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  Luck is No Accident: Flying in War and Peace 1946-1986
Luck is No Accident: Flying


 
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Media: BOOK - hardcover, 286 pages
Author: C. King
Year: 2002
Other Data: b&w photos, maps, indexes
ISBN: 9781876439200

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Product Code: AMH022
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The author learned to fly as a teenager, and here he describes his experiences in both the RAAF and civil aviation. He flew with No. 77 (Fighter) Squadron flying Meteor jets against North Korean enemy forces. After the war he flew Mosquitos on photographic survey operations with 87 Squadron. Subsequently he also flew with Qantas in the days of the Constellations, then Malayan Airlines and East-West.

His life has been full of close shaves with death and opportunities that came his way by sheer chance: hence the title, 'Luck Is No Accident'.

Contents:
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Foreword (Flying with the RAAF)
Foreword (Flying with the Airlines
Preface
Introduction

Part 1: Flying with the RAAF
1. Learning to Fly
2. RAAF Base - Point Cook
3. Operational Fighter Training
4. Japan - Joining 77 Squadron
5. Joinin the Korean War
6. Mosquito - Photographic Survey - 87 Squadron
7. Neptune P2V5 - Anti-Submarine - 11 Squadron

Part 2: Flying with Airlines
8. Qantas Empire Airways
9. Malayan Airways Limited
10. East West Airlines
11. Addendum - My 'Brother' Harvey Else
In Retrospect
Index of Names
Index General


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