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GLENN CURTISS: PIONEER OF FLIGHT, Roseberry, C. R., Doubleday, 1972, f/f, see scan, biography of Glenn Curtis, one of America's primary aviation pioneers, photos, 514 pgs. $12.50
GOD IS STILL MY CO-PILOT, Scott, Robert, Augury Press, 1967, vg/vg, see photo, inscribed by publisher, Episodes of author's life since flying P-40s in China during WW II, photos, 276 pgs. $25.00
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
HELL-RIDER TO KING OF THE AIR, House, Kirk, SAE International, 2003, f/f (as new), see scan, Glenn Curtiss's life from tinkerer to a giant in the aviation business, photos, 273 pages. $42.00
HEROIC AUSTRALIAN AIR STORIES, Gynn-Jones, Terry, Rigby, 1981, f/f, see scan, 10 Australian aviation adventures from WWI air aces to the flights 0f Charles Ulm & Kingsford Smith, a Sunderland Flying Boat takes on 8 Ju-88s to a 1975 flight around the world in a light plane, photos, 192 pages. $32.50
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
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
IGOR SIKORSKY, THE RUSSIAN YEARS, Finne K.N., Smithsonian, 1987, f/f, see scan, Skiorsky began designing aircraft in Russia in 1910, climaxed by the 4 engine Ilya Muromets bombers, he emigrated to the U.S. in 1919, photos, 223 pgs. $10.00
ILLUSTRATED RED BARON, Kilduff, Peter, Cassell, 1999, fine (soft cover, as new), see scan, Fine copy (as new), photo history of Richthofen, over 200 photos which illuminates his public & private live, 160 pages. $10.00
I WAS A P-51 FIGHTER PILOT IN WW II, White, James Neel, iUniverse, 2003, soft cover (as new), see scan, The author not only covers his career as a fighter pilot (352nd FG), but relates 150 short stories on the history of aviation from 1903 to 1945. The first 20% of his book covers to 1939, the rest is WW II air war, photos, 507 pgs. $17.50
JACK NORTHROP AND THE FLYING WING, Coleman, Ted, Paragon, 1988, vg/vg, see photo, first hand report of the pioneering design of the Stealth Bomber, photos, 284 pgs. $13.50
JEAN NAVARRE - FRANCE'S SENTINEL OF VERDUN and the FIRST FRENCH FIGHTER PILOTS Wilberg, Jim, Aeronaut, 2010, new, soft cover, see photo, biography of Jean Navarre, first French ace, 12 biographies of Pegoud, Garros, 133 period photos & drawings, example of color plates, 16 color profiles of aircraft, 7 with plan views, 5 paintings of early air combat, 100 pgs. $24.95
JIMMY DOOLITTLE, Glines, Carroll, Macmillan, vg/vg, 1972, see scan, biography of an extraordinary American trailblazer, from his days of daredevil stunt flying to the historic air raid over Tokyo which won him the Congressional Medal of Honor, photos, 183 pgs. $15.00
KALEIDOSCOPE, Rhode-Moorhouse, Linda, Barker, 1960, vg/vg, see scan, the author was married to William B. Rhodes-Moorhouse who flew the first 2 passengers across the English Channel in 1912. He was killed on a bombing mission in April 1915. He was awarded the VC. Her son, William was killed flying a Hurricane, Sept. 1940. She got her pilot's license June of 1931, photos, 180 pgs. $30.00
LEGEND OF HOBEY BAKER, Davies, John, Little, Brown & Co., 1966, vg/vg, see scan, Baker was a super hero at football & hockey at Princeton. He went to war as a pilot in the Lafayette Escadrille in Dec. 1918. He was killed in a flying accident, photos, 118 pages. $37.50
LINDBERGS, THE,O'Brien, P.J., International Press, 1935, good (cover wear, yellowing of pages due to age), see scan, family history of Lindbergh, photos, 352 pgs. $6.00
LINDBERGH - THE LONE EAGLE, Fife, George, World Syndicate Co., 1927, good (cover wear, yellowing of pages, due to age), see scan, his life & flying achievements, photos, 282 pgs. $7.50
LOG BOOK, Lane, Foster, Prop Press, 1977, vg/vg, see photo, 50 years of his flying experience, over 120 photographs, 168 pgs. $8.00
LOG BOOK, A PILOT'S LIFE, Snow, Crocker, Brassey, 1997, fine (soft cover, as new), see scan, The author soloed in 1926, then came a life os barnstorming, active in ferrying aircraft to England, to flying B-29 bombing missions over Japan. Overall, he logged over 15,000 flying hous in over 140 aircraft types, photos, 290 pgs. $20.00

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