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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
HANGING A LEGEND, Chatterton, H. Clifford, War Amputations of Canada, 1986, vg (soft cover), see scan, A detailed account of the National Film Board's attempt to discredit the accomplishments of Billy Bishopk photos, 371 pages. $12.50
HAWKER, V.C., Hawker, Tyrrel, Mitre Press, 1965, vg/vg, see scan, Biography of Lanoe Hawker by his brother. Hawker was the first British ace and was awarded the Victoria Cross, photos, 253 pages. $27.50
HAWKER V.C., Hawker, Tyrrel, Pen & Sword, 2013, new (reprint of original 1965 publication), see photo, bio. of Major Lanoe George Hawker, biography of a RFC fighter ace by his brother, based on his letters, photographs, 253 pgs. $25.00
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. $25.00
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
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
I AM STILL ALIVE, Grace, Dick, Rand McNally,, 1931, vg/vg (chipped),see scan, Inscribed by Grace, see scan, He describes his career crashing planes for the movies, photos, 255 pages.
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
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
LETTERS FROM AMELIA, Backus, Jean, Beacon Press, 1982, vg/vg, see scan, the contents of 4 cartons of Earhart's letters reveal much about Amelia's personal life. The letters were discovered after Amelia's mother's death, photos, 250 pages. $10.00
LINCOLN BEACHYMarrero, Frank, Scottwill Assoc., 1937, good (cover wear, as new), see scan, Beachy mastered aerobatic feats, He made the first successful recovery from a nose-diving spin from an altitude of over 3,000 feet. joined the exhibition team of aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss, won multiple awards for his stunts, and set a new altitude record. photos, 196 pgs. $19.00
LINDBERGH ALONE, Gill, Brendan, Harcourt Brace, 1977, vg/vg, see scan, Lindbergh, before, during & after his 1927 solo flight to Paris, . photos, 216 pgs. $8.50
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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