THE WELCH AIRPLANE A STORY ABOUT ORIN WELCH AND HIS AIRPLANES [Hardcover] by ...

By: Abel, Drina Welch

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Oversize Hardcover, 1983 First Edition Sunshine House Terra Haute, IN...Near Fine in a VG DJ...Silver cloth/blue titles-corners sharp...minor shelf/edge wear to DJ-now in protective mylar...no notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp...Fascinating history of Orin Welch and his airplanes as told by his sister. He was a pioneer aviator, airplane designer, inventor, CNAC ( China National Aviation Corp) Pilot, and tragically disappeared in World War II flying "over the hump" . "The Hump" was the name given by Allied pilots in the Second World War to the eastern end of the Himalayan Mountains over which they flew military transport aircraft from India to China to resupply the Chinese war effort of Chiang Kai-shek and the units of the United States Army Air Forces based in China. Includes specifications and descriptions of all Welch designed aircraft -Highly Recommended for all aviation fans...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC SSM-12

Title: THE WELCH AIRPLANE A STORY ABOUT ORIN WELCH AND HIS AIRPLANES [Hardcover] by ...

Author Name: Abel, Drina Welch

Categories: Other,

Publisher: The Sunshine House: 1983-01-01

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 5B-PYKC-W8FF