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SEE THEM FLYING, Peterson, Houston, Richard Baron, 1969, vg/vg (oversized), see photo, collection of newspaper articles from 1909 - 1910, covering current events, worldwide in aviation, photos, 261 pgs. $10.00
SIKORSKY VS-44 FLYING BOAT, Pember, Harry, Flying Machines Press, 1998, as new, soft cover, see photo, design , constuction & operation of the Sikorsky VS -44 4 - engine flying boat in the late 1930's , their use includes in Antilles Air boats, under Charles & Maureen O ' Hara - Blaid , the restoration of the surviving example, photos, line drawings & color plates, 71 pgs. $6.00
SKYLARK, Mansfield, Howard, University Press of New England, 1999, f/f (as new), see scan, Story of Harry Atwood. He learned to fly at the Wright Bros School in 1911. He set some distance records, then became an inventor, entrepreneur & con man, photos, 238 pgs. $10.00
SKYRACERS, THE, Hood, Joseph, Grosset & Dunlap, 1969, vg/vg, see scan, From the air racing beginnings in 1909 through the highights of the 1920s & 1930s, photos, 160 pgs. $22.50
SMITHSONIAN TREASURY OF SCIENCE, VOLUME III True, Webster (editor), Simon & Schuster, 1960, vg (no dj), Of the 14 chapters, 5 are on aviation, by Langley, Ellsworth, Loening and an article on the Wright Bros. as engineers, photos, 373 pgs. $5.00
SPIRIT OF THE YUKON, Lunny, June, Caitlin Press, 1992, f/f (as new), see scan, Biography of Englisman Andrew Cruickshank. He was a Camel piot in No. 84 Sqdnl He moved to Canada after the war and joined the RCMP. He did some movie & bush flying. He helped found Yukon Airways. He was involved in the McAlpine rescure operation in 1930. In 1932, he was killed inthe crash of a Fokkeer Universal, photos 149 pgs. $10.00
TAKING FLIGHT, Maxim, Paul, Wairarapa, NZ, 2003, fine (soft cover), see scan, Percy Fisher who built & flew the first airplane in New Zealand in 1913, photos, 76 pages. $17.50
TAKING FLIGHT, Hallion, Richard, Oxford Press, 2003, new, see photo, a ground-breaking & comprehensive new history of flight, stressing its global roots, follows its pre-history, early attempts by pioneers to invent the aeroplane, the impact of air power on the outcome of World War I & finally considers the effects of flight on world affairs, both military and civil, photos & diagrams, 531 pgs. $10.00
THEY FLEW THE ATLANTIC, de la Croix, Robert, Frederick Muller, 1969, vg/vg, see scan, a record of the twenty years it took to prove the Atlantic could be an air traffic lane, this has its start in 1910 & carries on to pre-World War II days. photos, 225 pgs. $28.00
TRAIL BLAZERS OF THE AIR, Tennant, Kylie, Macmillan, 1965, vg/vg (chipped), see scan, Australia pioneer aviators such as Kingford-Smith Taylor & Hinkler, illustrations, 131 pages. $17.00
UNCHARTED SKIES, Henry, Walter, Canadian Bush Pilot Project, f/f, see scan, the personal adventures of 25 Canadian bush pilots, photos, 191 pgs. $16.00
UNDAUNTED, Dunmore, Spencer, McClelland & Stewart, 2004, new with dj, see photo, Concentrates on long distance flights beginning with the Wright Brothers 5 minute flight in 1904. over the next couple of decades, beginning with flyers like Bleriot, Farman, Roe, Quimby & Rogers, aviators began to push the limits of the possible, photos, 327 pgs. $10.00
UNLOCKING THE SKY, Shulman, Seth, Harper Collins, 2002, new, see photo, Glenn Curtiss and his race to invent the airplane, Wright brothers took to the courts to keep Curtiss & his airplanes out of the sky, photos, 258 pgs. $6.00
VAGABONDS OF THE SKY McAllister, Bruce, Roundup Press, 2004, new, soft cover, see photo, photographic history of America's barnstorming pilots & daredevils, 151 pgs. $5.00
WIND AND SAND, Westcott & Degen. Easterm Acorn Press. 1983, f/f (as new) , see scan, The story of the Wright brothers first flight accomplisment in their own words & photos, 189 pgs. $25.00
WINGLESS EAGLE, Johnson, Herbert, University of North Carolina, new, 2001, see photo, history of U.S. Army aviation, explores cutural, technical political & organization factors that stunted it's evolution, 298 pgs. $29.95
WINGS ACROSS THE TASMAN, Jillett, Leslie, Reed, 1953, vg/vg (minor chipping), see scan, Covers 25 years if flights across the Tasman Sea (1200 miles) since Kingsford-Smith's pioneering flight, Sept. 1928, photos, 199 pages. $30.00
WINGS OVER BROOKLANDS, Johnson, Howard, Whittet Books, 1981, f/f (as new), see photo, From the beginning (1907, A.V. Roe) through WW I & WW II to the final days of the VC-10, photos, 157 pgs. $12.00
WINGS OVER THE MEXICAN BORDER, Ragsdale, Kenneth, University of Texas, 1984, f/f (as new), see scan. The aerial border patrol ( Rio Grande) during the 1920s, 30s & 40s, photos, 266 pgs. $25.00
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
WRIGHT BROTHERS - HOW THEY INVENTED THE AIRPLANE, Friedman, Russell, Holiday House, 1991, vg (soft cover), see photo, original photographs by Wilbur & Orville Wright, 129 pgs. $10.00

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