Mark Rose: Last of the Long Hunters: The Good Years

This story records the life of a young pilot flying in Alaska’s Frontier Arctic. You’ll experience the front seat thrills of bush planes and helicopters operating in the most dangerous conditions on Earth, flying in minus 60 temperatures and horrific storms, airborne among the magnificent mountains and glaciers that only Alaska has to offer. Once you've read this one you’ll not be satisfied until you visit Alaska yourself!
Opens with an interesting early history of the 49th State, leading to the eventual use and development of a new tool of transport – the single engine airplane but not without extracting a terrible price. The author relates his true life experiences growing up hunting the territory as a youth and later in his flying years. Pilots will gain from the flying experiences related, which includes a special training section on Alaska mountain pass/weather flying with a unique diagram that can save your life! Ends with an encounter that will compel every reader to grapple with its final truth. This is a must read for every pilot considering flying in or to Alaska. NEW VERSION with flight safety Appendix! 140 pages, fully illustrated

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