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This book is out to change Capt. He then became an aerial photography pilot in Mexico, an air-mail pilot, and a pilot for the fledgling United Air Lines in the s. But his real claim to fame is the system of aerial navigation he devised. Eventually the company he founded became a multi-million-dollar international enterprise, and today Jeppesen navigation products are used by virtually every pilot and every airline in the world. So important did he become that, in , he was inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame and, in , the main terminal of the new Denver International Airport was named in his honor.
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Capt Jepp is a look at the man who took the steps to deliver aviation away from the daredevil and to the mass consumer. This is the story of aviation's fledgling days and the man who lived those days before founding the most successful corporation in history in the field of aerial navigation. Read more Read less. Amazon Global Store US International products have separate terms, are sold from abroad and may differ from local products, including fit, age ratings, and language of product, labeling or instructions. Manufacturer warranty may not apply Learn more about Amazon Global Store. Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Cable Publishing; 3rd ed. Review "Far before it became the quickest way to get around, aviation was a renegade industry filled with thrill seekers.
Jepp and the Little Black Book is a fascinating look at the beginnings of aviation in America and the colorful daredevils who risked their lives to entertain crowds, deliver the mail, and carry passengers commercially. It is also the rags-to-riches story of Elrey B. Jeppesen--daredevel barnstormer and wing walker of the s, intrepid airmail and airline pilot of the s, creator of an aerial navigation system in use today worldwide, and founder of a business that grew from a ten-cent little black book into an international, multi-billion-dollar enterprise without equal. Capt Jepp and the Little Black Book is a fascinating look at the beginnings of aviation in America; the colorful daredevils who risked and sometimes lost everything to entertain crowds, deliver the mail, and carry passengers commercially. It is the compelling story of the amazing life of Elrey B. Jeppesen--Capt Jepp--daredevil barnstormer and wing walker of the s, intrepid airmail and airline pilot of the s, creator of an aerial navigation system in use today worldwide, and founder of a business that has grown into an international, multi-billion-dollar enterprise without equal.