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I did it my way : Bill Black

Author: Merv Halliday
Publisher: Te Anau : Bill & Shirley Black, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Genre/Form: Staff pick
Biography
Named Person: Bill Black
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Merv Halliday
ISBN: 9780473246495 047324649X
OCLC Number: 855534475
Notes: "Bill was involved in over 500 search and rescue missions, including over 300 mercy missions, and was awarded numerous awards, the greatest being the MBE, awarded for Bill's significant achievement and outstanding service to the community. As well as lifting literally hundreds of thousands of feral deer from the mountain tops, Bill has lifted or salvaged over 100 aircraft and helicopters"--Back cover.
Description: 224 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Sir Tim Wallis --
Introduction / Marlene Black --
In the beginning --
Learning to fly --
Commercial pilot's licence --
Helicopters & venison recovery --
Pilots, pubs, pets & pistols --
Changing times --
Fire, floods & farming --
Races & rescues --
This is your life --
Gryocopters: I fly when I want --
Appendices. Brief statistics --
Search and rescues I was involved in: fixed wing --
Search and rescues I was involved in: helicopters --
Aircraft recovered --
Fires --
Aircraft flown as pilot in command.
Responsibility: edited & compiled by Merv Halliday.

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