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121 AROUND THE WORLD ON HOT AIR AND TWO WHEELS.
Forbes, Malcolm 1985 2 Forbes, Malcolm. AROUND THE WORLD ON HOT AIR AND TWO WHEELS. NY: Simon and Schuster, (1985). 271p, 11 1/2" x 9", cloth, illus., dj, vg. 1st edition. 
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122 THE AIR MENACE AND THE ANSWER.
Fradkin, Elvira K. 1934 2 Fradkin, Elvira K. THE AIR MENACE AND THE ANSWER. NY: Macmillan, 1934. 331p, cloth, map, badly damp stained, spine faded, g. 1st edition. 
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123 FLIGHT INTO HISTORY. THE WRIGHT BROTHERS AND THE AIR AGE.
Freudenthal, Elsbeth E. 1949 2 Freudenthal, Elsbeth E. FLIGHT INTO HISTORY, The Wright Brothers and the Air Age. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Pr., 1949. 268p, cloth, illus. (incl. photos & facsims.), vg in price-clipped dj with light wear. 1st edition. Renstrom, "Wilbur & Orville Wright," p. 16. Emphasis on the brothers' business affairs with frequent quotations from their correspondence with Octave Chanute. 
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124 STARTEN UND FLIEGEN, Das Buch der Luftfahrt und Raumfahrt.
Fuchs, Otto, et al. 1962 2 Fuchs, Otto, et al. STARTEN UND FLIEGEN, Das Buch der Luftfahrt und Raumfahrt. Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, (1962). 431p, cloth, illus, wrinkled dj with tape mends and pieces missing, otherwise vg. 
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125 TORSIONAL RIGIDITY OF CANTILEVER WINGS WITH CONSTANT SPAR AND RIB
Gabrielli, Giuseppe. 1929 Paperback 2 Gabrielli, Giuseppe. TORSIONAL RIGIDITY OF CANTILEVER WINGS WITH CONSTANT SPAR AND RIB SECTIONS. Washington, D.C.: National Advisory Committee For Aeronautics, 1929. 39p, 10 1/2" X 8", paper wrappers, vg. "Technical Memorandums No. 520." Translated from the German by Dwight M. Miner. First appeared in "Luftfahrtforschung," June 26, 1928. Mimeographed, on rectos only. 9 leaves containing 20 figures at end. Gabrielli (1903-1987) worked for FIAT in Italy, took part in designing over 125 airplanes, and led the design of Italy's first jet fighter in 1951. 
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126 NATIONAL AERONAUTICAL COLLECTIONS,
Garber, Paul E. 1956 Paperback 2 Garber, Paul E. NATIONAL AERONAUTICAL COLLECTIONS, Smithsonian Institution National Air Museum. Ninth Edition. (Washington, D. C.: Smithsonian, 1956. 166p, 9 1/4" X 6 1/4", color pictorial softcover, illus., wear at spine top, covers lightly soiled, vg. 
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127 PILOT'S FLIGHT LOG BOOK.
Gatti, Larry. 1945 2 (WWII) Gatti, Larry. PILOT'S FLIGHT LOG BOOK. No place, (1945). 36p, 5 1/4"x 7 1/2", immitation leather, vg in protective case. Gatti (1920-1974) served in WWII from 1942-45, enlisting in Queens, NY. He was a 2nd Lieutenant and co-pilot in the 95th Bomb Group, Eighth Air Force. The log is a manuscript record of over 400 flights from his student practice flights & landings at Harris Field, MO, to "1st solo ride" to acrobatics and solo cross country, formation and instrument flying, to Boeing Fortress training at Sioux City. The log continues with B-17 flights to Labrador, Iceland, Scotland and practice in England and then records 35 raids into Germany (Oct. 1944-Mar. 1945), on Cologne, Berlin, Chemnitz, Bremen etc. and names specific targets: synthetic oil plant, Folke Wolfe plant, marshalling yards, bridges and railroads. From the dates and places Gatti would have been participating in both operations "Thunderclap and Clarion" which were designed to paralyze German troop and supply movement near the end of the war. Unfortunately these operations were carried out in heavy civilian areas and led to German accusations of "Terror" bombing. After his combat tour ends, he records flights moving B-17's & crews near Paris, Brussels & London. Laid in is a Catholic prayer card (in Italian) which we assume he carried with him on flights. 
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128 AERODYNAMICS OF THE HELICOPTER.
Gessow, Alfred and Garry C. Myers, Jr. 1952 2 (HELICOPTER) Gessow, Alfred and Garry C. Myers, Jr. AERODYNAMICS OF THE HELICOPTER. New York: Macmillam, (1952). 343p., cloth, illus., covers lightly soiled and word, library markings, g. 1st ed. A text for advanced engineering students. Contains a complete list of National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics publications relating to rotating-wing aircraft. 
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129 THE GREAT PLANES
Gilbert, James 1970 2 Gilbert, James. THE GREAT PLANES. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1970). 251p, 11 1/2 x 8 1/4", cloth, illus (many colored), dust jacket, bookplate, very good. 1st ed. Profiles of what the author considers the great airplanes, from the Wright Brothers to the Boeing Jetliners and including Ford's Tri-motor, the Piper Cub, the Messerschmitt, the Spitfire, The Flying Fortress, etc. 
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130 THE GREAT PLANES.
Gilbert, James. 1970 1 Gilbert, James. THE GREAT PLANES. NY, (1970). 251p, 11 3/4"x 8 1/2", illustrated, fine in vg d/w. Many color illustrations, some by the author. WWI to the present. 
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131 EARLY FLIGHT: 1900-1911. Original Photographs from the Wright Brothers
Gilbert, Ron and Tucker Malishenko, eds. 1984 Paperback 2 Gilbert, Ron and Tucker Malishenko, eds. EARLY FLIGHT: 1900-1911. Original Photographs from the Wright Brothers Personal Collection. Dayton, OH: Landfall Press, (1984). 95p., 8 1/2" x 10", illus wrappers, illus, very good. This publication accompanied an exhibition at the U.S. Air Force Museum, Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH in 1984. It is signed by the editors and by Patrick D. Nolan, Archivist at Wright State University who was the project director. 
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THE LOOK OF EAGLES, Godfrey, John T.
132 THE LOOK OF EAGLES
Godfrey, John T. 1958 3 Godfrey, John T. THE LOOK OF EAGLES. New York: Random House, (1958). 254p., paper boards, cloth spine, dust jacket, illus. (frontis. port.), very good. 1st ed. Autobiography of the famous WWII fighter pilot, credited with destroying 36 enemy aircrafts. 
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133 THE STATE OF OUR INDUSTRY AND RAW MATERIALS IN RELATION TO DEFENSE.
Goldwater, Barry, Senator. 1981 2 Goldwater, Barry, Senator. THE STATE OF OUR INDUSTRY AND RAW MATERIALS IN RELATION TO DEFENSE. NY: Wings Club, 1981. 32p, cloth, illus, vg. 18th Wings Club 'Silent' lecture. 
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134 PATHWAYS TO THE SKY.
Goren, Bezalel. 1984 2 Goren, Bezalel. PATHWAYS TO THE SKY. NY: Carlton Pr., (1984). 191p, illus., dj, vg. 1st edition. Autobiography of one of the founders of Israel's aviation industry. 
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135 FAMOUS FIGHTERS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR. Vol. II
Green, William. 1962 2 Green, William. FAMOUS FIGHTERS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR. Vol. II. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, (1962), 132p., 9 3/4" x 7 1/4", cloth, illus, name on endpaper, vg in dj. Vol. 2 of a two-part series describing in considerable detail British, American, Russian, German and Japanese fighter planes active during WWII. 
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136 AERONAUTICAL METEOROLOGY.
Gregg, Willis Ray. 1925 2 Gregg, Willis Ray. AERONAUTICAL METEOROLOGY. NY: Ronald Pr., (1925). 144p, cloth, illus. (incl. maps & photos), covers worn & soiled, text stained & foxed, fair. 1st edition. A "...concise handbook ...(containing) essential facts of the upper air..." (Preface). 
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137 WINGED VICTORY, tHE STORY OF AMY JOHNSON
Grey, Elizabeth. 1966 2 Grey, Elizabeth. WINGED VICTORY, The Story of Amy Johnson. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1966). 160p, pictorial cloth, stamp on top page edges o/w vg+. 2nd printing. 
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138 JUNIOR AVIATION SCIENCE.
Grimm. D.H. 1942 3 Sloane, Eric Grimm. D.H. JUNIOR AVIATION SCIENCE. New York: Noble & Noble, Publishers, Inc. 111p., cloth, illus, covers soiled, spotted, lightly worn, ex-library (plate on front paste-down, small sticker on title-page, o/w unmarked), good. Illustrated by Eric Sloane and Clayton Knight. Dorothy Ruth Hose Grimm was a C.A.A. Certified Ground School Instructor. Eric Sloane (1905-1985) was a well-known artist and illustrator/author of many books. Knight (1891-1969) was an aviation illustrator, and illustrator of the comic strip Ace Drummond. 
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139 METALS FOR SUPERSONIC AIRCRAFT AND MISSILES.
Grobecker, D. W. 1958 2 Grobecker, D. W. METALS FOR SUPERSONIC AIRCRAFT AND MISSILES. Cleveland, OH: American Society for Metals, (1958). 432p, cloth, illus., vg. 
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140 FIGHTERS 1914-1945.
Gunston, Bill. 1978 2 Gunston, Bill. FIGHTERS 1914-1945. London: Phoebus Pub. (Crscent books), (1978). 128 p, 12 x 9", cloth, color and b/w illustrations, vg+ in vg+ pictorial dj. Illustrated by John Batchelor. 
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