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ABC OF AVIATION : A Simplified Guide to Modern Aircraft (2nd Revised & Greatly Enlarged Edition)

by Lt. Col. Victor W. Page

Condition: Near Fine/No Jacket


New York, NY: Norman W. Henley Publishing, 1942. Text/Bright, clean, As New. Gilt embossed faux-leather maroon boards/Fine. DJ/None. Frontispiece: Four pursuit-interceptor fighters produced for Army Air Forces by Lockheed, Bell, Curtiss and Republic. 2nd Revised & Enlarged Editon. Basic aviation fundamentals written for students, mechanics and non-technical people. Treatise on princioles of construction and operation of all types of aircraft with illustrations and photos. 14 chapters: I, Facts About Aircraft & Industry; II, Lighter-Than-Air Craft; III, Heavier-Than-Air Craft; IV, Direct Control Autogiro; V, Airplane Construction; VI, Airplane Construction & Design; VII, Engine Types & Inspection; VIII, Airplane Propeller Types; IX, Airplane Control Methods; X, Airplane & Engine Instruments; XI, Blind or Instrument Flying; XII, General Inspection Procedure; XIII, Maintenance for the Private Owner; XIV, Modern Power Plant Development; XV, Recently Developed Aircraft Engines; and, XVI, Development in Airplane Design & Construction. 2nd Revised & Enlarged Ed, First Thus. Hard Cover/Stitched. Near Fine/No Jacket.


  • Bookseller: 100 POCKETS US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 008770
  • Title: ABC OF AVIATION : A Simplified Guide to Modern Aircraft (2nd Revised & Greatly Enlarged Edition)
  • Author: Lt. Col. Victor W. Page
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: 2nd Revised & Enlarged Ed, First Thus
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Norman W. Henley Publishing
  • Place: New York, NY
  • Date published: 1942
  • Keywords: Aviation Fundamentals/Airplanes/Principles of Construction/Textbook
  • Bookseller catalogs: Textbook; Engineering; Reference/Resource;


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