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DICK BONG, ACE OF ACES, Kenney, Gen. George, Duell, Soan, 1961, fine condition with dust jacket (small corner bend on dj), see scan, Bong was the leading U.S. ace in WW II, with 40 victories. He flew P-38s in New Guinea & the Philippines, awarded Congressional Medal of Honor, photos, 116 pages. $45.00
EDDIE RICKENBACKER, Adamson, Hans Christian, Mamillan, 1946, vg/vg (minor chipping), see scan, The author knew Capt. Eddie for more than 25 years, so nothing much from his life is omitted from this biography, photos, 209 pgs. $10.00
EIGHTH SEA, THE, Courtney, Frank, Doubleday, 1972, vg/vg, see scan, author began flying in WW I, flew for deHavilland, Instone & later Consolidated, photos, 297 pgs. $5.00
EXTRACTS FROM THE LETTERS OF GEORGE CLARK MOSELEY, Mosley, George Clark, privately printed, 1923, f, boxed, enlisted first in the Aviation section of the New York Naval Militia on 6 April 1917, In May 1917 he enlisted in the Lafayette Flying Corps; first flying Caudrons & later Nieuports & Spads (from 10 October Dec. 1917 to 4 February 1918); On Feb. 4th, he was transferred to U.S. Naval Aviation Service at the rank of ensign, here he was stationed at the U.S. Naval Seaplane Station at Dunkirk where he flew Spads with pontoons and protected seaplanes, after training at the Bombing School in Clermnont-Ferrand, he was attached to the R.F.C.'s Day Bombing Squadron 218 on 25 July 1918 and flew D.H.9s, he was finally attached to the French Escadrille de Saint-Pol from 25 September to 5 November 1918 where he flew Spads once again, he finished the war with the rank of Lieutenant J.G. and was awarded the Navy Cross, photos, 239 pgs.$75.00
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FAR HORIZON, Lanier, Henry, Alfred Knopf, 1993, vg/vg (some wear), see scan, Very good with dust jacket (some wear, no marks, tight binding), Biography of Norwegian born Birger Johnsen, who emigrated to America & got a job at Mather Field, CA. After that, he did barnstorming, based in California. After some misadventures in Mexico, he took a job with China Airways, the Nyrba in South America before Pan Am took them over, 285 pages. $16.00
FLIGHT INTO CONQUEST, Kawato, Mike, Run Way 26, 1978, vg (soft cover), see scan, inscribed by author, Kawato was a Zero pilot in WW II with 18 victories. In 1976, he set a solo distance record from Tokyo to the United States, photos, 153 pgs. $35.00
FLYING COLES, Cole, Duane, Ken Cook, 1974 vg (soft cover), see scan, Duane Cole soloed in 1938 & flew his first airshow in 1940. During WW II, he taught flying under the C.P.T.P. After the war, he & his brothers formed the Cole Brother Air Shows, photos, 108 pgs. $12.50
FLYING FEVER, Vincent, Air Vice Marshal S.F., Jarrolds, 1972, vg/vg,see scan. The author was a career RAF man. He is the only RAF pilot who shot down enemy aircraft in both WW I & WW II, photos, 192 pages. $28.00
FLYING FURY, McCudden, James, DoubledY, vg/vg, 1968, see scan, , McCudden was an outstanding British Fighter ace, his first hand account written just days before his death, photos, 356 pages. $24.00
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
FOKKER, Dierikx, Mark, Smithsonian, 1997, f/f (as new), see scan, After his huge success with building aircraft during WW I, he expanded his operations to America where he specialized in transport type aircraft, photos, 250 pgs. /td> $20.00
FOR VALOUR: THE AIR VCs, Bowyer, Chaz, Caxton, 2002, new, see photo, biographies of 19 WW I pilots & 32 WW II airmen who won the Victoria Cross, photos, 250 pgs. $15.00
FROM BIPLANE TO SPITFIRE, Baker, Anne, Pen & Sword, 2003, new, see photo, Life of Air Chief Marsal Sir Geoffrey Salmond who fought in WWI, opened up new air-routes to Australia & was instrumental in developing the Schneider Trophy-winning S-6B eventually leading to the Spitfire, photos & maps, 236 pgs. $17.50

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