Hard Air: Adventures from the Edge of Flying
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Hard Air: Adventures from the Edge of Flying

3.6 of 5 stars 3.60  ·  rating details  ·  10 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Hard Airis a book about extraordinary flying—flying under conditions that keep fighters on the carrier deck and rockets on the launch pad—a book about rescue missions and long, lonely flights to gather urgently needed information, about flights to places where no one should be flying: into hurricanes, firestorms, and deep, engine-killing cold. As a pilot himself, W. Scott...more
Paperback, 246 pages
Published April 1st 2008 by Bison Books
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May 20, 2012 Christopher rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: aviation buffs
An interesting book about the less glamorous side of flying with bush pilots in Alaska, Hurricane Hunters, civilian medavac helicopters and fire fighting tankers. A nice read for an aviation enthusiast.
Rachel Bayles
Scary and educational. The writer tried and succeeded at doing something important and useful.
Didn't have an opportunity to finish before I had to move on. Liked it, though.
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Mar 05, 2012 W. Olsen rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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