Category: Bush pilots


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Image for The Firebirds How bush flying won its wings

The Firebirds How bush flying won its wings

By: West, Bruce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17263

ISBN: 1131287959

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

DJ has tears and chipping, previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 258 pages; A history of bush pilots and forest fire waterbombers in Ontario. View more info

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Skippers of the Sky The Early Years of Bush Flying

By: Wheeler, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Fifth House Books: 2000

Edition: First Canadian Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13065

ISBN: 1894004450

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book ; B&W Photographs; 0.89 x 9.24 x 6.2 Inches; 248 pages; Bush pilots and their engineers are a hardy crew, willing to run risks and embrace adventure as they deliver supplies and maintain access to remote northern Canadian communities. Skippers of the Sky recounts many exciting and entertaining tales from the early years of bush flying. The stories blend history and adventure, and are accompanied by a detailed description of the changing equipment, conditions, and hazards faced by these Canadian aviation pioneers over the years. View more info

Accidental Airline; Spilsbury's QCA

By: White, Howard; Spilsbury, Jim

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12941

ISBN: 0920080979

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Lightly bumped head of spine ; DJ in Mylar, a bright solid, book ; B&W Photographs; 246 pages; 'tells the the incredible story of how an itinerant radio repairman accidentally started Queen Charlotte Airlines, Canada's largest bush flying outfit.' View more info