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The Flying Carpet: Adventures in a Biplane from Timbuktu to Everest and Beyond

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'I've just given myself an airplane and I want you to fly us to all the outlandish places in the world, Turkey, Persia, Paris and - Pasadena. We're going to fly across deserts, over mountains, rescue imprisoned princesses and fight dragons. We must have the world. We can have the world!' Thirsting for a new adventure and announcing that 'an adventure not in the air is obsolete', Richard Halliburton hired pioneer aviator Moye Stephens in 1931 and fearlessly set out to circle the world in an open cockpit biplane ...

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The Flying Carpet: Adventures in a Biplane from Timbuktu to Everest and Beyond
2011, I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.

ISBN-13: 9781848859142

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