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AIR NAVIGATION VOLUME 1. AIR PUBLICATION 1234

(Subject: Aviation - General) British Air Ministry publication A.P.1234. for the Royal Air Force. This copy originally belonged to a Cadet Flight Sgt.at Westminster School CCF/RAF. Very detailed chapters with figures on Maps and Charts, Mathematics, Time and Theory. (Published: 1944) (Publisher: Air Ministry (UK)) (Pagination: 308pp illustrations, fold-out) (Condition: Good in rubbed blue boards) UL-XXXXXX

$59.39

THE COMET. FAMOUS AIRLINERS NO. 4

By Derek Harvey

(Subject: Aviation - General) Blue boards no d/w. Previous owner name on endpaper. This book is part of a series and this edition features the de Havilland Comet from the first flight in 1949 to 1959 as the Comet 4 made its appearance once again on the world's air routes. (Published: 1959) (Publisher: Cassell) (Pagination: landscape format.110pp photos, drawing.) (Condition: Good.) UL-XXXXXX

$13.20

JANE'S WORLD AIRCRAFT RECOGNITION HANDBOOK

By Derek Wood

(Subject: Aviation - General) Updated to include the 40 or more significant types that have made their first flights in the last three years. Instance reference symbols and classification inforamtion is back up by cutaway drawings. (Published: 1985) (Publisher: Jane's Publishing) (ISBN: 0710603436) (Pagination: Landscape format. 571pp profuselt illustrated) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$6.60

THE GREAT PLANES

By James Gilbert

(Subject: Aviation - General) Twenty six planes chosen by the author including SPAD, Sopwith's Scouts. The Spitfire, Staggerwing, Grunman's Cats, the Lear and F-86 Sabrejet. The narrative from the authors extensive research and knowledge and the expansion of srticles origally from Flying Magazine (Published: 1970) (Publisher: Ridge Press) (Pagination: large Format. 251pp illustrations) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$13.20

PLAYGROUND IN THE SKY.THE ART AND JOYS OF GLIDING

By A F 'Bill' Gotch

(Subject: Aviation - General) Written primarily for the beginner by an experienced glider pilot. Chapters include cross-country flying, Instruments, controls and cockpit, Clubs and Aerobatics. (Published: 1955) (Publisher: Hutchinson) (Pagination: 151pp 34photos, 25 line drawings) (Condition: Good in torn d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$8.25

INTERNATIONAL AIR POWER REVIEW: VOLUME 1

By Editor David Donald

(Subject: Aviation - General) The first of a series, launched in 2001 by AIRtime publishing in the US. It features masses of stunning colour photos, cutaways, three-view and side-view colour artwork and extensive copy and features on current (at the time) aircraft and operations of US and World air arms. It also includes an extensive feature on the Avro Lincoln, items and colour artwork on classic, WWII types such as the P-47 Thunderbolt plus combat colours of Stukageschwader 2 'Immelmann', 1935-41. Though slightly dated, this will be an invaluable resource for modellers. (Published: 2001) (Publisher: AIRtime Publishing) (Pagination: A4 format, 200pp, c500 colour photos, illustrations, maps, artwork) (Condition: fine in card cover) UL-XXXXXX

$13.20

THE STORY OF THE BRITISH LIGHT AEROPLANE

By Terence Boughton

(Subject: Aviation - General) Dustjacket has large piece missing from front top. Faded spine, Marks and previous owner name on endpaper.Boards marked. Still a good reference copy.The author, an aeronautical engineer and keen amateur pilot covers in great depth and history, records, competitions and development of the light aircraft between 1922 and 1939. (Published: 1963) (Publisher: John Murray) (Pagination: 321pp illustrations, tables) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$13.20

THE WINGED LIFE: A PORTRAIT OF ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY, POET AND AIRMAN

By Richard Rumbold and Lady Margaret Stewart

(Subject: Aviation - General) This book sheds light on the life and ideas of a complex, gifted, and fascinating individual; a man whose life was packed with adventure, both in the realms of action and in the realms of thought; who was pioneer airman, writer, poet, philosopher, administrator, mathematician, scientist and practical inventor. Secondly, and in so doing, to say something about that relatively new discovery - flying; about the psychology of the airman; and about the beauty and interest of his profession. (Published: 1953) (Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson) (Pagination: 224pp, portrait) (Condition: fair in blue boards (no d/w), some foxing) UL-XXXXXX

$13.20

THE SEVEN SEAS DC-1 TO DC-7C. FAMOUS AIRLINERS NO 3

By Derek Harvey

(Subject: Aviation - General) No dustjacket. Front Gutter cracked. This book is part of a series and this edition features the history of the Douglas Commercial Airliner from the advent of the DC-1 in 1933 to the 1950's and the DC-7. details of variants, fleets and leading particulars. (Published: 1959) (Publisher: Cassell) (Pagination: Landscape Format. 116pp illustrations) (Condition: Good) UL-XXXXXX

$8.25

AIRACRAFT OF THE UNITED STATES. VOLUME 1

By R.A. Saville-Sneath

(Subject: Aviation - General) Illustrated boards, slight splitting at front hinge. Previous owner gift dedication (dated July 1945) on inside page. Aircraft Recognition series, correct to November 1944. A concise pocket reference details to the principle types of aircraft built in the United States during the decade to 1944. Planned to be a 2 volume set, volume one features Monoplane Land planes with photos, specs, drawings. The book also includes designations of service aircraft. (Published: 1945) (Publisher: Penguin Books) (Pagination: landscape format. 256pp illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$9.90

THE VISCOUNT. FAMOUS AIRLINERS NO.1

By Derek Harvey

(Subject: Aviation - General) No d/w. First conceived during the Second World War following the Brabazon Committee examination of requirements for post-war transport aircraft. Among the proposals was a short and medium range airliners. This book is part of a series and this edition features the Vickers Viscount Turbo-prop short haul airliner initially built for British European Airways (BEA) (Published: 1958) (Publisher: Cassell) (Condition: Landscape format. 106pp photos and drawings) UL-XXXXXX

$23.10

JANE'S POCKET BOOK: MAJOR COMBAT AIRCRAFT. NEW EDITION

By Michael J H Taylor

(Subject: Aviation - General) This edition covers every known type of major Combat Aircraft in service or in production throughout the world. High quality photographs,3 view drawings with specification and armament information. (Published: 1981) (Publisher: Jane's Publishing) (ISBN: 0710601212) (Pagination: Landscape Format. 264pp photos, drawings.) (Condition: Good in illustarted boards) UL-XXXXXX

$9.90

THE NARROW MARGIN

By Derek Wood and Derek Dempster

(Subject: Aviation - General) The Battle of Britain saved the country from invasion. If the RAF had been defeated all the efforts of the British Army and the Royal Navy would not have averted defeat in the face of complete German air superiority. This remarkable book traces the varied fortunes of the Royal Air Force in the 1930s, and shows how it readied itself for the mighty German onslaught in the summer of 1940 and won a great victory by the narrowest margins. It provides a comphrensive account of the Battle of Britain, including the day-by-day summaries of the battle. It is illustrated with photographs and maps, an appendix of the aircraft used by the Royal Air Force and by the Luftwaffe with schematic drawings, also a list of all pilots who flew in the battle from July 10 to October 31 1940. It also details aircraft performance, RAF Fighter Command and subsidiary formations as at 0900 hours Sept 15 1940, plus British and German losses. (Published: 2010) (Publisher: Pen & Sword) (ISBN: 9781848843141) (Pagination: 361pp, numerous b/w photos, illustrations, 3-view drawings, maps) (Condition: New in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$28.03

AIRLINE INSTRUMENT FLYING

By G.D.P. Worthington

(Subject: Aviation - General) Ex Training Centre Library. One stamp and residue from removed date labels on inside page.No other marks. Manual covering Basic Instrument flying, Integration of Instrument Flying with Radio Aids and General information. (Published: 1968) (Publisher: Pitman) (ISBN: 0273428594) (Pagination: 312pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in grey boards) UL-XXXXXX

$16.50

THE AIR LEAGUE AIRCRAFT RECOGNITION MANUAL

By C.H. Gibbs-Smith

(Subject: Aviation - General) Well used. Blue boards, marked and creased. previous owner name on endpaper. An old repair to title page hinge. Still a useful reference tool. Designed to give basic recognition instruction and information about the most important aircraft flying at the beginning of the 1950's. Silhouettes and photographs of 70 aircraft plus a further hundred single photographs. (Published: 1952) (Publisher: Putnam & Co.) (Pagination: Landscape Format.241pp illustrations.) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$8.25

THE BRITANNIA. FAMOUS AIRLINERS NO.2

By Derek Harvey

(Subject: Aviation - General) No dustjacket. Front Gutter Cracked.This book is part of a series and this edition features the Britannia, for several years the largest and most powerful airliner in service and the world's first long-range turbo-prop. (Published: 1958) (Publisher: Cassell) (Pagination: Landscape Format. 116pp photos and drawings) (Condition: Good.) UL-XXXXXX

$9.90

SAMURAI

By Saburo Sakai and Martin Caidin

(Subject: Aviation - General) Rubbed red boards, no d/w. Foxing on edges. The death-defying story of experiences of Japan's greatest fighter pilot. He never lost a wingman in over 200 air actions, he never overshot a runway or crashed his plane - despite returning many times with heavy damage. Inexplicably this man who scored 64 aerial victories never received any type of recognition from his government (Published: 1959) (Publisher: William Kimber) (Pagination: 206pp) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$9.90

AVIATION DISASTERS: THE WORLD'S MAJOR CIVIL AIRLINER CRASHES SINCE 1950

By David Gero

(Subject: Aviation - General) Flying as an airline passenger is, statistically, one of the safest forms of travel. Even so, the history of civil aviation is littered with high-profile disasters involving major loss of life. This edition of the authoritative work on the subject brings the grim but important story of air disasters up to the 1990s. David Gero assembles a list of major air disasters since the 1950s across continents. He investigates every type of calamity, including those caused by appalling weather, mechanical failure, pilot error, inhospitable terrain and hostile action. (Published: 1993) (Publisher: Patrick Stephens) (ISBN: 1852603798) (Pagination: 217pp, numerous b/w photos) (Condition: good in black boards, no d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$13.20

JORDANOFF'S ILLUSTRATED AVIATION DICTIONARY

By Assen Jordanoff

(Subject: Aviation - General) Released in 1942, this book give the reader masses of accurate information about aviation at the time. It consists of nearly 2,500 small drawings from 'A Power Supply' - a device for heating the cathode of a vacuum tube, to Z - zoom (as in a fast climb). There is an Apppendix of Aviation slang. Includes the definition of a "Gremlin", the correct definition for a good landing, when the balloon goes up and many more. (Published: 1942) (Publisher: Harper & Brothers) (Pagination: large format, 415pp, c 2,500 illustrations ) (Condition: good in blue boards with white titling (no d/w)) UL-XXXXXX

$49.49

INTERCEPTOR

By James Goulding

(Subject: Aviation - General) This interesting volume published in 1986 contains much new material on the development of both RAF interceptors and armament. Amongst the numerous topics covered are 'The Search for a Multi-Gun Fighter', 'The Hurricane and Spitfire', 'The 2,000HP Engine Becomes Available', 'The Early Jet Fighters' and 'The aden Gun Fighters'. (Published: 1986) (Publisher: Ian Allan) (ISBN: 071101583X) (Pagination: large format, 192pp, numerous b/w photos, 3 and 4-view plans) (Condition: fair in partially faded d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$13.20

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