Item #31950 The Next Fifty Years of Flight. Bernt as told to Erik Bergaust BALCHEN.
The Next Fifty Years of Flight.

The Next Fifty Years of Flight.

New York: Harper & Brothers, (1954),

First Edition. octavo, blue boards and black cloth in dust jacket. (xx), 214 pp. Harper & Brothers, Item #31950

Speculation on space flight and aeronautics at the start of the Space era. Illustrated. Foreword by Lt. Gen. James H. Doolittle. Bernt Balchen was a Norwegian pioneer polar aviator, navigator, aircraft mechanical engineer and military leader. A Norwegian native, he later became an American citizen and was a recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross. Presentation copy, inscribed and signed by Balchen on the front endpaper, "To Jock & Jimmy, with appreciation of your faith and interest in the future and safety of flying and convertiplanes. Bernt 27 Nov 54. Army 20 Navy 27." Edgewear to jacket.

Price: $55.00