ASA The Golden Years of Flying: As We Remember
Frontier Airlines' history covers from 1946 to 1986, and in her early days, crews hand-flew DC-3s over the high Rockies, in and out of small airports hidden deep in mountain canyons with approaches often referred to as "black holes" due to their almost ominous darkness and lack of reliable visual references. Relating their first-hand experience of flying through "tornado alley" without radar, flying in canyons of sodden clouds while lightning displays an explosion of highlighted pageantry throughout the heavens, the pilot storytellers in The Golden Years of Flying invite you into the cockpit for a lighter dimension, too. Readers will surely enjoy the hijinks and hangar tales of their shared experiences.
As a retired FAL captain himself, the author points out that "flying the DC-3 was just about the best thing that could happen to a man."
Soft cover, 6" x 9" , 228 pages, illustrated.