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Modern Combat Aircraft
Chant, Christopher
ISBN: 0711203369
Winchmore Publishing Services London, England 1984 Edition Not Stated
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, edition not stated, 1325g, 192pgs. This is an essential reference book containing information and technical specifications on some 240 aircraft, with over 200 photographs in colour and black and white. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear. Dj has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.   Good/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: WARAIR39  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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The Lonely Sky
Bridgeman, William; Hazard, Jacqueline
Cassell London 1956 First Edition
 Hard Cover 278pp, photos. Test pilot's story  Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320068  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Vertical Take-Off: The Inside Story of British Aerospace’s Comeback from Crisis to World Class
Evans, Sir Richard; and Price, Colin
ISBN: 1857882458
Nicholas Brealey Publishing Limited London, England 1999 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 476gms, 214 pages. This book is a stirring and straight-talking account of the real world challenge of managing massive change successfully by creating a new mindset, a new culture and new leadership to become a world-class competitor.Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000527  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World’s Aircraft: Military and Civil Aviation from the Beginnings to the Present Day, The
Mondey, David (ed)
ISBN: 0906286395
New Burlington Books England 1988 Reprint
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 1610gms, 320 pages. This encyclopedia is the first fully international guide to list all the world's manufacturers of production aircraft, both military and civil, from the beginning of powered flight to the present day. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and discolouration, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000825  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Milestones of Aviation: Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum
Greenwood, John T. (ed)
ISBN: 0883635895
Hugh Lauter Levin Associates New York, USA 1989 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, Over 2.5kgs in weight, 310 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book provides authoritative text on the history of aviation plau more than 400 illustrations, including 149 in colour. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000836  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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History of Military Aviation
Gunston, Bill
ISBN: 0753708248
Chancellor Press London, England 2003 First Thus
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 1100g, 192pgs. This book explores the development of military aircraft from balloons to stealth bombers and unmanned fighters. It looks at the freat airforces of the world, the development of tactics and describes the ground-breaking planes of the past, present and future. Book is in very good condition with only very mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: WARAIR40  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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RAAF 70th ANNIVERSARY AIR SHOW
Wilson, Stewart [Editor]
ISBN: 1875221077
Chevron Publishing Group Hornsby, New South Wales 1992 First Edition
 Stiff Card Paperback 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.  Very Good +
Price: 18.49 (AUD)
Book Number: 000267  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HEAVENLY ADVENTURER: Sefton Brancker and the Dawn of British Aviation
Collier, Basil
Secker & Warburg London 1959 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 242pp., unpaginated, candid and archival, b/w halftone plates, and caricature sketch plate, throughout. Book clean, slightly cocked. Spine firm, bright silver title there-on. Bumped on foredge corners [lower worse]. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn with short closed tears, bumped as boards, and production ink-scuff on spine. The story of Sefton Brancker, whose initiative and input was integral to the birth and rise of British Aviation from 1910....Born on 22 March, 1877, he died at Beauvais on 5 October, 1930, in the R.101 disaster. Contents include: 28 chapters, Sources, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 460g.   Good+/Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003114  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WORLD AIR POWER JOURNAL: Volume 39. Winter 1999
[Edited by] Donald, David
ISBN: 186184039X
Aerospace Publishing London 1999 
 Softcover 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.  Near Fine
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003349  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WORLD AIR POWER JOURNAL: Volume 38. Autumn/Fall 1999
[Edited by] Donald, David
ISBN: 1861840357
Aerospace Publishing London 1999 
 Softcover 160pp., spectacular, intext colour illustrations, including 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: Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, Boeing CH-47 Chinook Variant Briefing, and an analysis of Australian Air Power. Additional contents include: Military Aviation Review, Allied Force, Desert Fox, Kawasaki OH-1, CEAM, Spain, Gordon State Guard, and Index. Book weight approx. 700g.   Near Fine
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003350  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WORLD AIR POWER JOURNAL: Volume 27. Winter 1996
[Edited by] Donald, David
ISBN: 1874023832
Aerospace Publishing London 1999 
 Softcover 160pp., spectacular, intext colour illustrations throughout, including fold-outs. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn with small areas of laminate lifting on foredges. Published quarterly, feature articles in this volume include: Boeing B-52H, Antonov AN-12 'Cub' Variant Briefing, Kuwait Air Force and United States Army Aviation: Part 1. Additional contents include: Military Aviation Review, Briefing, Hong King-Last chance to see?, Atlas Cheetah, and Index. Book weight approx. 700g.   Very Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003351  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CRASH: Military Aircraft Disasters, Accidents and Incidents
Brookes, Andrew
ISBN: 0711019657
Ian Allan Ltd. London 1991 1st U.K.
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 176pp., intext, b/white illustrations throughout: line-drawn maps, candid halftones and some graphically illustrated disasters. Book clean and square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Former owner's name, felt-pen deleted on [plain] inside rear board. Flying is not inherently dangerous, but when things go wrong...The author has gathered together varied and captivating accounts of military flying accidents ranging from the Wright Brother's early flops to high-tech incidents in the supersonic era...Contents include: Prelims., [Incidents], Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 550g.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 003490  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WEATHER FOR THE NEW PILOT
Morrison, Tom
ISBN: 0813817730
Iowa State University Press Ames, Iowa, U.S.A. 1991 First Edition
 Original Blue Cloth HB & DJ 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, Disorientation, Ceiling/Visibility, Water in atmosphere, Precipitation, Stability, Pressure systems, Obtaing/Using information, Aircraft and pilot, What about instrument rating, Conclusion, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 450g.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003552  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HAWKER HUNTER F. 1/T.66 IN ROYAL AIR FORCE & FOREIGN SERVICE
Mason, Francis K. (Text by) and Ward, Richard (Illustrated and Compiled by)
Osprey Publications Limited Berkshire, England 1971 First British
 Softcover 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 weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005056  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE MICROLIGHT FLYING MANUAL
Campbell, R.D. And Jones, J.
ISBN: 0246119144
Granada Publishing United Kingdom  2nd Edition
 Softcover No publication date (post 1982). Sectional pagination (Eight sections=400+ pages). Illustrated throughout: one colour plate, plus intext, full-colour maps, b/white halftone, line-drawn illustrations, graphs and diagrams. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, text-block edges minimally flecked. Bumps on foredge corners, and heel of spine. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped, creased and edgeworn. "This manual has been specifically written to cover the knowledge required for all microlight pilots . . . Of great value to microlight students and qualified pilots, contents include: 1/ Air Legislation, 2/ Traffic Rules and Services, 3/ Pilot Navigation, 4/ Aviation Meteorology, 5/ Principles of Flight, 6/ Microlight Engines & Instruments, 7/ Flying Training, 8/ Progress Tests. Book weight approx. 820g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 46.75 (AUD)
Book Number: 005752  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SPITFIRE SPECIAL
Hooton, Ted
ISBN: 0711002932
Ian Allan Ltd. London 1983 Reprint
 Hardcover 63pp., b/white photographic illustrations, and several b/white maps throughout, plus 4 page colour art-illustrated section (M. Roffe). Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss illustrated boards are mildly bumped on foredge corners, with a very small area of laminate abrasion/loss to lower corner at front, and upper edge near spine. Light indentations. "New light on an historic fighter . . . " Contents include: Performance and Versatility - The Hallmark of the Spitfire, 1934-1941 - Design, Early Development and Into Battle, Spitfires at Dispersal, Development of the Breed, Development of the High Altitude Spitfire, Defence of the Orkney and Shetland Islands, Allied Squadrons of the RAF, Canadian Spitfires, 'Bits of Spits', 'Wheels Up', The Desert Spitfires, Italy 1943, The Spitfire VIII in Italy and Burma, Photo-Reconnaissance Developments, Allies and Friends . . . , 1945 to 1957 - The Swan Song, Demobbed Spitfires. Book weight approx. 480g.   Very Good
Price: 28.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 008338  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AIRLINERS OF THE WORLD
Wilson, Stewart
ISBN: 1875671447
Aerospace Publications Fyshwick, ACT, Australia 2000 First Edition
 Softcover 176pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Tiny spot to title page, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. "A comprehensive directory of all the world's airliners since 1914 with 300 entries spanning every stage of civil air transport from fabric and wire biplanes to fly-by-wire widebody jets. From the Benoist XIV to the Concorde, from the Douglas DC-2 to Boeing's 777, they are all described and illustrated in this unique high quality reference directory." Book weight approx. 500g.   Very Good +
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 008705  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FREEDOM OF THE SKIES: An Illustrated History Of Fifty Years of NATO Airpower
March, Peter R.
ISBN: 0304352381
Cassell & Co. London 1999 
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 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....Contents include: Prelims., Formation, Cold War intensifies, New Aircraft, Technology advances, Keeping the peace, New dawn, NATO Tigers, Postscript, Credits, Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 1450g. [1.45KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 003120  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE WORLD’S GREATEST AIRCRAFT
Chant, Christopher & Taylor, Michael J.H.
ISBN: 1853614904
S.Webb & Son Isle of Anglesey, U.K. 2001 
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 445pp., OBLONG FORMAT,gloss pictorial boards, colour frontispiece. Illustrated throughout, mostly in colour, with small b/w line drawings accompanying each description. Pages clean, unmarked. Illustrated [identical to boards] dustjacket has small closed tear to top rear foredge, and top of spine, some general bumps and scuffs. Contents include: Early Fighters, Role of the Fighter and Bomber, Military Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Specialised Aircraft, Chronology of Flight, c.843 B.C.-2001. Weight approx. 1250g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Fair +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 000327  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WINGS OF FAME. The Journal of Classic Combat Aircraft. Volume 5
Edited By David Donald, et al [various contributors]
ISBN: 1874023913
Aerospace Publishing London 1996 First Edition
 Hardcover 160pp., intext illustrations throughout: photographic colour and b/white, with schematic foldouts and colour-art by various artists. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorial, gloss boards nominally bumped. An interesting, stand-alone volume [5] on military aircraft, both past and present. Contents include: Skoshi Tiger, On Ice-Antarctic Operations, Vought F-8 Crusader, Spitfire Spyplanes, German Jet VTOL, FMA 1. Ae. 30 NAMCU, A-4 Skyhawk Variants: Part 2, RAF Fighters: 192-1929, Index. Book weight approx. 1.02 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003991  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FLYING THE BIG JETS (All you wanted to know about the Jumbos but couldn’t find a pilot to ask)
Stewart, Stanley
ISBN: 0906393396
Princeton (via Airlife Publishing, Shrewsbury, England) Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1984 First Thus
 Hardcover and Dustjacket (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, Part 1/ The Facts. Part 2/ The Flight. Appendix (The Big Jets), Abbs., Index. Included loose: A Royal Victorian Aero Club recommended check list card (annotated), previously creased, in good condition. Item weight approx. 580g.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009274  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ROLLS ROYCE LIMITED : The Jet Engine
(Staff Writers)
Rolls-Royce Limited (Aero Division Derby, England 1973 Third Revised Edition, Reprint
 Softcover 229pp., colour plate, schematic frontis leaf (2 x 2 designs), plus numerous intext line-drawn schematic diagrams (some multi-coloured), several half-tone plates, tables, graphs and formulae. Book clean and square. Spine firm and uncreased. Foredges have in-production round-cornering. Pictorially-illustrated gloss card wrapper significantly creased on rear wrap, else very good. Several leaves minimally moisture marked on upper foredge corner, otherwise text-block unmarked. Publication Ref. T.S.D. 1302; Revised 3rd Edition. "This book has been written to provide a simple and self-contained description of the working and underlying principles of the aero gas turbine engine." Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 23 chapters ('Parts'). Book weight approx. 755g.   Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009275  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BULLDOG : The Bristol Bulldog Fighter
Luff, David
ISBN: 0906393949
Airlife Publishing Shrewsbury, England 1987 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket (x) + 188pp., colour-art illustrated (montage-style) (Richard Ward) endpapers. Intext b/white halftone plates (archival and private sources), plus line-drawn schematics throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain blue boards nominally bumped on upper foredge corner. Text-block pristine. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially edgeworn, and bumped (as boards). Conceived as a private venture by the Bristol Aeroplane Company in 1926, the Bulldog was one of the best of the silver biplanes to fly with the Royal Air Force (and other national Air Forces) during the 1930s. This is the story . . . Contents include: Prelims., Dedication, Acks., Foreword, Preface, 10 chapters, Appendices (5: Data, Types, RAF Squadrons, more), Bibliography, Endpaper Keys, Index. Book weight approx. 680g.  Near Fine/Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009619  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DREAMERS, DOERS AND DAREDEVILS : Celebrating 100 Years of Aviation
Marshall, David and Harris, Bruce
ISBN: 1741240174
Five Mile Press Rowville, VIC, Australia 2003 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 232pp., oblong (landscape) format. Illustrated throughout: colour-art (David Marshall), plus monochrome halftone plates. Book clean. Spine firm. Gloss, art-illustrated (David Marshall) boards nominally bumped only. Text-block unmarked. Art-illustrated (as boards), loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn, with a short, closed tear. " . . . tells the story of the amazing people behind aviation's greatest moments. These men and women - aviators, navigators, fighter pilots, designers, engineers and test pilots - explored the frontiers of flight with foresight, courage and remarkable creativity . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, The Dreamers, The Doers, The Daredevils, Aircraft Specifications, Index, more. Book weight approx. 1.6 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 36.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008847  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Great Aircraft Collections of the World
Ogden, Bob
ISBN: 0831740663.
Smithmark New York 1986 
 Hard Cover Laminated Boards. 200pp. faint, light spotting on small portion of endpapers else nr fine in lightly edgeworn dw. Beautifully illus in colour and b &w. Spanning 4 continents and including major collections in the world.  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10185  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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HISTORICAL BRITISH AIRCRAFT: Hawker Siddeley Aviation 1909-1972
no author
Historian Publishers Kogorah, N.S.W., Australia 1973 First Edition
 Staplebound Softcover 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.   Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000782  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CABIN & FLIGHT CREW MEDICAL MANUAL. Parts One & Two (Bound as one). Issue 3
Staff Writers, British Airways Health Services
British Airways Health Services, Dept. Of Medical Training Hounslow, Middlesex, United Kingdom 1995 
 Softcover 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 documentation, notified medical passengers/medical clearance, crew health care, index. Book weight approx. 240g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010451  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HURRICANE AT WAR
Bowyer, Chaz
ISBN: 0711005648
Ian Allan London 1985 3rd Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 160pp., b/white, candid and action-illustrated halftone plates. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Minor margin splash on last three leaves, otherwise clean. Art-illustrated (Rex Flood), loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. The story, with first-hand impressions and experiences by pilots and service crews, of the Hawker Hurricane, Britain's front-line fighter in the 1940 Battle of Britain, and beyond . . . Book weight approx. 900g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Very Good +
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005384  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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The Birth of Flight - an Anthology
Cook, Hartley Kemball
George Allen & Unwin London 1941 First Edition
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. Small 8vo. 204pp, b&w ills. Slightly dusty looking else vg in dj.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15703  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Flier’s World
Gilbert, James
Grosset & Dunlap New York 1976 
 Hard Cover 252pp, profusely illus. The author had flown more than 100 different types of aircraft.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20342  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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As the Pro Flies ...flying Expertly, In a Professional Manner
Hoyt, John R.
McGraw-Hill New York 1959 First Edition
 Hard Cover 272pp, inc. index & ills. How to improve your basic skills and master the more advanced techniques of flying. Would be fine except that book and dj are encased in adhesive plastic.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23229  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Hot Air Ballooning
Iggulden, David
ISBN: 0947068120
Pierson & Co Mosman, Australia  First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1020gms, 169 pages, illustrated map endpapers. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket also in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAAIR21  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Spitfire Odyssey: My Life at Supermarines 1936-1957
Russell, Cyril Richard
Kingfisher Railway UK 1985 
 Hardcover ex-Cheshire lib, usual ticket & stamps, plastic over dj.160 pp, this book is sitting a fraction over 500g so why not add a title to the bag & use up that post cost. Books are sent carded/bubbled as appropriate. Info >> Russell first joined Supermarine Aviation Works, Southampton in 1936 as an apprentice metal basher: tells of his work on Spitfires; the coming of the way; increases in production whilst dodging the numerous air raids that Southampton withstood: post war stayed in industry and finished work with Hawker Sidley in 1971  Good/Good
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011205  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Aviation’s Magnificent Gamblers
Gwynn-Jones, Terry
ISBN: 0701814764.
Sydney: Lansdowne, 1981   First Edition
 Hard Cover A collection of eminently readable stories about some of flying's best known pioneers, accompanied by original phtotographs. Charles Lindbergh, Bert Hinkler, and Francis Chichester are included. 128 pp.   Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25627  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Encyclopedia of Aviation
Beaver, Paul - Gen. Editor
ISBN: 0706425596
Octopus London 1986 Fifth Edition
 Hard Cover 224pp, index, 100s of photographs and other historic ills.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26059  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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GREAT FIGHTING PLANES
Austin, Alan and Dicks, Anthony
ISBN: 1851521526
Chancellor Press London 1992 First Thus
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 207pp., colour art illustrations and b/white line drawings, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Colour illustrated gloss boards negligibly bumped on one corner. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased. From the jacket flap: "Fifty of the world's most successful fighting aircraft are depicted here in a series of stunning full-colour paintings. Special features or major developments in aircraft technology are highlighted with blow-ups of those sections. A warm and lively narrative accompanies these aircraft, describing not only the special character of each plane, but also the skill of the engineers who built them, and the pilots who tested and flew them in aerial combat. The text is supplemented by three-view line drawings and specification boxes, giving full details of performance, power, dimensions, equipment and armament." Book weight approx. 920g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011174  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Victory Fighters: The Veterans’ Story, Winning The Battle For Supremacy In The Skies Over Western Europe, 1941-1945
Darlow, Stephen
Grub Street London 2009 
 Hardcover 700g & 256 crisp white pp. Based on eyewitness accounts, diaries, documents, etc. the author analyzes how decisions at the highest level prepared, planned and carried out by the implementing units in the second World War. The author concentrates on 6 pilots and navigators & eyewitness accounts include for Operation Overlord, the liberation of France, and VE-Day.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012075  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Century of Flight, A
Gunston, Bill
ISBN: 1853610011
Brian Trodd Publishing House Limited London, England 1988 First Edition
 Hard Cover Hard Cover, DJ with Royal Blue Boards, hundreds of b&w/colour photographs, 253pp excl. index, weighs 1.6kg. Contents includes: Introduction; The Visionaries; The Pioneers; The Knights Take to the Air; The Trail Blazers; A Gathering of Eagles; The War Machines; Come Fly with Me; The Executive Jet Set; Tails of Yesteryear; Full Circle; and Index. This is an excellent copy, good tight binding, DJ in next to new condition with only very very minor shelf wear, pages unmarked with only faint age spotting on edges.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000015  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Aviation: An Illustrated History
Chant, Christopher
ISBN: 0856135194
Orbis Publishing Limited London, England 1983 Second Edition
 Hard Cover Second/Revised Edition, Hardcover, DJ with blue boards, 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall, 352pp incl. index, heavy weight, 150 colour/330 b&w illustrations plus 25 drawings. Contents includes: The Wrights brother's achievement; The early machines; 1909: The year of Rheims; Higher and Faster; World War 1; Postwar retrenchment; New technology; The Schneider trophy; The distance flights; Birth of the airliner; Preparations for war; World War II; The jet age; The helicopter; The civil aviation boom; The future; and Index to aircraft.This is a very good tight copy, DJ is in great condition with only minor shelf wear, pages are generally unmarked with some faint age related spotting on inside double page, binding in tight condition with no wear and tear.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000016  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Aircraft 2000: The Future of Aerospace Technology
Sweetman, Bill
ISBN: 0855586605
Golden Press Pty Ltd Gladesville, Australia 1984 First Edition
 Hard Cover Hard Cover, DJ with Pictorial Boards, 158pp incl. index, approx. 100 colour/b&w photographs. This unique book is a survey of what is happening in our skys today and the likely applications in two decades when we shall see some dramatic new shapes in the sky. This is a good tight copy, DJ in good condition with minor shelf wear and scuffing, pages are unmarked, binding is tight.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000018  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Hindenburg
FLYNN Mike
Carlton  1999 
 Pictorial Boards No d/w 24 x 30 cms. 96 pages. The story of airships from Zepplins to the cargo carriers of the new millennium.   As New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 01407  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Flying The Big Jets - Flying the Boeing 777
STEWART Stanley with EDWARDS John
ISBN: 9781840374223
Airlife England 2012 Fourth Edition
 Trade Paperback 292 pp.  As New
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33516  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Tracon II Multi-Player Air Traffic Control Stimulator Version 2.0
WESSON Robert B.
Wesson International Austin 1990 
 Trade Paperback Discs not imcluded. Book only.  Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 09298  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Emergency Maneuver Training :Controlling Your Airplane During a Crisis: Controlling Your Airplane During a Crisis
Stowell, Rich
ISBN: 1879425920
Precision Productions Montrose, California, U.S.A. 1996 
 Soft Cover 228 pp. Brown spots on page edges.  Near Fine
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 09292  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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History of Early British Military Aeronautics
BROKE-SMITH P. W. L.
La Academic Reprint  1968 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 56 pp., index. Ex Library Copy. Light wear on edges of white dustjacket with a repaired tear on the rear which has been stained with the cellotape glue. Mark from sticker on front lower cover. Cellotape marks on foldovers. Small stain on top page edges. This book covers the period 1878 to 1912 and deals with balloons, airships and the infancy of flying machines. Illustrated. Book appears unread. Ex-Library Very Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 02933  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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History of World Air Power
TAYLOR Michael J.
Dean's International  1985 
 Hardcover No Dustjacket 24 x 33 cms. 256 pages. Page edges grubby. Slight waviness to some pages caused by moisture. From the first manned flights to the present day. Contains over 230 illustrations.  Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 01546  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Dogfight : The Inside Story of the Kiwi Airlines Collapse
Wilson, Ewan
ISBN: 0958356823
Howling At The Moon Publishing Limited North Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand 1996 
 Paperback 170 pp. Browning to page edges. Unread copy.  As New
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19244  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Instrument Flying
Taylor, Richard L.
ISBN: 0026166704
Macmillan U. S. A. 1978 Second Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 307 pp. Ex College Library copy with only markings a stamp and numbering on the first page. Dustjacket has wear on the edges. Browning to page edges. Ex-Library Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15247  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Now Solo - One Woman’s Record Breaking Flight Around the World
Murray, Jennifer
ISBN: 1840185066
Mainstream Publishing United Kingdom 2002 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 238 pp. Light browning to page edges. Inscription from the "Freeflight Team" with five sigantures on the first page.  Near Fine/Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23857  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Jet Aircraft Engines - How They Work
TREAGER Irwin E.
ISBN: 0830622187
TAB Books  1980 
 Paperback 125 pp. Small damage to front cover where label has been removed. Copy appears unread.  Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23794  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Helicopter: An Illustrated History of Rotary-Winged
Allen, Patrick
ISBN: 1853102199
Airlife Pub Ltd United Kingdom 1996 
 Soft Cover 144 pp. Light browning to poage edges.  Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34993  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Concorde - Modern Civil Aircraft : 2
Birtles, Philip
ISBN: 0-7110-1433-7
Ian Allen London 1984 
 Soft Cover 80 pp. Ex Library copy. Covered in clear adhesive plastic. Light browning to page edges. Interior of book in very good condition. Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 05385  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Wooden Wonder: A Short History of the Wooden Aeroplane
Robins, James G.
ISBN: 0851799191
Rigby  1975 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 53 pp.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29808  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Robinson R22: A Pilot’s Guide
Swan, John
ISBN: 1560274476
Aviation Supplies & Academics Renton, Washington, U.S.A. 2002 
 Paperback Owners name on first page.  Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29555  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Jane’s Pocket Book 6 of Light Aircraft
TAYLOR John W. R. (Editor)
ISBN: 0356043789
Macdonald and Jane's  1975 
 Soft Cover 260 pp. Navy vinyl cover. Browning to page edges.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33870  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Jane’s Pocket Book 14 Home-Built Aircraft
TAYLOR John W. R. (Editor)
Macdonald and Jane's  1977 
 Soft Cover 261 pp. Navy vinyl cover. Browning to page edges.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33871  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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4 Decades of Reno Art Race Art - The Official Posters 1964-2004
SION Michael
ISBN: 0977136418
Reno Air Racing Fondation U. S. A. 2005 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 64 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges.   Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33872  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Tales from the Sagan Woods
GOULD Alex H. And 115 Co-Authors
ISBN: 064618976X
 Australia 1994 
 Stapled Card Cover 95 pp. Inscription signed by author.  Near Fine
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33860  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Book of Flight
KING Kenneth M.
Frederick Warne London 1954 First Edition
 Pictorial Boards with Dustjack 64 pp. Dustjacket is worn with tears and some loss on the spine. Browning to page edges and endpapers. Price Clipped Dustjacket Very Good/Fair
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30119  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Life and Times of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith - An Illustrated Chronology
WIXTED Edward P.
ISBN: 0646280767
 Australia 1996 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 305 pp. Published as a Centenary Tribute to Sir Charles Kingsford Smith with proceeds going to "search for smithy" otherwise known as The Lady Southern Cross Search Expedition . Unclipped Dustjacket Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 85.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 07307  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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