The Smell Of Kerosene: A Test Pilot's Odyssey
by Donald L. Mallick
Publisher: University Press of the Pacific 2005
Number of pages: 252
The Smell of Kerosene tells the dramatic story of a NASA research pilot who logged over 11,000 flight hours in more than 125 types of aircraft. Donald Mallick gives the reader fascinating first- hand descriptions of his early naval flight training, carrier operations, and his research flying career with NASA and its predecessor agency, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA).
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