Solo to Sydney
Sir Francis Chichester, Author
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"[This book] is a good story of early pioneering, for as he makes his way across the world with optimistic faith and commitment, he introduces some of the early aerodromes and aviators, those men who opened up the air routes of the world...
The whole book is compulsive reading, but I still find the flight through monsoons over Java and the later description of his entry into Australia the most vividly compelling. His forced landing at the water bore and losing his way bear witness to the fact that world mapping was very greatly needed at that time." - foreword.
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