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Bill Lancaster : the final verdict : the life and death of an aviation pioneer

Author: Ralph Barker
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Aviation, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Captain 'Bill' Lancaster, pioneer flyer of the 1920s and 30s, disappeared on a flight over the Sahara in 1933. It was 29 years before his body was found beside the wrecked plane; a log-book, tied to the wing, contained the calm yet moving record of his wait for death. Bill Lancaster's service career established his reputation as a man without fear, and when he left the RAF in 1926 he turned to trailblazing. An  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Bill Lancaster; Bill Lancaster
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Barker
ISBN: 9781473855830 1473855837
OCLC Number: 936110843
Notes: Originally published in 1969 by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London, as Verdict on a lost flyer.
Description: 244 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Verdict on a lost flyer
Responsibility: Ralph Barker.

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The intriguing and complex story of Captain 'Bill' Lancaster, pioneer flyer of the twenties and thirties.  Read more...

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