Wings Above the Arctic

Wings Above the Arctic

A Photographic History of Arctic Aviation

Book - 2002
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Less a history than a collection of historical vignettes illustrated with photographs, this work narrates pieces of arctic aviation from 1926 to the present, discussing American, Canadian, and Russian expeditions. The photographs are at the center of the work, depicting the planes that flew above the arctic and the pilots that flew them. Distributed by Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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WINGS ABOVE THE ARCTIC is the first comprehensive photographic history of arctic aviation. Author Bruce McAllister has interviewed many veteran arctic pilots, some in their nineties, and gathered photographs from dozens of sources around the world. There are chapters on Russian, Canadian, and U.S. pilots who have accomplished extraordinary flying feats in the Arctic.

Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Roundup Press, c2002
ISBN: 9780963881786
Characteristics: 228 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 22 x 28 cm


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