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Image for Wings Over Dauphin: A History of a Forgotten Era

Wings Over Dauphin: A History of a Forgotten Era

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, By Author: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 421H1223

ISBN: 1550563696

Condition: Very Good


1550563696 vii, 107 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. Documents the history of No. 10 Service Flying Training School and No. 7 Bombing and Gunnery School which were hubs of Allied training activity near Dauphin, Manitoba during the second world war. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked with lightest wear. A quality copy of this important record. View more info

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The Hook Journal of Carrier Aviation, Summer 1996

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Neyenesch Printers: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H2016

ISBN: B01NABDUU0

Condition: Very Good


B01NABDUU0 64 pages. Features: Character and the Naval Officer; A Congressman (John Kasich) Looks at Naval Aviation; The F8F Bearcat; The Whoostling of Jim Willy; Clothes Make the Man; The Lessons of History - downsizing, post-war style; Shangri-La after the war; The History of VAW-122 - sunset for the Steeljaws; Faces of Fallon; A Sense of Yuma; and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

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The Hook Journal of Carrier Aviation, Winter 1995

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Neyenesch Printers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H2018

ISBN: B01N0JR1CU

Condition: Very Good


B01N0JR1CU 64 pages. Features: Strangers in a Strange Land; From Richard to Sara With Love; U.S. Marines and Their F/A-18s - air, on land and sea; Hot Hawks over Bosnia; Action Over Bosnia - Prowlers at the Tip of the Spear; A Short Sea Story - Underwater Ejection; and more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for The Hook Journal of Carrier Aviation, Fall 1995

The Hook Journal of Carrier Aviation, Fall 1995

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Neyenesch Printers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H2019

ISBN: B01MTT26VT

Condition: Very Good


B01MTT26VT 64 pages. Features: Photo essay on the Grumman F9F Panther; Do You Believe These Guys? - A Story from the Gulf War; The Great Cubi Shootout; When the Naval Air Defense Force was on the ropes; In Memoriam - Capt. Harry Jenkins - Dies Doing What He Dearly Loved; The Leader of the Blues; USS Franklin 50 Years Later; and more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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JET : THE STORY OF A PIONEER

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, Not Specified: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463H4234

ISBN: B00CWCXA38

Condition: Fair


B00CWCXA38 320 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "This book is not an autobiography. It is primarily the history of my association with the development of the turbo-jet engine in Great Britain." - Preface. Prior owner's name and date atop front free endpaper. Spine leaning. Somewhat above-average wear to publisher's navy cloth which is partially sunned at spine. Dust jacket not included. A worthy reading copy of this fascinating history. View more info

Image for Wings beyond road's end: Airplanes over Saskatchewan's north

Wings beyond road's end: Airplanes over Saskatchewan's north

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: La Ronge, Saskatchewan, Pahkisimon Nuye ah Library System: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761H4263

ISBN: 0919781756

Condition: Fine


0919781756 146 pages. Index. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Printed upon glossy stock. "Recounts early adventures and traces the many ways in which the airplane has helped develop northern Saskatchewan since 1924. Tells of the brave pilots, entrepreneurs, aircraft engineers, and others in the aviation industry who have played a vital role in opening the province's north." - dust jacket. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Light wear to dust jacket now preserved in ... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)

By: "Woodpecker"; McDade, J.; Heilner, V.C.; Macdonald, T.A.; West, J.; Von Blon, J.L.; Jordan, John A.; Rose, Frank; Walkey, C.E.G.; Heald, T.D.; Leslie, H.; Strong, Robert D.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4356

Condition: Fair


Pages 353-440, plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: Flying in Central Africa - part 2 - tales from the log book of an R.A.F. officer during the campaign in German East Africa - article with interesting photos; Torn by Starving Jackals in Macedonia - Private James McDade of the 6th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers recounts his experience - with photo of McDade; Death-Struggle with An Alligator - what happened to Van Campen Heilner when he was photographing an alligator in a Florida swamp - photo-illustrated article; The Thrills of Parachuting - early and marvelously photo-illustrated article ... View more info

Image for Canadian Geographical Journal, June, 1947 - ICAO - The International Civil Aviation Organization

Canadian Geographical Journal, June, 1947 - ICAO - The International Civil Aviation Organization

By: Abell, Walter; Ward, J.D.U.; Ayre, Robert; Edge, Frederic

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3432

Condition: Good


Pages 249-293 plus seventeen pages of nice vintage ads. Features: An Introduction to Canadian Architecture - major article with dozens of photos; Britain's Trees and Forests; Lawren Harris; PICAO into ICAO - International Civil Aviation Organization; and more. Some of the ads include: 1947 Mercury 114 car; The Monarch 8 car; Canadian Pacific - great one-page color ad for their train travel and Empress Hotel. Moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for The air cadet's handbook on navigation ... (& signalling)

The air cadet's handbook on navigation ... (& signalling)

By: Allan, Wilfred John Davy.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, G. Allen & Unwin: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761H1597

ISBN: B001PYDFGG

Condition: Fair


B001PYDFGG 80 pages. A concise and diminutive work seemingly intended to aid in the mass-production of young aviators during WWII. Clear tape along spine and inside front joint. Above-average wear and soiling. It is sobering to consider the fate of the young person(s) who studied from this well-handled copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, October (Oct.) 25th, 1958 - The Oscar Peterson's at Home

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, October (Oct.) 25th, 1958 - The Oscar Peterson's at Home

By: Allen, Robert T.; Lower, A.R.M.; Callwood, June; Clare, John; Hannon, Leslie F.; Berton, Pierre; Scholefield, Alan

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2435

Condition: Fair


92 pages. Cover illustration depicts eel harvesting on the lower St. Lawrence near Baie St. Paul, Quebec. Editorial column on page four strongly supports the decision to suspend production of "the very good but very obsolete fighter aircraft, the Arrow." Nice one-page Rambler automobile ad. Beautiful 2-page colour ad for the new Dodge '59. Features: A Macleans Panel Discussion - a new look at the future of man; A TV Repairman talks back; The gods Canadians worship; The Oscar Petersons at Home; My week on the Grand Banks; Roy Thomson's Invasion of Scotland; Klondike! - Conclusion -... View more info

Image for North American F-100 Super Sabre (Osprey Air Combat)

North American F-100 Super Sabre (Osprey Air Combat)

By: Anderton, David A.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Osprey Pub Co: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3211

ISBN: 0850456622

Condition: Good


0850456622 198 pages. Index. Glossary. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black and white photos and twelve in color. "The first in-depth study of the world's first supersonic fighter. Developed as a fighter-interceptor, later converted to a tactical nuclear-armed strike fighter, the Super Sabre was eventually proven in the crucible of the Vietnam war as an effective and highly lethal fighter-bomber. This detailed study presents much previously unpublished material. The full story of the Super-Sabre's controversial design, development, and testing is here revealed for the f... View more info

Image for Aviation Engineering and Aircraft Servicing (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Airway Age - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, January (Jan.) 1932 -  The Sperry Automatic Pilot / The Herrick Vertoplane

Aviation Engineering and Aircraft Servicing (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Airway Age - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, January (Jan.) 1932 - The Sperry Automatic Pilot / The Herrick Vertoplane

By: Angle, G.; Caldwell, F.; Sperry, E.; Lederer, J.; Allen, J.; Vaughan, G.; Hoffman, E.; Klemin, A.; Herrick, G.; Weidinger, H.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Aircraft Engineering: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2492

Condition: Good


58 pages. Features: Front cover Thompson Valves ad commemorates Major "Jimmy" Doolittle's record transcontinental flight from Burbank to Newark in 1931; Positioning of Link Rod Wrist Pins in Articulated Connecting Rods; Propeller Design; The Sperry Automatic Pilot for Airplanes; Fire Extinguishers; Methods of Laying Out Flat Patterns; Fuel and Lubricants in Relation to Engine Design; The Triangle Parachute; Vortex Theory and the Tapered Wing; The Herrick Vertoplane; German Experiments with Chemical Cooling of Aircraft Engines; New Planes - The C-J Bird and the Cabin Giro; Cold Prevent... View more info

Image for Aviation Engineering (Magazine), April (Apr.) 1933 - Editorial on the Akron Disaster / New Boeing Transport

Aviation Engineering (Magazine), April (Apr.) 1933 - Editorial on the Akron Disaster / New Boeing Transport

By: Angle, G.; Hardecker, J.; Searles, E.; Finnie, T.; Miller, R.; Koudry, J.; Anderson, W.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Bryan Davis Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2498

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Front cover Thompson Valves ad salutes Canadian Airways Limited; Shank Proportions of Aircraft Connecting Rods; Construction of Aircraft Fuel Tanks; The Effect of Change of Weight on Airplane Performance; The Value of Weight Saving in Aircraft Design; Notes on Stresses in Metal Covering Under the Action of a Uniformly Distributed Load; Copper Hydrogen Electric Welding; The New Boeing Transport; Pratt & Whitney Two-Row Engine Development; World Aviation; The Servo Control System; Bumps Due to Gusts; A Radio System for Fog Landings; The Debrie Camera; New features of the Mac... View more info

Image for Time Air (TimeAir): 25 (Twenty-Five) Years of People, Service and Memories - 25th Anniversary Book

Time Air (TimeAir): 25 (Twenty-Five) Years of People, Service and Memories - 25th Anniversary Book

By: Anniversary Book Commieettee; Dick, Cheryl; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Time Air: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761G1756

Condition: Very Good


80 pages. Reproductions of many photos, mementos, stories and anecdotes collected over the first twenty-five years of operation of this airline, founded in Lethbridge in 1966. Includes four-page list of employees. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Bit of peeling from decorated front free endpaper where attachment was removed. A quality copy of this enjoyable and informative review of the history and people behind this successful airline. View more info

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Flying Bombs

By: Anonymous

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, British Information Services: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 233H0372

ISBN: B001B8NSWW

Condition: Good


B001B8NSWW 24 page booklet. 9" x 7". Reproductions of various dramatic V-1-related black and white wartime photos on almost every page. Most pages half text and half photo. "This monstrous machine that rides the skies beyond all human control seems to the people (of London) to have a power of evil greater than anything that has gone before." - fro page 3. Published in December, 1944 by the British Information Services which were located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York. Back cover cutaway illustration of the V-1 explains how it works, with accompanying text on pages 20... View more info

Image for Okb Sukhoi: A History of the Design Bureau and Its Aircraft

Okb Sukhoi: A History of the Design Bureau and Its Aircraft

By: Antonov, Vladimir; Gordon, Yefim; Gordyukov, Mikolai; Yakovlev, Vladimir; Zenkin, Vyachaslav; Carruth, Lenox; Miller, Jay

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Specialty Pr: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761G4527

ISBN: 1857800125

Condition: Very Good


1857800125 296 pages. "The definitive history of one of the world's most famous aircraft design bureaux... Each individual Sukhoi aircraft type is reviewed in exceptional detail. Included are prototypes, testbeds, miscellaneous uncompleted projects and design studies, and a plethora of production types. Nearly a thousand three-view drawings and photographs in colour and black and white depict every aircraft known to have been developed under the auspices of the Sukhoi name." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new arc... View more info

Image for Avro Arrow: The Story of the Auro Arrow from Its Evolution to Its Extinction (180P)

Avro Arrow: The Story of the Auro Arrow from Its Evolution to Its Extinction (180P)

By: Arrowheads

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Boston Mills Pr: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 761G4518

ISBN: 0919822355

Condition: Very Good


0919822355 180 pages. Fold-out drawing. "Attempts to unravel some of the mysteries about the Arrow and expose the reader to some of its lesser known facts." - from dust jacket. Printed upon glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photography. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Bordart. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Pioneers of Progress: A Brief Illustrated HIstory of Sir W.G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Limited, Coventry

Pioneers of Progress: A Brief Illustrated HIstory of Sir W.G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Limited, Coventry

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: U.K., Publisher Not Stated, Printed By Industrial Press (Coventry) Ltd.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761G3600

Condition: Good


110 pages. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black and white photos combined with a substantial amount of informative text. Undated but appears to by circa 1966. Oblong 12" x 8.5". Average wear and soiling. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy of this excellent reference. View more info

Image for Avro Arrow: CF-105... A Short History - 32 Minute VHS Video Tape Complete with Case

Avro Arrow: CF-105... A Short History - 32 Minute VHS Video Tape Complete with Case

By: Author Unknown

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, AV: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 233A4609

Condition: Very Good


VHS video tape with case. "It was a plane 20 years ahead of its time, scrapped by a government that was out of touch with the times. Now the Arrow once again takes to the air. Compiled from rare film footage shot by Avro Aircraft this is a tribute to a great plane and to everyone who worked on her. See the Arrow from design through to its many test flights. Rare scenes include: design work, wind tunnel tests, test model flights, aircraft assembly, enging testing, taxi trials, the Arrow's first flight, beautiful shots of five Arrows that were completed, and in the end, the Arrow's fina... View more info

Image for Lycoming Overhaul Manual: Model O-235-C Series and 0-290-D Aviation Engines

Lycoming Overhaul Manual: Model O-235-C Series and 0-290-D Aviation Engines

By: Avco, Lycoming Division

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, Avco, Lycoming Division: 1955

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 638C8394

Condition: Fair


53 pages. Undated but appears to be circa 1950s.. Printed on glossy stock. Duo-tang binding. Contents include: General Description - Lubrication System Diagram; Disassembly; Disassembly of Subassemblies; Cleaning; Inspection; Table of Limits; Repair and Replacement of Parts; Engine Assembly; Engine Test Procedure; Overhaul Tools. Average wear. Moisture exposure to some pages has resulted in incidental cosmetic markings. All pages still sound and legible. View more info