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Open Cockpit Over Africa

Smith, Victor

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ISBN 10: 079850773X / ISBN 13: 9780798507738
Editorial: Faircape Books, Cape Town, 1999
Usado Condición: Good + Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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Author signed and dated Oct 2000 under frontispiece photograph. Pages viii + 188 of text with some illustrations. Smith was one of the pioneers of the African air-routes. In this book he recounts what it was like to fly open-cockpit, single-engined aircraft over the length and breadth of primitive Africa in the early 1930s. (NHW-wa) Size: Trade Paperback. N° de ref. de la librería 003941

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Título: Open Cockpit Over Africa

Editorial: Faircape Books, Cape Town

Año de publicación: 1999

Encuadernación: Soft Cover

Condición del libro:Good +

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This intimate account of what it was like to fly open-cockpit, single engined aircraft over the length and breadth of primitive Africa in the early 1930s has been written by one of the pioneers of the African air-routes, Victor Smith.Smith is in fact the last of that intrepid breed of pilots who risked their lives, and their machines, in a determined bid to open up the Darkest Continent and to reduce traveling times between Africa and Europe.

Biografía del autor:

Victor Smith was an aviator for 46 years. In his youth he made several trail-blazing and adventure-packed flights in open-cockpit aircraft from Cape Town to London and back.

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