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Airborne: The Search for the Secret of Flight , Maurer, Richard
1 Airborne: The Search for the Secret of Flight  Maurer, Richard
0671694227 / 9780671694227 New.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover 1990. Glossy picture cover--no dustjacket. Superclean; no marks; never read. Gift-giving condition. 48pp, Index, many color photos and diagrams. Language: English. From School Library Journal: 'Grades 5-8--A concise and attractive volume, this book details the search for the secret of flight. It begins with experiments and designs for airships, hot air balloons, and gliders from the 1600s; and briefly traces each discovery and development that led to the Wright Brothers' flight in 1903. The text is well written and detailed enough for junior high students, yet the layout is inviting enough for younger children. Each page includes drawings, photos, or reproductions; all are clear and have captions. Also, the diagrams do a good job of illustrating the principles involved. 4 experiments are included (such as making a hot-air balloon out of tissue paper and a blow dryer), all of which are well illustrated and explained within the capabilities of the intended age group.'--JoAnn Rees.  
Price: 16.00 USD
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Allied Fighters of WW II , Gunston, Bill
2 Allied Fighters of WW II  Gunston, Bill
0831750502 / 9780831750503 Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover 1992 Smithmark. Glossy cover--no dustjacket. Clean, bright, unmarked. Light-to-average wear; indentations to spine. Full technical data on 45 combat aircraft, profusely illustrated. 160pp. Language: English. Keywords: military, history, aerial, operations.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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NASA, The First 25 Years 1958-1983: A Resource for Teachers -- A Curriculum Project , National Aeronautics and Space Administration
3 NASA, The First 25 Years 1958-1983: A Resource for Teachers -- A Curriculum Project  National Aeronautics and Space Administration
9997398866 / 9789997398864 Good.  
Paperback. Oversize softcover published 1983 by NASA / Government Printing Office EP-182. Noticeable heavy cover wear: rubbing; creases to spine edge. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 132 pages; many color and black-and-white photos. Language: English. Wonderful research source, loaded with information for students and teachers. Keywords: history, national, aeronautics, space, administration, spacecraft, satellites, flight, launch, rocket, shuttle, aviation, moon, lunar, landing, astronaut, orbit, Kennedy, Langley, missile, supersonic, exploration, aircraft, meteorology, Titan, Saturn, Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, Soyuz, manned, Pioneer.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Skymen: Heroes of Fifty Years of Flying, Forrester, Larry
4 Skymen: Heroes of Fifty Years of Flying Forrester, Larry
0312727828 / 9780312727826 Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1997 St. Martin's reprint of 1961 original. Long closed RIP to jacket front; CREASED FLAP. PREVIOUS OWNER'S NAME on 1st blank page. Otherwise clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. 216 pages; black-and-white photos. Language: English. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Sweetwater, Gunslinger 201: A Saga of Carrier Pilots who Live by Chance, Love by Choice , Labarge, William H.
5 Sweetwater, Gunslinger 201: A Saga of Carrier Pilots who Live by Chance, Love by Choice  Labarge, William H.
081688515X / 9780816885152 Good.  
Hardcover. 2nd printing hardcover with dustjacket 1984 McGraw-Hil. Book clean/bright; inside cover has abraded area and ghosts of removed labels; ink marks. Jacket Good-minus: very rubbed; 1 closed rip; chips and crumples. 190pp, B/W photos. Language: English. Aviation Book of the Year. Keyword: novel, fiction, F-14 fighter, United States, U.S., Navy, interceptor, aircrews, aircraft carrier, aviator.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Proficient Pilot , Schiff, Barry
6 The Proficient Pilot  Schiff, Barry
0026071509 / 9780026071505 Good.  
Hardcover. 5th edition hardcover with dustjacket 1985 Macmillan. Clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Average wear. 337pp, Index. Language: English. Note: This is NOT the most recent edition. Gathers essays about flying techniques, wind shear, crosswind landings, stalls, dead reckoning, blind launches, holding patterns, flight control failure, and multi-engine flying. A compilation of Barry Schiff's monthly column in AOPA Pilot, the popular aviation periodical. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- Surface or Airmail only.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Sky's the Limit: Women Pioneers in Aviation , Boase, Wendy
7 The Sky's the Limit: Women Pioneers in Aviation  Boase, Wendy
0025119702 / 9780025119703 Very Good.  
Hardcover. 1st U.S. edition hardcover with dustjacket 1980 Macmillan. 1 library inkstamp on back free endpaper. Very clean; light wear. 223pp, Index, Bibliography, lots of great photos. Language: English. Keywords: Air Transport Auxiliary, Amelia Earhart, Amy Johnson, Anne Lindberg, Jean Batten, Hanna Reitsch, pilot, aviatrix.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Unhappy Landings: Why Airplanes Crash  Watson, Thomas W.
Good.  
Paperback. Softcover 1992. Spine uncreased; light-to-average wear. A few UNDERLININGS. 2 INKSTAMPS from previous owner. 376pp, Index. Language: English.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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