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Image for Flight (Magazine) And The Aircraft Engineer, February 7, 1918 - The Italian S.V.A. Fighting Scout

Flight (Magazine) And The Aircraft Engineer, February 7, 1918 - The Italian S.V.A. Fighting Scout

By: Spooner, Stanley (Editor); Halliwell, F.W.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, St. Martin's Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813G1357

Condition: Good


Pages 137-162 plus many additional pages of wonderful vintage ads. Contents: Whitehead Aircraft ad; Curtiss Aircraft ad; Intensive Aircraft Production; The Control of the Metal Trade; Aerial Activity in the West; Sopwith ad; Full-page illustration by Black of the stranded "Goeben" being bombed in the Dardanelles; Savage Hun Sentence on British Officers; The Attitude of the A.S.E.; German Dreams of Conquest; "Clouds and Rain Hindered the Work of Our Airmen"; The Italian S.V.A. Fighting Scout - article with photos and drawings; Air Fighting in Janaury; The Roll of Honour; "... View more info

Image for Flight (Magazine) And The Aircraft Engineer, January 31, 1918 - The United Eastern Tractor Biplane

Flight (Magazine) And The Aircraft Engineer, January 31, 1918 - The United Eastern Tractor Biplane

By: Spooner, Stanley (Editor); Zahm, A.F.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, St. Martin's Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813G1358

Condition: Fair


Pages 111-136 plus many additional pages of wonderful vintage ads. Contents: S.E. Saunders ad; Palladium commercial vehicle photo ad; Reform in the French Air Service; Sopwith ad; Large aerial photo of the air raid on Karlsruhe on January 14th, 1918; The first fruits of reprisals; Photo of British planes lined up on the British Western Front - a scouting squadron; Avro ad; Great photo of explosion after bomb dropped from 1,500 feet; The United Eastern Tractor Biplane - article with photos and diagrams; The Roll of Honour; Airscrew Analysis (conclusion); The 260 H.P. Mercedes Aero Engine; Pho... View more info

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Pilot's Luck

By: Springs, Elliott, White; Brown, Captain A. Roy; Gibbons, Floyd; Hall, Norman S.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, David McKay Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665G3419

Condition: Fine


72 pages. "Posed in the presence of death and paid for in pain, are these living drawings and paintings that Clayton Knight brings back from that No-Man's sky to which young fighting blood lifted the banner of chivalry from the gore and mud of mass warfare." - from Introduction. Handsome colour illustration and bright gilt lettering upon navy blue front board. Bright white label on backstrip is present and in superb condition. Uncirculated former military library copy. Fortunately the only markings are a bit of writing and a small ink stamp atop the front free endpaper. Exterior ... View more info

Image for Snowbirds: Behind the Scenes with Canada's Air Demonstration Team

Snowbirds: Behind the Scenes with Canada's Air Demonstration Team

By: Sroka, Mike

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Fifth House Publishers: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761C8050

ISBN: 1894856864

Condition: Very Good


1894856864 156 pages. "...Captures the spirit, dedication, and hard work of the pilots, ground crew and support staff.... Shows us all what it takes to put this elite, high-precision flying team in the air." - from dust jacket. Marvelous colour photography throughout. Light spot of soiling to front free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy of this visually appealing and informative work. View more info

Image for Tethered Mercury: A Pilot's Memoir : The Right Stuff-- But the Wrong Sex

Tethered Mercury: A Pilot's Memoir : The Right Stuff-- But the Wrong Sex

By: Steadman, Bernice Trimble; Clark, Josephine M.

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Aviation Pr: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 863G4504

ISBN: 0970901607

Condition: Fine


0970901607 Signed by Steadman and Clark upon front free endpaper. 270 pages. "In 1983, when Sally Ride became the first American woman to enter space, there was no question of whether she could handle the physical stress of the flight, because in 1961 a secret study found thirteen women were physically fit and properly motivated to become astronauts. Bernice Steadman was one of the twenty-five women invited, and one of the thirteen to pass that early strenuous physical. But then she was only allowed to watch, not to participate, as American men first flew into space." - from dust j... View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation, February 1938 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine

Canadian Aviation, February 1938 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine

By: Stevens, Don C.; Lear, William P.; Nesbitt, Sydney; Ritchey, V.J.; Bradbrooke, Main, J.R.K.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0924

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Cover photo of a Sikorsky Flying Dreadnaught afloat; Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover features photo of the XPBS-1 Flying Dreadnaught, the world's largest aircraft in its category - Sikorsky's answer to Uncle Sam's demand for unsurpassed patrol bomber performance; Wonderful full-page photo portrait of Pan American Airways' "Bermuda Clipper" afloat at Baltimore Municipal Airport - after the first successful commercial flight from the British Island; Enjoyment of Vigorous Leadership; Flying Clubs Ninth Annual Meeting; Douglas DC-4 Nears Completion - article with... View more info

Image for The National Home Monthly Magazine, October (Oct.) 1940 - Will the Nazis Bomb Canada Through Hudson Bay?

The National Home Monthly Magazine, October (Oct.) 1940 - Will the Nazis Bomb Canada Through Hudson Bay?

By: Stewart, Dr. H.; Roberts, T.; Scott, W.; Barker, C.; Willis, A.; Constanduros, M.; Phayre, I.; Deachman, R.; Burchill, C.; Godsell, P.; Brown, J.; Bayne, F.; Kelley, E.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, The National Home Monthly: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0013

Condition: Good


68 pages. Features: Nice cover illustration of lady with horse; One-page Parker Pen ad with military theme; Colour Marboleum ad inside front cover shows vintage kitchen; One-page Singer sewing machine ad includes three photos of their ornate furniture; Wonderful one-page ad for the RCA Victor Globe Trotter Model A-31 radio includes airman; The General's Big Bull (short story); Known to Nobody (short story); Secrets of the German (Nazi) Air-Armadas - fascinating photo-illustrated article; The Ghost of Captain Renny (short story); Where the War Dollar Goes; Canada'a Forgotten Back Door - Will t... View more info

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Introduction to Airborne Radar

By: Stimson, George W.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Hughes Aircraft Company: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 214A0503

Condition: Good


621 pages. Index. Glossary. "In bite-size increments... presents all of the information you need to understand the basic radar principles. Building on them, it systematically takes you to the point where you can talk on a solid footing with the radar experts and understand what they're up to." - from dust jacket. Average wear to unmarked book. Above-average wear to dust jacket. Minor lean to spine. Sound reference copy. View more info

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Unsafe for Aircrew

By: Stofer, Eric

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, HERSS: 1995

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 814C5855

ISBN: 0969516304

Condition: Fair


0969516304 430 pages. Signed by author upon half-title page. "Recreates the conversations, the tensions, the humour, the worries that Stofer lived. He brings us into a pre-op briefing session; we join him on many of his 30 ops; and he recounts the dangers of life on leave in London for a lusty young man." - from back cover. Above-average wear and soiling. Binding intact. Slight lean to spine. A worthy reading copy. View more info

Image for Soar Tech '82 - Number One, November 1982

Soar Tech '82 - Number One, November 1982

By: Stokely, Herk: Editor

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Herk Stokely: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761A9959

Condition: Good


Unpaginated. 3/8" thick. Premier issue of this journal dedicated to the improvement of model sailplane performance through systematic investigation and research of low-speed aerodynamics, composite structures, airframe configuration, instrumentation, and dozens of other diverse, but related, subjects. Average wear. Covers somewhat soiled. Sound copy. View more info

Image for Soar Tech - Number Two, November 1983

Soar Tech - Number Two, November 1983

By: Stokely, Herk: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Herk Stokely: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761A9960

Condition: Good


192 pages. Second issue of this journal dedicated to the improvement of model sailplane performance through systematic investigation and research of low-speed aerodynamics, composite structures, airframe configuration, instrumentation, and dozens of other diverse, but related, subjects. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

Image for Soar Tech - Number Three, July 1984

Soar Tech - Number Three, July 1984

By: Stokely, Herk: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Herk Stokely: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761A9961

Condition: Good


65 pages. Third issue of this journal dedicated to the improvement of model sailplane performance through systematic investigation and research of low-speed aerodynamics, composite structures, airframe configuration, instrumentation, and dozens of other diverse, but related, subjects. Bit of writing atop front cover. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

Image for Soar Tech - Number Four, January 1985

Soar Tech - Number Four, January 1985

By: Stokely, Herk: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Herk Stokely: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761A9962

Condition: Good


87 pages. Fourth issue of this journal dedicated to the improvement of model sailplane performance through systematic investigation and research of low-speed aerodynamics, composite structures, airframe configuration, instrumentation, and dozens of other diverse, but related, subjects. Bit of writing on front cover. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

Image for Soar Tech - Number Five, January 1986

Soar Tech - Number Five, January 1986

By: Stokely, Herk: Editor

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, Herk Stokely: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761A9963

Condition: Good


94 pages. Fifth issue of this journal dedicated to the improvement of model sailplane performance through systematic investigation and research of low-speed aerodynamics, composite structures, airframe configuration, instrumentation, and dozens of other diverse, but related, subjects. Some soiling to covers. Unmarked. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

Image for Soar Tech - Number Six, March 1987

Soar Tech - Number Six, March 1987

By: Stokely, Herk: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Herk Stokely: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761A9964

Condition: Good


154 pages. Sixth issue of this journal dedicated to the improvement of model sailplane performance through systematic investigation and research of low-speed aerodynamics, composite structures, airframe configuration, instrumentation, and dozens of other diverse, but related, subjects. Unmarked. Average wear. Quality copy. View more info

Image for Soar Tech - Number Seven,  June1987

Soar Tech - Number Seven, June1987

By: Stokely, Herk: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Herk Stokely: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761A9965

Condition: Good


120 pages. Seventh issue of this journal dedicated to the improvement of model sailplane performance through systematic investigation and research of low-speed aerodynamics, composite structures, airframe configuration, instrumentation, and dozens of other diverse, but related, subjects. Unmarked. Moderate soiling. Average wear. Quality copy. View more info

Image for It's All Pensionable Time: 25 Years in the Royal Canadian Air Force

It's All Pensionable Time: 25 Years in the Royal Canadian Air Force

By: Sweanor, George

Price: $495.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Adman Publishers: 1981

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 553H0862

ISBN: 0935816038

Condition: Fair


0935816038 333 pages including index and glossary. Many black and white illustrations including sketches, maps, and reproductions of photos and documents. The author's Halifax bomber was shot down over Germany in March, 1943 and he was sent to POW camp Stalag Luft III, made famous by the film The Great Escape. Printed upon glossy stock. Small phone number written atop title page, otherwise unmarked. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Luscombe Story - Every Cloud Has a Silvaire Lining: A Story About the History of the Luscombe Airplains and of the Designer, Don Luscombe - Aviation Heritage Series

The Luscombe Story - Every Cloud Has a Silvaire Lining: A Story About the History of the Luscombe Airplains and of the Designer, Don Luscombe - Aviation Heritage Series

By: Swick, John C.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, Sunshine House: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761G4424

Condition: Good


216 pages. A detailed history of the Luscombe Airplane Corporation, its products and its people. Profusely illustrated with 200 black and white photos plus many drawings intended for the Luscombe purist desiring to restore his/her aircraft to its original lustre. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this exceptional reference. View more info

Image for Aerial Ambassadors (The Goodyear Blimps)

Aerial Ambassadors (The Goodyear Blimps)

By: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761G2980

Condition: Very Good


16 page stapled booklet. Undated but appears to be circa early 1960s. A very informative and now nostalgic illustrated look at the history of the famed Goodyear blimps and the team which keeps them airborne. Includes specifications of the Mayflower, Columbia and America. Includes additional historical information about lighter-than-air travel. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice 'Blimp' memento. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, June 1923, Vol. LI No. 302: Bali - Isle of Wonder

The Wide World Magazine, June 1923, Vol. LI No. 302: Bali - Isle of Wonder

By: Thomason, Hugh; Walmsley, Leo; Collins, Dale; Meng, I.; Osborne, H.C.; Vivian, H.; Shepstone, H.J.; Lane, R.W.; Holloway, W.H.; Casserly, G.; Collinson, C.W.; Alexander, A.; Masters, D.; Gilhespy

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4365

Condition: Good


Pages 89-176, plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: The House of Death - how an Oklahoma rancher saved his own life; Three Asses in the Pyrenees - part 6 - the continued story of this European adventure trip; Bali - Isle of Wonder - wonderfully photo-illustrated article; Mrs. Robinson Crusoe - part 1of the adventure of Mrs. Idelle S. Meng and her husband on one of the loneliest islands in the Pacific; The Six Feathers - the unfortunate experience of a New Guinea trader who tried to smuggle the forbidden bird-of-paradise plumes out of the country; The Wood-Carvers of the Tyrol - great phot... View more info