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1 Matheson, Shirlee Smith (poem By Olden Bawld )

Flying the Frontiers ---a Half Million Hours of Aviation Adventure ---with Flying the Frontiers, More Hours of Aviation Adventure -Volume 1 and 2 and 3 -THREE BOOKS ( Bushpilot / Aviator / Aviation / Flying Biographies)(vols. I, II, III )

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan / Calgary, Alberta: Saskatoon, SK / Calgary, AB: Fifth House Ltd. / Detselig Enterprises, 1994 / 1996 / 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing
1996 1550591312 / 9781550591316
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Robert Bradford and Wally Wolfe Cover Art
Not Signed
-----------3 volumes, hardcovers, books 1 and 2 are about 6.25 x 9.25 inches and are both Near Fine copies in Near Fine dustjackets, book 3 is about 7.5 x 9.25 and is a solid Good exlibrary copy with the usual library marks and stamps, no dustjacket as issued, 213 and 320 and 288 pages, b&w photos throughout, ---"---brings to life the log books and journals of people for whom aviation is a way of life. ---Told first-hand by the people who experienced them, these are wondrous tales of near misses and amazing successes, heroism and foolishness, innovations and renovations, where the element of risk is part of every flight plan. Flying the Frontiers tells of an era that has all but disappeared and of people whose careers spanned the pioneer age in aviation. Many continue to fly today. Their stories are enhanced by more than 70 personal photographs that depict the airplanes they flew, the territory they covered, and the predicaments in which they found themselves."---, contents for volume ONE include: Preface; The Call of the North ( Mike Thomas ) ; Whiskey Whiskey Papa ( Weldy Phipps ) ; The Jackpine Savage ( Jimmy Anderson ); Ballad of a Bush Pilot ( Olden Bawld ); On the Fringes of the Average Life ( Lorna deBlicquy ); Rebel with a Cause ( Don Hadden ); Flight and Flights of a Pioneer Pilot (Joe Irwin ); The Has-been ( Olden Bawld ); The Red-headed Stranger ( Catherine Fletcher ); The Queen's Engineer ( Bill Law ) ; Tales from the Log Book ( Ralph Langemann ); Picking Up the Pieces ( Chris Templeton ); The Pilot Poet ( Charles Robinson ); A Pilot's Soliloquy ( Olden Bawld ) ; Lucky Lucas ( Phil Lucas ), -----contents for Volume Two ---"more flying adventures with the daring frontiersmen of aviation. From bush pilots who flew for the love of it to military and corporate career flyers, from inventors to engineers, their stories tell Canada's story and show the impact aviation has had on our county and on the North in particular. Readers will meet an Oblate priest who flew throughout Canada's North; a woman in her eighties who thought nothing of flying solo from Alberta to Kansas and Vermont; a tail-gunner whose poignant story lends special insight into what Canada is all about; and an Alberta family whose flying machine matched discoveries made by the Wright brothers; a man who pioneered the use of helicopters in the North; and a pilot who guided his aircraft down the Mackenzie River with dynamite caps held between his knees.", -----contents of book 3 are "What do you want to do? Live forever?" (Cedric Mah); A Grassroots Love of Aviation (Trudy Armstrong and family); Mister Cargo (Bill Cove); The Great Escape (Barry Davidson); The Paper Bag Prince (Dan McIvor); Fur Traders and voyageurs (Robertson Family); Watching the Arctic (Pete Jess); The Flying Physician (Dr. William Bernard); From Northern Snow to Kona Wind (Dawn and Gordon Bartsch); The Fort Nelson Airport Debacle (Steve Villers); The Adventures of Tundra Wolfe (Wally Wolfe); Merger of the Masters (Gordon Cannam and Chuck MacLaren); The Final Frontier (Brian Ewenson and Chris Hadfield), overseas shipping (outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional postage, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
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