Ol' Shakey: Memories of a Flight Engineer

Ol' Shakey: Memories of a Flight Engineer

by Gene Fish


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After a lifetime of flying, with experience ranging from novice airman to Director of Training and Standards and pilot examiner for a top name in aviation training organization, there’s little Gene Fish hasn’t seen. Ol’ Shakey: Memories of a Flight Engineer shares some of the most memorable stories of Gene’s career as a Flight Engineer flying in the Douglas C-124 Globemaster II, nicknamed “Ol’ Shakey” – an aircraft that had a habit of keeping the flight crews on their toes dealing with quirky malfunctions. From a colorful layover at Midway Island to kite-flying at Pope Air Force Base, to overspeeding propellers, Gene’s stories will entertain military personnel, aviators and anyone who is enthusiastic about the romance of flying – and gives a glimpse of the reality behind that romance.

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ISBN-13: 9781635242430
Publisher: LitFire Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 09/28/2016
Pages: 294
Sales rank: 272,365
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

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