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JANE'S FIGHTING AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR I., Taylor, John W.R., foreword.  Preface by C.G. Grey.  Aircraft in the War by Major W.E. de B. Whittaker.
181 Taylor, John W.R., foreword. Preface by C.G. Grey. Aircraft in the War by Major W.E. de B. Whittaker. JANE'S FIGHTING AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR I.
London Studio Editions 1995 1851703470 / 9781851703470 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good - 
320 pp, 4to (12 5/8" H). Profusely illustrated in b&w with photographs, drawings, diagrams, 3-view profiles. "Based upon the 1914, 1916, 1917, 1918 and 1919 editions of 'All the World's Aircraft', 'Jane' s Fighting Aircraft of World War I' offers a comprehensive look at the history and changing technology of military aircraft during these years of dramatic invention and rapid development and provides an authoritative as well as fascinating single-volume reference work for all those with an interest in the history of flight and war in the air." Part A. Aircraft in the War (by Major W.E. De B. Whittaker) - arranged alphabetically by country. Part B. All the World's Aero-Engines. This is a heavy book and may require extra postage depending on destination. Light cigarette odor, light wear at corners. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, small tear with large crease at top of rear panel - archivally taped, multiple light line rub marks and general light rubbing on back panel. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
VCs OF THE AIR., Turner, John Frayn.  Dust jacket illustration by Lynn Williams.
182 Turner, John Frayn. Dust jacket illustration by Lynn Williams. VCs OF THE AIR.
Wrens Park, n.p., 1993. 
160 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0905778693 B&w photographs. "There were thirty-two VCs of the air during the Second World War, yet how many of their names are known today? We have all heard of the exploits of Guy Gibson a nd Leonard Cheshire, but every one of the VCs of the air is associated with deeds equally daring and courageous. In these pages you will read of the forgotten VCs like Kenneth Campbell, who torpedoed the 'Gneisnau' in the harbour of Brest f r o m a h e ight of 50 feet, racing between the flak ships at mast height. William Reid, whose citations reads: 'Wounded in two attacks, without oxygen, suffering severely from cold, his navigator dead, his wireless operator fatally injured, hi s ai rc ra f t c ri pp led and defenceless, he showed superb courage and leadership in penetrating a further 200 miles into enemy territory to attack one of the most strongly defended targets in Germany'; Flight Sergeant Middleton whose 'devotion to d uty in th e fa ce of ov erwhelming odds is unsurpassed in the annals of the Royal Air Force', to quote from the official citation. (This book) reflects the whole war in the air more graphically than any impersonal history could do. The stor y s tart s in the d ays be fore Dun kirk, and finishes a few days before the atom bombs were dropped on Japan." Minor wrinkling at bottom of spine faint label mark and tiny erased pencil mark on free front endpaper. Dust jacket has minor edge wear and minor wrin kli ng - mai nly a t bot tom of spine, very minor rubbing. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
FLYPAST.  NO. 30.  JANUARY 1984.  (FLY PAST.), Twite, Mike, ed.  (Bob Ogden, Mike Twite, Philip Chinnery, Peter Cooksley, Ken Ellis, Frank Robinson, Peter Smith, Jeff Ethell, R Wallace Clarke, Andy Saunders, Stuart McKay, Stewart Evans.)
183 Twite, Mike, ed. (Bob Ogden, Mike Twite, Philip Chinnery, Peter Cooksley, Ken Ellis, Frank Robinson, Peter Smith, Jeff Ethell, R Wallace Clarke, Andy Saunders, Stuart McKay, Stewart Evans.) FLYPAST. NO. 30. JANUARY 1984. (FLY PAST.)
Key, Stamford, Lincs., 1984. 
68 pp, 11 11/16" H, soft cover (magazine format, stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, 4 pages color. Contents: FotoPost; Halberstadts in Virginia (WWI Halberstadts for sale); B-17 Sortie (flight of Sally B and RAF Museum' s B-17); Aladdin's Cave of Arizona (Pima Museum); Harriet Quimby - the 'Dresden Doll' (first woman to fly the Channel); Preservation Project: Viscount Whisky-Fox (Vickers Viscount); Catalina Rescue (search for survivors of sunken ship); Di v e B o m b e r (Curtis SBC series); Aviation Archaeology (wrecks); Preservation News; Meteor Retirement (Meteor T8 VZ467, Britain's first jet fighter); Warbird Heaven (Oshkosh Show); Weapons of the Royal Air Force (Rolls-Royce 40mm cannon); Light ni ng s o n Ic e (s ix P-38 Lightnings buried beneath Greenland's ice cap); Corsair from the Lake; Wonderful Amy (Amy Johnson - DH Moth Club provided aeroplanes for film); Zorn....crash cameraman (American WWII photographer who recorded life on Ea st Ang li a a ir fie ld s). I n terior - minor browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear to covers, light wear on spine, very light rubbing on rear cover, light browning to edges of tex tblo ck. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
FLYPAST.  NO. 33.  APRIL 1984.  (FLY PAST.), Twite, Mike, ed.  (John Wegg, Bob Ogden, Ken Ellis, David Smith, Andy Saunders, Phillipa Hodgkiss, Bob Warters, John Foreman, Peter Moran.)
184 Twite, Mike, ed. (John Wegg, Bob Ogden, Ken Ellis, David Smith, Andy Saunders, Phillipa Hodgkiss, Bob Warters, John Foreman, Peter Moran.) FLYPAST. NO. 33. APRIL 1984. (FLY PAST.)
Key, Stamford, Lincs., 1984. 
68 pp, 11 11/16" H, soft cover (magazine format, stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, 4 pages color. Contents: FlyPast Tours; Type Report (Mosquito and Tiger Moth); Carvair Survivors (two Carvairs in Hawaii); Spitfire Reu nion (an RAF pilot reunited with the Mk VIII Spitfire he last flew in 1945); Aviation Museums of the World (Hungary); Presevation Project (Meteor F.8 WK914); Air Show '84; Airfield Archaeology (USAF base, Deenethorpe, Northants.); A Pilot' s D i a r y ( e xcerpts from WW2 Sergeant Pilot's diary); Junker recovery (crashed German bomber); Saving a Typhoon (from Pagham Harbour); Benoist Anniversary (70th anniversary flight of world's first scheduled airline service); Preservation News; T h e Ba tt le o f t he Heligoland Bight (1939); Aviation Archaeology (wrecks). Interior - minor browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear to covers, light wear on spine, very lig ht ru bb ing on re ar co ver , s mall ghost sticker mark on front cover with slight glue residue, small corner crease on front cover, light browning to edges of textblock. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
FLYPAST.  NO. 13.  AUGUST 1982.  (FLY PAST.), Twite, Mike, ed.  (Ken Ellis, Ray Rimell, Donald Hannah, Peter Moran, Peter Smith, Peter March, Bruce Robertson, Keith Wilson, George Bailey, Bob Ogden.
185 Twite, Mike, ed. (Ken Ellis, Ray Rimell, Donald Hannah, Peter Moran, Peter Smith, Peter March, Bruce Robertson, Keith Wilson, George Bailey, Bob Ogden. FLYPAST. NO. 13. AUGUST 1982. (FLY PAST.)
Key, Stamford, Lincs., 1982. 
68 pp, 11 11/16" H, soft cover (magazine format - stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, 4 pages color. Contents: Preservation Project (Mystere IV); Death of a Zeppelin (shooting down of Airship SLII by Lt. William Leefe Ro binson); Air Show '82; Warplanes in Civvies (Handley Page 0/400 series); Aviation Archaeology (crashes in Peak District); Straight Down (Blackburn Skua); Preservation News; Flight Royal (Royal Navy Historic Flight); For the Record (Avro 50 4 K ) ; K Z R a lly (Stauning, Denmark); Museums of the World (Planes of Fame Museum, Chino, California). Interior - minor browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear to covers, light w ea r on sp in e , li ght browning to edges of textblock. VG+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
FLYPAST.  NO. 25.  AUGUST 1983.  (FLY PAST.), Twite, Mike, ed.  (Peter Norris, Bruce Robertson, Peter Moran, K M Molson, J B Cynk, Ken Ellis, Jeff Ethell.)
186 Twite, Mike, ed. (Peter Norris, Bruce Robertson, Peter Moran, K M Molson, J B Cynk, Ken Ellis, Jeff Ethell.) FLYPAST. NO. 25. AUGUST 1983. (FLY PAST.)
Key, Stamford, Lincs., 1983. 
60 pp, 11 11/16" H, soft cover (magazine format, stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, 4 pages color. Contents: Preservation News; Fotopost (Java and Malaya, 1946); Flight of the Vampire (Vampire T.II); Airfield Archaeolog y (Heston airfield, near London); For the Record (Short Bomber in WWI); The Last Flight of LK171 (last sad flight of a supply-drop Halifax - Norway); Aviation Archaeology; Air Show '83; Museums of the World (Canadian National Aviation Muse u m , O t t a w a ); The British Warplane in Polish skies (British aircraft in service with Polish Air Force after 1918); Preservation Project; North American's First Fighters (NA BC-1 and A-27). Interior - minor browning to pages, otherwise clean a nd t i gh t wi th n o previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear to covers, light wear on spine, very light rubbing on rear cover, very small light stain at bottom of front cover, light browning to edges of textblock. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
IN THE SHADOW OF TRINITY:  AN AMERICAN AIRMAN IN OCCUPIED JAPAN., Vaughn, Robert V.
187 Vaughn, Robert V. IN THE SHADOW OF TRINITY: AN AMERICAN AIRMAN IN OCCUPIED JAPAN.
Manhattan, Kansas Sunflower University Press 1991 0897451406 / 9780897451406 Soft Cover Very Good - 
179 pp, 8vo (8 7/8" H). Many b&w photographs. "(Robert Vaughn) served in the Enlisted Reserve Corps (in 1942), and later in the Army Air Corps Cadet Program. After completing Cadet flight training, he graduated as a Flight Officer Multi-Engine Pilot from Moody Field, Georgia, on 8 September 1944. He was assigned to B-24s and was sent to the Pacific on 16 July 1945 where he served with the 43rd Bomb Group of the 5th Air Force in the Philippines and on le Shima. At the end of the hostilities, he was transferred to occupation duty in C-46 Curtiss Combat Cargo Group, and later transferred to the 317th Troop Carrier Group. He served occupation duty in Yokota and Tachikawa, Japan." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, some creases on lower half of rear cover, small sticker pull at top of front cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
IN THE SHADOW OF TRINITY:  AN AMERICAN AIRMAN IN OCCUPIED JAPAN., Vaughn, Robert V.
188 Vaughn, Robert V. IN THE SHADOW OF TRINITY: AN AMERICAN AIRMAN IN OCCUPIED JAPAN.
Manhattan, Kansas Sunflower University Press 1991 0897451406 / 9780897451406 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
179 pp, 8vo (8 7/8" H). Many b&w photographs. "(Robert Vaughn) served in the Enlisted Reserve Corps (in 1942), and later in the Army Air Corps Cadet Program. After completing Cadet flight training, he graduated as a Flight Officer Multi-Engine Pilot from Moody Field, Georgia, on 8 September 1944. He was assigned to B-24s and was sent to the Pacific on 16 July 1945 where he served with the 43rd Bomb Group of the 5th Air Force in the Philippines and on le Shima. At the end of the hostilities, he was transferred to occupation duty in C-46 Curtiss Combat Cargo Group, and later transferred to the 317th Troop Carrier Group. He served occupation duty in Yokota and Tachikawa, Japan." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, tiny sticker pull on front cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
TAIL-END CHARLIE.  ONE MAN'S JOURNEY THROUGH A WAR., Wainwright, John.
189 Wainwright, John. TAIL-END CHARLIE. ONE MAN'S JOURNEY THROUGH A WAR.
Macmillan, London, 1978. 
187 pp, 8vo (8 1/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Ex-library. "The story of one man's journey through a war....including the funny bits, frightening bits and idiotic bits. That is how John Wainwright approaches the subject of how he came to fly - and to survive - no less than seventy-two night bombing raids in Lancasters in the second world war. It was theoretically seventy-three raids - but he explains the circumstances that made the number officially even greater than it really was. On all these missions he flew as Rear-Gunner. As an introduction to this daunting experience he tells of his short adult working life in 'civvy street' before the Air Force claimed him. But the book is about flying, the crew he flew with, s o m e i n d i v idual raids, perhaps above all his direct and down-to-earth recollections of 'what it was like'. John Wainwright does not deal in heroics, 'stiff upper lips', the tradition of much recent writing about the war. Factual detail is p ar t of hi s bu si ne ss - such as in his description of what gear the rear-gunners donned for each flight, unofficial as well as official: the unofficial armour to protect their manhood, for instance. He defends his generation: 'Occasionally (as in 19 39) war b eco mes th e lesser of two evils and, at that moment, it becomes not glorious but urgent....But let nobody suggest that we, who fought that war, enjoyed that war'....It is one man's journey through a war - a fascinating recollecti on in tran q uili ty by a man who lived through one of the most terrifying parts cast for those who acted in the Second World War." Ex-library copy with some of the usual stamps, pocket, etc., old tape residue on boards, several pages with very sma ll light s tains /ma rks, sever al pa ges with tiny dints in top margin, a few pages with dog-ear crease, book is cocked, has moderate edge wear, light browning and soiling to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, ligh t ru bbi ng, is pr ice cl ippe d, re mnants of ol d label on spine, light color offset from boards on inside surface. Good reading copy only. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
LEGENDS OF ETHSHAR - FIRST SIX VOLUMES.  1. THE MISENCHANTED SWORD.  2. WITH A SINGLE SPELL.  3. THE UNWILLING WARLORD.  4. THE BLOOD OF A DRAGON.  5. TAKING FLIGHT.  6. THE SPELL OF THE BLACK DAGGER., Watt-Evans, Lawrence.
190 Watt-Evans, Lawrence. LEGENDS OF ETHSHAR - FIRST SIX VOLUMES. 1. THE MISENCHANTED SWORD. 2. WITH A SINGLE SPELL. 3. THE UNWILLING WARLORD. 4. THE BLOOD OF A DRAGON. 5. TAKING FLIGHT. 6. THE SPELL OF THE BLACK DAGGER.
New York Del Rey / Ballantine First printings. Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good Darrell K. Sweet (1-4), Tim Hildebrandt (5), Neal McPheeters (6), cover art.. 
6 books (the first six volumes of the 'Legends of Ethshar series) - 6 7/8" H. 1. The Misenchanted Sword - 292 pp, 1985, ISBN 0345318226 - "(The old wizard had) promised the young scout a magic sword to get him safely back to his own lines - and a much enchanted sword Valder would get! The resulting sword gave perfect protection - sometimes! It could kill any man - or even half demon. In fact, once drawn, it had to kill before it could be put down or sheathed." 2. With a Single Spell - 263 pp, 1987, ISBN 0345326164 - "Tobas has been lucky to find a wizard to take him on as apprentice. But now the wizard had died of old age, after teaching Tobas only the elementary spell for starting a fire. And Tobas' efforts to open the Book of Spells used by the wizard had resulted in a fire that consumed the hut and all its contents. Across the sea, in faraway Old Ethshar, there were dragons to be slain, princesses and gold to be won, magic castles and witches who knew the secret of immortality. Tobas gathered his aspirations to his empty stomach and set out to find a rowboat." 3. The Unwilling Warlord - 309 pp, 1989, ISBN 0345354133 - "(Sterren had been kidnapped and dragged) to Semma, smallest of the Small Kingdoms. That didn't seem so bad, at first. They made him a noble, with the title of Hereditary Ninth Warlord of Semma. Then he learned what his duty was. He was supposed to win the war the stupid King had stirred up by his arrogance. Three larger and stronger Kingdoms were getting set to invade Semma. (If) he didn't win the war for them in his position as Ninth Warlord, it would be considered treason - penalty: instant execution." 4. The Blood of a Dragon - 231 pp, 1991, ISBN 0345364104 - "It was definite - Dumery had no magical talent at all. He could never fulfill his dream to become a wizard's apprentice. Hurt, angry, and mortally disappointed, he despaired of ever choosing a trade. But then (he) spied a so-called great wizard humbling himself before a man selling dragon's blood - the precious stuff that made difficult spells work. If Dumery couldn't be a wizard, maybe he could become a dragon-hunter and have all those scornful wizards crawling to him." 5. Taking Flight - 271 pp, 1993, ISBN 034537715X - "(W)hen a fortune-teller prediceted a glorious future (for Kelder), that he'd roam free and unfettered and be a champion of the lost and forlorn, he immediately set out on the fabled Great Highway to Shan in search of adventure. But once he was on the road, life was hardly as exciting as he'd hoped - until he met Irith. She was the most beautiful girl, and the only girl with wings, Kelder had ever seen. They teamed up to see the world, and then Kelder found adventures aplenty: There were bandits and demons, and there were curses lifted, wizards to seek spells from, orphans to champion, and legendary cities to visit. But Kelder began to wonder about his beautiful companion. Irith certainly had seen a lot of the world for one so young - and everyone along the highway seemed to know her." 6. The Spell of the Black Dagger - 312 pp, 1993, ISBN 0345377125 - "Tabaea was an ordinary thief, sneaking and prowling and stealing for a living. Then one night while burgling a hourse, she witnessed a wizard teaching his apprentice a spell - the creation of a magic dagger. Tabaea decided to try the magic for herself. But even though she culd feel the power rising around her as she went through the steps of the ritual, something had clearly gone wrong. The apprentice's dagger had glowed; it had resisted attempts to pick it up; and there had been a blinding flash at the end of the ceremony. But Tabaea's dagger didn't do any of those things. And it wouldn't free her from bonds, or heal her wounds - it didn't seem to be magical at all. It just turned black. Then, by chance, Tabaea discovered that her dagger indeed had its own kind of unusual magic - a dark, powerful magic that promised invincibility to its bearer." Interiors - light browning at page margins and inside edges of covers, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - very light to light edge wear, two volumes with a faint spine crease, light browning to edges of text block, volumes 1 2 & 3 have a very small faint number stamp on bottom of text block, volume 1 has a small sticker removal mark on front cover. 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
 
191 Weston, Robert and Taylor, Robert. Foreword by Air Vice Marshal 'Johnnie' Johnson. THE AIR COMBAT PAINTINGS OF ROBERT TAYLOR.
Vanwell, (St. Catharine's, Ontario, 1987). 
128 pp, oblong 4to (11 3/8" H x 14 1/2" D), hard cover in dust jacket. Pictorial endpapers, profusely illlustrated throughout in b&w and color. "This is the first time a book has been produced featuring a comprehensive selection of Taylor's work and it is thus a publication of great significance. Those already familiar with his work will be intrigued to discover for the first time the secrets of his techniques, and all combat aviation buffs will delight in the behind-the-scenes stories of life with the 'Aces'. In researching his paintings, Robert Taylor has worked with some of the greatest aviators in the world and the text draws upon his encyclopedic fund of facts and anecdotes concerning these famous figures and their service careers. In addition to this, a number of these great pilots have contributed their own first-hand accounts of the aircraft they flew in combat and other personal recollections...features in-depth visual and verbal studies of many of Taylor's most outstanding paintings, along with a wealth of colour details, pencil sketches and photographs. Much of this visual information has never been published before..." Small soft bump to bottom corner of textblock, very small pencil erasure mark on free front endpaper, tiny bump to bottom front corners, slight bump at top/bottom of spine - with 1" closed tear at top of rear hinge, minor rubbing to boards. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling, light rubbing, a few faint line indentations. VG -/VG 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
THE SMUGGLER'S SLOOP., White, Robb.
192 White, Robb. THE SMUGGLER'S SLOOP.
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1949 Reprint Hard Cover Good Fair Andrew Wyeth. 
249 pp, 8" H. Four full-page b&w illustrations by Andrew Wyeth. Jacket design by Joseph Hopkins. Twelve and fourteen-year-old brothers, Tobie and Tommy "didn't need much room" for getting into scrapes. On the island of Dominica, in the British West Indies, "They ran their governess through a maddening series of escapades, they fell in with an octopus, a conger eel and big King, a native smuggler, and finally found themselves adrift in King's boat - all in one day. The tale of the perilous days that followed, far at sea in the smuggler's sloop, has the flavor of real old-fashioned romance. Anybody who loves sailing will enjoy the detailed account of how they managed at last to reach shore. Their wild flight through the jungle, when they finally escaped from savage Caribs with the help of King and a monkey, is vividly described by a man who knows the colorful Caribbean setting intimately." Browning to pages, light browning to endpapers, browning to edges of text block, slight lean to spine, moderate wear (colour loss) on bottom edge of boards and at top edge of spine. Dust jacket has large price-clip at top of front flap, piece missing at top of front panel/hinge, light edge and spine browning, browning on inside surface, light to moderate edge wear, two edge tears with creases, slight fading to spine colour, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
A PRIMER OF FLYING: AN INTRODUCTORY COURSE IN THE ART OF FLYING., Williamson, G.W., O.B.E., M.C., Wing-Commander, R.A.F. (Retired).
193 Williamson, G.W., O.B.E., M.C., Wing-Commander, R.A.F. (Retired). A PRIMER OF FLYING: AN INTRODUCTORY COURSE IN THE ART OF FLYING.
London Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons 1941 Hard Cover Good Good- 
71 pp, 7 1/2" H. "Reprinted 1941" on copyright page. Blue cloth with black lettering on spine, black lettering and illustration of plane on front board. 18 b&w drawings/diagrams (collated). "(A) thoroughly practical and helpful little handbook which will be of real assistance to the flying pupil who has just entered the elementary stages of instruction. The author has not, therefore, made any reference to 'stunt' flying, with the two exceptions of the stall and the spin, into which the beginner might fall by accident. The aircraft referred to are the elementary training types, particularly the light and ultra-light aircraft now being produced. Written in simple language and illustrated with clear diagrams, the book is intended not only as an introduction to actual flight, but also as a preparation for the more advanced books on the subject." Very light browning to edges of text block, one very small corner bump, Very small stain and dent on front board, light color fading to top/bottom edges of boards, small area of color fading at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has several small and tiny chips and tears; light rubbing/soiling; light edge wear/wrinkling; light browning at top edge of flaps, on spine and on flap-folds; protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
AIR NAVIGATION.  (AIR NAVIGATION PARTS 1-2)., Wintersteen, H.G.
194 Wintersteen, H.G. AIR NAVIGATION. (AIR NAVIGATION PARTS 1-2).
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1943 Hard Cover Very Good 
58 pp + 48 pp (two sections, individually paged), 7 5/8" H. Black simulated leather boards with gold lettering on spine, blindstamped lettering, borders on front board. Marbled endpapers, b&w maps (some fold-out, printed on light blue paper), drawings/diagrams, formulae, tables. Chapter headings - Air Navigation, Part 1: Principles of Air Navigation; Navigation Systems; Terms Used; Latitude and Longitude; Maps and Charts; Civil Airway; Magnetism in Navigation; Magnetic Phenomena; Compasses; Construction of Aircraft Compass; Compass Errors; Compass Compensation. Air Navigation, Part 2: Navigation by Piloting; Example of Piloting; General Rules for Piloting; Navigation by Dead Reckoning; Course Finding; Dead-Reckoning Preparation; Piloting; Dead-Reckoning Practice; Problems with Dead Reckoning; Interception Problem; Use of Computer; Flight Plan. Light browning to pages - mainly in margins, previous owner's name in ink on free front endpaper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
PRACTICAL FLYING.  (PRACTICAL FLYING PARTS 1-2 / PARACHUTES., Wintersteen, H.G.
195 Wintersteen, H.G. PRACTICAL FLYING. (PRACTICAL FLYING PARTS 1-2 / PARACHUTES.
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1943 Hard Cover Very Good 
77 pp + 46 pp +63 pp (three sections, individually paged), 7 5/8" H. Black simulated leather boards with gold lettering on spine, blindstamped lettering, borders on front board. Marbled endpapers, b&w drawing, diagrams. Chapter headings - Practical Flying, Part 1: Regulations; Pilot's Certificate; Air Traffic Rules; Flight; Flight Instruction; Elementary Maneuvers; Combined Maneuvers; Precision Maneuvers. Practical Flying, Part 2: Flight; Advanced Maneuvers; Loop With Quarter Roll Recovery; Split S or Half Roll; Vertical Reverse or Cartwheel; Cuban Eight; Immelman Turn; Seaplanes; Load Factors; Maneuvering Speed; Wing Loads in Turbulent Air; Safe Flying Speed in Turbulent Air. Parachutes: Types and Operations; Types of Parachutes; Parachute Requirements; Parachute Operation; Descriptions of Parachutes; Irvin Air Chute; General Description; Care and Inspection; Parachute Repairs; Packing Parachutes; Switlik Parachute; Pioneer Parachutes. Previous owner's name in ink on free front endpaper, light toning to pages, one slight very small corne bump. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
196 Ziegler, Mary. WE SERVE THAT MEN MAY FLY: THE STORY OF THE WOMEN'S DIVISION, ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE.
Hamilton, Ontario R.C.A.F. (W.D.) Association 1974 Second Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket - (as issued) 
173 pp + pictorial section and index, 8vo (8 5/8" H). Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine, gold lettering and insignia on front board. B&w photographs, reproductions. Contents: Before the C.W.A.A.F.; The First 150; Basic Training and Manning Depots; Postings and the Original Trades; Trade Training and Courses; Life on the Stations; Off Duty: Entertainment, Sports and Leaves; Officers, Mostly at Work; Morale of W.D.'s, Their Friends and Some Enemies; Overseas and How to Get There; Victory; A Post-war World. Very minor wrinkling at top of spine. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
WE SERVE THAT MEN MAY FLY:  THE STORY OF THE WOMEN'S DIVISION, ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE., Ziegler, Mary.
197 Ziegler, Mary. WE SERVE THAT MEN MAY FLY: THE STORY OF THE WOMEN'S DIVISION, ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE.
Hamilton, Ontario R.C.A.F. (W.D.) Association 1973 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket - (as issued) 
173 pp + pictorial section and index, 8vo (8 9/16" H). Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine, gold lettering and insignia on front board. B&w photographs, reproductions. Contents: Before the C.W.A.A.F.; The First 150; Basic Training and Manning Depots; Postings and the Original Trades; Trade Training and Courses; Life on the Stations; Off Duty: Entertainment, Sports and Leaves; Officers, Mostly at Work; Morale of W.D.'s, Their Friends and Some Enemies; Overseas and How to Get There; Victory; A Post-war World. Gift inscription on free front endpaper, small soiling mark on fore-edge of textblock - minor soiling elsewhere, minor edge wear, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, a few small very light finger and liquid marks on boards, very light rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
WE SERVE THAT MEN MAY FLY:  THE STORY OF THE WOMEN'S DIVISION, ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE., Ziegler, Mary.
198 Ziegler, Mary. WE SERVE THAT MEN MAY FLY: THE STORY OF THE WOMEN'S DIVISION, ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE.
Hamilton, Ontario R.C.A.F. (W.D.) Association 1974 Second Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket - (as issued) 
173 pp + pictorial section and index, 8vo (8 5/8" H). Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine, gold lettering and insignia on front board. B&w photographs, reproductions. Contents: Before the C.W.A.A.F.; The First 150; Basic Training and Manning Depots; Postings and the Original Trades; Trade Training and Courses; Life on the Stations; Off Duty: Entertainment, Sports and Leaves; Officers, Mostly at Work; Morale of W.D.'s, Their Friends and Some Enemies; Overseas and How to Get There; Victory; A Post-war World. Very minor wrinkling at top of spine. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
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