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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. $32.00
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
HAROLD FARRINGTON PIONEER BUSH PILOT, Parrot, DAW.FAY., self-published, 1986, see scan, VG (no marks, tight binding), pictorial cover, bush pilot in Red Lake, Ontario area in 20s & 40s, photos, 64 pgs. $25.00
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. $45.00
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
HOSTAGE TO FORTUNE, A, Gann, Ernest K., Knoff, 1978, f/f, see scan, book plate signed by Gann, , see scan, his autobiography, 504 pgs. $40.00
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., Smitsonian, 1987, f/f, see photo, achievements in Russia before the revolution, details of the design & operational record of the world's first large four engine aircraft, photos, 223 pgs. $12.00
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. $17.50
JIMMY STEWART - BOMBER PILOT, Smith, Starr, Zenith Press, 2005, f/f (as new), see scan, James Stewart (the actor) flew 20 B-24 missions and later had some command positions with the 8th Air Force, photos, 287 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. $35.00
LEGACY OF WINGS, Smith, Frank K., T-D Assoc., 1981, vg/vg, see photo, Harold Pitcairn, builder of the Mailwings & autogiros, photos, 371 pgs. $10.00
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. $10.00

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