5 issues - complete month December 1938. Numbers 1562 - 1566. Filled with advertisements of the period - IMPERIAL AIRWAYS, CARBODIES, NORTHERN AIRCRAFT AND ENGINEERING PRODUCTS, SHORT BROS, REYNOLDS TUBE CO LTD, SLG SPARKING PLUGS, etc. Articles include; TODAY'S MOST PRACTICAL FLYING KIT IS THE IRVINSUIT, COMMERCIAL AVIATION, THE AIR NAVIGATION ACT, UNDERCARRIAGES an outline of modern tendencies, the tricycle, persistence of fixed gear, CONSTRUCTION AND AERODYNAMICS, CONTROL PROBLEMS DISCUSSED, STRUCTURAL DESIGN, UNORTHODOX TRANSPORT, PRIVATE FLYING, etc. All magazines have paper covers, rusting staples to spines, corners curling. internally light spotting near spines and a little thumbing but overall clean and bright. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Vol 1562, covers grubby, spotting/light damp staining to bottom edge, small loss to tail of spine (1cm). Double fold coloured advert to this volume. Vol 1563, covers a little dusty, slight fading to edge of front cover, cover detaching. Vol 1564, edges of covers grubby, covers detached, first few pps a little grubby. Vol 1565, few stains to covers but bright illus and titling, covers almost completely detached, few spots to inner pages near spine but overall clean and bright. Vol 1566, loss to rear cover approx 5 x 4 cm, rear cover torn/grubby, creasing to edges of covers, front cover scraped/stained, split (1cm) to tail of spine. Last few pps dogeared. Overall internally clean and bright.; 107889; 4to. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: FLIGHT. The Aircraft Engineer and Airships. ...
Editorial: Flight Publishing Co Ltd
Año de publicación: 1938
Condición del libro: Very Good
Descripción Flight Publishing Company, Limited, London, 1938. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Good+. Estado de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket. Presumed First UK Edition. 5 issues - The Complete Month for December 1938. Numbers 1562-1566. Various thicknesses, some much slimmer than the 'Special' numbers. Filled with masses of illustrated and unillustrated Aero related adverts of the period including = Imperial Airways; Rolls Royce Aero Engines; Carbodies; Northern Aircraft & Engineering products; Avro; Short Bros; The Albatross 210mph Transcontinental Liner; Reynolds Tube Co Ltd; SLG Sparking Plugs; Uniforms for RAF Officers; Callender Aircraft Cables; Armstrong Whitworth - Whitley Heavy Bombers; Power Boats, etc, etc. All magazines have paper covers, rusting staples to spines, some corners curling/creased. Some edgewear, chips, marks, discolouration/fading here and there to a various degree. Internally some light rust spotting near spine gutter, etc, but NO Inscriptions or major marks. Overall the magazines internally are clean, tight and bright. All illustrated in black and white, one or two with a little colour. VOL.1562 = Small loss to tail of spine (1cm). This issue specifically covers 'The PARIS AERO SHOW'. Includes a Lovely 6pp advert to the centre with a Double-fold full colour illustration = 'Airspeed "Oxford" powered with Armstrong Siddeley "Cheetah X" Engines'. Articles also include 'Ark Royal'; 'The R. A. F's Fastest Fighter - The Vickers Submarine Spitfire'; Commercial Aviation; etc, etc. VOL.1563 = Articles include - The Wellesley's Structure; Service Aviation; Private Flying; Air-Mail History; Post-script to Paris; etc, etc. VOL.1564 = 'AIRCRAFT CONSTRUCTION NUMBER'; Articles include - 'Structural Design'; Engine Design and Materials'; Control Problems Discussed; Construction and Aerodynamics; Hull and Fuselage Construction; etc, etc. VOL.1565 = Articles include - Unorthodox Transport; Commercial Aviation; Private Flying; Service Aviation; The D. F. L. Smoke Tunnel; etc. VOL.1566: - rear cover torn/grubby, with loss. Repairs made but this cover advert lacks a triangle at the top & a corner at the bottom which affects the blank corner of the last 2 pps. Articles include- 'Testing Handley Page Hampden Bombers'; C. A. G. Heart-Cry; The Year that has passed; Lightweights Non-Stop 2,800 miles; The Catapult; Some Recollections of a Professional Parachutist; etc. PLUS Supplement to 'FLIGHT' (the mag) = An Aircraft Engineer in Paris. The 1938 Aero Show Reviewed. Overall internally all mags are generally very clean and bright. See Images. ; Each volume - Large 4to. Nº de ref. de la librería 114325