PRACTICAL FLYING: Training Manual for Airplane Pilots, by Byron Q. James - 1928


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PRACTICAL FLYING: A Training Manual for Airplane Pilots, by Byron Q. James 1928

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Practical Flying: A Training Manual for Airplane Pilots

by Byron Q. James

Part of the Ronald Aeronautic Series. Chapters cover flying parlance and plane parts, dressing for a flight, starting and testing the motor, physical attributes, the airplane controls, the emergency landing after the take-off and more.

210 pages. 6" by 8.5"

Publishing Info: The Ronald Press Company, New York 1928

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition, with a GOOD DJ.

  • First Edition
  • Very scarce with DJ
  • Six b&w plates including frontis
  • Blue cloth boards are in great condition
  • Gilt on spine bright and intact
  • Pages iv to v uncut
  • No gift inscription or any other ownership marks
  • Binding is secure
  • A few pencil marks to back endpaper
  • DJ shows light wear to corners and creases to top edges
  • There is a .5" tear to top left of spine and some small chips off spine tail
  • DJ shows some chips off bottom of back with some folding to edges
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • VS20151002

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Hardcover w/Jacket
Subject: Airplanes
Topic: Airplanes
Year Printed: 19280000
Special Attributes: Illustrated
Origin: American
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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