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image of THE CAHS JOURNAL.  VOL. 4.  NO. 1 SPRING, NO. 2 SUMMER, NO. 3 FALL, NO. 4 WINTER, 1966.  4 NUMBERS IN TOTAL.

THE CAHS JOURNAL. VOL. 4. NO. 1 SPRING, NO. 2 SUMMER, NO. 3 FALL, NO. 4 WINTER, 1966. 4 NUMBERS IN TOTAL.

by Wheeler, W.J., Editor. (D.B. Simmons, H.A. Halliday, J. Phipps, J.R. Ellis, K.M. Molson, F.W. Hotson, et al.)

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1966
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Willowdale, Ontario: Canadian Aviation Historical Society, 1966. The four No.s of Volume 4 (1966) of the CAHS Journal, paged 1 - 116, including covers, 11" H. B&w photographs, drawings, scale drawings (1 fold-out), maps. Articles include: The Loening Model 23 Flying Yacht; The Joys of Flying in the Bush; The First Fire-Fighting Helicopter; Successful Aircraft of No. 417 Squadron; Wrecks,… Read more
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image of CANADIAN GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL.  JULY 1958.  VOLUME LVII, NUMBER 1.  INCLUDES: FIFTY YEARS AFTER BADDECK - CANADA'S AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY; FESTIVAL OF DANCE AT LA PAZ; UNGAVA BAY - UNGAVA PENINSULA; THE WEAVERS OF WITNEY.

CANADIAN GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL. JULY 1958. VOLUME LVII, NUMBER 1. INCLUDES: FIFTY YEARS AFTER BADDECK - CANADA'S AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY; FESTIVAL OF DANCE AT LA PAZ; UNGAVA BAY - UNGAVA PENINSULA; THE WEAVERS OF WITNEY.

by Dallyn, Gordon M., editor. (Arthur Macdonald, H.M. Berney, Robert Bergeron, Kay Rex.)

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Published
1958
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Ottawa: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1958. 34 pp + XV pp (which include advertisements, many relating to Canadian aviation), 11 1/8" H. B&w photographs. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very small number notation in ink on the front cover, minor wear at the top/bottom of the spine and at the… Read more
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image of CANADIAN CIVIL AIRCRAFT REGISTER, MARCH 31, 1964.

CANADIAN CIVIL AIRCRAFT REGISTER, MARCH 31, 1964.

by Department of Transport, Civil Aviation Branch.

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1964
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Ottawa: Department of Transport / Roger Duhamel, Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery , 1964. 274 pp, oblong (8 1/2" H x 11" D) - medium blue card covers with dark blue tape spine over staples. A listing of civil aircraft (Commercial, Private, State, Experimental, Commercial - Restricted, Ultra Light, Private - Restricted) detailing each by category, country of manufacturer,… Read more
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image of WORLD AVIATION DIRECTORY:  LISTING AVIATION COMPANIES AND OFFICIALS COVERING THE UNITED STATES, CANADA AND 145 COUNTRIES IN EUROPE, CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA, AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST, AUSTRALASIA AND ASIA.  WINTER 1966-67.  VOLUME 27, NUMBER 2.

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Washington, D.C.: American Aviation Publications, 1967. 1318 pp, 7 5/8" H. Title page states: Volume 27, Number 2, but on spine is printed "No. 54". Fore edge of textblock stamped "Parker & Co. / International, Inc.". Some pictorial advertising with the occasional touch of color, attached bookmarks advertising Curtiss Wright and U.S. Gear, advertisement for Airwork has slim… Read more
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image of WORLD AVIATION DIRECTORY:  LISTING AVIATION COMPANIES AND OFFICIALS COVERING THE UNITED STATES, CANADA AND 147 COUNTRIES IN EUROPE, CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA, AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST, AUSTRALASIA AND ASIA.  WINTER 1967-68.  VOLUME 28, NUMBER 2.

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Washington, D.C.: American Aviation Publications, 1968. 1322 pp, 7 1/2" H. Title page states: Volume 28, Number 2, but on spine is printed "No. 56". Fore edge of textblock stamped "Parker & Co. / International, Inc." with advertisement for their business in the directory. Some pictorial advertising with the some touches of color, two attached bookmarks advertising:… Read more
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image of WORLD AVIATION DIRECTORY:  LISTING AVIATION COMPANIES AND OFFICIALS COVERING THE UNITED STATES, CANADA AND 136 COUNTRIES IN EUROPE, CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA, AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST, AUSTRALASIA AND ASIA.  SUMMER 1965.  VOLUME 26, NUMBER 1.

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Washington, D.C.: American Aviation Publications, 1965. 1154 pp, 7 1/2" H. Title page states: Volume 28, Number 1, but on spine is printed "No. 51". Fore edge of textblock stamped "Parker & Co. / International, Inc." with advertisement for their business in the directory. Some pictorial advertising with the occasional touch of color, attached bookmark advertising Curtiss Wright,… Read more
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image of AIR NAVIGATION.  (AIR NAVIGATION PARTS 1-2).

AIR NAVIGATION. (AIR NAVIGATION PARTS 1-2).

by Wintersteen, H.G.

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1943
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Scranton, PA: International Textbook Company, 1943. 58 pp + 48 pp (two sections, individually paged), 7 5/8" H. Black simulated leather boards with gold lettering on spine, blindstamped lettering, borders on front board. Marbled endpapers, b&w maps (some fold-out, printed on light blue paper), drawings/diagrams, formulae, tables. Chapter headings - Air Navigation, Part 1: Principles of Air… Read more
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METEOROLOGY. PARTS 1-2.

by I.C.S. Staff.

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1943
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Scranton, PA: International Textbook Company, 1943. 56 pp + 49 pp (two sections, individually paged), 7 5/8" H. Black simulated leather boards with gold lettering on spine, blindstamped lettering, borders on front board. Marbled endpapers, b&w maps, drawings/diagrams, formulae, tables. Chapter headings - Meteorology, Part 1: Weather Theory; Study of the Atmosphere; Meteorological Elements; Cloud Classification; Sunshine;… Read more
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PRACTICAL FLYING. (PRACTICAL FLYING PARTS 1-2 / PARACHUTES.

by Wintersteen, H.G.

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1943
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Scranton, PA: International Textbook Company, 1943. 77 pp + 46 pp +63 pp (three sections, individually paged), 7 5/8" H. Black simulated leather boards with gold lettering on spine, blindstamped lettering, borders on front board. Marbled endpapers, b&w drawing, diagrams. Chapter headings - Practical Flying, Part 1: Regulations; Pilot's Certificate; Air Traffic Rules; Flight; Flight Instruction; Elementary… Read more
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image of PRINCIPLES OF THE STROMBERG INJECTION CARBURETTOR:  SPECIALLY ADAPTED TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FLIGHT ENGINEERS.

PRINCIPLES OF THE STROMBERG INJECTION CARBURETTOR: SPECIALLY ADAPTED TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FLIGHT ENGINEERS.

by Fisher, Charles H.

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Published
1944
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First Edition
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London: British Aviation Publications / George Newnes, 1944. 48 pp, 8 7/8" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings/diagrams. Section headings: Preface; The Elements of Carburation and Fuel Injection; The Stromberg System of Petrol Injection; The Injection Carburettor Constructional Details; General Notes of Running and Maintenance. Interior - tiny bump at top/bottom corner of pages, otherwise… Read more
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SOVIET TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT SINCE 1945.

by Stroud, John.

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Published
1968
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First American Edition
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New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1968. 318 pp, 8 3/4" H. "(D)escribes in great detail the 40 types of Soviet transport aeroplanes and helicopters which have been produced since the end of the Second World War. As far as possible the design history, layout, structural characteristics and service life of each type has been fully covered. Each type is… Read more
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image of BRITISH AVIATION.  BRITISH LIFE AND THOUGH SERIES NO. 8.

BRITISH AVIATION. BRITISH LIFE AND THOUGH SERIES NO. 8.

by Robertson, F.A. de V., Major.

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Published
1942
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Second Revised Edition
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London: Longmans Green, 1942. 52 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w photographs. Contents: Civil Aviation (Air Transport and Civil Flying / Air Transport in the Dominions / Imperial Airways Limited / The Empire Air Mail Scheme / Flying in Britain); The Royal Air Force (R.A.F. Organisation / The Air Defence of Great Britain / The R.A.F. Overseas / Police… Read more
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image of CANADAIR CL-215 (SPECIFICATIONS BROCHURE) + CANADAIR NEWS, VOL. 15, NO. 2, JULY 30, 1968.

CANADAIR CL-215 (SPECIFICATIONS BROCHURE) + CANADAIR NEWS, VOL. 15, NO. 2, JULY 30, 1968.

by Canadair Limited.

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1968
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Montreal: Canadair, 1968. Canadair CL-215 brochure, 11" H, 4 pp in total, dated Nov. 1968. Photographs, graphs, drawings of cabin layout, plus specifications - Performance; Structure; Power Plant; Propellers; Fuel System; Oil System; Landing Gear; Flight Controls; Hydraulic System; Electrical System; Ground Power Unit; Cock-pit Heating; Ice Protection; Fire Protection; Aerial Firefighting System; Dimensions; Design Criteria. With: "Canadair… Read more
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image of PILOTS:  CANADIAN STORIES FROM THE COCKPIT.

PILOTS: CANADIAN STORIES FROM THE COCKPIT.

by Melady, John.

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Published
1989
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9780771058639
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1989. 269 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "This is the story of flying in Canada - told by the men and women who have lived it, the pilots. The story begins with John McCurdy's history-making flight in the 'Silver Dart' over the frozen shores of Lake Bras d'Or, Baddeck, in… Read more
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image of THE CAHS JOURNAL.  VOL. 1, Nos. 1-4 1963 (REPRINT).  INCLUDES "THE CAHS - ITS EARLY HISTORY", BY W.J. WHEELER.)

THE CAHS JOURNAL. VOL. 1, Nos. 1-4 1963 (REPRINT). INCLUDES "THE CAHS - ITS EARLY HISTORY", BY W.J. WHEELER.)

by Morley, George, editor.

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Published
1969
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Canadian Aviation Historical Society, 1969. 11" H Reprint, in one volume, of the first volume (four numbers) of the CAHS Journal of 1963, with the addition of "The CAHS - Its Early History' by W.J. Wheeler (1 page). B&w photographs, drawings. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light wrinkling… Read more
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CANADA'S AVIATION PIONEERS: 50 YEARS OF McKEE TROPHY WINNERS.

by Sutherland, Alice Gibson. Foreword by Fred W. Hotson.

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Published
1978
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First Edition
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9780070827042
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Toronto: McGraw-Hill, Ryerson, 1978. 304 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). B&w photographs, maps. "(T)ells the exciting story of the adventurous and often visionary men who pioneered aviation in Canada. From Canada's first pilot to modern airline pioneers and inventors, here are the winners of the Trans-Canada Trophy, awarded annually for outstanding contributions to the development of aviation… Read more
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STRENGTH OF METAL AIRCRAFT ELEMENTS. ANC-5 BULLETIN.

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1951
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Washington: Munitions Board Aircraft Committee, Subcommittee on Air Force-Navy-Civil Aircraft Design Criteria, 1951. 125 pp, 10 1/4" H. Figures, tables. ANC-5 June 1951 Ammendment-1, 9 April 1952 taped in at rear. Chapter headings: General; Steel; Aluminum Alloys; Magnesium Alloys; Miscellaneous Metals. Interior - previous owner has updated, asterisked and neatly written cross references in black ink… Read more
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OPERATING FOUR-STROKE ENGINES. (RADIO CONTROL HANDBOOKS.)

by Winch, Brian.

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Published
1990
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9781854860422
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Hemel Hempstead: Argus, 1990. 63 pp, 9 11/16" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings/diagrams. "A model four-stroke engine is a fine example of precision, miniature engineering. In this handbook Brian Winch explains, in practical terms, how four-stroke engines work, the various types in production, how to set-up, run and maintain the engines and how to diagnose… Read more
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HANDLING IN-FLIGHT EMERGENCIES.

by Eichenberger, Jerry A.

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1995
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9780070150935
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New York: TAB / McGraw-Hill, 1995. 201 pp, 9 3/16" H. B&w illustrations. "Most in-flight emergencies can be safely resolved if the pilot has the proper training and mental attitude. This information-packed manual for private and recreational pilots, flight instructors, and students describes a variety of procedures you can use to pre-empt or successfully cope with almost… Read more
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image of FIRST PRINCIPLES OF FLIGHT / AIRCRAFT CONSTRUCTION / NAVIGATION AND METEOROLOGY / AERO-ENGINES / RADIO FOR AEROPLANES.  5 VOLUMES FROM THE "AIR TRAINING SERIES".

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London: Longmans, Green 1.'First Principles of Flight' - 108 pp, 7 1/2" H, new impression September 1941 - b&w illustrations, including sectional diagram of Spitfire on front endpapers. Contents: Introduction; The Atmosphere; Fluid Motion; Aerodynamics; Practical Considerations; Stability; Control; Airscrews; Index. 2. 'Aircraft Construction' - 116 pp, 7 1/2" H, first edition 1942 - many b&w illustrations including… Read more
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