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Cook, Leroy 101 Things to Do With Your Private License
Tab Books, Inc, NY 1990 PBK. VG. 245 pages. Offers post-flight training advice and tips for safer flying. ISBN #0830635750. Book #AV2979. *

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Smith, Sir Ross 14,000 Miles Through the Air
The MacMillan Co., New York, NY 1922 HB/NDJ. VG. Signed. Ex-Lib. 137 pages. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by the Navigator (Sir Keith Smith - 28/12/22). The story of early air adventures in Burma and the Persian Gulf. Please Note: This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2817. *

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Sutter, Joseph F.;Spenser, Jay P. 747: Creating the World's First Jumbo Jet And Other Adventures from a Life in Aviation
Harperreference 2006 HB/DJ. VG/VG. 272 pages. Written by one of the engineering team who created the 747, this is the inside story of development and manufacture. ISBN #0060882417. Book #AV2863. *

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Copp, DeWitt S. A Few Great Captains
Doubleday & Co. Inc, Garden City, NY. 1980 HB/DJ. VG/VG. Ex-Lib. 531 pages. Covers the men and events that shaped the development of U.S. Air Power. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2477D. *


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Knott, Richard C. A Heritage of Wings
Naval Institute Press, MD 1997 HB/DJ. VG+/Near Fine. Ex-Lib. 339 pages. Subtitled, "An Illustrated History of Navy Aviation." A very complete overview of Naval aviation from biplanes to the space shutte. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. ISBN #0870212702. Book #AV2152. *


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Kealy, J.D.F. And Russell, E.C. A History of Canadian Naval Aviation 1918 - 1962
The Naval Historial Section, Canadian Forces Headquarters, Ottawa 1967 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. 164 pages. The best available reference on the evolution of Canadian Naval Aviation aircraft. Book #AV1189. *

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Goldstrom, John A Narrative History of Aviation
The MacMillan Co., New York, NY 1942 HB/NDJ. VG/-. Ex-Lib. 319 pages. A wonderful wartime look at aviation development from the earliest biplanes through the outbreak of WWII. Please note: There is a crayon mark on on the blank back of one photo. Priced accordingly. Withdrawn from the US Army Flying School. Book #AV175D. *


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Hassell, Fish A Viking With Wings
Maverick Publications, OR 1987 SB. VG. 219 pages. The autobiography of an early Stinson pilot seeking to establish the first viable northern air route to Europe in the 1920s. This copy signed by co-editor Dean Todd. ISBN #0892881704. Book #AV1321. *

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Bong, Carl and O'Connor, Mike Ace of Aces The Dick Bong Story
Champlain Museum, AZ 1985 SB. VG. Ex-Lib. 152 pages. Covers the life and combat experiences of America's top P-38 fighter ace in WWII. The copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. ISBN #0912173068. Book #BK98. *


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Powell, A. Van Buren Ace of the Airways
Books Inc., NY 1939 HB/DJ. VG/VG-. 224 pages. A nicely preserved saga of aviation adventure meant for the younger reader. Please note: there is a small previous owner's name on the inside cover of this copy. Book #AV211. *


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Denny, Robert Aces
Donald I. Fine, Inc., NY 1990 HB/DJ. VG+/Near Fine. Ex-Lib. 294 pages. Subtitled, "A Novel of World War II." Follows several fictionalized pilots in aerial combat loosely based on real life battles and events. Book donor's bookplate on the flyleaf. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. ISBN #1556112254. Book #AV2230. *


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Campbell, Christopher Aces and Aircraft of World War I
Greenwich House NY 1984 HB/DJ. VG+/Near Fine. Ex-Lib. 144 pages. A fine collection of archival photos, ads, and "real time" news reports detailing many WWI era fighter pilots and their aircraft. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Library. ISBN #0517425475. Book #AV2342. *


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Mason, Francis Aces of the Air
Mayflower Books, New York, NY 1981 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Printing So Stated. 128 pages. Covers the top combat aces of all countries from WWI and WWII. Unusual for its use of multi-view engineering drawings of each ace's plane along with the standard biographical information. ISBN #083173180X. Book #AV1089. *


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Van Der Aart, Dick Aerial Espionage
Airlife Publishing Ltd., UK 1985 HB/DJ. VG+/Near Fine. Ex-Lib. 167 pages. Subtitled, "Secret Intelligence Flights by East and West." Offers a nice selection of both vintage and contemporary models from all nations. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. ISBN #0906393523. Book #AV2333. *

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Davies, R. E. G Aeroflot, an airline and its aircraft: An illustrated History of the World's Largest Airline
Airlife Publishing Ltd., UK 1992 HB/NDJ. Good. 96 Pages. **Contains a slight chew mark on the bottom of the spine**. ISBN #1853104116. Book #AV3080. *


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Rathbun, John Aeroplane Construction, Operation and Maintenance
John R. Stanton Co., Chicago 1929 HB/NDJ. VG+. 392 pages. Seventh Edition. Subtitled: "Notes on practical aerodynamics, construction details, performance, practical flight, engines, propellers, control systems and types of planes". Very nice condition throughout. Note: Previous owner's name on the flyleaf. Book #AV6. *

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Seibels, Grenville After All
Distributed by Morris Aviation 1983 PBK. Very Good. Signed by Author. 184 pages. The story of soaring. ISBN #0961305606. Book #AV3064. *


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Keyzer-Andre, Henri Age of Heroes
Hastings House Publishers, New York 1993 HB/DJ. VG+/Near Fine. 302 pages. A Pan Am pilot searches for Amelia Earhart., and believes that he has unraveled the mystery. Please note there is a small remainder mark to top and bottom page edges of this copy. ISBN #0803893515. Book #AV1395. *


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Shores, Christopher Air Aces
Presidio Press, CA 1983 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. Ex-Lib. 192 pages. From the record setting 352 aerial victories over the Russian front by Luftwaffe ace Erich Hartmann to America's Richard Bong these are the combat stories of top aces from both sides in both world wars. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. ISBN #0891411666. Book #AV2219a. *

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Saundby, Sir Robert Air Bombardment
Harper & Brothers, NY 1961 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. First Edition. 260 pages. Subtitled, "The Story of Its Development." Traces the evolution of air bombardment from its early inconclusive origins of WWI through its effectiveness in WWII and into the advent of missles in the early Cold War era. Book #AV1291. *


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Payne, Air-Commodore L. G. S. Air Dates
Frederick A. Praeger, NY 1957 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. 565 pages. Offers a chronological survey of all significant military and civil aviation events from 1783 - 1956. A fascinating reference. Book #AV75D. *

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Sunderman, Lt. Col. James F. Air Escape and Evasion
Franklin Watts, Inc., New York, NY. 1963 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. Ex-Lib. 289 pages. Covers the official Air Force Escape and Evasion tactics for downed pilots, including specific examples of various techniques plus the personal stories of many survivors. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2472. *

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Maurer, Maurer (Editor) Air Force Combat Units of World War II
U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington 1961 HB/NDJ. VG. Ex-Lib. 506 pages. A well documented and thorough history of all US Air Force combat units serving in WWII. Please Note: This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2825. *

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Jackson, Robert Air Heroes of World War II
St. Martin's Press NY 1978 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. Ex-Lib. 164 pages. Stories from both aces and just lucky pilots alike from all sides of the WWII airforces. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2307. *


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Holmes, Donald Air Mail An Illustrated History 1793 - 1981
Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York 1981 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. 226 pages. From the earliest 18th century attempts using balloons for long distance mail delivery to today's modern jets, this is the comprehensive story of air mail. Also offers a great focus on the golden biplane and pre-WWII era of flying adventure. ISBN #0517541467. Book #AV1118. *

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