Redermann, Hans DIE BAHNBRECHENDEN KONSTRUKTIONEN IM FLUGZEUGBAU - (The pioneering products in aircraft construction) Motorbuch Verlag, 1989; 27 x 23cm, 245pp, f.illus (photos (some col), 3-view line drgs; picture covers; German language; fine.
|The author has chosed 37 aircraft types as important pioneers in various ways and given approx 8 pages of description of each.|
|Redgrave, H. Stanley THE AIR MAILS OF THE BRITISH ISLES Author pub, 1940; 150pp, 25 illus inc photos; vg||£12.50|
Reference International ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AVIATION - 1st UK, 1977; 28 x 22cm, 218pp, f.illus; vg inc d/w.
|Good introduction to the subject.|
|Remise, Jac LE LIVRE DE L'AEROPLANE - Flammarion, 1979; 28 x 22cm, 191pp, f.illus; fine, vg d/w||£12.00|
|Mostly covering the pioneer period and WW 1, with some unusual illustrations|
|Rendall, Ivan REACHING FOR THE SKIES - The adventure of flight.||£12.00|
|BBC Books, 1988; 25 x 20cms, 288pp, f.illus (some col photos); fine inc d/w. Stories of many of the century's aviation adventurers, from the T.V series. ALSO - German language version ("Griff nach dem Himmel" VGS 1990; near fine inc d/w - £12.|
Rendall, Ivan SPLASH ONE - the story of jet combat. W & N 1st, 1998; 25 x 18cm, 362pp, 33 photos (some col); vg inc d/w except corner sl bumped & d/w sl torn.
Rendel, David CIVIL AVIATION IN NEW ZEALAND - an illustrated history. Reed 1st, 1975; 29 x 22cm, 190pp, f.illus (photos & maps); near fine inc d/w..
|Well illustrated record of all periods; inc list of registrations.|
Roberts, Leslie THERE SHALL BE WINGS - A history of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Clarke Irvin (Canada) 1st, 1959; 24 x 16cms, 290pp, 60 photos, biblio; near fine inc d/w.
|A serious history of the RCAF's exploits in WW 2, Korea, NATO and the United Nations Emergency Force.|
|Roberts, Michael THE ILLUSTRATED DIRECTORY OF THE U.S. AIR FORCE -||£12.00|
|Guild, 1989; 31 x 26cm; 256pp, f.illus, biblio, glossary, USAF aircraft tailcodes; fine inc d/w. Some superb photographs.|
Roberts, Michael L. UNITED STATES NAVAL AVIATION PATCHES - Aircraft Carriers, Carrier Air Wings, Support Establishments. Schiffer, 1995; 29 x 22cm, 158pp, pictorial (all col); fine except one cnr sl bumped.
|Robertson, Bruce THE ARMY AND AVIATION - A pictorial history.||£14.00|
|Hale 1st, 1980; 255pp, f.illus; fine inc d/w. Sections on pre-1914 and WW 1 flying.|
|Robertson, Bruce BRITISH MILITARY AIRCRAFT SERIALS 1912-1966 - Ian Allan rev'd, 1967 (from 1964 1st); 327pp,, illus; nr fine inc d/w||£6.00|
|Also the original 1964 edn, good except spinecloth splitting away. - £3|
|Robertson, Bruce AVIATION ENTHUSIASTS' DATA BOOK -||£8.00|
|PSL 1st, 1982; 153pp, photos, diags; nr fine inc d/w. General reference book & glossary on all aspects of aviation.Also soft-cover version, fine - £7|
|Robertson, Bruce AVIATION ARCHAEOLOGY -||£10.00|
|PSL 1st, 1977; 156pp, photos, maps; nr fine inc d/w. Accounts of successful research & excavation.|
|BN: 22647 Also 2nd edn, 1983; fine inc d/w - £10|
|Robertson, Bruce AIRCRAFT MARKINGS OF THE WORLD, 1912-1967 -||£24.00|
|Harleyford 1st, 1967; 29 x 22cms, 232pp, photos, side-views (some col), col insignia; near fine inc d/w. Other copies available including simi;ar but with SIGNATURE PLATE - £30|
Robertson, Major F.A. de V. AIRCRAFT OF THE WORLD - Humphrey Milford 1927 2nd edn; 28 x 22cms, 99pp, plate photos (some col); vg (cloth sl rubbed).
|Good plates of Aldershot, B & P Bourges, Siskin, D.H.34 & 50, R-36 Airship, Atalanta, Sea Eagle, Flycatcher, Peyret glider, Wren, Gloster (l923), Fokker F.7 Navy Curtiss racer & engines. Some are excellent colour reprods of paintings, others b & w photos; quite scarce.|
Robinson, Anthony (Ed'r) THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN AIRCRAFT - Orbis 1st, 1979; 30 x 23cm, 416pp, photos, col drgs etc; vg (fine int).
|Robinson, Anthony NIGHT FIGHTER - a concise history of night fighting since 1914.||£12.00|
|Ian Allan 1st, 1988; 24 x 18cm, 144pp, f.illus (photos, maps & diags); fine inc d/w.|
|Robinson, Anthony (Ed'r) AIR POWER - the World's Air Forces.||£10.00|
|Orbis 1982 reprint of 1980 1st; 30 x 23cm, 304pp, f.illus (mostly col) (col side views, photos); fine, sl torn d/w.|
Robinson, Anthony DICTIONARY OF AVIATION - Eighty Years of Powered Flight. Goild (BCA) 1st, 1984; 30 x 23cm, 304pp, f.illus; (some col); fine inc d/w.
|Brief illustrated entries under many headings, arranged in alphabetical order.|
|Robinson, Douglas H. THE DANGEROUS SKY - A history of aviation medicine.||£15.00|
|Foulis 1st, 1973; large 8vo, 292pp, 40 illus; fine, vg d/w. Extensive study with many references. SEE ALSO MY SEPARATE AERO MEDICAL LIST.|
Rolt L.T.C. THE DOWTY STORY - Parts 1 & 2; 1961-1971
|Newman Neame 2 vols, 1st, 1962 & 1973; 90pp & 64pp; , 36 & 24 photos; fine, (Vol 1 with vg d/w; Vol 2 vg without d/w) . Company History, with many references to aviation products & photos of aircraft equipped.||pair|
|Ross, Frank Jr FLYING WINDMILLS - The story of the Helicopter. Museum Press, 1956; 192pp, diags in text inc photos; near fine, vg d/w||£12.00|
|Non-technical story of the helicopter's development, from ancient ideas to date of writing,|