My Life


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by Martin Hollmann

The life story of the author. How he and his family escape the Russians and come to the USA is told. In the USA, he builds models airplanes, cars, surfs and then goes on to design and build the world’s first, two place, experimental gyroplane, the Sportster, for training and world’s first ultralight gyroplane, the Bumble Bee, and how he designed some of the very well known experimental aircraft that are flying today. A story of a well known, present day, aircraft designer. 114 pgs and 90 pictures

A friend writes: Marty, I would like to get a copy of the R.T. Jones work on aerodynamics. As you might recall, I had the honor of meeting Mr. Jones at a small house party you had back in the early 1980s. I’ve had the chance to meet a number of aviation greats over the years, and talking with Mr. Jones is one of the best.

I’m almost finished reading the book “My Life.” It’s right up there with the other great aviation great’s tales I’ve read by Adolph Galland, Chuck Yeager, and Bob Hoover. A great read! My best wishes. Jim