Alaska Flying

Alaska Flying

Subtitle : Surviving Incidents & Accidents
Author : Jake Jacobson
ISBN No. : 9781594336140


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Book : Alaska Flying

ISBN Number : 9781594336140
Book Name : Alaska Flying (Surviving Incidents & Accidents)
Book Pages : 224
Book Size : 6X9
Book Weight : 0.86

ALASKA FLYING: Surviving Incidents and Accidents encompass many short stories about Jake’s experiences gained from 1967 to the present as a pilot in Alaska. Though he logged time as pilot in command in other parts of the world, including Southern Rhodesia, Namibia, Australia, Bolivia, Hawaii, Arizona and other locations, the stories in this collection relate exclusively to Alaskan flying.

Author : Jake Jacobson

Author Tag Line : Alaska?s Favorite Real Life Wilderness Storyteller

Jake Jacobson, a resident of rural Alaska ? guiding hunters since 1967 has held Alaska Master Guide license #54 since 1984. Jake came to Alaska as an Indian Health Service itinerant dentist traveling to bush villages for two years, then he traveled throughout Alaska as a private dentist for 18 years. Jake lived in Kotzebue, Alaska located 37 miles north of the Arctic Circle for 20 years. He returns to his lodge 118 miles north of Kotzebue to conduct big game hunts and fishing trips during August and September annually. He resides for the rest of the year in Kodiak, Alaska. Jake is owner and founder of Arctic Rivers Guide & Booking Service. He has flown as a Commercial Instrument rated pilot since 1970, accumulating over 10,000 hours as pilot in command of single engine bush planes, logging hours in Southern Rhodesia, Namibia, Australia, Bolivia, Hawaii, Arizona and other areas. He holds a 100 Ton Mariner's Captain license, with service primarily in the Gulf of Alaska, the Bering Sea and Kodiak Archipelago waters. He fished commercially for herring, crab, halibut and salmon. Jake filmed and produced dozens of promotional films and videos in Alaska, Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia and several African countries. He has co-authored several peer review papers which can be seen by googling Sterile Sitka Blacktail Deer. He speaks American, Spanish and can get by in German. After years of scribbling down highlights of events, Jake began writing stories for magazines, then published his first book: ALASKA HUNTING: Earthworms to Elephants in 2013. In the fall of 2014 he released his second collection of short stories: ALASKA TALES: Laughs and Surprises. ALASKA FLYING: Surviving Incidents and Accidents is his third book.

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Weight 0.86 lbs


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