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Alone Over The Tasman Sea
Francis Chichester
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Alone Over The Tasman Sea

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ALONE OVER THE TASMAN SEA is a story of Sir Francis Chichester's 1931 flight from New Zealand to Norfolk Island, Lord Howe Island and on to Sidney in a birdcage airplane, the wood and fiber de Havilland Moth.

In the 1930's, flight was still in its dangerous infancy. Chichester's trip, in which he had to find pin-speck islands in a remote and uncharted sea, tested not only

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Published January 1st 1988 by Books on Tape, Inc.
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Nov 01, 2008 Ahf rated it it was ok
About 1935, Chichester decides to fly from Australia to New Zealand in a small prop plane. To do so he must master solar navigation and land on two tiny islands mid route. After his plane is destroyed in a storm he rebuilds it. How can one guy be so smart and so stupid at the same time?
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Aviator and sailor, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
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