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By David Herriot

David Herriot served virtually forty years within the Royal Air strength as a navigator, first at the Buccaneer S2 and accordingly at the twister GR1. This quantity recounts his early occupation working the Buccaneer on 3 operational flying excursions plus a travel as an teacher at the Operational Conversion Unit. With nearly 2500 hours on an plane that used to be operated at high-speed, in all weathers and at extremely low-level, his job within the rear seat was once a not easy one. yet Herriot was once greater than simply the man behind a Buccaneer; he was once, really mostly, and sometimes to the exasperation of his seniors, the existence and soul of any social gathering that used to be happening both at domestic base or while out of the country protecting the flanks of NATO.

This is an epic experience for the aviation fanatic, really people with affection for the Blackburn Buccaneer, and is person who offers greatly greater than the standard advent to a particular airplane kind and the folk who flew it. right here the reader will locate an absolute perception into existence on a quick jet squadron, at paintings and mischievous play in the course of the chilly struggle and they're going to be brought to a few of the trendy Royal Air Force’s maximum characters.

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