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8-The Boy Aviators With the Air Raiders By Capt. Wilbur Lawton
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This eighth and final adventure of the teenage aviators find themselves representing a company which has produced an advanced seaplane. The prototype was sent to France before the war broke out, and... More > while American neutrality prevents further models from being shipped, it does allow royalties to be paid on French-built replicas. The boys are tasked with demonstrating the plane to show its value to the French government and secure a contract. With the inevitability of the sun rising in the east, German spies are desperately trying to steal or destroy the plane before this can happen!< Less
4-The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest By Capt. Wilbur Lawton
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FROM THE PUBLISHER: The boys set out on a hunt for gold concealed neither under the sea nor beneath the earth, but is well hidden for all that. A garrulous old sailor, who holds the key to the... More > mystery of the Golden Galleon, plays a large part in this fascinating tale of treasure hunting in the region of the Gulf Stream and the Sagasso Sea. An aeroplane fitted with efficient pontoons--enabling her to skim the water successfully--has long been a dream of aviators. The Chester Boys seem to have solved the problem. The Sagasso, a strange drifting ocean within an ocean, holding ships of a dozen nations and a score of ages, in its relentless grip, has been the subject of many books of adventure and mystery, but in none has the secret of the ever shifting mass of treacherous currents been penetrated as it has in this story. Luther Barr, whom it seemed the boys had shaken off, is still on their trail, in this absorbing book and with a dirigible balloon, essays to beat them out in their search for the Golden Galleon.< Less
3-The Boy Aviators in Africa By Capt. Wilbur Lawton
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FROM THE PUBLISHER: On the Continent made famous by the American explorer Stanley, and ex-President Roosevelt, we find our old friends, the Chester Boys and their stalwart chums. In Africa--the Dark... More > Continent--the author follows in exciting detail his young heroes, their voyage in the first aeroplane to fly above the mysterious forests and unexplored ranges of the mystic land. In this book, too, for the first time, we encounter Luther Barr, the old New York millionaire, who proves later such an implacable enemy of the boys. The story of his defeated schemes, of the astonishing things the boys discovered in the Mountains of the Moon, of the pathetic fate of George Desmond, the emulator of Stanley, the adventure of the Flying Men and the discovery of the Arabian Ivory cache,--this is not the place to speak. It would be spoiling the zest of an exciting tale to reveal the outcome of all these episodes here.< Less
2-The Boy Aviators on Secret Service By Capt. Wilbur Lawton
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FROM THE PUBLISHER: In this live-wire narrative of peril and adventure, laid in the Everglades of Florida, the spunky Chester Boys and their interesting chums, including Ben Stubbs, they are... More > marooned, and encounter exciting experiences on Uncle Sam's service in a novel field. One must read this vivid, enthralling story of incident, hardship and pluck to get an idea of the almost limitless possibilities of the two greatest inventions of modern times--the aeroplane and wireless telegraphy. While gripping and holding the reader's breathless attention from the opening words to the finish, this swift-moving story is at the same time instructive and uplifting. As those readers who have already made friends with Frank and Harry Chester and their 'bunch' know, there are few difficulties, no matter how insurmountable they may seem at first blush, that these up-to-date gritty youths cannot overcome with flying colors. A clean-cut, real boys' book of high voltage.< Less
5-The Boy Aviators in Record Flight By Capt. Wilbur Lawton
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FROM THE PUBLISHER: The Chester Boys try to win a newspaper prize for a trans-continental flight. In the Golden Eagle, the boys, accompanied by a trail-blazing party in an automobile, make the dash.... More > But they are not alone in their aspirations. Their rivals for the rich prize at stake try in every way that they can to circumvent the lads and gain the valuable trophy and monetary award. In this they stop short at nothing, and it takes all the wits and resources of the Boy Aviators to defeat them. Among the adventures encountered in their cross-country flight, the boys fall in with a band of rollicking cow-boys--who momentarily threaten serious trouble--are attacked by Indians, strike the most remarkable town of the desert--the "dry" town of "Gow Wells,"--encounter a sandstorm which blows them into strange lands far to the south of their course, and meet with several amusing mishaps besides.< Less
6-The Boy Aviators' Polar Dash By Capt. Wilbur Lawton
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FROM THE PUBLISHER: Besides the original characters of the heroes comes a new creation in the person of Professor Simeon Sandburr, a seeker for polar insects. The professor's adventures in his quest... More > are the cause of much merriment, and lead once or twice to serious predicaments. In a volume so packed with incident and peril from cover to cover--relieved with laughable mishaps to the professor--it is difficult to single out any one feature; still, a recent reader of it wrote the publishers an enthusiastic letter the other day, saying: "The episodes above the Great Barrier are thrilling, the attack of the condors in Patagonia made me hold my breath, the--but what's the use? The Polar Dash, to my mind, is an even more entrancing book than Captain Lawton's previous efforts, and that's saying a good deal. The aviation features and their technical correctness are by no means the least attractive features of this up-to-date creditable volume."< Less
7-The Boy Aviators' Flight for a Fortune By Capt. Wilbur Lawton
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Our courageous lads set pout on an adventure that ought to make them almost independently wealthy, but noting comes easy, even for such upstanding boys as these. Their newest adventure sees them... More > reunited with Ben Stubbs--known to the as Maroon--from their early Nicaraguan adventures along with attacks by foes new and old. The ultimate thrill ride includes a flight attempt across the treacherous Atlantic Ocean, all the while on the trail of some very valuable black pearls. Please note that the story ends with a listing of a future adventure that, sadly, took almost 4 years to finally come to press.< Less
1-The Boy Aviators in Nicaragua By Capt. Wilbur Lawton
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The launching of this Twentieth Century series marks the inauguration of a new era in boys' books--the "wonders of modern science" epoch. Frank and Harry Chester, the Boy Aviators, are the... More > heroes of this exciting, red-blooded tale of adventure by air and land in the turbulent Central American republic. The two brothers with their $10,000 prize aeroplane, the "Golden Eagle", rescue a chum from death in the clutches of the Nicaraguans, discover a lost treasure valley of the ancient Toltec race, and in so doing almost lose their own lives in the Abyss of the White Serpents, and have many other exciting experiences, including being blown far out to sea in their air-skimmer in a tropical storm. It would be unfair to divulge the part that wireless plays in rescuing them from their predicament. In a brand new field of fiction for boys the Chester brothers and their aeroplane seem destined to fill a top-notch place. These books are technically correct, wholesomely thrilling and geared up to third speed.< Less

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