Adam Beckman has degrees in both aviation and military history. As a licensed pilot, Beckman has always enjoyed aviation, but specifically the historical aspect. Beckman lives in Columbus Ohio with his wife Kristen and their four children.
How does a troubled boy from California would come to be one of the world's most renowned aviators? How does a group of brothers who were high school dropouts go from New Hampshire go on to build some of the most advanced aircraft of the time? How do these men become forever linked to one of the greatest air races in history?
This is the story of Jimmy Doolittle, the Granville Brothers, and the amazing Gee Bee R-1 Racer.