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Nine Lives of an Alaska Bush Pilot Kenneth Eichner

Nine Lives of an Alaska Bush Pilot

Kenneth Eichner

Published December 31st 2002
ISBN : 9780966251715
Hardcover
351 pages
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Drawn to Alaska in search of Adventure in 1938, Ken Eichner found himself scratching out a living on the wooden streets of Ketchikan. Enraptured with aviation, Eichner soon followed his heart again, and scraped together the money for flying lessons.MoreDrawn to Alaska in search of Adventure in 1938, Ken Eichner found himself scratching out a living on the wooden streets of Ketchikan. Enraptured with aviation, Eichner soon followed his heart again, and scraped together the money for flying lessons. The result was one of Alaskas best-known rescue pilots, famous for taking a helicopter wherever it needed to go to save lives, often at the risk of his own. (352 pages, 4 maps, 128 photographs.)