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West with the Night

By: Beryl Markham

Price: $4.00

Publisher: North Point Press: May 1983

Seller ID: 16870

ISBN: 0865471185

Condition: Used - Good


"West with the Night" is the story of Beryl Markham--aviator, racehorse trainer, beauty--and her life in the Kenya of the 1920s and '30s. View more info

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Three Across: The Great Transatlantic Air Race of 1927

By: Norman H. Finkelstein

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Boyds Mills Pr: September 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25386

ISBN: 1590784626

Condition: Used - Good


It's 1927, and the air race is on Three pilots compete to be the first to fly across the Atlantic. In the spring of that year, three airplanes were at Roosevelt Field on Long Island preparing for a historic journey--a nonstop flight between New York and Paris. Which plane would be first? Most predicted that the "Columbia," with renowned test pilot Clarence Chamberlin at the controls, would lead the way. Another plane, the America, was also a favorite. Its crew of four was headed by an authentic American hero, Richard E. Byrd, the famed Arctic explorer. Little was known about the third plane, ... View more info

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Stick and Rudder: An Explanation of the Art of Flying

By: Wolfgang Langewiesche

Price: $12.01

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: September 1990

Edition: 70

Seller ID: 67797

ISBN: 0070362408

Condition: Used - Good


WHAT'S IN STICK AND RUDDER: The invisible secret of all heavier-than-air flight: the Angle of Attack. What it is, and why it can't be seen. How lift is made, and what the pilot has to do with it.Why airplanes stall How do you know you're about to stall?The landing approach. How the pilot's eye functions in judging the approach.The visual clues by which an experienced pilot unconsciously judges: how you can quickly learn to use them."The Spot that does not move." This is the first statement of this phenomenon. A foolproof method of making a landing approach across pole lines and trees.The el... View more info

Instructions For the Care and Operation of Hispano-Suiza Aeronautical Engines

By: Wright-Martin Aircraft Corporation

Price: $175.01

Publisher: Wright-Martin Aircraft Corporation: January 1917

Seller ID: 60597

ISBN: B00CLXHPB6

Condition: Used - Acceptable


Original greenish color cover with lettering in red. This looks to have been the mechanics copy that he used. rust throught where the original staples are. pages are all very readable with drawings a photographs. There are no pull outs included. This is what the collector is looking for his collection. We have not tried to restore any parts as it is the original not a digitable copy. View more info