World War II pilot who became an Alaska aviation pioneer.
Hunt was a dynamic "can do" man with determination, intention, and perseverance. From the cornfields of Iowa to the wilds of Alaska, he lived his life to the fullest.
- Hunt became an Army Air Corp pilot during World War II.
- He flew every kind of plane in the army's inventory including the Memphis Belle B-17
- He flew around the world as a ferry pilot
- Pilot in the Lend-Lease Program
After the War
- Established a new non-scheduled airline in Alaska
- Testified before a United States Senate Select Committee on Small Business
- Salvaged a DC-4 off the ice in Hudson Bay, Canada
- Homesteaded and gold mined in Alaska
- Bush pilot
- Restored and flew retired warbirds
Hunt received many honors, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alaska Aviation Museum Hall of Fame. The Alaska Wing of the Commemorative Air Force was named The Colonel Howard "Mike" Hunt Alaska Wing in his honor.
What readers are saying:
- A well-written and beautiful tale with vivid recollections, pictures, and gripping life moments. Howard John Hunt's life was remarkable and I am honored to read his autobiography. - NetGalleyReviewer
|Publisher:||Fathom Publishing Company|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.48(d)|