who served in World War I. All services & theaters are represented. A
book plate signed by Earl MacCloud, RNAS pilot is affixed to the first title page, photos, 99 pgs.
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.
|SIKORSKY S-16, Mikheyev, Vadim, Flying Machine Press, 1997, as new, soft cover, see photo,
design & production, detailed line drawings & color profiles see photo,
with numerous photos, 32 pgs.
| SIKORSKY VS-44 FLYING BOAT, Pember, Harry, Flying Machines Press, 1998, as new, soft cover,
see photo, design , constuction & operation of the Sikorsky VS -44 4 - engine flying boat
in the late 1930's , their use includes in Antilles Air boats, under Charles & Maureen O ' Hara - Blaid ,
the restoration of the surviving example, photos, line drawings & color plates, 71 pgs.
|| $6.00 |
| SILVER DART, Green, H. Gordon, Brunswick Press Limited, 1959, vg/vg (smoke damage to dj), see photo,
biography of Hon. J.A. D. McCurdy, Canada's first pilot, 32 pages of photographs,
208 pgs.|| $10.00|
|SIR HUBERT WILKINS Thomas, Lowell, McGraw Hill, 1961, vg (ex-library/vg, biography, photos, 296 pgs.
| SKY BATTLE: 1914-1918, Cooke, David, Norton, 1970, vg/vg.. see scan,
The development of air combat in WW I. Includes a victory list & technical data on the aircraft, manyphotos 304 pgs.
|| $7.50 |
|SKYLARK, Mansfield, Howard, University Press of New England, 1999, f/f (as new), see scan,
Story of Harry Atwood. He learned to fly at the Wright Bros School in 1911. He set some distance records,
then became an inventor, entrepreneur & con man, photos, 238 pgs.
| SKY ON FIRE, Fredette, Raymond, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966, f/vg (chipped), see photo,
front battle of Britain 1917-1918 and the birth of the Royal Air Force,
photos, 289 pgs. || $10.00 |
|SKY SHIP, Hook, Tom, Airship Publications, 1976, vg (soft cover), see scan,
history of zeppelins & the story of the USS Akron (ZRS-4), which served in the U.S. Navy, 1931-33, until it was lost
off the coast of New Jersey, photos, 148 pages. || $10.00|
|SMITHSONIAN TREASURY OF SCIENCE, VOLUME III True, Webster (editor), Simon & Schuster, 1960, vg (no dj),
Of the 14 chapters, 5 are on aviation, by Langley, Ellsworth, Loening and an article on the Wright Bros. as engineers, photos, 373 pgs.
|SOVIET AIR FORCE IN WORLD WAR II, THE, Wagner, Ray, Doubleday, 1973, vg/vg,
see photo, official history of the Red Air Force originally published by the USSR Ministry of Defense, this was translated into English & edited by Ray Wagner,
photos & maps, 440 pgs.
|| $10.00 |
|SPIRIT OF THE YUKON, Lunny, June, Caitlin Press, 1992, f/f (as new), see scan,
Biography of Englisman Andrew Cruickshank. He was a Camel piot in No. 84 Sqdnl He moved to Canada after the war and joined
the RCMP. He did some movie & bush flying. He helped found Yukon Airways. He was involved in the McAlpine rescure operation in 1930.
In 1932, he was killed inthe crash of a Fokkeer Universal, photos 149 pgs.
|STRAIGHT ON TILL MORNING, Lovell, Mary, St. Martin's Press, 1987, vg/vg, see photo, biogrophy of Beryl Markham, in 1936 - she was the first
person to fly the Atlantic solo, married 3 times & had many lovers, based on interviews & her own papers,
photos & illustrations, 408 pgs.
|TAIL GUNNER'S TALE, McDowell, Gerald, Vantage Press, 1991, f/f (as new),
B-17 combat crew attached to 91st BG, 8th AF, lost their first ship in a midair collision over
Germany. The second ship "Hell's Belle" was shot down. Spent 18 months in a German POW camp, 152 pgs.
|TAKING FLIGHT, Hallion, Richard, Oxford Press, 2003, new, see photo, a ground-breaking & comprehensive new history
of flight, stressing its global roots, follows its pre-history, early attempts by pioneers to
invent the aeroplane, the impact of air power on the outcome of World War I & finally considers
the effects of flight on world affairs, both military and civil, photos & diagrams, 531 pgs.
|TALE OF TWO BRIDGES AND THE BATTLE OF THE SKIES OVER NORTH VIETNAM,
Lavalle, A.J.C. Maj. (editor), GPO, 1976. fine (soft cover), see scan,
two USAF S.E. Asia Monographs. First, the destruction of the Dang Phuong & the Than HOA bridges. Second, a look at the air
war over Vietnam (1964-1972), photos, 193 pgs.
|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.
|| $10.00 |
|THOUSAND SHALL FALL, A, Peden, Murray, Canada's Wings, 1982, f/f, see photo,
author joined 214th Sqdn (Stirlings) as a pilot in Sept. 1943. The squadron converted to B-17s in early 1944.
photos, 490 pgs.
|THOUSAND SPRINGS, A,
Chennault, Anna, Peter Ericksson, 1962, f/f, see photo,
she was first woman correspondent for China"s largest news servicewhen she first met Gen. Chennault in 1944,
biography of her marriage to General Chennault, photos, 318 pgs.
| TRAVEL AIR, Phillips, Edward, Flying Books Int., 1994, fine (soft cover)
see photo, wings over the prarie, history of the Travel Air
development, construction, many photos & 3-view drawings, 126 pgs. || $10.00 |
|20 Hrs, 40 Min. , Earhart, Ameilia, National Geographic, 2003, new, soft cover, see photo,
reprint of her early autobiography published in 1928, her flight across the Atlantic in the "Friendship", photos, 182 pgs. ||$10.00|