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Alaska's Bush Planes Alaska's Bush Planes
Loaded with a large selection of photographs of small aircraft including float, ski wheel, and amphibian planes. Also included is information on the challenging weather conditions that pilots face, the types of cargo and missions they fly and their destinations. By Ned Rozell, Harmon "Bud" Helmericks, 80 pages, April, 2004. Hardcover.
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Alaska from the Air Alaska from the Air
A large-format photo book, one of fourteen by Fred Hirschmann. Beautiful color photos of the spectacular Alaska scenery taken from the air - as we can see it from our own airplane. Very motivating to see Alaska's mountains, wilderness and glaciers from above. It makes it crystal clear that there is no other part of the world that comes close to matching Alaska's mystery, wilderness, and unbelievable panoramas of seemingly endless spectaclar mountain ranges. Hardcover, 144 pages.
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Bush Pilots of Alaska Bush Pilots of Alaska
Incredible photography of floatplanes, skiplanes, and balloon tire Super Cubs flying in the Alaska wilderness to remote lakes, glaciers, and gravel strips with majestic snow-peaked mountains as the background. Hardcover, 144 pages.
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Wings Above the Arctic: A Photographic History of Arctic Aviation Wings Above the Arctic
A Photographic History of Arctic Aviation
June, 2003, By by Bruce McAllister, 228 pages.
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The Milepost 2005 The Milepost 2005
Trip Planner for Alaska and Western Canada with Plan-a-Trip Map
Geared primarily for those driving the Alaska Highway, it includes complete hotel information and a great map of the region. More than 500 color photos, 100 maps; 57th edition. March, 2005.

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Frontier Flight Frontier Flight
Alaska Geographic

(Vol 25, No 4)
The story of Alaska Aviation including all facets from early history to current military, commercial, bush and pleasure flying. 125 photographs. By Alaska Geographic Society, Penny Rennick, 112 pages.

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Flying the Alaska Wild Flying the Alaska Wild
The Adventures and Misadventures of an Alaska Bush Pilot
A collection of fascinating stories about the rough-and-tumble life of an Alaskan bush pilot--straight from the pilot's seat. Recounting twenty-plus years of adventures, skilled storyteller Mort Mason presents his own death-defying tales, and also tells the legendary stories of other old-time bush pilots. 336 pages.

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Arctic Bush Pilot Arctic Bush Pilot
From Combat Flying to Flying Alaska's Northern Wilderness
Backed by Wien Airlines, former Navy combat pilot "Andy" Anderson pioneered post-war bush service to Alaska's Koyukuk River region, serving miners, Natives, sportsmen, geologists, and adventurers. Besides passengers, he hauled everything needed for bush life, plus mining equipment, gold, live wolves and sled dogs. By James Anderson, Jim Rearden, 352 pages

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Bush Pilot Angler: A Memoir Bush Pilot Angler
A Memoir
As one of the world's foremost salmon anglers, as well as a skilled airplane pilot and explorer, Lee Wulff's extraordinary memoir shares the story of the years in which he pioneered the salmon and brook trout fishers on the remote coast of northeastern Newfoundland and Labrador. Having established outpost camps by boat, he quickly learned that getting clients and supplies in and out would require a plane. Through the 1940s and early 50s, Wulff ferried anglers into isolated lakes and rivers by flying them in with a J3 Cub on floats. By Lee Wulff, 224 pages
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Wager with the Wind Wager with the Wind
The Don Sheldon Story
Glacier landings, mountain side rescues and taking Bush flying to the edge of it's possibilities were among Don Sheldon's amazing pioneering efforts. 258 pages.

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Frank Barr: Bush Pilot in Alaska and the Yukon Frank Barr:
Bush Pilot in Alaska and the Yukon
By Dermot Cole, 115 pages.

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Alaska's Sky Follies: The Funny Side of Flying in the Far North Alaska's Sky Follies
The Funny Side of Flying in the Far North
By Joe Rychetnik, Sandy Jamieson (Illustrator)

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The Arctic Fox: Bush Pilot of the North Country The Arctic Fox:
Bush Pilot of the North Country
By Don C. Braun, 292 pages.

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In the Shadow of Eagles: From Barnstormer to Alaska Bush Pilot, a Flyer's Story (Caribou Classics) In the Shadow of Eagles
From Barnstormer to Alaska Bush Pilot, a Flyer's Story
By Rudy Billberg, Jim Rearden, 352 pages.

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Rods & Wings: A History of the Fishing Lodge Business in Bristol Bay, Alaska Rods & Wings
A History of the Fishing Lodge Business in Bristol Bay, Alaska
By Bo Bennett, 384 pages, Hardcover

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Mercy Pilot: The Joe Crosson Story Mercy Pilot
The Joe Crosson Story
By Dirk Tordoff, 224 pages
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Guide to Bush Flying Guide to Bush Flying:
Concepts and Techniques for the Pro
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Heroes of the Horizon: Flying Adventures of Alaska's Legendary Bush Pilots Heroes of the Horizon
Flying Adventures of Alaska's Legendary Bush Pilots
Exciting stories of 28 veteran bush pilots who flew in Alaska's golden age of aviation, from the 1930s through the 1950s. By Gerry Bruder, 279 pages.

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Wings Over the Alaska Highway Wings Over The Alaska Highway
The history of the Alaska Highway in photos. Of greatest interest to aviators are the photos of all the airports and emergency landing strips along the Highway - many of which are used on a light plane flight to Alaska. By Bruce McAllister, Peter Corley Smith, 208 pages.
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True North: Exploring the Great Wilderness by Bush Plane True North
Exploring the Great Wilderness by Bush Plane
Bush pilot George Erickson captures the exhilarating thrill of roughing it in the wild, as well as evoking the sheer romance of adventuring in the far reaches of North America. Flying solo in his Piper Cub floatplane, Erickson takes readers on an unforgettable journey through the pristine landscapes of Alaska, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories, landing on unexplored lakes and rivers to set up camp. By George Erickson; July, 2003; 328 pages.

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The Immortal Beaver: The World's Greatest Bush Plane The Immortal Beaver
The World's Greatest Bush Plane

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Adventures of a Bush Pilot Adventures of a Bush Pilot

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Water Flying Concepts : An Advanced Text on Wilderness Water Flying Water Flying Concepts
An Advanced Text on Wilderness Water Flying
Going beyond the basic how-to guide, this handy reference provides pilots with all the knowledge needed to get the best performance from a seaplane. Discussions include takeoff performance and techniques, external loads, and reducing water drag. Planning and flying a trip into the deep wilderness, including wilderness preparedness, navigation, and operations, is covered. Also discussed are center-of-gravity effects on seaplanes, stability on water, fuels and fueling, mooring, and seaplane camping. Second edition (April 1, 2003), By Dale Remer and ASA, 404 pages.
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Denali : Reflections of a Naturalist Denali
Reflections of a Naturalist
30 years of photographing nature and wildlife in Alaska's Denali National Park include 100 of his favorite photos in this exquisite book. By Kennan Ward, 160 pages
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Going to Extremes Going to Extremes

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Looking for Alaska Looking for Alaska
by Peter Jenkins, September, 2002. 448 pages.
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The Reader's Companion to Alaska The Reader's Companion to Alaska

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Coming Into The Country Coming Into The Country

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Alaska - by James A. Michener Alaska
James A. Michener
1088 pages

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Alaska: Images of the Country Alaska
Images of the Country
Structured around John McPhee's book "Coming into the Country", giving an insightful description of Alaska as a place, and its inhabitants. Capturing the essence of this book, McPhee describes the role of the 55 gallon steel drum in the Alaskan landscape, illustrating how a bright place can still have a dark soul. By John McPhee, Galen Rowell, 145 pages, Hardcover.
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Alaska Magazine Subscription Alaska Magazine Subscription
Alaska: the magazine about life on the last frontier. Discover the people, places and personality. Enjoy breath-taking photography. See how pioneer grit, frontier independence, and Native American lifestyles have influenced today's Alaska. For dreamers, adventurers, sportsmen or travelers---get to know what's going on in Alaska and how to enjoy this fabulous state to the fullest.
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Alaska Atlas and Gazetteer Alaska Atlas and Gazetteer
By DeLorme Publishing, 5th edition (January, 2004), 156 pages.

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