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HANDLING IN-FLIGHT EMERGENCIES., Eichenberger, Jerry A.
21 Eichenberger, Jerry A. HANDLING IN-FLIGHT EMERGENCIES.
New York TAB / McGraw-Hill 1995 0070150931 / 9780070150935 Soft Cover Fine 
201 pp, 9 3/16" H. B&w illustrations. "Most in-flight emergencies can be safely resolved if the pilot has the proper training and mental attitude. This information-packed manual for private and recreational pilots, flight instructors, and students describes a variety of procedures you can use to pre-empt or successfully cope with almost any emergency situation. Emphasizing the importance of preflight preparation and awareness of changing flight conditions, (the author), a commercial pilot and flight instructor, explains how your reactions in the cockpit can affect the outcome of potential problems, such as: Thunderstorms; Icing; Engine, communications, and electrical system failure; Straying off course or becoming lost; Flying in IFR conditions. By following the advice in this practical guide, you'll establish a regular training routine that will not only improve your ability to handle emergencies but also reduce your chances of finding yourself in emergency situations." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
PRINCIPLES OF THE STROMBERG INJECTION CARBURETTOR:  SPECIALLY ADAPTED TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FLIGHT ENGINEERS., Fisher, Charles H.
22 Fisher, Charles H. PRINCIPLES OF THE STROMBERG INJECTION CARBURETTOR: SPECIALLY ADAPTED TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FLIGHT ENGINEERS.
London British Aviation Publications / George Newnes 1944 First Edition Stapled in Wraps Very Good+ 
48 pp, 8 7/8" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings/diagrams. Section headings: Preface; The Elements of Carburation and Fuel Injection; The Stromberg System of Petrol Injection; The Injection Carburettor Constructional Details; General Notes of Running and Maintenance. Interior - tiny bump at top/bottom corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very minor wear at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE ARGOSY A. W. 650 SERIES TURBOPROP FREIGHTERCOACH.  (HAWKER SIDDELEY AVIATION LTD. PRESENTS), Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd.
23 Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd. THE ARGOSY A. W. 650 SERIES TURBOPROP FREIGHTERCOACH. (HAWKER SIDDELEY AVIATION LTD. PRESENTS)
Coventry Sir W.G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Ltd. 1960 Revised Edition Card covers in cerlox binding. Fair 
22 pp, oblong (10" H x 13 3/4" D). B&w and coloured photographs, drawings, diagrams, graphs. Index: (Introduction); Facts for General Management; Turnround capabilities, cargo loading; Payload and costs; Facts for Traffic and Sales; Air Ferry; Facts for Flight Operations; Engineering and Maintenance; Systems; Flight Performance; Performance Summary and Weights Breakdown; Basic Data. "The Argosy Turbo-prop Freightercoach is designed to meet the needs for a modern, adaptable transport specially tailored for the growing volume of freight and aircoach traffic in all parts of the world. No other aeroplane, existing or projected, can claim to be so versatile as this multi-purpose transport - the world's first modern pressurised freight and tourist coach aircraft." Interior - soft and hard wrinkles/creases on pages - book has been folded down the middle. Exterior - heavy fold crease and wrinkles on covers, light edge wear, small parts of cirlox binding are damaged. 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
A LIBERATION ALBUM:  CANADIANS IN THE NETHERLANDS 1944-45.  (BASED ON THE FILM "LIBERATION!" PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY JOHN MULLER., Horn, Michiel.  Edited by David Kaufman.
24 Horn, Michiel. Edited by David Kaufman. A LIBERATION ALBUM: CANADIANS IN THE NETHERLANDS 1944-45. (BASED ON THE FILM "LIBERATION!" PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY JOHN MULLER.
McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, 1980. 
176 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0070924295 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions. "The liberation of the Netherlands in 1944-45 ended five long years of hardship, oppression, and the indignity of armed occupation. The German occupation culminated in the 'Hunger Winter' of 1944-45 when, deprived of food and fuel, thousands in the heavily populated western Netherlands starved to death. Most of the Jewish community had died in Nazi concent r a t i o n c amps and thousands of men had been deported to Germany as forced labour. No wonder the liberation of the Netherlands by Canadian, British, American and Polish troops released a wave of unforgettable joy....Canadian soldiers recall th e ad va nc e ac r os s Belgium and the Netherlands as one of the most arduous and bitterely contested campaigns of the war. Often their tanks and heavy vehicles bogged down in the soggy terrain and the infantry had to advance on foot across the flo od ed pol der s and a lon g muddy dikes against well-defended German positions. To the soldiers, too, the liberation was a release from the terrors of war, and they joined gladly in the celebrations with the Dutch people. To most Canadians in 193 9 t he Neth erla nd s wa s a tin y far-away country about which they knew little. The momentous events of 1944-45 established a solid bond of affection between the two counties, strengthened after the war by the thousands of war brides and emigran ts w ho heade d for Ca nada. Th is al bum of words and pictures is published in a spirit of rememberance and celebration. Not only does it recapture the emotions of the Dutch at regaining their freedom, but it also commemorates a singular and no ble C ana dian a chieve ment ." Ve ry li ght wr inkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear, slight cigarette odor. Dust jacket has wrinkling along top edge, light browning on spine and flap-folds, one very small closed tear. Very Good/Very G ood- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
25 Infield, Glenn B. THE POLTAVA AFFAIR. A RUSSIAN WARNING: AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY.
Macmillan, New York, (1973), Ist edition. 
265 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos. "On the night of June 21, 1944, the Luftwaffe attacked the American air base at Poltava. Unchallenged by the Red Air Force (who were to have provided all air defense), the Germans bombed the field for more than an hour, damaging or destroying more than sixty B-17s, along with virtually the entire supply of fuel, ammunition, and material at Poltava. Why did this tragedy occur? Infield has unearthed evidence that it probably happened on orders from the Kremlin. Stalin, he maintains, was looking not toward the immediate goal of defeating the Axis powers, but toward his own long-range plans for world domination: the Soviet dictator saw 'Operation Franti c' a s a wa y of ma ki ng U.S. forces look impotent, while still making possible the continued flow of American military equipment and know-how. As a result, the hard work of many courageous and resourceful men - captured in Infield's astute character sketches and vivid combat narratives - was largely wasted...(Infield also writes that) the Poltava affair was a clear warning of the rigid polarization that would mark the post-war world." Previous owner's name inked out on free front endpaper. Dust jacket is price clipped, light to moderate edge wear, a few small closed tears - some with creases, 1 1/2" x 1/4" chip at top of rear panel, very slight fading to spine, light rubbing, crease down front flap, stain at bottom inside edge of spine. VG/ G 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
26 Kaiser, Robert G. COLD WINTER, COLD WAR.
Stein and Day, New York, 1974, first edition. 
226 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0812816250 "....sheds new light on the origins of the Cold War. (Kaiser) brings into the debate factors that others have ignored, most notably the influence on foreign policy of domes tic political and economic conditions in 1946 and 1947 in the United States and Great Britain. 'The Truman Doctrine - the beginning of the Cold War - was closely tied to the events of its time, events largely forgotten now, but crucially i m p o r t a n t then', writes Kaiser. 'Who recalls the fuel crisis of February, 1947, when Britain appeared for a moment on the verge of utter collapse? Yet without the crisis, there would have been no Truman Doctrine and no Marshall Plan in 1947 . W ho r ec al ls t h e strength of the anti-British feeling in the American Congress after the War? Yet it was that emotion, and President Truman's fear of its influence, that was largely responsible for the strident tone of the Truman Doctrine s pee ch. ' (Th is boo k) is more than a reassessment. It is based in part on the author's personal interviews with world leaders who played important parts in the events discussed - Dean Acheson, Clark Clifford, Averell Harriman, Clement Atlee, and Ric hard H .S. Cro ssma n, amo ng others." Small ridge and corresponding dint on front endpapers, small sticker ghost mark on free front endpaper, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor browning to edges of boards. Dust jacket ha s mo derat e edg e w ear/ crea sing at top/ bottom of spine and flap-folds - heavier at top of spine with one tear, light rubbing, a few very small edge tears. Very Good/Good 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
27 Langsford, A.E. HMS MARATHON.
Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1989, reprint. 
240 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0712620036 "1942: The Mediterranean Operation Stonehenge gets under way - a convoy laden with desperately needed fuel, food and ammunition for the besieged island of Malta sets sail. C aptain Robert Thurston commands the cruiser HMS Marathon, one of the escort vessels, on this Malta run. Thurston is a career officer with a record of conspicuous gallantry under fire, from Jutland to the North Atlantic convoys. But he is al s o a m a n under stress - in the last three years he has seen one ship go to the bottom, leaving pitifully few survivors; he has seen his closest friends and shipmates killed and maimed; he has carried the impossibly heavy burden of responsibilit y fo r h i s me n's welfare in the bloody destruction of war at sea. And soon another cause for concern is added to his worries - Marathon is crippled by enemy action and forced to limp towards Alexandria, a constant target for attack by sea and a ir , v ul ner ab le to the weather and to the enemy alike. Men and machines are stretched to their limit - but the most deadly threat to Thurston's own life and career is yet to be faced. (This) marks the debut of a superb storyteller in A.E. La ngs ford , a nov eli st to i nvite comparison with Patrick O'Brian and Nicholas Monsarrat." Very light browning to top of edge block. Dust jacket has some minor edge wrinkling, slight browning at top edge and on spine. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
B.M.C. 1100s: MAINTENANCE, TUNING AND MODIFICATION., Marshall, David and Fraser, Ian.
28 Marshall, David and Fraser, Ian. B.M.C. 1100s: MAINTENANCE, TUNING AND MODIFICATION.
London G.T. Foulis 1967 Hard Cover Very Good Good 
176 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). B&w photographs, drawings, diagrams. "A special handbook for owners and mechanics. Written with the private owner in mind, it is more intimate than a standard workshop manual and much easier to follow. Much of (the authors') helpful advice and many of the diagrams, specially drawn, are exclusive to this book; a glance at the list of contents indicates the detail in which the following are covered: general maintenance and rectification of common faults, overhauls to combat normal wear and tear, and modification of the power unit for improved road performance and for competition." Appendices: 1100 Production Models; General Data; Torque Wrench Settings; General Dimensions; Routine Maintenance: Wiring Diagrams. Scattered tiny foxing marks on top of text block, slight tiny bump at top corner of boards. Dust jacket has moderate edge wear, light edge wrinkling, a few tiny tears - some with creases, a few tiny chips, light rubbing, soiling on rear panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
BRAVO TWO ZERO., McNab, Andy.
29 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
 
 
30 Molloy, E., General Editor. AERO-ENGINE PRACTICE: DEALING WITH INSTALLATION, LOCATION OF FAULTS, TOP OVERHAUL RATING AND PERFORMANCE TESTING.
London George Newnes 1943 Second Edition Hard Cover Good+ Poor 
132 pp, 9 1/8" H. Aeroplane Maintenance and Operation Series, Volume 21. B&w photographs, drawings, diagrams. Chapter headings: Aircraft Engineers' Licences; Survey of Aero-engine Types; Engine Installations and Services; Tracing Aero-engine Trouble; Top Overhauls; The Rating and Performance Testing of Aero-engines; Aero-engine Testing; Aero-engine Starting and Starters; Starting Troubles and Remedies; Engine Instruments and Their Indications; Index. Book is cocked, has general slight fading to spine color with more fading at top/bottom, tiny bump to bottom corners of boards, very light edge wear. Dust jacket has several large chips, multiple tears archivally taped, creases, light browning - more on spine, water mark on spine and a few small holes. Now protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
POINT OF NO RETURN: THE STORY OF THE TWENTIETH AIR FORCE., Morrison, Wilbur H.
31 Morrison, Wilbur H. POINT OF NO RETURN: THE STORY OF THE TWENTIETH AIR FORCE.
Times Books, New York, 1979, second printing. 
278 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0812907388 B&w illustrations. "The epic story of how the Twentieth Air Force was built into the most advanced strategic weapon of World War II and the prototype for today's Strategic A ir Command is filled with action, heroic adventures, and technological triumphs. (This book) describes the expert teamwork which offset the tremendous obstacles facing General Henry ('Hap') Arnold, Chief of Army Air Corps, from the outset. T h e B - 2 9 had to be designed, built, tested, and proved in an impossibly short time. But perhaps the greatest enemy of all was geography: The men in General Curtis LeMay's command flew B-29s carrying their own fuel over the Himalayas from Indi a, w he r e th ey were based for operations over China, Southeast Asia, and ultimately, Japan. Replete with firsthand reports and anecdotes, here are accounts of air battles against suicidal Japanese pilots, and of political infighting. The cast of ch ara ct er s i ncl udes supporters such as FDR and General George Marshall, and such prominent wartime figures as Chennault, Stilwell, and Chiang Kai-shek. The author details LeMay's little-known, successful tactic that wiped out virtually e very maj or J apa nes e ci ty l ong before the A-bombs were dropped. (He) argues convincingly that LeMay's strategy made not only the American atom bombing of Japan unnecessary, but also the development and future use of nuclear weapons." Small s hallo w bum p at bott om e dge o f fro nt board. Dust jacket has two very small edge tears with creases - archivally taped, light rubbing, large corner crease on front flap, wrinkling and soft crease on spine. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
PILOT'S FLIGHT OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS FOR DE HAVILLAND MOSQUITO., N/A
32 N/A PILOT'S FLIGHT OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS FOR DE HAVILLAND MOSQUITO.
Aviation Publications, Appleton, Wisconsin, n.d. - facsimile reprint of the Air Ministry publication of January, 1950, 2nd edition. 
48 pp, 7 7/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps. ISBN 0879940271 B&w photographs, graphs, drawing. Facsimile reprint. Contents: Part I - Descriptive (Introduction; Fuel and Oil Systems; Main Services; Aircraft Controls; Engine Controls; Operationa l Controls; Cockpit Equipment) - Part II - Handling - Part III - Limitations - Part IV - Emergencies - Part V - Illustrations. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor browning. Very Good+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
33 Nichols, Stuart H. THE NATURAL GAS STORY FROM THE GROUND DOWN: THE HISTORY OF NATIONAL FUEL GAS COMPANY.
The Newcomen Society of North America, New York, 1963, Ist printing. 
24 pp, 8vo, stapled in wraps. B&w illustrations. A brief company history of National Fuel Gas Company from its beginnings in Fredonia, New York in the early 1800s presented to The Newcomen Society of North America in 1963. Interior - small crease at top corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small ink letter at bottom of front cover, light edge wear, minor soiling, crease to top corner of front cover. G+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE CHEVROLET SIX CAR AND TRUCK.  CONSTRUCTION - OPERATION - REPAIR.  A PRACTICAL TREATISE WRITTEN IN SIMPLE LANGUAGE, EXPLAINING THE FUNCTIONS AND CONSTRUCTION OF ALL PARTS OF CHEVROLET SIX CARS AND TRUCKS, WITH COMPLETE INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPERATION,, Page, Victor W.
34 Page, Victor W. THE CHEVROLET SIX CAR AND TRUCK. CONSTRUCTION - OPERATION - REPAIR. A PRACTICAL TREATISE WRITTEN IN SIMPLE LANGUAGE, EXPLAINING THE FUNCTIONS AND CONSTRUCTION OF ALL PARTS OF CHEVROLET SIX CARS AND TRUCKS, WITH COMPLETE INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPERATION,
Norman W. Henley, New York, 1948, new, revised and greatly enlarged edition. (also stamped at bottom of t.p. General Publishing Co. Limited, Toronto, Canada.) 
896 pp (collated), small 8vo (7 5/8" H), hard cover (medium blue cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. Profusely illustrated throughout with b&w technical drawings, photographs. Title page continues: "Maintenance an d Lubrication. Includes Up-to-date, Thorough and Easily Understood Instructions on Chevrolet Servicing and Repair, Prepared by Factory Service Experts and Suggestions for Tuning, Inspection and Trouble Shooting...This Book Includes the Compl e t e R a n ge of Models from 1931 to 1940 Inclusive. Illustrated by Over Three Hundred Specially made Diagrams and Authoritative Photographs. A New, Revised and Greatly Enlarged Edition." Previous owner's name in ink and two "whited out" number s on f r ee f ro nt endpaper, moderate browning to pages, heavy browning to edges of text block, two small corner bumps, light wear at edges and corners, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, fraying of cloth at bottom of spine, very light rubbi ng on bo ar ds, sp ine is slightly concave and has slight fading to color. Good 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
35 Pratt, Jeremy M. CESSNA 172: A PILOT'S GUIDE.
Aviation Supplies & Academics, Newcastle, Washington, 1995. 
7 individually paged sections plus index, 8 3/8" H, soft cover. B&w photographs, graphs, drawings/diagrams. ISBN 1560272112 "Each 'Pilot's Guide' is a comprehensive book on the fundamentals of flying the airplane. Subjects covered in detail inclu de an overall description of the aircraft, limitations, handling characteristics, and loading/performance data. All of the information is gleaned from flying experiences by experts in the industry, and is presented in an easy-to-read format. Pi l o t s will find each guide in the series an invaluable companion to the aircraft's Flight Manual, and an excellent sourcebook for the aircraft's principle characterstics." Section headings: General Description; Limitations; Handling the Cessna 17 2; M ix ture and Carburetor Icing Supplement; Expanded C 172 Pre-Flight Check List; Cessna 172 Loading and Peformance; Conversions; Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear. Very Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
36 Price, Alfred. PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE LUFTWAFFE.
Osceola, WI Motorbooks International 1991 0879386401 / 9780879386405 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
168 pp, 10 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "Here was a force that in six short years rose almost from nothing to become the terror of Europe. It was the Luftwaffe that made possible the lightning victories of the German Army during the first three years of the war. Then, gradually but inexorably, the air forces of Germany's enemies became stronger than her own, and the Luftwaffe was forced on to the defensive on each front in turn. Finally, the vast majority of its aircraft grounded for want of fuel, many of its best crews dead or in prison camps, the greater part of it could do no more than sit on the ground and wait for the end to come. But as long as the war lasted the Luftwaffe could never be ignored in the Allied calculations, for to the very end it proved capable of springing uncom- fortable surprises. Here is a step by step history of Hitler's Air Force presented in picture. To re- search the photographs and text, the author visited many of the German senior officers who survived. The result is a unique and objectively precise account of the birth, life and death of the Luftwaffe." Minor wrinkle at top of spine. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very small sticker residue on front flap, tiny dent on spine, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
37 Stansell, Pat. MILITARY MINIATURES IN REVIEW. NO,22
Del Ray Beach, Florida Ampersand 2000 Stapled in Wraps Very Good+ 
80 pp, 11" H, magazine format. Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. Contents: The Mail Sack; The Year in Preview: Short Takes; The Idea Bank; MasterCon '99'; Have Gun Will Travel: The Resicast Vickers MG Carrier; Ben Gurion Centurion? Or Shotka? That is the question; Gettin' Fuelish: The Tarmac Zis-5 V Fuel Truck; Marder Madness: Alan takes a stab at a German SPG; Nasty Mauserwagen: Converting the DML roadster into an SPW with a punch; Get Outta Dodge: It's another little beauty from our buddies at Skybow (U.S. 3/4 ton WC57 Command & Reconnaissance); Topless Tank: The new M12 GMC from Academy, violates more than a few decency laws; Bridging the Gap: ICM's Massive T-28 Bridgelayer; Dragon's 250, Take Five: How far can you go on a brand new kit? (Dragon Sdkfz. 250/11); Mini-Men: A Peek at What's New on the Figure Front; The Mighty Maresal: A Huge Hunk of Romanian Resin from Azimut; The Model Citizen. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear - mainly on spine, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
38 Surgeoner, D. Hay. FIRST PRINCIPLES OF FLIGHT / AIRCRAFT CONSTRUCTION / NAVIGATION AND METEOROLOGY / AERO-ENGINES / RADIO FOR AEROPLANES. 5 VOLUMES FROM THE "AIR TRAINING SERIES".
London Longmans, Green Hard Cover Good+ E. Jeffrey, cover art. 
1.'First Principles of Flight' - 108 pp, 7 1/2" H, new impression September 1941 - b&w illustrations, including sectional diagram of Spitfire on front endpapers. Contents: Introduction; The Atmosphere; Fluid Motion; Aerodynamics; Practical Considerations; Stability; Control; Airscrews; Index. 2. 'Aircraft Construction' - 116 pp, 7 1/2" H, first edition 1942 - many b&w illustrations including double page sectional diagrams of Hurricane (front endpapers), Wellington (rear endpapers) and Spitfire (in main text). Contents: General Considerations; The Aeroplane Structure; The Flying Control System; Materials of Construction; Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems; Index. 3. 'Navigation and Meteorology' - 108 pp, 7 1/2" H, no date - b&w illustrations. Contents: Preparation; Maps and Charts; Problems of Navigation; Position Fixing; D.R. Navigation; Navigation in Practice; Some Navigational Problems; Instruments; Magnetism and Compasses; Meteorology; Index; Appendix: International Maps Signs. 4. 'Aero Engines' - 110 pp, 7 1/2" H, first edition 1942 - b&w illustrations. Contents: Introductory; The Internal Combustion Engine; Carburation; Supercharging; Ignition; Fuels and Fuel Systems; Lubrication; Engine Construction; Index. 5. 'Radio for Aeroplanes' - 122 pp, 7 1/2" H, no date - b&w illustrations. Contents: Electricity; Magnetism; Alternating Currents; The Alternating Current Circuit; Electromagnetic Waves; The Thermionic Valve; Principles of Transmission; Principles of Reception; Principles of Direction-Finding; Beam Approach; Aircraft Radio Equipment; Index. Each volume has a different colour scheme for the covers, but incorporate the same motif of the side profile of an eagle with wings spread and silhouettes of four airplanes in the background. A sixth book is mentioned on the back of four of these volumes ('How to Fly'), but is not included here. Books are lightly cocked, light browning to edges of text blocks, light edge wear, a few tiny foxing marks on edges of text block of 'Radio for Aeroplanes', tiny bump and tear at bottom of spine of 'Aircraft Construction' 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
FLY THE ENGINE., Thomas, Kas.
39 Thomas, Kas. FLY THE ENGINE.
TBO Advisor Books, Old Greenwich, CT, 1993. 
223 pp, 8 1/2" H, soft cover. B&w illustrations. "With the increasing sophistication of piston-powered light aircraft has come an increasing need for authoritative guidance on how to operate aircraft engines for optimal performance and reliability . (This book) rises to the occasion with no-nonsense, hands-on advice from one of the country's foremost authorities on aircraft engines. Brimming with anecdotes and real-world examples culled from 25 years of flying, (it) sheds needed ligh t o n s u ch subjects as how to interpret a rough runup, how to lean a fuel-injected engine for climb and descent (as well as cruise), how to troubleshoot inflight engine problems, what to do in the event of valve sticking, and much more." Interi or - cl e an and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, book slightly cocked, light crease down front hinge, light indentation line down front cover near hinge. Very Good 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
COMBUSTION ENGINE, FUELS, AND HEAT.  HEAT / COMBUSTION FUELS / PRINCIPLES OF THE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE.  349D., Vanderdoes, J. And Wintersteen, H.G.
40 Vanderdoes, J. And Wintersteen, H.G. COMBUSTION ENGINE, FUELS, AND HEAT. HEAT / COMBUSTION FUELS / PRINCIPLES OF THE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE. 349D.
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1946 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
78 pp + 65 pp + 66 pp (three sections, individually paged), 7 3/4" H. Black simulated leather boards with gold lettering on spine, blindstamped lettering, borders on front board, all edges blue. Marbled endpapers, b&w drawings/diagrams, formulae, tables, graphs. Contents: Heat - Theory of Heat; Measurement of Heat; Nature and Sources of Heat; Measurement of Temperature; Heat Transmission; Effects of Heat; Thermodynamics; Heat and Work; Expansion and Compression of Gases; Vaporization of Liquids. Combustion and Fuels - Combustion; Elements and Their Combinations; Chemistry of Combustion; Explanation of Combustion; Air Required for Combustion; Heat of Combustion; Fuels; Petroleum and Its Products; Origin and Occurrence; Production of Petroleum; Transporation and Distribution; Distillation and Refining; Properties of Fuel Oil; Alcohol; Gaseous Fuels; Liquefied Petroleum Gases. Principles of the Internal Combustion Engine - Otto- and Diesel-Cycle Engines; Fuels; Single- and Double-Acting Engines; Indicator Diagrams; Cycles of Operation; Comparison of Two- and Four-Cycle Gas Engines; Operation of Diesel Cycle; Valve Operation; Power Development; Effect of Connecting-Rod Angularity; Power and Efficiency; Gas Turbines. Previous owner's name in ink at top of free front endpaper, light toning to pages, minor wear at corners and top/bottom of spine, very slight bump at bottom of rear board. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
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