Challenging the Skies : Horizons Around the World. First Printing in dustjacket. Signed

By: FONGER, Donald

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FONGER, Donald. Challenging the Skies : Horizons Around the World. (Winnipeg : Challenging The Skies, 1988). First Printing. Pp (10),[1]-211,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, illustrated endpapers. "It is the story of a family of non-professional pilots and the lessons theyhave learned about flying. Included are their visits to the Bahamas, a fli ght around the entire Caribbean Ocean and their participation in a Transatlantic Air rally from New York to Paris. It progresses from the writer's frightening first cross-country to the flight of a lifetime, a 26,000 mile excitement-filled circumnavigation of the globe in a Piper Twin Comanche." (from the dj). Contents : Progressive Challenges - Learning. 1. The First Cross Country. 2. Moving Up. 3. The Commercial Period. 4. Adding An Engine. 5. Circling The Caribbean. 6. Transatlantic Air Rally. The Ultimate Challenge - The World. 7. Planning - The Route. 8. Planning - The Aeroplane. 9. Murphy's Law. 10. Flying the Pacific. 11. The Truk Lagoon. 12. The South Pacific. 13. Thailand And Burma. 14. Bangladesh and Nepal. 15. India and Pakistan.16. The Middle East. 17. Europe. 18. The North Atlantic. 19. Welcome Home. 20. Reflections. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. Signed with inscriptio n by the author. 25.00

Title: Challenging the Skies : Horizons Around the World. First Printing in dustjacket. Signed

Author Name: FONGER, Donald

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Challenging The Skies, Winnipeg, 1988, ISBN:0969367503:

Seller ID: 101492

Keywords: AVIATION CIRCUMNAVIGATION TRAVEL CANADA CANADIAN FLIGHT,