- Paperback: 280 pages
- Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre; 1st Edition edition (Jan. 6 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1553659392
- ISBN-13: 978-1553659396
- Product Dimensions: 14 x 2.5 x 21.6 cm
- Shipping Weight: 295 g
- Average Customer Review: 6 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #290,127 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
The Ice Pilots: Flying with the Mavericks of the Great White North Paperback – Jan 6 2012
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"It's a book just waiting to be devoured, especially by those who yearn for the golden era of aviation, when flight was still enough of a novelty as to be a luxury and the men (and occasional woman) who took the controls was an adventurer of heroic proportions." (Rocky Mountain Outlook)
"...the mental pictures you form while reading this well-written work are sharper, thanks to a seasoned writer acting as guide and interpreter." (Air & Space Smithsonian Magazine)
About the Author
Michael Vlessides is the writer behind Les Stroud's bestselling Survivorman books: Survive: Essential Skills and Tactics to Get You Out of Anywhere - Alive and Will to Live: Dispatches from the Edge of Survival. A graduate of New York University's School of Journalism, Michael Vlessides is the former editor of Up Here magazine in Yellowknife -- where his office was next door to Buffalo Airways -- and he has been published in International Wildlife, Canadian Geographic, British Columbia, Reader's Digest, Canadian Wildlife, Explore, L'Actualite, and Avenue. He lived for six years in the Arctic and now lives in Canmore, Alberta.
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Retired RCAF TCA/AirCanada
If you asked Mikey if it's easier to get mechanics or pilots and you answered pilots, your wrong. Pilots are a dime a dozen. Or something like that. Wait. What? Pilots are..huh?
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