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Image for Shutting Down the National Dream A. V. Roe and the Tragedy of the Avro Arrow

Shutting Down the National Dream A. V. Roe and the Tragedy of the Avro Arrow

By: Stewart, Greig

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1997

Seller ID: AER0201

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


320 pp. Photos. Index. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Describes the events leading up to, and surrounding, the cancellation of the Canadian advanced fighter aircraft project in 1959. Includes photos from the CBC mini-series. Second copy has gift note on inside front cover. Copy one is unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Power The Pratt & Whitney Canada Story

By: Sullivan, Kenneth H. & Milberry, Larry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, CANAV Books: 1989

Seller ID: AER0137

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


320 pp. Photos. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. A detailed look at the history of the first 60 years of this company. Letter of transmittal to retirees of the company laid in. Heavy book. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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Canada's Aviation Pioneers 50 Years of McKee Trophy Winners

By: Sutherland, Alice Gibson

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AER0256

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


304 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Accounts of every McKee Trophy (Trans-Canada Trophy) winner from 1927 to 1977. Heavy book. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Jane's Pocket Book of Research and Experimental Aircraft

By: Tayler, Michael J. H. & Taylor, John W. R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald and Jane's Publishers: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AER0111

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


259 pp. Photos. Light wear to covers. PVC binding. Jane's Pocket Book 12. Describes 125 research and experimental aircraft flown in the years after the Second World War. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall View more info

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Instrument Flying

By: Taylor, Richard L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1972

Seller ID: AER0158

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


276 pp. Spine bumped. Jacklet edges worn, price clipped. Small tear at front and rear of jacket. Prev owner's name on front endpaper. A practical, readable approach to flying IFR. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Hellcat The F6F in World War II

By: Tillman, Barrett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, Naval Institute Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AER0317

ISBN: 0870212656

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


265 pp. Index. Photos. Bibliography. Endpaper maps. Spine ends, corners bumped and worn. Jacket has edgewear, tears. An operational history of the Gruuman F6F which played a vital role in the Pacific theatre during 1943-1944.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Wings of the North

By: Turner, Dick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Hancock House: 1992

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: AER0094

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


288 pp. Photos. Light edgewear. A great personal memoir of bush flying in Canada's north. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages View more info

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High Flight Aviation and the Canadian Imagination

By: Vance, Jonathan F.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, Penguin Canada: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AER0153

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


338 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Gift note on the front endpaper. A history of the Canadian love affair with flying. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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High Flight Aviation and the Canadian Imagination

By: Vance, Jonathan F.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, Penguin Canada: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AER0255

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


338 pp. Index. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A history of the Canadian love affair with flying. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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America Plans for Space

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, National Defense University Press: 1984

Seller ID: AER0261

Condition: Very Good-


196 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Papers from the National Defense University Space Symposium, 1984.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Pie in the Sky

By: Wallace, Garth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merrickville, Ontario, Canada, Happy Landings: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: AER0151

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


146 pp. Light edgewear. Appears unread. Inscribed by the author on the title page. The tale of a big city flying instructor running a small town flying school. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Fly Yellow Side Up

By: Wallace, Garth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merrickville, Ontario, Canada, Happy Landings: 1999

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: AER0177

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


143 pp. Unread. Signed by the author on the title page. Wallace continues his humourous tales about flying. The hilarous account of a city type who becomes a bush pilot flying out of a small Northern Ontario resort town. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Blue Collar Pilots

By: Wallace, Garth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Merrickville, Ontario, Canada, Happy Landings: 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: AER0239

Condition: Very Good


110 pp. Illus. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Inscribed by the author on the title page "Laughter always! Garth". A nice collection of aviation humour celebrating the real pilots in aviation - the rough and ready types who are the backbone of the industry. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Fly Yellow Side Up

By: Wallace, Garth

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Merrickville, Ontario, Canada, Happy Landings: 1999

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: AER0266

Condition: Very Good


143 pp. Light edgewear. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Wallace continues his humourous tales about flying. The hilarous account of a city type who becomes a bush pilot flying out of a small Northern Ontario resort town. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The Flying Circus

By: Wallace, Garth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merrickville, Ontario, Canada, Happy Landings: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: AER0119

ISBN: 0969732260

Condition: Very Good+


248 pp. Illus. Inscribed by the author on title page. The tale of two instructors who start up a flying school, with much enthusiasm, no head for business, and even less money. A great collection of hilarious flying stories. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Pie in the Sky

By: Wallace, Garth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Merrickville, Ontario, Canada, Happy Landings: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: AER0206

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


146 pp. Unread. The tale of a big city flying instructor running a small town flying school. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Cockpit Follies

By: Wallace, Garth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merrickville, Ontario, Canada, Happy Landings: 2001

Seller ID: AER0413

ISBN: 0969732287

Condition: Very Good-


185 pp. Drawings. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. Prev owner's initials on the title page. The hilarious sequel to Derry Air. Further adventures at this notorious flying school. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Jericho Beach and the West Coast Flying Boat Stations

By: Weicht, Chris

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chemainus, British Columbia, MCW Enterprises: 1997

Edition: Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: FCWM0110

Condition: Very Good-


288 pp. Photos, index. Edgewear, corners rubbed. A special edition, signed and numbered by the author, number 1 of 1000. An interesting look at an often overlooked aspect of Canadian military aviation - the activities of the RCAF on Canada's West Coat in the period between the First and Second World Wars, focusing on the Air Station at Jericho Beach. Cover painting by Michael Dean. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The Firebirds

By: West, Bruce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ministry of Natural Resources: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AER0134

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


258 pp. Illus. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small tears. An account of the first 50 years of the Ontario Provincial Air Service, one of the world's largest wilderness fire-fighting organizations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Flight Comment Edition 3 1977

By: Williams, John D. (Ed. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Defence Headquarters Directorate of Flight Safety: 1977

Seller ID: AER0408

Condition: Very Good-


28 pp. English text. 28 pp. French text. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Stapled binding. The flight safety digest of the Canadian Armed Forces. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info