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With its tremendous tension and electrifying impact this is one of the great novels of the air.
It is the early, dangerous days in the life of a new jet airliner. Millions of pounds have been invested in her - national prestige is at stake...
Then Victor Fox comes near to disaster. The Court of Enquiry lays the blame on the pilot...
The planes continue to fly....
Paperback, 250 pages
Published 1960 by Pan Books Ltd
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Read in Danish.
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I was mesmerised by David Beaty's books, when I had access to them through the British Council in Colombo.
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David Beaty is a British author of fictional and non-fictional works. He got a Master degree in history (1940) at Merton College, Oxford, and a Master degree in psychology (1965) at University College, London. He was trained pilot in the Royal Air Force during the 2nd World War. His works focus on aviation, especially on psychological aspects of aircraft pilots.

Beaty was born in 1919 in Ceylon, ma
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