Lee, Eric and George Crowe

Alaska Pictorial Flight Planning Map Published by Plan-a-Flight Pub

Alaska Flight Planning Map

DESCRIPTION: A very scarce original pictorial flight planning map for Alaska bush pilots complete with point-to-point routes, radio frequency and call sign for each airport. Compiled and Drawn by Eric Lee and George Crowe. Not in WorldCat or elsewhere online.

The area outside the route planning map is filled with sketches of aircraft and notes about early Alaskan bush pilots who flew them and their achievements in Alaska aviation history.
  • Lockheed Vega - Wilkins and Eielson - First trans-polar flight - 1928
  • Fairchild - "Glacier Pilot" Bob Reeves
  • de Haviland - Ben Eielson - First airmail flight in Alaska - 1924
  • Cessna 180
  • Piper Super Club
  • "Jenny" - First flight- Fairbanks - 1923
  • Standard (Hisso Powered) - Noel Wain- first to cross the Arctic Circle and land on the north side of Alaska - 1925
This "Alaska Flight Planning Map" was published in 1969 by Plan-a-Flight Publishing. In 1968 Plan-a-Flight published a book- "Plan-a-Flight to Alaska- a complete flight guide book to the Alaska Highway." with a fold-out sequence map of airports and emergency airstrips along the Alaska Highway route. There are several institutions that hold the Plan-a-Flight guide book, while no holdings of this Alaska Flight Planning Map are found anywhere on the Internet.

Verso with a suggested survival equipment list, organized by season; mountain flying rules; and more than three dozen airport diagrams.

CREATOR: Lee, Eric and George Crowe



BODY OF WATER: Bristol Bay, Gulf of Alaska

CONDITION: Good.  Two pinholes at fold intersections, else great.

COLORING: Process color.


SIZE: 22 " x 16 "


PRICE: $625


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