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CURTISS SB2C HELLDIVER.
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CURTISS SB2C HELLDIVER.

By Smith, Peter C.

Crowood Press:, 2004. 224 pages, illustrated in b&w. "The massive Curtiss SB2C HELLDIVER was designed to replace the ageing Douglas SBD Dauntless and became the most famous monoplane dive-bomber built by the company." FINE SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

LIGHTNING BUGS. And Other Reconnaissance Drones.

By Wagner, William.

Armed Forces Journal & Aero Publishers:, 1982. 222 pages, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "Because of remote control of a pilotless jet plane, formerly dangerous intelligence-gathering flights in hostile areas were possible without risking the lives of pilots or the loss of extemely costly manned aircraft. This then is the story of 'Lightning Bugs' and other Ryan reconnaissaince drones and the contributions they made in combat in Southeast Asia." FINE- HARDCOVER, GOOD DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

NEW ENGLAND AVIATORS 1914- 1918. Their Portraits And Their Records. Volume 1 & 2.
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NEW ENGLAND AVIATORS 1914- 1918. Their Portraits And Their Records. Volume 1 & 2.

By Lowell, A. Lawrence (Introduced by)

Schiffer Military History:, 1997. "This two volume set originally appeared in 1911 as companion volumes to an exhibit in Boston honoring a representative group of U.S. pilots who flew during World War I. 542 New England pilots who flew with the USAAC, USN, USMC and British and French air forces are listed in this set. 2 FINE HARDCOVERS, FINE DUST JACKETS.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$90.00

COMBATING AIR TERRORISM.

By Wallis, Rodney. (Former Director of Security International Air Transport Association)

Brassey's:, 1993. 176 pages. "The civil aviation industry has no choice but to take the problem of combating aviation terrorism seriously. As this book makes clear, there is no simple panacea for combating aviation terrorism. What is needed is a comprehensive, well-coordinated systems approach that can be deployed and effectively enforced internationally." FINE- HARDCOVER, blue cloth covers, lettering is bright on the spine and cover.. Hard Cover. Fine-/No Dust Jacket Present. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

MARGIN FOR ERROR: NONE

By Power-Waters, Captain Brian.

Pierce Publishers:, 1972. 243 pages. "This book, written by an active airline captain, will take you behind the scenes in the life of an air traffic controller. Captain Power-Waters has been flying for over forty years. He is presently an airline captain and has been for over 25 years." FINE- HARDCOVER, GOOD DUST JACKET. Signed by the author.. Signed by Author,. Hard Cover. Fine-/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

THE GERMAN FIGHTER SINCE 1915.
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THE GERMAN FIGHTER SINCE 1915.

By Kosin, Rudiger.

Putnam:, 1988. 224 pages, profusely illustrated in b&w. "This book, by a man with nearly 60 years' personal experience of the German aircraft industry, offers a unique inside view of its struggles and triumphs in this most innovative area of aircraft design." FINE- HARDCOVER, lower right front corner has been bumped, does not affect text, FINE- DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Fine-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

HIGH TIMES. Keeping 'Em Flying. An Aviation Autobiography.

By Kennedy, Arthur with Jo Ann Ridley.

Fithanian Press:, 1992. 204 pages, illustrated. "There has never been an aviation story quite like this one. Arthur Kennedy pioneered in the business not as a well-packaged famous flyer, but as one of those largely unacknowledged heroes with engine grease under their fingernails, the unpublicized mechanics whose expertise keeps the flyers flying." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

COURAGE AND AIRFARE. The Allied Aircrew Experience In The Second World War.
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COURAGE AND AIRFARE. The Allied Aircrew Experience In The Second World War.

By Wells, Mark K.

Frank Cass:, 2000. First published in 1995, this book is the 2000 printing, 240 pages, illustrated in b&w. "Colonel Wells has researched the fact meticulously, not only the written records, but the reports of many of the survivors of the air way, both in England and in the United States. He has assembled these facts in a way that provides a global picture of events not possible at the time...in part because of wartime censorship and in part because those of us involved were so concerned with our own taks and responsibilities that we had little time to ponder the larger picture." FINE SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

HUMAN FACTORS IN AIR TRANSPORTATION. Occupational Health And Safety.

By McFarland, Ross A., Ph.D.

McGraw:, 1953. The first edition, 830 pages, illustrated. "The author is convinced that air transports can be operated safely and efficiently only in so far as the human variables are understood and controlled." FINE HARDCOVER, grey cloth covers, lettering is bright on the spine.. Hard Cover. Fine/No Dust Jacket Present. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

THE SPARTAN STORY.

By Peek, Chet with George Goodhead.

Aviation Heritage, Inc.:, 1994. 150 pages, illustrated in b&w. "I was contacted in late 1992 and agreed to write The Spartan Story, using as a starting point, the volumes of materials fathfully collected by George Goodhead." FINE- SOFTCOVER.. First Edition Stated. Soft Cover. Fine-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

THE WAR IN THE AIR. Volume I.

By Raleigh, Sir Walter.

Hamish Hamilton:, 1969. First published in 1922, this book is the 1969 edition, 489 pages. "Being the story of the part palyed in the Great War by the Royal Air Force." FINE- HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

D-DAY WITH THE SCREAMING EAGLES.

By Koskimaki, George E.

101st Airborne Divisions Association:, 1989. First published in 1970, this book is the third edition from 1989, 431 pages, illustrated and with a Foreword by Gerald J. Higgins, Major General U.S. Army Ret. The author "wrote to over 1300 former "Screaming Eagles" to get their recollections. A total of 518 former paratroopers and glidermen contributed to this account." FINE HARDCOVER.. Hard Cover. Fine/No dust jacket present. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

CHOPPERS GROUND: The Supply Demand Problem.

By Mullen, G. Michael.

National Defense University Press:, 1988. 53 pages, illustrated. "Believing that an adequate supply base is often the key to combat success. Colonel G. Michael Mullen focuses in this essay on the availability of a single, high-technology weapon system- the UH-60 utility helicopter." FINE- SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

AIRCRAFT ENGINES...NEVER A DULL MOMENT. Twenty-Second Wings Club General Harris 'Sight' Lecture.

By Newmann, Gerhard.

Wings Club:, 1985. 27 pages, illustrated with b&w photographs, presented at the Wings Club on May 16th, 1985, NYC. FINE HARDCOVER.. Hard Cover. Fine/No Dust Jacket Present.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.00

AIR-SCREWS. An Introduction To The Aerofoil Theory Of Screw Propulsion.

By Riach, M. A. S.

London: Crosby Lockwood and Son:, 1918. The second impression, 128 pages, plus the catalog of books published by Crosby Lockwood and Son. "The problem of determining the form of air flow generated by an aerofoil, moving through still air is one that has so far defied, mathematical analysis. This problem, which applies equally to water and other fluids is one for which a solution has only been obtained when the aerofoil is a flat plate of infinite span." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, ex-library withdrawn.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket Present. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library Withdrawn.

$100.00

THE USE OF AIR POWER.

By Blunt, V.E.R.

Military Service Publishing Co.:, 1943. 162 pages, with a Comment by Winston Churchill. "It is pointed out that an air offensive has bever been considered on the same scale or with the same ruthlessness in regard to losses for adequate objects as prevail in the operations of armies." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, maroon cloth covers, lettering is bright on the spine and cover.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No dust jacket present. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.50

LA BRIGATA AEREA CACCIA INTERCETTORI. La Caccia Italiana Dagli Albori All'Eurofighter. THE FIGHTER INTERCEPTOR BRIGADE. Italian Fighters From Their Origin To The Eurofighter.

By Alegi, Gregory and Marco Amatimaggio.

Italy: SinapSi:, 2000. 127 pages, illustrated in color and b&w. "This book aims to describe the characteristics and aircraft which equip one of the specialised Brigades which the Italian Air Force has set up, under the control of its new Force Command of the Italian Air Force." Text is in Italian and English. FINE- HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$40.00

"THERE I WAS...FLAT ON MY BACK".

By Stevens, Bob.

Aero Publishers, Inc.:, 1975. 224 pages, illustrated in b&w. This book "is a collection of aviation humor by former fighter pilot and syndicated cartoonist Bob Stevens. This is the best of many years of Bob's aviation cartooning." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE- DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

THE HURRICANE II MANUAL. Volume II

By Tanner, John (editor).

Hippocrene Books, Inc.:, 1976. "The official air publication for the Hurricane IIA, IIB, IIC, IID, IV and Sea Hurricane IIB and IIC, 1941- 1945, with over 140 b&w illustrations. THe Hawker Hurrican- together with the Supermarine Spitfire- secured its immortality as the RAF's protagonist in installation of the 1,2000 horsepower Rolls-Royce Merlin XX engine, the Hurricane was made capable of carrying more and heavier guns; the reuslt was a yet more formidable fighting aircarft designated Hurricane II. Between the summer of 1940 and late 1944, over eight thousand Hurricane IIs were built, and varieants of this mark fought on many fronts and in many roles. Originally an official publication, this book is an exact reprint of the actual workship manual used by the personnel who flew and maintained the Hurricane II." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

U.S. CIVIL AIRCRAFT. ATC Number 401 To ATC 500. Volume 5.
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U.S. CIVIL AIRCRAFT. ATC Number 401 To ATC 500. Volume 5.

By Juptner, Joseph P.

Areo Publishers, Inc.:, 1971. 288 pages , profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "This fifth volume of "U.S. Civil Aircraft" is part of a series of books which, when completed, will cover all civil aircraft given an "Approved Type Certificate" by the U.S. government. Volume 5 covers one hundred aircraft of the 1931-1933 era. This volume includes such famous planes as the Beech 17-R, Pilgraim 100-A, Lockheed "Orion 9," Douglas "Dolphin" amphibian, Boeing Model 247 and many others." FINE- HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a celar plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

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