Frank Tallman

Frank Tallman

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Frank Gifford Tallman was a stunt pilot who worked in Hollywood during the 1960s and 1970s. Frank Tallman's father had been a military pilot during World War I. Tallman took his first plane ride in his father's lap at age five. As a teenager he took flying lessons and became a pilot. When World War II started, Tallman tried to enter the military as a pilot, but his application was declined due to his lack of the required two years of college. He worked as a time as a civilian pilot instructor and later in the war was able to join the U.S. Navy when they relaxed their education requirements. Tallman remained stateside until the end of the war. Tallman remained in the Navy Reserves after the war and started a business in Illinois. He had the opportunity to acquire a collection of pre-1920 aircraft and supplemented the collection with surplus World War II aircraft and more pre-war aircraft as he was able
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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135769332
  • 9786135769333