By Anthony J. Vallone
In the overdue Seventies and during the Eighties the call for for mild airplane eclipsed whatever obvious prior to or in view that. This created the necessity for a small air strength of pilots—ferry pilots—willing to fly hundreds of thousands of planes to consumers in each nook of the globe. Long-range solo flying isn't for everybody, and it attracted a solid of eccentric, unforgettable mavericks who flew from one misadventure to the following, struggling with storms, wilderness winds, airplane malfunctions, primitive navigational aids, loneliness, chemical imbalances, and hazardous 3rd global politics. a few carried on foreign scams and amorous affairs, a few have been misplaced at sea, a few imprisoned through African despots. They’re all right here, defined with humor and excessive drama by means of one among their very own, a survivor with exceptional remember, a knack for distinguishing personality from bluster, and an excellent ear for discussion and aviation lore.
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Air Vagabonds: Oceans, Airmen, and a Quest for Adventure by Anthony J. Vallone