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CONTENTS

Lost in a Thunderstorm
(or, a rolling snowball gathers a ticket to eternity)

Learning to Fly in Wartime
From the humble Tiger Moth to the elegant Seafire

The Flying School Era
We flew for food

The Canadair Days
My lucky introduction to the jet age

Spartan of Ottawa
World leader in mapping

The Flying Husky
Bush plane - no bust

Churchill - the Big Smoke
Not quite a ‘plum’ assignment

One Burning, One Turning
... and my crew walked home

The Brain Game
A vital consideration in air safety

Propwash
Life’s little ironies

The Kenya Caper
Trying to take high tech to Africa

The Bradley Experience
A handshake was a done deal

Survair Ltd. Comes Of Age
Apaches to big airplanes

Ferry Flights
The long and lonely route to Africa

The Longest Night
Brazil to Africa at 100 mph

Incident in Colombia
The colonel was a hero and I turned Japanese

R.O.N. in Santa Maria
Where the mountain pokes through the cloud

The Yankee Dollar
Using potpourri of Canadian resources

High Over the Andes
The fighters couldn’t catch us

The North Sea Find
The shuttle between Denmark and England

Aerobatics in Morocco
Looking up a the Sahara

The DOT Years
Riding the jump seat

Flying with the Tsetse Flies
It doesn’t get more dangerous than this

Conair Aviation
Bombing the wildfires of the west

Bullseye on the Chopper
Where there’s smoke there’s ...???

Captain Bob Learns the Trade
DC3 to Airbus - the next generation

My Love Affair with the Canso
Life is too short to fly ugly airplanes

Time to Move on
Completion of an ideal career

 

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