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Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

Doug Geeting

Doug Geeting

Doug Geeting is a pilot who operates Doug Geeting Aviation, a flight service business in Talkeetna, Alaska. He is an expert pilot who helped advance high-altitude and mountain flying techniques after having spent many years flying around Mount McKinley (now Denali). He flies climbers to and from the mountain, often in risky weather conditions, provides flight seeing trips for tourists, and has participated in many rescue operations. He is well respected as one of the world's best mountain pilots, and has co-authored a book with Steve Woerner titled Mountain Flying (Blue Ridge Summit, PA: Tab Practical Flying Series, Tab Books, 1988).

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