Flight Manuals

  • Waco Model E "Aristocrat" Instruction Manual

    SKU: 21-PILOT-76

     Circa 1939 combination pilot and maintenance manual for Model E's powered by Jacobs, P & W Wasp Junior or Lycoming engines.  Troy, Ohio; The Waco Aircraft Company, n.d..  18pp plus 5 large foldouts, 8.5x11" in a custom embossed leathette folder.  Various sections include "Warranty", "Starting and Runing", "Electrical Systems", etc.  Very good. 

    Price: $145.00
  • WWII P-39 Flight Manual - 1943

    SKU: 21-PILOT-75

     Original Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions for the P-39Q1.  34pp, illus, 8.5x11", in modern fiberboard folder.  Marked "RESTRICTED" on each page.  Excellent.

    Price: $170.00
  • WWII BT-13A & BT-15 Pilot Manual - 1941/43

    SKU: 21-PILOT-74

     Original Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions for this classic early WWII trainer.  30pp, illus, 8.5x11", in modern fiberboard cover.  Basic manual dated May 5, 1941 and revised to 1-10-43. All pages marked "RESTRICTED". Excellent.

    Price: $110.00
  • Waco Cabin Models Instruction Manual - 1934/38

    SKU: 21-PILOT-73

     Original Waco Factory Instruction Manual.  Troy, Ohio, The Waco Aircraft Company, 1938.  43pp plus 4 large foldout drawings, 8.5x11", original black flexible board covers.  Includes Assembly Instructions, Maintenance Instructions and Parts Price List.  Typewritten then printed.  Covers the following models 1934 to 1938: UKC, YKC, UKC-S, YKC-S, YKS-6, YKS-7, YKS-8.  Very good, cover embossing faint.

    Price: $85.00
  • USAF Test Pilot School Student Study Aid - circa 2004

    SKU: 21-PILOT-72

     FTC-TIH-64-2004, Stability and Control.  USAF Aerospace Research Test Pilot School, Edwards AFB, California.  In two parts, Part I Flight Test Techniques (187pp) and Part II Theory (160pp).  Illustrated with charts, drawings and photos of many aircraft thru the ages.  8.5x11", three-hole punched with Prestong metal fastener, first published in 1959 and updated regularly. Forward by famous test pilot Chuck Yeager, the first to break the sound barrier.  This is a seldom-seen manual from a prestigiious test pilot school, one attended by most pilot-astronauts. Very good. SOLD

    Price: $0.00
  • Bell Huey "Cobra" Helicopter Maintenance Flight Manual - 1987

    SKU: 21-PILOT-71

     TM 55-1520-236-MTF.  HQ Dept of the Army, 8 Dec 1987 (changes to 1990).  Green plastic boards with four split rings as a binding, 4.5x8", 160pp.  Actually used for maintencance test, pilot name on cover, various paste-ins and tabs added to 7 sections.  About good +.  (This is the first attack helicopter and one I wish I had flown)

    Price: $35.00
  • Original Curtiss D-12 Aircraft Engine Handbook - June 1930

    SKU: 21-CAT-116

     Thick official factory manual with faint Wright Field rubber stamps on front cover.  100 pages of text, photos and foldouts, then 47 figures (some are foldouts) and finally 145 pages of parts lists.  Grey card covers with Curtiss logo.  Wonderful original manual for this famous engine in its vintage, untouched form.  About good + condition. SOLD

    Price: $0.00
  • WWII Original B-25 Flight Manual - 1943

    SKU: 21-PILOT-70

     Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions for the Army B-25J/Navy PBJ-1J.  Marked "Restricted" in upper left corner, dated Dec 20, 1943.  76pp, unissued, stapled upper left (first several pages loose).  A rare original manual for this famous WWII bomber.

    Price: $185.00
  • 7 Issues of the Penhold Log - 1942/43

    SKU: 21-MAG-74

     Monthly WWII publication of the 36th Service Flying Training School (RAF), Alberta, Canada.  Seven issues each 24-36 pages, 6x9", photo illus; dates are Feb, Mar, Jul, Sep, Oct and Nov 1942; and Feb 1943.  About good; some cover soiling. Not often found in the U.S.

    Price: $35.00
  • Class Book, No. 1 British Flying Training School, Terrell, Texas - circa 1943

    SKU: 21-B-48

     "Detached Flight...The Book of No. 1 B.F.T.S. Vol. VI". No publ place, no date.  72pp, photos.  Typical class book with staff photos (British and U.S. military; civilian flight instructors in uniform), portraits of students with several ink annotations of "killed", recreation activities, downtown Terrell, Texas, etc.  About good.  Most of these class books found in the U.S. are U.S.A.A.F. piot trainees; this is a very unusual book in that the trainees are all RAF.  Likely most of these ended up back in the UK. 

    Price: $65.00