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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
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
WEAPONS FREE.  THE STORY OF A GULF WAR HELICOPTER PILOT., Boswell, Richard.  Foreword by General Sir Peter de la Billiere.
3 Boswell, Richard. Foreword by General Sir Peter de la Billiere. WEAPONS FREE. THE STORY OF A GULF WAR HELICOPTER PILOT.
Crecy, (Manchester, 1998). 
216 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w and color photographs. "In September 1990 Richard Boswell was a newly qualified helicopter pilot in the Royal Navy, fresh out of flight school and flying one of the most potent fighting helicopters in the world - the Westland Lynx. The world was at his feet in every sense. Then, on the day he and his girlfriend decided to buy a house together, Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. With less than 24 hours notice, Richard Boswell was onboard HMS Manchester and en-route to the Gulf and impending war. Once in the Gulf, HMS Manchester prepared for the seaborne invasion that most thought was inevitalbe. Boswell saw action against Iraqi forces, protecting Allied ships and sinking a number of Iraqi gunboats. After the liberation of Kuwait, he flew extensively around the devastated country, when his duties included a spell as pilot for Sir Peter de la Billiere. But his story does not end there. After returning to the UK , Boswell became an instructor and also indulged his passion for flying home-built aircraft, a passion that led to the accident that nearly killed him and ended his days as a Navy pilot. The portrayal of the battle to rebuilt his shattered life is every bit as graphic as his wartime experiences in the Gulf." Minor wrinkling at top of spine - very light at bottom. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at bottom of spine. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
Carrollton, Texas Squadron/Signal 1974 Soft Cover Very Good 
50 pp, oblong (8 1/4" H x 11" D) - stapled in wraps. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings, 2 pages of color profiles/cockpit photos. Contents: Introduction; Ab Uno Disce Omnes; Birth of the Gunship; Gunship Tactics; A Long Rescue Mission; Shot Down; Aero Scouts; Tribute to a Friend. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor wear on spine, minor rubbing, minor soiling on rear cover, two tiny stains on front cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Toronto Phyllis Bruce / HarperFlamingo 2004 0002006758 / 9780002006750 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ 
250 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H). "With tragic helicopter crashes and out-of-date equipment, our military lurches towards irrelevance as our politicians dither. Our personnel are stretched far too thinly and are ill-prepared for the battlefield or increasingly dangerous peacekeeping. In truth, we rank 34th among nations in the provision of UN peacekeeping troops. And since 9/11 and the Iraq War, the United States is seriously re-evaluating our ability to defend our half of North America against terrorism. J.L. Granatstein argues that we are all too willing to hide behind anti-American sentiment, while ignoring the reality that we Canadians have failed our military. Who are the killers of the Canadian army, navy and air force? Granatstein fingers a series of governments since the Second World War who have never understood our military heritage and who have drained military expenditures for years. From Pierre Trudeau to Brian Mulroney to Jean Cretien, (this book) is a catalogue of prime ministers who have never supported adequate military spending. But Granatstein also places blame on ordinary Canadians who have allowed such changes to take place while clinging to the myth that we are the ultimate global peacekeepers. How can we expect the men and women of the Canadian forces to risk their lives for us when we are not prepared to protect and support them in turn? Here is an articulate and impassioned argument for a well- trained, well-funded military so that we can take our place among those who defend freedom in this century." Minor rubbing on boards, light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Charles Scribener's Sons, New York, (1979), Ist edition. 
153 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs. "This volume deals with those warships whose displacement tonnage lies between 1,000 and 5,000 tons, ranging from ships that carry a helicopter flight at the top end to the corvette at the for the layman in a form that omits unclear jargon while providing detail fine enough for the most questioning student of naval development. It does so with photographs for almost all the important classes and with considered judgments on their fighting ability. (This book) is a must for enthusiast, historian, and modeler alike." Faint small stain at bottom corner of front board, very slight fading along bottom edge of boards. Dust jacket has minor rubbing and light wrinkling at top of spine and flap-folds. VG+/VG 
Price: 12.50 USD
USN AIRCRAFT CARRIER AIR UNITS.  VOLUME 2.  1957-1963., Kasulka, Duane.  Illustrated by Don Creer.
7 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
Blue Ridge Summit, PA TAB 1991 0830630783 / 9780830630783 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
160 pp, 11" H. B&w and colour photographs, maps. "During the air campaign of Operation Desert Storm, the only thing more incessant than the bombing was the technically inaccurate reporting of the news media. This unfortunate dissemination of erroneous information led to misconceptions about what was happening in the most unique chapter in the history of aerial combat. Here, for the first time, is an accurate, close-up, and detailed look at the high-tech warfare played out in the skies over Iraq and Kuwait. Using terminology anyone can understand, (the author) explains the concepts and strategies that were used to plan and execute the most successful air campaign in history. Kinzey provides a wealth of information, including: How the air campaign was actually planned and carried out; All of the major types of aircraft used by the U.S. Air Force, Navy, Marines, and Army; Aircraft armament, with a detailed look at the missiles and precision-guided munitions or 'smart bombs' that were used with such effectiveness; The Tomahawk, or TLAM cruise missile; Each of the eight aircraft carriers that participated in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm; The tactics used to find and destroy the Scud missiles; The air-to-air victories by the coalition aircraft (including a complete list of confirmed kills); Why the Iraqi Air Force 'ran for the border' instead of posing a threat to coalition forces; Why the news media made so many technical mistakes while trying to report on the war effort; The real reason why the B-1 bomber and other combat aircraft were not used in Operation Desert Storm." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear. 
Price: 17.50 USD
Boston Atlantic Monthly Press 1985 0871130076 / 9780871130075 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
304 pp, 8 1/2" H. "Georges Bank, 20,000 square miles of turbulent shoal water off Nantucket, is one of the richest fishing grounds in the world, its depths populated by cod, haddock, flatfish, and scallops. Until recently it was a gathering place for immense fishing trawlers of all nations. Then the Bank also became a bone of contention for explorers in oil, pitting the great multinational companies against one another, to say nothing of federal and state governments, jostling for their share of offshore oil revenues. Georges has long been the subject of dispute between the United States and Canada, and in the fall of 1984 the International Court of Justice in the Hague awarded a large portion of the Bank to Canada. Oil-lease sales were scheduled - and cancelled. Fishermen protested to their political representatives, who protested to their governments. Over the storm-lashed and fecund waters of Georges Bank, William MacLeish has travelled many times - by trawler, by helicopter, by scientific research vessel, by airplane, and by scallop boat. His pages bring us the scientists, the fishing people, politicians, lawyers, and oilmen connected with Georges Bank." Book is slightly cocked, has minor soiling on top of text block, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine - bump at top of front hinge. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, a few small light scuff marks, light soiling/rubbing on rear panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Toronto Dundurn 2008 1550028510 / 9781550028515 First Edition. Soft Cover Near Fine 
171 pp, square (8" x 8"). B&w photographs. "A crab boat off Newfoundland catches fire, and a dangerous rescue is undertaken by helicopter. A child goes missing in a New Brunswick forest, and a desperate hunt is mounted. A climber tumbles 70 feet down the side of a mountain in British Columbia, and a dangerous long-line rescue is attempted. A commercial helicopter crashes in Nunavut, and a search and rescue team braves a savage snowstorm to save the pilot. (This book) features the above thrilling accounts and many more from across the country, past and present. Its heroes are to be found in the RCMP, city police forces, the Canadian military, and among all the rescue workers and specialists of the Canadian Coast Guard - volunteers, too, risk injury and even death to help others. Sidebars highlight the equipment search and rescue teams use, how search dogs are trained, how long-line rescues work, how navy divers are making a difference in the deserts of Afghanistan, and the meaning of terms such as emergency position-indicating radio beacons, Maydays, datum lines, and much more." Although catalogued as for the younger reader, this book gives an interesting overview of Canadian search and rescue operations for most levels of reader. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - 1" faint scratch on rear cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
11 McNab, Andy. BRAVO TWO ZERO.
Bantam, London, 1993, reprint. 
374 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 059303421X Colour and b&w photographs, drawings. "On the night of 22 January 1991, at a remote airfield in Saudi Arabia, under cover of darkness and in conditions on utmost secrecy, ei ght members of the SAS regiment boarded a helicopter that was to infiltrate them deep behind enemy lines. Their mission, under the command of Sergeant Andy McNab, was to sever the underground communication link between Baghdad and northwest I r a q , a nd to seek and destroy mobile Scud launchers before Israel was provoked into entering the war. Their call-sign: Bravo Two-Zero. Each man laden with fifteen stone of equipment, they patrolled 20 km across flat desert to reach their objec ti ve a nd fi nd a hiding place before first light. Within days, their location was compromised. The Iraqis attacked with armour, and after a fierce firefight the patrol was forced to escape and evade on foot to the Syrian border, 120 km to the nor thw est . T hat first night, in pitch darkness and weather cold enough to freeze diesel fuel, they covered 85 km - farther than two marathons. In the desperate days that followed, though stricken by hypothermia and other injuries, the patrol ' went bal list ic '. Fo ur men were captured. Three died. Only one escaped. But in their wake lay 250 Iraqi dead and wounded. For Andy McNab and the other survivors, however, the worst ordeals were yet to come. Delivered to Baghdad, they were tort ured with a s ava gery and relentlessness for which not even their intensive SAS training had prepared them. This book is a breathtaking account of Special Forces soldiering in all its strength, ingenuity and aggression. It is also a chronic le of super human cou rage , end urance and dark humour in the face of overwhelming odds." Very light browning to pages and edges of text block. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 17.50 USD
AVIATION IN CANADA., Milberry, Larry.
12 Milberry, Larry. AVIATION IN CANADA.
McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, (1979), 5th printing. 
272 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0070827788 Pictorial endpapers, profusely illustrated with b&w and color photos. "...tells the story of Canadian aviation from the earliest experiments in flight to the present day. All th e major aspects of our flying heritage are dealt with in an informative and enjoyable manner, including the early history of flying, the growth of commercial aviation, military aviation and Canada's aviation industry. Among the feature storie s a r e the CF-100 and Avro Arrow, early flying expeditions to the north, and the massive airlift operations to the DEW line, Labrador and James Bay that are now among the most notable achievements in Canadian aviation. Less well known episodes, s u ch a s t he Froebe brothers 'early helicopter experiments and the Gregor biplane fighter developed just before the Second World War, are also dealt with..." Slight waviness to fore-edge of text block. Dust jacket has light areas of light edg e w ri nkl ing , li ght rubbing. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
13 Milberry, Larry. CANADA'S AIR FORCE TODAY.
CANAV, Toronto, 1987, first edition. 
152 pp, 4to (12 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0075496704 "(A) comprehensive look at the many tasks and the ever-fascinating selection of aircraft making up today's Air Force. It's all here, whether a Hercules transporting aid to some d istant land or suporting troops in the field, an Aurora on maritime patrol, CF-18s on watch over the Arctic or on low-level runs across Europe, or a Labrador helicopter on a life-or-death search and rescue mission. Over 300 colour photographs a r e a t the heart of (this book), showing the aircraft at their best and in their operational environments. Every type in service is featured, as are some of the RCAF's earlier aircraft, included for a touch of nostalgia. There is the tiny Musket ee r a nd the heavyweight Boeing 707, the ancient Dakota and today's Dash 8, light helicopters and hi-tech CF-18s. (The book) also focuses on the people who are the Air Force today and shows them on the job. Various bases are also included." Tin y d in t on rear board, small bump at bottom corner of both boards, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very small area of surface paper loss at top edge of rear endpapers near hinge. Dust jacket has tiny dint on rear panel, light rubbing, one smal l e dg e t ear - archivally taped, light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spne and flap-folds. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 27.00 USD
AH-64A APACHE ATTACK HELICOPTER.  LOCK ON NO. 13 AIRCRAFT PHOTO FILE., Peeters, Willy.  Foreword by Ltc Patrick J. Sheahan and Cpt Scott B. Thompson.
14 Peeters, Willy. Foreword by Ltc Patrick J. Sheahan and Cpt Scott B. Thompson. AH-64A APACHE ATTACK HELICOPTER. LOCK ON NO. 13 AIRCRAFT PHOTO FILE.
VLS Corporation, O'Fallon, MO, 1991. 
36 pp, 8 5/8" H x 9 3/8" D, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with colour photographs, b&w drawings/diagrams. A detailed look at the 'Apache Attack Helicopter' - particularly useful to modelers. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor rubbing. Near Fine 
Price: 25.00 USD
Carrollton, Texas Squadron/Signal 1993 0897472950 / 9780897472951 Soft Cover Very Good+ Don Greer & Tom Tullis, color profiles. Joe Sewell, b&w drawings. 
50pp, oblong (8 1/4" H x 11" D) - stapled in wraps. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings, 2 pages of color profiles. Contents: Introduction; UH-60A/MH-60A Black Hawk; Electronic Hawks; MH-60K Special Operations Aircraft; UH-60L; Naval Hawks; HH-60J Jayhawk Medium Range Recovery Helicopter; Air Force Hawks; Export Hawks; Combat. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor wear on spine. 
Price: 12.00 USD
NO PLACE FOR A LADY: THE STORY OF CANADIAN WOMEN PILOTS, 1928-1992., Render, Shirley.  Foreword by Punch Dickins.
16 Render, Shirley. Foreword by Punch Dickins. NO PLACE FOR A LADY: THE STORY OF CANADIAN WOMEN PILOTS, 1928-1992.
Portage & Main Press, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1992. 
389 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0969426429 B&w photographs. "(This) is the first book ever written about Canada's women pilots. The stories within, told mostly in the women's own words, are revealing, inspiring, ma ddening, and often funny. Based on hundreds of personal interviews with men and women in civil and military aviation, (it) reveals the women's determined characters and the often single-minded quest of Canada's female aviators from 1928 to th e p r e s ent." Minor wrinkling at bottom of spine, minor soiling on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of hinges and flap-folds, minor rubbing. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
Marlborough Crowood Press 1999 1861262760 / 9781861262769 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 
64 pp, 10 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with color photographs. Contents: Introduction: structure and history of 24 Airmobile Brigade - the future; The Airmobile Infantry Battalion; Inside an Airmobile Infantry Company: B Coy, Ist Bn The Royal Scots; 3 & 4 Regiments, Army Air Corps; 19 Regiment, Royal Artillery; Brigade Headquarters & Signal Squadron; Support Helicopter Force; 51 Field Squadron, Royal Engineers; 21 (Gibraltar) AD Battery, Royal Artillery; 19 Airmobile Field Ambulance; Brigade Provost Unit, Royal Military Police; Combat Service & Support Battalions; Multinational Division Central (Airmobile) Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright, very minor rubbing. 
Price: 17.50 USD
18 Sekach, N. COMBAT HELICOPTER Mi-24.
Russia "Eksprint" 2001 5940380123 / 9785940380122 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket - (as issued) 
64 pp, 11 5/8" H. Glazed pictorial boards. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, technical drawings. ***Main text in Russian only.*** Photographs have bilingual captions (Russian/English). Minor rubbing to glazed pictorial boards, very minor wear at top/bottom of spine and at corners, a few tiny dents at bottom edge of boards. 
Price: 35.00 USD
VERLINDEN PRODUCTIONS MODELING MAGAZINE.  VOLUME 4  NUMBER 1.  SEPTEMBER 1992., Verlinden, Francois; Peeters, Willy; Letterman, Bob.
19 Verlinden, Francois; Peeters, Willy; Letterman, Bob. VERLINDEN PRODUCTIONS MODELING MAGAZINE. VOLUME 4 NUMBER 1. SEPTEMBER 1992.
Lier, Belgium Verlinden 1992 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
30 pp, 11 11/16" H (magazine format). Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. Contents: "Breakout": British move through Normandy; "Stalin's Giants"; Berlin 1945: "The party is over"; Israeli/Egyptian AMX-13 75mm Turret: A 23-year old Sherman conversion in kit form; In Focus: US Army Apache Pilot and Gunner; US Navy's Nitrogen Supply Cart & General Purpose Cart; AH-64A Apache US Army Attack Helicopter: Monogram's 1:48th kit given the VP treatment; Modelers in Focus; Tools & Techniques: Metalizing figures; "Gas Pedal Stuck": Something funny in 120mm. Interior - very soft crease at bottom corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small old price label on front cover, minor edge wear, soft crease at three corners, minor rubbing. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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