Download e-book for iPad: Alaska Highway Flight Log: A Classic Air Journey: South by William S. Walker

By William S. Walker

In the summer time of 2015 aviation author William Walker, joined by way of fellow pilot Albert Finocchiaro, flew from coastal South Carolina to Fairbanks, Alaska, in Walker's 1956 tailwheel Cessna 172. Flying low and gradual up during the American heartland, throughout Canada and alongside the famed 1,387-mile Alaska street after which again, the 2 pilots accomplished a 7,000-mile flying trip of discovery. Walker's certain, day-by-day flight notes shape the guts of his booklet, Alaska road Flight Log. The ebook was once written to supply in prolonged shape, the main points of a cross-continent trip that's at or close to the pinnacle of such a lot normal aviation pilots' shuttle want lists. 

The Alaska road Flight Log began as a five-part sequence of articles in General Aviation information in 2016. Reader response to the sequence was once hugely favorable, resulting in a diffusion of the tales to a full-length e-book. Alaska road Flight Log is entire with particular maps, an in-depth log, displaying the person legs of the journey and a set of the simplest of greater than 2,000 electronic images taken through the flying trip. "The journey to Alaska did now not disappoint in anyway," Walker writes. "It is one of these final trips for aviators since it takes so much of them thoroughly out in their cozy environments, no longer for only a four-hour stint or for 4 days, yet for weeks or longer. We have been within the air seventy four hours, flying greater than 7,000 miles. It used to be most likely the longest flying journey i'll ever adopt and maybe the simplest i'll ever fly, even if i am hoping there's even higher to come."

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