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  • Author:
    Howie Keefe
  • ISBN:
    1560276436
  • ISBN13:
    978-1560276432
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    Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc.; 2007 edition (April 1, 2007)
  • Pages:
    368 pages
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Howie Keefe takes you behind the scenes to get a personal glimpse into the amazing and precarious world of air racing. Many World War II historians feel the Army Air Corps’ North American P-51 Mustang was the vehicle that truly ended the war in 1945.

Howie Keefe takes you behind the scenes to get a personal glimpse into the amazing and precarious world of air racing. The designers of this famed aircraft manufactured a fast, maneuverable single-engine fighter that to this day is still considered one of the most beautiful examples of the culmination of aviation art and science in the world.

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With Galloping On Wings, the wondering what it is like is answered in spades and does it ever sound like fun (except on the wallet), the dreaming will always go on though. This is the first book written by an Unlimited air racing pilot from the modern era, 1964 to the present. Howie Keefe has had a long and distinguished career as a pilot which he covers in the book. He started flying before WW2 in a Piper Cub while in the Civilian Pilot Training (CPT) program, after WW2 started, Howie received a commission in the navy and became an instructor, his stories show that being an instructor could be tedious, but also hair raising.

The famed P-51 Mustang, one of the most recognizable aircrafts of the World War II era, is at the heart of this enthralling memoir

The famed P-51 Mustang, one of the most recognizable aircrafts of the World War II era, is at the heart of this enthralling memoir. This entertaining biography chronicles how, just as the sport began to experience an explosive period of growth, Keefe was winning trophy after trophy in air races across the country.

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The legendary P-51 Mustang 'Miss America'. Diary of an air race pilot. Cross-country races, navigation and IFR flying, pylon races at Reno, Mojave, San Diego, Miami and Cape May.

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Galloping on Wings With The P-51 Mustang. 9 Estimated 10K+ Copies Sold. Howie Keefe takes you behind the scenes to get a personal glimpse into the amazing and precarious world of air racing. Howie Keefe started his flying career in 1941 flying a Piper J-3 Cub on skis while in the Civilian Pilot Training (CPT) program.

The Galloping Ghost was a P-51D Mustang air racer flown by Jimmy Leeward

The Galloping Ghost was a P-51D Mustang air racer flown by Jimmy Leeward. It was a former military aircraft that had undergone major modifications, including shortening of the wings and horizontal tail, in addition to other modifications to reduce the aircraft's drag. S/n 44-15651 was manufactured in 1944, and had been owned by Aero Trans Corp. DBA in Ocala, Florida.

alloping on Wings with the P-51 Mustangis the action-packed autobiography by air race pilot Howie Keefe. The airplane became an icon within racing circles and is still racing today. owie Keefe, USNR (retired), takes you behind the scenes to get a personal glimpse into the amazing and precarious world of air racing. Galloping on Wings is the story of this distinguished aircraft and the man who flew her through both trying times and victory. Many World War II historians feel the Army Air Corps?

Howie Keefe takes you behind the scenes to get a personal glimpse into the amazing and precarious world of air racing. The author’s thrill-a-minute account is an inspiring chronicle of his many fascinating adventures from a lifetime of aviation exploits. Ride along at over 400 mph as he describes remarkable events from his early days of training to setting records and winning trophy after trophy in numerous Unlimited Class Air Races at Reno, Cape May, Miami, and more.Howie Keefe started his flying career in 1941 flying a Piper J-3 Cub on skis while in the Civilian Pilot Training (CPT) program. After the Navy gave him a pair of gold wings, and retiring from military service in 1950, Howie found a surplus North American P-51, and highly modified it — then flew it to victory at the air races under the name “Miss America.” The airplane became an icon within racing circles and is still racing today. Galloping on Wings is the story of this distinguished aircraft and the man who flew her through both trying times and victory.Many World War II historians feel the Army Air Corps’ North American P-51 Mustang was the vehicle that truly ended the war in 1945. The designers of this famed aircraft manufactured a fast, maneuverable single-engine fighter that to this day is still considered one of the most beautiful examples of the culmination of aviation art and science in the world. The legendary P-51 has acquired an almost mythical quality and remains one of the most recognizable and revered aircraft of all time.