FLY THE BIGGEST PIECE BACK.

By: Smith, Steve

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Smith, Steve. FLY THE BIGGEST PIECE BACK. 4to illus. Missoula: Mountain Press Publ. Co. xviii + 278 p. 1979 1st Ed. ISBN: 0-87842-108-4. Soft Cover. [Cat. 2017] 17-0144 z. –The history of Johnson Flying Service of Missoula MT from 1928 to 1977. Bob Johnson started by offering sightseeing trips, and branched out looking for lost livestock. Later, he started flying for the Forest Service to spot forest fires. He also dropped food by parachute to fire fighting crews. Then he was taking smoke jumpers into the air, and supplying fire crews with supplies and food. His mainstay was Forest Service work and cargo hauling. The title of the book was based on the number of planes that made it back with pieces missing from accidents or crashes. Prior owner’s label on end paper. Near Fine Paperback [$20] $18

Title: FLY THE BIGGEST PIECE BACK.

Author / Maker: Smith, Steve

Categories: Biography & Autobiography, Science & Technology, United States, State & Local, Air Sports, Historical,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Missoula:, Mountain Press Publ. Co. xviii + 278 p.: 1979

ISBN Number: 0878421084.

ISBN Number 13: 9780878421084

Binding: Softcover

Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No DJ.

Size: 4to illus.

Seller ID: 170144

Keywords: History, Flying Services, Smoke Jumping, Fire Spotting,