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Great Aircraft Collections of the World
Ogden, Bob
ISBN: 0831740663.
Gallery Books New York 1986 First Edition
 Hard Cover Laminated Boards. 200pp. Beautifully illus in colour and b &w. Spanning 4 continents and including major collections in the world.  Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29487  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Gliding Book
Watson, Alex; Serjeant, Richards (eds)
Kaye & Ward London 1970 Reprint
 Hard Cover 128pp, many ills. Crease to last 2 pages, not affecting text.Several contributors.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29561  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Press on, Regardless. Recollections of service in the Royal Air Force (1934-1946)
Humphrey, Stanley C.
ISBN: 0905012097
Camelot Bristol 1990 First Edition
 Hard Cover 232pp, b&w plates. Owner name stamp else very good in dj.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31112  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Beyond the Blue Horizon. On the Track of Imperial Airways
Frater, Alexander
ISBN: 0684188376
Scribner New York 1986 First Edition
 Hard Cover . 8vo. xviii-430pp. light foxing to top edge, dj has slight edgewear else vg in vg.b&w ills.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31290  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Helicopters at War: a pictorial history
Wragg, David
ISBN: 0709008589
Robert Hale London 1983 First Edition
 Hard Cover 283pp, index, B&w ills throughout.Some foxing to dj flaps else a near fine cop y  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318866  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Student Pilot’s Flight Manual: from the first flight to the private certificate
Kershner, William K.
Iowa State University Press Ames, Iowa 1967 Reprint
 Soft Cover Covers worn, internally vg. Owner name162pp, index, ills. throughout. Including emergency flying by reference to instruments.  Fair
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319009  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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"The Target is Destroyed" What Really Happened to Flight 007
Hersh, Seymour
ISBN: 0571147224
Faber & Faber London 1986 First Edition
 Hard Cover xii,282pp. Paper sl. age-tanned else near fine copy  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319144  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Sight Reduction Tables for Air Navigation Volume 1 Selected Stars Epoch 1975.O
Var.
Her Majesty's Stationery Office London 1972 
 Hard Cover 324pp. Blue cloth  Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319206  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Hurricane & Messerschmitt
Bowyer, Chaz; Van Ishoven, Armand
ISBN: 1856481484
PRC London 1997 Reprint
 Hard Cover Includes 'Hurricane at War' and ' Messerschmitt Bf109 at War' prev.published separatedly. 320pp, 100s of photos. Excellent copy.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 317908  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A History of Flight
Canby, Courtlandt
London: Leisure Arts, 1964   
  Original Cloth. Very Good/Good. First UK Edition. 4to. 104pp, profusely illus in colour & b&w. Vg in chipped dj.  
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17689  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Jane’s Aircraft Recognition Guide
Rendall, David
ISBN: 0004709802
HarperCollins London 1996 Reprint
 Soft Cover 505pp, field guide style.  Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319786  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Military Aircraft of the World
Taylor, John W.R; Swanborough, Gordon
ISBN: 0711004528
Ian Allan Shepparton 1973 Reprint
 Hard Cover 240pp, index, photos throughout. Vg field guide up to its time.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319788  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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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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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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