AIR AND FLYING ANNUALS

FEATURING THE WORK OF W.E. JOHNS

 

The first four flying related books here were published by THE ACE PUBLISHING COMPANY and feature twelve of the thirteen stories from Biggles Flies Again – the only story not featured is “Down in the Forest”.  The next three flying related books were published by JOHN HAMILTON.

 

AIR ADVENTURES (1935)

Published by “The Ace Publishing Company”

 

This featured three Biggles stories from “Biggles Flies Again

 

“Beauty and the Beast”

 

“Fair Cargo”

 

“Savages and Wings”

 

It also featured two articles written by W. E. Johns

 

“The British Aces”

 

“Major Mannock V.C.”

 

 

ACE HIGH (1936)

Published by “The Ace Publishing Company”

 

This featured two Biggles stories from “Biggles Flies Again

 

“The Oriental Touch”

 

“The Gold Rush”

 

It also featured two articles written by W. E. Johns

 

“V.C.s Won in the Air”

 

“The First Flight to Australia”

 

 

 

 

OUT OF THE BLUE (1937)

Published by “The Ace Publishing Company”

 

This featured three Biggles stories from “Biggles Flies Again

 

“Three Weeks”

 

“The Blue Orchid”

 

“Bob’s Box”

 

It also featured two articles written by W. E. Johns

 

“Aces of the Great War”

 

“The French Aces”

 

 

AIR STORIES (1938)

Published by “The Ace Publishing Company”

 

This featured four Biggles stories from “Biggles Flies Again

 

“The Sheikh and the Greek”

 

“Yellow Freight”

 

“The Maid and the Mountains”

 

“The Last Laugh” (retitled from “The Last Show”)

 

It also featured two articles written by W. E. Johns

 

“Some Famous Fighting Planes”

 

“Two Air V.C.s”

 

FLYING ADVENTURES (1938)

Published by John Hamilton

 

This featured one Biggles story from the 1934 book “The Cockpit

 

“The Ace of Spades”

 

which was eventually collected in 1953 in “Biggles of the Special Air Police

 

It also featured another story and one article written by W. E. Johns

 

“Strange Freight”

 

“Two Air V.C.s”

 

 

 

 

 

FLYING STORIES (1936)

Published by John Hamilton

 

This featured four articles written by W. E. Johns

 

“Major Edward Mannock V.C.”

 

“V.Cs Won in the Air”

 

“With Cobham to the Cape”

 

“My Most Thrilling Flight”

 

 

 

 

 

 

FLYING THRILLS (1936)

Published by John Hamilton

 

This featured three articles written by W. E. Johns

 

“All’s Fair”

 

“The First Flight to Australia”

 

“Post and Gatty’s Round-the-World Flight”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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