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FLY MAGAZINE 1908-1909,,
Fine hardback copy (as new), reproduction of the first 10 issues of Fly magazine, May 1908 through Aug. 1909, many photos,
$10.00


FAMOUS FIRST FLIGHTS ACROSS THE ATLANTIC, Delear, Frank, Dodd Mead, 1979, vg/vg, see scan, from the flight of the NC-4 in 1919 to 1978 (the first hot air balloon). photos, 205 pggs. $11.00
FAR HORIZON, Lanier, Henry, Alfred Knopf, 1993, vg/vg (some wear), see scan, Very good with dust jacket (some wear, no marks, tight binding), Biography of Norwegian born Birger Johnsen, who emigrated to America & got a job at Mather Field, CA. After that, he did barnstorming, based in California. After some misadventures in Mexico, he took a job with China Airways, the Nyrba in South America before Pan Am took them over, 285 pages. $16.00
FIGHTER PILOTS OF THE SPANISH REPUBLIC - VOL. 1, Lopez , Rafael, Quiron Ediciones, fine (soft cover, as new), English & Spanish text. see scan, History of the Spanish fighter force in the Spanish Civil War, many photos, color plates, 80 pages. $24.95
FIRST CROYDON AIRPORT 1915-1928, Learmonth, Nash & Clvetti, Sutton Libraries, 1977, fine copy,hardbound for protection, see scan, airport established in 1915 for aerial defense of London, it later became a major commercial airport, photos, 87 pgs. $10.00
FLIGHT INTO HISTORY , Freudenthal, Elsbeth, University of Oklahoma, 1949, vg/vg (some wear), see scan, The evaluation of contributions to aviation bu the Wright Brothers * their relationship to other aviation pioneers, photos 268 pgs. $15.00
FLIGHT OF EAGLES, Karolevitz & Fenn, Brevet Press, 1974, vg/vg, see photo, Kosciuszko Squadron of American volunteers who flew for Poland against Russia 1919-20, photos, 281 pgs. $10.00
FLIGHT OF ALCOCK AND BROWN , Wallace, Graham, Putnam, 1955, vg/vg (minor chipping), see scan, They flew the first Trans-Atlantic flight in June 1919, photos, 312 pages. . $50.00
FLIGHT OF THE SOUTHERN CROSS, Kinsford-Smith & Ulm, Robert M. McBride & Co., 1929, vg/vg (lazer copy dj), see photo, first trans-Pacific flight in 1928, flew from Oakland, California to Honolulu, then on to Fiji and Brisbane, map & photos, 295 pgs. $22.00
FLIGHT WITH POWER, Wragg, David, St. Martin's Press, 1978, f/f (as new), see scan, Covers the first 10 years of powered flight, from the Wright brothers (1903) to the beginning of WW I, many photos, 157 pgs. $12.50
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
FLYERS,THE Bridgeman, Brian, Self-published, 1989, f/f (as new), see scan, British & Commonwealth aviators who as mercenaries in the 1920s & 1930s. Included are the Chanco War, Spanish Civil War. Ethiopia, China & Finland, photos, 255 pgs. $25.00
FLYERS IN SEARCH OF WILBUR & ORVILLE WRIGHT, Adams, Noah, Crown, 2003, new, see photo, Adams, cohost of NPR's All Things Considered, sets out to learn about the Wright Brothers, their family & why they loved to fly so much, he visits all the spots important to the brothers, from the Outer Banks, where they flew gliders, to France, Dayton, & New York, a personable guide into the Wright Brothers' world, offering a refreshing look at these aviation pioneers, photos, 221 pgs. $8.00
FLYING CATHEDRAL, Gould-Lee, Arthur, Methuen, 1965, vg/vg, see scan, Samuel F. Cody, a Texan, built & flew the first aeroplane in Great Britain (1908), photos, 272 pgs. $10.00
FLYING MATILDA, Ellison, Norman, Halstead Press, 1957, vg/vg (tape marks at upper edge), see scan, Beginning with No. 4 Sqdn (A.F.C.) in WW I, the book brings to life Hudson Fysh, P.G. Taylor, Kingsford-Smith & other air pioneers, photos, 348 pgs. $20.00
FRENCH AEROPLANES BEFORE THE GREAT WAR, Opdycke, Leonard, Schiffer, 1999, new,
see photo, log of nearly 700 French builders, many rare photos from Musee de l'Air, 288 pgs.
$30.00
FROM BLERIOT TO SPITFIRE, Ogilvy, David (editor), Airlife, 1991, vg, soft cover, see photo, flying the aircraft in the Shuttleworth collection, photos, 192 pgs., $12.95

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