Corsair 747: 32 years of Jumbo Service (English)  9781916039681

Corsair 747: 32 years of Jumbo Service (English)

Product code 9781916039681




€ 36.65


Publisher/Brand Astral Horizon

Author Guy Van Herbruggen

Format 235 x 235 mm

No. Pages 288

Version Hard cover

Language English

Category Books on aviation

Subcategory Civil Aviation » Airline Companies

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This is the story of 32 years of Boeing 747 jumbo jet service with French leisure carrier Corsair, bringing together the individual history of their 24 747s, and two in-depth historical essays: the story of the Boeing 747, and the complete story of Corsair through four eventful decades. Also included is a detailed technical description of the 747, and a special history of the only French 747SP. The heart of the book is the employee memories, from warzones to Caribbean paradise. 288 pages and over 500 photos and illustrations. Also published in French language. 

About the Author Guy Van Herbruggen is an aviation archivist and researcher. Guy Van Herbruggen began a lifelong love of aviation when at the age of six he flew on a Sabena SE-210 Caravelle from Brussels to Tunis with his parents. Guy started flying gliders at the age of fourteen and earned his FAA Professional Pilot IFR Multiengine licence in 1991 followed by a flight engineer certificate with a Boeing 727 typerating. Today Guy is an engineering manager at Fedex Express. He resides in Ottignies, Belgium, with his wife France and their twin children, where he has restored Sabena s first Boeing 707 simulator, build by Curtiss-Wright in 1959. He is also an occasional contributor to Aviation News and Propliner magazines.

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