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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

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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

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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

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Milestones of Flight

By: Taylor, Michael J H

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.K., Janes Information Group: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 734A5423

ISBN: 0710602014

Condition: Fair


0710602014 288 pages. Copiously illustrated in black and white. Index. Above-average wear. Binding intact. Worthy reference copy. 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

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Wings

By: Thompson, C

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 432A0442

ISBN: 0330315137

Condition: Fair


0330315137 110 pages. Index. "For this book, aviation artist Charles J. Thompson has collected over 50 of his paintings that vividly bring to life this fascinating period of aviation history." - from dust jacket. Usual library markings. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

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Grumman A-6 Intruder Prowler (Modern Combat Aircraft)

By: Thornborough, Anthony M.; Davies, Peter E.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Allan: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H2806

ISBN: 0711016801

Condition: Fine


0711016801 112 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with color and black and white photos. "The first detailed work on this aircraft, assembled exclusively from primary sources. Certain to find its way on to the bookshelves of most aviation enthusiasts." - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A beautiful copy. View more info

Image for Air Plan - The Hook: The Journal of Carrier Aviation, Volume 24, Number 1, Spring 1996: "Yankee Air Pilots Attack Airliner!"

Air Plan - The Hook: The Journal of Carrier Aviation, Volume 24, Number 1, Spring 1996: "Yankee Air Pilots Attack Airliner!"

By: Tillman, Barrett; Foster, W.; Robinson, C.; Woodul, J.; ramage, J.; Cressman, R.; Anderson, I.; Ramos, J.; Carlson, T.; Dennis, M.; e Tal

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, The Hook (The Tailhook Association): 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H2017

Condition: Very Good


64 pages. Features: Dick Best; Further Adventures of Youthly Puresome - The Rocket's Red Glare; "Yankee Air Pirates Attack Airliner!"; 1,000 Trap Aircrew; Blaze of Glory - Charlie Ware and the Battle of Midway; MCAS Yuma; and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

TCA (Trans-Canada Air Lines) Air Route Maps

By: Trans Canada Air Lines (TCA)

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Trans Canada Air Lines (TCA): 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71407425

Condition: Fair


27 pages abundantly illustrated in colour. Undated but appears to have been printed just after the end of World War II judging by references made to military topics. Printed to be read on-board by flying customers (a pre-cursor today's video screen graphics showing the plane and its location on a map). Graphically displays TCA's contemporary air route maps including: Pacific Coast - Rockies - Alberta; Prairie Provinces; Winnipeg - Great Lakes; Great Lakes - Toronto; Toronto - Detroit - Cleveland - Chicago; System Map; Montreal - New York - Boston; Maritimes - Newfoundland; Great Britain - ... View more info

Image for Pilot's Summer - An R.A.F. Diary

Pilot's Summer - An R.A.F. Diary

By: Tredrey, Frank D.

Price: $399.95

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761A9581

Condition: Good


236 pages. Several black and white photographic plates. "Squadron-Leader Tredrey takes the reader with him day-by-day through a three-month's course at the Central Flying School, where R.A.F. instructors are themselves instructed in the 'patter' which they have to hand out to their pupils later on. A book of this kind which conveys so exactly the pilot's own sensations and enthusiasms easily earns its place among the classics of flying." - from back flap of dust jacket which is laid inside back cover. Contents clean and unmarked. Average wear and soiling externally. Binding sound... View more info

Image for Air Combat Magazine, Vol. 9, No. 4, July 1981

Air Combat Magazine, Vol. 9, No. 4, July 1981

By: Trimble, Robert L.; Boghosian, S. Samuel; DiGiordano, Michael J.; Garretson, Mathew J.; Thompson, Leroy

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Challenge: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1689

Condition: Good


74 pages. Features: Salute to the Skyraider - examining its color schemes and markings; Air Intelligence; Navy Accepts First Operational Hornet; Over 1,000 Hours in the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird; History of Reserve Squadron VA-205; How We Listened To the Ho Chi Minh Trail in stereo; A New Paint Scheme on a Blue Angels Aircraft; Re-engined F-16 planned for sale to smaller countries; How the USMC developed the helicopter into a fighting machine for aerial envelopment. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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Air Combat Magazine, September 1982

By: Trimble, Robert; Strait, Joel; Sims, Don

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, Challenge: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1710

Condition: Good


74 pages. Features: Complete report on the Boeing AWACS; Air Intelligence File; 909's Last Mission - how the last F-102A build by Convair was shot down by the USAF's oldest operational McDoonnell Douglas Phantom II; A Look at the Lockheed Orion and three recent overseas purchasers; The colorful insignia of the U.S. Navy's deadly anti-submarine patrol aircraft; Marine Air Group 39 - Flying on the battlefield with a crack USMC unit; Lockheed's Secret Spyplane and its companion drone. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Diary and Letters of Betty Stettinius Trippe 1925 to 1968

The Diary and Letters of Betty Stettinius Trippe 1925 to 1968

By: Trippe, Betty Stettinius

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Self-Published: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 124C9304

Condition: Good


303 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos in text. Consists primarily of "...accounts of various trips that I took with my husband, Juan Trippe. In the years between, I have picked out incidents that I thought were of particular interest." - from Foreword. Mr. Trippe founded Pan American Airlines and was an American airline pioneer. Prior owner's name stroked out atop front free endpaper. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook -- (Second Edition)

Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook -- (Second Edition)

By: United States Navy

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, National Aeronautics Council, Inc.: 1943

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 761H0355

ISBN: B001Q1EHLA

Condition: Fair


B001Q1EHLA 370 pages. Index. "For every member of the Aircraft Warning Service, every member of the Armed Services, every member of aviation,, every air-minded citizen! This brand-new, complete and authoritative guide contains over 1,300 photographs and 3-position silhouettes of the world's leading war planes - both Allied and Axis types. It includes the amazing new 2-Line "Friend or Foe" flash identification system All recognition charactistics based on the famous WEFT formula. No less than 350 military aircraft are described and illustrated, including over 90 American warpla... View more info

Image for Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, September (Sept.) 1962, Number 9, Volume 46 -  Artillery vs. Guerrillas

Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, September (Sept.) 1962, Number 9, Volume 46 - Artillery vs. Guerrillas

By: Vance, R.T.; Morison, S.E.; Maxwell, E.K.; Venditto, C.R.; Leach, C.R.; O'Shea, C.J.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Marine Corps Association: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4344

Condition: Good


68 pages. Features: Nice photo ad for the Sikorsky S-61 twin-turbine helicopter; So You're Going to Okinawa; One-page illustrated ad for the FMC 'winged' amphibious landing craft LVHX2; Small Unit Operations - Counterguerrilla War - Part 4 of a series; Major Military Decisions of the 20th Century; How to Win at Combat Training; Pacific Strategy - Part 2 - Looking Ahead, by Samuel Eliot Morison, Rear Admiral USNR (Ret.); MABS or MOBS - Suggestions to prevent Marine Air Bases from running in circles; Recall and You - advice for Marines (and their wives) on what to do before you're called to go ... View more info

Image for Gremlins on the Job - Story Based Entirely on R.A.F. Legend

Gremlins on the Job - Story Based Entirely on R.A.F. Legend

By: Varga, Judy

Price: $599.95

Publisher: London, Canada, The London Printing & Lithographing Company Limited: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136C9002

Condition: Very Good


24 pages. "Dedicated to Sgt. Pilot Bernt Barge, to the 34 S.F.T.S. of the R.A.F., and to all those pilots who know..." - from title page. The author's colour illustrations humourously present the problems (gremlins) which could befall WWII aviators. Unmarked. Contents clean and bright. Light external soiling and peripheral wear. Binding sound. A high-quality copy of this vintage item. View more info