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Image for Fawick; War Record of the Fawick Airflex Clutch

Fawick; War Record of the Fawick Airflex Clutch

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Fawick Airflex Company: 1945

Inscription: Signed by co. president Thomas L. FAWICK

Seller ID: 0028

Condition: Good


Good, clean brochure not often seen. Tightly bound AND SIGNED and Inscribed by company president, Thomas L. Fawick, next to his photo inside the front cover which reads as follows: "To my good friend Gregg Phillips with best wishes. Sincerely, Thos, L. Fawick Oct, 20, 1957." The brochure itself precedes this date, as there is much emphasis on the company's contribution to the war effort. Measures 8-3/4"x11-1/4". Illustrated with color art and black and white photograph... View more info

Image for Air Trails Pictorial Magazine November 1944

Air Trails Pictorial Magazine November 1944

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chicago, Street and Smith Publications: 1944

Seller ID: 0162

Condition: Very Good


Wonderful oversized aviation magazine in excellent condition. Other than a small bit of wear to spine at middle section which does not compromise the integrity of the binding, and a few tiny edge creases at back, this one is really nice. Great vintage ads and lots of articles. Includes an article by Willie Ley entitled From Storch to ME 163. Other topics include tandem wings, camoflage models (miniatures), a mobile control tower, Northrop P-61 "Black Widow" and the Knig... View more info

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Kite Balloons to Airships -- The Navy's Lighter-than-Air Experience

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Deputy Chief of Naval Operations: 1987

Edition: Diamond Anniversary 75th Year of Naval Aviation

Seller ID: 0537

Condition: Near fine


Very nicely kept commemorative filled with historic black and white photographs and printed on quality coated paper. Measures 8-1/2"x10-1/2" and has 80 pages. Covers the early period, the Navy's first airship, the B-class, early training, WWI, the C-class, the demise of the kite balloon, the switch to helium, the Rigid Airship Program, WWII airships and their operations, post-WWII development and operations, airships in the postwar period, lighter-than-air(LTA) records ... View more info

Image for Journal of the Aeronautical Sciences Nov. & Dec. 1950 (Two Issues)

Journal of the Aeronautical Sciences Nov. & Dec. 1950 (Two Issues)

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Easton, PA, Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences Inc.: 1950

Edition: Volume 7, Nos. 11 & 12

Seller ID: 0827

Condition: Very good


Two crisp, clean issues of a technical aviation magazine. Former owner's last name is written at the top of the outer front corner of two, and one has a couple light stains to bottom front cover -- otherwise without fault. The magazines measure 8-1/2"x11". Both have technical charts and drawings, but one also shows black and white photographs (see second picture). Among the articles are these: The Longitudinal Stability of Elastic Swept Wings at Supersonic Speed; A Study... View more info

Image for Cleveland National Air Show Program 1977 (Air Force Picture Laid-in)

Cleveland National Air Show Program 1977 (Air Force Picture Laid-in)

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland National Air Show: 1977

Seller ID: 1003


Crisp and clean inside and out. This is a very nice program with a surprise inside -- a color print that reads at the bottom "Air Force. A great way of life." On the reverse side is stamped USAF Recruiting Office Berea, Ohio. At the top is handwritten: To my Air Show buddy, Mr. Macy. Love, Richard." This program is quality printed on coated paper throughout and measures 8-1/2"x11" with 66 pages and many photos, ads, and informational articles. Cleveland is the only city... View more info

Image for Large Color Plastichrome Postcard of Goodyear Air Dock and Glossy Real Photo of the Goodyear Blimp

Large Color Plastichrome Postcard of Goodyear Air Dock and Glossy Real Photo of the Goodyear Blimp

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cleveland and Boston, Poscard Wilbur Evan oif Cleveland via Colorpicture Publishers of Boston: Unknown Dates

Seller ID: 1071

Condition: Near fine


Here's a pair of Goodyear blimp items from Akron, Ohio, neither of which is dated. The postcard has a divided back, has not been used, and measures an oversized 5-1/2"x9". It's also a Plastichrome which is desirable to some collectors. It pictures the Goodyear air dock, the world's largest buildign with no interior supports. The photograph is an 8"x10" real photo of the blimp itself stamped with a number on the back. Together they're pretty nice! View more info

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A Souvenir of Your Flight With Eastern Airlines

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Unknown, Eastern Air Lines: No date, likely late 50's early 60's

Seller ID: 1737

Condition: Fine condition


This is really special, as it has all its items intact and is clean as a whistle nestled inside its original glassine envelope. The envelope reads A Souvenir of Your Flight With Eastern Air Lines. Inside is an unused postcard showing off the New-Type Constellation made famous by Eastern and promoted by the great aviator Eddie Rickenbacker who also worked for Eastern. Other items include two luggage labels, a card notifying passengers that Eastern Air Line Timetables were... View more info

Image for National Airlines Packet   Brochures, Postcard DC-6 Star (1952)

National Airlines Packet Brochures, Postcard DC-6 Star (1952)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: National Airlines: 1952

Seller ID: 1791

Condition: Very Good Condition


Wow! This packet is bursting at the seams with all the things provided to the National Airlines passenger back in 1952. The outer booklet advertises a new feature of the DC-6 plane -- the ability to wire flowers from the sky thanks to the Florists' Telegraph Delivery Association. The booklet itself offers info on flights to New York, Florida, Cuba, California, Texas, New Orleans, Detroit and Washington. Other items are a seat saver, a Hertz rent-a-car brochure, a card ad... View more info

Image for Inside Ohio Magazine: Panorama of the 17th State (1953)

Inside Ohio Magazine: Panorama of the 17th State (1953)

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Toledo, Ohio, Inside Ohio Magazine: 1953

Edition: Volume 2, Number 8

Seller ID: 1812

Condition: Good


Inside Ohio magazine was in its second year of publication when this issue was produced. It's not seen too much which is too bad because it has a lot to offer. There are color paintings, photographs and articles about many aspects of the state. Here, for example, the topcs include the iron men, tool builders, a history in old newspapers starting in the late 1700's, the Ohio auto industry sub-assembly line, Ohio's advanced electric power production, education, science, tr... View more info

Image for Official Program Cleveland National Air Races 1968

Official Program Cleveland National Air Races 1968

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland National Air Races Committee: 1968

Seller ID: 1970

Condition: Very good Condition


Very nice clean program of the ever popular Cleveland national air races at Burke Lakefront Airport August 31, September 1,& 2, 1968.Charles Tracy, then aviation writer for the Plain Dealer, begins the program with an article about aviation's unsung heroes. A highlight of the show is also featured -- precision flight demonstrations by Bob Hoover flying the F-51 Mustang. There are also Formula One races, ladies stockplane races, Ed Mahler in J-3 aerobatics, the Golden Kni... View more info

Image for Program Balloon Classic Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival (1992)

Program Balloon Classic Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival (1992)

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Canton, Ohio, Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival Balloon Classic Committee: 1991

Seller ID: 1976

Condition: Very Good condition


Very nice program save one small light stain to center of front cover, otherwise most attractive and tightly bound. There is much information about the art and science of launching a balloon, photographing balloons, ballooning Q & A and more. There's also a directory of each balloon which participated in the eventreplete with descriptions and photographs. Program measures 8-1/2" x 11" with 24 counted pages. View more info

Image for Army Ordnance September-October, 1945

Army Ordnance September-October, 1945

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., The Army Ordnance Association: 1945

Edition: Vol. XXIX, No. 152

Seller ID: 2243

Condition: Very good


Very nice, tightly bound magazine with an intact spine strip and and very clean pages and cover. The portrait on the front is that of Rear Admiral George F. Hussey, Jr., who during WWII presided over Naval Ordnance. The front of the magazine contains many ads, some of which incorporate much significant information about the products. Among the article topics are these: recoilless rifles; recoil elimination; radar in the past, present and future; rockets for aircraft; t... View more info

Image for Photographs Goodyear Blimp Day and Night; Booklet Goodyear Aerial Ambassadors

Photographs Goodyear Blimp Day and Night; Booklet Goodyear Aerial Ambassadors

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, Goodyear: No date

Seller ID: 2881

Condition: All items fine condition


I bought these items together some years ago and they just now surfaced in crisp clean condition. The photos taken at night were hard to photpgraph, but they are much nicer than they appear due to the glossy surface. They are all crisp and clean, including back, but there is no informatio on photographer. Each back is stamped with a number and there is a bit of residue from a strip of paper which may have been helpful. The photos measure 8-1/4" x 10-1/2". The booklet is ... View more info

Image for An Introduction To the Principles of Aeronautical Design (Paper Airplanes, 1977)

An Introduction To the Principles of Aeronautical Design (Paper Airplanes, 1977)

By: N/A

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Berkshire, England, John Adams Publishing Company: 1977

Seller ID: 3280

Condition: Fine condition, as new


I love the way this book looks so serious and academic on the outside and all about fun inside. The pages are a rainbow of color --yellow, orange, green, pink, blue and red.The instructions are at the front and the different plane parts follow. You can make eight different flying planes. Book measures 8-1/2" x 12" and is clean and bright with no defects. View more info

Image for Highlights of the Byrd Arctic Expedition

Highlights of the Byrd Arctic Expedition

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Tide Water Oil Company: 1930

Seller ID: 3755

Condition: good condition


Tightly bound and clean, but not perfect. It's mostly a used look that's the problem -- no tears or chips, no writing, no creasing etc.. there is some rusting to the staples, but I'll change them out for new. It still deserves a new home. The booklet has some really good photography, plus text, and a complete chronology and an introduction to the crew. It's very visual and is colored in sepia. It also measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 32 counted planting the U.S. flag on An... View more info

Image for Port Columbus International Airport 75th Anniversary 1929-2004 (postcards)

Port Columbus International Airport 75th Anniversary 1929-2004 (postcards)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, Port Columbus: 2004

Edition: 75th Anniversary

Seller ID: 3870

Condition: Fine cards in VG folder


I haven't been aware of this postcard set, but I knew a good thing when I found it! There are ten postcards printed with black and white photographs and a blue "frame" on each. The cards are a tad larger than usual, measuring 4-1/2" x 6". All are crisp and clean with no writing or postal stampings. Port Columbus opened on July 8, 1929 with Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone and Edsel Ford in the audience.The folders (there are two) are crisp and clean also, but there is a tiny... View more info

Image for The Oficial Confederate Air Force 1989 Calendar

The Oficial Confederate Air Force 1989 Calendar

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harlingen, Texas, Confederate Air Force: 1988

Seller ID: 4072

Condition: Very good condition


This is BIG calendar. Closed it measures 14" x 20" and has two holes to hang it.There is no writing on any of the pages and no interior problems. The only defect is a little bit of rubbing and some scratches to the back cover. The beautiful photography cover these planes: Consolidated's Liberator, The Douglas A-20 Havoc, The Heinkel He 111, Northern American P-82 Twin Mustang, Chance Vaught FAU Corsair, Douglas SBD Dauntless, Boeing B-7 Flying Fortress, Boeing B-29 Supe... View more info

Image for The Intake: Journal of the Super Sabre Society. Issues 18,19,20. Complete Run 2012.

The Intake: Journal of the Super Sabre Society. Issues 18,19,20. Complete Run 2012.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lakeway, Texas, Super Sabre Society: 2012

Edition: Spring, Summer, Fall. Complete

Seller ID: 4133

Condition: Near fine


This magazine publishes three issues per year -- Spring, Summer and Fall. The sociey is for F-100 Fighter Pilots, F-100 Wild Weasel Bears and The F-100 Squadron Flight Surgeons. The magazines are clean and tightly bound and have 35 pages per issue for a total of 105. There are pohotos in both back and white amd color and lots to read. Here are some examples of contents: Back To the Hunth Long Way, The Adventures of F-100F Serial 56-3730; F-00Cs in PACAF -- The Forgotten ... View more info

Image for Second Annual Peninsula Charity Fair and Automobile Show -- Official Program 1939

Second Annual Peninsula Charity Fair and Automobile Show -- Official Program 1939

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Virginia, Langley Field, Virginia: 1939

Edition: Second Annual

Seller ID: 4456

Condition: Very good


This event was considered "the most advanced improvement in Motor Car history. Comfort, speed, safety and economy all in the new 1939 models, startling new in design, sparkling new beauty of form and designed lines, an oustanding achievement in motor car history. See them all! Little cars, big cars in all price ranges." There were many programs for various vistors including Childrens'Day, Governor's Day, Army Day, the Charity Fair Ball, the Baby Show, the Automobile Sho... View more info

Image for Messerschmitt ME109 Aero Series 1 (1965)

Messerschmitt ME109 Aero Series 1 (1965)

By: Aeronautical Staff Aero Publications

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Fallbrook California, Aero: 1965

Seller ID: 1198

Condition: Very good


Other than a little light toning to top of cover, this vintage aviation booklet is clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. It's oversized at 7-1/2"x11" with 34 (counted) pages all of which are dramatically illustrated primarily with black and white captioned photographs. But there are also color art plates showing the insignias and colors as well as the planes themselves. View more info