Geoffrey Pett


Geoffrey was born in Throwleigh, Kent in June 1915, and attended Faversham Grammar School. He was recruited into the Imperial Airways Commercial Trainees scheme in 1933, the start of a long career in commercial aviation.

His experiences of Imperial Airways are told in the memoir White Water Landings.

He died in Dorset in 2005.

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White Water Landings: A View Of The Imperial Airways Africa Service From The Ground
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 1, 2015 by Princelings Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
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.

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