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Race to Hawaii: The 1927 Dole Air Derby and the Thrilling First Flights That Opened the Pacific

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   Today, a trip to Hawaii is a simple six-hour flight from the West Coast, but almost a century ago, it was a nerve-wracking and twenty-six-hour journey across 2,400 miles of the open Pacific. Race to Hawaii chronicles the thrilling first flights during the Golden Age of Aviation, a time when new airplanes traveled farther and faster but were also unreliable, fragile, and ...more
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Expected publication: August 1st 2018 by Chicago Review Press
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