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China Clipper

ISBN 10 : 9781612514246
ISBN 13 : 1612514243

When the China Clipper shattered aviation records on its maiden six-day flight from California to the Orient in 1935, the flying boat became an instant celebrity. This lively histo..


Taking Flight

ISBN 10 : 9780195160352
ISBN 13 : 0195160355

Uses extracts from journals, diaries, and memoirs, as well as rare photographs and drawings, to provide a history of humanity's attempts at flight, including kites, balloons, rocke..


From Nighthawk To Spitfire

ISBN 10 : 9780750965507
ISBN 13 : 0750965509

R. J. Mitchell was virtually self-taught; surprisingly, almost all his other aircraft 24 aircraft were slow-flying seaplanes. How a lad from the land-locked Midlands, apprenticed t..



Airplanes Women And Song

ISBN 10 : 9780815604099
ISBN 13 : 0815604092

Boris Sergievsky was one of the most colorful of the early aviators. He made his first flight less than ten years after the Wright brothers made theirs; he made his last only four ..


The American Flying Boat

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015048092996
ISBN 13 :

First published in 1979, this fully illustrated study includes complete data on all of the Navy's flying boats since 1912...