I’d Rather Be Flying: Airborne Life and Times of Ted Pearcey


Author: Gary J. Hebbard
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x .29 in
Weight: .351 kg
Published: June 16, 2000
ISBN: 9781894294201

From as early as fourteen, Ted Pearcey wanted to be a pilot.

Journey with him as his boyhood dream becomes a reality. With more than 20,000 hours in command of various types of aircraft, Pearcey forged a career any pilot would be proud of, climbing the aviation ladder from a mere runway helper, toan aircraft dispatcher, and ultimately aircraft pilot. Stories of daring landings, mid-air mechanical failures, and numerous other potential tragedies puts the life of a pilot into perspective leaving the reader with an unquestionable new respect for the profession.

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