Aviation

Aviation History Books


Featuring stunning vintage images of America's aviation industry, each book celebrates the grandeur of our nation's history of flight through historical images and descriptive captions.

From early experimental aircrafts to today's modern commercial airlines, from secret military endeavors to the space age, early plane manufacturers, and the history of manned flight, thousands of vintage images capture bygone times and give readers an engaging visual tour of the history of flight.


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1910 Los Angeles International Air Meet, The
1910 Los Angeles International Air Meet, The

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of Aviation
America's first international air meet was held January 10-20, 1910, in Los Angeles on a mesa called Dominguez Hill, situated 13.5 miles sou ...
Images of Aviation Available California $21.99 9780738571904
1910 Los Angeles International Aviation Meet, The
1910 Los Angeles International Aviation Meet, The

$7.99 Available
state: California
series: Postcards of America
Los Angeles boasts a rich aviation history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, Kenneth E. Pauley ...
Postcards of America Available California $7.99 9780738571959
Akron Aviation
Akron Aviation

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of Aviation
Everyone loves a good adventure story. The history of Akron aviation provides all the real-life pathos of any adventure novel. It all began ...
Images of Aviation Available Ohio $21.99 9781467111324
Alameda Naval Air Station
Alameda Naval Air Station

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of America
The 56-year history of the Alameda Naval Air Station from 1940 to 1997 was a major military presence in the San Francisco Bay Area. As one o ...
Images of America Available California $21.99 9780738580401
Alaska's Bush Pilots
Alaska's Bush Pilots

$21.99 Available
state: Alaska
series: Images of Aviation
Bush pilots are known as rough, tough, resourceful people who fly their aircraft into tight spots in the worst of weather. Alaska’s bush pil ...
Images of Aviation Available Alaska $21.99 9781467131834
Angel Flight Mid-Atlantic
Angel Flight Mid-Atlantic

$19.99 Available
state: Virginia
series: Images of Aviation
In 1972, two pilots—one a federal career engineer, the other the pastor of a prominent church in Washington, D.C.—discovered a common passio ...
Images of Aviation Available Virginia $19.99 9780738552965
Area 51
Area 51

$21.99 Available
state: Nevada
series: Images of Aviation
Area 51, a top secret military installation for testing unacknowledged, or black, projects, lies in a desert valley northwest of Las Vegas. ...
Images of Aviation Available Nevada $21.99 9780738576206
Aviation Bargain Bundle
Aviation Bargain Bundle

$30.00 Available
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Features LaGuardia Airport and four other surprise books! SAVE 70% on a selection of five historic aviation books. Featuring stunni ...
Available $30.00 9780000098773
Aviation in Columbus
Aviation in Columbus

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of Aviation
Columbus entered the air age early: the city was the destination for the world’s first air-cargo flight in 1910, the home of the world’s you ...
Images of Aviation Available Ohio $21.99 9780738593715
Aviation in Hampton Roads
Aviation in Hampton Roads

$19.99 Available
state: Virginia
series: Images of Aviation
Flight has forever thrilled, even when it was believed that humans would never be able to slip the bonds of earth’s gravity. However, with t ...
Images of Aviation Available Virginia $19.99 9780738518206
Aviation in Roanoke
Aviation in Roanoke

$21.99 Available
state: Virginia
series: Images of Aviation
In 1910, an awestruck crowd at the Roanoke Fair got its first glimpse of powered flight when a Curtiss biplane soared overhead. Within the n ...
Images of Aviation Available Virginia $21.99 9781467121606
Aviation in San Diego
Aviation in San Diego

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of Aviation
For nearly a century, San Diego has been a hub of aviation development, air power, and flying adventure. The city’s ideal weather and protec ...
Images of Aviation Available California $21.99 9780738547596
Aviation in Southern Oregon
Aviation in Southern Oregon

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of Aviation
Medford, Oregon, pioneered aviation in Southern Oregon and has long enjoyed a reputation for being an air-minded city. When the City of Medf ...
Images of Aviation Available Oregon $21.99 9780738581910
Aviation in Tulsa and Northeast Oklahoma
Aviation in Tulsa and Northeast Oklahoma

$21.99 Available
state: Oklahoma
series: Images of Aviation
Early balloonists, called aeronauts, traveled across Oklahoma from fair to festival to exhibit their feats of derring-do. Some parachuted fr ...
Images of Aviation Available Oklahoma $21.99 9780738561639
Aviation in Tulsa and Northeast Oklahoma
Aviation in Tulsa and Northeast Oklahoma

$7.99 Available
state: Oklahoma
series: Postcards of America
Tulsa and northeast Oklahoma boast a rich aviation history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, Ki ...
Postcards of America Available Oklahoma $7.99 9780738560687
Aviators in Early Hollywood
Aviators in Early Hollywood

$19.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of America
Hollywood’s leading aviators were heroic knights of the sky on the screen as well as in real life. These leading aviators performed aerial s ...
Images of America Available California $19.99 9780738559025
Barksdale Air Force Base
Barksdale Air Force Base

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Established in 1933 as the "World's Largest Airport," Barksdale Air Force Base covers 23,000 acres of Northwest Louisiana and is one of our ...
Images of America Available Louisiana $21.99 9780738514284
Beale Air Force Base During the Cold War
Beale Air Force Base During the Cold War

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of America
KLAXON! The alarm immediately sent the aircrews at Beale Air Force Base, California, scrambling to their alert aircraft in a race to get air ...
Images of America Available California $21.99 9781467130813
Bell Bomber Plant, The
Bell Bomber Plant, The

$21.99 Backordered
state: Georgia
series: Images of America
Few would have believed in the late 1930s that Depression-wracked Marietta and Cobb County, where cotton was still king, would later be the ...
Images of America Backordered Georgia $21.99 9780738567457
Boeing Field
Boeing Field

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Images of Aviation
Even before there were runways, the area south of the city of Seattle was Washington’s aviation hub. Charles Hamilton, a daredevil dubbed “C ...
Images of Aviation Available Washington $21.99 9780738556154
Building Moonships: The Grumman Lunar Module
Building Moonships: The Grumman Lunar Module

$21.99 Available
state: New York
series: Images of America
In 1961, after the United States had acquired a total of fifteen minutes of spaceflight experience, President John F. Kennedy announced his ...
Images of America Available New York $21.99 9780738535869
Camp Edwards and Otis Air Force Base
Camp Edwards and Otis Air Force Base

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
When land started to run out in central Massachusetts, the state's National Guard units began to search for sufficient space on which to hol ...
Images of America Available Massachusetts $21.99 9780738572147
Canton's Pioneers in Flight
Canton's Pioneers in Flight

$19.99 Available
state: Ohio
series:
Canton boasts a rich aviation heritage, reaching back to the earliest pioneers of flight. Local resident Frank S. Lahm founded the Aero Club ...
Available Ohio $19.99 9780738525228
Cape Canaveral
Cape Canaveral

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Cape Canaveral is a name that evokes visions of giant rockets and a shuttle thundering into space. In fact, the cape’s history is much older ...
Images of America Available Florida $21.99 9780738553276
Catalina by Air
Catalina by Air

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of Aviation
For years, reaching the paradise destination of Santa Catalina Island, located miles out in the Pacific Ocean, was possible primarily by ste ...
Images of Aviation Available California $21.99 9780738559360
Chicago: City of Flight
Chicago: City of Flight

$19.99 Available
state: Illinois
series: Images of America
Since the late 1800s, Chicago has been a mecca for aviation. Chicago's Octave Chanute kept the skies filled with revolutionary gliders and h ...
Images of America Available Illinois $19.99 9780738531700
Cleveland's Legacy of Flight
Cleveland's Legacy of Flight

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of Aviation
Since the dream of flight was finally realized by two Ohioans, Wilbur and Orville Wright, it is little wonder that Greater Clevelanders were ...
Images of Aviation Available Ohio $21.99 9780738551777
Cleveland's National Air Races
Cleveland's National Air Races

$21.99 Backordered
state: Ohio
series: Images of Aviation
Enthusiasm for aviation exploded after Charles Lindbergh’s solo flight across the Atlantic in May 1927. The National Air Races, held in Clev ...
Images of Aviation Backordered Ohio $21.99 9780738539966
Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City
Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Situated on the northern end of North Carolina’s Outer Banks, Elizabeth City has a strong aviation tradition. The Wright brothers used the “ ...
Images of America Available North Carolina $21.99 9780738518367
Consolidated Aircraft Corporation
Consolidated Aircraft Corporation

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of America
Founded by Reuben H. Fleet in 1923, Consolidated Aircraft Corporation (later Convair) became one of the most significant aircraft manufactur ...
Images of America Available California $21.99 9780738559384
Curtiss-Wright
Curtiss-Wright

$21.99 Available
state: New Jersey
series: Images of America
The oldest names in aviation joined forces in 1929, when Wright Aeronautical and Curtiss Aeroplane formed the giant Curtiss-Wright Corporati ...
Images of America Available New Jersey $21.99 9780738538709
Dallas Aviation
Dallas Aviation

$21.99 Available
state: Texas
series: Images of Aviation
Since Otto Brodie's airplane flight at Fair Park in 1910, the city of Dallas has seen over 100 years of rich and diverse aviation activity. ...
Images of Aviation Available Texas $21.99 9780738579887
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

$21.99 Available
state: Texas
series: Images of Aviation
Encompassing 27 square miles, Dallas/Fort Worth International is one of the world’s largest and busiest airports, accommodating more than 15 ...
Images of Aviation Available Texas $21.99 9781467130400
Davisville and the Seabees
Davisville and the Seabees

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
The U.S. Naval Construction Battalion Center at Davisville, Rhode Island, is first remembered as the original “Home of the Atlantic Seabees. ...
Images of America Available Rhode Island $21.99 9780738501062
Dayton Aviation: The Wright Brothers to McCook Field
Dayton Aviation: The Wright Brothers to McCook Field

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of Aviation
Hallowed skies blanket Dayton, Ohio, a city once known as the “Cradle of Aviation”—and with good reason. It was in Dayton that two brothers ...
Images of Aviation Available Ohio $21.99 9780738593890
Deep South Aviation
Deep South Aviation

$21.99 Available
state: Alabama
series: Images of America
Since the 1920s, Birmingham, Alabama, has played a vital role in the development of aviation in the Deep South and the nation. From aircraft ...
Images of America Available Alabama $21.99 9780738502465
Delaware Air National Guard
Delaware Air National Guard

$21.99 Available
state: Delaware
series: Images of America
The Delaware Air National Guard got its start when a group of World War II veterans formed a new National Guard unit composed of surplus air ...
Images of America Available Delaware $21.99 9780738567075
Delaware Aviation
Delaware Aviation

$21.99 Available
state: Delaware
series: Images of Aviation
For such a small state, Delaware has a fascinating aviation history. Delaware counts aircraft from the smallest, like the 1910 Delaplane, to ...
Images of Aviation Available Delaware $21.99 9781467121743
Delta Airlines: 75 Years of Airline Excellence
Delta Airlines: 75 Years of Airline Excellence

$21.99 Available
state: Georgia
series: Images of Aviation
The history of Delta Air Lines can be traced back to 1924 and the start of an aerial crop dusting outfit, but it was in 1929 that scheduled ...
Images of Aviation Available Georgia $21.99 9780738515830
Detroit Metro Airport
Detroit Metro Airport

$21.99 Available
state: Michigan
series: Images of Aviation
Throughout the years, Detroit Metro Airport has grown and changed with the times. During the golden age of flight, the airport served the lo ...
Images of Aviation Available Michigan $21.99 9780738588513
Dover Air Force Base
Dover Air Force Base

$21.99 Available
state: Delaware
series: Images of Aviation
Dover Air Force Base is the largest aerial port in the United States and home to gigantic jet air transports that are lifelines for our mode ...
Images of Aviation Available Delaware $21.99 9780738582122
Downey's Aerospace History: 1947-1999
Downey's Aerospace History: 1947-1999

$21.99 Backordered
state: California
series: Images of Aviation
The city of Downey has been host to one of aerospace history’s most sacred sites. For more than six decades, men and women have gathered in ...
Images of Aviation Backordered California $21.99 9780738569536
Early Aviation in Long Beach
Early Aviation in Long Beach

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of Aviation
By 1920, when Amelia Earhart attended Earl S. Daugherty’s air circus and then took her first airplane ride with Long Beach Poly High School ...
Images of Aviation Available California $21.99 9780738570839
Eastern Iowa's Aviation Heritage
Eastern Iowa's Aviation Heritage

$21.99 Available
state: Iowa
series: Images of Aviation
Iowans embraced aviation from its very beginning. In the late 1800s, Keokuk's Baldwin brothers headlined Lee County Chautauqua festivals wi ...
Images of Aviation Available Iowa $21.99 9780738583303
Edwards Air Force Base
Edwards Air Force Base

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of Aviation
Known for more "first flights" and record flights than any other place, Edwards Air Force Base is legendary. Centered around an ancient dry ...
Images of Aviation Available California $21.99 9780738580777
Edwards Air Force Base
Edwards Air Force Base

$7.99 Available
state: California
series: Postcards of America
Edwards Air Force Base boasts a rich history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, TedHuetter and C ...
Postcards of America Available California $7.99 9780738580906
F.E. Warren Air Force Base
F.E. Warren Air Force Base

$21.99 Available
state: Wyoming
series: Images of America
F.E. Warren Air Force Base was originally established in 1867 as Fort D.A. Russell Army Post to protect the construction of the Union Pacifi ...
Images of America Available Wyoming $21.99 9780738592251
Fairchild Aircraft
Fairchild Aircraft

$21.99 Available
state: Maryland
series: Images of Aviation
When Orville Wright made the first successful flight of an airplane at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on December 17, 1903, no one could have e ...
Images of Aviation Available Maryland $21.99 9780738544397
Falcon Field
Falcon Field

$21.99 Available
state: Arizona
series: Images of America
Mesa’s Falcon Field began during World War II when a small group of Hollywood celebrities financed pilot training facilities (Southwest Airw ...
Images of America Available Arizona $21.99 9780738571379
Flight Research at NASA Langley Research Center
Flight Research at NASA Langley Research Center

$21.99 Backordered
state: Virginia
series: Images of Aviation
Following the creation of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics in 1915, a unique flight research operations division was establis ...
Images of Aviation Backordered Virginia $21.99 9780738544373

 
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