Mavericks of the Sky: The First Daring Pilots of the U.S. Air Mail

Mavericks of the Sky: The First Daring Pilots of the U.S. Air Mail

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It was the pilots of the U.S. Air Mail service who made it possible for flight to evolve from an impractical and deadly fad to today's worldwide network of airlines. Nicknamed "The Suicide Club," this small but daring cadre of pilots took a fleet of flimsy World War I "Jenny" Biplanes and blazed a trail of sky routes across the country. In the midst of the Jazz Age, they were dashing, group–proud, brazen, and resentful of authority. They were also loyal, determined… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: HarperCollins e-books (May 03, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 368 pages

File size: 5.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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