Dancing the Skies and Falling with Style

Dancing the Skies and Falling with Style

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At the dawn of the Jet Age, flying was romantic, exciting and exclusive. Drab post-war austerity surrendered to a less restrained, less politically correct, more vibrant era. Britain prospered with a newfound sense of optimism, business flourished and airlines expanded.

Colin Fairdale, an insecure public schoolboy, stumbles into a career as a pilot with BOAC at the end of the Swinging Sixties. He is a boy in a man's world of hard-drinking, boorish wartime pilots and a naïf among wild, carousing cabin crew
The high-pressure, high-octane lifestyle plays a heavy toll on his relationships as he blunders through life.
The terrorist attacks on New York heralded a more serious, rigid age.

Everything changed, forever...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 275 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 14.73mm | 390.09g
  • Vanguard Press
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1800160798
  • 9781800160798