My Fascination with Airplanes

My Fascination with Airplanes : Adventures of a Part Time Aviator

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As a little boy, visits to Atlanta's Candler Field sparked a fascination with airplanes that has lasted a lifetime. We would go to see my mother's cousin who was a pilot for Eastern Air Transport and he would let me sit in the pilot's seat of his airplane and pretend to fly. I thought that surely pilots were superior beings. I built model airplanes hoping to build one that would actually fly. And I finally did. My goal when I grew older was to be a pilot. Turned down for military flight training due to defective color vision, I thought my life was over. Eventually I was able to get a FAA waiver and not only learned to fly but became a flight instructor. I have taught many to fly and brought them with me away from the earth.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • America Star Books
  • Fredrick MD, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1448941741
  • 9781448941742
  • 1,578,130