Master Materials List
From a 40-year collection, copies of original drawings and manuals for aircraft and engines 1900-1940, listed in a 63 page catalog available at $12 plus $3 postage from World War 1 Aeroplanes, Inc., Dept. W, P.O. Box 3235, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603.
Here are some samples of items available from our master materials list:
AIRCRAFT

AEA Silver Dart & engine 3 sheets. $3, fr National Aviation Museum, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Aeronca C-1/2/3 BULLETINS, assembly, rigging, maintenance-set of notes, articles;about 26pp. $6 fr WW1 AERO.

Aeronca 50hp Chief BULLETINS,assembly, rigging, maintenance set of notes, articles, etc; c 20pp; $7 fr WW1 AERO.

Aeronca K BULLETINS, assembly, rigging - set of notes, articles; about 26 pp. $7 fr WW1 AERO.

Aeronca 7AC Champion Service Manual (undated). 70 pp. $12.50 from WW1 AERO.

 

 

Albatros D.II dwgs to 1/4 scale, 8 sheets 36x89". $160 + $10 postage; overseas $10 surface, $27 by air fr Stan Teachman.

Albatros D.III 6 sheets of design study by Jack Hickey for 7/8 scale wood and glass. $30 from WW1 AERO. Albatros D. Va

Albatros D. Va, German Fighter, R.C. Mikesh, Smithsonian Inst Press - photos,dwgs, plans of NASM restoration - $10.95 + $2 post fr NASM Museum Shop. dwgs, photos, $12 (in WW1 AERO #128)

Albatros D.I - II -V 34-page package ($25 fr. WW1 AERO) incl following: D.I: article fr AEROPHILE, dwgs, 7pp D.I - II: parts list w/dwgs, 12 pp. factory 3-views, 3 pp. D.II: fuselage details, 2pp. D.II - D. Va: engineering study w/dwgs of parts, structure, 10pp. D.III: Idflieg dwgs.

 

Early Technical Books and Magazines.
Here is a partial sample from a recent book sale list featured in each issue of our two journals:
100 YEARS OF AIR POWER & AVIATION, Higham, 2003-$45
AIRGUARD, Francillon, dt unk-$20
AIRCRAFT IN PROFILE, Vols 1 & 2 -@$25 ($45/pair)
AIRCRAFT VERSUS AIRCRAFT; THE ILLUSTRATED STORY OF FIGHTER PILOT COMBAT
FROM 1914 TO THE PRESENT DAY, Franks, 1998/99-$25
AIRSHIPMEN, BUSINESSMEN AND POLITICS 1890-1940, Meyer, 1991-$20
ARTURO FERRARIN, UOMO E PILOTA, Mantelli, 1999 (Ital/Eng text)-$15
AVIATION IN LEICESTERSHIRE AND RUTLAND, Bonser, 2001-$45
BEYOND THE HORIZONS; THE LOCKHEED STORY, Boyne, 1998 (signed)-$20
BIRD IS ON THE WING, Hansen, 2004-$20
BOMBING OF ROLLS-ROYCE AT DERBY IN TWO WORLD WARS, RR Heritage Trust, 2002-$15
BOULTON PAUL AIRCRAFT, Brew, 2001-$12
BRISTOL AEROPLANE COMPANY, James, 2001-$15
COMBAT FROM 1914 TO THE PRESENT DAY, Franks, 1998/99-$25 DEUTSCHE
FLUGZEUGE BIS 1945, Cohausz, 2001-$15 EARLY AVIATION, Saundby, 1971-$15

Back Issues of Both Journals

Below is a partial list of back issues of our two journals. All back issues are available; some are available as original copies; some as xerox copies. We can provide a complete list of back issues upon request. Contact World War I Aeroplanes, Inc., Dept. W, P.O. Box 3235, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603:

Skyways Back Issues:

No.72 Oct 2004: Hess Bros. & Hess Blue Birds; Design & Construction of NC Flying Boats; Siemens-Halske Waco; Pioneering Predictions of Air Transport; ID UNK; Oshkosh AirVenture 2004; Cockpits--Fairchild F-45A; Pitcairn PA 19 Cabin Autogiro; Aviation Movie Publicity Stills, The Brown B-3; Models; Events; Reviews; W&D.;

No. 71 Jul 2004: Autogiro Rooftop Air Mail & Flight Testing; Ford Flies Mrs. Lindbergh to Mexico; Korvin-Kroukovsky, EDO's Chief Engineer; ID UNK: Hawke Crop Duster, Breese R-6-C, Timm Collegiate; George A. Spratt Designs; Cockpits--Northrop XFT-1 & 2; Curtiss-Wright Tech. Institute Bunting; Stearman 4-D; Models; Skyways Topic Index, Issues 61 to 70; Events; Reviews; W&D.;

No. 70 Apr 2004: Special Anniverary issue with color cover of Douglas World Cruisers; First Around the World--Douglas World Cruisers; Curtiss-Wright Model 24-B; ZMC-2 All-Metal Airship; Reproductions & Restorations; Old Rhinebeck's Spirit of St. Louis; Cockpits--Armstrong-Whitworth Atalanta; Curtiss-Wright XP-31 Swift; Amundsen's Aircraft 1922-1925; Models; W&D; Reviews.

No. 69 Jan 2004 Mew Gull Racer at Reno; Lockheed XP-38; Doering B-24 Model Restoration; USAAC "Bomber Mafia" of the 1930s; Cockpits--Curtiss-Wright Export Falcon; National Air Tour 2003; Blakesburg & Brodhead Scrapbooks; NASM Udvar-Hazy Preview; Scott Aircraft Engine; Reproductions & Restorations: Taylor Chummy, Fokker F VIIA wing; ID UNK: Powell Racer; Models; Events; W&D; Reviews.

 

World War I Aero back issues:

No. 184, May 04 Pilcher triplane; Brumarescu's Colomba; Gallaudet Pt 7 (1915 designs); Chardin's Nostalgie du Front; Drawings (Eteve airspeed ind, Parker-Purcell tractor, Sutro Hydro, Heinrich Military Tractor, Zeppelin LZ C.II, Halberstadt D.II); GA Spratt designs, include centerspread; Museums/ Organizations (Great War Flying Mus, Kermit Weeks Collection, D Pisano's lecture at NASM, First Flight Centennial, Kitty Hawk, Lafayette Foundation); new Wright in Australia; Models; Gallery; Letters: Publications (including Jack Hunter on THE BLUE MAX); Electronic (3 ways of doing computerized dwgs); IDX; W&D.;

No.182, Nov 03 Wrights at Huffman Prairie; Wright in Romania; Gallaudet Pt 5 (early patents); McCabe; Austro-Hungarian recogn manual; turning ability of WWI fighters; Aircraft; Pilot Reports (DH-2 repro); Poll Triplane (new photos); Time's Tarmac (Auler D.I-II, Gibson, Spad A-Series cont'd); Museums/Organizations; Film; IDX; Historiography; Gallery; Drawings (Bariquand & Marre, 1914 Blackburn, Siemens-Schuckert D.VI); Models (Cooper's Snipe); Publications; Letters; W&D.;

 

Worldwide Resource Network

We have extensive contacts and sources if you need data, drawings, parts, etc. to restore an early airplane, build a model, do research, or just like to find out more about your favorite early airplane. Advertisements in the Wants & Disposals page in each of our journals are free to members. Our Wants & Disposals page in each issue typically includes listings for airplanes, engines, parts, drawings, books, magazines, manuals, and information.