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Image for We The Famous Flier's Own Story of His Life and His Transatlantic Flight, Together with His Views on the Future of Aviation

We The Famous Flier's Own Story of His Life and His Transatlantic Flight, Together with His Views on the Future of Aviation

By: Lindbergh, Charles A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A36552

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and spots of fraying. There are a couple of spots of discoloration to the covers. There is noticeable rubbing to the spine joints. The text pages are clean and bright. "Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) , nicknamed Lucky Lindy, The Lone Eagle, and Slim was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, explorer, and env... View more info

Image for Lockheed Horizons Issue Twenty-Seven

Lockheed Horizons Issue Twenty-Seven

By: Lockheed Corporation

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Calabasas, CA, Lockheed Corporation: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36524

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with illustrated covers and a glued spine. 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. "This issue of Lockheed Horizons commemorates the 75th anniversary of the first flight of Lockheed's first aerospace vehicle - the Loughead Model G Hydro-Aeroplane." View more info

Image for Women Of The Air The Remarkable Story of the Women who Pioneered the Skies from Balloons to Voyager

Women Of The Air The Remarkable Story of the Women who Pioneered the Skies from Balloons to Voyager

By: Lomax, Judy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1967

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37031

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 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. "From the early days of ballooning to the advent of the space age, women have defied convention and discrimination to prove their ability and stamina in the air. Women of the Air celebrates the progress of women in aviation, from the daring exploits of Edwardian parachutist Dolly Shepherd to Sally Ride and Christa McAuliffe." View more info

Image for A General Text On Aeronautics Fundamentals and Their Application

A General Text On Aeronautics Fundamentals and Their Application

By: Lusk, Hilton F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Ronald Press Company: 1935

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A36674

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is a slight slant to the spine of the book. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and city on the front pastedown page. "Hilton F. Lusk was born in New York on April 12, 1902, and subsequently moved to California. He became Assistant Professor of Engineering at the College of the Pacific in Stockton, and there develo... View more info

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Survivor

By: Madden, Paul (As Told To Pete Martin)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, Bruce Publishing Company: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38371

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


This book is in Very Good condition and has a Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's name and address on the front pastedown page. The dust jacket has edge wear, rubbing and nicking. The previous owner used clear tape on the reverse of the dust jacket which has left residue. View more info

Image for The History Of The Xv-15 Tilt Rotor Research Aircraft From Concept to Flight (Monographs in Aerospace History #17)

The History Of The Xv-15 Tilt Rotor Research Aircraft From Concept to Flight (Monographs in Aerospace History #17)

By: Maisel, Martin D. , Demo J. Giulianetti & Daniel C. Dugan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., NASA: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34137

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light rubbing and wear to the covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "The XV-15 Tilt Rotor technology demonstrator was the culmination of efforts begun in the early 1950s to produce an aircraft that could takeoff, land, and hover like a helicopter, but with the speed of an airplane. The rotor pylons tilt from vertical to horizontal to eliminate th... View more info

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Knights Of The Air

By: Maitland, Lieutenant Lester J. (with A Foreword by Gen. C. P. Summerall)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39437

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends of the book covers have some light bumping, wear and nicks. The spine has noticeable toning. The text pages are clean and bright. The front pastedown page has a previous owner's inked name and several tiny numerical notations. "Lester James Maitland (February 8, 1899 – March 27, 1990) was an aviation pioneer and career officer in the United States Army Air Forces and its predecessors. Maitland began his career as a Reserv... View more info

Image for Lincoln Beachey The Man Who Owned the Sky

Lincoln Beachey The Man Who Owned the Sky

By: Marrero, Frank

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Scottwall Associates: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39070

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized paperback book. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "Lincoln Beachey (March 3, 1887 – March 14, 1915) was a pioneer American aviator and barnstormer. He became famous and wealthy from flying exhibitions, staging aerial stunts, helping invent aerobatics, and setting aviation records. He was known as The Man Who Owns the Sky, and sometimes the Master Birdman. Beachey was acknowledged even by his competitor... View more info

Image for Air Navigation Eight Volume Set.  (Flight Preparation Traiing Series)

Air Navigation Eight Volume Set. (Flight Preparation Traiing Series)

By: McGraw-Hill Books, U. S. Navy Bureau Of Aeronautics

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Books: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: A36427

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; This is seven volume set published between 1943-1944. The books are in Good only to Very Good- condition and are EX-Library copies. The books are in generally solid condition and were issued without dust jackets. The book covers have noticeable rubbing, wear and fading to the spine ends, corners and bottom edges. There are library withdrawn stamps and card pockets, etc. - mostly to the endpapers. The text pages are generally clean and bright. "Established on 12 July 1921, the Bureau was under this name until 18 August 1959, when the Bureau merged with the Bureau of Ordna... View more info

Image for Aviation Week: Including Space Technology Reprinted from May 18, 1959 - June, 1, 1959

Aviation Week: Including Space Technology Reprinted from May 18, 1959 - June, 1, 1959

By: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, Inc.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, McGraw-Hill Publishing Company: 1959

Seller ID: A37515

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This magazine is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The magazine and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the magazine covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There are4 a couple of spots of rubbing to the top front cover. There is a previous owner's ink stamped name and address on the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. Includes a special report on Space Technology Laboratories. View more info

Image for Radio Navigation For Pilots Instrument Flight (Part Two) (Special Edition Prepared for Training Division Bureau of Aeronautics Navy Department)

Radio Navigation For Pilots Instrument Flight (Part Two) (Special Edition Prepared for Training Division Bureau of Aeronautics Navy Department)

By: McIntosh, Colin H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1943

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A39259

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The lettering on the front cover and spine have dulled somewhat. The text pages are generally clean, though there are some areas of tidemarking and some light rippling of waterspotting. There are a few penciled notations from a previous owner. , one Lcdr. Page B. Clagett of Michellville, MD, " a WWII veteran who flew in the 104 PB4Y Squadron in the Pacific theatre. The squadron was the only ... View more info

Image for Ice Crash Disaster in the Arctic, 1928

Ice Crash Disaster in the Arctic, 1928

By: McKee, Alexander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1979

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A36545

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a couple of small edge tears and noticeable ground-in dirt to the rear panel. "Airship Italia was a semi-rigid airship used by Italian engineer Umberto Nobile in his second series of flights around the North Pole. It crashed in 1928, with one confirmed fatality from the crash, one fatality from exposure while ... View more info

Image for Signed With Their Honor Air Chivalry During the Two World Wars

Signed With Their Honor Air Chivalry During the Two World Wars

By: Meijering, Piet Hein

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Paragon House: 1988

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36557

ISBN: 1557781168

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 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. "World War I was the first major conflict involving the large-scale use of aircraft. Tethered observation balloons had already been employed in several wars, and would be used extensively for artillery spotting. Germany employed Zeppelins for reconnaissance over the North Sea and Baltic and also for strategic bombing raids over Britain and the Eastern Front. Aeroplanes were just comin... View more info

Image for Aircraft Year Book 1940 Wings of Industry, Wings of Commerce, Wings of Travel

Aircraft Year Book 1940 Wings of Industry, Wings of Commerce, Wings of Travel

By: Mingos, Howard and Aeronautical Chamber Of Commerce Of America, Inc.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America, Inc.: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36775

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There are several other smallish edge tears, some noticeable chipping and toning to the dust jacket. There are several small edge tears and general wear. View more info

Image for Aircraft Year Book 1941 Twenty-Third Annual Edition

Aircraft Year Book 1941 Twenty-Third Annual Edition

By: Mingos, Howard and Aeronautical Chamber Of Commerce Of America, Inc.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America, Inc.: 1941

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A37020

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There are several other smallish edge tears, some noticeable chipping and toning to the dust jacket. There are several small edge tears and general wear. "The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) is the trade association and lobby for the aerospace industry in the United States. It was incorporated in 1922 as the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce (ACC) and changed its name to the Aircraft Industries Association i... View more info

Image for Soviet Writings On Earth Satellites And Space Travel

Soviet Writings On Earth Satellites And Space Travel

By: N/a

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Citadel Press: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33770

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 generally clean, bright condition. There is some noticeable rubbing, bumping and wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several small edge nicks and tears along with a smallish chip out of the bottom spine end. The spine and flap joints are noticeably rubbed. "Sputnik 1 (Prosteyshiy Sputnik-1, "Elementary Satellite 1") was the first artificial Earth satellite. The Soviet Union launched it i... View more info

Image for Air Navigation Made Easy

Air Navigation Made Easy

By: Naidich, James with editorial Assistance by Harry Schor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36430

Condition: Fair


B&W Illustrations; This book is an EX-Library copy and is in Fair condition. The book was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have noticeable wear, rubbing, fraying and damage, especially to the spine of the book cover. The text pages are generally clean and bright. There are noticeable library markings, especially to the endpapers. There are occasional penciled marks throughout the book. "Congress established BuAer in 1921 in order to create a single organizational home for Naval Aviation. Prior to 1921, cognizance for aviation had been divided among various Navy bureaus and oth... View more info

Image for Nasa Astrogram  (Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA) January 26, 1996

Nasa Astrogram (Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA) January 26, 1996

By: Nasa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, NASA: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34429

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an small format journal of the Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA. The journal is made up of two sheets, folded vertically in half. The journal is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. Articles include: Galileo Probe reveals Major surprises, Three NASA Field Centers form new Commercial technology Alliance, McDonald Named Ames Center Director, and more. "Ames Research Center (ARC) , also known as NASA Ames, is a major NASA research center at Moffett Federal Airfield in California's Silicon Valley. It was founded as the second National ... View more info

Image for Technology Utilization Program Report 1974  (Nasa Sp-5120)

Technology Utilization Program Report 1974 (Nasa Sp-5120)

By: Nasa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington DC, NASA: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34510

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with illustrated cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have some rubbing, especially to the spine joints. The inside covers of the book have large spots of discoloration / foxing. The text pages are clean and bright. "Technology utilization, when examined against the background of current national needs, is more than the casual by-product of aeronautics and space research. It is the deliberate, structured and planned system for adaption and applic... View more info

Image for Spinoff 1981: An Annual Report Technology Utilization Program Report (April 1981)

Spinoff 1981: An Annual Report Technology Utilization Program Report (April 1981)

By: Nasa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., NASA: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34511

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with heavy cardstock covers and a glued spine. This book is in VVery Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends of the book cover have some light nicking and beginning tearing and edge wear. The text pages are clean and bright. "NASA spinoff technologies are commercial products and services which have been developed with the help of NASA, through research and development contracts (such as SBIR or STTR awards) , licensing of NASA patents, use of NASA facilities, technical assistance from NASA personnel, or d... View more info