Flying the Andes: The Story of Pan American Grace Airways and Commercial Aviation in South America, 1926-1967


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Drawing on the journals of General Harold R. Harris, interviews, and the first hand knowledge of Krusen, who was himself a pilot for Pan American-Grace Airways (or Panagra), this book chronicles the history of the airline from 1926 until its acquisition by Braniff in 1967. Many b&w photos and maps support the story of the personalities and machines that took the airline through from the era of prop planes flying at their ceilings over Andean summits through WWII and on to the jet age. Paper edition (unseen), $18.95. ...