Test Pilot
Collins, Jimmy

Test Pilot

Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1935. First Edition First edition (stated). Cloth, 178 pps. Scarce. Memoirs of early aviation test pilot Jimmy Collins. A "death diver", Collins belonged to a lost generation of flyers, men who tested early Navy planes and such during the era of the great expansion of military and commercial flight. Difficult to find in the true 1st edition. This a generally fine copy, offsetting to the front endpapers; in pictorial dust jacket with some shallow edge chipping. Fine Cloth (Item ID: D5635)


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