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Waco Gliders To Stealth Bomber An Aeronautical Engineer's Story

By: Abzug, Malcolm J.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Pacific Palisades, CA, Pine Hill Press / Malcolm J. Abzug: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A36312


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright -- though there are a few pencilled notations (apparently by the author) throughout. The dust jacket has some fading to the spine. "The main source for this book was a journal, kept faithfully from ... View more info

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Air Classics Magazine Vol. 3 Issue 3, November 1966

By: Air Classics Magazine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Hollywood, CA, Challenge Publications, Inc.: 1966

Seller ID: A34787


Color Illustrations; This magazine is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The magazine is in generally clean condition. The spine ends and edges of the covers have several edge nicks, tears and creases. There is some light generalized toning to the rear cover. The text pages are mostly clean and bright - there is a bit of beginning toning to the page edges. Contents include: Corsair, Mussolini's Paper Tigers, Odds N Mods, Vigilant Wings, Stuntma... View more info

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When Grandma Learned To Fly A Flight Instructor's Nightmare

By: Ames, Earline (with Roy Richardson)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Jose, CA, Leap Frog Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A35303


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This edition is a trade paperback. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy is inscribed by the author. "Earline is the perfect example of a flying grandmother. I first met Earline shortly after she had taken a flight with the Chief Administrator of our school. Although I had seen her previously while I was working with other students, I didn't know what she was doing a... View more info

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Bax Seat Log of a Pasture Pilot

By: Baxter, Gordon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Ziff-Davis Flying Boooks: 1978

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A34129


This book is in Very Good+condition and a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends of the book cover have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has a couple of beginning edge nicks / tears and some beginning ground-in dirt to the rear panel. "Gordon Baxter (December 25, 1923 – June 11, 2005) , nicknamed ... View more info

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Boeing Everett Home Of The 747 /757

By: Boeing Company

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Everett, WA, Boeing Company: 1978

Seller ID: A35690


Color Illustrations; This item is one sheet folded into thirds making a brochure. The brochure is in Very Good+ condition and also includes two illustratedplates of artists renderings - one of the 747 and one of the 767. The brochure gives an overview of the new facilities in Everett, WA where the two airplanes would be assembled, some information on the specifics of the two airplanes, and a potted biography of the company itself. "The Boeing Company is an American m... View more info

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Yesterday's Wings

By: Bowers, Pete & Publications Division of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 27342


B&W Photographs; This is a First Edition thus, a bound collection of articles from Yesterday's Wings. This book is in Very Good+ condition and was most likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and wear to the spine ends and corners of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's address plate on the front pastedown page. "Just fifteen years ago ... View more info

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BEYOND THE WILD BLUE A History of the U. S. Air Force 1947-1997

By: Boyne, Walter J. (with a foreword by Hugh Sidey)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 24908


Color Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with the exception of some beginning bumping / wrinkling to the top spine end. This copy of the book has been signed by a group of co-workers wishing their commander good luck & G*d speed as he moves to another assignment. The officer is a Col. Don S... View more info

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Airplane Instruments Parts 1-2

By: Brimm, Jr. , Daniel J. and H. G. Wintersteen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Scranton, PA, International Textbook Company: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33393


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is an inked number on the front free page. View more info

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British Aerospace Sea Harrier Multi-role Maritime Jet V/stol

By: British Aerospace

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mitcham, Surrey, British Aerospace Aircraft Group: 1980

Seller ID: A34299


Color Illustrations; This is a folded brochure of heavy cardstock. The brochure is in Very Good+ to Near Fine condition. The brochure is folded three times. All parts of the brochure are clean and bright. "The British Aerospace Sea Harrier is a naval short take-off and vertical landing/vertical take-off and landing jet fighter, reconnaissance and attack aircraft; the second member of the Harrier Jump Jet family developed. It first entered service with the Royal Navy ... View more info

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British Aerospace Harrier

By: British Aerospace

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mitcham, Surrey, British Aerospace Aircraft Group: 1980

Seller ID: A34308


Color Illustrations; This is a folded brochure of heavy cardstock. The brochure is in Very Good+ to Near Fine condition. The brochure is folded four times. All parts of the brochure are clean and bright. "The Harrier, informally referred to as the Harrier Jump Jet, is a family of jet-powered attack aircraft capable of vertical/short takeoff and landing operations (V/STOL). Originally developed by UK manufacturer Hawker Siddeley in the 1960s, the Harrier emerged as th... View more info

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British Aerospace Hawk

By: British Aerospace

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mitcham, Surrey, British Aerospace Aircraft Group: N.D.

Seller ID: A34309


Color Illustrations; Circa 1980. This is a folded brochure of heavy cardstock. The brochure is in Very Good+ to Near Fine condition. The brochure is folded three times. All parts of the brochure are clean and bright. "The BAE Systems Hawk is a British single-engine, jet-powered advanced trainer aircraft. It was first flown at Dunsfold, Surrey, in 1974 as the Hawker Siddeley Hawk, and subsequently produced by its successor companies, British Aerospace and BAE Systems,... View more info

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British Aerospace Bulletin (June 1891)

By: British Aerospace

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, British Aerospace: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34426


Color Illustrations; This is a small, newspaper style journal made up of two sheets of paper, folded along the spine, and again horizontally. The journal is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. "British Aerospace plc (BAe) was a British aircraft, munitions and defence-systems manufacturer. Its head office was at Warwick House in the Farnborough Aerospace Centre in Farnborough, Hampshire. In 1999 it purchased Marconi Electronic Systems, the de... View more info

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The Gossamer Condor And Albatross: A Case Study In Aircraft Design Report No. AV-R-80 / June

By: Burke, J. D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, Aerovironment Inc.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33359


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This copy has been signed by the Pilot (and engine - he used his own leg power to propel the craft forward) . This is an oversized paperback book with self covers, and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have noticeable generalized toning and some beginning bumping and edge wear to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been s... View more info

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Blackbird Rising Birth of an Aviation Legend

By: Byrnes, Donn A. and Kenneth D. Hurley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Lunas, NM, Sage Mesa Publications: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33867


This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "The Blackbird - if you want to know how the SR-71 came about, and who did what to whom, you need to read this book. The Blackbird, the nickname given to the SR-71, was forged from 1950's and 60's components merged with aerodynamics and structural metallurgy from the cut... View more info

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Jet Aircraft Power Systems Second Edition

By: Casamassa, Jack V. & Ralph D. Bent

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1957

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 27619


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is presumed to be issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some edge wear, bumping and fraying to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The covers have a couple of faint-ish spots of ground-in dirt. The text pages are clean and bright. "Fantastic advancements have been made during the past decade in the performance of gas-turbine pow... View more info

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Artful Flying

By: Charles, Michael Maya (with A Foreword by Rod MacHado)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Erie, CO, Artful Publishing: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A33877


Signed edition. This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. This book has been signed on the front endpaper by the author, with a short inscription. "Captain Michael Maya Charles is a student of music, writing, Eastern philosophy and, of course, flying. With over 20,000 hours and 200 different aircraft types flown, he still... View more info

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Kill Devil Hill Discovering the Secret of the Wright Brothers

By: Combs, Harry with Martin Caidin (with A Foreword by Neil Armstrong)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1979

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A33797


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends of the book covers have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but does have edge wear, nicking and rubbing to the spine ends and corners. "Harry Combs (27 January 1913 – 23 December 2003) was a United States aviation pioneer and author of many ficti... View more info

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The Curtiss Standard Jn4-d Military Tractor Handbook

By: Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Appleton, WI, Aviation Book Company: 0

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A33355


B&W Illustrations; C1970's. This is a trade paperback book with heavy cardstock covers and glued spine and was issued without a dust jacket. This book is reprint (facsimile? ) of the original published by the Curtiss Aeroplane & Motor Company. The book is in Very Good+ condition. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning ground-in dirt to the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "The Curtiss Model J (along with the... View more info

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Gunships A Pictorial History of Spooky

By: Davis, Larry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Carrollton, TX, Squadron/ Signal Publications, Inc.: 1982

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A34138


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light edge wear, rubbing and nicking. View more info

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The Vintage Airplane April 1981

By: Experimental Aircraft Association, Inc.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hales Corner, WI, Experimental Aircraft Association, Inc.: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34620


B&W Illustrations; This magazine is in Very Good- to Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The front cover of the magazine has a half-inch tear to the foredge along with some beginning rubbing and wear. The text pages aer clean and bright. Articles include: Straight and Level, A/C News, Delivering a 95% Reliable Cessna 120 from Montana to California, Moving the Hughes Flying Boat, Did you Say Sears? , Thanks EAA, and more. View more info