Helicopter Boys : True Tales from Operators of Military and Civilian Rotorcraft

Helicopter Boys : True Tales from Operators of Military and Civilian Rotorcraft

Description

Richard Pike became a flight cadet in 1961, at the RAF College, Cranwell where, on graduation, he was awarded the Dickson Trophy and Michael Hill memorial prize for flying. In the early stages of his forty-year flying career he flew the English Electric Lightning before converting to the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom. On leaving the Royal Air Force he became a civilian helicopter pilot. His duties took him to a wide variety of destinations at home and overseas including the Falkland Islands not long after the end of the Falklands War. His last assignment was in Kosovo helping to distribute emergency humanitarian aid on behalf of the United Nations World Food Programme. He and his wife live in Aberdeenshire.


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Details

Author(s)
Richard Pike
Format
Hardback | 192 pages
Dimensions
156 x 234 x 27.94mm | 557.92g
Publication date
25 Jun 2018
Publisher
GRUB STREET
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
Illustrations throughout
ISBN10
1910690554
ISBN13
9781910690550
Bestsellers rank
32,730