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Tales of a Helicopter Pilot

Written by Richard C. Kirkland


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
On Sale: January 17, 2002
Price: $21.95

Richard Kirkland is legendary for his P-38 Lightning missions in the South Pacific theater during WWII. After the war, he realized the potential of Igor Sikorsky’s new flying machine, and he traded in his fighter-pilot wings for rotors. The nerve-racking chopper missions he has flown are the stuff of legend: scrambling... Read more >
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Tales of a Helicopter Pilot

Written by Richard C. Kirkland


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $21.95

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