He tilted the machine on to its side, holding up his nose with the throttle, and commenced to slip wing-tip first towards the ground. Whether he was over British or German territory he neither knew nor cared; he had to get on to the ground or be burnt alive.
This is the story of the very beginning - of the Air Service and of Biggles. It's the First World War and Biggles is just 17; the planes are primitive; combat tactics are non-existent; and pilots and their gunners communicate by hand signals and have no contact with the ground. This is where Biggles learns his craft and finds he has a certain aptitude for flying in battle...
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Book Description Red Fox, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099938200
Book Description Red Fox, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110099938200