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Bell X-5 Jet Fighter Aircraft; Information Sheet

By: BELL AIRCRAFT CORP.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Bell Aircraft Corp.:

Seller ID: 055686

Condition: Good to Very Good


Single sheet published by Bell Aircraft Corp. detailing the Bell X-5, sweepback wing, jet aircraft. U. S. Air Force. First flight in 1951. Printed on one side of the sheet. Shows two photographs, a 13-line description and plan views with dimensions. From the Estate of an aviation engineer. Undated - early, mid-1950s. Tiny pin-holes at each corner. Small residual tape to back panel. Otherwise clean and unmarked. View more info

Bell X-1 Rocket-Powered Aircraft; Information Sheet

By: BELL AIRCRAFT CORP.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Bell Aircraft Corp.:

Seller ID: 055687

Condition: Good to Very Good


Single sheet published by Bell Aircraft Corp. detailing the Bell X-1 rocket-powered aircraft. First supersonic flight, Oct 14, 1947. Piloted by Chuck Yeager it held the world's speed record from Dec 1953. Printed on one side of the sheet. Shows two photographs, a 13-line description and plan views with dimensions. From the Estate of an aviation engineer. Undated - mid-1950s. Tiny pin-holes at each corner. Small residual tape to back panel. Minor creasing. Otherwise clean and unmarked. View more info

Bell X-1A Rocket-Powered Aircraft; Information Sheet

By: BELL AIRCRAFT CORP.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Bell Aircraft Corp.:

Seller ID: 055688

Condition: Good to Very Good


Single sheet published by Bell Aircraft Corp. detailing the Bell X-1A rocket-powered aircraft. First supersonic flight, Oct 14, 1947 in the Bell X-1. Piloted by Chuck Yeager the Bell X-1A held the world's speed record from Dec 1953. Printed on one side of the sheet. Shows two photographs, a 14-line description and plan views with dimensions. From the Estate of an aviation engineer. Undated - mid-1950s. Tiny pin-holes at each corner. Small residual tape to back panel. Otherwise clean and unmarked. View more info

Bell Military Helicopters; Information Sheet

By: BELL AIRCRAFT CORP.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Bell Aircraft Corp.:

Seller ID: 055689

Condition: Good to Very Good


Single sheet published by Bell Aircraft Corp. detailing two Bell Military Helicopters. The H-13E and the HTL-5. Used in the Korean War. Printed on one side of the sheet. Shows two photographs, a 14-line description and plan views with dimensions. From the Estate of an aviation engineer. Undated - early, mid-1950s. Tiny pin-holes at each corner. Small residual tape to back panel. Otherwise clean and unmarked. View more info

Bell Model 47G Helicopter; Information Sheet

By: BELL AIRCRAFT CORP.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Bell Aircraft Corp.:

Seller ID: 055690

Condition: Good to Very Good


Single sheet published by Bell Aircraft Corp. detailing the Bell 47G Commercial Helicopters. Introduced in 1946 and steadily improved. Printed on one side of the sheet. Shows two photographs, a 14-line description and plan views with dimensions. From the Estate of an aviation engineer. Undated - early, mid-1950s. Tiny pin-holes at each corner. Small residual tape to back panel. Otherwise clean and unmarked. View more info

Bell P-59 Jet Fighter Aircraft; Information Sheet

By: BELL AIRCRAFT CORP.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Bell Aircraft Corp.:

Seller ID: 055691

Condition: Good to Very Good


Single sheet published by Bell Aircraft Corp. detailing the Bell P-59 jet aircraft. U. S. Air Force. First flight in 1942 - the first USA Jet aircraft. Printed on one side of the sheet. Shows two photographs, a 13-line description and plan views with dimensions. From the Estate of an aviation engineer. Undated - early, mid-1950s. Tiny pin-holes at each corner. Small residual tape to back panel. Otherwise clean and unmarked. View more info

Bell P-39 Airacobra Aircraft; Information Sheet

By: BELL AIRCRAFT CORP.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Bell Aircraft Corp.:

Seller ID: 055692

Condition: Good to Very Good


Single sheet published by Bell Aircraft Corp. detailing the Bell P-39 prop-powered fighter aircraft. U. S. Air Force. First flight during WWII. Over 10,000 built. Printed on one side of the sheet. Shows two photographs, a 14-line description and plan views with dimensions. From the Estate of an aviation engineer. Undated - early, mid-1950s. Tiny pin-holes at each corner. Small residual tape to back panel. A little creasing to one photo. Otherwise clean and unmarked. View more info

Paulhan Breaking the Altitude Record 4600ft; Vintage Postcard

By: BENHAM COMPANY

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Benham Company: 1910

Seller ID: 055589

Condition: Near Fine


Printed postcard from 1910 showing a very early 'flying machine' reaching a new world altitude record piloted by Frenchman, Louis Paulhan ]1883-1963]. The record of 4,164 feet was acheived on June 17, 1910 at a Los Angeles Air Meet. The postcard is an unused, divided back postcard. in near Fine condition. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

In the Side Shows

By: BENN, Captain Wedgwood

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046804

Condition: Very Good


Personal, World War I memoir of Viscount William Wedgwood Benn Stansgate [1877-1960], serving with the Royal Naval Air Service during the First World War and seeing service at Gallipoli and winning the DSO and DFC. xii. 310, [1] p. front. plates, ports., maps, facsim. 22 cm. OCLC Number: 3934919. The following inscription is found on the ffep - H. B. Smith, Esq. from W. C. B. [the author??]. Rest ofinterior is clean and unmarked, minor foxing to the page edges only. The photo frontis appears to have been removed [although there are no signs of this], but all other photos and maps are present... View more info

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Lindbergh

By: BERG, A. Scott

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam`s: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 280

ISBN: 0399144498

Condition: As New


Lindbergh captured the imagination of a postwar generation hungry for heroes, and cemented a position of fame and admiration for the young pilot from Minnesota in the collective American imagination. The book wone the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1999.628pp : photos., portraits. Includes index. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, still fresh in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. A heavy book wighing 1.077 pre-packing. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always av... View more info

Invasions Without Tears : the story of Canada's top-scoring Spitfire wing in Europe during the Second World War

By: BERGER, Monty; STREET, Brian Jeffrey

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Vintage-Random House, Random House of Canada, Limited: 1994

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 22723

ISBN: 0394224272

Condition: VG+


An account of Canada's top-scoring Spitfire wing in Europe during the Second World War - 126 [RCAF} Wing. 256 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm, Bright, clean interior. unmarked except for a tiny ink 'squiggle' to the htp and signs of erasures to the http and the tp. Tight, square binding, single crease to the spine. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 440g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calcul... View more info

Far Horizon

By: BERNHARDT, Clara

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Preston, ON, Author Published: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037850

Condition: VG


World War II poetry. Dedicated by the author to her brothers in the Royal Canadian Air Force. A collection of poems previously published in a dozen different magazines, both Canadian and American. 32pp. Clean, unmarked interior. Stamps of 'The Airmen's Club, No. 3 SFTS' [RCAF] to the inside of the front wrapper and the outside of the rear wrapper. A light vertical crease at the center shows where the booklet once folded. Scarce! Weight, 56g. View more info

Malta Spitfire: The Buzz Beurling Story Canada's World War II Daredevil Pilot

By: BEURLING, George F.; ROBERTS, Leslie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford U.P.: 1943

Edition: Second Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 042959

ISBN: 0143012371

Condition: Good Very Good


Biography of the leading Canadian Fighter pilot Ace from WWII - Buzz Beurling. Foreword by Air Vice Marshall W. A. Bishop. Introduction by Leslie Roberts. Illustrated by Clayton Knight. Originally published: New York : Farrar and Rinehart, 1943. This is the first Canadian edition. xiv, 235pp, illustrated, illustrated endpapers. 21 cm. Red cloth with gilt aircraft ro the front board. Bright, clean interior. Gift inscription to the front blank endpaper and a bookplate to the htp, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Bright, clean red cloth with only very slight wear to the extremities of... View more info

The Battle of Britain: The Greatest Battle in the History of Air Warfare

By: BICKERS, Richard Townshend

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Salamander: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11592

ISBN: 1-84065-081-8

Condition: VG+


A volume in the series 'Classic Conflicts'. Foreword by Air Marshal Sir Denis Crowley-Milling. 272pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a fresh, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding with a very faint crease to the spine. Weight, 419g. View more info

In the Shadow of Eagles: From Barnstormer to Alaska Bush Pilot, a Flyer's Story

By: BILLBERG, Rudy; REARDEN, Jim

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., Alaska Northwest Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038501

ISBN: 088240413X

Condition: About 'As New'


Autobiography of an American aviation peioneer, Rudy Billberg, who spent his life flying in Alaska. xvii, 326pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding with no creasing to the spine. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 480g. View more info

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FM159 : the Lucky Lancaster

By: BIRRELL, Dave

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nanton, AB, Nanton Lancaster Society: 2006

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 23756

ISBN: 0968044018

Condition: Fine


An account of a rare, surviving Lancaster Bomber from WWII and service with the RCAF, now at home in Nanton, Alberta. 60 p. : ill., ports ; 21 cm. Bright, clean copy. Tiny gift inscription to the ffep, otherwise unmarked and appearing 'as new'. Weight, 104g. Lettermailable if applicable. View more info

Their Finest Hour; The Story of the Battle of Britain

By: BISHOP, Edward

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1968

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 041068

Condition: Near Fine


Ballantine's illustrated History of World War II; Battle Book No 2. 160pp, propfusely photo illustrated Bright, clean, unmarked copy, inside and outside. No spine creasing. Slight external wear. Weight, 196g. View more info

True Canadian Heroes in the Air

By: BISHOP, William Arthur

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Key Porter Books: 2008

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 046729

ISBN: 1552678679

Condition: About 'As New'


Written by Arthur Bishop, son of Billy Bishop ; foreword by Lieut.-General F.R. Sutherland. Originally published as 'Courage in the Air'. xii, 307 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 450g, We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg tota... View more info

Jet Around the World with B.O.A.C., Qanta, Air-India; 196061

By: BOAC; QANTAS; AIR-INDIA

Price: $8.00

Publisher: USA, BOAC; Qantas, Air-India: 1960

Edition: First Edition, Presumed

Seller ID: 24294

Condition: Near Fine


Brochure promoting Air Travel - a trip around the World via BOAC, Qantas and Air-India. Opens to 8": by 9"; 14pp, centre-pages world map showing air routes, small artist-drawn decorations. Bright and clean with a tight, stapled binding. Only defect - a phrase in light ink to the top margin of the front wrapper - 'Good map of the world'. Weight, 36g. View more info

Alaska's Father Goose: Capt. Gerald A. (Bud) Bodding: a Career in Aviation

By: BODDING, Captain Gerald A. 'Bud'

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Surrey, B. C., Hancock House Pub Ltd: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053076

ISBN: 0888396511

Condition: As New


Story of the career of Captain Gerald Bodding, famed Alaska pilot known as 'Father Goose' because of his many thousands of hours piloting the Grumman JRF Goose aircraft. 175 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 22 cm. Includes index. Edited by William F. Cass.An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 288g unpacked and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. Other Canadian domestic postal rates rise ... View more info