Aircraft/Engine Paper

  • The Wright Brothers As Aeronautical Engineers

    SKU: 21-CAT-17

     Baker, M.P.  The Wright Brothers As Aeronautical Engineers.  Wash. D.C., Smithsonian Institution, 1950.  Reprint from the Smithsonian Report for 1950 and a paper presented at a Society of Automotive Engineers meeting.  14pp + 10pp of b&w photos (2 per page) of Wright equipment and experiments, 6x9", heavy paper covers, stapled. Excellent condition.  

    Price: $55.00
  • Model Plans for Boeing 247-D - 1935

    SKU: 21-CAT-16

     One sheet of plans for a kit by the Model Builders Guild dated Jan 7, 1935, Drawing No. H5888.  22x17", four-folded, one chip in center, creases needing flattening.  Included is a one-page set of mimeo instruction (some age toning).  About fair-good overall.

    Price: $15.00
  • C-46 Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions - 1945

    SKU: 21-PILOT-36

     Original WWII flight manual, 65pp, illus, marked "Restricted", dted 25 May 1945.  No binder, one upper left staple as issued.  Very good + condition, cover loose from staple.  Wonderful look at this famous "Hump" aircraft with ties to the Flying Tigers.  

    Price: $115.00
  • B-29 Flight Manual - 1943

    SKU: 21-PILOT-35

     Housed in a brown vinyl binder, 5x8", snap fasteners, dated July 1943.  387pp + index, illus with drawings, several foldouts.  Marked "Restricted"; pencil ID of a SSgt inside front cover with "468th Bomb Gp/794th Bomb Sq and 504th Bomb Gp/680th Bomb Sq."  Very good condition, age wear only, little used.

    Price: $185.00
  • 1912 German Aero Exhibition Catalog

    SKU: 21-MISC-25

     Original catalog, 190pp, 6x9" illus, wonderful full-page ads, two foldouts of exhibition hall floorplan.  Berlin, 3-14 April 1912. About fair-good.  Corner chips front cover and tape repair to spine.  I would give a lot to be transported back in time to this exhibit!

    Price: $145.00
  • Republic Aviation RF-84F Fancy Promotional Book - circa 1954

    SKU: 21-PILOT-34

     Large 10x12", hardcover sales book marked "CONFIDENTIAL".  36 pp, color, illus, unusual comb binding at top and bottom of text block inside of stiff covers.  Contents focus on aircraft specs, photo equipment, powerplants, performance charts, etc.  This was distributed after the aircraft was in production so it may have been intended for foreign sales.  About fair; comb binding loose at bottom of text from covers, small hinge split, light soiling inside.  A very unusual manual and the first I have encountered. SOLD

    Price: $0.00
  • Boeing B-47B Field Service Handbook - 1961

    SKU: 21-PILOT-33

     Small pocket-size book, 3.75x6.75".  Seattle, (assumed) Boeing, 30 Sep 1961.  Unpaginated but approx 200, illus, many foldouts.  Marked "Restricted" on covers and each page, then declassified in an ink statement on front cover.  Extensive and detailed drawings of all components and text in very small print.  Published for the Boeing Field Service Engineer and applicable to the first 30 aircraft built.  Very good condition; pages slightly loose from their glued binding. SOLD

    Price: $0.00
  • Lockheed Super Constellation (1049C & E) Pocket Handbook - 1953

    SKU: 21-PILOT-32

     Small 5x7" manual with plastic comb binding.  Burbank, Lockheed, Jan 1953.  206pp, illus, 14 sections including one on operating instructions (inspections, pre-takeoff, before landing, etc) much lake a flight manual.  Each section divider has a cartoon!  Would be good except for a coffee stain on the back cover and last page (those clumsy pilots!). SOLD

    Price: $0.00
  • 1913-14 British Aeronautics Report

    SKU: 21-B-26

     Technical Report of the Advisory Committee for Aeronautics for the Year 1913-14.  London, His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1915.  537pp, illus w/photos and drawings, covers missing.  A wealth of information on early aviation in these just-pre-WWI days.  Fair; no covers and first and last pages loose.

    Price: $30.00
  • Bleriot Catalog - 1933

    SKU: 21-CAT-15

     Fancy art deco catalog for the Bleriot 110 passenger aeroplane.  28pp, oblong 12x8.25", illus with art and photos.  Advertising the Bleriot 110 through extensive coverage of world records set.  A lavish work tied with a  brown silk-like cord.  French text.  Very good. SOLD

    Price: $0.00