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Gregory Liefer
Author, aviator and historian
Author, aviator and historian


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AVIATION MYSTERIES OF THE NORTH, 2011, Publication Consultants

AVIATION MYSTERIES OF THE NORTH contains riveting accounts of missing aircraft in Alaska and Canada. From takeoff, in flight and until the final moments, through searches and controversy, the factual events of these disappearances are presented with meticulous insight.
Historical perspectives and aircraft descriptions add an informative background to the stories, covering five decades of aviation history.
AVIATION MYSTERIES OF THE NORTH includes over 180 historic photographs and map illustrations, showing flight routes and last known positions of the aircraft.

Softcover, 272 pages

ISBN: 978-1-59433-195-4
eBook ISBN: 978-1-59433-209-8
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BROKEN WINGS, 2014, Publication Consultants

BROKEN WINGS reveals the tragedy of Alaska civil aviation from early bush pilots to modern jetliners, providing a unique perspective on the technology and human factors involved in aircraft mishaps. Written with expert analysis, the thirty stories detail major flying disasters in the Last Frontier, including some of the deadliest air crashes in United States history.

Nowhere have civil aircraft disasters been as prevalent as in Alaska. The progression of unfortunate accidents and often unforeseen consequences offers a historical perspective on the development of aviation, and is a valuable reference for what can and will go wrong, even in the best of circumstances.

BROKEN WINGS includes over 150 photograph and map illustrations, showing aircraft, crash sites, and flight routes. Many of the illustrations, like the stories themselves, have never before been published.

Softcover, 288 pages

ISBN: 978-1-59433-472-6
eBook ISBN: 978-1-59433-473-3 
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THE LAST FLIGHT, the author's first novel, is scheduled for release in April 2016 by Yucca Publishing.

Set against the harsh beauty of Alaska, THE LAST FLIGHT is the heroic story of Gil Connor, a senior Army helicopter pilot and aging Vietnam vet as he struggles with the finality of his terminal illness and the desire to pull off one last daring rescue. Haunted by the horrors of war and a turbulent past, Connor is torn between ending his embattled life before the inevitable and saving the survivors of a remote plane crash. Amid the turmoil of an approaching storm and almost certain failure, his underlying intentions are unknown, even to himself, until the very end.

Hardcover, 352 pages
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