Smoke in the Cockpit

Smoke in the Cockpit

The Flying Adventures of Don "Smokey" Patry

Book - 2006
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The true story of Canadian bush pilot Don "Smokey" Patry is a succession of brave take#45;offs#44; daring landings#44; and high intensity turbulence every minute in#45;between#46;

Whether performing an emergency landing in darkness in Canada's northern wilderness#44; rebuilding his plane's engine with a rusty file#44; or zigzagging a bomber plane across the Atlantic Ocean during World War II#44; there was never a dull moment in Patry's career#46;

Smoke in the Cockpit is Canadian aviation history at its best#46; Patry#44; raised in Western Canada#44; began flying professionally in 1937 over the uncharted mountainous territory of Alberta#44; BC#44; and the North West Territories#46; Destiny uncannily placed him in the thick of the action#44; and he went from one adventure to the next without fanfare#44; pause#44; or concern#46; Introduced to Patry by his flying partner Jack Sullivan#44; author H#46; J#46; Smith offers this riveting collection of Patry's high#45;flying heroics for readers of all ages#46;

Publisher: Edmonton : NeWest Press, c2006.
ISBN: 9781897126073
Characteristics: 118 p. :,ill., ports. ;,23 cm.


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