The Wings of Man

The Wings of Man

The Wings of Man - The Story of Eastern Air Lines as Told by Its People is a collection of over seventy stories written by pilots, flight attendants, management and ground staff of the iconic Eastern Air Lines, an airline that was an industry pioneer for decades. The book recalls Eastern's proud history of aviation firsts, features stories about important events and recollections about the people who built Eastern, including Captain Eddie Rickenbacker, Floyd Hall, Capt. Dick Merrill, CFO Charlie Simons, VP Russ Ray, and President Sam Higginbottom. Besides the stories, the book is chock full of beautiful color and vintage photographs of aircraft and people, as well as images of rare and nostalgic collector's memorabilia. This book has something for everyone.

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