↠´ Bush Pilots: Daredevils of the Wilderness ä Download by ↠´ Peter Boer
↠´ Bush Pilots: Daredevils of the Wilderness ä Download by ↠´ Peter Boer It Takes A Special Recipe One Part Courage, One Part Skill, A Big Dash Of Crazy To Make A Bush Pilot These Unique Aviators, Flying Over The Vast Wildernesses Of The United States, Canada And Australia, Often Reach The Status Of Legends In This Canadian Bestseller, Peter Boer Looks At Famous Bush Pilots, Many Of Them Former Fighter Pilots Of The Second World War These Brave Young Men And Women Took To The Skies To Bring Food, Medicines And Mail To Isolated Communities The Names Of Men Such As Wop May And Punch Dickins Are Synonymous With Courage In The Face Of Hardship The Remarkable Stories Of May And Dickins, As Well As Those Of Doc Oaks, Fred Stevenson, James Caldwell, Chuck McAvoy, Vi Milstead, Con Farrell And Many Others, Are Told In This Entertaining Collection This is a wonderful read for anyone who finds aviation history exciting especially the birth of Canada s Wop May and Punch Dickens are just a few of the pilots you will read about You will get to visualize their adrenaline packed flights all over the Canadian Shield It took a different breed back then to jump into an airplane and head out into the remote wilderness.
Mr Boer brings to life the not so distant, early years of bush flights As I read through the individual stories, I realized just how much of modern life we take for granted These very young men and occasionally women braved sometimes scary odds with equipment, weather and terrain to further the art of mapping and surveying for suitable railroad locations they flew hopeful prospectors into the backwoods of Canada s hostile north they delivered medicine to remote areas, thus warding off terrible epidemics Their resourcefulness in repairing their damaged aircraft due to difficult landings etc was always admirable, sometimes humourous One young pilot, having landed on a lake on a rescue mission, and realizing that the lake was too short for take off, tied his aircraft to a tree near the shore after revving the aircraft to the point where he figu Don t order this book It s misleading Talks about pilots from the 30 s, not the modern era The merchant also has poor customer service skills in handling returns Save your money.
A gift for my husbands brother he will love it If you like adventure regardless of your interest in airplanes, then this is a great adventure read, and insight into the early days of flying in the Canadian wilderness It is an easy read, even though I had not ever heard of these famous pilots I couldn t put it down, as the author, somehow inserted me into the past I traveled along with Wop May and other bush plane pioneers on harrowing flights, and sometime escapades of their adventures A great gift for a pilot or airplane enthusiast as my wife found it to be for me.
Don t order this book It s misleading Talks about pilots from the 30 s, not the modern era The merchant also has poor customer service skills in handling returns Save your money.