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Stinson's Golden Age - Vol 1 & Vol 2
$ 50.00

 
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Stinson's Golden Age - Vol 1 & Vol 2


Retail Price: $50.00


By: John C. Swick


Stinson’s Golden Age is the newest addition to The Golden Age of Aviation Series.

Stinson's Golden Age, Vol. 1 & Vol. 2, includes the history of the Stinson 108 series airplane (the Voyager), although the Stinson 105, Stinson 10 and 10A, as well as the Stinson L-5, are also covered in great detail.

It begins in Volume 1 with the three-place Stinson 105 in 1938 and concludes in Volume 2 with the sale of the last Stinson 108-3 from Willow Run in 1950.

Included in Stinson's Golden Age are production figures, the disposal of surplus military aircraft, and info regarding the all-Piper Apache. The chronicles of two Stinson dealers are also included to give the reader a better sense of the Golden Age of Aviation.

Stinson's Golden Age - Vol 1 & Vol 2

Volume 1 includes: Early history; Model SM & SR overviews; O-49; L-1; L-1A; L-2; HW-75 concept; known serial/NC numbers; L-5 production figures; wartime foreign sales; cost summaries; vintage ads and articles; over 150 b&w photos, tables, illustrations, technical drawings; and index.

Volume 2 includes: Piper-Stinson; production history; selected profiles; production change points and color specs; dealer listing; vintage ads and articles; over 150 b&w photos, tables, illustrations & technical drawings with bibliography; and index.

BOOK REVIEWS:

American Aviation Historical Society: "...details the people, facilities and manufacturing operations."

EAA's Sport Aviation: "...progressively tells the events and details of these aircraft."

Skyways: "a jewel…. extraordinary…. marvelous…. 3-views augment excellent photos and text.”

General Aviation News: "...books ARE A MUST FOR AVIATION BUFFS."

Historic Aviation: "....rich narrative and colorful histories."


Volume 1: Softbound, 8.5 x 11, 173 pages, Item #1414, $26.95, Volume 2: Softbound, 8.5 x 11, 172 pages, Item #1527, $26.95. Buy both books at discounted price for - $50.00


Stinson's Golden Age - Vol 1 & Vol 2

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Item Number: 1569


 
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