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Modern Flight

By: Clevenger, Cloyd illustrations by Clayton Knight

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Noble and Noble 1941: 1941-01-01

Seller ID: 140905001

Condition: Used: Very Good

Hardcover, Noble and Noble Publishers New York, 1982 294 pages..Very Good+ in a VG+ DJ..just a touch of shelf/edge wear to blue cloth boards with silver titles-corners sharp..minor shelf/edge wear to un-clipped DJ-now in previous owner marks-all pages are clean and crisp..for the beginning student circa 1941, how to fly, from the basics to advanced acrobatics-still applicable today and well done..very handsome copy..Thanks for supporting a small family business..LOC SSM-11 View more info

Blue Ribbon of the Air: The Gorden Bennett Races by Henry Serrano Villard

By: Henry Serrano Villard

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Smithsonian: 1987-12-17

Seller ID: 13-HCUJ-GG0Z

ISBN: 0874749425

Condition: Used: Very Good

Hardcover, in Very Good Condition, moderate shelf wear/rubbing to Dust Jacket-now in A Brand New Mylar cover...No notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp...Fascinating story of the most prestigious early aviation contest "The Gordon Bennett Race"-launched in 1909, captured twice by the united states and once by England, the coveted trophy came into the permanent possession of France after three successive wins by that nation...In the eleven years of its existence, the victor's speed had risen from 47.65 to 168.5 miles per hour...ISBN-0874749425...Thanks for supporting a ... View more info

Thompson Trophy Racers: The Pilots and Planes of America's Air Racing Glory Days 1929-49

By: Huntington, Roger

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Motorbooks Intl: 1989-08-01

Seller ID: 150814003

ISBN: 0879383658

Condition: Near Fine

Softcover, First Edition Motorbooks International 191 pages..Near Fine in photo-illustrated wraps..just a touch of shelf/edge wear to previous owner marks - all pages are bright, clean and crisp..detailed text and over 200 rare vintage photographs tell the story of the pilots and planes of America's Air Racing Glory Days 1929-49..Highly recommended for all aviation exceptional copy..ISBN-0879383658..Thanks for supporting a small family business..LOC SSM-9 View more info

The national air racers in 3-views, 1929-1949

By: Mendenhall, Charles A

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Diane Publishing Company: 1971-01-01

Seller ID: 150814001

Condition: Very Good +

Softcover, 1971 Diane Publishing Company 62 pages..Very Good+ in illustrated wraps..just a touch of shelf/edge wear to previous owner marks and no notes of any kind - all pages are bright, clean and crisp..all the great air racers are here in pictorial plan form. Over 90 different planes are included. All have been carefully researched to make them as accurate as possible. In some cases no formal plans of the racers ever existed, and in others the original drawings have long since been lost or destroyed. A few of the actual planes continue to exist in museums around the country, b... View more info

Aircraft Profile No. 51: The Gee Bee Racers

By: Peter Bowers

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Profile Publications Ltd.: 1965-01-01

Seller ID: 150603011

Condition: Very Good

Softcover, Profile Publications London..Number 51..Very Good in illustrated wraps..minor shelf/edge wear to stapled pictorial wrappers(this has the Red and White cover from the 60's) notes or writing-all pages are clean and crisp...the acknowledged standard reference work for military/aviation historians and modelers in the 60's. Each issue is devoted to one aircraft, its history and exploits. This issue highlights the Gee Bee Racers. Numerous vintage B&W photographs-inside front cover has a full color 3-view along with full color side-views on the rear inside cover..Very Scarce..Thanks fo... View more info

Racing Planes and Air Races: A Complete History 1909-1967 (Racing Planes and Air Races)

By: Reed Kinert

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Aero Publishers: 1969-01-01

Seller ID: 150813002

Condition: Near Fine

Hardcover, 1969 Aero Publishers 400 pages..Near Fine, no jacket - as cloth with gilt titles-corners previous owner markings- all pages are bright, clean and crisp..4 softcover volumes bound together in one nice hardcover. Vol. 1: 1909-1923, 96 pages. Vol. 2: 1924-1931, 96 pages. Vol. 3: 1932-1939, 96 pages. Vol. 4: 1946-1967, 112 pages. Covers Air Racing from 1909 to 1967.. Loaded with vintage B&W photographs and many two-views and three-views drawn by the author..Thanks for supporting a small family business..LOC SSM-13 View more info