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There are 158 books in this catalogue.
Dickinson, Thomas A:  AIRCRAFT CONSTRUCTION HANDBOOK
Book Number: 2171
Thomas Y. Crowell 1943 NY Orange clth, VG, 1st Ed. Illustrated with diagrams and line drawings, tables and photographs, appendix, glossary, bibliography, index.
Keywords: logistics, aerodynamics, types, nomenclature, design principles, materials, processes, practice, assembly, inspection.
Price: $25.00


Walling and Hill:  AIRCRAFT CALCULATIONS
Book Number: 3390
Cambridge, 1942, first edition red cloth, illustrated with line drawings and math examples. 159 pp. Part 1, revisionary work and exercises within syllabus, part 2, exercises and problems of simple rules of algebra, geometry, logarithms, trigonometry, practical application.
Keywords: maths, scarce.
Price: $25.00


Dalton, Stephen.:  The Miracle Of Flight.
Book Number: 4577
N.Y. McGraw-Hill. 1977 4to. Cloth hardcover, 168pp. Index. Colour illus. Very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: flight aviation flying birds planes airoplanes wright brothers
Price: $9.00


Prior, Rupert (compiled by):  Flying the Golden Years
Book Number: 4753
London: Tiger Books, 1994 4to. Laminated boards, Hard Cover144pp. Colour & b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to endpapers.
Keywords: flying aviation flight photographs history anthology planes airoplanes aircraft
Price: $15.00


Gunston, Bill:  Flights of Fantasy
Book Number: 5186
London, Hamlyn. 1990 4to. hardcover. 144pp. index. colour & b/w photos. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: flight aviation fly flying air plane craft airplane aircraft history wright brothers design
Price: $12.00


Gunston, Bill:  Fighter! A pictorial history of international fighter aircraft
Book Number: 5187
Bristol. Parragon. 1998 4to. hardcover. 96pp. index. colour & b/w photos. very good / vwery good d/w with tear at top of spine.
Keywords: flight aviation fly flying air plane craft airplane aircraft history wright brothers design
Price: $10.00


Paul H. Blanchard:  Elementary Gliding - A Manual approved by the British Gliding Association for Pupil Glider Pilots
Book Number: 6003
British Gliding Association 2nd editon 1958. blue wraps 45 Illustrations, 71pp. Informaiton about the British Gliding Association. Po name on title page. Elementary principles, Manoeuvres, appendix.
Keywords: glider planes
Price: $15.00


Kennard,Gaby:  Solo Woman :Gaby Kennard`s World Flight
Book Number: 6104
Sydney: Bantam Books, 1990 8vo. hardcover. 216pp. b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Gaby Kennard`s World Flight aviation around the world solo alone flying planes aircraft
Price: $15.00


Kennedy, Ludovic:  The Airman & The Carpenter, the Lindbergh Case and the Framing of Richard Hauptmann
Book Number: 7001
London: Collins, 1985 8vo. hardcover. 438pp. index. + b/w plates. near fine. / Very good+ d/w with faded spine. A very nice copy.
Keywords: Lindbergh Case and the Framing of Richard Hauptmann aviation aviator flying flight court law airoplanes aircraft
Price: $18.00


Boyne, Walter J. & Handleman, Philip:  The Leading Edge
Book Number: 21662
New York, Artrabas. 1991, updated edition. Square 4to. hardcover. 232pp. index. colour illus. near fine. / very good+ d/w.
Keywords: flight aviation aircraft planes flying
Price: $25.00


Piper Aircraft:  Piper Cherokee Arrow 200 B Owner's Handbook
Book Number: 22053
Piper Aircraft Publications Department, 1972 revised. 8vo. stapled softcover. 61pp. b/w illus. fold-out electrical, instrument panel & lubrication chart. very good.
Keywords: Piper Aircraft
Price: $30.00


Woldendorp, Richard & McDonald, Roger:  Australia's Flying Doctors - We Went For The Doctor - The 1996 Outback Car Trek for the RFDS
Book Number: 22130
Pan McMillan, Sydney Australia c. 1994 4to. black textured boards with gilt title to front board and spine.Colour illus. Very good. / very good d/w. Commemorative Edition D/w for the 1996 Outback Car Trek. Pedal radio, Pictorial Works, Aeronautics in Medicine, Australian History
Keywords: Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia, Pedal radio, Pictorial Works, Aeronautics in Medicine, Australian History
Price: $12.00


Brown, F. G.,:  Air Navigation: based on principles and methods applicable also to Sea Navigation;
Book Number: 22455
London, Chapman & Hall, 1941 Large 8vo. hardcover. 374pp. index, b/w illus. good+, hinges reinforced. / fair, chipped d/w.
Keywords: Air Sea Navigation aviation marine boats
Price: $10.00


Anderton, David A.:  Hellcat
Book Number: 23714
London: Jane's Publishing Company Limited, 1981. First edition. 4to. Pictorial Hardcover. 56pp. colour illus, three fold-out illus. very good.
Keywords: hellcat aviation flying aircraft planes military
Price: $15.00


Markowski, Michael A.:  Hang Glider's Bible
Book Number: 24017
Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania: TAB Books, 1977 First Printing 8vo. softcover. 480pp. index. b/w illus. very good.'
Keywords: Hang Glider's Bible gliding flying flight aviation pilots course instruction design gliders plans wind thermals weather airsickness
Price: $22.00


Gollin, Alfred:  No Longer an Island
Book Number: 24486
Heinemann 15 October, 1984 8vo. hardcover. 478pp. index, very good, owner's name on fep. / good d/w.
Keywords: No Longer an Island Gollin Alfred
Price: $18.00


Munson, Kenneth:  Airliners since 1946
Book Number: 24533
London Blandford Press 1967 Small 8vo. hardcover. 173pp. colour illus. very good, / very good d/w.
Keywords: Transport planes Airliners since 1946 Munson Kenneth aviation flight
Price: $10.00


Jerram, Mike:  To Be a Pilot
Book Number: 25086
Airlife Publishing 30 April, 1991 8vo hardcover laminated boards. 148pp very good. Sets out in straightforward terms to explain the training procedures and licensing requirements for all civilian pilots, including Microlight Pilots Private Pilots, Commercial Pilots and Air Transport (Airline) Pilots, with realistic assessments of the costs involved and, for would-be professionals, the current employmwnt prospects. Those considering a career in military flying will find a guide to recruitment procedures for pilots in the Army, Royal Air Force , and Royal Navy, together with information on the Air Training Corps and University Air Squadrons, through which many youngsters begin their Service flying careers.
Keywords: Science Nature Business Finance Law To Be a Pilot Jerram Mike
Price: $15.00


Jensen, Sister Anne Maree & Rychmans, Jeanne:  The Flying Nun and the Women of the West
Book Number: 25350
Sydney: Random House, 1998 8vo. softcover. 248pp. b/w illus. very good, page edges tanned.
Keywords: The Flying Nun and the Women of the West aviation australian outback aircraft planes
Price: $10.00


Sellick, Bud.:  Skydiving The Art and Science of Sport Parachuting
Book Number: 25600
New York Prentice Hall Press 1964 8vo hardcover 248pp index, b/w illus. very good, owner's inscription on fep. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Skydiving The Art and Science of Sport Parachuting
Price: $18.00


Hitt, Russell T.:  Jungle Pilot: The Life and Witness of Nate Saint
Book Number: 26394
London Hodder & Stoughton 1960. 8vo. hardcover. 112pp. b/w illus. good. / good d/w.
Keywords: History of the Jungle Pilot: The Life and Witness of Nate Saint
Price: $15.00


Kaplan, Marshall Harvey:  Space Shuttle: America's Wings to the Future
Book Number: 26760
Aero Pub. Inc. February 1978 4to hardcover 210pp b/w illus. very good+ / very good d/w.
Keywords: Space shuttles Space Shuttle America's Wings to the Future Kaplan Marshall Harvey
Price: $18.00


Hunt, Martin.:  Hang Gliding
Book Number: 27152
New York Arco 1977 4to hardcover 128pp colour & b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Hang gliding Hang Gliding Hunt Martin flight flying
Price: $12.00


Angelucci, Enzo:  World Aircraft. World War 11-Part 1
Book Number: 27310
Sampson Low, 1978 8vo hardcover 320pp index, colour illus. very good, owner's name stamped on fep. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Aeronautics History World Aircraft World War 11 Part 1 Angelucci Enzo
Price: $15.00


Angelucci, Enzo:  World Aircraft World War 11-Part 11
Book Number: 27311
Sampson Low, 1978 8vo hardcover 320pp index, b/w illus. very good, owner's name stamped on fep. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Aeronautics History World Aircraft Angelucci Enzo
Price: $15.00


Siposs, George C.:  Hang Gliding Handbook: Fly Like a Bird
Book Number: 27849
McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics 1975 8vo hardcover 210pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Hang gliding Hang Gliding Handbook Fly Like a Bird Siposs George C
Price: $15.00


Fergusson, James:  Balloon Tytler
Book Number: 28830
London Faber and Faber 1972 8vo. hardcover. 160pp. index. b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Balloons Tytler hot air aviation flight flying james tytler
Price: $15.00


Mason, Francis K.:  Famous Pilots and Their Planes
Book Number: 30801
Gallery Press 1981 Very Good in same d/w. 61 great flyers and their aircraft from Bleriot''s aircraft through the First and Second World Wars to the Phantom''s of the Vietnam War. Each entry includes a colour illustration of the aircraft, a biography of the pilot and technical data on the aircraft.
Keywords: planes, pilots, WWI WWII, Vietnam War.
Price: $12.00


Fielding, A. B.:  The Airman and the Air - The Story of the Air and the Explanation of How Lower Animals - The Birds, Insects etc. Fly
Book Number: 30802
Pitman 1937 blue cloth 8vo. with gilt title to spine and front board, no d/w. Illustrated with intext line drawings. Very good solid copy with foxed endpages but untoned copy. Po signature on ffl. Contents include What is Air?, Agitated Air, Clouds, Rain, and Fog, Animals and the Air, Insects and the Air, Man''s Efforts to Fly, The Design of the Aeroplane Explained, Aeroplane Engines, The Wings, Airships, Kites, Parachutes.
Keywords: What is Air?, Agitated Air, Clouds, Rain, and Fog, Animals and the Air, Insects and the Air, Man's Efforts to Fly, The Design of the Aeroplane Explained, Aeroplane Engines, The Wings, Airships, Kites, Parachutes
Price: $65.00


Lucas, F.J.:  Popeye Lucas. Queenstown
Book Number: 31104
Wellington: A.H. & A.W. Reed, 1969. 8vo. hardcover. 188pp. b/w plates. very good. / good d/w. Signed by author.
Keywords: new zealand aviation aircraft flying
Price: $18.00



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