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FREEDOM OF THE SKIES: An Illustrated History Of Fifty Years of NATO Airpower

By: March, Peter R.

Price: $17.10

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1999

Seller ID: 003120

ISBN: 0304352381

Condition: Very Good


256pp., awesome colour plates, complimented by archival b/w plates, a combined display of stunning fire-power.Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Surface scratch on front board, otherwise fine. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn and has a clean, closed cut, across the middle, at the front. Fifty years ago sixteen nations came together to form NATO [North Atlantic Treaty Organisation], with the goal of keeping the peace in Europe. More than 250 photographs, many air-to-air shots, pay tribute to fifty years of NATO.Conten... View more info

HAWKER HUNTER F. 1/T.66 IN ROYAL AIR FORCE & FOREIGN SERVICE

By: Mason, Francis K. (Text by) and Ward, Richard (Illustrated and Compiled by)

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Berkshire, England, Osprey Publications Limited: 1971

Edition: First British

Seller ID: 005056

Condition: Very Good +


Unpaginated (48 pages). Eight page colour plate section (artwork and identifying marks by Richard Ward), plus numerous b/white photographic and line-drawn aircraft illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Richard Ward) card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. Primarily pictorial (text by Francis K. Mason), this stand-alone volume in the Osprey Publications 'Aircam Aviation' series reviews the Hawker Hunter, the first phototype of which flew skyward on July 20, 1951. In service 1955-1964, and in operational decline for a further five years. Book wei... View more info

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MCDONNELL DOUGLAS F/A-18 HORNET. Aerofax Minigraph 25

By: Miller, Jay

Price: $20.90

Publisher: Arlington, Texas, U.S.A., Jay Miller/Aerofax Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008632

ISBN: 0942548396

Condition: Very Good +


48pp., pictorially-illustrated throughout; four page centre-spread colour plate section, numerous b/white halftone plates, and fully supported by sectional and cutaway line drawings and tables. Saddle-stitched, staple-bound format. Staples clean and tight. Booklet square and clean. Gloss, pictorial and line illustrated limp wrapper lightly bumped on foredge corners, else very good. Text-block unmarked. A stand-alone title in the 'Aerofax Minigraph' series features the formidable powerhouse aircaft, the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet, the phototype of which rolled out of its facility in St. Lo... View more info

WEATHER FOR THE NEW PILOT

By: Morrison, Tom

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Ames, Iowa, U.S.A., Iowa State University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003552

ISBN: 0813817730

Condition: Very Good +


x, + 175pp., b/white halftone plate frontispiece, plus small, intext illustrations, graphs and maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Security sticker affixed to inside rear cover. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. " 'Weather For The New Pilot' is a compendium of information about the workings of the sky and how they affect both the light aircraft's performance and the pilot's ability to see." Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Nature of the problem, Temperature, Wind, Day-Night-Seasons and Terrain: Performance effects, Disorienta... View more info

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METEOROLOGY

By: Nimbus

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Tullamarine, Victoria, Australia, (Author): 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009225

ISBN: 0959182500

Condition: Very Good


Sectional pagination. Perfect-bound softcover format. Spine firm, mildly cocked. Illustrated throughout with line-drawn diagrams. Stylized, art-illustrated ripple card wrapper lightly soiled, and faded on spine. A variety of coloured papers used for sectional and revision purposes, with several random, but relevant, annotations throughout, else leaves clean. Additionally, loosely inserted is a folded A4 sheet, printed one side, in table form, headed 'Aviation Messages'. For aviation students, contents include: Prelims., Glossary of Terminology, 9 'sections', Revision Answers, Trial Examination... View more info

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COLLISION COURSE : The Truth About Airline Safety

By: Ralph Nader, and Wesley J. Smith

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Roseville, NSW, Australia, McGraw-Hill Book Company Australia: 1993

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 012106

ISBN: 0074701193

Condition: Good +


xxii, + 378pp. Australian edition, printed and published 1993, but consisting of American data. Book clean, square. Spine firm, mildly colour-faded. Illustrated card wrapper slightly creased and edgeworn. Textblock minimally dampstained on last six leaves, else unmarked. "Scary stuff, best read after your aircraft has landed." Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 20 chapters over 7 'parts', Epilogue, Appendix (NTSB accidents), Abbreviations, Glossary, Refs., Index. Book weight approx. 550g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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REPUBLIC P-47 THUNDERBOLT: The Operational Record

By: Scutts, Jerry

Price: $22.80

Publisher: Shrewsbury, England, Airlife Publishing: 1998

Edition: 1st U.K.

Seller ID: 003491

ISBN: 1853108219

Condition: Very Good +


167pp., unpaginated, colour-art illustrated [various profiles], 8 page section. Intext, candid and action-illustrated b/w halftone illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated [probably author], loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. A heavyweight single-seater with distinctive, rugged lines, the Thunderbolt lacked elegance, but had strength and fire power. Initially used as a long-range escort fighter protecting B-17s and B-24s, accredited with over 3,900 enemy kills, later, when superseded by the P-51 Mus... View more info

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HOT AIR BALLOONS

By: Spindler, Ailsa

Price: $15.20

Publisher: New York, Todtri Book Publishers (Robert M. Tod): 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013280

ISBN: 1577171594

Condition: Very Good


80pp., illustrated throughout: colour and b/white halftone plates. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Photographic, colour-illustrated gloss boards have several minor blind indentations, else very good. Textblock unmarked. From the rear board: "This authoritative and fascinating book tells the complete story of hot air ballooning, from its eighteenth-century beginnings in France right up to the present day. It describes how balloons are made, what equipment is needed, the record breakers, the excitement of competition flying, the pleasures of leisure flying and what it takes to become a su... View more info

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CABIN & FLIGHT CREW MEDICAL MANUAL. Parts One & Two (Bound as one). Issue 3

By: Staff Writers, British Airways Health Services

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Hounslow, Middlesex, United Kingdom, British Airways Health Services, Dept. Of Medical Training: 1995

Seller ID: 010451

Condition: Very Good


vii, + 121pp., plus v, + 35. Intext line-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Text printed card wrapper mildly bumped and edgeworn. Textblock bumped on upper foredge corner, else unmarked. Third issue of the British Airways Cabin and Flight Crew Medical Manual, Part 1, consists of 9 chapters: aviation physiology, first aid, life-threatening emergencies, other medical emergencies, injuries, other medical problems, emergency childbirth, hygiene, crew health care and index. Part 2 consists of an Introduction, and 4 chapters: crew responsibilities, aircraft medical equipment and documentati... View more info

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PLANE SAFE. Inquiry into Aviation Safety : The Commuter and General Aviation Sectors. December 1995

By: Standing Committee on Transport, Communications and Infrastructure, Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia (Compiled by)

Price: $24.70

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T., Australia, Australian Government Publishing Service: 1995

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012224

ISBN: 0644346116

Condition: Very Good


xviii, + 174pp., intext tables and figures throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Duo-tone, pictorially-illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn, with a faint sticker ghost on upper front cover. Textblock (including 18 leaves of grey stock) unmarked. This report is a first report conducted by a committee/sub-committee of members of the House of Representatives, 37th Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, into aviation safety in Australia. Contents include: Prelims., Members of Committee, Introduction, 12 chapters, References, Appendices. Book weight approx. 375g. *Postage charge... View more info

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FLYING THE BIG JETS (All you wanted to know about the Jumbos but couldn't find a pilot to ask)

By: Stewart, Stanley

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Princeton (via Airlife Publishing, Shrewsbury, England): 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 009274

ISBN: 0906393396

Condition: Very Good +


(viii), + 285pp., illustrated throughout: intext b/white half-tone plates, line-drawings, maps and tables. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Light bump on foot of plain blue boards. Text-block unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn, and minimally colour-faded on spine. A career aviator, the author, Stanley Stewart, takes the reader, chapter-by-chapter, from the basics of the big jets in preparation for the pilot's seat on an 'actual' flight from London to New York . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, ... View more info

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BASIC AERONAUTICS FOR MODELLERS

By: Sutherland, Alasdair

Price: $22.80

Publisher: Upton-Upon-Severn, Worchester, U.K., Traplet Publications: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013596

ISBN: 0951058940

Condition: Very Good +


122pp., intext, b/white halftone plates, line-drawings, graphs, tables and sketches throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and has a vertical reading crease on front wrap. Textblock unmarked. The author Alasdair Sutherland draws on his personal experience as a student, a pilot, and most importantly as a aero-modeller, to skillfully guide the reader through the basics of aircraft flight and performance before addressing issues specific to model aircraft . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction. 20 chapters. Appendices. Glossary. Inde... View more info

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THE PILOT'S MANUAL Series 4: Flight Rules and Air Law for the Private Pilot Licence and Commercial Pilot Licence

By: Thom, Trevor

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Williamstown, Victoria, Aviation Theory Centre: 1995

Edition: 4th

Seller ID: 000289

ISBN: 1875537325

Condition: Very Good


x, & chapter pagination [approx. total 170 pages], b/w diagrams, graphs, charts throughout. A number and name on rear fep, else clean and tight. Illustrated stiff card wrap has minor bumps to foredge corners and some mild general scuffing. 9 chapters including: Aviation Documents, Flight Crew Licences, Flight Rules and Conditions of Flight, Air Service Operations, Aerodromes, Airspace/Air Traffic Services, Operational Procedure for Controlled/Uncontrolled Airspace, Emergencies, Appendices, more. Weight approx. 520g. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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THE FLYING SCOTS : A Century of Aviation in Scotland

By: Webster, Jack

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011775

ISBN: 0952217422

Condition: Very Good +


88pp., intext, colour and b/white halftone plate illustrations (some archival, others contemporary) throughout. Oblong format, double column text. Book clean. Spine square. Art-illustrated (Dugald Cameron) card wrapper lightly edgeworn, soft corner crease to rear panel. Text-block unmarked. The story of one hundred years of aviation in Scotland. Book weight approx. 440g. Size: 8vo [Oblong/Landscape format) View more info

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COMBAT AIRCRAFT Since 1945

By: Wilson, Stewart

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Fyshwick, ACT, Australia, Aerospace Publications: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008706

ISBN: 1875671501

Condition: Very Good +


145pp., plus Glossary and Index, colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper mildly scuffed. "A comprehensive directory of the world's combat aircraft since 1945 with over 260 entries spanning the technological advances developed over nearly six decades. From the last of the piston engined fighters and bombers, through the early jet age and on to today's highly advanced aircraft, 'Combat Aircraft Since 1945' covers the fighters, bombers, maritime patrol aircraft and helicopter gunships which have fough... View more info

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VAMPIRE, MACCHI AND IROQUOIS IN AUSTRALIAN SERVICE

By: Wilson, Stewart

Price: $24.70

Publisher: Weston Creek, A.C.T., Australia, Aerospace Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013345

ISBN: 1875671072

Condition: Very Good


198pp., plus (iii). Illustrated throughout: photographic colour plates, b/white halftone plates (archival and private sources), plus line-drawn plans and maps. Book clean. Spine firm but minimally canted. Colour-art illustrated (Z. Margulies) card wrapper has mild edgewear, else lightly bumped. Textblock unmarked. A stand-alone, Volume 12 in the 'Australian Airpower' series. This title recounts - "The exploits and achievements of three of Australia's most important postwar military aircraft." Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, The De Havilland Vampire in Australian Service. The ... View more info

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BAe/MCDONNELL DOUGLAS HARRIER

By: Wilson, Stewart

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Shrewsbury, U.K./ New South Wales, Australia, Airlife Publishing/Wilson Media: 2000

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 013505

ISBN: 1840372184

Condition: Very Good +


48pp., colour plate illustrations throughout, including frontispiece. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-illustrated card wrapper minimally bumped only. Textblock unmarked. A stand-alone volume in the 'Aviation Notebook' series, this book tells the story of the Harrier, the revolutionary combat aircraft that was the world's first V/STOL fixed wing aircraft. Initially 'unloved', respect for the aircraft changed after spectacular performances in the Falklands and Gulf Wars . . . Contents include: Prelims., Towards V/STOL. Harrier GR.1/3. AV-8A Harrier. Sea Harrier. Colour Profiles. Harrie... View more info

RAAF 70th ANNIVERSARY AIR SHOW

By: Wilson, Stewart [Editor]

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Hornsby, New South Wales, Chevron Publishing Group: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000267

ISBN: 1875221077

Condition: Very Good +


Unpaginated [approx. 120 pages]. Some b/w [historical], mostly colour pics throughout. No dustjacket, as issued. Pages clean, tight, unmarked. Action photo stiff card wrap has very minor bumps to foredge corners. A photographic history of the Royal Australian Air Force, illustrated with some great action photography. Weight approx. 580g. View more info

HISTORICAL BRITISH AIRCRAFT: Hawker Siddeley Aviation 1909-1972

By: [????]

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Kogorah, N.S.W., Australia, Historian Publishers: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000782

Condition: Good


52pp., historic b/w illustrations throughout. Staples tight, leaves clean. Full colour [both sides] illustrated wrapper bumped edges and corners, else light scratches to laminated surface. A pageant of aviation history, covering Arvo- Armstrong- Whitworth- Airspeed- De Havilland- Blackburn- Folland- Sopwith- Gloster- Hawker Siddeley Aviation. Book weight approx. 240g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

WORLD AIR POWER JOURNAL: Volume 39. Winter 1999

By: [Edited by] Donald, David

Price: $22.80

Publisher: London, Aerospace Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 003349

ISBN: 186184039X

Condition: Near Fine


160pp., spectacular, intext colour illustrations, including several fold-outs, throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. Published quarterly, feature articles in this volume include: Mitsubishi F-2, Sukhoi SU-24 'Fencer', and an Air Power analysis of Italy. Additional contents include: Military Aviation Review, Air Force update-Bangladesh and Austria, Briefing, IRIAF: 75th Anniversary, Fuerzo Aerea de El Salvador, Allied Force Part 2, Westland Lynx Variant Briefing, and Index. Book weight approx. 720g. View more info