Wheels, skiis & floats: the northern adventures of a pioneer pilot
By: Burton, EC, Grant, Robert
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 8.5" X 5.5"
Publication Date: 1998
PR Highlights: The story of one of Canada's pioneering pilots.
PHOTO Highlights: 50 b/w photos & sketches throughout.
Description: Wheels, Skis and Floats tells the story of one of Canada's pioneering pilots. For an adventurous young Englishman, the early years of aviation offered much in the way of challenges and excitement. In the right place ant the right time, Ed Burton was able to fly practically every type of airplane as it came into service.
Wheels, Skis and Floats tells the story of one of Canada's pioneering pilots. From barnstorming and instructing in the Royal Flying Corps to delivering mail and bush flying with Ontario Provincial Air Service, Burton's exploits are vividly recounted. Diaries, newspaper clippings, personal letters and sketches, as well as an impressive collection of photographs contribute to the background of this very interesting book.