|Amazon Price||New from||Used from|
Highly recommend this book to any aviation enthusiast.
One thing I liked about this book is Kittinger does not "name drop" and try to drag down others (like other pilots have done in thier books).
Kittinger's selfless "Generosity" in faithfully recognizing the contributions others, great and small, made to all of his achievements.
If you like aviation history, you'll enjoy this book. A very good read. Col. Kittenger has an interesting story that goes well beyond Excelsior.Published 15 hours ago by Robert Blanken
I read the book and don't understand the negative reviews. The book is obviously not intended to be about the 102,800 foot jump, Col. Read morePublished 1 month ago by John Fischer
Recommend this book for anyone interested in our American Hero, Joe Kittinger. Col. Kittinger was the REAL First Man in Space.Published 3 months ago by Joseph
I really enjoyed this book. I wish there was a bit more information on his family but otherwise a good book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by PedroPat
Enjoyable trip through the beginnings of space flight. Joe Kittinger made it an easy but interesting read. Quite a guy!!!Published 7 months ago by Ruth Marks
This is an incredible book. I was very thrilled with it. Col. Kittinger also overs to autograph the book. GreatPublished 9 months ago by Vivia
Way too much use of "they"
Aircraft are mentioned ("corporate jet", "B-66") but not identified - this is a pilot's book for goodness sake! Read more
This bio is an outstanding depiction of a life overflowing with aviation adventures among many others. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Kris Pittman
Interesting story by an important aerospace pioneer. It was a time when dedicated men were doing amazing things, and, in this case, on very small budgets. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Bernard A. Biales