Anomaly on the horizon

Bill Lancaster The Final Verdict by Ralph Barker First published in 1969, re-released by Pen & Sword Aviation in 2015. If you’re ever looking for a story to turn into an aviation blockbuster, you could do a lot worse than the life of Bill Lancaster. His memory is a ready-made movie script, complete with dangerous flights and nail-biting escapes, glowing public adulation and depression-era destitution; … Continue reading Anomaly on the horizon

Skyfaring

Feature image: A British Airways Speedbird departs LHR for a glorious sky. (Simon Allardice | flickr.com CC BY 2.0) Skyfaring. A Journey with a Pilot. by Mark Vanhoenacker Published by Chatto & Windus, London, 2015 ISBN 10: 0701188669 / ISBN 13: 978-0701188665 They are all too rare – those timeless books that not only describe flight perfectly, but also convey all the beauty, poetry, wonder … Continue reading Skyfaring