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ALASKA
FLYING COLD, Maclean & Rossiter, Epicenter Press, 1993, Soft cover (as new)see scan, Chronicles Russel Merrill's daring 750-mile journey across the Gulf of Alaska in a flying boat with a single motor, his first rescue mission by air, crash-landings, and strandings.many photos, 178 pgs. $27.50
MUDHOLE SMITH - ALASKA FLIER, Janson, Lone, Alaska Northwest Publishing, fine (soft cover), see scan, 1981, his biography from barnstormer to bush pilot, taught himself how to fly, provided air service to remote villages, spotting enemy submarines in WW II, photos, 143 pgs. $6.00
PIONEER BUSH PILOT, Harkey, Ira, University of Washington, 1974, vg/vg, bio of Noel Wien, see scan, after a barnstorming period, he moved to Alaska & was their first bush pilot. He later founded Wien Alaska Airways, photos, 307 pgs. $16.50
SOURDOUGH SKY, Nills & Phillips, Superior Publishing, 1969, vg/vg, see scan, development of commercial flying in the North, the work of missionaries, the military with Col. 'Hap' Arnold, a salute to all Alaskan airmen of 1913-1943, photos, 176 pgs. $15.00

ARIZONA

ARKANSAS

CALIFORNIA
AERIAL CALIFORNIA, Johnson, Kenneth, Plantin Publications, 1961, f (issued w/o dj), see scan, Limited edition of 350 copies printed at the Plantin Press. A history of early flight and experiments in flight in Northern and Southern California. Johnson describes both the lives and inventions of various pilots and would-be pilots, 91 pages $45.00
CALIFORNIA WINGS, Schoneburger, William, Winsor Publications, 1984, f/f, see scan, from the first take off of a dirigible in San Francisco in 1869 to the space shuttle Columbia's landing in 1981, photos, 189 pgs. $18.00
SAN DIEGO: AIR CAPITAL OF THE WEST, Scott, Mary, San Diego Aerospace Museum, 1991, f/f (as new), see photo, history of aviation in San Diego, and illustrated with over 300 vintage & modern photographs from the archival collection of the San Diego Aerospace Museum," 192 pgs. $15.00
IMAGES OF AVIATION: TORRANCE AIRPORT, Lobb, Charles, Arcadia, 2006. new (soft cover), see photo, after Pearl Harbor, commercial flights were terminated, one of these was the Lomita Flight Strip, now known as Zamperini Field, photographic history of the Torrance Airport, 127 pgs. $15.00

COLORADO

DELAWARE

FLORIDA
THRILLS, CHILLS AND SPILLS, Punnett, Dick & Yvonne, Luthersm 1990, Fine condition (soft cover, as new). see scan, Photographic history of the bizarre airport at Daytona Beach, Florida, many photos, 110 pages. $17.50
WINGS IN THE SUN, Lazarus, William, Tyn Cobb's Florida Press, vg/vg, see photo, signed by author & A.B. McMullen (Executive VP of National Associal of State Aviation Officals, see scan, History of aviation in Florida, 1895 to 1950, photos & illustrations, 310 pgs. $21.00

GEORGIA
GLIMPSES OF GEORGIA AVIATION, Program to celebrate Georgia Aviation Day, 1977, fine (soft cover), see scan, Booklet celebrates Georgia's role in aviation history, highlighting facts about individuals, businesses, and airports that previously had never been printed , photos, 96 pgs. $5.00

IDAHO

ILLINOIS
BALLOONS TO JETS, Scamehorn, Howard, Henry Regnery, 1957, vg/vg, see photo, history of aeronautics in Illinois, 1855-1955, photos, 271 pgs. $10.00
FILL THE HEAVENS WITH COMMERCE, Young & Callahan, Chicago Review Press, 1981. f/f (as new), see photo, Chicago aviation from 1855 to 1926, photos, 167 pgs. $10.00

IOWA
IOWA TAKES TO THE AIR - VOLUME 1 (1845 - 1918 & VOLUME 2 (1919 - 1941), Pellegreno, Ann, Aerodrome Press, 1980 & 1986, f/f (as new), see photo, both volumes signed by author, she completed Amelia Earhart's 1937 globe-circling flight in 1967, these books contain extensive research on air races, air shows as well as personalities & accomplishments of Iowa's pilots, mechanics, manufacturere, many photos, maps, 596 pgs (total for both volumes) $45.00

KANSAS
BORNE ON THE SOUTH WIND, Rowe & Miner, Wichita Eagle & Beacon Publishing, 1994, vg/vg (edgewear), , see photo, Stearmans to Starships, B-25s to B-52s, photos, maps, 244 pgs. $18.50

LOUISANA
LOUISIANA AVIATION, Caire, Vincent, Louisana State University, 2010. f/f (new), see photo, photographic history of Louisiana aviation, 130 pgs. $12.00

MAINE
EARLY WINGS OVER MAINE, Davis, J.D., Potts Point Books, 2011. f ( soft cover, as new), see photo, beginning of aviation in Maine from Lindbergh to Beryl Markham, stories & historical photographs, 181 pgs. $15.00

MARYLAND
VOYAGES INTO AIRY REGIONS, Scott, John, Ann Arrundell Historical Society, 1984, vg (soft cover), see scan, a salute to places, planes & people that made Maryland's aviation history, photos, 119 pgs.
$15.00
IMAGES OF AVIATION - MARYLAND, Breihan, John, Arcadia, 2009, new (soft cover), see scan, photographic history of Maryland aviation, 127 pgs,
$152.00
MASSACHUSETTS

MICHIGAN
CHRONOLOGY OF MICHIGAN AVIATION, Ball, Robert, Michigan Dept. of Aeronautics, 1953, vg (soft cover, inked & embossed name), see scan, aviation history from 1834 to 1953, photos, 64 pgs. $8.00

MINNESOTA

MISSOURI
CITY OF FLIGHT, Horgan, James, Patrice Press, 1984, f/f (as new), see scan, History of aviation in St. Louis, goes back to the 1830s, photos, 500 pgs. $12.50

MONTANA

NEBRASKA
RUDDER, STICK & THROTTLE, Adwers, Robert, Making History, 1994, fine (soft cover, as new), see photo, Inscribed by author, aviation in Nebraska from 1906, photos, 440 pgs. $15.00

NEW HAMPSHIRE
HISTORY & HEROES OF NEW HAMPSHIRE AVIATION, Batchelder, Jean, Arrow Publishing, 2004, fine (soft cover) see photo, history of aviation in New Hampshire including weather & terrain, biographies of 61 aviators, such as Alan Shepard, Jr.& Christa McAuliffe, photos, 240 pgs. $10.00

NEW MEXICO
BALLOONS TO BOMBERS, Alberts, Don, Albuquerque Museum History, 1987, fine (soft cover) see photo, aviation in Albuquerque from 1882 to 1945, photos, 88 pgs. $10.00

NEW JERSEY
FROM THE BALLOON TO THE MOON, Reilly, H.V. Pat,HV Publisher, 1992, vg, soft cover, see photo, inscribed by author to previous owner, chronological history of New Jersey aviation from 1793 to 1989, photos, 318 pgs. $12.00
NEW JERSEY'S AERONAUTICAL HERITAGE...A CONCISE CHRONOLOGY, Reilly, H.V. Pat, HV Publisher, 1982, vg, soft cover, see photo, aviation history program for a 1982 Annual Induction Dinner, photos & history of New Jersey aviation, 64 pgs. $12.00

NEW YORK
FLIGHT OF MEMORY: LONG ISLAND'S AERONATICAL PAST, Shodell, Elly, Port Washington, 1995, as new (soft cover), see photo, historic b/w photos of aircraft, (esp. flying boats), pilots & passengers, ephemera, plus line drawings & illustrations, 86 pgs. $10.00
IMAGES OF AVIATION: LONG ISLAND AIRCRAFT CRASHES 1909-1959, Stoff, Joshua, Arcadia, 2004. new (soft cover), see photo, For the first 50 years of American aviation, Longa Island was the center of innovation & flight, pictorial history, 128 pgs. $15.00

NORTH CAROLINA
FIRST TO FLY, Parramore, Thomas, University of North Carolina, 2002, f/f (as new), see photo, inscribed by author, account of North Carolina's significant contributions to the early history, were on the cutting edge of aviation technology well before Wilbur and Orville Wright's first powered flight in 1903, produced some of the most notable airmen & women of the early 1900s, photos, 372 pgs. $12.00

OHIO
CARGO FLIGHT, Lane, Foster, Ohio History of Flight, 1986, fine (soft cover), see scan, Records of the history of the first paid air cargo flight, Nov. 7, 1910, photos, 96 pgs. $15.00
GIANT LEAP: A CHRONOLOGY OF OHIO AEROSPACE EVENTS & PERSONALITIES, 1915-1969, Crouch, Tom, Ohio Historical Society, 1971, vg ( soft cover), see photo, 70 page booklet with photos. $8.00
THEY WALKED ON WINGS, Burwell, Robert, Saracen Publications, 1988, fine, (as new, soft cover), see photo, history of early Stark county aviation, photos, 158 pgs. $12.00

OKLAHOMA
OKLAHOMA AVIATION STORY, Tolman, Jones, Gregory & Moore, Oklahoma Heritage, 2004, f/f (as new), see scan, signed by all 4 authors,from the first flight (1910) to the present day. You'll meet such people as Wiley Post, Charles Lindbergh & Amelia Earhart, as well as Douglas Aircraft Co. & Braniff Airlines, many photos, 188 pages. $19.00

PENNSYLVANIA
AVIATION AND PENNSYLVANIA, Smith & Harrington, Franklin Institute Press, 1981, fine (embossed cover) , see photo, detailed history of aircraft in Pennsylvania, photos, 186 pgs. $25.00
HIGH FRONTIER: A HISTORY OF AERONAUTICS IN PENNSYLVANIA, Trimble, Williams, Univerity of Pittsburg Press, 1982, fine (soft cover) , see photo, from hot air balloons to supersonic jet aircraft, photos, 344 pgs. $10.00

SOUTH CAROLINA
GENERAL DISCUSSION OF DEVELOPMENT OF AVIATION IN SOUTH CAROLINA, Martin, Dexter, 1944, small booklet of the lecture. $5.00

SOUTH DAKOTA
IMAGES OF AVIATION: SOUTH DAKOTA'S FIRST CENTURY OF FLIGHT, Kraemer, Norma, Arcadia, 2010. new (soft cover), see photo, pictorial history of aviation in South Dakota, 127 pgs. $15.00

TENNESSEE

TEXAS
HISTORY OF MILITARY AVIATION IN SAN ANTONIO, Manning, Thomas (Editor), 1996, vg (cover curl, soft cover), see photo, Fort Sam Houston, Kelly Field, Brooks Field, Randolph Field & Lackland Air Force Base photos & maps, 117 pgs. $13.00

VIRGINIA
IMAGES OF AVIATION: HANPTON ROADS, Evans-Hilton, Arcadia, 2005. new (soft cover), see photo, Hot-air balloons provided reconnaissance flights here during the Civil War, & manned space flights to the moon weredeveloped at NASA's Langley Research Center in the 1960s. . Today, the region is served by two commercial airports: Norfolk International and Newport News–Williamsburg , 127 pgs. $15.00
PLANES, PILOTS & GOFER TALES OF LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA'S OLD PRESTON GLENN AIRPORT, Rogers, Jim, Hamilton's. 1997, new (soft cover), see photo, author grew up during the Golden Age of aviation, shares his expeiences as a "gofer" at Lynchburg airport, photos, 154 pgs. $6.95

WISCONSIN
GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Hardie, George, Friends of the Mitchell Gallery of Flight, 1996, fine (soft cover) see photo, signed by author, from hot &5 year history of Milwaukee's Airport, photos, illustrations & route map, 184 pgs. 352 pgs. $10.00
FORWARD IN FLIGHT: HISTORY OF AVIATION IN WISCONSIN, Goc, Michael, Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame, 1998, f/f (as new), see photo, from hot air ballooning in the 1850s to the astronauts who circled the moon, biplanes, barnstormers & Air Force bomers in between, anecdotes and photos, 352 pgs. $15.00
WINGWALKER, Krippene, Bernice, New Past Press, 1995, fine (soft cover), see scan, the Larson Brothers & Cousin Clyde Lee established Wisconsin's first commeercial airport. After training students & barnstorming, they attempted a flight to Norway in 1932, photos, 255 pgs. $10.00


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