Winged History: The Life and Times of Kenneth L. Chastain, Aviator, Updated Edition is a must read for anyone interested in 20th century American aviation history. The visually documented chronicle, written by Chastain's only son, Ken Jr., traces the life of an American pilot over a period of 37 years and aircraft from early wood and fabric, small horsepower biplanes to the advanced Boeing 707 jetliner. In addition, Ken Jr. adds his intimate perspective on being the son of a professional pilot. Like most pilots of his era, Ken Sr flew military aircraft during World War II.
Winged History details major milestones in American political and technological history, interwoven with Chastain's historical aviation adventures.