Sunday, December 18, 2011

Index for No Visible Horizon, by Joshua Cooper Ramo

I've reviewed No Visible Horizon: Surviving the World's Most Dangerous Sport, by Joshua Cooper Ramo, on aerobatics, in the December edition of Breakaway: The History of Women in Aviation.

The book has no index, and non-fiction books without indexes always annoy me. So I put together an index for it, and share it below. (The index is from the paperback edition.)

Abruzzo, Ben (balloonist) death of– 197
Aderson, Jerry – 39
Andeson, Maxie (balloonist), death of – 197
Aresti, Jose – 83-85, 181
Armstrong, Robert – 139-151, 189, 190, 191
Beggs, Gene – 166
Boriak, Sergei – 19-20, 23, 23, 35, – 58, 81, 139, 178-179, 208, 209, 210-212, 213, 214-219, 221, 222, 223, 265
Bush, Alan – 58-63, 95, 182, 199, 200, 208, 247, 249, 256, 257
Chambliss, Kelly (wife of Kirby) – 44, 199
Chambliss, Kirby – 27-48, 159, 191, 247, 249, 258
Chemal, Victor -- 35 (Hungarian)
Bessier , Coco – 186
Coile, Brantley – 144-146
Cole, Duane – 39
Csikszentmihakyi, Mihaly – 127, 129, 133
De Kooning – 269
Delacerda, Fred – 134
A Description of Stimulus-Seeking in Sport According to Flow Theory (thesis) – 117
Donner, Paul – 106
Doolittle, Jimmy ( first outside loop, 1931) – 68
Dussau, Eddy – 185-186, 189, 191
Extra, Walt – 160-163, 178, 224
Faberow, Norman, author of The Many Faces of Suicide – 121
Farley, Frank (researcher) – 131
Frasca, Joe (death of) – 97
Freud, Sigmund – 121
Gagne, Randy (death)- 218
Hadden, Ken (death of)- 168
Head, Harry (neurologist) – 235
Herendeen, Bob – 32
Hillard, Charlie – 32, (death of) – 228
Hucks, Bentfield – 159
Jim (?)– 208, 209
Julie (?) - 199
Kapanina, Svetlana – 187-188
Kayris, Jurgis – 30, 81, 266
Keith – 208, 219
Knight, Phil – 58, 227-241, 250, 251, 254
Krier, Hal – 32
L’Apperant, Xavier – 182
Lisa (?)– 222, 223-224
Lomcovak (aerobatic maneuver) – 82, 160
Loudenslager, Leo (Died on motorcycle, 76) – 67-76, 159, 175, 176
Mamistov, Mikhail – 186-187
Martin, David – 58, 105-106, 175-191, 199, 247, 249, 258
Martin, Martha – 176, 178, 199
Masagee, Rick (death of) – 168
McHenry, Clint – 71, 74, 96, 97
Muller, Erich (Swiss champion) – 166, 220
Muller-Beggs maneuver – 166
Nagy, John (death of) – 108, 110, 111
Nesterov (first loop in Kiev, 1913) – 68
Novak, Frantisek – 77
Ogilvie, B. C. (psychiatrist) – 120-121, 134
Paris, Patrick (World Aerobatic Champion 1998 ) – 70, 184, 185
Pitts, Curtiss – 163
Pool, C. C – 134
Price, Celesta -80
Price, Frank – 79-87, 91, 97
Proger, Janice – 117-118, 119, 129, 130
Rihn-Harvey, Debby – 188
Ritchie, Margaret (Aerobatic pilot, died flying prototype) – 72
Romen, Alexander (sports psychologist) – 187
Saint-Exupery, Antoine de – 120, 203
Scoop (?), Julie’s husband – 199
Stahalik, Martin – 31
Stewart, Betty – 75
Stewart, Leo – 75
Tolson, Hubie – 208, 218
Von Hagenburg, Graf – 77
Wagstaff, Patty- 188
Williams, Neil – 12, 13-14 (death of, 14)

Airports
Borki Field – 186
Clarence Page Airport – 207
Double Eagle Airport – 197
Eloy Airport – 46
Hollywood North Perry Airport – 51
McCaw Field – 233
Wiley Post Airport – 208


Planes (all plane types grouped together, regardless of model number)

Acro – 72
Beech Bonanza – 144
Blierot monoplane – 139
Bucher-Jungmeister – 159, 177
CAP (French) – 36, 146, 147, 149, 232 – 183
Cessna Citation – 38
Decathlon– 39
Dewtoitine – 139
Edge– 30, 31, 36, 41, 101, 102, 159
Extra – 60, 63, 95, 178, 218, 221, 227, 251
F-16 – 41, 58, 177
Kazakh – 178
Laser – 67, 73, 176
Mermoz – 203
Morane-Saulnier – 139
Piper Cub – 58
Pitts – 61, 63, 101, 146, 149
Sea Fury – 228
Sukhoi – 20, 36, 101, 156, 168, 186, 208, 216
Velox – 249
Yak(ovlevs) – 30, 216
Zlin – 12, 30, 82, 108, 160, 226

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