This is the story of the Race to Alaska, through one of
the most complex waterways in the world. 15 knot currents,
gale force winds, cold water, deep water, logs, bears, cold,
fatigue, and endless unknowns. First prize: $10,000. Second
prize: a set of steak knives.
On that glorious day in May 1963, Gordo Cooper went higher,
farther, and faster than any other American - 22 complete orbits
around the world; he was the last American ever to go into space
alone. And for a brief moment, Gordo Cooper became the greatest
pilot anyone had ever seen.
I still get a little choked up watching
are the airplanes for sale? I
still arrange for ferry pilots to deliver airplanes, but I no
longer broker aircraft for sale.
From 2013: In
the years leading up to World War II, the U.S. army began
planning for wars with a variety of countries, designating each
plan by a different color. The U.S. was prepared on paper
at least to gas its plaid neighbors as an opening volley
in a war. Its no wonder that news of this plan caused a
stir in 1974 when it was declassified.