Your Wings, by Assen Jordanoff. 1939 fourth reprint of the first edition (1936). Drawings by Frank Carlson. Published by Funk & Wagnalls Company.
Pictorial dust jacket over blue pictorial boards. Book is in Very Good Condition. All 281 pages are clean and secure to hinge and spine.
Synopsis from Kirkus Reviews: Highly specialized. A practical and technical book by an export ace and inventor designed for anyone interested in actual mechanics of flying. Method is pictorial — 435 line drawings scientifically accurate are part and parcel of the text Course of instruction for would be aviator, which covers activity not only in the air, but parts of plane, functions and care, ranging from first flight to advanced aeronautics. Not a book for the boy market, the model builder, but for actual pilots seeking grounding in principles and mechanics, a widening field.
Great gift idea for an aviation enthusiast!
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