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The author, who assisted in the development of the famous World War II British fighter plane, discusses the Spitfire's good and bad qualities, and recalls the other test pilots and combat aces he knew
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...splendid and readable -- The Times Literary Supplement
A worthy memorial to an exceptional pilot, and a great aircraft. -- Pilot Magazine September 1999
An extremely sophisticated and evocative story...a fresh insight into war in the air. -- Sunday Telegraph
He writes with fascinating foresight of aviation technology -- Timers Literary Supplement
It is Quill’s skill in telling good anecdote and his respect for fellow test and fighter pilot’s which stand out. -- Joanne Green Isle of Man Newspapers
Quill, the man and pilot, made his mark: this book is his testament. -- Times Literary Supplement
This is a handsome record, filled with nostalgia for an era in flying that is now gone... -- Times Literary Supplement
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Book Description Univ of Washington Pr, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. Has little wear to the cover and pages. Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing. Seller Inventory # 029596152X_abe_gd