Bill Peters New Book “Mail Run to Mississippi” Describes a Flight Across America in an Open Cockpit Airplane – a WWII Fairchild PT-23

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The purpose of this flight was to re-unite veterans of the 69th AAFFTD with an airplane they supported and used to train pilots during WWII. The 69th AAFFTD was located at Fletcher Field Mississippi and its many operations are shown throughout the back pages of the book starting with reveille, mess hall, flight line, the instructors, the cadet classes and on to graduation.

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Bill Peters is a licensed commercial pilot with over 2800 hours in his logbook and has been flying since he was sixteen years old. This flight was a real adventure and the reward was visiting with the veterans, and seeing the PT-23’s first duty station.

Author Peters recounts the incomparable thrill of being airborne.” Still humming along; the continental is charging away upfront at 1900 RPM. Ground speed now up to 140 mph. Ease back to 1850 RPM as the land falls away. Still eyeballing the desert scenery. Reach down into my cooler bag and get a Pepsi. Drink it and munch on some Cheez-its - no wonder I’m so porky. Gonna go on a diet as soon as I get back-sure will. Toss the Pepsi can into the slipstream when I finish. I have a guilty thought. I do not like being a litterbug, but just think-someone will find that Pepsi can way out in the middle of nowhere someday and wonder forever how it got there”

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Bill Peters’s awe-inspiring tale is a wonderful reflection of passion and devotion to the things that one truly wants to do.

Readers who wish to experience this jaw-dropping work can purchase“Mail Run to Mississippi” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

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