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The Aircraft Carrier Story 1908-1945

By: Robbins, Guy

Price: $22.50  $20.25

Publisher: London, Cassell: 2001

Edition: First Editon

Seller ID: 068786

ISBN: 0304353086

Condition: Fine


Operating from seaborne bases and able to function in most weather, aircraft carriers enabled planes to attack with a freedom that changed the conduct of battle at sea forever. A valuable history recounts their rough beginnings in the First World War; the developments made by Britain, the U.S., and Japan in technology and strategy; and how carriers supplanted traditional capital ships as the core of naval warfare. Includes superb photographs and reports of their wartime engagements--successful and not. View more info

Dangerous Landing : A First-hand Story of Evasion

By: Robertson, Henry Ord

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: U. K., Patrick Stephens: 1989

Edition: First UK

Seller ID: 048959

ISBN: 1852602546

Condition: Near Fine


Downed in a Halifax in December 1942, with two evading capture and set out for home, and made it! View more info

THE LAST HERO: CHARLES A. LINDBERGH

By: Ross, Walter S.

Price: $4.50  $4.05

Publisher: Harper & Row New York 1968: 1968

Seller ID: 001778I


Later edition G/--. Dustjacket chipped and torn. Shelfwear. 8vo., 402 pages, illust. View more info

Us Army Air Force: 1 & 2 (Two Sold Together

By: Rottman, Gordon

Price: $25.20  $22.68

Publisher: University Park, Illinois, U.S.A., Osprey Pub Co: 2002

Edition: Reprints

Seller ID: 045284

Condition: New


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The Great Atlantic Air Race

By: Rowe, Percy

Price: $6.75  $6.08

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1977

Seller ID: 036577G

ISBN: 0-7710-7739-4

Condition: VG +


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The Shoulders of Giants: A History of Human Flight to 1919 (Helix Books)

By: Scott, Phil

Price: $7.20  $6.48

Publisher: U.S.A., Perseus Books: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 067573

ISBN: 0201627221

Condition: As New


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Sailor of the Air: The 1917-1919 Letters & Diary of Usn Cmm/a Irving Edward Sheely

By: Sheely, Irving Edward

Price: $6.75  $6.08

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Alabama Pr: 1993

Seller ID: 059041

ISBN: 0817307095

Condition: Near Fine


Edited by Lawrence D. Sheely (Nephew) Tight, clean, unmarked copy. Black & white photographs. View more info

Gas Turbines and Jet Propulsion for Aircraft

By: Smith, G. Geoffrey M. B. E.

Price: $4.50  $4.05

Publisher: London, Flight Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1943

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 049835

Condition: Very Good


Wear and soiling to covers. 80 pages with many illustrations. Binding tight, pages clean. View more info

Parachutes : Development, Use, Maintenance : A Parachute Manual

By: Smith, J. Floyd

Price: $58.50  $52.65

Publisher: Self: 1942

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Dedicated By Author

Seller ID: 060404

Condition: Very Good


Uncommon. Edges a bit worn. Laminate to card covers bubbling in parts. 89pp Black & white illustrations throughout, pages secure, unmarked. View more info

THE STUKA AT WAR

By: Smith, Peter G.

Price: $11.25  $10.13

Publisher: New York, Arco: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 006885

ISBN: 0668025034

Condition: Very Good


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With Chennault in China: A Flying Tiger's Story

By: Smith, Robert Moody;Smith, Philip D.

Price: $22.50  $20.25

Publisher: Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1997

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 048583

ISBN: 0764302876

Condition: As New


Blank bookplate attached to t.p. View more info

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Piloting With Confidence

By: Spudich, James

Price: $9.00  $8.10

Publisher: U.S.A., Aj Publications Llc: 2004

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 072968

ISBN: 097481170x

Condition: New


Piloting with Confidence-Charts, Checklists, Systems & Cockpit Tips describes examples of charts and checklists that every careful pilot should be using during all phases of flight. This book emphasizes the importance of creating your own charts and checklists, which particularly suit your individual needs. Making use of your computer and personal digital assistant (PDA) is emphasized throughout the book. The book contains a preface and seven chapters with over 140 pages of information of importance to every pilot. Checklists and charts included are: Your Personal Written Checklist, Your Perso... View more info

Day of the Cobra : The True Story of KAL Flight 007

By: St. John, Jeffrey

Price: $7.20  $6.48

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons New York 1984: 1984

Edition: F

Seller ID: 000384I


First edition. Hardbound VG/VG prior ownership gift inscription ffep. Author propounds 'the destruction as one more deliberate step in Soviet plans'. View more info

Luftwaffe: The Allied Intelligence Files

By: Staerck, Christopher; & Paul Sinnott

Price: $4.50  $4.05

Publisher: Dulles, VA, U.S.A., Potomac Books: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 073806

ISBN: 1574885375

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear to edges. Covers and page edges a bit soiled. Remainder mark bottom of page block. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated with black & white drawings and photographs View more info

United States Air Force Museum Aircraft Brochure : New Revised Edition

By: Staff

Price: $5.40  $4.86

Publisher: Ohio, Air Force Museum Foundation:

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 071831

Condition: Very Good


Cover depicts JFK's "Air Force One" SAM 26000 View more info

B-29 Airplane Commander Training Manual for the Superfortress

By: Staff

Price: $13.50  $12.15

Publisher: U S A, George A. Petersen:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 073796

Condition: Very Good


A late reprint - 1990's? View more info

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Air Raid, Pearl Harbor!: Recollections of a Day of Infamy

By: Stillwell, Paul (Editor)

Price: $5.40  $4.86

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 074173

ISBN: 0870210866

Condition: Very Good Ex-Library


Library sticker at tail of book and jacket, stamp & pencil notation title and copyright pages. No other library marks. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs View more info

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Two Flights to Victory: From the Doolittle Raid to the Enola Gay

By: Styles, David G.

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: U.S.A., The History Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 079799

ISBN: 0752462067

Condition: As New


The story of the Doolittle Raid and Hiroshima--two air attacks that changed the world, with new interviews with Doolittle Raid veterans Using extensive research and previously unpublished information, this is an account of events that transformed combat, as the long-range bomber emerged as the most important strategic strike tool in modern warfare, and changed the political landscape of the 20th century. As World War II drew to a close, the U.S. launched two air attacks that would secure victory and peace, but at a terrible cost. The only such attacks on Japan that were not part of the overall... View more info

Flight: A poster book

By: Suares, J-C

Price: $7.20  $6.48

Publisher: New York, Harmony Books: 1978

Seller ID: 069663

ISBN: 0517533375

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear to covers. Title page has been cut out but is present, pages 1-3 are missing, page 4 is also loose. The pages 5 - 64 are intact. View more info

F-117A Stealth Fighter

By: Sun, Andy

Price: $10.80  $9.72

Publisher: Concord Tsuen Wan H.K. 1990: 1992

Seller ID: 006617I


Paperback Fine in oblong format.Tiny corner curl starting. View more info