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Jetrosexual Virgin Atlantic Airways
1 Jetrosexual Virgin Atlantic Airways
2004 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Premiere issue of this complimentary magazine for airline customers who embody the savvy frequent traveler and extolling the many perks that Virgin Atlantic offers its passengers. "Jetrosexuals let no appendages go without pampering. One of the perks they've become accustomed to is a complimentary hand massage at their seat." unpaginated. Approx 50 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Sept. 1928 issue of U. S. Air Services magazine
2 Sept. 1928 issue of U. S. Air Services magazine
Washington, D. C. Air Service Publishing 1928 Softcover Good with no dust jacket; Covers tattered and detached from text block. 
Vol. XIII, No. 9 of this monthly magazine published by Air Service Publishing of Washington DC. Great ads for Goodyear, Phillips Petroleum, Westinghouse, Fairchild, Martin, Vought, Boeing, Leoning Amphibian, and Fokker Aircraft (among others) and many other aviation products and services. Articles include such subjects as civil aviation in Japan, Cleveland's airport, reports on various air tours and shows, hazards of lightning, an early Goodyear blimp. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 58 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Pictorial History of the Luftwaffe, Alfred Price, Alfred
3 Alfred Price, Alfred Pictorial History of the Luftwaffe
Osceola, WI Motorbooks International 1991 0879386401 / 9780879386405 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Many photos. ; 168 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Wonder Book of the Air, Allen, C. B. ; Lyman, Lauren D. ; Miller, Francis Trevelyan
4 Allen, C. B. ; Lyman, Lauren D. ; Miller, Francis Trevelyan The Wonder Book of the Air
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1941 Revised Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Cup ring on front boards, owner name on front free endpaper, front hinge cracked. 
Introduction by Bernt Balchen. Red cloth binding with gilt design of airplane stamped on front boards. Map endpapers. Many photos. A World War II era book about aviation for young readers. Index, chronology. ; 340 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Wings of Stearman:   The Story of Lloyd Stearman and the Classic Stearman Biplanes, Bowers, Peter M.
5 Bowers, Peter M. Wings of Stearman: The Story of Lloyd Stearman and the Classic Stearman Biplanes
Eagan, MN Flying Books 1998 0911139281 / 9780911139280 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner notes on copyright page. 
290 photos and illustrations. A history of the early airplanes designed by World War I naval airman Lloyd Carleton Stearman for the Stearman Aircraft Company in the 1920s-30s. ; Historic Aircraft Series; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 139 pages 
Price: 70.00 USD
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National Air and Space Museum (Vol. I Air: the Story of Flight), Bryan, C. D. B.
6 Bryan, C. D. B. National Air and Space Museum (Vol. I Air: the Story of Flight)
NY Bantam Books 1982 055301384x / 9780553013849 Softcover Very Good; Gift inscription, covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. Aviation chronology, index, bibliography, technical appendix, numerous photographs and illustrations. 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall; 152 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Battling the Elements, Buck, Bob; Nixon, Bob
7 Buck, Bob; Nixon, Bob Battling the Elements
NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1934 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards and textblock have light water stain along top edges, boards grubby. Illustrated by Bob Nixon 
Orange cloth binding. Map endpapers. Frontispiece photo of the two Bobs in front of their small monoplane that was used by the teenaged aviator and his chum to explore Mexico by air, including Mayan ruins outside Tulum, for the University of Pennsylvania. ; 192 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Record Flights, Chamberlin, Clarence Duncan
8 Chamberlin, Clarence Duncan Record Flights
Philadelphia Dorrance and Company 1928 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Splits at head of spine, spine faded, boards lightly worn, owner name and address on front free endpaper. Signed by Author
Red cloth binding with gilt lettering on front boards and spine. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Author photo in flight jacket and leather aviator cap as frontispiece. Numerous other photos of vintage aircraft and the author's celebrated long-distance transatlantic flight to Germany in June 1927.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 286 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Airplane and its Engine, Chatfield, C. H. ; Taylor C. Fayette; Ober, Shatswell
9 Chatfield, C. H. ; Taylor C. Fayette; Ober, Shatswell The Airplane and its Engine
NY McGraw-Hill 1936 Third Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Ex-school library copy. Boards rubbed, library bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, owner name embossed on front free endpaper, pages toned. 
Navy cloth binding. Many illustrations and photos of old airplanes and engines. ; Ex-Library; 401 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Fighter Kites: 29 Original Designs to Make and Fly, Gallot, Philippe
10 Gallot, Philippe Fighter Kites: 29 Original Designs to Make and Fly
NY St. Martin's Press 1989 0312039646 / 9780312039646 First American Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed. 
Numerous illustrations and black and white photographs. Several pages of color photos. Index, further reading. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 96 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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P-47 Pilots:  The Fighter-Bomber Boys, Glenn, Tom
11 Glenn, Tom P-47 Pilots: The Fighter-Bomber Boys
Osceola, WI MBI Publishing Company 1998 076030548X / 9780760305485 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Many photos. Index. ; 159 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Zemke's Wolfpack:   The 56th Fighter Group in World War II, Hess, William N.
12 Hess, William N. Zemke's Wolfpack: The 56th Fighter Group in World War II
Osceola, WI Motorbooks International 1992 0879386223 / 9780879386221 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Measures 21x27 cm. Index, many black and white photographs. ; 192 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Wilbur and Orville: a Biography of the Wright Brothers, Howard, Fred
13 Howard, Fred Wilbur and Orville: a Biography of the Wright Brothers
Norwalk, CT Easton Press 1989 Leather Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. 
Navy leather binding with gilt design stamped on boards and spine, all edges gilt, silk ribbon marker. Index, notes, photos. ; The Library of American History; 530 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Called to Command:  A World War II Fighter Ace's Adventurous Journey, Johnson, Lt. Gen. Gerald W. ; McClure, John C. ; McClure, Charlotte E.
14 Johnson, Lt. Gen. Gerald W. ; McClure, John C. ; McClure, Charlotte E. Called to Command: A World War II Fighter Ace's Adventurous Journey
Paducah, KY Turner Publishing, Inc. 1996 1563113120 / 9781563113123 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Index, photos. Describes Johnson's 33 years in the military, including P-47 Thunderbolt missions in WWII, 13 months in a German POW camp, and his eventual command of the 8th Air Force. ; 240 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Meteorology for Ship and Aircraft Operation, Kraght, Peter
15 Kraght, Peter Meteorology for Ship and Aircraft Operation
NY Cornell Maritime Press 1942 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, boards rubbed, owner name, else a clean, tight copy. 
Gray cloth binding. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 373 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Donald's Story, Merrill, Sandra D.
16 Merrill, Sandra D. Donald's Story
Berlin, MD Tebidine 1996 0964954141 / 9780964954144 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; 
The author writes about her uncle, Capt. Donald R. Emerson, a P-51 pilot with the 4th Fighter Group, based at Debden, England during World War II. He died on Christmas day, 1944.; 225 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Corky Meyer's Flight Journal:  A Test Pilot's Tales of Dodging Disasters - Just in Time, Meyer, Corwin H.
17 Meyer, Corwin H. Corky Meyer's Flight Journal: A Test Pilot's Tales of Dodging Disasters - Just in Time
North Branch, MN Specialty Press 2006 1580070930 / 9781580070935 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; 
Foreword by Rear Adm. F. L. Feightner. Many black and white photos. The author was a long-time test pilot for Grumman, flying and evaluating more than 125 different kinds of military and commercial jet and piston-engine aircraft. ; 354 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The P-47 Thunderbolt, Morgan, Len
18 Morgan, Len The P-47 Thunderbolt
Fallbrook, CA Aero Publishers 1963 0816856486 / 9780816856480 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Scale drawings by Richard Groh. Many black and white photos. Reproduction of Army Air Forces Pilot Training Manual for the Thunderbolt. ; Famous Aircraft; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Edwards Air Force Base: Experimental Flight Test Center, Pace, Steve
19 Pace, Steve Edwards Air Force Base: Experimental Flight Test Center
Osceola, WI Motorbooks International 1994 0879388692 / 9780879388690 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Index, numerous photographs of aircraft. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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All about Rockets and Jets, Pratt, Fletcher
20 Pratt, Fletcher All about Rockets and Jets
NY Random House 1955 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket edgeworn. Illustrated by Jack Coggins 
Green decorative cloth. Number 13 in the All About series of juvenile science books. Foreword by Willey Ley. Index. ; Book Club Edition; 139 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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