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John Joseph Montgomery Father of Basic Flying

By: Spearman, Arthur D. (S. J. ) (Documentation and Addendum by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Santa Clara, CA, University of Santa Clara, CA: 1977

Seller ID: A38612

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. This book is in Very Good-condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers are in generally clean condition. There is some light bumping, rubbing and beginning curling to the spine ends and corners. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front cover of the book, along with several inked scribbles. The text pages are clean and bright. "John Joseph Montgomery (February 15, 1858 – October 31, 1911) was an American inventor, physicist, engineer, and professor at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, Califor... View more info

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Airplane Landing Fields Of The Pacific West Supplement March 15, 1929 to the Third Edition

By: Standard Oil Company Of California

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Standard Oil Company of California: 1929

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: A36695

Condition: Very Good+


This is a small format paperback/ booklet book with self covers and a stapled spine. The booklet has two hole punches as well. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have some light, generalized toning. There is one two inch long spot of foxing / toning to the top rear cover. " The Standard Oil Company of California has now placed in operation five 10-million Candle Power Aviation Beacons - visible to flyers for a hundred to a hundred and fifty miles..." View more info

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Practical Flight Training

By: Studley, Lieutenant Barrett

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36500

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have some edge wear, rubbing and spots of fraying. There are a couple of scratches to the book covers as well. The spine joints have noticeable rubbing and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. Both inner hinges have cracking, with the rear inner hinge repaired. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front endpaper. "Studley's Practical Flight Training... This was the manual for the beginning pilot based upon the flight manual St... View more info

Image for Early Air Pioneeers 1862-1935 The Watts Aerospace Library

Early Air Pioneeers 1862-1935 The Watts Aerospace Library

By: Sunderman, Major James F. (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts, Inc.: 1961

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A36653

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. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and chips missing. The spine joints and flaps have noticeable rubbing. "The 1920s and 1930s were formative decades in aviation on many levels. Flight technology rapidly advanced, military and civilian aviation grew tremendously, record-setting and racing captured headlines and public ... View more info

Image for High Horizons Daredevil Flying Postmen to Modern Magic Carpet - the United Air Lines Story

High Horizons Daredevil Flying Postmen to Modern Magic Carpet - the United Air Lines Story

By: Taylor, Frank J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1958

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: A37011

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 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 initials on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has edge wear, several edge tears, nicks, wrinkles and several small chips missing. "United Airlines, Inc. , commonly referred to as United, is a major United States airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. It is the world's third-largest airline when measured by revenue, after American Airlines and ... View more info

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Aviation Stories

By: Thomson, Jay Earle

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1930

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A36675

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 and rubbing. The front cover has rubbing to the lettering and decoration. The rear cover has several spots of ground-in dirt and spotting. The text pages are clean and bright. "John Thomson, born in 1912, designed and built 14 gliders and airplanes by the time he was 22, met his wife through “two” forced landings, was one of the first Civilian Pilot Training instruc... View more info

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Primary Ground Study Manual Civil Aeronautics Bullentin No. 121 (Sept. 1, 1939)

By: U. S. Civil Aeronautics Authority

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., U. S. Civil Aeronautics Authority: 1939

Seller ID: A36699

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized paperback with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have some rubbing, fading and several light creases. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front cover of the book. The text pages are generally clean and bright. There are a couple of pages that have some inked notations. There is a previous owner's inked name on the title page. "This manual has been prepared by the Civil Aeronautics Authority for use as a textbook in the Nation-wide vocational flight-t... View more info

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Aircraft Inspection For The General Aviation Aircraft Owner April 1978 (AC 20-106)

By: U. S. Department Of Transportation

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., U. S. Department of Transportaton: 1978

Seller ID: A36431

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There is a previous owner's inked name and initials on the front cover of the book along with one staple. The front inside cover of the book includes an inscription and signature, possibly by some one who is part of the department that book this book together. The text pages are clean and bright. "Prepared by AOPA's Pilot Information Center... View more info

Image for For The Benefit Of Mankind: A Survey Of The Practical Returns From Space Investment Report of the Committee on Science and Astronautics... First Session (Union Calendar No 368)

For The Benefit Of Mankind: A Survey Of The Practical Returns From Space Investment Report of the Committee on Science and Astronautics... First Session (Union Calendar No 368)

By: U. S. Government Printing Office

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., United States Congress: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34139

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized 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 and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the top edge of the front cover and an inkstamped date on the bottom edge of the front cover. House Report No. 92-748 showing how technological innovation through NASA has been helpful to the entire country. View more info

Image for Solar Power From Satellites Hearings before the Subcommittee on Aerospace Technology and National Needs....

Solar Power From Satellites Hearings before the Subcommittee on Aerospace Technology and National Needs....

By: U. S. Government Printing Office

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34229

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized paperback book with self covers and a side stapling. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is a previous owner's inked name on the top edge of the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a small crease / bump to the bottom edge of the rear cover. "Space-based solar power (SBSP) is the concept of collecting solar power in outer space and distributing it to Earth. Potential advantages of collecting solar energy in space include... View more info

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United States Air Force Museum

By: United States Air Force

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wright-patterson Afb, OH, United States Air Force: 1981

Seller ID: A33498

Condition: Very Good+


B&W and Color Illustrations; This is an oblong paperback book with heavy cardstock covers and a glued spine. Laid-in are 4 postcards from the museum and a folded museum pamphlet. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning wear and bumping. There are several small spots of foxing to the rear cover. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

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Just Plane Crazy Biography of Bobbi Trout

By: Veca, Donna and Skip Mazzio (compiled by Carol L. Osborne)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Santa Clara, CA, Osborne Publisher, Incorporated: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36522

ISBN: 0940997010

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Signed edition. Signed by the Subject, Bobbi Trout, and also by compiler Carol Osborne. This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The aviatrix Bobbi Trout has signed the book on the front pastedown page. The book has also been signed, with a full page inscription, on the reverse of the front endpaper by compiler Carol Osborne. "Evelyn "Bobbi" Trout (January 7, 1906–January 24, 2003) was an early American aviato... View more info

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My Wings Are Showing An Informal Guide to the World of Private Flying

By: Wenger, Harry V.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: North Hollywood, CA, Pan American Service: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A36933

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ condition The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition, with the exception of a light slant to the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed on the front endpaper by the author. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and some spots of rubbing. There is a strip of fading to the front spine joint of the dust jacket. ; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Municipal Landing Fields And Airports With Chapters My the Chief of the Army Air Service, the Director of Naval Aviatoin, and Their Officers in Charge of Landing Field Operations

Municipal Landing Fields And Airports With Chapters My the Chief of the Army Air Service, the Director of Naval Aviatoin, and Their Officers in Charge of Landing Field Operations

By: Wheat, George Seay (editor and compiler)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36694

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 mostly 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 inked name and ink stamped chop on the front endpaper. There is a fold out colored map bound in. This copy includes a tipped-in rectangle of paper with "Compliments of Wright Aeronautical Corporation: Builders of Write Commercial and Military Aeronautical Engines " between the frontispiece and ... View more info

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Aerobatics

By: Williams, Neil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1978

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37431

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has some beginning edge wear and rubbing to the spine ends and corners. . The book includes a foreword by Air Commodore J. De M. Severne. "As the sport of competetive aerobatics becomes more popular, it becomes apparent that to date there has been no complete work published on this pure aspect of flight, apart from a few booklets produced from time to time." View more info

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Aeroplanes (Every Boy's Mechanical Library)

By: Zerbe, J. S. (M. E. ) (James Slough Zerbe)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon Company: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36680

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the scarce dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping. Ther are two spots of fading / discoloration to the spine of the book and several spots of ground-in dirt to the covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "The Zerbe Sextuplane was an unconventional early aircraft designed by James Slough Zerbe around 1908. The aircraft mounted six wings, heavily staggered, above a framework on which the pilot sat; propulsion ... View more info

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Space Laboratories

By: Zhdanov, G. and I. Tindo (edited by V. Datt)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Moscow, Ussr, Foreign Languages Press: 0

Edition: 1st English Language Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33353

Condition: Good+


B&W Photographs; C1962. This is a trade sized paperback book. The book is in Good+ to Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine of the book has wear, rubbing and several chps missing. The spine joints are very noticeably rubbing and edgeworn. The bottom front corner has some creasing. The text pages are clean, but noticeably toned due to the acid content of the paper. The book is illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. This book discusses many aspects of man-made satellites, especially Sputn... View more info