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    • Sonic Wind

    • The Story of John Paul Stapp and How a Renegade Doctor Became the Fastest Man on Earth
    • By: Craig Ryan
    • Narrated by: Christopher Grove
    • Length: 15 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sixty years ago cars and airplanes were still death traps waiting to happen. Today both are safer than ever, thanks in part to one pioneering air force doctor's research on seatbelts and ejection seats. The exploits of John Paul Stapp (1910-1999) come to thrilling life in this biography of a Renaissance man who was once blasted - faster than a .45 caliber bullet - across the desert in his Sonic Wind rocket sled, only to be slammed to a stop in barely a second.

    • The Story of John Paul Stapp and How a Renegade Doctor Became the Fastest Man on Earth
    • By: Craig Ryan
    • Narrated by: Christopher Grove
    • Length: 15 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 24-01-17
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    Regular price: £32.09

    • Come Up and Get Me

    • An Autobiography of Colonel Joe Kittinger
    • By: Joe Kittinger, Craig Ryan
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A few years after his release from a North Vietnamese prisoner-of-war camp, in 1973, Colonel Joseph Kittinger retired from the Air Force. Restless and unchallenged, he turned to ballooning, a lifelong passion as well as a constant diversion for his imagination during his imprisonment. His primary goal was a solitary circumnavigation of the globe, and in its pursuit he set several ballooning distance records, including the first solo crossing of the Atlantic in 1984. But the aeronautical feats that first made him an American hero had occurred a quarter of a century earlier....

    Regular price: £19.39