Book Review: The Last Pilot by Benjamin Johncock

November 22, 2016


The Last Pilot by Benjamin Johncock is a historical fiction book taking place in the space program, during the height of the space race.

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  • 20 pages
  • Publisher:Picador
  • Language:English
  • ISBN-10:1250095786

Book Review: The Last Pilot by Benjamin Johncock

My rat­ing for The Last Pilot5
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The Last Pilot by Benjamin Johncock is an interesting story which focuses on the relationships and expectations of the pilots working in the early days space program. The characters, both men and women, are complex and multi-dimensional.

The author does an excellent job weaving in fictional characters with historical figures and events. The backdrop of the early X-plane test flights and early space program provides an interesting, timely, twists in the stories and relationships.

The author captured the spirit of the time and the feeling of having a complex personal life along with a complex professional life. If you are a fan of the early space program, or just that of the human condition, this book is for you.


Jim Harrison, an Air Force pilot, in Nevada, pushing the boundaries of air-craft technology in the Mojave Desert. Jim’s wife, Grace are happy to have their first daughter after years of trying to have children but as the country turns its attention to the space program, the Harrisons experience a family tragedy.

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