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Passion for Flight free pdf Passion For Flight is an account of the outstanding flying careers of some of our most brilliant aviators whose achievements have helped place South Africa among the top achievers in world aviation. The stories take one back to the early days when flights over Africa posed immense dangers - uncharted, hostile territory, primitive instruments and no radio, with unreliable weather forecasts Then the stories of highly decorated pilots who were trained and fought in the RAF. "These stalwarts have many attributes in common during their years in the limelight. One of these was modesty."

About Peter Bagshawe

Peter Bagshawe was born in Cyprus, lived in India until he was ten-years-old and was educated in England at Clifton College and the Royal Military College Sandhurst. After serving in a regular British Army regiment for the first two years of WWII he was seconded to the RAF for two tours of operations. After the war he travelled the world as a delivery and personal pilot and is thus familiar with most of the countries and routes travelled by the personalities in this book. In 1948 he had a daunting flight to Rand Airport in South Africa. There has was involved in a number of aviation pioneering ventures, one of which was as a flying salesman where he introduced thousands of South Africans to their first flying experience. He was one of the three pioneers of aerial crop spraying.

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Author : Peter Bagshawe
Publisher : Covos Day Books,South Africa
Data Published : 30 August 2001
ISBN : 0958388083
EAN : 9780958388085
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 180 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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