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BRITISH AIRCRAFT VOLUME TWO

By R A Saville-Sneath

(Subject: Aviation - General) Fair only, Fragile, Illustrated board covers worn, red canvas spine faded and rubbed at both ends. Internally and on front cover, bookseller stamp. Spine cracking on front hinge. Light foxing mainly on a few front and back pages. Previous owner has also written a list on aircraft on back endpaper.An illustrated directory and review of British aircraft in service at the time, most being of post-1933 design. It is divided into groups and subsections from single engine, low wing monoplanes, through to four engine types including transports and bombers. Each is illustrated by a three-view profile and black and white photographs. (Published: 1944) (Publisher: Penguin Books) (Pagination: 224pp illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$6.37

VETERAN & VINTAGE SERIES: BRITISH AIRCRAFT

By Kenneth Munson

(Subject: Aviation - General) c.1963. A collection of preserved British aircraft including Avro, Westland Lysander, Short Sunderland and De Havilland Mosquito, Each photograph is accompanied by a narrative history. (Publisher: Ian Allan) (Pagination: 64pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in illustrated boards) UL-XXXXXX

$4.78

FLIGHT BRIEFING FOR PILOTS VOLUME 3: RADIO AIDS TO AIR NAVIGATION

By N H Birch and A E Bramson

(Subject: Aviation - General) Intended to provide those studying for an instrument rating with a basic knowledge of radio aids as they apply to civil aviation. (Published: 1975) (Publisher: Pitman) (ISBN: 0273007408) (Pagination: 192pp, maps, charts, foldouts.) (Condition: Good in illustrated boards with faded spine) UL-XXXXXX

$6.37

MACH ONE

By Lieutenant-Commander Mike Lithgow

(Subject: Aviation - General) 2 Previous owner names on endpaper. Blue boards faded on spine. No d/w. Previous owner a pilot,there may be a few margin comments. The author joined the Fleet Air Arm in 1939 - he served on the Ark Royal and Formidable. In 1944 he became a Royal Navy Test Pilot and in 1945 joined Vickers becoming their Chief Test Pilot in 1948. (Published: 1954) (Publisher: Allan Wingate) (Pagination: xii + 151pp, photos) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$7.96

ON BEING A BIRD

By Philip Wills

(Subject: Aviation - General) Previous owner name on endpaper. Blue boards marked and faded, no dustjacket. Not a text book but recommended reading for any aspiring Glider Pilot. The author was a World champion and leading light in the British Gliding Association (BGA). The book provides a fascinating view of the sport, it's not all theory, and a lot of the book is devoted to his experiences. (Published: 1953) (Publisher: Max Parrish) (Pagination: 231pp photos and drawings) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$7.96

TAKING THE FEAR OUT OF FLYING

By Maurice Yaffe

(Subject: Aviation - General) Signed with a dedication by the author to the previous owner, an airline captain. Also included is a letter from the author to the Captain requesting permission to sit in on the flight deck during landing. Good in faded card covers. A help book for anyone who suffers from air travel anxiety written by one of the foremost authorities on the subject. Instructions on a range of coping skills, along with a reassuring explanation about every aspect of flying. (Published: 1988) (Publisher: David & Charles) (ISBN: 0715390473) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$6.37

SAFETY LAST: THE DANGERS OF COMMERCIAL AVIATION

(Subject: Aviation - General) Good in torn dustwrapper. Not the book for those who suffer from a fear of flying. A collection of accounts of accidents and near misses as a result of weather, airline pressure, poor equipment, interpretation of safety regulation in airlines of the United States in the 1960s and early 70s. (Published: 1972) (Publisher: Dial Press) (Pagination: 264pp) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$9.55

HOW AN AEROPLANE FLIES

By F V Monk and H T Winter

(Subject: Aviation - General) Blackie's Flying series. Grey boards slightly marked. Brown spine. No date but thought to be c 1930s. previous owner name on endpaper. From arriving at the Hangar to 'doing a loop' (Publisher: Blackie & Son Ltd) (Pagination: 58pp drawings) (Condition: Good) UL-XXXXXX

$9.55

FIGHTERS: THE WORLD'S GREATEST ACES AND THEIR AEROPLANES

By Edwards Park

(Subject: Aviation - General) Includes the aces of British, US, French, German, Japanese and Soviet aviation, and their aircraft since the First World War to the most modern jets of today.using archival photographs and contemporary images the author takes us from Sopwith camels to F/A-18 Hornets. From the aces of the First World War to the 'Jet Jockeys' (Published: 1991) (Publisher: Airlife Publishing) (ISBN: 185310244X) (Pagination: 228pp, 173 col & 79 b/w photos.) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$12.73

OF FLIGHT AND FLYERS: AN AEROSPACE ANTHOLOGY

By Oliver Stewart

(Subject: Aviation - General) The author has threaded together from eye-witness accounts, memoirs and diaries of pilots, inventors and designers the story of manned flight from early flying machines through 60 years of aviation to space travel. (Published: 1964) (Publisher: George Newnes Ltd.) (Pagination: 192pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in torn d/j) UL-XXXXXX

$9.55

THE AEROPLANE: AN HISTORICAL SURVEY OF ITS ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT

By Charles H Gibbs-Smith

(Subject: Aviation - General) Ex school library, some stamps on endpaper and title page. From the early work of Sir George Cayley at the end of the 18th century onwards. (Published: 1960) (Publisher: HMSO) (Pagination: 375pp plates, bibliography, chronology) (Condition: Good in faded red boards) UL-XXXXXX

$7.96

WAR PLANES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR: FIGHTERS: VOLUME FOUR. FRANCE

By William Green

(Subject: Aviation - General) Dustjacket complete but torn and rubbed with faded spine. As early as 1909 the first steps to create France's military aviation service were taken and by the end of 1910 58 pilots had completed the official course of instruction. The first 5 escadrilles were formed in 1912 each equipped with 6 aeroplanes which included Breguet, Caudron, Henry Farman and Voisin biplanes. (Published: 1972) (Publisher: Macdonald) (ISBN: 0356037789) (Pagination: 128pp illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$23.88

THE SKY PIRATES

By James Arey

(Subject: Aviation - General) Page edges browning. A comprehensive account of hijacking in the air, its causes and consequences. Between 1936 and 1972 there were 396 attempts of which 246 were successful. using first hand accounts, transcripts from radio logs and other reports contemporary to the time. He opens with Pan Am 93 hijacked in 1970 after it left Amsterdam which was eventually blown up in Cairo. Cuba and the Middle east have both been popular destinations for hijackers and the author cites many examples from the '60s and '70s. (Published: 1973) (Publisher: Ian Allan) (ISBN: 0711004501) (Pagination: 418pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in dustjacket) UL-XXXXXX

$7.96

THE JET ENGINE

(Subject: Aviation - General) Card covers rubbed and edgeworn. Previous owner name on endpaper. Published to explain the workings and underlying principles of the aero gas turbine engine. profusely illustrated with drawings and tables. (Published: 1966) (Publisher: Rolls Royce) (Pagination: Large Format 187pp illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$19.10

AIRWORTHY! FLYING VINTAGE AIRCRAFT

By Ian S Mulelly and Hugh R Smallwood

(Subject: Aviation - General) At the heart of this book are the airworthy aircraft. The authors have selected 32, which span the earliest to the Sea Fury; French, German, British and American; private and military. Each aircraft is illustrated within a series of 64 full colour photographs, evoking the atmosphere of an airshow. There are also special sections on collections and detailing the develoment of piston-aero-engines (Published: 1981) (Publisher: Blandford Press) (ISBN: 0713709669) (Pagination: 128pp col/bw illustrations, tables.) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$9.55

THE ART OF FLYING

By Captain Norman Macmillan MC, AFC

(Subject: Aviation - General) 2nd edition revised and enlarged. Blue boards marked and faded. Stamp on endpaper for Oxford University Air Squadron. Aviation from the point of view of a Test Pilot. Discussions on equipment, techniques and protocols with personal experiences used as examples. (Published: 1929) (Publisher: Duckworth & Co) (Pagination: 175pp photos, illustrations, tables.) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$9.55

SAFETY IN THE AIR

By Maurice Allward

(Subject: Aviation - General) Written in the late 1960's with supersonic transport planes under construction expected to carry over 300 passengers at speeds of 1800 miles per hour safety in the air has become a matter of concern. The author well known for his books on aviation presents a comprehensive picture on the development of safety devices in the aircraft and on the ground. (Published: 1968) (Publisher: Abelard & Schuman) (ISBN: 0200714848) (Pagination: 175pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$7.96

ISRAELI AIR FORCE STORY

By Murray Rubenstein and Richard Goldman

(Subject: Aviation - General) previous owner name on endpaper. A study of the actions of the Israeli Air Force (Chel Ha'Avir) from 1947 to the the 1973 Yom Kippur War. The narrative includes accounts of the 1956 Suez conflict and the 1967 Six Day War. (Published: 1979) (Publisher: Book Club Associates) (Pagination: 223pp, 61 illustrations, map, tables) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$9.55

A PRIMER OF FLYING

By G W Williamson OBE, MC

(Subject: Aviation - General) No d/w. Blue boards having patchy fading. Stamp for Charterhouse ATC.503 Squadron on endpaper. No other marks. An Introductory course in the art of flying dealing only with flying in in simplest terms assisted by simple diagrams. No stunt flying or aerobatics have been included other than the stall or spin, into which a beginner might slip accidentally. (Published: 1941) (Publisher: Pitman) (Pagination: 71pp illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$7.96

THE PLANE THAT CHANGED THE WORLD: A BOIGRAPHY OF THE DC3

By Douglas J Ingells

(Subject: Aviation - General) This is an original softcover proof copy - the book was later issued in hardcover. The detailed story of the Douglas DC3, starting with its development from the DC1 and DC2. Research and inventions from other aircraft were brought together by its designers to produce the finest passenger transport ever, making commercial flight available for everyone. If you like airplanes, then this story is a must read to find how Boeing, TWA, United, and American airlines competed and won the skies and the hearts of those who wanted to get there faster and in the lap of luxury. (Published: 1966) (Publisher: Aero Publishers Inc.) (Pagination: 256pp, numerous colour & b/w illustrations) (Condition: card cover in torn/worn d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$23.88

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