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Image for Navigator's Time Indicator - Visual Training Aid for Navigators

Navigator's Time Indicator - Visual Training Aid for Navigators

By: Kissinger, Rose M.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: San Francisco, Rose M. Kissinger: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 527G4497

Condition: Good


8" x 9" stiff beige card folded in half to form four-panel booklet. "Gives a close approximation of figures used in actual problems, sufficient for proof of correct application of formulas; and eliminates the necessity of remembering rules for obtaining the various quantities." - from second panel. Third panel contains rotating map and three independently rotating arrows representing the sun, vernal equinox, and stars, which may be positioned to make the appropriate calculation. Unmarked. Moderate wear and soiling. A sound example of this intriguing tool. View more info

Image for Aviation Engineering (Magazine), February (Feb.) 1933 - Dr. Adolf K. Rohrbach's Rotary Airfoil System

Aviation Engineering (Magazine), February (Feb.) 1933 - Dr. Adolf K. Rohrbach's Rotary Airfoil System

By: Klemin, A.; Casiraghi, G.; Diehl, W.; Hardecker, J.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Bryan Davis Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2496

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Front cover Thompson Valves ad salutes Inter-Island Airways which serves the Hawaiian Islands; The Paddle Wheel (Rotary) Airfoil System of Dr. Adolf K. Rohrbach of Berlin - illustrated article with photo; Water Tight Compartments of Flying Boat Hulls; Variation of rate of Climb with Altitude; New Planes and Engines - Curtiss Condor, Longren Biplane, Northrup Monoplane, Wright Whirlwind R-1510; General Crocco Discusses Hydro-Aviation; Effect of Gap Between Stabilizer and Elevator; The Decibel; Facilitating the Handling of Cargo; Operating Wrinkles on United; Airway Versus R... View more info

Image for Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, December (Dec.) 1929 - Aircraft Radio / Economics of Airplane Sales

Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, December (Dec.) 1929 - Aircraft Radio / Economics of Airplane Sales

By: Klemin, Alex.; De Bobrovsky, T.N.; Vanderlip, Nathan F.; Clephane, D.W.; Williams, H.; Thomas, C.W.; Seymour, L.D.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York City, Bryan Davis Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2478

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Longitudinal Stability for Very Large Airplanes; Solution of Anomalies With Flying Models; Practical Structures; Economics of Airplane Sales; Outlook for Aviation; Aircraft Radio - a description of both radio receiving and transmitting apparatus for the large multi-motored planes as well as the small please plane; Maintenance of an Air Transport Service and Safety Standards; Ad for Western Electric radio telephone receiver; Stromberg-Carlson ad with photo of Lt. J.H. Doolittle, shown with his famous fog-flying plane; New Aircraft - with photo of Schroeder-Wentworth Guggenh... View more info

Image for Aviation Engineering (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Aircraft Servicing - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, March (Mar.) 1931 - The Merrill Movable Wing Stagger Decalage Biplane

Aviation Engineering (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Aircraft Servicing - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, March (Mar.) 1931 - The Merrill Movable Wing Stagger Decalage Biplane

By: Klemin, Alex.; Niven, A.; Webb, L.; Friedrich, W.; Ross, L.; Smithowski, J.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Aircraft Engineering: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2487

Condition: Good


50 pages. Features: Thompson Valve ad commemorates the first refueling endurance flight in history by Maj. Carl Spatz, Capt. Ira Eaker, Lieut. Elwood R. Quesada, Lieut. Harry A. Halverson and Staff Sgt. Roy Hooe, of the U.S. Army Air Corps; The Merrill Movable Wing Stagger Decalage Biplane; A Technical Description of the Continental Model A70 Second Series Engine; Propeller Materials and Airplane Safety; My Observations at the French Aero Show - with photo of the Dornier Do-S flying boat and the S.E.C.M. two-engined bomber; The Curtiss-Wright Junior and its Characteristics; The Month's Best ... View more info

Image for Aviation Engineering (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Aircraft Servicing - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, May 1931 - Impressions of the Detroit Aircraft Show

Aviation Engineering (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Aircraft Servicing - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, May 1931 - Impressions of the Detroit Aircraft Show

By: Klemin, Alex.; Pike, F.J.; Finlay, W.; Dyer, H. Jr.; Boedecker, K.; Smithowski, J.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Aircraft Engineering: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2489

Condition: Good


50 pages. Features: Thompson Valve ad commemorates Capt. Frank Hawks and his 1930 record-setting flight racing the sun from New York to Los Angeles in 14 hours and 50 minutes non-stop; Packard ad includes photo of Walter Lees and Frederic A. Brossy who set a U.S. record of over 73 hours aloft without refueling; My Impressions of the Exhibits at the Detroit Aircraft Show (major article with photos); Accessories and Equipment at the Show, Many New Devices; Interior Furnishing and Decoration of Flying Boats; Machining For Wasp Cylinder Heads; The Month's Best From the Foreign Press - including m... View more info

Image for Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, February (Feb.) 1930 -  Selling the Airplane / Airport Management

Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, February (Feb.) 1930 - Selling the Airplane / Airport Management

By: Klemin, Alex.; Reid, Lewis S.; Davis, E.G.; FitzGerald, F.J.; Hartson, J.T.; Coyner, Stratton

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York City, Bryan Davis Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2480

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Derivation of Induced Velocity at the Airfoil with Elliptical Loading; Aluminum Casting Alloys in Aircraft; Aircraft Dope and Finish Problems; Suggestions for Training Aircraft Welders; Selling the Airplane; Airport Management; Details about the International Aircraft Exposition, with list of exhibitors; Aeronautical Abstracts; New Aircraft; News of the Industry - with photos of J.T. Hartson, R.W. Fulton, and Lieut. James H. Doolittle; Airports and Airways; New Developments; Ad for the Cincinnati Aircraft Show, March 26 to April 1; Illustrated ad for "The World's Talle... View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, August (Aug.) 23, 1964 - "White Backlash" / 'Coco' Chanel / Speaking Frankly on Homosexuality

The New York Times Magazine, August (Aug.) 23, 1964 - "White Backlash" / 'Coco' Chanel / Speaking Frankly on Homosexuality

By: Knebel, Fletcher; Sacks, Seymour; Campbell, Alan K.; Collins, Larry; Lapierre, D.; Hilsman, R.; Miller, W.L.; Feifer, G.; Hutchison, B.; Barry, J.; Leedham, C.; Streit, P.; Kohn, S.; Griffin, J.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G3996

Condition: Very Good


112 pages. Features: Cover photo of LBJ (Lyndon Johnson) in adoring crowd; Lovely color fashion ads; Bankers Trust features Ian Mackay; What Good Can Be Said of Political Conventions?; Barry Goldwater Seeks a New Coalition; The Day Paris Was Liberated - Twenty Years Ago - article with photos; Plea for 'Realism' in Southeast Asia after the Gulf of Tonkin incident; Analysis of the 'White Backlash' - New Haven's reaction to the demands of Negroes for full citizenship takes some unexpected forms; Moscow Debates Its Manners; Two Peoples Under One Flag - a restive Quebec fires up old Anglo-French r... View more info

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I Flew For the Fuhrer

By: Knoke, Heinz; Translated By John Ewing; Introduction By Lieutenant General E.R. Quesada

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 847C8187

Condition: Good


213 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "Filled with accounts of fierce dogfights amide the rain of enemy cannon and machine-gun fire... provides some of the most spectacular reading to come out of either side of World War II." - from dust jacket. Average wear to unmarked book. Average wear to dust jacket which is missing a three inch piece from top of backstrip. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Canadian Aviator Magazine, May / June 2009 - Sherbrooke Students Build Composite Plane from Scratch

Canadian Aviator Magazine, May / June 2009 - Sherbrooke Students Build Composite Plane from Scratch

By: Koolsbergen, Annette; O'Malley, Dave; Ledger, Don

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, OP Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H2883

Condition: Good


54 pages. Features: Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum hosts Expo; Sherbrooke University students design and build composite aircraft; Flying a replica of the Silver Dart; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Das Buch Der Deutschen Luftfahrttechnik - Bildteil

Das Buch Der Deutschen Luftfahrttechnik - Bildteil

By: Lange, Bruno

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Mainz, Germany, Verlag Dieter Hoffmann: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761C7154

Condition: Good


651 pages. Text in German. "Der Bildband erganzt durch seine ausgewahlten Fotos die technische Aussage des Textbandes und ubernimmt daruber hinaus die Aufgabe eines grossen Flugzeugtypenbuches. Text- und Bildfolge beider Bande laufen synchron, die Fotos sind also den sechs Hauptabschnitten entsprechend zugeordnet und innerhalb eines jeden Abschnitts alphabetisch in der Reihenfolge der Hersteller eingereiht. Aus Grunden der graphischen Gestaltung und unterschniedlichen Vorlagen an Bildgrossen war es technisch nicht immer moglich, die genaue Reihenfolge einzuhalten, jedoch sind die Abwei... View more info

Image for Canadian Geographical Journal, May, 1954 - Yellowknife is the Air Age Town

Canadian Geographical Journal, May, 1954 - Yellowknife is the Air Age Town

By: Leitch, Adelaide; Way, Ronald L.; Joss, W.F.;

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3435

Condition: Good


Pages 167-204 plus 20 pages of nice vintage ads. Features: Yellowknife - Town of the Air Age - many wonderful photos; Soldiering at Fort Henry - many excellent illustrations; Pictures of the Provinces - III; (Camouglaged) Eggs in the Land of the Midnight Sun; and more. Some of the nicer ads include: Colour one-page Lord Calvert Whiskey ad features Irish Setter Champion Ace Flyer of Aragon, owned by Gertrude W. Drew of Toronto; Nice colour ad for the 1954 Monarch car features a black on red Lucerne Coupe; Nice colour ads for Chevrolet and Chrysler cars; Back cover photo ad for the Royal Cana... View more info

Image for Bombardier: Tom Dixon's Wins His Wings With the Bomb Command

Bombardier: Tom Dixon's Wins His Wings With the Bomb Command

By: Lent, Henry B.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 553H2947

ISBN: B009GFU2U8

Condition: Fair


B009GFU2U8 171 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of photos. "Tells the story of the training of Tom Dixon. We see him arrive at the Army Air Base training school and after a rigid and comprehensive course we find him starting off for 'Shangri-la' in a great Liberator assigned to combat duty, proudly wearing the wings of a Bombardier." - dust jacket. Intended for younger readers but interesting to all. Former library copy with usual markings. Lacking title page. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A ... View more info

Image for Air Trails and Science Frontiers Magazine, February 1947 - Willy Ley Article on Rocket Test Stands

Air Trails and Science Frontiers Magazine, February 1947 - Willy Ley Article on Rocket Test Stands

By: Ley, Willy; Close, Gilbert C.; St. Germain, Arthur V.; Stratemeyer, Lieut.-General George E.; Pope, Alan; Huntington, Roger; Rolfe, Douglas; Hoyt, Comm. John R.; Hertzmark, Elliott S.; Campbell, John W.; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Street and Smith: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1694

Condition: Good


126 pages. Many great black and white photos. Features: Stress Engineering; Jet-Assisted Takeoff; C-74 in full color; B-36; Air Power for Tomorrow; Dummies In! - Dummies Out! - wind tunnel research; The Curtiss Racers; Learn to Fly; Meet Your Equilibrium; The Inexhaustible Metal - Magnesium; Telemetering; Rocket Test Stands (by Willey Ley) - with photos; Li'l Cloud Sniffer; Many pages of great ads; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Some age-toning to pages. A sound copy of this nice vintage issue. View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, September (Sept.) 29, 1963 -  The Southern Negro Drives for the Vote

The New York Times Magazine, September (Sept.) 29, 1963 - The Southern Negro Drives for the Vote

By: Lilienthal, David E.; Toynbee, Arnold J.; Sitton, Claude; Lisagor, Peter; Braestrup, Peter; Payne, Robert; Daley, Arthur; Kimble, George H.T.; Mayer, Martin; Keats, John; Boroff, David

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4094

Condition: Good


116 pages. Features: Cover photo of U.N. Delegates in Session; RCA Victor "Dynagroove' record ad features Henry Mancini, Peter Nero, Ann Margret and six other stars; Beautiful fashion ads for men and women; Columbia Masterworks one-page photo ad features Isaac Stern playing with kids; Skeptical Looks at 'Scientific Experts'; WWII Cartoons by David Low; Toynbee considers if a race war is shaping up between the white and colored races - particularly if Communist China makes a bid for world dominion; What Next after the march on Washington and the Birmingham Bombing? - Five Negro Leaders Rep... View more info

Image for Air Force and Space Digest Magazine - The Magazine of Aerospace Power, February 1966 - Volume 49, Number 2 - Thomas Dresser White, 1901-1965

Air Force and Space Digest Magazine - The Magazine of Aerospace Power, February 1966 - Volume 49, Number 2 - Thomas Dresser White, 1901-1965

By: Loosbrock, J.; Avery, N.; Butz, J.S. Jr.; Witze, C.; Carey, W.D.; Stiles, Dr. L.J.; Leavitt, W.; Jonas, A.M.; De Sandro, J.

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, The Air Force Association: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4307

Condition: Good


98 pages. Features: Canadian Aerospace - A Tightened Belt and a Clear Eye; FB-111 - Second Look at the Third Version; Air War in Vietnam; Thomas Dresser White, 1901-1965; Needed - an annual Presidential Report to Congress on Science and Technology; The Aerospace Education Foundation - Target - Scientific Literacy; Speaking of Space; The Nuclear War of Mao Tse-tung; Vietnam Day in Forth North; Many great ads by the large military contractors; Photo of huge Project HARP 16" gun. Average wear. Date stamp and short openings to front cover. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for That Others May Live : Fifty Years of Para Rescue in Canada

That Others May Live : Fifty Years of Para Rescue in Canada

By: Macauley, J. A.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Para Rescue Association of Canada: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 233H0890

ISBN: 0969807201

Condition: Fine


0969807201 322 pages. Includes Glossary, Honour Roll and Nominal Roll. Very generously illustrated with reproductions of black and white photos. "A comprehensive modern history of Search and Rescue services in the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Canadian Forces. Details the development of Para Training, their specialized equipment and many significant missions encountered by this dedicated group since 1944. Many incidents are retold in the form of personal anecdotes." - from dust jacket. Book as new, clean, bright and unmarked with practically zero wear. Moderate wear to dust j... View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation Magazine, December 1938: First T.C.A. Accident

Canadian Aviation Magazine, December 1938: First T.C.A. Accident

By: MacDonald, Wilson; Weber, Harvey L.; Keith, R.A.; Richardson, B.V.; Ritchey, V.J.; Bradbrooke, F.D.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0931

Condition: Good


44 pages. Features: Cover photo of a Taylorcraft 50; Photo ad for Berry Brothers, makers of Berryloid aircraft fishishes; The T.C.A. Accident at Regina - death of Captain Dave Imrie and first officer Jack Herald; Building Bombers for Britain; Nice full-page ad for Gold Flake cigarettes; Fantastic photo full-page ad for North Electric features image of "Norseman", and R.C.M.P. plane; Fairchild ad boasts of their payloads; The Airman's Prayer; The DeHavilland Flamingo takes shape - article with photos; Interesting full-page ad for Rotax electrical equipment; The Sperry Flightray; Germa... View more info

Image for Canada's naval aviators

Canada's naval aviators

By: MacFarlane, John M

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Maritime Museum of British Columbia: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 847G0600

ISBN: 0969300158

Condition: Good


0969300158 182 pages. Oblong 14" x 8.5". Reproductions of black and white photos in text. "Provides the necessary foundation for whatever history is ever written of Canadian naval Aviation by its focus on these people... This team made an invaluable contribution to victory in war, and created one of the undoubted success stories of the Cold War era. It will be an invaluable document for present and future historians in military research, and a reader who is included in the book will have his memory pleasantly stimulated by browsing through the information included on his confre... View more info

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

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

By: Main, J.R.K.; Bradbrooke, F.D.; Ritchey, V.J.; Aitken, Alex

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0923

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Cover photo of Bishop G. Breynat's Waco inspection plane being refuled on the beach at Chesterfield, Hudson Bay; Repercussions of an Old Case - the 1933 crash and death of Archie McDougall at Sanford, Manitoba; Nice full-page ad for Gold Flake cigarettes; The Percival Q6 - article and photo, plus photos, in flight and on the ground, of the first Pou-du-Ciel, constructed by Oscar Demine of Montreal, to receive a license in Canada; Full-page photo collage of many of the best-known flying people at the Miami Air Manoeuvres in early December - including Rudy Kling and Frank Ha... View more info

Image for Battle Over Britain: A history of the German air assaults on Great Britain,1917-18 and July-December 1940, and the development of Britain's air defenses between the World Wars

Battle Over Britain: A history of the German air assaults on Great Britain,1917-18 and July-December 1940, and the development of Britain's air defenses between the World Wars

By: Mason, Francis K.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Motorbooks Intl: 1990

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 432A9716

ISBN: 0946627150

Condition: Fair


0946627150 539 pages. Index. "A history of the German air assaults on Great Britain, 1917-18 and July-December 1940, and of the development of Britain's air defences between the World Wars." - from title page. Many black and white photographs. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. Front Free endpaper removed. Reading copy only. View more info