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Sky Birds Dare! (Stories from the Golden Age)

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When it comes to flying gliders, ace pilot Breeze Callaghan is as smooth as they come. He perfects a skill that will prove vitally important for decades to come—even into the jet age, as demonstrated by Captain Sully Sullenberger, who famously landed his disabled passenger plane on the Hudson River.

Sully’s jet was brought down by a flock of geese, while Breeze is going up against a vulture named Badger O’Dowell. Both pilots are vying for a Navy contract, and Badger would love to shoot the Breeze . . . literally. Short of that he’ll do everything he can to sabotage Breeze in flight.

It’s game on, and as Breeze is about to discover, Badger’s an expert at playing dirty. And there’s much more than money at stake: there’s his reputation, his life, and his love of a beautiful woman. A storm is brewing, and as for danger, the sky’s the limit when Sky Birds Dare!

During his undergraduate days, L. Ron Hubbard served as the president of the George Washington Glider Club. He held numerous records for sustained powerless flight and was renowned for his wild aerial antics that, according to an eyewitness, “made women scream and strong men weep.” In short, there wasn’t a single flying feat in Sky Birds Dare! that Hubbard himself hadn’t dared to do on his own.

"Highly recommended for aviation action/adventure pulp fiction fans." —Midwest Book Review

Synopsis:

Ace glider pilot Breeze Callahan tries to sell the Navy on using his gliders in the war effort. But Breeze soon has a war on his hands when a ruthless competitor wants the Navy to buy training ships instead, and is willing to use any means of sabotage and betrayal to get the contract.

Synopsis:

Step back in time with this riveting tale of daredevils, pilots and brutal madmen. Ace glider pilot Breeze Callaghan is trying to demonstrate to the Navy the value of gliders and gliding techniques in war. There are two ways Breeze believes they can be used to aid the war effort: they'll keep a plane aloft when engines cut out, and gliders will be able to enter enemy airspace silently—a perfect way to spy undetected.

 

Callahan's ruthless competitor, Badger O'Dowell, has other ideas. Badger's determined to get the Navy to buy his training ships instead. When testing gets underway to prove the mettle of their designs, sabotage and betrayal threaten to destroy not only Callahan's dream of glider flight in war, but also his life.  "Highly recommended for aviation action/adventure pulp fiction fans." —Midwest Book Review

Synopsis:

When it comes to gliders, ace pilot Breeze Callaghan is as smooth as they come. He perfects a skill that will prove vital for decades to come—as demonstrated by Captain Sully Sullenberger, who famously landed his disabled passenger plane on the Hudson River. Vying for a Navy contract, Breeze is going up against a vulture named Badger O’Dowell. But there’s more than money at stake: there’s his reputation, his life, and his love of a beautiful woman. And as for danger, the sky’s the limit when Sky Birds Dare!

  "Highly recommended for aviation action/adventure pulp fiction fans." —Midwest Book Review

About the Author

With 19 New York Times bestsellers and more than 230 million copies of his works in circulation, L. Ron Hubbard is among the most acclaimed and widely read authors of our time. As a leading light of American Pulp Fiction through the 1930s and '40s, he is further among the most influential authors of the modern age. Indeed, from Ray Bradbury to Stephen King, there is scarcely a master of imaginative tales who has not paid tribute to L. Ron Hubbard.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592122318
Author:
Hubbard, L. Ron
Publisher:
Galaxy Press (CA)
Author:
Yurchak, Molly
Author:
Silverman, Mark
Author:
Yurchak, Michael
Author:
Ruppert, Tait
Author:
Daley, R. F.
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
PILOT
Subject:
Air Adventure
Subject:
Betrayal
Subject:
Popular Fiction - Adventure
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
a war story
Subject:
fiction stories
Subject:
Book-on-CD
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Suspense
Subject:
1940, 20th century, action, action-packed, adventure, adventurers, aeronautical, all
Subject:
s fair in love and war, audio book, audio story, audiobook, aviation companies, beautiful woman, best historical fiction, best selling author, book club, book on tape, books for boys, books for men, books on audio, break the rules, Classic, cliffhanger, C
Subject:
s day, favorite books, fearless, flying gliders, game is on, gift for dad, gift for father, glider, gliders, good ending, good woman, great audio books, great story, handsome, hepburn, Heroism, high interest, Historical fiction, honor, honor and glory, Hu
Edition Description:
First Edition, Unabridged
Series:
Stories from the Golden Age
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.38 x 5.88 x 0.5 in 0.3 lb

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Popular Fiction » Adventure
Fiction and Poetry » Popular Fiction » Contemporary Thrillers
Fiction and Poetry » Popular Fiction » Suspense

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"Synopsis" by ,
Ace glider pilot Breeze Callahan tries to sell the Navy on using his gliders in the war effort. But Breeze soon has a war on his hands when a ruthless competitor wants the Navy to buy training ships instead, and is willing to use any means of sabotage and betrayal to get the contract.

"Synopsis" by ,

Step back in time with this riveting tale of daredevils, pilots and brutal madmen. Ace glider pilot Breeze Callaghan is trying to demonstrate to the Navy the value of gliders and gliding techniques in war. There are two ways Breeze believes they can be used to aid the war effort: they'll keep a plane aloft when engines cut out, and gliders will be able to enter enemy airspace silently—a perfect way to spy undetected.

 

Callahan's ruthless competitor, Badger O'Dowell, has other ideas. Badger's determined to get the Navy to buy his training ships instead. When testing gets underway to prove the mettle of their designs, sabotage and betrayal threaten to destroy not only Callahan's dream of glider flight in war, but also his life.  "Highly recommended for aviation action/adventure pulp fiction fans." —Midwest Book Review

"Synopsis" by ,

When it comes to gliders, ace pilot Breeze Callaghan is as smooth as they come. He perfects a skill that will prove vital for decades to come—as demonstrated by Captain Sully Sullenberger, who famously landed his disabled passenger plane on the Hudson River. Vying for a Navy contract, Breeze is going up against a vulture named Badger O’Dowell. But there’s more than money at stake: there’s his reputation, his life, and his love of a beautiful woman. And as for danger, the sky’s the limit when Sky Birds Dare!

  "Highly recommended for aviation action/adventure pulp fiction fans." —Midwest Book Review

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