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# bvc140 Legendary Soviet pilot Valeriy Chkalov book

1987 published in Moscow hard cover with dust jacket magnificent coffee table style book dedicated life of legendary Soviet pilot Valeriy Chkalov. Name of Chkalov is well known in the United States as well.In 1937 his team flown non stop flight Moscow-North Pole-USA on Tupolev`s ANT-25 aircraft.It was one of many record flights performed by Chkalov.One of the book chapters devoted to his first record- the flight over Russian Arctic Ocean- enormous distance 9374 km in 56 hours 20 minutes. Book filled with hundreds of unique photos from museums and Chkalov family archives.A number of memorial photographs in this book are taken in the United States in 1937 as well. Another feature of this historic book is that it brings together the past and the present, the historical and the modern, demonstrating that this remarkable man`s memory not only lives on in the hearts of people but in their deeds and work, and that his legacy remains in many fields, such of training of pilots, the testing of new planes, and the space program. Western aviators of that times called Chkalov `Pilot of pilots, a man born with wings on his back`. Am sure those of you, who are interesting in glorious history of Valeriy Chkalov pilot and a man will be interesting in this special and old book. Only one available. *Availability and price check by e-mail or call.*
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This product was added to our catalog on Friday 13 December, 2002.