In the Shadow of Eagles

In the Shadow of Eagles

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

In the Shadow of Eagles is a uniquely American saga. Rudy Billberga€™s story takes readers through the great age of aviation, from his first airplane ride in Minnesota in 1927 to his bush flying career in Alaska beginning in 1941. One of the authentic aviation pioneers, Billberg writes of his countless adventures and close calls during the decades; stunt flying in Midwestern air shows, flying out of Nome into the frozen Arctic, and more. Filled with history and insight, Billberga€™s narrative chronicles the lives of many of his fellow Alaskan pilots, including the great pioneer airmen Joe Crosson, Harold Gillam, Noel Wien and Sam White, and tells of the early flying machines they all flewa€”Travel Airs, Pilgrims, Fairchilds, Bellancas. Rudy Billberg has given us a great story of his time.Crosson learned to fly in San Diego with his famous older sister, Marvel. In San Diego he and Marvel rebuilt a Curtiss N9 seaplane, installing an OX5 engine in it. ... Then hea#39;d need repair parts before he could fly again. He would have to walkanbsp;...

Title:In the Shadow of Eagles
Author:Jim Rearden, Rudy Billberg
Publisher:Graphic Arts Books - 2014-04-04


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming