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Air Force Museum Calendars (Full Run 1978-1991)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, United States Air Force Museum:

Edition: Colectors Edition

Seller ID: 18630K

Condition: Very Good


Fourteen full-color, clean calendars all unused and purchased from a collector. Measure 8-1/2" tall and 11" wide. Hole punched as per design for hanging. No writing. Each calendar offers a full page color image of an historic plane and, beginning with the 1979 issue, a different historic aviation fact per day. All calendars are clean and nice. View more info

Aero Detail 1 Messerschmitt Bf109E

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Japan, Model Graphix: 1993

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 19068K

ISBN: 449920593x

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book measuring 10"x10-1/4. Text in both Japanese and English. Illustrated lavishly with color photos, black and white vintage photos and technical drawings throughout. Part of a series which hones in on the technical details of historic planes. not too commonly seen. View more info

Navy Wings of Gold

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D.C,, U.S. Government Printing Office: 1959

Seller ID: 19491K

Condition: Very Good


Very handsome book clearly designed to educate the new recruit to Navy life and possibilities. Written from the point of view of a young man in similar circumstances and follows him through all phases of training, including advanced jet training. to receiving his "Wings of Gold" pin. Cover art by Jack Murrary is beautiful and wraps around to back cover. Inside is more color art augmented by real photos in both color and black and white. Measures 8" tall by 1... View more info

Installation and Maintenance Instructions Curtiss Single Piece Propellers

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Caldwell, New Jersey, Curtiss-Wright Corporation, Curtiss Propeller Division: 1941

Seller ID: 20048

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean, tightly bound manual. Yrllow pebbled surface cover with black spine. Measures 8-1/2"x11". Only faults is small, minor flat creases to corners.Addresses design numbers 55501, 55503, 55511, 55516, and 55518. Illustrated with one black and white photo (full page) and one chart, plus numerous technical drawings. 21 pages. View more info

Cleveland National Air Show Burke Lakefront Airport September 1,2,3, 1979 Souvenir Program

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland Air Show: 1979

Seller ID: 20298K

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean program showing faint toning to upper right hand corner of cover only. Tightly bound with no creasing and no names or writing. A special issue commemorating Clevleland's 50 year history in aviation. In 1929 the city hosted the world's most important aviation event, the 10-day National Air Races and Aeronautical Exposition. Great articles, photos, and ads honor the past and celebrate the present. 104 pages. View more info

Cessna 1962 172c Sky Hawk Owner's Manual

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cessna: 1962

Seller ID: 20310

Condition: Very Good


Hard-to-find owner's manual in very good condition. Tightly bound and clean Illustrated with technical drawings, charts, and graphs. Measures 5-1/4"x8". Other Cessna manuals available. View more info

Cessna 1969 Model 150 Owner's Manual

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Witchita, Kansas, Cessna Aircraft:

Seller ID: 20747K

Condition: Very Good


Crisp, clean manual with no names or writing. Tightly bound and pristine pages. Measures 5-1'2"x7-1/4". Illustrated with charts, graphs and technical drawings. Other Cessna manuals available. View more info

Weilage Rototcraft Boone Jr. Parts Catalogue

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Yucaipa, California, Weilage Rotor Ctaft:

Seller ID: 20846K

Condition: Very Good


Scarce parts catalog for thr Weilage Boone Jr. Model helicopter, a two seater, side-by-side, light craft used by missionaries during the 1960's. It was powered by a Lycoming 0-235-C 4-cylinder horizonatally opposed air-cooled engine and had a top speed of 185 km per hour.booklet is clean and tightly bound with a blue spiral comb binding designed to lie flat. Photo at front of craft with pilot preparing to board. Other photographs inside both front and back covers, as wel... View more info

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U.S. Model Aircraft Corporation Catalog Flying Model Airplanes Supplies & Accessories 1928

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Model Aircraft Corporation: 1928

Seller ID: 23092

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean, attractive catalog which measures 5-1/2"x8-1/4"/ Includes unused order blank laid-in. Shows lots of kits for constructing actual known planes, including the Spirit of St. Louis with pictures of each. Also offers tools and parts, ncluding aluminum, liquid bamboo, compressed air motors and more. Many line drawings for these items. 52 pages, plus a page of testimonials from happy customers i nside back cover. View more info

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The Lockheed 500 --114M Galaxy (CMED G027 August 11, 1967)

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Marietta, Georgia, Lockheed-Georgia Company: 1967

Seller ID: 24007

Condition: Fine


Very nice, clean over-sized publication measuring 8-1/2"x11". Includes 15 pages of information on this specific military transport plane, including two fold-outs covering cargo compartments. Offers description, technical drawings, general data, performance and capabilities summary, several graphs, cost peramaters, development of D.O.C. equation and weight statement. Very hard to find. View more info

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OV-10A Armed Reconaissance Airplane Model NA 300 Summary Brief ; Two Issues Take-Off Publication North American Aviation Inc.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, North American Aviation: 1965

Edition: Columbus Edition

Seller ID: 24651

Condition: Very Good


Three clean, attractive pieces of aviation ephemera. The first is a summary brief of the plane. Folded it measures 9"x11-1/2". Opened initially it measures 23" across and shows drawings of the plane and identification of its parts. Brochure opens yet again to 18"x23" and include charts and statistics. Also included are two issues of North American's trade organ "North American Take-Off" (Columbus Division) dated July 12 and July 23, 1965, res... View more info

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Gunbird Driver; A Marine Huey Pilot's War in Vietnam

By: Ballentine, David A,

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, Naval Institute Press: 2008

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27554

ISBN: 1591140196

Condition: Fine


Crisp and clean, as new -- pristine inside and out and with no tears or chips, no bumps to boards, and no names or writing. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. An unvarnished look at life in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. Covers the period of 1966-67 before the Tet Offensive. Illustrated with black and while photographs printed on qualiy coated paper. 236 pages including index. View more info

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When Giants Roamed the Sky: Karl Arnstein and the Rise of Airships from Zeppelin to Goodyear

By: Brothers, Eric

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University Of Akron Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 27718

ISBN: 1884836690

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book with snow white pages and page edges. No names or writing and no tears or chips to dustjacket which has also not been price-clipped. Jacket looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 9-1/2" x 10-1/4" and has 276 pages. Printed on quality coated paper and is illustrated with both black and white and color photographs. Text tells the amazing story of Karl Arnstein who designed and developed more airships than any other designer ... View more info

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The Spirit of St. Louis

By: Charles A. Lindbergh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Charles Scrribers' Sons: 1981

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 23573

ISBN: 0684144212

Condition: Fine in NF Slipcase


Book was published prior to this one by Charles Scibner in 1959. This one shows the 1959 copyright, but there is also an ISBN which shows that this book was published in 1981. Book and slipcase are lovely -- clean and beautifully designed. The boards are covered with a metallic gold, a brown cloth spine and a sky blue inked top edge, There are no names or writing. the pictorial slipcase is likewise clean and attractive with no real defect. Book in its case measures ... View more info

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The Last Flight of the Lady Jeannette

By: Cole, Willis S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Battery Corporal Willis S. Cole Military Museum: 1998

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Author & Others

Seller ID: 24779

ISBN: 0966272803

Condition: Fine


Book itself is as new -- pristine inside and out with no names or writing other than signatures of author and others. Jacket is likewise clean with no tears or chips. Small bit of wrinkling to top front edge only fault. Most handsome in brand new mylar. Limited to print run of 2000 of which this is #231. SIGNED & Inscribed by author at top of front pastdown with other sigatures including that of his wife for whom the book is dedicated and surviving members of the Lady Je... View more info

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Under the Guns of the Kaiser's Aces: Bohme, Muller, Von Tutschek, Wolff : The Complete Record of Their Victories and Victims

By: Franks, Norman; Giblin, Hal

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, Grub Street: 2003

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 27839

ISBN: 1904010024

Condition: Fine


Book is very clean and nice with no names or writing, no chips or tears and pristine inside and out. Purchased from a collector who cared for it gently. Numerous photographs add greatly to an interesting text covering Bohme, Muller, von Tutschek and Wolff, all of whom were destined to die in actions against the Royal Flying Corps. This is the final book in the Under the Guns series. Book measures 9"x10-1/4" and has 189 pages. View more info

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The Mighty Eighth War Manual

By: Freeman, Roger Anthony

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Motorbooks International: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 28055

ISBN: 0879385138

Condition: Near Fine


Very nice, clean book with no bumps to boards and no names or writiong. Dustjacket is likewise clean and shows just a small bit of creasing to top of spine whichialmost disappears in brand new mylar. The auithor has written at least three books about the Mighty Eighth. This one focuses on the organizational strategy and success behind the Eighth Air Force. book measures 9" x 11-1.4" with 320 pages including index. We also have available Freeman's The Mighty Eighth: A Hi... View more info

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Theory of Elastic Thin Shells (International Series of Monographs in Aeronautics and Astronautics)

By: Gol'Denveizer, A.L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford. UK, Pergamon Press: 1961

Seller ID: 27472CS

Condition: Very Good


Clean, tightly bound book -- only fault is former owner's signature to top of front free endpaper, but light because it was erased. A leaflet reading "With the Compliments of Pergamon Press" is laid-in . Book is bound in strurdy dark blue cloth and measures 6-1/4" x 9-3/4" and has 653 pages. Transated from the Russian and published quickly on non-letterpress setting with photo lithography.Text is divided into five parts: Basic Relations in the Theory of Shells; Membrane ... View more info

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Glenn Curtiss; Pioneer of Flight

By: Hatch, Alden

Price: $34.00

Publisher: New York, Julian Mesner Inc.: 1944

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 16879KA

Condition: Very Good


Book itself has pristine gray boards and is tightly bound with no names or writing. Minor toning to side page edges only fault. Jacket has not been clipped and shows only light wear. Most handsome in brand new mylar. Tells the story of a man who was not only an early pilot, but a self-taught aeronautical engineer and self-made industrialist. He designed and built the first plane to take off from the water, the first to land and take off from a naval vessel, and the firs... View more info

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September Champions; the Story of America's Air Racing Champions

By: Hull Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Stackpole: 1979

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 27254DH

ISBN: 0811720699

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book with pristine pages and page edges. Only fault is a tiny spot of edgewear to top of back cover. Book is inscribed and SIGNED by the author to a respected and well--known Cleveland bookseller of the day. It reads: To --------, A new friend! May you enjoy this story of a day in Cleveland when there still were giants in the land. Every good wish, Robert Hull." Book is lavishly illsutrated with historic photographs, but still contains much text about t... View more info