Legendary DC- 3
More Than a Flashlight
ph OtO by Mik E cOlliNs
Together We Fly: Voices From the
DC- 3 is the story of an aircraft
like none other—an icon of an
industry. Seventy-five years after her first flight, crowds still
gather to watch a DC- 3 land,
technicians revel in the sound of her rumbling radial engines, cargo haulers appreciate her ability to stretch to meet impossible demands, and pilots still dream of flying it.
Author Julie Boatman Filucci introduces you to the people that helped make the
DC- 3 greater than the sum of its parts. From the DC- 3’s early development, through
its many historic roles, and into the present, Filucci’s lyrical prose takes you on a human journey of visionaries, engineers, pilots, mechanics, hostesses, and passengers.
From Donald Douglas, who conceived of her, to heroes you know, such as Emily Howell Warner, who was entranced to fly by the plane, Filucci captures them all. Filucci is
a flight instructor, technical writer, and curriculum developer. She holds an airline
transport pilot certificate with a Douglas DC- 3 type rating.
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