|SANTOS DUMONT, THE AIR PIONEER, Brigole, A., Imprenta Nacional, 1943, VG (no dust jacket), see scan, English text, Santos-Dumont was an active pilot,
airship & airplane designer, 1900 to 1910, photos & illustrations, 131 pages.
|| $60.00 |
|SECOND BOY'S BOOK OF MODEL AIRPLANES (1911)
Collins, Francis, Century Company, vg (cover wear, discoloration on spine), see scan,
the original hardback publication of what were the first guides on model building airplanes (aeroplanes)
have changed in the las 105 years, photos,262 pgs.
| SCOTT'S BOOK,
Scott, C.W.A., Hodder& Stoughton, 1934, vg/vg,see scan,, signed by Scott, see scan,
After setting the record flight (England to Australia in 1931 & 1932, he won the McRobertson Race (1934) flying the D.H. 88 Comet.
He beat the old record by over 100 hours, photos, 264 pages.
|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.
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| 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.
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| SKY HIGH! Hodgins & Magoun, Liggle, Brown & Co., 1929, vg/vg (chipping), see scan,
The history of aviation . The first 2/3 of the book deals with prehistoric times to WW I.
Then they get into the modern stuff. over 100 historical illustrations & photos, 337 pages.
|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.
|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 |
| SKYWAYS TO A JUNGLE LABORATORY - AN AFRICAN ADVENTURE,
Crile, Grace, W.W. Norton, 1936, vg/vg, see scan, signed by author, the author accompanied her husband, Dr. Crile on a flight from England to .
an animal lab in Kenya. She describes the trip and the adventure at the lab, , photos, 240 pages.
|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.
|SPAIN: THE VITAL YEARS, Bolin, Luis, Lippincott, 1967, vg/vg, see scan,
The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939),Apprndics: Reality of Communism; Nationalists fighting strength; Guernica myth;
Sidelights; Gold that went to Russia. maps, photos, 397 pgs.
|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.
|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.
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|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.
| 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.
| THREE MUSKETEERS OF THE AIR, Koehl, Fitzmaurice & von Huenefeld, Putnam, 1928, vg/vg, see scan,
The 3 crewed the Bremen on the first East to West trans-Atlantic flight (April 1928). Each of the authors provides an autobiography &
description of the flight, photos, 330 pages.
| 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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
| WINGS OF SPEED, Brittain, Sir Harry, Hutchinson & Co., 1934, good (no dj, binding tight, cover wear, spine fade).
development of British air transport with emphasis on air routes inaugurated by Imperial Airways, photos, 288 pgs.
|| $10.00 |
| 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,
|| $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 |
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.
|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.