1947-Present Books

  • Waco Vol II by Kobernuss

    SKU: 21-CAT-184

     Kobernuss, Fred O.  Waco, A Symbol of Courage & Excellence, Vol II.  Destin, Fl, Mystic Bay Publishers, 1999. 222pp, photo illus, wrps, 8.5x11".  A companion to Vol I seen below (but no inscriptions).  Excellent.

    Price: $50.00
  • "Waco" Vol I by Kobernuss - Inscribed

    SKU: 21-CAT-183

     Kobernuss, Fred O.  Waco, Symbol of Courage & Excellence - Volume I.  Terre Haute, Ind., SunShine House, 1992.  180pp, photo illus, 8.5x11", red buckram w/gold cover embossing.  Inscribed by author plus signatures of 40 Waco owners/enthusiasts. From the well-known Hans Dam Collection.  Hans would carry this book to various fly-ins and have owners sign the book.  A one-of-a-kind opportunity for Waco fans.  A rare book in it's own right!

    Price: $125.00
  • Brandly History of Waco - 1979

    SKU: 21-B-59

    Brandly, Ray.  Waco Airplanes/"Ask Any Pilot", The Authentic History of Waco Airplanes and the Biographies of the Founders Clayton J. Brukner and Elwood "Sam" Junkin.  Privately printed by author, 1979.  164pp, photo illus, 8.75x11.25", red cloth binding.  Text block excellent; outside front cover has old glue residue.  Very scarce; only one other copy for sale at $225 and it is heavily damaged by smoke.

    Price: $185.00
  • Patterns in the Sky - 1994

    SKU: 21-S-8

     Campbell, James F. and Joseph R. Chambers.  Patterns in the Sky, Natural Visualization of Aircraft Flow Fields, NASA SP-514.  Hampton, VA, NASA Langley Research Center, 1994.  156pp, illus (color & b&w), 8.5x11", wrps, with180 remarkable photos of inflight flow fields around aircraft in flight.  Great fun to read and browse while you imagine yourself in these supersonic wonders! Very good, several small cover creases.

    Price: $30.00
  • Journey in Aeronautical Research - 1998

    SKU: 21-S-7

     Phillips, W. Hewitt.  Journey in Aeronautical Research, A Career at NASA Langley Research Center, Monographs in Aerospace History Number 12.  Washington D.C., NASA History Office, 1998.  200pp, illus, wrps, 8.5x11".  Remarkable story of a 58 year career in aeronautical design starting in 1940.  Very good.

    Price: $25.00
  • Supersonic Cruise Technology - 1985

    SKU: 21-S-6

     McLean, F. Edward.  Supersonic Cruise Technology, NASA SP-472.  Washington D.C., NASA, 1985.  NASA Scientific and Technical Information Branch.  190pp, illus (color and b&w), 6x9", wrps.  Nice study of supersonic flight from Chuck Yeager in 1947 thru the B-70, Supersonic Transport,  Soviet TU-144, Concorde, YF-12, etc. About good with some cover creases.

    Price: $5.00
  • OX5 Reunion Program - 1970

    SKU: 21-MISC-29

     15th Annual National Convention, Oct 22-24, 1970, Baer Field, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  28pp, illus, 8.5x11", wrps.  Interesting articles by Paul Hobrock (1910-1927 aviation recollections), about Art Smith "The Bird Boy of Fort Wayne", Tiny Broadwick "The Girl Doll of Aviation", and Emma Adamson, the first lady jumper in Indiana.  Very good.

    Price: $15.00
  • Promotional Flyer for Wings in the Sun (The History of Aviation in Florida 1895-1950) - 1951

    SKU: 21-B-35

     Large 8.5x21" flyer printed both sides much like a book jacket.  Cover is by Zack Mosley of "Smilin Jack" fame.  Has a synopsis of the book, comments from reviewers and a lengthy list (hundreds) of names mentioned in the book.  Price advertised was $3.  Good, 6-folded for mailing.

    Price: $20.00
  • The Shuttleworth Collection

    SKU: 21-CAT-22

     Color guide to this famous British collection.  1979, color illus of many collection holdings, table of aircraft and characteristics.  54pp, 7.25x5.5", wrps.  Very good.

    Price: $12.00
  • Roscoe Turner Biography - 1947

    SKU: 21-AR-14

     Rutherford, Roy.  Colonel Roscoe Turner Knight-Errand of the Air.  Privately Printed, 1947.  36pp, 10pp of photos front and back, 6x9", wrps.  Interesting little biography of Turner who wont the Thompson Tropy three times, and the Bendix once, second place in the McRobertson race from London to Melbourne, awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross, etc.  A real swashbuckling flambouyant figure in the Golden Age of Aviation.  Book in very good condition; pasted label over cover price is missing but left glue residue behind. 

    Price: $35.00