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Image for To Fill The Skies with Pilots; The Civilian Pilot Training Program, 1939-46

To Fill The Skies with Pilots; The Civilian Pilot Training Program, 1939-46

By: Pisano, Domiinick A.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Urbana, IL, University of Illinois Press: 1993

Edition: First Number Line Ends in 1

Seller ID: 006808

ISBN: 0252019946

Condition: Near Fine


Original blue cloth on boards. Photo-illustrated DJ. The author is an aeronautics curator in the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian. Here he traces the CPTP from start to finish. 197 pp. View more info

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Patty O'Neal on the Airways

By: Radford, Ruby L.

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman Publishing Co.: 1946

Seller ID: 012059

Condition: Good


Whitman 2315. Brown paper boards. Patty O'Neal is an aviation student at Carter College. When she loses confidence she switches to becoming a stewardess. However, when the pilot of the new stratocruiser runs into trouble, Stewardess Patty steps in and takes it over the Hump...alone ! 248 pp. View more info

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Halifax at War/ Wellington at War

By: Rapier, Brian J./ Bowyer, Chaz

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Enderby, Leicester, Promotional Reprint Co. Ltd.: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012487

ISBN: 1-85648-173-5

Condition: Near Fine


Large, heavy book will need extra postage. The Halifax first flew 25 Oct.,1939, being five tons overweight. The rudders were sketchy at low speeds, leading to extensive costly repairs. The Vickers Wellington, nicknamed "Wimpy," played a major role from 1939 until halfway through 1942, in any of several important tasks. 256 pp. View more info

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Dictionary of Aviation; An Illustrated History of the Airplane

By: Robinson, Anthony

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011729

ISBN: 0-517-439379

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Arranged in three parts: Pilots and Personalities; Aerial Warfare; and Aeroplane Manufacturers. 304 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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The Warbirds

By: Ruhman, Rick

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Bison Books: 1990

Edition: First Published in 1990

Seller ID: 000236

Condition: Very Good


Up-close colour plates make this book an experience. Original black cloth, gilt spine letters. Glossy DJ has 3 " top tear, repaired inside with invisible tape. Deals specifically with various World War II aircraft restored to flying condition. Climaxed by double foldout(4 pp.) of B17G Sentimental Journey. 72 pp. with index, plus foldout. View more info

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Milestones of Manned Flight; the Ages of Flight from the Wright Brothers to Stealth Technology

By: Spick, Mike

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Prospero Books: 1999

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006742

ISBN: 1552679829

Condition: Very Good


Original laminated boards. DJ duplicates cover. 144 pp. View more info

Image for US Navy Carrier Aircraft Colors; Units, Colours,Markings, and Operations During World War 2

US Navy Carrier Aircraft Colors; Units, Colours,Markings, and Operations During World War 2

By: Thomas, Geoff

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Surrey, England, Air Research Publications: 1989

Edition: First(No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011194

ISBN: 1-871187-03-6

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. 1940-45 period. Users of this book can use it to decipher symbols used by various units, to identify units, aircraft carriers, and even the actual battle being fought. A history of the air war at sea and details of Task Forces in the Pacific. No writing or damage. 96 pp. View more info

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Blue Collar Pilots (Signed)

By: Wallace, Garth

Price: $22.00 USD

Publisher: Merrickville, ON, Happy Landings:

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 007286

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue softcover. ISBN 0-969-7322-2-8. "It's time to recognize the pilots in aviation who do most of the work." - p.1. Aviation humor at its best. 110 pp. plus bio. View more info

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X-Planes and Prototypes; From Nazi Secret Weapons to the Warplanes of the Future

By: Winchester, Jim

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Amber Books Limited: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012416

ISBN: 1-904687-40-7

Condition: Very Good


Blue paper boards. DJ matches cover. Photos and details of 150 experimental aircraft. Tiny nick on spine of DJ. 320 pp. with index. View more info