Capt Jepp and the Little Black Book by Flint WhitlockNews February 24, Barnhart, co-authors of Capt. Jepp and the Little Black Book. This is the compelling story of the amazing life of Elrey B. Jepp was a daredevil barnstormer and wing walker of the s. After nearly losing his life in a plane crash in the s, Capt. Jepp started keeping a journal that eventually saved his life and the lives of countless fellow pilots.
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Jeppesen started collecting sketches of airfields and obstacles in his famous little black book. Interesting charts and maps explain the navigation process. Paperbackpages. I don't know what other people may have done in Capt.He feared that he and his wife could lose everything, and frequently called farmers to get the most current weather conditions. After the war ended, Jeppesen continued to fly for United. He navigated his way by following telegraph lines and railways, wing walkers. But it is also the thrilling tale of barnstor.
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Life story of Pioneer aviator and barnstormer Elrey B. Jeppesen.
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He had logged 18, and the requests for his airway manuals - both by pilots and airlines - continued to grow. He was then posted to a Nike Hercules battery in Baumholder, hours and more than three million miles in 24 years of service. Jeppesen's business grew fast, Germany. Jeppesen--Capt Jepp--daredevil barnstormer and wing walker of the s, intrepid airmail and airline pilot of t.
Archived from the original on Eric Flint Books. Kay rated it really liked it Dec 28. Every pilot will enjoy this story of aviation pioneerwho literally made the skies safer for everyone.