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Taylor, Frank Pat Patterson
Lane Magazine & Book Company, CA 1967 HB/Pictorial Cover. VG+. First Printing So Stated. Ex-Lib. 160 pages. Covers the life story of the man who founded United Air Lines and groomed it to become the world's largest commercial carrier until his retirement in 1966. Note: This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2529. *


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Ambrose, Stephen Pegasus Bridge June 6, 1944
Simon & Schuster NY 1985 HB/DJ. VG/VG. Ex-Lib. 176 pages. The story of glider commandos in WWII who stormed the German defenses during the Normandy Invasion. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2451A. *


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Saunders, Hilary St. George Per Ardua The Rise of British Air Power 1911 - 1939
Oxford University Press, UK 1945 HB/DJ. VG/G. 356 pages. Teh definative history of British Air Power up through the earliest days of WWII. The word "Duplicate" is stamped on the front flyleaf of this copy. Book #AV29. *

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U.S. Navy Bureau of Aeronautics Physics Manual for Pilots
McGraw-Hill Book Co., NY 1943 HB/NDJ. VG+. Ex-Lib. 229 pages. The official WWII era US government training manual for flight physics instrudtion. Taught in all service branches. A nice period piece, still technically relevant today. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2592. *

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Rawlings, John Pictorial History of the Fleet Air Arm
Ian Allan Ltd., UK 1973 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. First Edition. Ex-Lib. 208 pages. Covers both the WWI and WWII history plus the postwar modernization of the Royal Navy's aviation banch. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. ISBN #0711004366. Book #AV2139. *


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Mondey, David Pictorial History of the USAF
Arco Publishing Co. NY 1971 HB/DJ. VG/VG. Ex-Lib. 240 pages. Covers the full range of USAF history from biplanes to jets. Offers many unusual photos not commonly found in other publications. Small gift inscription on the inside cover. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. ISBN #0668024798. Book #AV2250. *

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Federal Aviation Administration Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge
Bonanza Books, NY 1986 HB/DJ. VG/VG. Ex-Lib. 257 pages. Covers everything a pilot needs to know about safe flying in a small plane including navigation,m principles of flight, weather, airplane structure, engine operation and much more. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. ISBN #0517601117. Book #AV2459. *


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Harkey, Ira Pioneer Bush Pilot
University of Washington Press, WA 1974 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. Ex-Lib. 307 pages. Subtitled, "The Story of Noel Wien." True stories of early Alaskan commercial aviation and aerial barnstorming. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. ISBN #029595339X. Book #AV2414D. *

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Frank, Beryl Plane Crashes: 40 Air Disasters
Ottenheimer Publishers, Inc. 1981 HB/DJ. VG/VG. Ex-Lib. 80 pages. An interesting, somewhat chilling look at 40 aircraft disasters. Contains over 100 photographs and illustrations. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2849. *


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Barbas, Bernd Planes of the Luftwaffe Fighter Aces Vol 2
Kookaburra Technical Publications, Australia 1985 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. 172 pages. Offers over 400 rare and previously unpublished photos plus superb line drawings plus comprehensive text. Please note: There is a small gift inscription to previous owner on the flyleaf of this copy. ISBN #0858800500. Book #AV1063. *


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Morrison, Wilbur Point of No Return The Story of the 20th Air Force
Times Books, NY 1979 HB/DJ. VG/G. Ex-Lib. 316 pages. The story of Gen. Curtis LeMay's unit's missions in China and Southeast Asia during WWII. With original book donor's bookplate and initials inside. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2159. *


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Glines, Lt. Col. C. V. Polar Aviation
Franklin Watts, Inc., New York, NY. 1964 HB/DJ. VG/VG-. 289 pages. An anthology of classic Polar aviation stories including Shackleton's balloon ascents and Byrd's and Bennet's stories. Please note: there is a small previous owner's name inside cover, and the word "Duplicate" is stamped on the flyleaf of this copy. Book #AV30. *

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Clarke, Basil Polar Flight
Ian Allan Ltd., UK 1964 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. First Edition. Ex-Lib. 187 pages. Offers a whole parade of adventure stories from early polar aviation. Note: This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2521. *

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Clarke, Basil Polar Flight
Ian Allan Ltd., UK 1964 HB/DJ. VG/VG. Ex-Lib. 187 pages. Offers a whole parade of adventure stories from early polar aviation. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #BK113. *


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Wynn, Humphrey and Young, Susan Prelude to Overload
Presidio Press, CA 1984 HB/DJ. Near Fine/VG+. 154 pages. A well presented history of the pre-D Day air combat operations which predeced the Normandy invasion. ISBN #0891412018. Book #AV1276. *

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Wynn, Humphrey and Young, Susan Prelude to Overlord
Presidio Press, Novato, CA 1983 Hard Cover. VG/VG. 154 Pages. Book #AV2839. *


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Trento, Joseph J. Prescription for Disaster
Crown Publishers, New York, NY 1987 HB/DJ. VG/VG+. First Edition. 312 pages. Subtitled, "From the Glory of Apollo to the Betrayal of the Shuttle." Unveils the full untold story of the destruction of the space shuttle Challenger, supported by many NASA interviews. ISBN #0517564157. Book #AV1476. *


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Yeager, General Chuck and Leerhsen, Charles Press On! Further Adventures in the Good Life
Bantam Books 1988 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. 247 pages. A much longer and more broad look at the career of America's first pilot to break the sound barrier. Please note: there is a small gift inscription to previous owner on flyleaf of this copy. ISBN #0553053337. Book #AV1097. *

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Federal Aviation Agency Private Pilot (airplane) Flight Training Guide
U.S. Government Printing Office, D.C. 1964 PBK. Good. 125 pages. A fun period look at FAA Flight Training circa the mid 1960s. Book #AV2942. *

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Rabinowitz, Harold Pushing the Envelope: Airplanes of the Jet Age
Metro Books - Friedman/Fairfax Publishers, NY 1998 HB/DJ. VG/VG. 160 pages. Offers unusually good photography of classic jet aircraft and some great prop pushers, too. ISBN #1567995969. Book #AV2871. *


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Buchan, William R.A.F. At WAr
John Murray & The Pilot Press, UK 1941 HB/DJ. VG/VG-. Ex-Lib. 72 pages. A nice actual war issue book on the RAF, shown non-classified details of all the British combat aircraft. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2377. *

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Latimer-Neeham, C. H. Refuelling in Flight
Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd., London, UK 1950 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. First Edition. Ex-Lib. 191 pages. One of the first available works on mid-flight refuelling. Please Note: This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2591A. *

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Palmer, Henry R. Jr. Remarkable Flying Machines
Superior Publishing Co., WA 1972 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. First Edition. 157 pages. Subtitled, "A Pictorial Account of Certain Extraordinary Aircraft that have been Built and Flown Since 1783.". Book #AV2983. *

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Dixon, Franklin W. Rescued in the Clouds
Grosset & Dunlap, NY 1927 HB/NDJ. VG. Ex-Lib. 214 pages. Alternate title: Ted Scott, Hero of the Air. One of the popular Ted Scott Flying Stories by the same author as the Hardy Boy Series. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2438. *


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Allen, Richard Saunders Revolution in the Sky
Orion Books, NY 1988 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. Ex-Lib. 255 pages. Subtitled, "The Lockheeds of Aviation's Golden Age." Covers the production years of 1927 - 1937 in fine detail. The copy withdrawn from the USS Inrtrepid Research Library. ISBN #0517566788. Book #AV2300. *

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