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1 1957-1958 AIRCRAFT YEAR BOOK.
1958 3 1957-1958 AIRCRAFT YEAR BOOK. Washington; American Aviation Publications, Inc., (1958). 432p, 11 1/4"x 8", cloth, illus., covers spotted, notes on endpaper, good. 39th annual edition. Official publication of the Aircraft Industries Assoc. Account of the status and achievements in the U.S. aircraft industry, civil and military, in 1957. The larger format makes for better photos. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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2 44-E: WINGS ALOFT.
1944 2 44-E: WINGS ALOFT. Lubbock, TX: Army Air Forces Advanced Pilot School, (1944). 62 leaves, 10 1/2" x 8 3/4", illus cloth, illus, very good. Book commemorating the class of 44-E, Army Air Forces Advanced Pilot School, containing photographs of staff, members of the class with brief biographies, group pictures, etc. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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3 ABC BOOK OF FLYING.
1929 Paperback 2 ABC BOOK OF FLYING. (Cleveland, OH?): Standard Oil Co., 1929. 20p, decorated wraps, illus., g-vg. A "how-to-do-it" manual. Contains list of "Aviation history in the making" events from 1903 to 1929, pp. 18-19. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 AERIAL TIME-TABLE. Only Official Time-Table of the International
1931 Paperback 2 AERIAL TIME-TABLE. Only Official Time-Table of the International Air Traffic Association. Paris: Editions G. Roche D'Estrez, 1931. 124p, paper wrappers, illus., front cover worn and detached, spine and back cover missing, text lightly worn, fair. "No. 120, 1 Mai 1931." In French and English. Times of flights to and from European, near-East, Canadian and South American cities. Unpaged visitor's guide to Europe at end. Contains ads. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 AERONAUTICS SECOND ANNUAL REPORT OF THE NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE FO
1917 2 (NATL ADVISORY COMM) AERONAUTICS SECOND ANNUAL REPORT OF THE NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR AERONAUTICS... for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1916. 64th Congress 2nd Sessions. Senate Documents Vol. 4. Washington: GPO, 1917. 630p, 10"x 6 3/4", illus., buckram, vg. Reports with numerous illustrations and diagrams. Much on gasoline carburetor design. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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6 AEROPLANE: Handbook on Models, supplies and Accessories.
1920 Paperback 2 (MODEL AIRPLANES) AEROPLANE: Handbook on Models, Supplies and Accessories. Brooklyn, NY: Wading River Mfg. Co., 1920. 52p, pictorial paper wrappers, illus., light damp stain on corner of the first 20p, o/w vg. Revised and enlarged edition., 1920-21. Vol. XXIII. Catalogue of model airplanes and related equipment, with prices. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 AFCWM 50-5, Drill, Manual of Arms, Formations, and Ceremonies.
1966 Paperback 2 AFCWM 50-5, Drill, Manual of Arms, Formations, and Ceremonies. No place, United States Air Force Academy, March 1966. 137p, 10 1/2" X 8", softcover spiral bound, illus., covers lightly soiled, vg. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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AIR FORCE. The Official Journal of the Air Force Association.
8 AIR FORCE. The Official Journal of the Air Force Association.
1950 Paperback 3 AIR FORCE. The Official Journal of the Air Force Association. Dayton, OH: The Air Force Association, 1950. Vol. 33, No. 12, December 1950. 56p., 11 1/4" x 8 1/4", illus wrappers, illus, lightly worn, good+. A monthly publication featuring articles and news related to the U.S. Air Force. This issue features articles by General Dwight D. Eisenhower and General Mark W. Clark. Contains ads. 
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9 AIRCRAFT DATA BOOK.
1943 3 AIRCRAFT DATA BOOK. (Los Angeles, CA): Aero Industries Technical Institute, (1943). 19 sections, each paged separately (217p), flexible boards with plastic ring spine, illus., cover slightly worn, minor page staining, ownership marks, good. "Revised Edition, Second Impression." "...prepared as an additional tool in modern aircraft construction." (Preface.) 
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10 AIRCRAFT ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS: TECHNICAL MANUAL NO. 1-406.
1942 Paperback 2 AIRCRAFT ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS: TECHNICAL MANUAL NO. 1-406. Washington: War Department, 1942. 191p, paper wrappers, illustrated, covers soiled, g-vg. Maintenance of various electrical systems in aircraft. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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11 AIRCRAFT IN MUSEUMS AROUND THE WORLD...AS OF 1 AUGUST 1979.
1979 Paperback 2 AIRCRAFT IN MUSEUMS AROUND THE WORLD...AS OF 1 AUGUST 1979. Washington: National Air and Space Museum, 1979. 196p, 11" X 8 1/2", paper wrappers, plastic spine, vg. A list of museums that contain man-carrying, heavier-than-air aircraft, that are available for technical and historical research purposes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 AIRCRAFT YEAR BOOK, 1929.
1929 3 AIRCRAFT YEAR BOOK, 1929. NYC: Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America, 1929. 484p, cloth, illus, fold-out maps, soiled, library markings, top edge bumped, good+. Articles include 10p on airship development, state of world aviation, section on aircraft and engine design with 100p of diagrams. And much more. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 AIRCRAFT, an Illustrated History.
1981 3 AIRCRAFT, an Illustrated History. New York: A & W Publishers, 1981. 61 p, 11 1/2" x 8 3/4", boards, illus. (many colored, covers worn and soiled, good. A brief history of aviation, both military and civilian, and including airships. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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14 AMERICA'S SPACEPORT: John F. Kennedy Space Center.
1972 Paperback 3 AMERICA'S SPACEPORT: John F. Kennedy Space Center. Kennedy Space Center, FL: NASA, (1972). 12 leaves, 10 1/2" X 8", paper wrappers, illus., lightly browned, good. A visitor's guide to the Kennedy Center in Florida. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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15 AMERICAN TYPE DESIGNATIONS.
2 AMERICAN TYPE DESIGNATIONS. Southport, Gt.Brit., no date (WWII). 16p, wps, illustrated, vg. 3rd ed. System of naming and numbering US Aircraft. 
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16 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION,
1911 2 (CHANUTE) ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Showing the operations, Expenditures and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ending June 30, 1910. Washington: GPO, 1911. 688p, illus., including 127 plates, a folding chart & a colored folding map, small tear on p. 375, vg. Includes "Recent Progress in Aviation" by Octave Chanute, pp. 145-167, with 19 plates. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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17 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION,
1915 2 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the institution for the Year Ending June 30, 1914. Washington: GPO, 1915. 729p, cloth, illus., slight wear to edges, vg. See Brockett, p. 1474. This volume contains the beginnings of the Smithsonian-Orville Wright controversy. On p. 9 Smithsonian Secretary Charles D. Walcott wrote "The tests thus far made have shown that the late Secretary Langley had succeeded in building the first aeroplane capable of sustained free flight with a man." (See Crouch, "The Bishop's Boys," p. 485 for a full recital of the facts). This volume also contains "The First Man-Carrying Aeroplane.." by A.F. Zahm (p.217-222) and Orville Wright's "Stability of Aeroplanes," (P. 209-216). 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION,
1903 2 (AVIATION-WRIGHT BROTHERS) ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, ... 1902. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1903. 687p, cloth, illus., light edge wear, inner hinge cracks (tightened), g. Xlibrary. Consists of various reports of committees and a selection of articles of interest to the public. Includes "Some Aeronautical Experiments" by Wilbur Wright, 16p article with 4p of illustrations. Also includes 11p article on Aeronautical Progress by Maj. Baden-Powell. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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19 ARMY AIR FORCES FIELD MANUAL. AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY. (FM 1-35).
1942 Paperback 2 ARMY AIR FORCES FIELD MANUAL. AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY. (FM 1-35). Washington, DC: GPO, 1942. 63p, paper wraps, illus., vg. Application of different types of aerial photography to military operations. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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20 AVIATION FUELS AND THEIR EFFECTS ON ENGINE PERFORMANCE. Prepared for
1947 Paperback 2 AVIATION FUELS AND THEIR EFFECTS ON ENGINE PERFORMANCE. Prepared for U.S. Army Air Forces...And Bureau of Aeronautics United States Navy.... (Detroit, MI: Ethel Corporation, 1947). 75p, 11" X 8 1/2", color pictorial paper wrappers, in original card folder, illus. (colored), "Restricted" note inked out, pencil notes in text, folder worn and soiled, g-vg. Prepared to provide basic information on aviation fuel. Also publication of NAVAER-02-1-511 and USAAF T.O. No. 06-5-4. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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