|The pictures show some sample images from this ©1942 "Airplanes Of The U.S.A." Book. The cover is missing from this book. The images on the pages are great and we wish we could show them all.|
This (62) page book has (60) color aircraft images with blueprints. There is information on all of them. These images are similar to those that were used for old World War II era bubble gum or candy trading cards.
The book is by John B. Walker. It was published by The Whitman Publishing Company of Racine, Wisconsin. The following is a long list of the titles and aircraft that are pictured in the book. Perhaps you had flown one of these planes.
Wright Brothers First Plane
Early Glenn Curtiss Plane
The Army's First Plane (1909)
JN-4 The Famous Old ''Jenny''
Around The World Douglas (1924)
Lindbergh's Famous ''WE''
Wiley Post's ''Winnie Mae''
Howard Hughes' Round The World Ship
Boeing 314 Yankee Clipper
Boeing 307 The Stratoliner
Lockheed 12-A Bantam Transport
Martin 156-C Transoceanic Transport
Douglas DC-5 High Wing Transport
Curtiss - Wright C-55
Grumman G-21A Fast Amphibian
Consolidated PBY ''Catalina''
Curtiss P-40 Fighter
Ryan PT-24 Primary Military Trainer
Grumman F4F-3 Navy Fighter
Bell Airacobra P-39 Winged Bullet
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Republic P-47 Interceptor
North American ''Apache'' High Altitude Fighter
Curtiss 21-B Interceptor
Vultee V-12D Attack Bomber
North American O-47A Observation
Consolidated PB2Y2 ''Coronado''
Brewster F2A-1 ''Buffalo''
Martin PBM-1 ''Mariner''
Douglas TBD-1 ''Devastator''
Vought - Sikorsky OS2U-1 ''Kingfisher''
North American B-25
Vought - Sikorsky XF4U-1 ''Corsair''
Stearman PT-13 Training Plane
Ryan SC Sport Plane
Stinson Reliant SR-10J
Cessna C-145 ''Airmaster''
Piper Cub J-4
Ryan S-T-A Sport Plane
The book measures about 5-7/8" x 3-5/8". The cover is missing but the pages are all clean.