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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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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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Where Eagles Flew an Early History of the Chilliwack Flying Club

By: Lawrence, Barb & Judy Robb

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Chilliwack BC, Fraser Valley Custom Printers: 1987

Seller ID: 12739


Light edge wear, small ink mark on front card cover ; Tight solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 40 pages View more info

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Voyageurs of the Air A history of civil aviation in Canada, 1858-1967

By: Main, J. R. K.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Queen's Printer: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18127


DJ shows light shelf wear, bottom fore corner bumped.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W and color plates; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 396 pages View more info

Image for Sixty Years  The RCAF and CF Air Command 1924-1984

Sixty Years The RCAF and CF Air Command 1924-1984

By: Milberry, Larry

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canav Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18353


Paper covered boards and DJ edges show some shelf wear. Light scuffing of DJ ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W and Colour photographs; 11 X 8.70 X 1.60 inches; 480 pages View more info

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Pioneering in Canadian Air Transport

By: Molson, Kenneth M

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, J. Richardson: 1974

Seller ID: 15949


DJ is scuffed, with small tears and chipping. Boards have shelfwear to extremities, corners bumped. Previous owner's name on front pastedown; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar. Colour illustrations of free end papers. ; B&W Illustrations; 11.10 X 8.60 X 1 inches; 315 pages; A very thorough record of early air transportation, including bush piloting in the north of Canada. View more info

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Sky Riders An Illustrated History of Aviation in Alberta, 1906-1945

By: Myers, Patricia A.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Saskatoon, Fifth House Books: 1995

Edition: 1st; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15625


Signed by Author; Only light wear. ; Small author signature on half title page. A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9.80 X 6.90 X 1 inches; 220 pages; Sky Riders traces the development of aviation in Alberta from the first tentative flights of fragile early aircraft to the establishment of the airplane as a key mode of transportation for recreation, business, industry, and agriculture. The only comprehensive book about aviation in the provinc... View more info

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Flying Colours A History of Commercial Aviation in Canada

By: Pigott, Peter

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Douglas & McIntyre: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15583


Light edge wear, small bump bottom front board, dust jacket lightly chipped. ; A bright, solid book DJ in Mylar ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 234 pages View more info

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Taming the Skies A Celebration of Canadian Flight

By: Pigott, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16113


Light wear to extremities.; DJ in Mylar. A bright, solid book.; 226 pages; "It is a cruel irony of history that as we celebrate the centenary of flight on December 17, 2003, aviation is in a tailspin and airlines are disappearing in Canada. Yet flight itself remains one of humanity's most spectacular triumphs, and Canada especially has much to be proud of. Contained within these covers is a complex portrait of Canadian aviation, from the Silver Dart to the Cormoran... View more info

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Canada's Aviation Pioneers 50 Years of McKee Trophy Winners

By: Sutherland, Alice Gibson

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Toronto, Mcgraw-Hill Ryerson Limited: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18642


Some shelf wear is present, with short tears and light chipping to DJ. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 304 pages View more info