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Category: All Categories: Transportation: Aviation: Aviation Technology
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1.

Operation Of Aircraft Engines

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company 1943.
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Hardcover Bit of bumping to spine extremities. Else binding quite clean. Endpapers age-darkened. Else pages are clean. Light rubbing to spine extremities and corner tips. 1/8" x 1/8" chip in rear lower DJ edge. DJ spine sun-darkened, and rear panel somewhat age-darkened. Else DJ clean. ; 7.5" x 4.75"; 206 pages

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2.

The Aircraft Magneto
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Publisher: Scintilla Division, Bendix Aviation Corp, Sidney, NY.
Paperback. Condition: Good/None "Yellow staplebound softcover, rubbed front and back. Binding firm. Interior bright and unmarked. Small 8vo." BOOK INFO: 'The fundamental operating theory of high tension and low tension ignition systems..how sparks are generated and distributed in the correct firing order of the engine. The use of technical terms has been avoided as much as possible.'. Language: English. Pages: 61

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The Curtiss Electric Propeller
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Publisher: Curtiss-Wright Corp, Propeller Division, Caldwell, NJ.
Paperback. Condition: Good/None Full-color pictorial staplebound softcover. Upper corner of back cover and pages from 23 on are bent. Covers lightly rubbed. Small 8vo. "BOOK INFO: A sharply designed manual, profusely illustrated in B&W and red with diagrams and charts. Contents: Foreword; Requirements of the Present Day Propeller; Principle of Operation; Operating Instructions; Description: Hub Assembly, Blade Assemblies, Power Unit, Control System; Glossary.". Language: English. Pages: 30

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4.

Weather Radar Operating Techniques for Turbojet Aircraft
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Publisher: Bendix Avionics Division, 1968.
Paperback. Condition: Good/None "7-hole punched, white with blue pictorial staplebound softcover, lightly soiled at edges with soft corners. Binding firm and interior unmarked. Bottom corner of last 3 pages bent. Small 8vo." "BOOK INFO: Profusely illustrated in black and blue with diagrams and charts. Contents include: General Description; System Components; Operation: Adjustment Procedure, Operating Techniques, Operational Use, Terrain Mapping, Detailed Operation Data, Stabilization; System Malfunction; Test Procedure.". Language: English. Pages: 40

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5.

Plexiglas Acrylic Plastic
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Publisher: Rohm & Haas Co, Philadelphia.
Paperback. Condition: Good/None White stapled softcover with light soiling and bent lower front corner. Interior clean. Binding firm. Tall 12mo. "BOOK INFO: Instructions for handling, storage, fabricating, polishing, and cleaning, with list of sources of supplies.". Language: English. Pages: 26

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6.

Weight and Balance
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Publisher: Sanderson Times Mirror.
Paperback. Condition: Good/None "3-hole punched white staplebound softcover with light shelfwear and rubbing, soil on page edges. Interior clean. Binding firm. Tall 12mo." BOOK INFO: Weight and balance in control of an aircraft: How an aircraft reacts to various loading conditions. Illustrated in B&W by numerous diagrams and tables. Language: English. Pages: 38

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7.

The Care and Maintenance of Acrylic Plastic in Aircraft
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Publisher: Rohm & Haas Co.
Paperback. Condition: Good-/None "Staplebound blue and silver softcover, shelfworn. Interior clean and unmarked. 8vo." "BOOK INFO: Based on 'Eyes of Flight', a Motion Picture Produced by the Rohm & Haas Company. B&W illustrations. The all-important 'transparent canopy of acrylic plastic' that protects the pilot, crew and passengers inside the aircraft. Contents include: Protection Against Paint; Storage; Removal of Protective Coating; Sawing; Drilling; Bolting; Forming; Window Protection; Protection Against Degreasing Compounds; Buffing; Polishing; Cleaning; Patching. Each topic is comprised of a few paragraphs in this short manual.". Language: English. Pages: 8

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8.

Collins Pilot's Guide FD-109 Integrated Flight System for Eastern Air Lines Inc
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Publisher: Collins Radio Co, Cedar Rapids, IA.
Paperback. Condition: Good/None "Plastic slide ring bound blue and white cover, lightly rubbed. Clean, unmarked interior." "BOOK INFO: Flight director and course indicators and control for the FD-109. 'A single instrument provides a three-dimensional display of lateral and vertical steering commands and a realistic presentation of aircraft attitude. This guide will serve as an introduction to..features that contribute to the pilot's safe, sure accomplishment of his demanding job.' [or hers, right?] With B&W and color illustrations.". Language: English. Pages: 24

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9.
Armstrong, Don.  
I Flew Them First. A Test Pilot's Story [Signed].

Publisher: Mesa AZ: Champion Fighter Museum Press, 1994..
First Edition ISBN: 0942548582 Quarto, about 11.25 inches (29 cm) tall, in gilt stamped navy blue faux leather. 156 pages illustrated by photographs. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR WITH A FIRST NAME INSCRIPTION, LIMITED EDITION #121 OF 500 COPIES. A memoir of a test pilot who flew professionally from 1939 into the 1980s. A bright, clean, sound copy with no sign of wear to the book or the jacket. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Fine Dustjacket

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10.
Banks, Air Commodore F. R. (Rod)  
I Kept No Diary: 60 Years With Marine Diesels Automobile And Aero Engines

Publisher: Airlife England 1983.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Revised Edition Hardcover Front lower corner is very lightly bumped. Else binding and pages are clean. DJ is clean and bright. ; 263 pages

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11.
Bingelis, Tony (edited by S. H. Wes Schmid)  
Tony Bingelis on Engines: Engine Compartment Installations for Sportplane Builders

Publisher: EAA Aviation Foundation, Inc. 2000.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Softcover Covers clean & bright. Pages clean. ; B&W and Color photographs; 11 x 8-1/2"; 238 pages

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12.
Carey, Keith  
The Helicopter

Publisher: Tab Books Blue Ridge Summit, PA 1986.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket First Printing Softcover Softcover. Bit of rubbing to spine extremities. Else covers and pages are clean. ; B&W Photographs; 224 pages

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13.
Clarke, Bill  
Building, Owning and Flying a Composite Homebuilt : (Airplane Construction)

Publisher: Tab Books; Blue Ridge Summit, Pa: 1985.
Very Good+ First Edition Softcover ISBN: 0830624023 166 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Pale blue pictorial covers, index, 2 appendixes, over 100 b/w figures, photos, diagrams, etc, with captions. ; Book shows only light exterior wear. Interior clean, binding tight. ; Tab Books Series; Vol. 2402

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14.
Cohen, Rose N.  
Air-Age Education Series. M. Flying High an Anthology of Aviation Literature Prepared with the Cooperation of the Civil Aeronautics Administration Sponsored by the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences

Publisher: NY, 1943, Macmillan..
xii, 320 p., photos. Fifth printing, May, 1943; first pub. Sept., 1942. Anthology of 24 stories relating to flight. Intended to provide bakround reading on the literature for the hundreds of thousands training to be involved in aviation in World War II. Stock #27321. Vg, green cloth boards printed in gold/ no dj. Military

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15.
Command, Air Training  
Training Project Outlines for Electronic Fundamentals, Vacuum Tubes and Power Supplies
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Publisher: USAF Technical School, Keesler Air Force Base, MS, 1954.
Paperback. Condition: Fair/None "4-hole punched green-gray softcover bound with two large metal clips, edgeworn and with dampstains on corners of both covers. Interior clean and unmarked. 7x9.5 ins." "BOOK INFO: 'For training purposes only.' Illus. by copious B&W diagrams, charts and tables. Includes Electron Emission, Diode and Triode Tubes, Tetrode and Pentode Tube Characteristics, Gas Tubes, Cathode-Ray Tubes, Alternatine-Current Generators, Voltage Regulator Circuits, and more.". Language: English. Pages: 0

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16.
Crane, Dale  
Aircraft Bonded Structure (An Aviation Maintenance Publichers, Inc. Training Manual)

Publisher: Aviation Maintenance Publishers Riverton, WY 1977.
Very Good with no dust jacket Softcover Softcover; stapled wraps. Bit of rubbing to spine extremities and down spine. Else covers and pages are bright, clean. ; 10.25" x 8"

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17.
Crane, Dale; and Neal Carlson  
Aircraft Fabric Covering

Publisher: Aviation Maintenance Publishers, Inc. Riverton, WY 1978.
Very Good with no dust jacket Softcover Softcover; stapled wraps. Light rubbing to spine extremities. Some light surface rubbing to covers. Pages are clean. ; 10.25" x 8"; 53 pages

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18.
Crickmore, Paul  
Lockheed's Blackworld Skunk Works: The U2, Sr-71 And F-117

Publisher: Osprey Publishing 2000.
Very Good with no dust jacket First Printing Softcover Softcover. Faint occasional surface scratching. Else covers and pages are clean. ; B&W Photographs; Osprey Aviation Pioneers 4; 9.75" x 7.25"; 112 pages

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19.
Culick, F. E. C.  
Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory At The California Institute Of Technology: The First Fifty Years

Publisher: San Francisco Press, Inc. San Francisco 1983.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket NAP Hardcover `Light bumping to lower rear corner. Bookplate on front pastedown. Previous owners address label on front flyleaf. Previous owners blindstamp on front flyleaf and on title page. Else binding and pages are clean. ; B&W Photographs; 94 pages

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20.
Experimental Aircraft Association  
Custom Built Sport Aircraft Handbook: A Guide To Construction Standards For The Amateur Aircraft Builder

Publisher: Experimental Aircraft Association Oshkosh, WI 1986.
Very Good with no dust jacket Softcover Softcover; stapled wraps. Spine extremities and front corners are lightly rubbed. Couple creases near rear top cover corner. Else covers clean. Pages clean. ; B&W and color photographs; 11" x 8.5"; 132 pages

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21.
Fitts, Paul M.  
Second Symposium on Electronics Maintenance : Design for Ease of Maintenance, 9, 10, 11 May 1956 (Aviation Technology)

Publisher: Government Printing Office; Washington, D. C. : 1956.
Very Good Softcover 207 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Stiff blue covers, list of attendees, 23 chapters by various experts, numerous b/w figures, photos, diagrams, tables, etc. Some chapters also have bibliographies or discussion questions and answers. ; Topics include: Signal equipment design. Automatic instrumentation. Designing airborne radar. Testing criteria for guided missiles. Missile systems maintenance. Much more. ; Published under auspices Advisory Panel on Personnel and Training Research, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Research and Development. Foreword by Aaron B. Nadel. Introduction by Jack W. Dunlap. ; Light sunning to edges. Covers show light thumb creases. No other flaws. Scarce.

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22.
General Motors Corporation Aeroproducts Division  
Pilot's Information for Aeroprop Unimatic Constant Speed Propellers

Publisher: Aeroproducts Division of General Motors Corporation Dayton, OH 1943.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Second Edition Softcover World War 2 era aviation booklet. Wire binding. Covers are very clean. Prop design on front cover. A bit of light rubbed soil to first and last page. Previous owners name inked at the top of the Contents page. Else pages clean. ; 6 x 4"; 19 pages

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23.
Hamilton Standard Propellers  
Hamilton Standard Hydromatic Quick-Feathering Propellers

Publisher: Hamilton Standard Propellers; Division of United Aircraft Corporation East Hartford, CT N.D..
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover Large, oblong format book (11-1/2 x 14"). Unpaginated; approximately 36 pages. Most pages are cut-away, layered color illustrations of engine components. Plus other colorful illustrations. Some rubbing at the spine extremities and a bi at edges. Tear in cloth near head of spine. Small, dime-size stain on one illustration. Else pages all clean, with bright illustrations. ; 11-1/2 x 14"

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24.
Hamilton Standard Propellers  
Prop Tips: The Hydromatic Propeller and Constant Speed Control

Publisher: Hamilton Standard Propellers East Hartford, CT 1943.
Fair with no dust jacket Softcover World War 2 era aircraft propeller manual. Fair condition only. Red plastic comb binding; center section of comb missing. Covers rubbed; lettering on front cover quite faded. Staining on title page; transfer from front cover. Owners info filled out on back of title page. Inked notes on last page. Else pages clean. ; 6-1/2 x 4"; 46 pages

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25.
Hoffman, Raoul J.  
Engineering for the Amateur Aircraft Builder

Publisher: Experimental Aircraft Association Franklin, WI N.D..
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Softcover No date; circa 1967. Softcover; stapled wraps. Light bumping on corners. Else binding clean. Faint staining on page tops. Else pages clean. ; B&W Illustrations & Photographs; 11 x 8.5"; 72 pages

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26.
Hoffman, Raoul J.  
Engineering for the Amateur Aircraft Builder

Publisher: Experimental Aircraft Association Franklin, WI N.D..
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Softcover No date; circa 1967. Softcover; stapled wraps. Light bumping on corners. Inked date stamp on rear cover. Else covers clean. Pages clean. ; B&W Illustrations & Photographs; 11 x 8.5"; 72 pages

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27.
Hooker, Stanley  
Not Much of an Engineer An autobiography Sir Stanley Hooker

Publisher: Airlife England 1984.
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Hardcover Bit of VERY slight bumping to spine head. Tiny spot on page fore-edges. Else binding and pages are clean. Tiny spot of soil at DJ spine tail. Rear top DJ corner lightly bumped. Else DJ is clean and bright. ; 255 pages

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28.
International Aviation Publishers, Inc.  
Aircraft Corrosion Control

Publisher: International Aviation Publishers, Inc. Riverton, WY 1985.
Very Good with no dust jacket Softcover A bit of bumping at corners; else covers clean. Owners label and inked date on title page. Else pages clean. "Aviation Technician Training Series, EA-CC-1". Stapled wraps. ; 10-1/4 x 8"; 48 pages

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29.
Jordanoff, Assen, 1896-1967  
Power and flight, by Assen Jordanoff ... Illustrations drawn by Elizabeth Paige and others

Publisher: New York, London, Harper & brothers [1944].
314 p. illus. 25 x 20 cm. The Bulgarian born aviation engineer wrote "I believe that powerplant development is the greatest single factor in the growth of aviation." Stock# 44,669. Vg / no dj.

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30.
Kamm, John  
The Lightplane: How To Design And Build It

Publisher: Kamm-Craft Milwaukee, WI 0.
Fair with no dust jacket Softcover Softcover. No publication date liste; circa 1970's? Tears, rubbing along the spine covering. Faint soiling to cover. Pages are clean. ; 11" x 8.5"; 60 pages

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31.
Komissarov, Sergey  
Russia's Ekranoplans The Caspian Sea Monster and Other WIG Craft - Red Star Vol. 8

Publisher: Midland Publishing Ltd. 2002.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Softcover Softcover. Trace of rubbing at spine head. Else covers bright and clean. Pages are clean. ; B&W Photographs; 11" x 8.5"; 128 pages

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32.
Lambie, Jack  
Composite Construction For Homebuilt Aircraft: Sports Aviation Series/book No.6

Publisher: Aviation Publishers Hummelstown, PA 1985.
Very Good with no dust jacket Second Printing Softcover Softcover. Bit of rubbing to spine head and front corner tips. Else covers clean and bright. Pages are clean. ; 238 pages

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33.
Lambie, Jack  
Composite Construction for Homebuilt Aircraft

Publisher: Aviation Publishers Hummelstown, PA 1984.
Very Good with no dust jacket First Printing Softcover Softcover. Very light rubbing on spine extremities. A few small areas of light surface rubbing on covers. Else covers clean. Pages clean. ; B&W Illustrations; Sport aviation series; 9.25 x 6"; 238 pages

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34.
Lister, Eric  
Drag Reduction and Structures Handbook

Publisher: Self Published 1980.
Very Good with no dust jacket Softcover Signed and inscribed by author inside front cover. Copy no. 11. Plastic comb binding. Some darkening around outer edges of covers. Very light rubbing on tips of cover corners. Else covers clean. Pages clean. ; B&W Illustrations; 11 x 8.5"; 56 pages; Signed by Author

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35.
Lister, Eric  
Sailplane Designer's Handbook

Publisher: Self Published 1975.
Very Good with no dust jacket Fourth Printing Softcover Softcover. Signed and inscribed by author inside front cover. Also a small note laid-in; initialed by the author to a previous owner. Copy No. 739. Plastic comb binding. Slight darkening on outer margins of covers near binding. Top corner of front cover lightly creased. Very light surface rubbing on rear cover. Very light rubbing on tips of cover corners. Else covers clean. Pages clean. ; B&W Illustrations; 11 x 8.5"; 54 pages

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36.
Lyon, Thoburn C.  
Practical Air Navigation, Civil Aeronautics Bulletin No. 24
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Publisher: Civil Aeronautics Administration, GPO, DC.
G paperback, no DJ. Cover with some edge, spine and corner wear, a few scuffs. binding tight. End papers and pp are lightly tanned, especially on edges. 8vo, 351 pp with illustrations, appendix and index. 1945

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37.
Mondey, David, Editor  
The International Encyclopedia of Aviation
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Publisher: Crown Publishing, New York, 1982.
VG cloth hardback, VG DJ. Cover with bent spine edges, bumped corner, scraped bottom edges. DJ has a little edge wear, some bumps and scuffs, price clipped. Binding a little loose at title page, beginning to crack at page 15. End papers and pp are NF, clean and bright. 4to, 480 pp with coBecause of the size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for mailing or for shipping outside the continental USA.lor and b/w illustrations, index.

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38.
Munitions Board Aircraft Committee  
Design of Wood Aircraft STructures

Publisher: Superintendent of Documents, 1951 Washington, DC.
Book. Book condition: Good. Trade paperback 4to - over 9 - 12" tall "This bulletin has been prepared for use in the design of both military and commercial aircraft, and contains material which is acceptable to the U.S. Air Force, Navy BGureau of Aeronautics, and the Civil Aeronautics Administration. It should, of course, be understood that methods and procedures other than those outlined herein are also acceptable, provided they are properly substantiated and approved by the appropriate agency. The applicability and interpretation of the provisions of this bulletin as contract or certification requirements will in each case be defined by the procuring or certificating agency. The technical material in this bulletin..pertains to three related phases of the structural design of wood aircraft. Chapter 2 presents information on the strength and elastic properties of structural elements constructed of wood and plywood..Chapter 3 contains suggested methods of structural analysis for the design of various aircraft components. Although these methods are in many cases the same as those used for metal structures, special considerations have been introduced which take into account the orthotropic properties of wood. Chapter 4 presents recommendations on the detail structural design of wood aircraft and contains some examples of how various manufacturers have treated the solution of specific detail design problems..." Illustrated. 234 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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39.
Spick, Mike, Editor  
The Great Book of Modern Warplanes
 Picture
Publisher: Salamander, London, 2000.
Fine paper over board hardback, NF DJ. Pictorial cover with minimal shelf wear. DJ has a little edge wear, some scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. Folio, 520 pp with 1,000+ artworks, diagrams and photos. Because of the size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for mailing or for shipping outside the continental USA. ISBN# 1840651563

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40.
Stepniewski, W. Z.; & C.N. Keys  
Rotary-Wing Aerodynamics: Two Volumes Bound As One Basic Theories of Rotor Aerodynamics and Performance Prediction of Helicopters

Publisher: Dover Publications 1984.
Very Good with no dust jacket Softcover Softcover. Light rubbing to spine extremities. Readers crease down spine. Else covers clean. Pages are clean. ; Dover Books on Aeronautical Engineering; 9.25" x 6"; 236 pages

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41.
Sumner, Captain P. H.  
Aeroplanes, Seaplanes and Aero Engines, The Science of Flight, Volume II

Publisher: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. 1930.
Very Good- with no dust jacket Hardcover Spine extremities and corners are rubbed. Couple 1/8" tears in spine extremities. Light rubbing to lower board edges. Bit of age-darkening to binding. Spine somewhat sun-darkened, but gilt lettering still fairly bright. Some soiling, pencil erasures on front end papers. Page edges somewhat age-darkened. Else pages clean. ; 295 pages

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42.
Von Karman, Theodore; & Lee Edson  
The Wind and Beyond: Theodore von Karman, Pioneer in Aviation and Pathfinder in Space

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company 1967.
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Second Printing Hardcover Binding clean. A few small stains and smudges on page fore-edges. Slight discoloration on endpapers and first and last pages. Else pages clean. Small areas of light surface rubbing on DJ panels. Very light rubbing on DJ spine extremities and fold corners. A few small closed tears on DJ tail. A few faint smudges on DJ. Colored text on DJ spine slightly sunned. Else DJ clean. ; B&W Photographs; 376 pages

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43.
Wallace, Lane E.  
Airborne Trailblazer, Two Decades with NASA Langley's 737 Flying Laboratory
 Picture
Publisher: NASA History Office, Washington, DC,1994.
Near Fine paper over board hardback, gilt lettering, no DJ. Pictorial cover with minimal edge wear, some scuffs. Binding tight. Printed end papers and pp look unused. 4to, 188 pp with mostly color illustrations, chapter notes, glossary, list of flights and index. Because of the size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for mailing or for shipping outside the continental USA.

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44.
Wood, K. D.  
Aerospace Vehicle Design, Volume 1: Aircraft Design

Publisher: Johnson Publishing Company Boulder, CO 1966.
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Second Edition Hardcover VERY light bumping to spine extremities. Very slight spine lean. Else binding clean. Small (<1/4" spot of soil on the page fore-edges at the bottom corner. Else pages clean. Tiny (less than 1/8" tear) in rear top DJ corner. Else DJ is clean. ; 11.25" x 8.5"

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45.
Zucrow, Maurice J.  
Aircraft and Missile Propulsion, Complete in 2 Volumes : Thermodynamics of Fluid Flow and Application to Propulsion Engines, And, Gas Turbine Power Plant, Turboprop, Turbojet, Ramjet, and Rocket Engines

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; N. Y. : 1958.
Good+ Hardcover 1202 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Complete 2-vol set, red cloth, black and silver lettering, [xiv] + 538 + [xiv] + 636 pages, 17 + 23 tables, index in each vol, hundreds of b/w figures, photos, diagrams, formulas, etc. ; Vol-1, Thermodynamics of Fluid Flow and Application to Propulsion Engines, 1st edition, 1958. Vol-2, The Gas Turbine Power Plant, the Turboprop, Turbojet, Ramjet, and Rocket Engines, copyright 1958, 2nd printing, October, 1964. ; 'Written primarily for engineering students and for engineers who are not specialists in propulsion'. ; These are from the estate of a retired engineer and they do have bookplates, clear plastic adhesive covers affixed to the cloth, and here and there are a few scientific formulas penciled in, all very neat. Otherwise little wear.

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