North Star Over my Shoulder: A Flying Life [Audiobook] download free by Bob Buck

North Star Over my Shoulder: A Flying Life Audiobook download free by Bob Buck
  • Listen audiobook: North Star Over my Shoulder: A Flying Life
  • Author: Bob Buck
  • Release date: 2005/3/29
  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9780743262309
  • Rating: 9.44 of 10
  • Votes: 188
  • Review by: Denver Martins
  • Review rating: 8.18 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/11
  • Duration: 5H29M55S in 256 kbps (89.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-01
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, MPEG4, WMA, AC3, FLAC, MP3 (compression ALZ, CBZ, ZIP, EML, RAR, LZO, AZW4)
  • Total pages original book: 448
  • Includes a PDF summary of 52 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 39M28S (10.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Captain Robert N. Buck retired from TWA after having flown well over two thousand Atlantic crossings and thirty-seven years of service as chief pilot and director of thunderstorm research. During World War II he was engaged in weather research for the U.S. Air Corps, for which he was awarded, as a civilian, the Air Medal by President Harry Truman. More recently, Buck has worked with the International Civil Aviation Organization - the UN's body for aviation - to develop a new plan of world airspace. In North Star over My Shoulder, Bob Buck tells of a life spent up and over the clouds, and of the wonderful places and marvelous people who have been a part of that life. He captures the feel, taste, and smell of flying's great early era - how the people lived, what they did and felt, and what it was really like to be a part of the world as it grew smaller and smaller. A terrific storyteller and a fascinating man, Bob Buck has turned his well-lived life into a delightful memoir for anyone who remembers when there really was something special in the air.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: General, Memoirs, Aircraft
  • Download servers: FileServe, Mediafire, Torrent, MEGA, FileHosting. Compressed in ALZ, CBZ, ZIP, EML, RAR, LZO, AZW4
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 21.75 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x235x36mm
  • Weight: 503g
  • Printed by: SCRIBNER
  • Published in: New York, United States

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