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A First Person Account of Breaking the Sound Barrier. The Quest for Mach One. From Oral History Interviewers ....
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A First Person Account of Breaking the Sound Barrier. The Quest for Mach One. From Oral History Interviewers ....

By Yeager, Chuck, Bob Cardenas, Bob Hoover, Jack Russell & James Young

New York: Penguin Studio, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Tall quarto, 142 pp., profusely illustrated. -- Signed by Chuck Yeager on the front paste-down.

$400.00

The Red Knight of Germany; The Story of Baron Von Richthofen Germany's Great War Bird
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The Red Knight of Germany; The Story of Baron Von Richthofen Germany's Great War Bird

By Gibbons, Floyd

Garden City: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc. A Star Book, 1927. Reprint Edition. Cloth. Very good +/good. Politzer. 8vo., 347 pp., black cloth lettered in bright red, frontispiece, illustrated, appendix: Table of Richthofen's victories and final defeat. -- Name in pencil on front pastedown. Dust jacket signed, Politzer.

$30.00

Operators Handbook (Restricted) Double Wasp A and B Series Engines

By Various / Unstated

East Hartford, Connecticut: Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Division of United Aircraft Corporation. Third Edition, January, 1943. East Hartford, Connecticut: Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Division of United Aircraft Corporation Third Edition, January, 1943 8vo, 170pp, spiral bound blue paper covers, diagrams, folding charts -- Corners moderately bumped, covers lightly soiled -- Good condition X1510 Quantity Available: 1 Category: Aviation; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 006104.

$95.00

Sinister Island Squadron. A Flying Story of the Pacific

By Litten, Frederic Nelson

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1944 (1944). New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1944 (1944) 8vo-5-1/2"x7-1/2", 251 pages, hard cover (red cloth) / dust jacket -- "A young Navy Flyer returns to the Pacific area and solves the secret of Sinister Island (written for young adults)" -- Nice bright copy with a sound binding The dust jacket has moderate edgewear, and a few tape repairs It also has a some soil spotting to the bottom area of the back cover The dust jacket price ($200) is unclipped Short gift inscription dated 1946 on the first free endpaper Title page and copyright page both dated 1944-- Overall Very Good or better condition in a good dust jacket (tb 06) Quantity Available: 1 Category: Aviation; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 007743.

$35.00

Aircraft Mechanics Shop Manual

By Reithmaier, Larry

Marquette: Palomar Books. (1976). 8vo, 358pp, illustrated paper covers, illustrated, appendixes -- Corners lightly bumped, rear cover has small diagonal crease at the bottom -- Overall very good condition XB521 Quantity Available: 1 Category: Aviation; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 003055.

$45.00

Modern Flight. A Manual of Practical Flying

By Clevenger, C. P.

Denver: Alexander Aircraft Co, 1927. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Alexander Aircraft Co, Denver, 1927. First Edition. Very Good Condition. Gift inscription on the f.e.p. (Happy Landings - James S. Martin - Wichita 10-4-33) in ink. Third Printing. Size: Small Octavo. 81 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Aviation; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 007936.

$40.00

Racing Planes & Air Races Annual. 1968 - 1971 - Volumes V,VI,VII,VIII

By Kinert, Reed

Falbrook, California, Aero Publishers, Inc., First Editions. -- [Volume V.1969 also covers 1968]. 4to, blue boards w/gilt lettering on spine, magazine covers in color bound in, 96,105,96,111pp, profusley illustrated, indexes -- Light wear to exremities -- Very good condition Quantity Available: 1 Category: Aviation; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 000947.

$50.00

Straight Up. The Story of Vertical Flight

By Hubler, Richard G.

New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1961). First Edition. 8vo, 340pp, original blue cloth, illustrated, bibliography, index -- Very good+ condition in a lightly worn/soiled good+ dust jacket X1379 Quantity Available: 1 Category: Aviation; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 006117.

$15.00

Airplane Performance, Stability, and Control

By Perkins, Courtland D. And Robert E. Hage

New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1949. First Edition. Hard Cover (Original Cloth). Very Good/Good. John Wiley and Sons , New York, 1949. First Edition. Very Good/Good. First Edition, First Printing (No printings listed on the copyright page). 493 pages, index. A Very Good + copy in a good (somewhat rubbed, lightly soiled, a few chips and tears) dust jacket. #3#. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Aviation; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 007827.

$75.00

Rockets and Missiles Past and Future

By Caidin, Martin

NY: McBride Company | (1954). Tall 8vo, 208pp, original black cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine and gilt rules on the front cover, frontispiece, many b&w historical photographs -- Former owners name in ink at the top right hand corner of the title page and on the blank rear endpaper -- Very good condition in a very good or better dust jacket (xob) Quantity Available: 1 Category: Aviation; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 006677.

$25.00

Aileron Country

By Welch, Guy

Redmond: Osprey Publishing & Fine Arts, 1996. [First Edition]. Redmond: Osprey Publishing & Fine Arts, 1996 [First Edition] 8vo, 89pp, glossy illustrated stiff paper covers, illustrated with black & white drawings related to flying Illustrated by the author -- "This book is for the greasy fingernail flier who treasures those golden days whether he or she was there or not It's for the person whose heart's flight plan is simply to become airborne Like those creaky old hangars, it'll sing you stories to make your spirit fly !--Back Cover -- Fine condition Quantity Available: 1 Category: Aviation; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 006713.

$15.00

The Romance of Ballooning. The Story of the Early Aeronauts

By Various / Unstated

New York, A Studio Book - The Viking Press. (1971). 4to, 197pp, orange cloth w/gilt decoration on front cover, b&w and color (some tipped in) illustrations, maps, sources, acknowledgments, bibliography -- Cloth is rubbed through at the corners -- Very good condition in a good+ dust (moderately worn at the edges) jacket Nx985 Quantity Available: 1 Category: Aviation; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 002127.

$40.00

Fatigue of Aircraft Structures

By Gorver, Horace J.

Department of Navy, Naval Air Systems Command, 1966. 8vo, 355pp, grey paper covers, diagrams, illustrations-- Former owners name (John D Pindar) written in ink @ top of front endpaper, one signature lightly pulled, fairly uniform discoloring to spine, minor dust stain to covers -- Good+ condition X1079 Quantity Available: 1 Category: Aviation; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 006041.

$45.00

Aircraft Propellers Basic Training Manual

By Harlacher, Carl M. (Prepared and editied by Harold E. Baughman et al)

Glendale: Aero Publishers, Inc, 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrated. Aero Publishers, Inc, Glendale, 1941. First Edition. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Illustrated. [ How To Book ] Moderate handling soil to cloth, light wear to exterior, light to moderate musty smell. -- Good condition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 119 pages. Item Type: [ How To Book ]. Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Aviation; United States; 1940s; Transportation; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001071.

$10.00

The Liberty Engine 1918-1942. Smithonian Annals of Flight. Volume One - Number Three

By Dickey, Philip S. III

Washinton D.C.: Smithonia Institution Press - National Air and Space Museum, 1968. 4to, 110pp, blue and white paper covers with schematic design of the Liberty Engine on the front and back, photographs, charts, drawings, bibliography -- Light mostly even dust staining to the white portion of the covers, minor shelwear to the extremities No other notable defects -- Original price sticker of one dollar and seventy cents from the Smithsonian Museum shop attached to the rear cover Those were the good old days eh! -- Overall very good condition Quantity Available: 1 Category: Aviation; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 007538.

$22.00

Introduction to Gas-Turbine and Jet-Propulsion Design
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Introduction to Gas-Turbine and Jet-Propulsion Design

By Norman, C. A. and R. H. Zimmerman

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1948. Edition Not Stated. Cloth. Fine/very good. 8vo., original black cloth, 286 pp., frontispiece of Dr. Sanford Alexander Moss (1872-1946), Pioneer of Gas-Turbine development. Photo illustrations, drawings, charts, two fold-out charts at the rear, index. Dust jacket has light edge wear. -- Early printing; 1948 is the only date on the copyright page with Harper & Brothers code i-x. There is no statement of edition on the copyright page. The text owes it origin to lectures given by the senior author under the ESMWT program during World War II. - preface.

$35.00

Fundamentals of Powerplants for Aircraft

By Liston, Joseph

Cincinnati: Tri-State Offset Co, 1950. First Edition. Hard Cover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Tri-State Offset Co, Cincinnati, 1950. First Edition. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. grey cloth, graphs, formulas, drawings, photographs. Interior is clean, binding is sound, minimal wear to the extremities, first 20 or so pages bumped with resulting diagonal creases to the corners. #3# Size: Quarto. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Aviation; WBM Catalog; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 007848.

$95.00

Russ Farrell Over Mexico

By Burtis, Thomson

Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1929. (1929) First Edition. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1929 (1929) First Edition 8vo, 221pp, original maroon cloth binding, photo frontispiece -- Top and front foredge dusty A few tiny white spots on the cloth binding -- Overall good+ to very good condition XB504 Quantity Available: 1 Category: Aviation; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 003044.

$25.00

Oregon Airports

By Oregon State Board of Aeronautics

Salem: Oregon State Board of Aeronautics, 1964. 8vo, unpaginated, plastic spiral bound paper covers, illustrated with b&w photographs folding map at the rear -- Lists all public use and emergency airports [1964] in the state Major airports are depicted by aerial photographs and the small public and public use private and Emergency airports are listed in the back of the directory Aerial photographs are used to show the airports and are all taken from approxiamately 2000 feet above the ground, looking in a northerly direction These photographs show the airport and surrounding terrain as it will appear to the pilot as he approaches the field A fold-out map of Oregon is included in the back of the directory showing the locations of all listed airports -- Very good condition (xob) Quantity Available: 1 Category: Aviation; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 006573.

$35.00

Cessna Model One Eighty 1963 Thru 1967 and One Eightyt Five Skywagon Series Parts Catalog

By Cessna Aircraft Company

July 15, 1966. 4to, 386pp, stiff paper binder, diagrams -- Moderate wear to extremities, moderate soiling to covers -- Good+ condition E68-9 Quantity Available: 1 Category: Aviation; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 001973.

$45.00

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