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Hellcat  The F6F in World War Two
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Hellcat The F6F in World War Two

By Tillman, Barrett

Naval Institute Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1979. 1st Edition. 3rd Printing. Hardcover. Dust jacket is rubbed, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has bookplate of former owner on verso of half-title page, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . A handsome copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 265 pages. A3 .

$25.00

March Field Air Base  Historical and Pictorial Review
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March Field Air Base Historical and Pictorial Review

By United States Army Air Forces

Baton Rouge. Baton Rouge: Army and Navy Publishers. Very Good. 1941. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Bound in blue embossed cloth; rubbed and lightly worn at extremities. Contents are excellent. Printed on coated paper; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Pictorial history of the March Field Air Base, named for Lieutenant Peyton C. March, Jr. It was home of the 4th Air Force, activated on January 16, 1941. This yearbook-like publication is filled with posed and unposed photos of the activities and personnel of March Field in 1941, just prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, which quickly brought March Field back into the business of training aircrews headed for duty in the Pacific. Scarce. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 163 pages. K5 .

$95.00

Monocoque, Sandwich, and Composite Aerospace Structures. Selected Papers  of Nicholas J. Hoff
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Monocoque, Sandwich, and Composite Aerospace Structures. Selected Papers of Nicholas J. Hoff

By Hoff, Nicholas J.

Technomic Publishing Co.. As New. 1986. Hardcover. No defects. Bound in red cloth with bright gilt titles to front cover and spine. . Approximately 50 papers authored by Mr. Hoff were selected and arranged chronologically. Like new, unread. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 583 pages. K4 .

$180.00

The Shuttleworth Collection
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The Shuttleworth Collection

By Ogilvy, David

Shrewsbury, England. Shrewsbury, England: Airlife Publishing. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1982. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Jacket has minor creasing at top of spine, now protected by fresh mylar cover. No defects in book. Pages are crisp, tight, unmarked; book appears unread. . The tale of the world's most famous collection of flyable historic airplains from the birth of flight until World War Two. B/w illustrations. A beautiful copy of the first edition. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 214 pages. K3 .

$21.50

Broken Swastika: the Defeat of the Luftwaffe
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Broken Swastika: the Defeat of the Luftwaffe

By Baumbach, Werner

Robert Hale. Very Good. 1960. 1st Edition. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Black cloth boards are a bit dinged, a few light stains. Formerly owned by the U. S. Air Force, and the book bears discard stamps on the endpapers. Contents are excellent; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Includes 13 photographic plates. Lacking the dust jacket. . Author was one of Germany's top bomber pilots in World War Two, and these are his memoirs. A solid copy of the second printing. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 224 pages. J1 .

$21.50

Biplanes and Bombsights: British Bombing in World War I
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Biplanes and Bombsights: British Bombing in World War I

By Williams, George K

Air University Press. Fine with no dust jacket. 1999. Softcover. No defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 312 pages. L3 .

$20.00

Piercing the Fog: Intelligence and Army Air Forces Operations in World War  II
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Piercing the Fog: Intelligence and Army Air Forces Operations in World War II

By Kreis, John F.

Air Force History and Museums Program. Fine with no dust jacket. 1995. Softcover. No other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Printed on coated paper. . Trade PB. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 501 pages. L3 .

$17.50

Gradual Failure: the Air War over North Vietnam 1965-1966
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Gradual Failure: the Air War over North Vietnam 1965-1966

By Staaveren, Jacob Van

Air Force History & Museums Program. Fine with no dust jacket. 2002. Softcover. No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; appears to be unread. . Printed on coated paper, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 388 pages. L3 .

$30.00

On Target - Organizing And Executing The Strategic Air Campaign Against  Iraq
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On Target - Organizing And Executing The Strategic Air Campaign Against Iraq

By Davis, Richard G.

Air Force History & Museum. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 2002. 1st Edition. Softcover. Card covers are rubbed and scuffed, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. This is the first edition. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 385 pages. J1 .

$16.50

Man in the Air The Effects of Flying on the Human Body
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Man in the Air The Effects of Flying on the Human Body

By Zim, Herbert S.

Harcourt Brace & Co.. Fine in Good dust jacket. 1943. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket is chipped and creased at extremities, 1.5x1-inch chip at bottom edge of back panel, creasing to back panel, rubbed. Front panel and spine of jacket are still bright and attractive, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . This is a popularized scientific treatment of the effects of flying on the human body. Chapters include adjustment to temperature, respiration and breathing, Oxygen masks, aeroembolism, pressure suits, changes in speed and direction, positive and negative acceleration, eyes, ears, and much more. Illustrated with photos and drawings. A handsome copy of the first edition, in dust jacket. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 332 pages. K6 .

$35.00

Flight Test Results Pertaining to the Space Shuttlecraft.  A Symposium  Held At Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif. , June 30, 1970 (NASA TM  X-2101)
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Flight Test Results Pertaining to the Space Shuttlecraft. A Symposium Held At Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif. , June 30, 1970 (NASA TM X-2101)

By NASA

Washington DC. Washington DC: NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Very Good. 1970. 1st Edition. Softcover. Blue paper covers have a few spots, small tear, minor sunning and cracking to spine with small loss of paper at foot. Mild corner bump. Contents are Fine, appear unread. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Eleven early papers associated with a symposium on lifting body flight test and landing studies done on the space shuttlecraft. A NASA Technical Memorandum. Scarce. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 159 pages. B0 .

$95.00

Into the Jet Age: Conflict and Change in Naval Aviation 1945-1975 : an  Oral History
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Into the Jet Age: Conflict and Change in Naval Aviation 1945-1975 : an Oral History

By Wooldridge, E. T. , Ed.

Naval Institute Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1995. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Jacket is a bit stressed at top edge, now in protective mylar cover. No defects in book; pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . Nineteen articles on aspects of the subject. Includes a section on naval aviation and organization, glossary of terms and abbreviations, selected bibliography, index, and an Introduction by John McCain. A beautiful copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 321 pages. I6 .

$21.50

The Black Cat Squadron: Night Bombing in World War I
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The Black Cat Squadron: Night Bombing in World War I

By Wynn, Humphrey

Washington DC. Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1990. 1st US Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Back panel of jacket is lightly rubbed, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Book has no defects. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . "The true story of 2/Lt. Leslie Blacking, a nineteen-year-old pilot sent to serve with the 207 Squadron on the Western Front during the summer of 1918." Black cloth cover. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. F2 .

$21.50

The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World's Aircraft
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The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World's Aircraft

By Mondey, David, Ed.

NY. NY: A & W Publishers, Inc.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1978. 1st American Edition. Hardcover. No defects in book or jacket. . Covers military and civil aviation from the beginnings to the date of publication. Alphabetically arranged with over 1000 reference illustrations. Includes technical glossary. Jacket is protected with acid-free mylar cover. Gift quality. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 320 pages. K0 .

$21.50

Wyoma
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Wyoma

By Temple, Lynn G.

Hicksville, NY. Hicksville, NY: Exposition Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Jacket is heavily rubbed on front panel and edges, spine is age-toned, now in fresh mylar cover. Book has sticker residue on back pastedown, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering, a beautiful copy. . Novel tells the story of a bomber pilot in World War Two, delving into the psychology, strategy, and morals of war. . Octavo - 8vo. 118 pages. M3 .

$21.50