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MR. PIPER AND HIS CUBS,
Francis, Devon, Iowa State University Press, 1973, f/f (as new), Included are 2 inserts (A Biographical article from Pennsylvania History Magazine & a Piper Plant Vistor's Guide), a biography of William Piper and his company, photos, 256 pages.
$38.00
AERONCA'S GOLDEN AGE, Abel & Abel, Matt, Paul, Wind Canyon , 2001, new, soft cover, see photo, details the events leading to the Aeronautical Corporation of America, from the early 1920s, through the Great Depression, WW II, includes biographical information on the founders of Aeronca, operations, C-2, C-3, Model K, Model L, 7AC Champ & 11AC Chief, numerous photos, 3-views, 142 pgs. $25.00
AIRSPEED, Middleton, D.H., Tereance Dalton, 1982, f/f (as new), see scan, Airspeed LTD. was founded in 1931 & built aircraft until 1951. Two of the founders were Nevil Shute & Sir Alan Cobham, photos, 206 pages. $45.00
BONANZA AROUND THE WORLD, Stewart, Dennis, Wind Canyon , 1998, new, soft cover, see photo, in 1994, the author & Bob Reiss (owner of an A36 turboprop Bonanza) embarked on an around the world air race, documentation of their journey with photos, 117 pgs. $12.50
BOOK OF WESTLAND AIRCRAFT, Lukins, A.H., Harborough Publishing, 1973, fine condition, see photo, Westland Aircraft Works was founded in 1915. The company started with the Short "Two-two-five" seaplane for the British Navy, and it built 34 seaplanes before turning its hand to land planes. There followed the "Wagtail", the "Weasel", the "Limousine", the "Widgeon Mark III", the "Wapiti", the "Lysander", and others. They"re all here, complete with photos, specifications and 3-way views, incl. some fold-outs, 104 pgs. $23.50
BOOK OF MILES AIRCRAFT, Lukins, A.H., Harborough, 1945, vg (cover wear, embossed ), see scan, details of the aircraft & projects of Miles Aircraft Ltd, many photos, 79 pgs. $20.00
BOX KITES TO BOMBERS - ca 1946, Story of the Glenn L. Martin Company, see scan, photos, 38 pgs.
$12.50
BRITISH CIVIL AIRCRAFT REGISTER, Swanborough & Taylor, Ian Allen, 1970, vg/vg, see scan, Over 16,000 airplanes are listed by their civil registration number from 1919 to 1970, photos, 255 pgs.
$15.00
CESSNA GUIDE, Thomason, Leslie, Sports Car Press, 1963, vg (soft cover), see scan, covers Cessna 150; 172 Skyhawk & 182 Skylane, performance, specifications, illustrations, photos,108 pgs. $12.00
CESSNA'S GOLDEN AGE Abel, Abel & Matt, Wind Canyon, 2001, new, soft cover, see photo, history of cessna, primary gliders, airmasters, T-50 bobcat, CG-4A glider, cessna 120 & 140, photos & drawings, 90 pgs. $22.95
COMPLETE GUIDE TO CESSNA AIRCRAFT (2nd EDITION) Murphy, Tom, Cartier House, 2002, new (soft cover), see photo, specifications & photos, 182 pgs. $18.00
CRACKUP! Morgan, Len, Arco, 1969, vg (pictorial cover), see scan, over 150 photos of non-fatal air crashes from 1911 to 1960s, 64 pgs. $10.00
DORNIER, Dornier, GMBH, 1983, f/f, see scan, history of Dornier aircraft which began in 1915. Covers each or their over 130 aircraft & projects, many photos, 214 pgs. $16.00
FLYING THE P-12, Wallick & Bowers, Classic Publications, 1982, fine (soft cover), see scan, the history of the Boeing P-12 (Navy F4B), as presented by the Museum Of Flight, Seattle, many photos, 90 pgs. $16.00
HOWARD'S GOLDEN AGE Hall, Art, Wind Canyon, 2008, new, soft cover, see photo, After building four air racers in the 1930s, Pete, Mike, Ike and Mr. Mulligan, Benny, he began manufacturing & selling commercial aircraft, he was also a highly acclaimed test pilot, all of Howard’s models are featured here: the DGA-1, DGA-2, DGA-3, DGA-4, DGA-5, DGA-6, DGA-7, DGA-8, DGA-9, DGA-10, DGA-11, DGA-12, DGA-15 & the DGA-18, photos, line drawings, 161 pgs. $22.00
IT'S A FUNK, G. Dale,Sun Shine Press, 1985, f/f (as new), see scan, a biography of Howard & Joe Funk and the aircraft they build from 1939 to 1948. Includes a listing of each of the 400 + aircraft, photos, 97 pages. $75.00
MADCAPS, MILLIONAIRES AND "MOSE", Underwood, John, Heritage Press, 1984, fine (embossed hard cover, see scan, signed by author, story of Grand Central Airport (Glendale, CA) from it's glory days (1920s & 30s) through WW II. It was used by airlines, Hollywood celebrities & the military. The downhill road to closure in 1959, many photos, 144 pgs. $60.00
OUR FLIGHT TO DESTINY, Fleet, Dorothy, Vantage Press, 1964, vg/vg, inscribed by author, see scan, After service during WW I period with the U.S. Air Service, he started Consolidated Aircraft Corp. during the 1920s, His story is written by wife, photos, 165 pages. $40.00
PIPER'S GOLDEN AGE Abel, Abel & Matt, Wind Canyon, 2001, new, soft cover, see photo, details the formation of the Piper Aircraft Corporation, how Piper & Taylor got together and their split. Includes models built from the 1920s through post WW II, Taylor Chummy, Taylor E-2 Cub, Taylor/Piper J-2 Cub, Piper J-3 Cub, Piper J-4 Cub Coupe, Piper Experimentals, Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser, Piper PA-11 Cub Special, Piper PA-14 Family Cruiser, Piper PA-15 Vagabond, Piper PA-16 Clipper, and Piper PA-18 Super Cub, photos, line drawings, 90 pgs. $22.00
SPARTAN STORY, THE, Peek, Chet, Aviation Heritage, 1994, new, soft cover, see photo, photographic history, line drawings, 150 pgs. $19.00
STINSONS, THE Underwood, John, Heritage Press, 1969, f/f, see scan, The Stinstons were a flying family, Katherine was the 4th woman in the U.S. to get a flying license. Eddie formed the Stinson Aircraft Co. in the 1920s. All of the Stinson airplanes are covered, photos 80 pages. $35.00
STORY OF TRAVEL AIR , vg (soft cover), 1929, 64 page book published by Travel Air Company, see scan, the accomplishments of their aircraft & information on the 12 models currently available. $60.00
TAPERWING WACOS, Brandly, Raymond, self-published, 1984, vg (embossed name), soft cover, see photo, many photos, 132 pgs. $35.00
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
VOUGHT - SIX DECADES OF AVIATION, Schoeni, Arthur, Aviation Quartley, 1978, f/f (as new), see scan, a sixty year history of the Vought Corporation founded by Chance Vought in 1917, many photos, 128 pages. $60.00
WACO ASK ANY PILOT, Brandly, Ray, self-published 1979, fine (hardcover with pictorial cover), see scan, signed by Brandly, the real story of Waco Airplanes by one of the founders of the National Waco Club, many photos, 163 pgs. $75.00
WELCH AIRPLANE STORY, Welch-Able, Drina, SunShine House, 1983, f/f, see scan, compulation of the aircraft manufactured by Welch Aircraft Company, Orin Welch was lost in WW II flying a C-47 over the Hump, many photos, 130 pgs. $30.00
WINGS OF YESTERYEAR, Szurovy, Geza, MBI, 2004, new (soft cover), see photo, nostalgic look at the golden age of personal flight, when the incredible aircraft of the 1920s, '30s, and '40s, all color photos, 168 pgs. $10.00
WINGS OVER WOODLEY, Temple, Julian, Aston Publications, 1987, f/f, see scan, Miles aircraft which began in the early 1930s as Phillips & Powis was absorbed by Handley-Page. survived financial problems & became part of the Adweit Group. Miles was noted for their WW II training aircraft, photos, 220 pgs. $25.00
YESTERDAY TODAY TOMORROW, Jacks, Maston, ed., Fairchild Hiller, 1971, vg, hard cover (issued w/o dj), see scan, limited edition, first 50 years of Fairchild, genealogicay of aircraft, many photos (including color), 88 pgs. $25.00
YESTERDAY'S WINGS, Bowers, Peter, AOPA, 1974, vg (issued w/o dj), see photo, an insight into the many aircraft of general aviation from its very beginnings through the post-war era, descriptions & photographs of more than seventy great aircraft. 160 pgs. $15.00





inscribed by Olive Ann Beech




photo signed by Walter Beech


STAGGERWING,
Smith, Robert T, Maney, 1967, vg/vg, inscribed by Olive Ann Beech, Walter Beech's widow - The complete Walter Beech was part of Travelair. He left in 1932 to form his own company. The 1st Model 17 flew in Nov. 1932 & continued production through WW II. The complete story of the Beechcraft 17 biplane.This is copy #1769 (a limited edition), Also Included are 2 laid in photos from a private photo album signed by Walter Beech many photos, 249 pages.story of the Beechcraft 17 biplane.This is copy #1769, Included are 2 laid in photos from a private photo album signed by Walter Beech many photos, 249 pgs.
$120.00


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