Rekord-, Test- und Expeditionsflüge

The Ads that Won the War
Nelson, Derek
"Explosions rip the air. Soldiers fling grenades and crawl under barbed wire. The landing signal officer on an aircraft carrier waves in a Hellcat that is flying on fumes. Anti-aircraft gun batteries pound incoming enemy planes. Back home, guys in uniform drink sodas and flirt with girls at store counters. Mothers ride bikes to the grocery store, saving gasoline; fathers grow potatoes in victory gardens. You'd expect to see these dramatic snapshots in World War II documentaries or newsreels, but they appeared in an unlikely source: magazine advertisements."

The Ads That Won The War is the first color chronicle of these gripping wartime advertisements. Within are more than 100 of the best, most evocative ads in full color, many more in black and white. Unconventional in every sense, their purpose was not to sell, but to build morale on the homefront and show how even the smallest company and smallest product was vital to the war effort.
The text serves up a hearty slice of Americana, reliving the one time when American workers, soldiers and industry pulled together as one, producing more, saving more, and doing more with less.

Hardcover with dust jacket, large format
160 Seiten / pages
many photos
very good condition
Osceola, Wi, USA - 1992 - Motorbooks International
Art.Nr. 17551
18,00 EUR
 
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The Basic Aerobatic Manual
Kershner, William K.
Designed to serve as a reference guide for flyers enrolled in introductory aerobatics courses, this manua! emphasizes airspeeds and techniques recommended for the Cessna Aerobat but the described maneuvers may be performed in other aerobatics-certified airplanes. Bill Kershner introduces aerobatic maneuvers in order of difficulty, covering stalls, steep power turns, spins, loops and rolls and combinations of the two... and a variety of other maneuvers. A separate chapter is devoted to the subject of recoveries in unusual situations.
Kershner's material is presented in a clear, understandable and a humorous style. The Basic Aerobatic Manual is fully illustrated and contains a practical syllabus, a detailed bibliography, and is indexed.
Bill Kershner started his aerobatic career doing solo aerobatics in a Stearman N2S at age 17. He has over 4,500 hours of aerobatic instructing, and 7,000+ spins in the Cessna 150/152 Aerobat. He was FAA Flight Instructor of the Year in 1992, and operates a one-plane aerobatic school in Sewanee, Tennessee.

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Softcover, large format
103 Seiten / pages
many illustrations
very good condition
Newcastle, Washington, USA - 2006 - Aviation Supplies & Academics
Art.Nr. 18223
24,00 EUR
 
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The Bear is Back: Can an Air Racing Legend Win Again at Reno?
Lerner, Preston
Complete issue of the "Air & Space" magazine from November 2009 with the article "Amazing Racer" by Preston Lerner about the Grumman F8F-2 "RareBear".

Also in this issue:
- Devils’ Advocates - Some people go to Las Vegas to gamble, others to learn about Mars
- How the Spaceship Got Its Shape - In the 1950s Harvey Allen solved the problem of atmospheric entry. But first he had to convince his colleagues...
- Sweet 17 - When a Staggerwing casts its spell, it can surprise even Olive Ann Beech
- The Book of Hours - A peek into the logbooks of history’s notable pilots
- and others...
.mars.

Magazine
many photos
like new
Washington D.C. - 2009 - Smithsonian Institution
Art.Nr. 10251
4,00 EUR
 
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The Bugatti 100P Record Plane: Created by Ettore Bugatti and Louis de Monge
Horst, Jaap
First Edition - First Printing

The development of this extremely advanced airplane with many novel features was started in 1937, for which Ettore Bugatti had hired the Belgian Louis de Monge as chief engineer. The first version of the airplane was planned as a speed-record airplane, a military version was to follow later. Tragically the Bugatti 100P airplane never flew, the Germans invaded Paris where it was being built before it was 100% ready. The airplane surprisingly survived the war, and still exists in the EAA museum in Oshkosh, USA. Both engines exist, and were built into Bugatti race-cars. Currently a flying replica is being constructed in the USA, built in such a way, that it will be aerodynamically the same as the original.
This book for the first time describes the complete history of this wonderfully beautiful streamlined airplane, as well as all of it's novel systems. Also, the histories of both the plane's creators are followed, from the early years of aviation.
Ettore Bugatti is of course well-known through bis race- and sportscars from the years in between both worldwars, but he was also interested in many other technical devices. During the first world war airplane-engines were designed and built, the book describes these engines and derivatives in detail, showing also all the airplanes which used these engines, including the world's first fully functional "modern" helicopter.
Louis de Monge built his first airplanes before WWI, during WWI he designed and produced modern pro-pellers, sold under the name Lumiere. After WWI many, often technically advanced, designs were made. The complete history of his many interes-ting inventions and lack of commercial success is published here for the first time.

Note by Peter Klant, Antiquariat Lindbergh:
Pilot and builder Scotty Wilson was flying the replica of the Bugatti 100P on August 6, 2016 when he fatally crashed shortly after takeoff from Clinton Sherman Airport in Burns Flat, Oklahoma.
The pilot experinced a power loss from the forward engine, probably due to a cluch failure. He manovered to a forced landing but stalled because he did not have enough altitude. The plane never exceded 100 ft of height.
The flight was the 3rd testflight of the aircraft.

hardcover, large format
216 Seiten / pages
many photos and plans, some in color
Very good condition, like new
Emmen - 2013 - Lanasta
Art.Nr. 18167
120,00 EUR
 
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The DEC Schneider Trophy Race: Osprey Colour Series
Baldry, Dennis - Jerram, Mike


Softcover
128 Seiten / pages
many color photos
good condition
London - 1988 - Osprey Publishing Ltd
Art.Nr. 15951
18,00 EUR
 
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The Fastest Man Alive: The Air Force Pilot Who Flew Experimental Rocket Planes Faster and Higher Than Man Ever Had Before...
Everest Frank K. Jr. (Brig. Gen. USAF) - Guenther, John
Bantam Air & Space Series 3
This book was first published in 1958

On an overcast July morning in 1956, miles above the California desert, Frank K. Everest, Jr. - for five years chief test pilot of the U.S. Air Force - achieved a victory which opened the way to rocket-powered flight into boundless space.
Everest and his aircraft - the Bell X-2 - were tested to their limits on that record-breaking flight, which reached the fantastic speed of 1900 miles an hour, approaching Mach 3, or three times the speed of sound.
Test pilots like Everest and Chuck Yeager - the first man to break the sound barrier - risked their lives time and time again to break free of Earth's gravity and pave the way for the gigantic leap into space.

Softcover
208 Seiten / pages
some illustrations
good condition
New York - Toronto - London - Sydney - Auckland - 1990 - Bantam Books
Art.Nr. 16675
8,00 EUR
 
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The First Flight Around-The-World: April 6 - September 28, 1924 - A Pictorial History
Glines, Carroll V. - Cohen, Stan


Softcover, large format
170 Seiten / pages
many photos
very good condition
Missoula, Montana - 2000 - Pictorial Histories Publishing Company
Art.Nr. 3989
32,00 EUR
 
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The First Nonstop Coast-to-Coast Flight and the Historic T-2 Airplane
Casey, Louis S. (Curator of Flightcraft Division)
Smithonian Annals of Flight Volume 1 - Number 1

Contents
FOREWORD
PREFACE
FLIGHT OF THE T-2
- Introduction
- The First Attempts
- The Coast-to-Coast Flight
THE AIRPLANE
- Technical Details of the T-2
- Wings
Fuselage
Engines
Genealogy of the T-2
The Constructors
The Aircraft
APPENDIX
War Department, Air Service, Engineering Division, Contract 344-T, June 30, 1922
Anthony Fokker as Aircraft Designer
Log of Accompanying DH-4B, Rockwell Field, Calif., Nov. 3, 1922
BlBLIOGRAPHY

softcover, large format
90 Seiten / pages
rare photographs, documents and illustrations
very good condition
Washington, D.C. - 1964 - Smithsonian Institution - National Air Museum
Art.Nr. 19110
22,00 EUR
 
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The Flight of the Mew Gull: Record-breaking Flying in the 1930s
Henshaw, Alex
First Edition

Alex Henshaw's "Sigh for a Merlin" has been acclaimed as one of the best books on the Spitfire ever written. This is now the story of his peacetime experience. He had the luck to grow up in the '20s and '30s during the golden age of flying and thanks to his father's generous encouragement, it was not long before he had his own Gipsy Moth. From that moment there was no looking back.
The Blue Riband of flying in the British Isles between the two World Wars was the King's Cup. Henshaw set his heart on it, developing a technique of racing which extracted the very maximum from his aircraft: first the Comper Swift and then the DH Leopard Moth. Parallel with his search for speed was an obsession with making accurate landfalls, and he developed this blind-flying talent deliberately in a flying partnership with his father on many carefully planned long-distance survey flights. His exciting apprenticeship in these two skills was crowned by the acquisition of the Percival Mew Gull G-AEXF in 1937.
After many initial successes with the machine, Henshaw became associated with Jack Cross of Essex Aero Ltd at Gravesend, who became primarily responsible for the racing and long distance preparations. The first fruit of this partnership was victory in the King's Cup of 1938 at a speed that remains the fastest of any winning aircraft. This was closely followed by an amazing solo flight to Cape Town and back in February 1939, breaking all records and which, as a solo flight, still stand today. This feat of navigation and airmanship must surely be one of man's greatest flights - 12,754 miles over desert, sea and jungle in a single-engined light aircraft. Alex Henshaw teils his story in a vivid style that puts you at the heart of all his battles and adventures.

Softcover
267 Seiten / pages
photos
very good condition
Shrewsbury, England - 1980 - Airlife Publishing Ltd
Art.Nr. 15842
25,00 EUR
 
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The Lonely Sky: The Personal Story of a Record-Breaking Experimental Test Pilot
Bridgeman, William - Hazard, Jaqueline
First Edition

This is the powerful and often thrilling story of a man who daily enters that lonely region beyond the speed of sound. A narrative of needle-nosed ships flying at blistering speeds, i t is also the moving testament of a man risking his life to push back the frontiers of scientific knowledge. Like St.-Exupery, Bridgeman is capable of describing the vastness and beauty of the skies. But as America's foremost experimental test pilot, he is constantly aware of the multitude of technical Information which he is called upon to use at any given instant.
After the war, Bill Bridgeman left the Navy a restless man. Seeking action, he joined Douglas Aircraft as an engineering test pilot. Soon he was asked to take over the final stages of the Skyrocket testing program. The Skyrocket, a javelin-shaped experimental ship, was a challenge to Bridgeman. The story of his day-by-day life with the plane is the substance of THE LONELY SKY.

Hardcover with dust jacket
316 Seiten / pages
photos
book very good condition, dust jacket rubbed and has some tears and missing chips.
New York - 1955 - Henry Holt and Company
Art.Nr. 21533
28,00 EUR
 
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The Pilot's Book of Everest
Douglas & Clydesdale, Marquess of (Squaron Leader & First Pilot, Houston-Mount Everest Expedition,1933 - M'Intyre, D.F.
On Monday the Third of April 1933 two Westland machines of the Houston Mount Everest Expedition made an aerial survey of the summit of the World's highest peak.
Pilots: The Marquis of Clydesdale (Houston Westland) and and Flight Lieutenant D.F McIintyre.

Contents:
I. Apologia Nostra
II. The Ways and Means
III. The Flight Eastward
IV. Assembly and the Flight across India
V. Our Base Camp at Purnea
VI. First Flight of the Houston-Westland
VII. First Flight of the Wallace
VIII. Preparations for Second Flight
IX. Second Flight
(a) Flight of the Houston-Westland (Lord Clydesdale)
(b) Flight of the Wallace (M'Intyre)
(c) Aftermath
X. The Results
XI. High Altitude Flying
Appendix - Some of the major peaks of the Himalayas

Hardcover
209 Seiten / pages
excellent photos
good condition, cover partially detached from spine, spine faded
Edinburgh - London - Glasgow - 1936 - William Hodge & Company, Limited
Art.Nr. 13675
35,00 EUR
 
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The Red Arrows
with four-page fold-out colour poster

broshure, large format
72 Seiten / pages
many photos
very good condition
England - 1982 - IPC Transport Press
Art.Nr. 15978
10,00 EUR
 
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The Red Arrows '69
Contents:
History
Central Flying School
Formations
The Red Arrows '69
Pilots
Aircraft
Ground crew

(comes with a leaflet with text in French language)

Poster, folded 13x38cm, unfolded 38x78 cm
photos
good condition
England
Royal Air Force (RAF)
Art.Nr. 14348
5,00 EUR
 
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The Red Arrows 1986
Contents:
Foreword
The 1986 Team
The Squadron
Winter Training & the Display Season
Sandy Lyle & the Red Arrows
Travelling Ground Crew
Rectification Ground Crew
How to Become a Fast Jet Pilot
1986 Display Formation

broshure, large format
16 Seiten / pages
many photos
very good condition
England - 1986 - Royal Air Force (RAF)
Art.Nr. 15977
10,00 EUR
 
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The Red Arrows 1987
Contents:
Foreword
The 1987 Team
1986 Far East Tour
Nigel Mansell & the Red Arrows
Travelling Ground Crew
Rectification Ground Crew
The Squadron
Winter Training & the Display Season
When it All Started
How to Become a Fast Jet Pilot
1987 Display Formation

broshure, large format
24 Seiten / pages
many photos
very good condition
England - 1987 - Royal Air Force (RAF)
Art.Nr. 15983
10,00 EUR
 
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The Red Arrows: Royal Air Force Central Flying School
Original R.A.F. leaflet about the Red Arrows. With photos and aviation biographies of eight Red Arrows pilots, the Team Manager and the O.C. Technical Support Party. There is information on "The Central Flying School" and a description of the Hawker Siddeley Gnat T.Mk. 1 aircraft, together with technical data.
The leaflet was distributed by the R.A.F. at the Salon International de l'Aeronautique et de l'Espace Paris 1965.

Original R.A.F. leaflet, large format
4 Seiten / pages
photos
very good condition
London - 1965 - Directorate of Public Relations (R.A.F.), Ministry of Defense
Art.Nr. 12482
10,00 EUR
 
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The Schneider Trophy Contest: 1913 - 1931
James, Derek N.
"Published to mark the 70th Anniversary of the last Schneider Trophy Contest, 13 September 1931"

The Schneider Trophy race was the brainchild of Frenchman, Jacques Schneider, who wanted to promote the use and development of seaplanes, a field of aviation then rather neglected. The first race, held in Monaco in 1913, was won triumphantly by a French aircraft. In 1914 the winner was a Sopwith Tabloid for Britain. The race was an international event attracting teams from France, Italy, Switzerland, the United States and Britain.
Not held again until after the First World War, technology had changed so much that the seaplanes of that year barely resembled those of the previous contest. They were sleeker, had more powerful engines and could fly at undreamed of speeds.
The history of the race from 1913 to Britain's final victory in 1931 was marked not only by the evolution of seaplane design, but by the vagaries of the organisation of the event. The rules were in theory simple. Victory in a race brought honour and the chance of hosting the next event; three consecutive victories, however, secured the winning team the trophy for posterity. The 1919 contest tumed into a farce when sea fog confused not only the course but also the judges and competitors, and was finally declared void by the Federation Aeronautique Internationale.
In 1931 the British team won the trophy outright with a Supermarine S6B floatplane. The Schnider Trophy Contest promoted the development of reliable high-powered engines and advanced airframe design and provided experience of high speed flight. It had promoted the use of floatplanes and they were now the fastest aircraft on earth. That 1931 winner was designed by Reginald Mitchell and was a direct ancestor of the most famous of fighter aircraft, the Spitfire.
Within the pages of the Schneider Trophy Contest Derek N. James traces the development of single engine seaplane racers from pioneer days to the peak of development in the early 1930s. Over 200 Images and informative text tell the story of this most important of races.

Softcover
128 Seiten / pages
many rare photos
very good condition
Strout, Glochestershire, UK - 2001 - Tempus Publishing Ltd
Art.Nr. 16000
55,00 EUR
 
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The Starship Diaries: Two Years Exploring the Planet in the Last Aircraft of its Kind
Kachan, Dallas
What better way to see the world than from the cockpit?
Join the adventure of a Silicon Valley salaryman whose fortune put him into the pilot's seat of a high-tech Beechcraft Starship, on of a dwindling number in the world. He set out on what many only dream of: slowly meandering around the planet with no fixed route, and no fixed return date.
Come along a two year adventure of a lifetime, recounting:
- running out of fuel over the South Pacific
- Month of illness on a desolate tropical island
- Bar-hopping with Shanhai gangsters
- Arranging repais in the snowy heart of Russia
- And more !

Softcover
401 Seiten / pages
very good condition
Califorina, USA - 2004 - 11010011
Art.Nr. 8867
22,00 EUR
 
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The Story of the 1939 National Air Races
Despite the difficult economic times and the ever present threat of another world war, hundred of thousands of entusiastic air race fans packed the grandstands and stood in the fields surrounding Cleveland Airport for the 1939 National Air Races. The fans had come to witness the world's top aeronautic event which promised the latest developments in aviation and featured the fastest planes and the most skilled pilots.

The Story of the 1939 National Air Races DVD captures all of the thrills and excitement of the last "Golden Age" air race A unique and extra-special feature of the DVD is over 45 minutes of extemely rare, very high-quality, color film from the 1939 event. This breath-taking film has been been seamlessly woven together with hundreds of archival photographs and a specially-written and narrated story to
;reate an unforgettable, in-depth, visual record of the climactic 1939 National Air Races that you won't want to miss!
Along with the Thompson, Bendix and Greve races, you'll see all of the great race pilots and planes... Roscoe Turner and his LTR-14 racer, Tony LeVier and the Schoenfeldt "Firecracker", Steve Wittman and "Bonzo", Art Chester and "Goon", Frank Fuller, Jackie Cochran, Paul Mantz, and all of the rest.
You can study the crowd scenes and marvel at the fashions worn by the race fans in 1939. Then, you'll be awed by the massed might of the military's demonstration flights and aerial maneuvers. The Army Air Corps was equipped with state-of-the-art Curtiss P-36 Hawks "dressed" in one-of-a-kind, Camouflage paint schemes. Navy pilots flew their latest Grumman F3F "Flying Barrell" fighters. Not to be outdone by the military, the world's top aerobatic pilots performed their breathtaking acts. These skilled performers include Mlike Murphy, Jess Bristow, Bevo Howard, Dick Granere, and "Squeek" Burnet.
You'll even have a Chance to go behind the scenes with .the race pilots as they test and then qualify their planes in the days before the races opened.
In addition, two appendices, which cover the detailed race results and the dayly schedules, are included as special extras.
So now sit back and join us at show-center for over 90 minutes of exciting action!

DVD, over 90 minutes, including 45 min. of original color film
very good condition
2009 - The National Air Race Project
Art.Nr. 11793
36,00 EUR
 
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The X-Planes: X-1 to X-31
Miller, Jay
New Revised Edition

Foreword by General Charles E. "Chuck" Yeager.

The X-Planes is the result of the author's life-long interest in what many consider to be the world's most exotic aircraft family. Encompassing everything from the rudimentary Bell X-1 supersonic research aircraft to the yet-to-be-built X-31A designed for transatmospheric flight at near-orbital velocities, the book contains a detailed and authoritative accounting of every single X-designated aircraft ever built. Many documents were declassified specifically for use as references for this publication.
Each X-aircraft is described fully with coverage of its history, specifications, propulsion Systems, and disposition provided in logical, readible, formal. Complementing the text are over 400 photographs the majority of which never have been made available previously for publication. Included in the photography selection are rare cockpit illustrations of every manned X-plane to progress beyond the drawing board stage.
Each X-plane also is illustrated by an accurate and detailed multi-view drawing. These also serve to provide color scheme Information and scale data of the highest possible accuracy. Also included are appendices, an Index, and numerous miscellaneous tables that among other things, present detailed individual flight logs of the majority of the manned aircraft described.

Hardcover with dust jacket, large format
216 Seiten / pages
many photos
very good condition
Arlington, Texas - 1988 - Aerofax Inc.
Art.Nr. 17515
32,00 EUR
 
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Top Teams
Tokunaga, Katsuhiko
Erstklassige Fotos von Kunstflugstaffeln aus aller Welt

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Leinen mit Schutzumschlag
ca. 140 Seiten / pages
viele ganzseitige Farbfotos
sehr gut erhalten
Wien - 1988 - Creativ Promotion
Art.Nr. 18763
12,00 EUR
 
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Trial and Errors: Experimental UK Test Flying in the 1970s
Brooke, Mike
MIKE BROOKE's successful RAF career had taken him from Cold War Canberra pilot to flying instructor at the Central Flying School in the 1970s. For his next step he undertook the demanding training regime at the UK's Empire Test Pilots' School. His goal: to become a fully qualified experimental test pilot. Trials and Errors follows his personal journey during five years of experimental test flying, during which he flew a wide variety of aircraft for research and development trials. Mike then returned to ETPS to teach pilots from all over the world to become test pilots. In this, the sequel to his successful debut book 'A Bucket of Sunshine' and its follow-up 'Follow Me Through', he continues to use his personal experiences to reveal insights into trials of the times, successes and failures. Trials and Errors will prove fascinating reading for any aviation enthusiast.
MIKE BROOKE joined the RAF in 1962. After serving on a Iow-level strike/attack squadron, Brooke became a flying instructor and experimental test pilot. In 1984, after twenty-two years in flying appointments, he was sent to the RAF Advanced Staff College. He was promoted to wing commander and took command of flying at RAF Farnborough, leaving the RAF in 1994. Brooke then became a test-flying consultant, finally retiring in 2004. Brooke has flown around 7,300 hours on 140 types of aircraft of all classes except seaplanes. In 1984 he was awarded the Air Force Cross by HM Queen Elizabeth II and is a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots.

Softcover
293 Seiten / pages
many photos
very good condition, new book
Strout, Glochestershire, UK - 2017 - The History Press
Art.Nr. 18910
24,00 EUR
 
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Über den Wolken: Wellblech und Atlantikflug: Wie ein kleines Flugzeug Bremen in der Welt bekannt machte
Meisel, Christin
Erstausgabe.

1928 machten sich Hermann Köhl, James C. Fitzmaurice und Ehrenfried Günther Freiherr von Hünefeld auf, erstmalig den Atlantik in Ost-West-Richtung zu überfliegen.
Trotz widriger Umstände und obwohl nur ein einmotoriges Flugzeug (Junkers W33 „Bremen") benutzt wurde, gelang der Versuch. Die New Yorker feierten die Besatzung mit einer riesigen Konfettiparade und die Bremer jubelten den drei Fliegern Tage später auf dem Marktplatz zu. Der Flug zeigte der Welt, daß Verkehrsfliegerei über Kontinente hinweg möglich ist. Er diente auf diese Weise der Völkerverständigung.
Über 60 Jahre später erinnerten sich einige Bremer der Pionierleistung und holten die Junkers W33 „Bremen" nach Bremen zurück. Das im Flughafen ausgestellte, mittlerweile restaurierte Flugzeug soll die Erinnerung an Pionierleistung und Völkerfreundschaft wachhalten.

softcover
109 Seiten / pages
viele seltene Fotos
sehr gut erhalten, neuwertig
Bremen - 1998 - Siepmann und Kurze Verlag
Art.Nr. 20414
16,00 EUR
 
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Über unsichtbare Barrieren: Erinnerungen eines Testpiloten
Gallai, Mark Lasarewitsch
Gallai war einer der sechs sowjetischen Flieger, denen als erste der Titel "Verdienter Testpilot" verliehen wurde. Gallai erprobte insgesamt 124 Flugzeugtypen. Nach dem Absturzes seines Freundes Grintschik mit dem Prototyp der MiG-9 übernahm Gallai die Tests bis zur Serienreife.

Leinen mit Schutzumschlag
367 Seiten / pages
viele Fotos
etwas angestaubt
Berlin (Ost) - 1979 - Militärverlag der DDR
Art.Nr. 19164
5,00 EUR
 
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UK Flight Testing Accidents 1940-71: Major Military Aircraft Accidents in Flight Testing and Development
Webb, Derek Collier
rare book

hardcover, large format
221 Seiten / pages
many photos
very good condition, one corner slightly bumped
Tunbrige Wells, England - 2002 - Air-Britain
Art.Nr. 18904
75,00 EUR
 
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Undaunted: Long-Distance Flyers in the Golden Age of Aviation
Dunmore, Spencer
To make a record-breaking flight in the golden age of aviation was to gain fame and, with luck, fortune too. The risks were high - by no means all of the pioneers lived to old age - and failure was more likely than success, but for the mavericks, eccentrics, romantics, and visionaries in this book, the adventure alone was often worth it...

Hardcover with dust jacket
327 Seiten / pages
many photos
very good condition
Toronto - 2004 - McClelland & Stewart Ltd
Art.Nr. 11315
22,00 EUR
 
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Unvergeßliche Flüge
Hardt, Karl Heinz [Herausgeber)
Enthaltene Geschichten - Autoren, Flugzeuge:
Fernflug München - Berlin - Flugpionier Hellmuth Hirth, Erich Rumpler-Taube
Vor dem Gewitter - Rekordflieger Robert Kronfeld, Hochleistungssegelflugzeug Austria & Rekordflugzeug Wien
Unser "Papa Horn" - Flugkapitän Rudi Neuendorf, Junkers G 24
Am nächtlichen Himmel von Moskau - Held der Sowjetunion Mark L. Gallai, Jagdflugzeug Mikojan/Gurjewitsch MiG-3
Abenteuer am Himmel - Testpilot Sergej N. Anochin, Fliegender Panzer A-40
Rekordflug am Hang - Rekordlieger Kurt Götze, Übungssegelflugzeug Baby IIb
Mister Watson + 1 - Luftfahrtjournalist Karl Heinz Hardt, Ultrakurzstrecken-Reiseflugzeug Super-Aero Ae-45 S
Erinnerungen - Militärflieger Karl-Heinz Maxiwat, Schulgleiter SG 38 & Überschalljagdflugzeug Mikojan/Gurjewitsch MiG-21PFM
Flug übers Mittelmeer - Flugkapitän Kurt Wagner, Turboprop-Verkehrsflugzeug IL-18
Ich und mein Pilot - Flugsportjournalist Erich Daum, Schul- u. Sportflugzeug ZLIN Z-42M
Flug ins Land der Tulpen - Flugkapitän Erich Metzger, Mittelstrecken-Verkehrsflugzeug Tupolew TU-134A
Auf dem Mammutdreieck, Adolf Daumann, Hochleistungsflugzeug Lom 61 Favorit
Atlantikflug - Flugkapitän Bert Glöckner, Langstreckenverkehrsflugzeug Iljuschin IL-62
Mein Flugziel war Zwickau - Silber-C Pilotin Kathrin Wötzel, Schul- und Leistungssegelflugzeug SZD-30 Pirat
Schneller als der Schall - Flugsportjournalist Hartmut Buch, Allwetterjagdflugzeug Mikojan/Gurjewitsch MiG-19PM

Taschenbuch
240 Seiten / pages
viele Fotos
gut erhalten
Berlin - 1989 - Militärverlag der DDR
Art.Nr. 14632
8,00 EUR
 
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Vagabunden der Lüfte: Mit Doppeldecker und Schlafsack durch die USA
Bach, Richard
Deutsche Erstausgabe von "Nothing by Chance - A Gypsy Pilot´s Adventure in Modern Amerika" (1969).

Dem sensationellen Welterfolg der Möwe Jonathan folgte Glück des Fliegens, ein Buch, das wiederum viele Menschen begeisterte. Auch Richard Bachs drittes Buch hat mit dem Glück des Fliegens zu tun: Noch einmal werden die verwehten Spuren der Himmelsstürmer und Schauflieger der zwanziger Jahre freigelegt. So entstand ein Buch vom Vergnügen am Fliegen und zugleich von Freundschaft und Freude, von Schönheit und Liebe und vom Leben in Freiheit.
Schon mit siebzehn Jahren entdeckte Richard Bach seine Liebe zur Fliegerei. Wenig später trat er in die amerikanische Luftwaffe ein und wurde zum Jetpiloten ausgebildet. Nach kurzen Abstechern ins Geschäftsleben und zur National Air Guard begann er zu schreiben, zunächst für Fachzeitschriften der Fliegerei, dann seine weltberühmten Bücher. Nicht zuletzt ihnen verdankt er seine Bekanntschaft mit den alten Doppeldeckern, den Oldies der Luft, in deren einem er schließlich durch den Mittleren Westen der USA trampte.

Leinen mit Schutzumschlag
214 Seiten / pages
einige Fotos
Buch sehr gut erhalten, Schutzumschlag hat Einrisse.
Berlin - 1977 - Ullstein
Art.Nr. 10070
15,00 EUR
 
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Vagabunden der Lüfte: Mit Doppeldecker und Schlafsack durch die USA
Bach, Richard
Deutsche Erstausgabe von "Nothing by Chance - A Gypsy Pilot´s Adventure in Modern Amerika" (1969).

Dem sensationellen Welterfolg der Möwe Jonathan folgte Glück des Fliegens, ein Buch, das wiederum viele Menschen begeisterte. Auch Richard Bachs drittes Buch hat mit dem Glück des Fliegens zu tun: Noch einmal werden die verwehten Spuren der Himmelsstürmer und Schauflieger der zwanziger Jahre freigelegt. So entstand ein Buch vom Vergnügen am Fliegen und zugleich von Freundschaft und Freude, von Schönheit und Liebe und vom Leben in Freiheit.
Schon mit siebzehn Jahren entdeckte Richard Bach seine Liebe zur Fliegerei. Wenig später trat er in die amerikanische Luftwaffe ein und wurde zum Jetpiloten ausgebildet. Nach kurzen Abstechern ins Geschäftsleben und zur National Air Guard begann er zu schreiben, zunächst für Fachzeitschriften der Fliegerei, dann seine weltberühmten Bücher. Nicht zuletzt ihnen verdankt er seine Bekanntschaft mit den alten Doppeldeckern, den Oldies der Luft, in deren einem er schließlich durch den Mittleren Westen der USA trampte.

Taschenbuch
300 Seiten / pages
sehr gut erhalten
Berlin - 1994 - Ullstein
Art.Nr. 10153
10,00 EUR
 
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Vagabunden der Lüfte: Mit Doppeldecker und Schlafsack durch die USA
Bach, Richard
Deutsche Erstausgabe von "Nothing by Chance - A Gypsy Pilot´s Adventure in Modern Amerika" (1969).

Dem sensationellen Welterfolg der Möwe Jonathan folgte Glück des Fliegens, ein Buch, das wiederum viele Menschen begeisterte. Auch Richard Bachs drittes Buch hat mit dem Glück des Fliegens zu tun: Noch einmal werden die verwehten Spuren der Himmelsstürmer und Schauflieger der zwanziger Jahre freigelegt. So entstand ein Buch vom Vergnügen am Fliegen und zugleich von Freundschaft und Freude, von Schönheit und Liebe und vom Leben in Freiheit.
Schon mit siebzehn Jahren entdeckte Richard Bach seine Liebe zur Fliegerei. Wenig später trat er in die amerikanische Luftwaffe ein und wurde zum Jetpiloten ausgebildet. Nach kurzen Abstechern ins Geschäftsleben und zur National Air Guard begann er zu schreiben, zunächst für Fachzeitschriften der Fliegerei, dann seine weltberühmten Bücher. Nicht zuletzt ihnen verdankt er seine Bekanntschaft mit den alten Doppeldeckern, den Oldies der Luft, in deren einem er schließlich durch den Mittleren Westen der USA trampte.

Leinen
214 Seiten / pages
einige Fotos
gut erhalten
Berlin - 1977 - Ullstein
Art.Nr. 19644
6,00 EUR
 
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Verblüffende Rekorde der Fliegerei
Schurbohm, Conrad, Dr.
Jugendbuch

Taschenbuch
96 Seiten / pages
Abbildungen
sehr gut erhalten
Schneider-Buch
Art.Nr. 10133
3,00 EUR
 
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Viel Spaß beim Fliegen
Weyh, Thomas
schrille Cartoons über die Verkehrsfliegerei

Gebundene Ausgabe
42 Seiten / pages
Fotos
sehr gut erhalten
Lappan
Art.Nr. 11255
8,00 EUR
 
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Vlucht naar de Hel
Bertram, Hans
Dutch language edition of Hans Bertram "Flug in die Hölle" (Berlin, 1933), a first hand account of the ill fated Bertram-Atlantis-Expedition 1933, an aerial expedition Europe-Australia-Europe. Bertram had been lost for weeeks after a forced landing in Australia.

Hardcover
278 Seiten / pages
ex-library copy, good condition
Houten - 1987 - Uitgeverij Kadmos
Art.Nr. 13376
4,00 EUR
 
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Voyager
Yeager, Jeana - Rutan, Dick - with Phil Patton
The first full account of the daring and pioneering aeronautical adventure, written by the man and woman who made it happen. They tell their own stories and how their six-year dream of Voyager was fulfilled - the designing, the building, and the triumphal nine-day flight of the first plane in history to circumnavigate the globe nonstop, without refueling (1986).

Softcover
337 Seiten / pages
photos and map
good condition
New York - 1989 - Harper & Row, Publishers
Art.Nr. 14363
12,00 EUR
 
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Voyager: In neun Tagen nonstop um die Welt
Yeager, Jeana - Rutan, Dick - mit Phil Patton
Deutsche Erstausgabe. Vorwort von Ulf Merbold.

Leinen mit Schutzumschlag
384 Seiten / pages
2 Karten und viele Fotos
sehr gut erhaltene, schöne Ausgabe
Bergisch Gladbach - 1987 - Gustav Lübbe Verlag
Art.Nr. 19838
24,00 EUR
 
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Yeager: An Autobiography
Yeager, Chuck - Janos, Leo
Chuck Yeager was the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound in 1947. This book is the adventure of his life...

General Chuck Yeager, the greatest test pilot of them all - the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound...the World War II flying ace who shot down a Messerschmitt jet with a prop-driven P-51 Mustang...the hero who defined a certain quality that all the hotshot fly-boys of the postwar era aimed to achieve: the right stuff.
Now Chuck Yeager tells his whole incredible life story with the same "wide-open, full throttle" approach that has marked his astonishing career. What it was really like engaging in do-or-die dogfights over Nazi Europe. How, after being shot down over occupied France, Yeager somehow managed to escape. The amazing behind-the-scenes story of smashing the sound barrier despite cracked ribs from a riding accident days before. The entire story is here, in Yeager's own words, and in wonderful insights from his wife and those friends and colleagues who have known him best. It is the personal and public story of a man who settled for nothing less than excellence, a one-of-a-kind portrait of a true American hero.

Paperback
436 Seiten / pages
Photos
good condition
New York - Toronto - London - Sydney - Auckland - 1986 - Bantam Books
Art.Nr. 17761
16,00 EUR
 
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