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Wop May, bush pilot

By: Allan, Iris Constance Sommerville

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke Irwin: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15767


Dust jacket has some chipping and short tears head & tail of spine, some erasure top of front free end paper, previous owner's name at base. ; A tight solid book. White cloth covered boards with black art work matching DJ art. Illustrations by William Wheeler ; B&W Illustrations; 170 pages; This is a light novelization of the life of Wilfrid 'Wop' May. "Born at Carberry, Manitoba on 20 March 1896, during the First World War he was the pilot pursued by the “Red Baro... View more info

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Hindenburg An Illustrated History

By: Archbold, Rick

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Toronto, Penguin Books Canada: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17535


Dust jacket has short tear with creasing bottom fore edge ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Colour Illustrations; 229 pages; A beautifully written history of the German airship 'Hindenburg', built during the Nazi era and used by Hitler for propaganda purposes. It met its untimely end on May 6, 1937 at Lakehurst, New Jersey while trying to dock following a trans-Atlantic crossing. Hundreds of period photographs, plus dozens of beautiful colour il... View more info

Image for Canucks Unlimited  Royal Canadian Air Force CF-100 Squadrons and Aircraft, 1952-1963

Canucks Unlimited Royal Canadian Air Force CF-100 Squadrons and Aircraft, 1952-1963

By: Baglow, Bob

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Canuck Publications: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18523


Card covers show light shelf wear and corner curl. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W and colour illustrations; 124 pages View more info

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Winged Warfare

By: Bishop, William A. (Major)

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart: 1918

Seller ID: 17562


Cloth boards show edge wear, with soiling and remainder mark of library label on leather spine. Corner pieces missing from BFEP and last two pages, but text present. Moisture stains throughout book, but no musty smell present. Usual library markings, card pockets have been removed. This was obviously read by many people - pages show soil and a few tears. This book was obviously rebound. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½... View more info

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Jump for it! Stories of the caterpillar club

By: Bowman, Gerald

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Ltd.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17258


Blue cloth boards show light edge wear, small corner bumps. DJ has small tape-repaired tears, chipping to top of DJ spine. Some foxing of page edges ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages; A history of the development and use of the parachute in both military and civilian situations. "Gerald Bowman provides an interesting section on the development of the parachute, from the clumsy "balloon-... View more info

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Amelia Earhart; a Report

By: Carrington, Capt. George Carson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Britnav Services: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9943


Long tear across front panel of DJ with crease, some scuffing and short tears stabilized in clear mylar cover ; A bright solid, book ; This is the first report on Amelia Earhart to include a diversionary flight over the Truk and Kwajalein Atolls in the Caroline and Marshall Islands. View more info

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An Illustrated History of the R.A.F.; Battle of Britain 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition

By: Conyers Nesbit, Roy

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Godalming, Surrey UK, COLOUR LIBRARY BOOKS: 1992

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 16410


Light edge wear and short tears top of the spine of dustjacket ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 320 pages; A very attractive copy of this 15 inch folio edition. Retells the story of the Royal Air Force, from the early days of balloons and experimental flying machines, through the two World Wars, to the Falklands campaign View more info

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Helicopters The British Columbia Story

By: Corley-Smith, Peter & David N. Parker

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Sono Nis Press: 1998

Seller ID: 17473


Card covers show light shelf wear, faint crease on bottom front cover.; A bright, solid book, text unmarked.; Trade PB; B&W and Colour Photographs; 8.80 X 7.80 X 0.50 inches; 226 pages; "Helicopter flying changed aviation around the world forever. Early developments spearheaded by courageous pilots and engineers in the rugged terrain of British Columbia were instrumental in the development of helicopter technology internationally. The early, fragile-looking machines ... View more info

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Seattle's Commercial Aviation 1908-1941

By: Davies, Ed & Steve Ellis & Foreword by Bill Boeing Jr.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: 17949


A bright, solid book, card covers are clean and crisp. ; Images of Aviation; B&W Photographs; 9.10 X 6.40 X 0.40 inches; 128 pages; "Interested in aviation as early as 1910, William Boeing waited until 1914 for his first airplane ride. In 1916, he founded the airplane company that put Seattle on the aviation map. Before Boeing, Seattle featured aircraft builders like Eugene Romano, G. T. Takasou, Tom Hamilton, and Herb Munter. Boeing emerged during World War I and, b... View more info

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The Arrow

By: Dow, James

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Toronto, Lorimer: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15444


Dust jacket scuffed with sticker damage lower front & base of spine, gift notation front free end paper ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 160 pages; On February 20, 1959, Prime Minister John Diefenbaker announced to the House of Commons the cancellation of the CF-105 Arrow. Its development costs to that time were $340 million. The Arrow was to be the world’s unsurpassed interceptor aircraft. Yet within two months of the Prime Minister’s announcem... View more info

The Magnificent Distances Early aviation in British Columbia, 1910-1940

By: Duffy, Dennis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 1980

Seller ID: 10032


Some wear to corners; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; Sound heritage series #28; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 78 pages View more info

Image for de Havilland ; You STOL My Heart Away Stories, Memories and History of de Havilland In Canada 1928-1993

de Havilland ; You STOL My Heart Away Stories, Memories and History of de Havilland In Canada 1928-1993

By: Ellis, Bert

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Canada, De Havilland Inc.: 1993

Seller ID: 15328


Gift notation on title page, some creasing at corners of card covers ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 276 pages View more info

Quest For A Northern Air Route

By: Forbes, Alexander

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1953

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 12076


Some water damage along front edges of boards, otherwise tight and solid, unmarked. Price clipped DJ is worn & chipped, scuffed with short tape repaired tears ; DJ in Mylar ; B&W Photographs; 141 pages View more info

DEFINITIONS AND FORMULAE FOR STUDENTS (AERONAUTICS).

By: Frier, John D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman: 1940

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 11493


Card covers show some edgewear, creasing, previous owner's name on front cover, half title, and title page ; A tight solid book. Text unmarked; Trade PB View more info

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Who Killed the Avro Arrow?

By: Gainor, Chris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, Folklore Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Edition

Seller ID: 16560


Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 8.10 X 5.20 X 0.80 inches; 256 pages; A.V. Roe and Avro Aircraft developed the most highly evolved fighter, one that out performed anything that the US was producing at the time. Prime Minister Diefenbaker, under pressure from below the border cancelled the contract and ordered the 6 existing aircraft destroyed. This book asks some pertinent questions. View more info

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Avro Lancaster in Unit Service,

By: Garbett, Mike

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New York, Arco Pub. Co: 1970

Seller ID: 18453


Card covers show some light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book ; Arco-Aircam aviation series, no. 12; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.70 X 7.10 X 0.30 inches; Unpaginated pages View more info

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No. 242 Squadron, the Canadian years The story of the RAF's all-Canadian fighter squadron

By: Halliday, Hugh A

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Stittsville ON, Canada's Wings: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17649


DJ & book show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Extensive footnotes throughout, appendices and bibliography at the back of the book. ; B&W Photographs; 9.13 X 6.06 X 1.02 inches; 177 pages; "In the autumn of 1939 a fighter squadron of the Royal Air Force was formed from Canadians who were already serving with the RAF. A Canadian unit would thus be participating in the war in the period before men and units of the RCAF... View more info

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The Lost Squadron

By: Hayes, David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17897


DJ shows very light shelf wear. Gift inscription on front pastedown. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W and Colour photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pages; During World War II in 1942, a fleet of warplanes consisting of two B-17 "Flying Fortress" bombers and six P-38 Lightning fighters were flying on a transfer run from North America to Scotland. During the leg of the flight from Greenland to Iceland, they ran into severe... View more info

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Hunting Warbirds The Obsessive Quest for the Lost Aircraft of World War II

By: Hoffman, Carl

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18431


Small remainder dot on bottom page edges.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 245 pages; "“Winged treasure” they call them–the lost remains of the great American fighter planes and bombers that won World War II. Hellcats and Superfortresses, Corsairs and Dauntlesses. Produced by the thousands at the height of the war, and then cast off as scrap in the decades that followed, these warbirds are no... View more info

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Douglas Bader; a biography

By: Jackson, Robert

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Ltd.: 1983

Seller ID: 17541


DJ shows light edge wear, previous owner's name on inside front board. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9.21 X 6.30 X 1.02 inches; 170 pages; The biography of the reknowned pilot and World War II ace, who accomplished more than his airmen contemporaries despite having lost both legs due to an aviation crash in 1932. View more info