Join the adventures of Danny McAlister as he breaks out of a draconian 1950's Australian boarding school and goes on the run through northern Queensland and across the Gulf of Carpentaria. With nothing to stop him, he eventually makes his way to South East Asia He learns to fly with Mad Monty.
Because of the time and the region Danny and Monty become embroiled in the Korean war flying freight and dodging the North Korean, aka Chinese, airforce. Be there when this troubled teenager meets and falls in love with the beautiful Angela, daughter of a British missionary.
Once the Korean conflict wraps up, he and Angela look forward to a period of peace. But the Korean war was just a foretaste of what was to become the Vietnam war. Once again Danny ends up contracted to the Western forces flying freight and other unmentionable cargo.
Experience the sheer terror of clashes with pirates and gunships on the water and in the air as they more often than not find themselves in a fight for survival in the air and in the jungles of South East Asia.