Flight Manuals

  • WWII R.A.F. Handbook "Silhouettes of American Aircraft" - 1939 (reprinted 1942)

    SKU: 21-PILOT-52

     Original Royal Air Force ID manual.  Air Ministry Publ 1480 I, 1939.  No page numbers, one aircraft per page/very detailed silhouette drawings, 9 sections with index tab dividers, 5x7", 3-hole cord binding with soft covers.  About good; small cover stains and index tab folds.

    Price: $55.00
  • RAF Flying Training Manual - 1931

    SKU: 21-PILOT-50

     Original Royal Air Force Flying Training Manual, Part 1 - Flying Instruction.  Air Ministry, Air Publication 129, 1931.  238pp, illus, stiff card covers with cord binding.  Good, cover soil.

    Price: $75.00
  • RAF Lynx IV Aero Engine Manual - 1927

    SKU: 21-PILOT-49

     Original Royal Air Force Publ No.1287.  Air Ministry, 1927.  134pp, photo illus, 3 large foldouts, stiff card covers.  Stamped on ffep:  "Aeronautical Research Committee Library".  Good; cover soil, clean text block. 

    Price: $65.00
  • RAF Jaguar Series IV Aero Engine Manual - 1926

    SKU: 21-PILOT-48

     Original Royal Air Force manual, Air Publ 1139.  Air Ministry, 1926.  106pp, illus, foldouts.  About fair; water stains upper left as visible in photo.

    Price: $45.00
  • De Havilland Gypsy Major 130 H.P. Engine Manual - 1932

    SKU: 21-PILOT-47

     Oriiginal factory manual for this famous aircraft engine.  48pp, 3 large foldouts, flexible vinyl cover, 6x7.5".  Good; text block loose from cover.  (A second copy with amendment sheets No. 37 to include additional foldouts, dated 1945: $55; specify which)

    Price: $45.00
  • RAF Flight Manual "Airspeed Consul Aeroplane" - 1947

    SKU: 21-PILOT-46

     Original flight manual for this twin engine transport.  38pp, 20 foldouts, 6.5x10", stiff cloth loose-leaf binder cover.  Neat owner's inscription inside front cover with addressz and unit in South Rhodesia.  About good; some foxing and cover fading.

    Price: $75.00
  • WWII Lancaster Instructional Manual - 1942

    SKU: 21-PILOT-45

     The "Lancaster" Aircraft, Avro Type '683' Mk. II.  Supplement No. 1 to Instructional Course Handbook.  A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd. Manchester, Sep 1942.  8pp of text followed by 15 large foldouts, 6x9", card covers with sewn binding.. Covers changes to the Mk II aircraft from those of the Mk I.  Stamped "Confidential" with owners name and address penned in title page.  This is stamped Serial No. 191. About fair with cover soil and edge bumps, text block very good.

    Price: $85.00
  • De Haviland Hydromatic Airscrew Service Manual - circa 1945

    SKU: 21-PILOT-43

     Handbook for the De Haviland Hydromatic Airscrew and Constant Speed Control Unit.  Issued by De Haviland, Hatfield Airdrome, Herts., England, circa 1945.  139pp, 47 plates (many are foldouts), embossed silver cloth cover, 8x10".  A lavish handbook on this famous control unit.  Good, light cover wear and spotting; text block very good.

    Price: $35.00
  • Engine Manual - 1941

    SKU: 21-PILOT-40

     Molloy, E. (ed).  Engines, Part 2.  London, George Newnes Ltd, 1941.  132pp w/57 illus, hardcover cloth, 6x9".  Good, spine faded.  Covers Maintenance and repair of De Haviland Gipsy "Twelve", Gipsy "Major Series II" and Gipsy "Two" and "Three".

    Price: $18.00
  • Landing Gear Manual - 1942

    SKU: 21-PILOT-37

     Molloy, E. (ed).  Landing Legs, Wheels and Brakes.  London, George Newnes Ltd, 1942.  132pp w/130 illus, hardcover cloth, 6x9".  Good, spine faded.  Covers Lockheed, Vickers,Turner, Dowty landing gear and Dunlop, Bendix and Palmer brakes.

    Price: $22.00