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Nine Lives Over the North Atlantic

Constant Wonder
  • Mar 16, 2021 7:00 pm
  • 34:04

Ferry pilots have the dangerous job of delivering small planes around the world. These planes aren't meant to fly across the oceans, and an average of three pilots a year die ferrying small aircraft over the North Atlantic alone. Oftentimes, these small planes need temporary modifications, such as extra gas tanks, to be able to make transoceanic journeys. And, just because he has "can't-say-no-itis," McCauley also got involved in busting an embezzler. Guest: Kerry McCauley, author of "Ferry Pilot: Nine Lives Over the North Atlantic"