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New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1981. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xiv, , 235,  pages. Illustrations. Appendices. Index. Minor cover wear. The author was former Curator of Aircraft, National Air and Space Museum. He flew in the United States Army Air Force during World War II. He moved to Bermuda in 1948, where he worked as the Assistant to the Director of Civil Aviation. In 1956, he moved to Northfield, VT and he taught aviation subjects at Norwich University. In 1958, Mr. Casey was selected for the position of Curator of Aircraft, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. He served in that position until his retirement in 1980. Mr. Casey wrote and contributed to aviation journals and, as the leading authority on the Curtiss Aircraft Company and Curtiss aircraft, authored several books. He located and recovered the Miles M.12 Mohawk airplane, which was one of Charles A. Lindberg's custom-made aircraft. After completing its restoration the aircraft was donated to the Royal Air Force Museum, London, England in 2000.
New York: Crescent Books, 1975. First Printing [Stated] of this edition. Hardcover. 64 pages. Illustrations (most in color). Diagrams. Technical Specifications. Production Manufacture Breakdown. Minor wear and soiling to cover and some page discolortion. This is the first detailed and first-hand account of the most ambitious civil aircraft project ever undertaken -- the design, development and manufacture jointly by Britain and France of the Concorde supersonic airliners. F> G. Clark, who wrote the text, and Arthur Gibson, who took the great majority of the photographs which illustrate it, form a team uniquely qualified to present the story of the Concorde. Both have been involved with the project since its inception, Mr. Clarke as a member of the staff of British Aircraft Corporation and, before that, Bristol aircraft Ltd., and Mr. Gibson as a consultant designer to BAS and Britain's leading aviation photographer. Both have travelled widely in connection with Concorde's overseas demonstration tours to many different parts of the world. Their book will surely rank as the authoritative 'biography" of one of the most beautiful and exciting aircraft the world has seen.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1954. Fifth printing [stated]. Hardcover. x, 274,  pages. Color frontis. Foreword by Charles "Chuck" Yeager. Preface by Floyd Odlum (her husband). Jacqueline Cochran (May 11, 1906 – August 9, 1980) was a pioneer in the field of American aviation and a prominent racing pilots of her generation. She was an important contributor to the formation of the wartime Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP). She was one of three women to compete in the MacRobertson Air Race in 1934. In 1937, she was the only woman to compete in the Bendix race and worked with Amelia Earhart to open the race to women. She also set a new women's national speed record. She was considered the best female pilot in the United States. She had won the Bendix and set a transcontinental speed record and altitude records. Cochran was the first woman to fly a bomber across the Atlantic. She won five Harmon Trophies. No other pilot held more aviation speed, distance, or altitude records in than Cochran.
New York: Harper & Row, 1989. First Printing [Stated]. Wraps. Quarto. xviii, , 433,  pages. Volume IV only. Wraps. Illustrations. Figures. Tables. Footnotes. Appendices. Bibliography. Glossary. Index. Creases to covers, edges soiled. Dr. Thomas B. Cochran is a consultant to the Natural Resources Defense Council where he began working in 1973. Prior to retiring in 2011, he was a senior scientist and held the Wade Greene Chair for Nuclear Policy at NRDC, and was director of its Nuclear Program until 2007. He has served as a consultant to numerous government and non-government agencies on energy, nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear reactor and nuclear waste matters. Dr. Cochran is the author of The Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor: An Environmental and Economic Critique; co-editor/author of the Nuclear Weapons Databook, Volume I: U.S. Nuclear Forces and Capabilities; Volume II: U.S. Nuclear Warhead Production; Volume III: U.S. Nuclear Warhead Facility Profiles; and Volume IV: Soviet Nuclear Weapons.