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The Long Way Home

Dover, Ed

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ISBN 10: 1888962070 / ISBN 13: 9781888962079
Verlag: Paladwr Press, 1999
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Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, a giant four-engine Pan American Airways Boeing flying boat, registered as NC18602, under the command of Captain Robert Ford, embarked on a remarkable journey. Caught en route over the South Pacific at the time of the Japanese attack, Captain Ford and his crew were forced into a flight plan than none of them had anticipated when they left San Francisco on December 1st for what was to have been a routine round trip commercial flight to Auckland, New Zealand. Faced with the threat of interception by Japanese forces, they were ordered to take their strategically valuable aircraft on a globe-girdling, 31,500 mile, six-week odyssey, heading westward mostly across territory that had never been flown over before by such a large commercial aircraft. With no suitable navigation charts, no certainty of obtaining fuel or servicing, and under a total veil of secrecy and radio blackout, they threaded their way across the war zones of the Far East, the Middle East, Africa, the South Atlantic, Brazil, and the Caribbean, to bring their aircraft home safely to New York. This is the story of that his

Über den Autor: Ed Dover joined Pan American in 1942 as a Flight Radio Officer and made many flights aboard Pan Am's flying boats, including several on the Pacific Clipper. With the elimination of radio officers after WW II, he joined the Civil Aeronautics Authority (forerunner of the FAA) and during the early years of his thirty-three year career with the FAA he was assigned communications duties in Hawaii and on remote Pacific Islands, including Midway and Wake Islands. Later he became an air traffic controller in the U.S. He retired from the FAA in 1982 and lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Titel: The Long Way Home

Verlag: Paladwr Press

Erscheinungsdatum: 1999

Einband: Hardcover

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