@Book Ø Out of the Blue: The Sometimes Scary and Often Funny World of Flying in the Royal Air Force, as Told by Some of Those Who Were There õ eBook or E-pub free

Fun readA fun read if you re into aviation The review is still too short though so the rest of this is just waffle or I can t post it @Book × Out of the Blue: The Sometimes Scary and Often Funny World of Flying in the Royal Air Force, as Told by Some of Those Who Were There ⚣ Out of the Blue The sometimes scary and often funny world of flying in the Royal Air Force as told by some of those who were thereForeword by Air Marshal Cliff Spink CB CBE FCMI FRAeS RAF R tdThere s a saying in the Royal Air Force if you can t take a joke, you shouldn t have joined It s a perfect example of the wry humour that permeates the mind set of Service personnel, and it resonates throughout this book Whether the tale is set in the air or on the ground, it offers a glimpse of what life was, and probably still is, really like in the RAFOver a period of two years, three ex military pilots, who joined the RAF on the same day and have been life long friends, collected the stories Sometimes terrifying, occasionally outrageous, and frequently funny, they show that the business of flying military aircraft sporadically throws up challenges that even the most capable of aviators struggle to meet Without exception, the stories are related with a refreshing candour that acknowledges the failures as well as the triumphs on each author s part Equally importantly, they are presented in a way that anyone can enjoy, regardless of whether or not they have any knowledge of flying or military lifeMany of the events recounted here happened during the Cold War, when the surreal world of potential nuclear conflict was the backdrop to day to day operations, and nearly all the stories appear in print for the first time Indeed, it is true to say that, from an aviation perspective, they are frequently remarkable for the fact that the protagonist got away with it rather than demonstrated great flying skillAmount going to charity at current rate Excellent collection of stories that you can pick up any time and bring a smile Ok butThe stories are interesting, but the storytelling is a bit lacking I was struggling to get into them , whereas other similar books have you hooked and wanting. Highly recommended.Could be subtitled 101 ways to cheat death while flying and other funny stories. really good read This is a very straightforward collection of RAF mishaps and incidents from WW2 onwards, told by those involved They are a mix of the funny, scary and un lucky I think you will get muchfrom this if you have some connection with the RAF, or at least with aviation in general, as some of the tales get quite technical, but as a book for dipping in and out of, it s quite entertaining. Light hearted escapades from the Light BlueA much needed tonic during these incredibly difficult times This book comprises of a collection of amusing anecdotes and nostalgic short stories direct from the aircrew and Mess bars of the RAF of yore The selected stories are brilliantly told thoroughly entertaining, and relayed with a candour and enthusiasm befitting the very finest traditions of both derring do and justifiable line shooting This book is highly recommended to anyone seeking to tap Light hearted escapades from the Light BlueA much needed tonic during these incredibly difficult times This book comprises of a collection of amusing anecdotes and nostalgic short stories direct from the aircrew and Mess bars of the RAF of yore The selected stories are brilliantly told thoroughly entertaining, and relayed with a candour and enthusiasm befitting the very finest traditions of both derring do and justifiable line shooting This book is highly recommended to anyone seeking to tap into the enviable experiences , and rich histories of those who have served with the Royal Air Force Interesting Aviation Nostalgia Interesting stories but nothing really thrilling Just like an old hangar talk bar session If you like planes and hearing tales of old then good Just there isn t as much humor in here as expected.