Arctic Bush Pilot

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From Navy Combat to Flying Alaska’s Northern Wilderness

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Backed by Wien Airlines, former Navy combat pilot “Andy” Anderson pioneered post-World War II bush service to Alaska’s vast Koyukuk River region serving miners, Natives, sportsmen, geologists, adventurers, and assorted bush rats.

He flew mining equipment, gold, live wolves and sled dogs, you name it – anything needed for life in the bush. He sweated out dozens of dangerous medical-emergency flights, “always at night and in terrible storms.”

Illustrated with 50 historical photos and co-authored by one of Alaska’s most popular writers, Arctic Bush Pilot is an exciting and sometimes nostalgic account of a pioneer pilot and his special place in Alaska aviation history.

Additional information

Author

James Anderson and Jim Rearden

Publisher

Epicenter Press

Pages

251

Product Type

Paperback