Zura: The Legend of Janusz Zurakowski
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BeschreibungAfter the Arrow's cancellation, Zurakowski and his family settled in northern Ontario, where he built a unique tourist resort. Today, Janusz Zurakowski's story transcends war and peace in the twentieth century. His legacy includes numerous awards and accolades, including: - The Polish Cross Virtuti Militari (for action in the Battle of Britain and Poland)- The Cross of Valor with two bars (for his leadership in the Polish Air Force in wartime as Squadron Leader and Deputy Wing Commander)- The "Pioneer of Flight" Award, Western Canada Aviation Museum- The McKee Trophy '58 for outstanding achievements in supersonic test flying- Induction to Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame (1973)- Canadian Flight Test Centre in Cold Lake, Alberta dedicated to Zurakowski- Named Honourary Fellow of International Society of Experimental Test Pilots. Jan is the first Canadian or Polish pilot to belong to the Society, which also includes Charles Lindbergh, Neil Armstrong, and Igor Sikorski.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: VANWELL PUB
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2004
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten