Old Pilots, Bold Pilots
Landmarks in Commercial Aviation:
The Triumphs & the Disasters
By Archie Jackson
187 Pages, Illustrated
$27.50 Paper Original
This former RAF pilot covers a wide range of stories about the pioneers of aviation, such as those who developed UK's first airlines; the first Englishman to fly a plane; Australia's foremost pioneer; and many other unsung heroes. He writes about the South Atlantic pioneers; the puss moths to the big jets; the Empire's flying boats during wartime; sky tramps; and the Super VC.10. Also included are great triumphs and disasters, such as the Berlin Airlift; the world's first jet airliner; and the Munich air disaster. Illustrated.
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