Seaplanes Along The Inside Passage: The Highs And Lows Of A Modern Bush Pilot

January 15, 2014|
Seaplanes Along The Inside Passage: The Highs And Lows Of A Modern Bush Pilot by Gerry Bruder
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What is it about Alaska that can make a young journalist from the East Coast abandon his career and become a bush pilot? Bruder's fascinating first-person account answers that question and lets the reader share his experiences as he becomes seasoned as a seaplane pilot flying the rugged terrain of Western Washington, British Columbia, and Southeast Alaska.

The life of a bush pilot in southeast Alaska is filled with the exhilaration of having unique access to one of our last great spans of wilderness, balanced with physical discomfort, extremely long hours, and heart-pounding danger. Gerry Bruder gave up a promising journalism career to pursue his passion for flying. This true-life adventure provides readers with a fascinating firsthand account of the highs and lows of a modern bush pilot.

Gerry Bruderamassed about 24,000 hours as a commercial seaplane pilot in southeastern Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked as a journalist for several newspapers and magazines. He has a B.A. degree from Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana, and an M.A. degree from Ohio State University. His previous books include Heroes ...
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Title:Seaplanes Along The Inside Passage: The Highs And Lows Of A Modern Bush PilotFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:194 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:194 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 inPublished:January 15, 2014Publisher:West Margin PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0882409581

ISBN - 13:9780882409580

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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