Confessions of an Airline Pilot

Confessions of an Airline Pilot

by Clyde E. Roach
     
 

Clyde Roach tells the story of his long career with Eastern Air Lines. It's all there: from his boyhood in Miami, Fl. through war-time experiences dropping airborne troops from a C-47 over Normandy, to crash landing a Boeing 727 at Carswell Air Force Base, ditching in the English Channel and investigating the crash of Arrow Air DC-8 at Gander Newfoundland which… See more details below

Overview

Clyde Roach tells the story of his long career with Eastern Air Lines. It's all there: from his boyhood in Miami, Fl. through war-time experiences dropping airborne troops from a C-47 over Normandy, to crash landing a Boeing 727 at Carswell Air Force Base, ditching in the English Channel and investigating the crash of Arrow Air DC-8 at Gander Newfoundland which cost the lives of 250 servicemen.
About the Author
Born Miami, Florida 1921
Education: Public schools Dade County, Aviation Cadet
Military service: Private to Captain, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with cluster.
Work: 40 years Eastern Air Lines as cleaner, commissary clerk, co-pilot, test pilot, Line Captain, Check Captain, FAA designee, safety representative, aeronautical consulant.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781878853677
Publisher:
Williams & Company, Publishers
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Pages:
160

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