White Water Landings: A View Of The Imperial Airways Africa Service From The Ground

The romance of pre-war air travel meets the romance of a man and a woman kept apart by war, in this memoir of a young man and his career in Africa with Imperial Airways. The book covers intriguing details of the Empire Flying Boat Service: commissioning of the 'boats; indiscretions of the passengers; the dangers of a herd of buffalo at night, and the bravery of exiles awaiting war-time transport. More

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Words: 67,230
Language: Commonwealth English
ISBN: 9781311188885
About J M Pett

J M Pett studied Maths at the University of Bristol and gained a Diploma in Personnel Management while working for a major travel and transport company. After ten years as a self-employed management development consultant she retrained, gaining a Diploma in Earth Sciences from the Open University and a Masters Degree in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London. She then embarked on a policy research career, where she has many publications in topics relating to fuel poverty, energy efficiency in buildings, and climate change.


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