North Star Over My Shoulder

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  1. colomtnflyer

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    North Star Over My Shoulder, by Robert "Bob" Buck

    It is already in circulation. Tony Condon had it, but I believe it has moved on to another reader already.
     
  2. t0r0nad0

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    I'd like to borrow this one, whoever has it...
     
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    gprellwitz Touchdown! Greaser!

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    I've got it, and Leslie's next. Ah, nepotism :). PM me your address and we'll send it to you when she's finished!
     
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    PM Sent... thanks!
     
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    you'll love it PJ, its great!
     
  6. t0r0nad0

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    I've heard nothing but good things about it... Read, Leslie, Read!!! :)
     
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    She can't read it until I've finished! I'm about 55% done at this point. And yes, it's a great book. His passing was a real loss.
     
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    Okay, I've finished it, and again, it's a great book! He was one of us! Leslie's opted to pass on it for now, so I will be sending it on to PJ as soon as I get to the post office.
     
  9. t0r0nad0

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    I got it! Thanks Grant! I'll post again when finished...

    Great timing too, I'm on vacation next week.
     
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    A very, very good read. A pilots pilot, and he wrote quite well.
     
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    I read it a few months ago. Couldn't put it down. My dad has it now.

    Try Weather Flying, too when you get a chance. Also by Capt. Buck.

    Rich
     
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    I've got both, if anyone wants a copy, drop me a pm.
     
  13. t0r0nad0

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    I've just finished the book and it was wonderful! It's available for the next person...
     
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    PJ,
    I'd like that one. Just send it in the box I sent you. Did you get it yet by the way?

    -Doug
     
  15. t0r0nad0

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    No, haven't gotten it yet, but will send you this book when I do.
     
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    This one is available again. PM if you want it. Great book.
     
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    Ok, so I've had this one for almost a year now. I found it in my bookcase and had forgotten about it. If anyone wants it PM me. If not it goes back to Ric. Great book , by the way.
     
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    colomtnflyer Cleared for Takeoff

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    PM me for my new address, if no one else asks for the book, Doug.

    Ric
     
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    I haven't heard much about the status of the books I sent out a few months ago. If you guys have them, please make sure they keep going around. They don't need to sit on someone's book shelf. I'd like anyone who wants to to have the opportunity to get a chance.
     
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    I still have One, waiting for Leslie to get to it. She tends to be backed up on her reading list, so if someone wants to cut in line, let me know.
     
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    Read it. It's an awesome story. It was a gift from a non pilot friend. I still have my copy.
     
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  22. colomtnflyer

    colomtnflyer Cleared for Takeoff

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    I just got this back from drafttek, so it is once again available!

    Just drop me a PM!

    PS- Thanks to everyone for keeping it in great shape! It's fun to see where the book has been during it's travels....
     
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    Both are good, but I liked Weather Flying better. Another one I think it better is Fate is the Hunter, by Ernest K. Gann is similar to North Star over my Shoulder (both are classic tales of the flying careers of their respective authors). Buck is great on the technical stuff, but Gann tells a better story.
     
  24. David_L_Wilson

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    I have a copy of the book. PM me if you want me to send it. It is a great read.
     
  25. spiderweb

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    What a great book. I even read portions of it aloud to my mother, who, at age 72, had a few occasions to ride in the venerable DC3. Just an incredible book.
     
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    If one of the copies is still being sent around I'd like the next one. I'll reimburse the postage of course....
    HC 65 Box 20N
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