Alan Valiant was born in 1920 in Montreal, Canada and served in the Royal Air Force for fourteen years, including the Battle of Britain and the invasion of Normandy. After the war, he worked as a research and development engineer at the Royal Aircraft Establishment at Farnborough in Hampshire.
Engineer – In radio, electronics, electrical, aeronautics, consultant in underwater technology.
Inventor – Designer and builder of four Diver Transport Vehicles (wet submersibles) and two remotely-controlled underwater surveillance vehicles. Inventor of a diver’s lifejacket.
Musician – Plays guitar, clarinet and tenor saxophone in jazz and dance bands.
Author – Author of “How to Talk with the Dead”, “My Conversations with Jesus Christ”, “Why Believe? When You Can Know!” and “My Meetings With The Lord God” and more. Editor of “A Course in Spiritual Philosophy” .
Aviator – Has flown as pilot, hang gliders, sailplanes, motor gliders, light aircraft and microlight aircraft. Was Flight Test Engineer on British airship SK500.
Lecturer – Lectures in spiritual philosophy, sub-aqua diving and flying.
Diver – Was a sub-aqua diver for twenty years and a diving instructor for ten years. First person to re-discover the Mary Rose (Henry Vlll’s flagship). First Class Diver of the British Sub-Aqua Club.
Linguist – Speaks English, French and German.
Clairvoyant – Can see people in the spiritual world.
Telepath – Communicates with those in the spiritual world by telepathy which is communication between mind and mind other than through the known senses.