By William S. Walker

In the summer time of 2015 aviation author William Walker, joined through fellow pilot Albert Finocchiaro, flew from coastal South Carolina to Fairbanks, Alaska, in Walker's 1956 tailwheel Cessna 172. Flying low and sluggish up in the course of the American heartland, throughout Canada and alongside the famed 1,387-mile Alaska road after which again, the 2 pilots accomplished a 7,000-mile flying trip of discovery. Walker's targeted, day-by-day flight notes shape the center of his ebook, Alaska street Flight Log. The booklet was once written to supply in prolonged shape, the main points of a cross-continent trip that's at or close to the head of such a lot normal aviation pilots' trip want lists. 

The Alaska road Flight Log began as a five-part sequence of articles in General Aviation information in 2016. Reader response to the sequence was once hugely favorable, resulting in a diffusion of the tales to a full-length booklet. Alaska road Flight Log is entire with distinctive maps, an in-depth log, exhibiting the person legs of the journey and a suite of the easiest of greater than 2,000 electronic images taken through the flying trip. "The journey to Alaska did no longer disappoint in anyway," Walker writes. "It is one of these final trips for aviators since it takes such a lot of them thoroughly out in their cozy environments, now not for only a four-hour stint or for 4 days, yet for weeks or longer. We have been within the air seventy four hours, flying greater than 7,000 miles. It used to be most likely the longest flying journey i'll ever adopt and maybe the easiest i'll ever fly, even though i'm hoping there's even greater to come."

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