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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

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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 1960 onwards. The journal original is on file at the MIT Archives, as are others of my papers." The author specialized in... 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

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


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, Stuntman Stand-in, Last Ditch on Luzon, Very Round Robin, Down Memory's Runway, Mystery Jet, and more. 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

ISBN: 0071186654

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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 Bax, was a well-known Texas radio personality, an author of books and a columnist for newspapers and magazines. He was a life... 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

Condition: Very Good+


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 multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, and satellites worldwide. The ... View more info

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Twenty Smiling Eagles

By: Bohrer, Walt and Ann (with a foreword by Robert Scott Jr.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A35066

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good Dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is a light slant to the spine of the book. The text pages are generally clean and bright, though the edges are noticeably toned. The endpapers have some beginning toning. This copy has been signed by author Walt Bohrer, with an inscription, on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has edge wear, nicking, small chips missing and several small edge tears. "Admiral Byrd, Frank Hawks, Jimmy Doolittle.... But wai... 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

Condition: Very Good+


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

Condition: Very Good+


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 in April 1980 as the Sea Harrier FRS1 and became informally known as the "Shar". Unusual in an era in which most nava... 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

Condition: Very Good+


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 the only truly successful V/STOL design of the many attempted during that era, despite being a subsonic aircraft, unlike most o... 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

Condition: Very Good+


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, respectively. It has been used in a training capacity and as a low-cost combat aircraft. Operators of the Hawk include the R... 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

Condition: Very Good+


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 defence electronics and naval shipbuilding subsidiary of the General Electric Company plc, to form BAE Systems. The company was... 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

ISBN: 096332702X

Condition: Near Fine


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 cutting edge." "The Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird" was a long-range, Mach 3+ strategic reconnaissance aircraft that ... 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

ISBN: 0976827409

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


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 searches for Beginner's Mind on every flight. An aviation writer and photographer for over 30 years, his writing has appeare... 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

ISBN: 0395282160

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


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 fiction and non-fiction books from Denver, Colorado. Harry Combs "lived and breathed the Golden and Jet Ages of aviation" ... 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

Condition: Very Good+


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 Curtiss Model N) was a prototype tractor configuration aircraft that became the basis for the Curtiss Jenny series of aircra... 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

Condition: Very Good-


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

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Mr. Piper And His Cubs

By: Francis, Devon

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ames, IA, Iowa State University Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34304

ISBN: 081381250X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has 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 neatly inked previous owner's name on the front endpaper. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but does have several edge nicks, a couple of small edge tears and some spotting to the rear cover. "The company was founded as the Taylor Brothers Aircraft Manufacturing Company in September 1927 by Clarence Gilbert Taylor and G... View more info

Image for General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon The New Standard for Air Superiority and Strike Effectiveness

General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon The New Standard for Air Superiority and Strike Effectiveness

By: General Dynamics

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Falls Church, VA, General Dynamics: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A34307

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; This is a publicity brochure for the F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, published circa 1981. The full color brochure is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. Laid-in are two additional publicity photos - one of the falcon by itself, the other showing the different variations for 11 individual countries. The brochure includes specs on weight, speed, engine model, operation, technology, avionics, and more. "Designed as an air superiority day fighter, it evolved into a successful all-weather multirole aircraft. Over 4,500 aircraft have been built since... View more info

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Flying An Epitome and Forecast

By: Grahame-White, Claude

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Chatto & Windus: 1930

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A36310

Condition: Good+


B&W Illustrations; A Very Early printing, but not First Edition (red lettering on the spine not gilt lettering) . This book is in Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some edge wear, rubbing and bumping. The covers of the book have big patches of fading, waterspotting and the spine joints have ground-in dirt. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. Both the front and rear spine hinges have beginning cracking. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown page. "Grahame-White's interest in aviation was sparked by... View more info

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Raven News Winter 1984

By: Grumman Aerospace Corporation

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bethpage, NY, Grumman Aerospace Corporation: 1984

Seller ID: A35679

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized magazine with illustrated covers and a stapled spine. The magazine and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. Contents include: Ready, Willing and Able, Responsibility Transfer, Eighth and Final Mt. Home SATAF, Saylor Creek Electronic Combat Range, EF-111A Raven, ATE put to Good Use, 42nd ECS, and more. "The Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, later Grumman Aerospace Corporation, was a leading 20th century U. S. Producer of military and civilian aircraft. Founded on December 6, 1929, by Leroy Grumman a... View more info

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P-47 Thuderbolt At War

By: Hess, William N.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Ian Allan Ltd: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36293

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 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 text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright and has some beginning rubbing. "The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt was a World War II era fighter aircraft produced by the United States from 1941 through 1945. Its primary armament was eight .50-caliber machine guns and in the fighter-bomber ground-attack role it could carry five-inch rockets or a bomb load of 2,500 pounds (1,103 kg). When fully loaded the P-47 weighed u... View more info