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copyright 1943 "Third Printing, August, 1943" stated on copyright page; Books, Inc. publishers, New York; smaller hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages; front board has minor crease - see pic; no dust jacket.

 

Forward -

A forward for a book on flying, by someone who doen't fly, is like a volume of Hints for Expectant Mothers written by a confirmed bachelor.  To be sure, the readers of this book don't fly, either; but the point is that by the time they finish this book they will be flying, while the writers of this foreword will still be standing around on the ground, getting a stiff neck watching them...

 

Except that this isn't really a book on flying:  it's a brief, easygoing, intimate book of advice that even non-gliers can understand, a sort of supplement to all the flying books, a pocket-size aviation student's bible.  It's as personal and friendly as an instructor with a sense of humor who crouches on the line with you and shows you what he means by simple words and gestures with his hands.  It's a combination reference-book and notebook and instruction-book, designed to help you over that transition period when you change from a land-animal to an air-animal, and sprout your wings...

 

Student Pilot Handbook by Jack Hunt and Ray Fahringer

SKU: BSshelfA
$169.95Price