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Image for Winged Sentries / Sentinelles De L'Air

Winged Sentries / Sentinelles De L'Air

By: Gordon, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AER0030

Condition: Very Good


104 pp. Oblong 4to. Edgewear, small crease to front cover. Line drawings and technical specifications of common and well-known service aircraft flown by Canadian airmen since 1914. Inside front cover has facsimile signatures of various pilots mentioned in the text, inside rear cover shows McKee Trophy, tissue has facsimile signatures of the winners. View more info

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Rocket Fighter

By: Green, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1977

Seller ID: AER0189

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


159 pp. Photos, drawings. Edgewear, corners rubbed. A study of Germany's Second World War rocket driven fighter, the Messerschmitt Me 163B Komet. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Polar Air Navigation - A Record

By: Greenaway, K. R. & Gates, M. D.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Self Published: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FCWM0522

ISBN: 978098127087

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


150 pp. Index. Bibliography. Photos. Maps. Spine. Corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Signed by Greenaway on the title page. Desribes the problems of high latitude navigation, and the techniques that were developed to provide safe travel in these regions. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Signed by One Author View more info

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Gossamer Odyssey The Triumph of Human-Powered Flight

By: Grosser, Morton

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1991

Seller ID: AER0093

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


298 pp. Photos. Light edgewear. Small dent/tear at lower edge of front cover. On June 12, 1979 the Gossamer Albatross made aviation history by bcoming the first human powered aircraft to cross the English Channel, thus winning the Kremer Prize. A member of the team describes the designing and building of this remarkable aircraft. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 298 pages View more info

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Gossamer Odyssey The Triumph of Human-Powered Flight

By: Grosser, Morton

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AER0138

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


298 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear, some shelfwear. On June 12, 1979 the Gossamer Albatross made aviation history by becoming the first human powered aircraft to cross the English Channel, thus winning the Kremer Prize. A member of the team describes the designing and building of this remarkable aircraft. The book also covers its predecessor, the Gossamer Albatross, which was the first human powered aircraft to fly successfully.. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tal... View more info

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Jungle Pilot in Liberia

By: Guenter, Abe

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Schaumburg, Illinois, Regular Baptist Press: 1995

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: AER0271

Condition: Very Good-


134 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. An piersonal nteresting account of a pilot's experiences in missionary aviation in Africa in the 1930's onward. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Walk in Space The Story of Project Gemini

By: Gurney, Gene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Windward Books: 1967

Seller ID: AER0415

ISBN: 0394821807

Condition: Very Good-


185 pp. Photos. Index. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Front cover has corner crease. Describes the missions in Project Gemini that helped lead up to the moon landing. Copyright date is 1967, but the rear cover talks of the moon landing, so this printing is later than mid 1969.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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Canadian Aviation Historical Society Journal Vol. 50 No. 1 Spring 2012

By: Higgins, Terry (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Aviation Historical Society: 2012

Seller ID: AER0274

Condition: Very Good


48 pp. Light edgewear. Major articles in this issue: He Was Just a Name in an Accident Report: Vic Gilbert - Putting Right a Case of (Mostly) Mistaken Identity; Airships Over Newfoundland; Sub-Arctic Ordeal: United States Coast Guard to the Rescue ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Canadian Aviation Historical Society Journal Vol. 50 No. 2 Summer 2012

By: Higgins, Terry (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Aviation Historical Society: 2012

Seller ID: AER0275

Condition: Very Good


48 pp. Light edgewear. Major articles in this issue: Shenstone: An Unparalleled Career - Part 2; Sacrifices Half-Remembered; RCAF Station Shirleys Bay; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Pilot Error The Anatomy of a Plane Crash

By: Hise, Phaedra

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dulles, Va, U. S. A., Brassey's: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AER0199

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


212 pp. Photos. Index. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear. Black remainder stripe on lower edge of book. A detailed account of the tragic story of Ron Sinzheimer who took off from Albany NY to join his wife for the weekend at Cape Cod. Wether conditions were not promising. He never made it. ; Remainder; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Hurricanes to the Fore The First Aces

By: Holmes, Tony

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Osprey Aviation: 1999

Seller ID: AER0157

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


64 pp. Photos, diagrams. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Number 7 in the series Aircraft of the Aces: Men & Legends. A look at the RAF's first monoplane fighter, a mainstay of the Air Force during the Battle of Britain, and the men who flew it. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Image for Supermarine Spitfire Mk. I - XVI in RAF, SAAF, RAAF, RNZAF, RCAF & Foreign Service

Supermarine Spitfire Mk. I - XVI in RAF, SAAF, RAAF, RNZAF, RCAF & Foreign Service

By: Hooton, Ted

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Canterbury, Kent, England, Osprey Publications: N.D.

Seller ID: AER0227

Condition: Very Good-


Undated, circa late 1960's, early 1970's. Unpaginated. Illustrated. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Prev owner has aped a small label to the front cover. Illustrations by RIchard Ward. A nice, well illustrated look at the Spitfire in her variants. Aircam Aviation Series no. 4.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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Flying

By: Hurley, Beatrice J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, American Education Press: 1942

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: AER0401

Condition: Very Good-


36 pp. Illus. Edgewear, cornrs rubbed. Minor dampstain to lower edge of some pages. Unit Study Book No. 302; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

Image for Of Struggle and Flight The History of Latvian Aviation

Of Struggle and Flight The History of Latvian Aviation

By: Irbitis, Karlis

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Stittsville, Ontario, Canada's Wings: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AER0242

ISBN: 0920002366

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


211 pp. Index. Photos, diagrams. Unread. A fascinating look at the history of aviation development and aircraft design in the Baltic state of Latvia between the First and Second World Wars. Written by one of its leading aviation engineers, who went to Canada and worked on the development of a VTOL aircraft at Canadair. Cover art by Don Connolly. Heavy book. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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The Explorers

By: Jackson, Donald Dale; Time-Life Books

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Chicago, Time-Life Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AER0084

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


176 pp. Illus. Spine bumped. Part of the Epic of Flight series. A well illustrated volume covering some of the pioneering aerial exploration efforts. Section titles are: The race to the top of the world; Pioneering the great circle route; "To the end of the south"; The world's wildes wonders; Vaulting the mountain barriers.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Flying Modern Jet Fighters

By: Jackson, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, Patrick Stephens: 1987

Seller ID: AER0095

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


192 pp. Light edgewear. Small corner crease to lower edge of front cover. Takes you inside the modern jet fighter, discussing the capabilities and combat use of a variety of aircraft. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages View more info

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Journal of the Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand Vol 43 No 2 December 2000

By: Jenks, C. F. L. & Craig, P. J. & Best, J. W. (Eds. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand: 2000

Seller ID: AER0314

Condition: Very Good-


48 pp. Photos. Edgewear. Covers lightly worn. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Trenton 50 Years of Air Force

By: Johnson, E. A. "Rick" (Ed. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Trenton, Ontario, CFB Trenton 50th Anniversary Committee: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AER0315

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


160 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small tears. Published to help commemorate the 50th anniversary of this important Canadian military airfield. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall View more info

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U. S. Fighters

By: Jones, Lloyd S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fallbrook, Ca, U. S. A., Aero Publishers: 1975

Seller ID: AER0191

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


352 pp. Photos, drawings. Spine bumped. Jacket edges worn, small tears, shelfwear. Illustrated endpapers. Jacket art by Jack Leynnwood. Covers all of the American fighters from 1925 (P-1 Hawk) to the 1980's (F-16, F-18) that carries a 'P-' or 'F-' designation, including the little known experimental aircraft, such as the XP-34, XP-57 aqnd XP-71. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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The Concorde Story 34 Years of Supersonic Air Travel

By: Kelly, Neil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: West Molesey, Surrey, UK, Merchant Book Company: 2005

Seller ID: AER0366

ISBN: 1904779050

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


175 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear, small tear at lower front corner. Documents the Concorde's career, from design, through the build and in-service use to it's ed of service in 2003. Heavy book. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info