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Thomas, Lowell SIR HUBERT WILKINS - his world of adventure. Barker 1st, 1961/2; 278pp, 28 photos; near fine.
|Biography of the arctic explorer, who also participated in the "race" from England to Australia in 1919 and the Zeppelin round-the-world flight of 1929.|
|Thomas, Lowell & E.Jablonski BOMBER COMMANDER - The life of James H.Doolittle. S & J lst (UK) 1977; 368pp, 66 photos; fine, sl torn d/w.||£16.00|
|Complete biography, but with accent on the WW 2 phase of Doolittle's career.|
|Thomas, Sir Miles OUT ON A WING - an autobiography||£15.00|
|M.Joseph 1st, 1964; 406pp, 16 photos, ;vg inc d/w. Includes some WW 1 history. Author flew in the RFC in the Middle East, became a motoring reporter post-WW 1; organised munitions production in WW 2, later becoming Chairman of BOAC.|
|Thomson, Adam HIGH RISK - The politics of the Air.||£15.00|
|S & J 1st, 1990; 590pp, 33 photos; near fine inc d/w. Autobiography of Sir Adam Thomson, founder of British Caledonian Airways.|
|Tredrey, Frank D. PILOT'S SUMMER - An R.A.F.Diary.||£8.00|
|Tiger card-cover ednn, 2000 (from the 1939; 191pp, 20 photos, col 3-view drgs of RAF training aircraft;; nr fine.. The celebrated description of RAF training ; Wittering, 1939. original); nr fine|
|Turner, Major C.C. MY FLYING SCRAP BOOK - Sampson Low 1st, c1945; 118pp, 10 illus; vg int, cloth sl soiled.||£18.00|
|The first jounalist to learn to fly (in 1911), Turner describes his training, balloon flights to Sweden & Russia, the England-Capetown attempt of 1920 with Brackley, races, records & airlines pre-WW 2. Rather scarce.|
Unishevsky, Vladimir RED PILOT - memoirs of a Soviet Airman. H & B 1st, 1939; 260pp, 7 photos; vg. £ 15.00
|Story of a pilot & a political system (Period 1932 to 1939).|
van Ishoven, Armand MESSERSCHMITT - der konstructor und seine flugzeuge
|Neff, Berlin 1st, 1973;360pp, many photos; German lang; fine, vg d/w. The life and products of the aircraft designer.|
|BN 29807 Also English language edn, Gentry Books, London, 1975; 25 x 19cm, 216pp, fine, good d/w - £12|
Vincent,A.v-M. S.E. FLYING FEVER - Jarrolds 1st, 1972; 192pp, 20 photos, 2 sketches by author; ex-lib, minor marks, cloth sl worn.
|Career memoirs - the only man to have shot down enemy aircraft from singleseaters in both wars.|
von Braun, Dr Wernher SPACE FLIGHT; PAST, PRESENT and FUTURE - Thec Wings Club (New York), 1968 (5th "Sight" Lecture); hard covers, 27pp, f.illus; fine.
|Some rocket history, memoirs of Von B's involvement in WW 2 and some predictions of future applications.|
|Ward, Harry & Peter Hearn THE YORKSHIRE BIRDMAN - memoirs of a pioneer parachutist.||£14.50|
|Hale 1st, 1990; 189pp, 32 photos; fine, nr fine d/w. Well written biography of a fascinating career.|
|Wells G.N. HEAD IN THE CLOUDS -||£15.00|
|H & S (Australia) 1st, 1973; 253pp, 60 photos, ep maps; fine inc d/w. Starting with Australian National Airways, with Kingsford-Smith, the author served with Imperial Airways, TEAL & Air New Zealand.|
West, James E (Chief Scout Executive) THE LONE SCOUT OF THE SKY -
|Boy Scouts of America, 1928; 275pp31 illus (mainly photos); near-vg. Popular style version of the Lindbergh story so far.|
Wheeler, Air Comm. Allen FLYING BETWEEN THE WARS - Foulis 1st, 1972; 199pp, 31 photos; vg inc d/w.
|Personal memoirs of author's RAF flying, 1925-29.||
|Williams, Neil AIRBORNE -||£15.00|
|Airlife 1st, 1977; 175pp, photos & drgs in text; fine inc d/w.Stories from the author's wide experience as test & demonstration pilot, charter & competition aerobatic pilot. (He was killed ferrying a Heinkel to the UK from Spain).|
|Wood, Michael GO AN EXTRA MILE - the adventures and reflections of a flying doctor. Collins 1982 reprint from 1978 1st; 160pp, 18 photos, ep maps; fine, nr fine d/w.||£14.00|
|Starting and running the Kenya flying doctor service. Also - fine inc d/w - AUTHOR-SIGNED - £18|
|Yeager, Gen. Chuck & Leo Janos YEAGER - an autobiography:||£14.00|
|Century 1st UK, 1986; (from 1985 US 1st); 24 x 16cms, 342pp, 20 photos; fine, vg d/w. Story of the pilot of the first breaking of the sound barrier.|
Yeager, Jeana & Dick Rutan VOYAGER - the flying adventure of a lifetime. Heinemann 1987/8; 24 x 16cm, 337pp, 81 photos (some col), ep route maps, glossary; fine inc d/w.
|The story of Jeana Yeager & Dick Rutan's non-stop round-the-world flight of 1986 in the fantastic "Voyager".|
Young-James, Douglas MEMOIRS OF AN ASP - Spearman 1st, 1965; 20 x 14cm, 128pp, 11 photos; fine, nr fine d/w, AUTHOR-SIGNED.
|Biography covering 25 years in the RAF (from 1939); (A.S.P. is "Aircraft Stores Park").2|
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