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AVIATION BOATSWAIN'S MATE H 1 & C.  RATE TRAINING MANUAL AND NONRESIDENT CAREER COURSE.  NAVEDTRA 10303-C
1 AVIATION BOATSWAIN'S MATE H 1 & C. RATE TRAINING MANUAL AND NONRESIDENT CAREER COURSE. NAVEDTRA 10303-C
Washington Naval Education and Training Support Command 1975 Soft Cover Very Good - 
190 pp + 5pp + 41 pp (Assignements), 10 1/2" H. 1975 Edition. B&w drawings/diagrams, photographs. Chapter headings: Aviation Boatswain's Mate H Rating; Aircraft Handling Equipment; Aircraft Handling; Aircraft Crashes, Firefighting, and Crew Entrapment; Shorebased Emergency Arresting Gear and Related Equipment; Shipboard Firefighting; Shipboard Damage Control; Administration; Appendix: U.S. Customary and Metric System Units of Measurement; Index; Qualifications for Advancement; Nonresident Career Course follows Qualifications for Advancement. Interior - a few pages with minor wrinkles at fore-edge, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear - a little more at top/bottom of spine, two closed tears and two very small scuffs on spine, some faint colour variation on rear cover. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
AVIATION MACHINIST'S MATE 3 & 2.  RATE TRAINING MANUAL AND NONRESIDENT CAREER COURSE.  NAVEDTRA 10323.
2 AVIATION MACHINIST'S MATE 3 & 2. RATE TRAINING MANUAL AND NONRESIDENT CAREER COURSE. NAVEDTRA 10323.
Washington Naval Education and Training Support Command 1978 Revised Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
426 pp + iii pp + 113 pp (Assignments), 10 1/4" H. 1978 Revised Edition. Profusely illustrated with b&w drawings/diagrams (some fold-out), photographs. Chapter headings: Aviation Machinist's Mate Rating; Publications; Tools and Hardware; Aircraft Engines; Aircraft Engine Fuel Systems; Aircraft Engine Lubricating Systems; Hydraulic, Electric, and Starting Systems; Aicraft Engine Inspections and Repair; Turbroprop Powerplants and Propellers; Turboshaft Powerplants and Helicopters; Turbofan Powerplants; Ground Handling Equipment and Procedures; Line Operations and Maintenance; Aircraft Engine Corrosion, Preservation, and Pollution Control; Appendix: Glossary; Index; Nonresident Career Course follows the Index. Interior - a few pages with light wrinkles at fore-edge, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light wear at top/bottom of spine - minor edge wear elsewhere, tiny to small corner creases on covers. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
AVIATION MACHINIST'S MATE J 1 & C.  RATE TRAINING MANUAL.  NAVTRA 10343-C.
3 AVIATION MACHINIST'S MATE J 1 & C. RATE TRAINING MANUAL. NAVTRA 10343-C.
Naval Training Command 1972 Soft Cover Very Good 
193 pp, 10 1/4" H. 1972 Edition. B&w drawings/diagrams, photographs. Chapter headings: Aviation Machinist's Mate J rating; Aviation supply; Work Center supervision and administration; Jetcal analyzer; Fuel system maintenance; Turbojet powerplant troubleshooting; Turbojet powerplant removal and installation; Turbojet powerplant hot section repair; Turboshaft-powered helicopter maintenance; Turboprop powerplants/propellers; Index. Interior - small soft bump to bottom corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small soft creases at bottom corner of covers, very minor edge wear. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
AVIATION ORDNANCEMAN 3 & 2.  NAVAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING COMMAND RATE TRAINING MANUAL.  NAVEDTRA 10345-D
4 AVIATION ORDNANCEMAN 3 & 2. NAVAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING COMMAND RATE TRAINING MANUAL. NAVEDTRA 10345-D
Washington Naval Education and Training Support Command 1976 Soft Cover Very Good 
728 pp, 10 1/4" H. 1976 Edition. Profusely illustrated with b&w drawings/diagrams, photographs. Chapter headings: Aviation Ordnanceman rating; Elementary physics; Publication; Corrosion control, lubrication, and preservation; Handtools and aircraft hardware; Small arms; Explosives and ammunition; Ammunition stowage, handling, and shipping; Ammunition handling equipment; Pyrotechnics; Aircraft rockets and JATO; Aircraft bombs and accessories; Bomb fuzes; Air-launched guided missiles and weapons; Underwater and nuclear weapons; 20-mm aircraft guns and accessories; 20-mm belting and loading equipment; Aerial targets and associated equipment; Noncomputing sights; Suspension, arming, and releasing equipment; ASW weapons systems; Fighter/attack weapons systems; Aircraft loading and arming; Security; Appendices: Symbols; Glossary; English and metric system units of measurement - common equivalents and conversions; Index. Interior - light wrinkling at fore-edge of first few pages, stock number and price written in red ink on page 1, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear - a little more at top/bottom of spine, light wrinkling at fore-edge of front cover, some cover colour offset on fore-edge of text block, soft line indentation on front cover. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
F/A-18 HORNET., Braybrook, Roy.
5 Braybrook, Roy. F/A-18 HORNET.
Osprey, London, 1991, first edition. 
128 pp, 11 7/8" H, hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1855321513 Profuesly illustrated with colour photographs. "The 'son' of the Northrop YF-17 Cobra, the Hornet grew both in weight and capability after being ordered by the Navy to replace the vene rable Vought A-7 Corsair II. Now an integral part of the modern carrier air wing, the F/A-18 has dramatically increased the capabilities of fighter and attack squadrons already embarked aboard the Navy's 15-strong carrier fleet. Not all Hornet s s p otted in American skies are Navy property though, the 'flying leathernecks' of the US Marine Corps having received their first F/A-18s at virtually the same time as the 'blue water' force. Over a dozen USMC squadrons are now equipped with th e v er sa tile Hornet. Travelling further afield, Canada, Australia, Spain and South Korea have all chosen the F/A-18 to fulfill the fighter/attack requirements of their respective air forces past the year 2000. (This book) takes you aboard ship w it h a f ron tline Navy squadron as they patrol the barren expanses of the Atlantic, or takes you on a scrub skimming attack sortie over the parched wastelands of the 'outback' with the Royal Australian Air Force." Book slightly cocked, very light edg e wear , sm all faint erasure mark on free front endpaper. Dust jacket has very light rubbing, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, minor edge wrinkling. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 17.00 USD
 
 
USN PHANTOMS IN COMBAT.  VIETNAM STUDIES GROUP.  SQUADRON/SIGNAL 6352., Drendel, Lou.
6 Drendel, Lou. USN PHANTOMS IN COMBAT. VIETNAM STUDIES GROUP. SQUADRON/SIGNAL 6352.
Carrollton, TX Squadron/Signal 1988 0897472136 / 9780897472135 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good - 
64 pp, 11" H, (stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with color and b&w photographs, artwork. Contents: Introduction; The Players; Captain Gene Tucker; Carrier Operations during the Vietnam War; Observations on the W ar; Guy Freeborn; Tucker's First MiG Engagement; Admiral John Disher; Rear Admiral James H. Flatley III; Bill "Burner" Beardsley; Tucker's MiG Kill - 10 August 1972; Losses; Epilog. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Ext erior - very light edge wear, light rubbing - moderate on spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
7 Gillcrist, Paul T., Rear Admiral, USN (Ret.) FEET WET: REFLECTIONS OF A CARRIER PILOT.
Novato, CA Presidio 1990 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
348 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs, drawings/diagrams. "Paul Gillcrist was a navy carrier pilot for almost thirty years, from the early days of flying propeller planes from straight-deck carriers, to the days of hig h-tech, lethal 'teen' jets and supercarriers. In his remarkable career - from 'nugget', to competent jet aviatior, to test pilot, to Vietnam fighter pilot, to air wing commander, to head of 'Fightertown USA', Gillcrist flew the F-8 Crusader, F-4 Phantom, F-14 Tomcat, and a myriad of other carrier aircraft. He took part in the Navy's transition to jet aircraft, when accident rates were high and many feared that jets would not be able to operate in the harsh, demanding environment of 'blue water ops'. (He) saw the introduction of critical innovations - the angled deck, steam catapult, optical landing system - that saved carrier jet aviation from extinction. Few aviatiors have had such varied and fascinating experiences; and few could write about them with such eloquence." Two tiny corner bumps, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, a few tiny/small foxing marks on endpapers - mainly rear. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, a few minor scuffs,an area of foxing on inside of rear panel. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
8 Hoyt, Edwin P. U-BOATS OFFSHORE: WHEN HITLER STRUCK AMERICA.
New York Stein and Day 1978 Book Club Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ 
263 ppt. The story of what happened in the early days of World War II when Nazi U-boats were sent against the east coast of America. German U-boats were sinking shipping faster than it could be built. They were finally driven away from the American shore by the autumn of 1943. B&w photographs, maps and diagrams. Very light remainder spray on bottom of text block. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
USN AIRCRAFT CARRIER AIR UNITS.  VOLUME 2.  1957-1963., Kasulka, Duane.  Illustrated by Don Creer.
9 Kasulka, Duane. Illustrated by Don Creer. USN AIRCRAFT CARRIER AIR UNITS. VOLUME 2. 1957-1963.
Squadron/Signal, Carrollton, Texas, 1985. 
64 pp, 11" H, soft cover (staples in wraps). ISBN 0897471725 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, color profiles. Contents: USN Aircraft Carrier Air Units 1957-1963; Carriers, Carrier Air Groups; Aircraft Colors; Berlin Crisis; Carrier Air group Commander (CAG); Marine Corps Squadrons; Attack Carrier Squadrons; Fighter and Attack Aircraft; Heavy Attack; Special Purpose Carrier Squadron; Carrier All-Weather Fighter; Carrier All-Weather Attack; Carrier Airborne Early Warning; Figh t e r P h otographic; Heavy Photographic; Helicopter Utility; Replacement Attack Carrier Squadrons; ASW Carrier Squadrons; Carrier Anti-Submarine; Helicopter Anti-Submarine; Replacement Anti-Submarine Carrier Squadrons; Electronic Countermeasure / Fl ee t A ir R econnaisance; Guided Missile Units; Air Development; Military Aircraft Redesignation; Glossary of Abbreviations. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, light browning on spine, very li ght r ub bin g, faint ghost sticker mark on front cover, brken scratch line down rear cover. Very Good- 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
10 Keegan, John. BATTLE AT SEA: FROM MAN-OF-WAR TO SUBMARINE.
London Pimlico 1993 0712659919 / 9780712659918 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
292 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w plates, maps/battle plans. "In 'Battle at Sea (previously 'The Price of Admiralty') John Keegan applies to maritime warfare the technique that he put to such brilliant effect in his classic of war on land, 'The Face of Battle'. He concentrates on four key conflicts: Trafalgar, Jutland, Midway and the Battle of the Atlantic. He takes us into the very heart of the fighting while providing a remarkable panoramic view of naval warfare th rough the centuries." Interior - minor browning in margins of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light browning to edges of text block. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
WILDCATS OVER CASABLANCA.  NOVEMBER 1942 - OPERATION TORCH., Lambert, John W.  Illustrations by John C. Valo.
11 Lambert, John W. Illustrations by John C. Valo. WILDCATS OVER CASABLANCA. NOVEMBER 1942 - OPERATION TORCH.
Phalanx, St. Paul, MN, 1992. 
40 pp, 11" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w photographs, maps, color profiles. Contents: Preface and Acknowledgements; Publisher's Note; The Prelude; Dawn, November 8, 1942; Mid-Morning, November 8, 1942; Elsewhere, November 8, 1942; P.M. Nov ember 8, 1942; November 9, 1942; November 10, 1942; Post Mortem, November 11, 1942; Appendices: U.S Navy Aerial Order of Battle; French Aerial Order of Battle in Morocco; U.S. Navy Aerial Combat Claims; French Aerial Combat Claims; U.S. Navy Com b a t Casualties; French Fighter Pilot Casualties; U.S. Navy Aircraft Losses All Causes; Bibliography; Footnotes. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor corner wear, light wear on spine. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
12 Mills, Carl BANSHEES IN THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY.
Banshee Publication, Willowdale, Ontario, 1991, first edition. 
306 pp + indices and technical drawings, 4to (12 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 096952000X Profusely illustrated in b&w and color with photographs and drawings. Contents: Preface; The History of VF870 Squadron during the Banshee Era; Th e History of VF871 Squadron during the Banshee Era; HMCS Bonaventure - The Banshee Era; The Arming of the RCN Banshee with the Sidewinder; The Banshee from the VX10 Perspective; Banshee Development and US Operations; Canadian Banshee Short S t o r i e s ; In Memoriam; Chronology; Banshee Gallery; Pot Pourri; Acknowledgement; Index to Stories; General Index; Abbreviations. Large gift inscription and several small inscriptions and signatures on free front endpaper, minor edge wear. Du st j ac ke t ha s v ery light edge wrinkling, minor edge wear. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
13 Mills, Carl. BANSHEES IN THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY.
Banshee Publication, Willowdale, Ontario, 1991, first edition. 
306 pp + indices and technical drawings, 4to (12. 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 096952000X Profusely illustrated in b&w and color with photographs and drawings. Contents: Preface; The History of VF870 Squadron during the Banshee Era; T he History of VF871 Squadron during the Banshee Era; HMCS Bonaventure - The Banshee Era; The Arming of the RCN Banshee with the Sidewinder; The Banshee from the VX10 Perspective; Banshee Development and US Operations; Canadian Banshee Shor t S t o r i e s ; In Memoriam; Chronology; Banshee Gallery; Pot Pourri; Acknowledgement; Index to Stories; General Index; Abbreviations. Dust jacket has very minor wear at bottom of spine, very light edge wrinkling, very light irregular shaped li ne in de nt at io n on f ront panel. F/VG+ 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
ON YANKEE STATION: THE NAVAL AIR WAR OVER VIETNAM., Nichols, John B., Cdr. USN (Ret.) and Tillman, Barrett.
14 Nichols, John B., Cdr. USN (Ret.) and Tillman, Barrett. ON YANKEE STATION: THE NAVAL AIR WAR OVER VIETNAM.
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 1987. 
179 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0870215590 B&w photographs, maps, diagrams. "Combining vivid personal narrative with historical and operational analyses, this book takes a candid look at U.S. naval airpower in the Vi etnam War. Authors John B. Nichols, a fighter pilot who flew some 350 missions off carriers in the Gulf of Tonkin, and Barrett Tillman, an award-winning aviation historian, make full use of their extensive knowledge of the subject to detail t h e w a y s in which airpower was employed in the years prior to the fall of Saigon. Confronting the conventional belief that airpower failed in Vietnam, they show that on the rare occasions when it was applied correctly, airpower was effective, b ut b e ca us e it was most often misunderstood and misapplied, the overall results proved catastrophic. Calling their book a cockpit view of the war with the benefit of fourteen years of hindsight, the authors impart a compelling sense of what it was li ke to fl y from Yankee Station between 1964 and 1973 and provide important lessons for those who may become involved in future conflicts. At the same time, they add considerable facts to the permanent war record." Faint erased pencil mar k on hal f-t itle pag e, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny scuff on front board. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
F/A-18 A/C & CF-18C HORNET.  LOCK ON NO. 15 AIRCRAFT PHOTO FILE., Peeters, Willy and Brooks, John.
15 Peeters, Willy and Brooks, John. F/A-18 A/C & CF-18C HORNET. LOCK ON NO. 15 AIRCRAFT PHOTO FILE.
VLS Corporation, O'Fallon, MO, 1992. 
36 pp, 8 5/8" H x 9 3/8" D, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with colour photographs, b&w drawings. A close-up look at the 'F/A-18 Hornet'. Interior - tiny crease at bottom corner of text block, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - tiny crease at bottom corner of covers. Very Good+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
USS FORRESTAL "GATEWAY TO THE DANGER ZONE".  LOCK ON NO. 14 AIRCRAFT PHOTO FILE., Peeters, Willy and Meuris, Ronny.
16 Peeters, Willy and Meuris, Ronny. USS FORRESTAL "GATEWAY TO THE DANGER ZONE". LOCK ON NO. 14 AIRCRAFT PHOTO FILE.
VLS Corporation, O'Fallon, MO, 1991. 
48 pp, 8 5/8" H x 9 3/8" D, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. Covers flight activities on the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal in the Mediterranean. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership m arks. Exterior - very minor edge wear and rubbing. Very Good+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
LOCKHEED S-3B VIKING.  LOCK ON NO. 23 AIRCRAFT PHOTO FILE., Peeters, Willy.
17 Peeters, Willy. LOCKHEED S-3B VIKING. LOCK ON NO. 23 AIRCRAFT PHOTO FILE.
VLS Corporation, Maryland Heights, MO, 1994. 
36 pp, 8 5/8" H x 9 3/8" D, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. A close-up look at the S-3B Viking. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor rubbing. Near Fine 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
US NAVAL AIRPOWER:  SUPERCARRIER IN ACTION., Sweetman, Bill.
18 Sweetman, Bill. US NAVAL AIRPOWER: SUPERCARRIER IN ACTION.
Osceola, WI Motorbooks International 1987 0879382465 / 9780879382469 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Neil Leifer, photography. 
128 pp, square (9 1/4" H x 9 1/4" D). Profusely illustrated with color photographs. "The aircraft carrier is many things apart from a ship. It is a floating airbase, a symbol of power and a seagoing home to more than 5,000 men. In fact, the crew complement of a carrier is three times that of the biggest battle-ship of the 1940s. Every member of the crew, from the captain to the commander of the air wing to the first-cruise enlisted man, is trained in and works in the culture of naval aviation, a culture that addresses the demands of survival in the world's two most unforgiving professions: seamanship and aviation. Watching some of the inhabitants of this small city gives some idea of the challenges they routinely face in their day-to-day work. (This) is an outsider's look inside. Renowned 'Time' photographer Neil Leifer went onboard USS Carl Vinson, America's largest nuclear-powered carrier to photograph 'a day in the life of' feature. This is what he saw. Aviation specialist Bill Sweetman saw these superb, graphic photographs and captioned them with near classified detail. So that every enthusiast, avid or simply passing, could draw interest and knowledge from within." Bump to top of spine, light edge wear. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling/creasing - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, one small edge tear archivally taped. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE MARIANAS TURKEY SHOOT JUNE 19-20, 1944.  CARRIER BATTLE IN THE PHILIPPINE SEA., Tillman, Barrett.  Illustrations by John C. Valo.
19 Tillman, Barrett. Illustrations by John C. Valo. THE MARIANAS TURKEY SHOOT JUNE 19-20, 1944. CARRIER BATTLE IN THE PHILIPPINE SEA.
Phalanx, St. Paul, MN, 1994. 
48 pp, 11" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w photographs, map, color profiles. Contents: Glossaries, Preface; Opponents; 19 June 1944 - The Clash; 20 June 1944 - The Pursuit; Epilogue; USN Order of Battle; Japanese Order of Battle; Key Japanes e Fighter Pilot Losses; US Pilot Scores; Task Force 58 Losses; Bibliography. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - two tiny scuffs on rear cover, very light wear on spine. Very Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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