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Image for Aircraft Recognition, The Inter-Services Journal: 30 Volume Non-Continuous Run, Volume I, Number 2, October 1942 - Volume III, Number 11, July 1945

Aircraft Recognition, The Inter-Services Journal: 30 Volume Non-Continuous Run, Volume I, Number 2, October 1942 - Volume III, Number 11, July 1945

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: H.M. Stationery Office / Samson Clark & Co., Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 2181996


Edges rubbed. 1942 Stapled Binding. Thirty issue non-continuous run, including: October 1942 - June 1943, August & September 1943, December 1943 - May 1944, July 1944 - July 1945. Black & white photographs of various military aircraft, as well as diagrams featuring various views, with specifications and sillographs (silhouettes). Released during World War II to aid military personnel in identifying enemy aircraft and differentiating them from friendly aircraft. View more info

Image for Deutsche Luftwacht Luftwehr, Bd. 5, N. 6, S. 215-258, Berlin, Juni 1938

Deutsche Luftwacht Luftwehr, Bd. 5, N. 6, S. 215-258, Berlin, Juni 1938

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: E.S. Mittler & Sohn, Berlin: 1938

Seller ID: 2181998


Wrappers splitting along spine, ink 'File Copy' stamp on front wrapper, faint stain on fore-edge margin. 1938 Stapled Binding. [v], 216-258 pp. A photographic guide to various military aircraft. View more info

Image for Seaplanes and General Aircraft of To-Day [Today]

Seaplanes and General Aircraft of To-Day [Today]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Juvenile Productions Ltd.:

Seller ID: 2182156


Wrappers foxed. 18, [2] pp. Color illustrations and general specifications of nine early 20th century airplanes, including: Short 'Sunderland' Long-Range Reconnaissance Flying-Boat; Short 'Empire' 'C' Class Flying-Boat; Supermarine 'Stranraer' Flying-Boat; Supekrmarine 'Walrus' Amphibian; Airspeed 'Envoy' Passenger or Freight Carrying Monoplane; Avro 'Anson' Reconnaissance Monoplane; Airspeed 'Oxford' Advanced Training Monoplane; Fairey 'Swordfish' Torpedo-Spotter-Reconn... View more info

Image for Identification of Aircraft, United States & British, Study Sheet Page 1 - 9 - Nine Large Flash Cards (CAAF-RP-357-500)

Identification of Aircraft, United States & British, Study Sheet Page 1 - 9 - Nine Large Flash Cards (CAAF-RP-357-500)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 2194940


Lightly toned, ink notes on reverse of one sheet. Nine 8 x 10 7/16 sheets, each with 15 airplane silhouettes and associated nose-to-tail lengths, with models listed on reverse. Designed to be used by military personnel learning to identify aircraft from the ground during World War II. View more info

Image for The Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor Handbook

The Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor Handbook

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation: 1995

Seller ID: 2198063


1995 Stapled Binding. 72 pp. Late 20th century facsimile (c. 1995) of the 1918 original. A handbook of the workings of the Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor. Contents include specifications, examination of parts, general construction, flying, landing, tables, and more. Black and white illustrations included. View more info

Image for 1918 Original Photo Postcard: The Death of Quentin Roosevelt [World War I Military Aviation Photograph]

1918 Original Photo Postcard: The Death of Quentin Roosevelt [World War I Military Aviation Photograph]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1918

Seller ID: 2195173


Lightly smudged on reverse, slight forward curl. 1918 Postcard. An original photographic postcard, issued during World War I, depicting the wreckage of Quentin Roosevelt's airplane, and his body. As noted on the photo, it was taken ten minutes after his plane crashed, having been shot down over France on Bastille Day (July 14, 1918). This photograph caused somewhat of an uproar when it was released - Quentin was President Theodore Roosevelt's youngest son, and an accompl... View more info

Image for World War II Airplane Models: A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning; German ME. 109E; Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber [WWII Fighters]

World War II Airplane Models: A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning; German ME. 109E; Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber [WWII Fighters]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1943

Seller ID: 2195181


Envelopes and sheets of paper toned, corners rubbed, a few creases and small stains. 1943 Unbound. World War II airplane model set. Includes the A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning Fighter (in envelope with assembly instructions printed on envelope); the German ME. 109E Fighter (in envelope with assembly instructions printed on envelope); the Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber (in plastic insert); the Messerschmitt ME. 110 (two single sheets of loose paper--one with mode... View more info

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Instruction Manual for Ford Trimotor

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aviation Publications: 1973

Seller ID: 2198061


1973 Trade Paperback. 114 pp. Information contained in this volume is the result of study and observation of the tri-motor Ford monoplane under a variety of operating conditions, not only on commercial lines, but in private service as well. It represents the experience of both pilots and mechanics. Much space is devoted to structural details of the plane. Includes black and white illustrations. The Ford Trimotor (also called the Tri-Motor, and nicknamed The Tin Goose)... View more info

Image for Pilots Manual for Mosquito [Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions for de Havilland Mosquito]

Pilots Manual for Mosquito [Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions for de Havilland Mosquito]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aviation Publications: 1950

Seller ID: 2198062


Wrappers toned. 1950 Stapled Binding. 46 pp. In these days of highly specialized airplanes and even more specialized materials and metals used in their construction, it is difficult to believe that one of the fastest and most versatile aircraft of WWII was built entirely of wood. The de Havilland Mosquito is a descendant of the famous Comet. The best known version, the F.B. 6 entered service in May of 1943 and served many roles, such as low level day and night bomber, lo... View more info

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Ford Tri-Motor All-Metal Monoplane (Book of Instruction)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Post-Era Books: 1977

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2203072


A 1977 reissue of the 1929 original. No jacket, sticker to rear board. 114 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. CONTENTS: Part I: Suggestions on Operation; Description and Specifications. Part II: Shipment of Aircraft; Erection Procedure. Part III: Service Instructions. Part IV: Fuel and Oil System. Part V: Electrical System. Part VI: Instruments. Part VII: Propellers. Part VIII: Inspection; Special Bolts; Service Tools and Equipment. Keywords: FORD TRI-MOTOR ALL... View more info

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Pilot Training Manual for the Liberator B-24

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: George A. Petersen: 1944

Seller ID: 2204837


No publisher date (circa 1944). Minor surface tears to front wrapper. 262 pp. Published for Headquarters, AAF Office of Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Training by Headquarters, AAF, Office of Flying Safety. This manual is the text for your training as a B-24 pilot and airplane commander. The techniques and procedures described in this book are standard and mandatory. In this respect the manual serves the dual purpose of a training checklist and a working handbook. View more info

Image for Modern Mechanix and Inventions, April 1935, Volume XIII, Number 6

Modern Mechanix and Inventions, April 1935, Volume XIII, Number 6

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Mechanix: 1935

Seller ID: 2204987


One inch tear to spine head, ink name, pages toned. 1935 Stapled Binding. 154 pp. CONTENTS: Building Stratosphere Air-Liners, by Allan Lockheed; Knock Down Monuments with Feathers, by Nic Sprank in Oddities of Science; American Railroads Challenge Speed Records; Racing Time for News Scoops, by Robert L. Frey; How I Judge Championship Fights, by General J.V. Clinnin; Get Cash for Puzzle Solutions - Furniture Contest Winners Get $125.00; Electrical City Built Without Chimn... View more info

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Model Changes War Style (Blueprint for Victory)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Department of Public Relations General Motors: 1942

Seller ID: 2206686


No publisher date (circa 1940's), edges very minimally rubbed, top page corners very lightly bumped, pencil number to title page. 1942 Stapled Binding. 23 pp. Based on informal talk by O.E. Hunt, Engineer, General Motors Corporation, at meeting of Automotive Council for War Production, Detroit, Michigan, January 24, 1942. KEYWORDS: MODEL CHANGES WAR STYLE BLUEPRINT FOR VICTORY MILITARY SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 TRANSPORTATION AUTOMOBILES AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING MACHI... View more info

Image for English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms (Army Air Service, 1918)

English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms (Army Air Service, 1918)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Army Air Service: 1918

Seller ID: 2206689


A couple faint stains to front wrapper. 1918 Soft Cover. 77 pp. English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms. CONTENTS: Aeronautical Terms; Engine, Mechanical, Tool and Shop Terms; Gunnery, Bombing, etc.; Electricity and Wireless Telegraphy; Conversion Table for Changing English Units of Measurement into the Metric System. KEYWORDS: ENGLISH FRENCH GLOSSARY AERONAUTICAL TERMS ARMY AIR SERVICE 1918 REFERENCE AVIATION TRANSPORTATION MILITARY FIRST WORLD WAR ONE WWI WW1... View more info

Image for General Instrument Equipment for Aircraft. 1927. (For Official Use Only. Air Publication 1275.)

General Instrument Equipment for Aircraft. 1927. (For Official Use Only. Air Publication 1275.)

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1927

Seller ID: 2208369


Former library copy, only a few marks. A few light spots on front board. 1927 Hard Cover. Unusual binding - sewn gatherings, printed paper spine wrap reinforced underneath with cloth, hardcover boards shoestring bound over top. A military personnel manual printed by the British government between the world wars, illustrated with numerous photographs of instruments used in military aircraft, and charts and diagrams providing useful information for pilots. Includes a fold-... View more info

Image for After the Battle: Set of 16 Spitfires, Postcard Set E7

After the Battle: Set of 16 Spitfires, Postcard Set E7

By: After the Battle

Price: $7.00

Publisher: After the Battle:

Seller ID: 2193774


Set of 16 postcards, illustrating 16 Spitfires in a publisher's sleeve. View more info

Image for Aircraft Recognition (Air Publication 1764, March, 1940)

Aircraft Recognition (Air Publication 1764, March, 1940)

By: Air Council

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Air Ministry: 1940

Seller ID: 2195172


Boards lightly soiled. 1940 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A shoe-string bound volume with strap closure, issued by the Air Ministry of Great Britain during World War II, and providing recognition information for British, French, and German aircraft (the United States had not yet entered the war). Each country is thumb tabbed. Includes black & white photographs from eight perspectives, diagrams of wing and fuselage markings, descriptions of camouflage and coloring, and specifi... View more info

Image for Forgotten Weapon: U.S. Navy Airships and the U-Boat War

Forgotten Weapon: U.S. Navy Airships and the U-Boat War

By: Althoff, William F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203995


First edition. A fine copy. Fine. 2009 Large Hardcover. xii, 419 pp. Airships are the forgotten weapon of World War II. Forgotten Weapons analyzes the development of airships as weapons for antisubmarine warfare, examines how scientists and airmen collaborated to combat U-boats and reveals the little-known accomplishments of airship crews. As William F. Althoff demonstrates, the naval airship logged an admirable operational record during the Battle of the Atlantic, the... View more info

Image for Jet Fighters (The History of the World Wars Special No. 3)

Jet Fighters (The History of the World Wars Special No. 3)

By: Anderton, David A.; Batchelor, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish: 1975

Seller ID: 2201663


Front hinge starting. 1975 Large Softcover. 63, [1] pp. CONTENTS: The World's First Jet Fighter; Wartime Developments: Too Fast to Fight; Postwar Developments: The Sweep Towards Mach I; War in Korea: The First Jet Fighter Aces; Dead End Developments; The Sixties: Lessons from Small Wars; The Present: Soaring Cost and Complexity; The FUTURE: Where Do We Go From Here?; Ejector Seats; Fighter Armament: Choose Your Weapon. View more info

Image for The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft, Two Volumes: World Encyclopedia of Civil Aircraft, from Leonardo Da Vinci to the Present; The Rand McNally Encyclopedia of Military Aircraft, 1914-1980

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft, Two Volumes: World Encyclopedia of Civil Aircraft, from Leonardo Da Vinci to the Present; The Rand McNally Encyclopedia of Military Aircraft, 1914-1980

By: Angelucci, Enzo

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Military Press: 1982

Seller ID: 2174625


Includes slipcase, two volumes. Light edge wear to jackets, slipcase toned. 1982 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. The set includes schematics on a large number of aircraft, as well as a history of flight from Leonardo Da Vinci through the present day. View more info

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World Aircraft: 1918-1935

By: Angelucci, Enzo

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Rand McNally: 1979

Seller ID: 2194645


Spine lightly creased. 1979 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 319 pp. Discusses a number of representative military and civilian planes for each nation. Each plane has one or two pages, providing a good text history, three line drawings showing front, top and side views, and a colored perspective drawing. Aircraft specifications are listed separately from the text. View more info

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World Aircraft: Commercial Aircraft, 1935-1960 (Sampson Low Guides)

By: Angelucci, Enzo; Matricardi, Paolo

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sampson Low: 1979

Seller ID: 2202962


A very nice copy. Near Fine. 1979 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 317 pp. ...traces the development of the major and minor airlines of eighteen countries. This book gives details of a selection of 161 commercial and civil aircraft, including the giants such as the Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, the Vickers Viscount 700, the de Havilland Comet, the Ilyushin II-12, the Sud-Aviation SE-210 Caravelle and the Boeing 707-320. In addition there are de... View more info

Image for U. S. A., the Hard Way: An Autobiography of a B-17 Crew Member

U. S. A., the Hard Way: An Autobiography of a B-17 Crew Member

By: Armstrong, Roger W.; Stone, Ken

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Quail House Pub. Co: 1991

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198433


Signed by author with inscription For--Reg Miner--A fellow Kriegie and hostage (of the Russians) at Barth (Stalag Luft I). My very best wishes, Roger W. Armstrong, 5-17-93, with signed and inscribed post-it note laid in: Hi--Reg: Sorry I haven't sent the book earlier--but we're back to our base--in England--for two weeks. It's still there and today houses the Queen's Division. Their claim to fame is the burning of the White House in War of 1812. Thanks, Roger.. 1991 Trad... View more info

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Silhouette Handbook of United States Army Air Forces Airplanes

By: Army Air Forces

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Air Service Command: 1942

Seller ID: 2194363


Light rubbing to wrappers. 1942 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Photographs, silhouettes, and technical information on military aircraft. View more info

Image for Wings for Combat: The Story of the Training of an Air Force

Wings for Combat: The Story of the Training of an Air Force

By: Army Air Forces Training Command

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ullman Company, Inc.: 1943

Seller ID: 2260196


Binder's copy. Wrappers heavily rubbed with multiple creases, ink note to front wrapper verso. 1943 Stapled Binding. 80 pp. With 500 photographs printed in genuine sheet-fed gravure. Army Air Forces Training Command, Headquarters, Fort Worth, Texas. CONTENTS: The Army Air Forces Training Command; Foreword; Technical Training; Flying Training; The End Result. A look at the training of Army Air Force staff during the Second World War before the Air Force became a distinct ... View more info

Image for World War II International Aircraft Recognition Manual

World War II International Aircraft Recognition Manual

By: Aviation Publications

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Aviation Publications: 1973

Seller ID: 2194623


1973 Small Softcover. Unpaginated. Illustrations, silhouettes, and technical information on WWII military aircraft. View more info

Image for Flying Furies [The Story of the Fighter Plane]

Flying Furies [The Story of the Fighter Plane]

By: Ayling, Keith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1719708


First edition. Lacks jacket. Edge wear. 1942 Large Hardcover. 44 pp. Blue cloth spine, color pictorial paper over boards. Several full-page illustrations by Wallis Rigby of various fighter planes, endpapers depict 24 varieties of combat aircraft. Five pages of text redacted by publisher due to government censorship (several words blacked out for security purposes). View more info

Image for Flying Furies [The Story of the Fighter Plane]

Flying Furies [The Story of the Fighter Plane]

By: Ayling, Keith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1942

Seller ID: 2194347


Jacket rubbed. 1942 Large Hardcover. 44 pp. Several full-page illustrations by Wallis Rigby of various fighter planes, endpapers depict 24 varieties of combat aircraft. Five pages of text redacted by publisher due to government censorship (several words blacked out for security purposes). View more info

Image for Sea Planes and Flying Boats of the Solent [Seaplanes]

Sea Planes and Flying Boats of the Solent [Seaplanes]

By: Bagley, J.A.; Bennett, D.E.; Goodall, M.H.; Horne, John B.; Morten, Philip; Rance, Adrian B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Southampton University Industrial Archaeology Group / Southampton City Museums: 1981

Seller ID: 2118787


Minimal wear to corners. 1981 Stapled Binding. 64 pp. Black & white photographs throughout. View more info

Image for Topgun Days: Dogfighting, Cheating Death, and Hollywood Glory as One of America's Best Fighting Jocks [Top Gun]

Topgun Days: Dogfighting, Cheating Death, and Hollywood Glory as One of America's Best Fighting Jocks [Top Gun]

By: Baranek, Dave 'Bio'

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2207166


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('To Corrina, Jack, and Wylie -- Enjoy your Topgun Days! Dave Bio Baranek, Air & Space Museum 23 April 2011'). Light nickel-sized stain to base of front board with tiny associated mark on jacket, otherwise excellent. 2010 Hard Cover. xi, 308 pp. 8vo. Dave Baranek (callsign 'Bio') was one of 451 young men to receive his Wings of Gold in 1980 as a naval flight officer. Four years later, seasoned by intense trainin... View more info