Outlaws Inc.: Flying with the World's Most Dangerous Smugglers (Paperback)
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Short Description for Outlaws Inc. An extraordinary journey into the biggest, most impenetrable trafficking network the world has ever seen.
- Published: 03 June 2011
- Format: Paperback 320 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780283071324 ISBN 10: 028307132X
- Sales rank: 72,615
Full description for Outlaws Inc.
In the world's most dangerous and war-torn trouble spots, you will find a small band of men risking their lives to fly the planes that bring in desperately needed aid and supplies. But they're not heroes. These combat-hardened veterans fly giant Soviet-era superplanes which carry a dark secret: 15 tonnes' worth of secret compartments which they fill with illicit payloads. Their hidden cargo is virtually impossible to detect, and these cowboys of the air will carry anything, from drugs, guns, diamonds and money to people - whatever you've got, to anywhere you want them to take it. But they pay a heavy price: crews routinely lose their lives to gun-toting pirates, terrorists, hostile state forces, jealous competitors and alcohol. Matt Potter has flown with these men, and in Outlaws Inc. he follows their incredible, action-packed story around the world. On the way he discovers a secret society populated by mecenaries, dictators, secret policemen, gangsters, businessmen and real-life Bond villains, and finds a story that is all the more terrifying for being true.