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Image for Aircraft Recognition, The Inter-Services Journal: 30 Volume Non-Continuous Run, Volume I, Number 2, October 1942 - Volume III, Number 11, July 1945

Aircraft Recognition, The Inter-Services Journal: 30 Volume Non-Continuous Run, Volume I, Number 2, October 1942 - Volume III, Number 11, July 1945

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: H.M. Stationery Office / Samson Clark & Co., Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 2181996

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed. 1942 Stapled Binding. Thirty issue non-continuous run, including: October 1942 - June 1943, August & September 1943, December 1943 - May 1944, July 1944 - July 1945. Black & white photographs of various military aircraft, as well as diagrams featuring various views, with specifications and sillographs (silhouettes). Released during World War II to aid military personnel in identifying enemy aircraft and differentiating them from friendly aircraft. View more info

Image for Deutsche Luftwacht Luftwehr, Bd. 5, N. 6, S. 215-258, Berlin, Juni 1938

Deutsche Luftwacht Luftwehr, Bd. 5, N. 6, S. 215-258, Berlin, Juni 1938

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: E.S. Mittler & Sohn: 1938

Seller ID: 2181998

Condition: Good


Wrappers splitting along spine, ink 'File Copy' stamp on front wrapper, faint stain on fore-edge margin. 1938 Stapled Binding. [v], 216-258 pp. A photographic guide to various military aircraft. View more info

Image for Seaplanes and General Aircraft of To-Day [Today]

Seaplanes and General Aircraft of To-Day [Today]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Juvenile Productions Ltd.:

Seller ID: 2182156

Condition: Good


Wrappers foxed. 18, [2] pp. Color illustrations and general specifications of nine early 20th century airplanes, including: Short 'Sunderland' Long-Range Reconnaissance Flying-Boat; Short 'Empire' 'C' Class Flying-Boat; Supermarine 'Stranraer' Flying-Boat; Supekrmarine 'Walrus' Amphibian; Airspeed 'Envoy' Passenger or Freight Carrying Monoplane; Avro 'Anson' Reconnaissance Monoplane; Airspeed 'Oxford' Advanced Training Monoplane; Fairey 'Swordfish' Torpedo-Spotter-Reconn... View more info

Image for Identification of Aircraft, United States & British, Study Sheet Page 1 - 9 - Nine Large Flash Cards (CAAF-RP-357-500)

Identification of Aircraft, United States & British, Study Sheet Page 1 - 9 - Nine Large Flash Cards (CAAF-RP-357-500)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 2194940

Condition: Very Good


Lightly toned, ink notes on reverse of one sheet. Nine 8 x 10 7/16 sheets, each with 15 airplane silhouettes and associated nose-to-tail lengths, with models listed on reverse. Designed to be used by military personnel learning to identify aircraft from the ground during World War II. View more info

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The Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor Handbook

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation: 1995

Seller ID: 2198063

Condition: Near Fine


1995 Stapled Binding. 72 pp. Late 20th century facsimile (c. 1995) of the 1918 original. A handbook of the workings of the Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor. Contents include specifications, examination of parts, general construction, flying, landing, tables, and more. Black and white illustrations included. View more info

Image for 1918 Original Photo Postcard: The Death of Quentin Roosevelt [World War I Military Aviation Photograph]

1918 Original Photo Postcard: The Death of Quentin Roosevelt [World War I Military Aviation Photograph]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1918

Seller ID: 2195173

Condition: Near Fine


Lightly smudged on reverse, slight forward curl. 1918 Postcard. An original photographic postcard, issued during World War I, depicting the wreckage of Quentin Roosevelt's airplane, and his body. As noted on the photo, it was taken ten minutes after his plane crashed, having been shot down over France on Bastille Day (July 14, 1918). This photograph caused somewhat of an uproar when it was released - Quentin was President Theodore Roosevelt's youngest son, and an accompl... View more info

Image for World War II Airplane Models: A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning; German ME. 109E; Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber [WWII Fighters]

World War II Airplane Models: A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning; German ME. 109E; Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber [WWII Fighters]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1943

Seller ID: 2195181

Condition: Very Good


Envelopes and sheets of paper toned, corners rubbed, a few creases and small stains. 1943 Unbound. World War II airplane model set. Includes the A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning Fighter (in envelope with assembly instructions printed on envelope); the German ME. 109E Fighter (in envelope with assembly instructions printed on envelope); the Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber (in plastic insert); the Messerschmitt ME. 110 (two single sheets of loose paper--one with mode... View more info

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Instruction Manual for Ford Trimotor

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aviation Publications: 1973

Seller ID: 2198061

Condition: Near Fine


1973 Trade Paperback. 114 pp. Information contained in this volume is the result of study and observation of the tri-motor Ford monoplane under a variety of operating conditions, not only on commercial lines, but in private service as well. It represents the experience of both pilots and mechanics. Much space is devoted to structural details of the plane.Includes black and white illustrations.The Ford Trimotor (also called the Tri-Motor, and nicknamed The Tin Goose) was ... View more info

Image for Pilots Manual for Mosquito [Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions for de Havilland Mosquito]

Pilots Manual for Mosquito [Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions for de Havilland Mosquito]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aviation Publications: 1950

Seller ID: 2198062

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers toned. 1950 Stapled Binding. 46 pp. In these days of highly specialized airplanes and even more specialized materials and metals used in their construction, it is difficult to believe that one of the fastest and most versatile aircraft of WWII was built entirely of wood. The de Havilland Mosquito is a descendant of the famous Comet. The best known version, the F.B. 6 entered service in May of 1943 and served many roles, such as low level day and night bomber, lo... View more info

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Ford Tri-Motor All-Metal Monoplane (Book of Instruction)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Post-Era Books: 1977

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2203072

Condition: Near Fine


A 1977 reissue of the 1929 original. No jacket, sticker to rear board. 114 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. CONTENTS: Part I: Suggestions on Operation; Description and Specifications. Part II: Shipment of Aircraft; Erection Procedure. Part III: Service Instructions. Part IV: Fuel and Oil System. Part V: Electrical System. Part VI: Instruments. Part VII: Propellers. Part VIII: Inspection; Special Bolts; Service Tools and Equipment.Keywords: FORD TRI-MOTOR ALL-M... View more info

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Pilot Training Manual for the Liberator B-24

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: George A. Petersen: 1944

Seller ID: 2204837

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date (circa 1944). Minor surface tears to front wrapper. 262 pp. Published for Headquarters, AAF Office of Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Training by Headquarters, AAF, Office of Flying Safety. This manual is the text for your training as a B-24 pilot and airplane commander. The techniques and procedures described in this book are standard and mandatory. In this respect the manual serves the dual purpose of a training checklist and a working handbook. View more info

Image for Modern Mechanix and Inventions, April 1935, Volume XIII, Number 6

Modern Mechanix and Inventions, April 1935, Volume XIII, Number 6

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Mechanix: 1935

Seller ID: 2204987

Condition: Good


One inch tear to spine head, ink name, pages toned. 1935 Stapled Binding. 154 pp. CONTENTS: Building Stratosphere Air-Liners, by Allan Lockheed; Knock Down Monuments with Feathers, by Nic Sprank in Oddities of Science; American Railroads Challenge Speed Records; Racing Time for News Scoops, by Robert L. Frey; How I Judge Championship Fights, by General J.V. Clinnin; Get Cash for Puzzle Solutions - Furniture Contest Winners Get $125.00; Electrical City Built Without Chimn... View more info

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Model Changes War Style (Blueprint for Victory)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Department of Public Relations General Motors: 1942

Seller ID: 2206686

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date (circa 1940's), edges very minimally rubbed, top page corners very lightly bumped, pencil number to title page. 1942 Stapled Binding. 23 pp. Based on informal talk by O.E. Hunt, Engineer, General Motors Corporation, at meeting of Automotive Council for War Production, Detroit, Michigan, January 24, 1942.KEYWORDS: MODEL CHANGES WAR STYLE BLUEPRINT FOR VICTORY MILITARY SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 TRANSPORTATION AUTOMOBILES AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING MACHINE... View more info

Image for English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms (Army Air Service, 1918)

English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms (Army Air Service, 1918)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Army Air Service: 1918

Seller ID: 2206689

Condition: Near Fine


A couple faint stains to front wrapper. 1918 Soft Cover. 77 pp. English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms. CONTENTS: Aeronautical Terms; Engine, Mechanical, Tool and Shop Terms; Gunnery, Bombing, etc.; Electricity and Wireless Telegraphy; Conversion Table for Changing English Units of Measurement into the Metric System.KEYWORDS: ENGLISH FRENCH GLOSSARY AERONAUTICAL TERMS ARMY AIR SERVICE 1918 REFERENCE AVIATION TRANSPORTATION MILITARY FIRST WORLD WAR ONE WWI WW1 H... View more info

Image for After the Battle: Set of 16 Spitfires, Postcard Set E7

After the Battle: Set of 16 Spitfires, Postcard Set E7

By: After the Battle

Price: $7.00

Publisher: After the Battle:

Seller ID: 2193774

Condition: Fine


Set of 16 postcards, illustrating 16 Spitfires in a publisher's sleeve. View more info

Image for Aircraft Recognition (Air Publication 1764, March, 1940)

Aircraft Recognition (Air Publication 1764, March, 1940)

By: Air Council

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Air Ministry: 1940

Seller ID: 2195172

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly soiled. 1940 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A shoe-string bound volume with strap closure, issued by the Air Ministry of Great Britain during World War II, and providing recognition information for British, French, and German aircraft (the United States had not yet entered the war). Each country is thumb tabbed. Includes black & white photographs from eight perspectives, diagrams of wing and fuselage markings, descriptions of camouflage and coloring, and specifi... View more info

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Forgotten Weapon: U.S. Navy Airships and the U-Boat War

By: Althoff, William F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203995

ISBN: 1591140102

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Fine. 2009 Large Hardcover. xii, 419 pp. Airships are the forgotten weapon of World War II. Forgotten Weapons analyzes the development of airships as weapons for antisubmarine warfare, examines how scientists and airmen collaborated to combat U-boats and reveals the little-known accomplishments of airship crews. As William F. Althoff demonstrates, the naval airship logged an admirable operational record during the Battle of the Atlantic, the ... View more info

Image for The Wild Blue: Then Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s Over Germany

The Wild Blue: Then Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s Over Germany

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2276366

ISBN: 0743203399

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 299 pp. An exciting foray into the lives of the young men - pilots, bombardiers, navigators, and gunners, chosen by the Air Force to embark on the most dangerous missions during World War II details their courage, bravery, and determination. View more info

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Jet Fighters (The History of the World Wars Special No. 3)

By: Anderton, David A.; Batchelor, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish: 1975

Seller ID: 2201663

Condition: Good


Front hinge starting. 1975 Large Softcover. 63, [1] pp. CONTENTS: The World's First Jet Fighter; Wartime Developments: Too Fast to Fight; Postwar Developments: The Sweep Towards Mach I; War in Korea: The First Jet Fighter Aces; Dead End Developments; The Sixties: Lessons from Small Wars; The Present: Soaring Cost and Complexity; The FUTURE: Where Do We Go From Here?; Ejector Seats; Fighter Armament: Choose Your Weapon. View more info

Image for World Aircraft: Commercial Aircraft, 1935-1960 (Sampson Low Guides)

World Aircraft: Commercial Aircraft, 1935-1960 (Sampson Low Guides)

By: Angelucci, Enzo; Matricardi, Paolo

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sampson Low: 1979

Seller ID: 2202962

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy.Near Fine. 1979 Small Hard Cover. 317 pp. ...traces the development of the major and minor airlines of eighteen countries. This book gives details of a selection of 161 commercial and civil aircraft, including the giants such as the Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, the Vickers Viscount 700, the de Havilland Comet, the Ilyushin II-12, the Sud-Aviation SE-210 Caravelle and the Boeing 707-320. In addition there are details of various other famous aircraft such as ... View more info

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U. S. A., the Hard Way: An Autobiography of a B-17 Crew Member

By: Armstrong, Roger W.; Stone, Ken

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Quail House Pub. Co: 1991

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198433

ISBN: 0962916110

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription For--Reg Miner--A fellow Kriegie and hostage (of the Russians) at Barth (Stalag Luft I). My very best wishes, Roger W. Armstrong, 5-17-93, with signed and inscribed post-it note laid in: Hi--Reg: Sorry I haven't sent the book earlier--but we're back to our base--in England--for two weeks. It's still there and today houses the Queen's Division. Their claim to fame is the burning of the White House in War of 1812. Thanks, Roger.. 1991 Trad... View more info

Image for Silhouette Handbook of United States Army Air Forces Airplanes

Silhouette Handbook of United States Army Air Forces Airplanes

By: Army Air Forces

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Air Service Command: 1942

Seller ID: 2194363

Condition: Good


Light rubbing to wrappers. 1942 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Photographs, silhouettes, and technical information on military aircraft. View more info

Image for Wings for Combat: The Story of the Training of an Air Force

Wings for Combat: The Story of the Training of an Air Force

By: Army Air Forces Training Command

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ullman Company, Inc.: 1943

Seller ID: 2260196

Condition: Fair


Binder's copy. Wrappers heavily rubbed with multiple creases, ink note to front wrapper verso. 1943 Stapled Binding. 80 pp. With 500 photographs printed in genuine sheet-fed gravure. Army Air Forces Training Command, Headquarters, Fort Worth, Texas. CONTENTS: The Army Air Forces Training Command; Foreword; Technical Training; Flying Training; The End Result. A look at the training of Army Air Force staff during the Second World War before the Air Force became a distinct ... View more info

Image for World War II International Aircraft Recognition Manual

World War II International Aircraft Recognition Manual

By: Aviation Publications

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Aviation Publications: 1973

Seller ID: 2194623

Condition: Very Good


1973 Small Softcover. Unpaginated. Illustrations, silhouettes, and technical information on WWII military aircraft. View more info

Image for Flying Furies [The Story of the Fighter Plane]

Flying Furies [The Story of the Fighter Plane]

By: Ayling, Keith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1719708

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Edge wear. 1942 Large Hardcover. 44 pp. Blue cloth spine, color pictorial paper over boards. Several full-page illustrations by Wallis Rigby of various fighter planes, endpapers depict 24 varieties of combat aircraft. Five pages of text redacted by publisher due to government censorship (several words blacked out for security purposes). View more info

Image for Sea Planes and Flying Boats of the Solent [Seaplanes]

Sea Planes and Flying Boats of the Solent [Seaplanes]

By: Bagley, J.A.; Bennett, D.E.; Goodall, M.H.; Horne, John B.; Morten, Philip; Rance, Adrian B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Southampton University Industrial Archaeology Group / Southampton City Museums: 1981

Seller ID: 2118787

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to corners. 1981 Stapled Binding. 64 pp. Black & white photographs throughout. View more info

Image for Aircraft Year Book 1929

Aircraft Year Book 1929

By: Bradley, Samuel Stewart; Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America, Inc.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America, Inc.: 1929

Seller ID: 2192656

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned and lightly foxed, boards lightly soiled. 1929 Hard Cover. xv, 484 pp. 8vo. Includes fold-out airway maps of the United States and Europe, black & white photographs, and diagrams of numerous varieties of aircraft and their components. View more info

Image for Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1941 (Issued 1942)

Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1941 (Issued 1942)

By: Bridgman, Leonard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1942

Seller ID: 2194952

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A nice copy. 1942 Large Hardcover. v, 449 pp. (paginated separately in four sections). 102 pages of ads precede text. An extensive reference providing detailed specifications of aircraft from throughout the world, with black & white photographs and multi-view diagrams. This is the 31st issue of the reference guide, published in 1942. Includes numerous aviation industry ads. View more info

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Lost Star: The Search for Amelia Earhart

By: Brink, Randall

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company Inc: 1994

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2201313

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Large colored map of the world laid in.Light shelf wear. 1994 Hard Cover. 206 pp. An examination of long-secret government files, exclusive interviews, and reinterpretation of long-misunderstood photographs and data offers strong evidence for a solution to the mystery of Amelia Earhart's disappearance.Keywords: EARHART AMELIA 1898 1937 BIOGRAPHY LOST STAR SEARCH FOR RANDAL BRINK AVIATION View more info

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The National Air and Space Museum

By: Bryan, C.D.B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: 2190357

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1979 Large Hardcover. 504 pp. The thrill and excitement of a visit to the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum is captured here with new chapters and specially taken photographs of the museum's five major new galleries. View more info