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Author Name    Beaty, David.

Title   STRANGE ENCOUNTERS: MYSTERIES OF THE AIR.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Very Good+

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London Methuen 1982

ISBN Number    0413397602 / 9780413397607

Seller ID   28612

160 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs. "Why did the airship R101 crash on her voyage to India? How did the great Australian pioneer aviatior, Charles Kingsford-Smith, leave such a trail of death behind him when he disappared in 'Lady Southern Cross' in 1935? How did the pilots of the Fairey Postal Mono-plane in 1929 know that they were going to die? Why did so many of the first women who tried to emulate Lindbergh's solo flight across the Atlantic disappear in mysterious circumstances? What was the jinx that befell Stratocruiser propellers in the 1950s, and was it a coincidence that two Stratocruiser captains met in mid-Atlantic on Christmas Day 1957? What was the strange link between the Comet take-off accidents and the Comets that exploded in mid-air? Many flying mysteries of the past have since been explained by the advance of technology, but many remain, particularly those connected to time, coincidence and precognition of events. None of the aircraft disasters described in this book, which have taken place this century in uncertain and even mysterious circumstances, have ever been fully eplained." Very light browning to pages and edges of text block. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has very minor rubbing, very minor edge wrinkling, tiny scuff on rear flap-fold.

Aeronautics,  Air  Ministry,  Airships,  Hindenberg,  R100,  R101,  Zeppelin,  Airspeed  Oxford,  Apollo,  Atherstone,  Atlantic  Ocean,  Australian  National  Airways,  Avro  Aircraft,  York,  Lancaster,  Beauvais,  Joe  Bell,  Bermuda  Triangle,  Arthur  Binks,  Princess  Marthe  Bibesco,  BOAC,  British  Overseas  Airways,  Boeing  Aircraft,  Stratocruiser,  Sir  Sefton  Brancker,  Bristol  Aircraft,  Britannia,  Calcutta,  Cardington  Royal  Airship  Works,  Winston  Churchill,  Ciampino  Airport,  Rome,  Colmore,  Consolidated  Liberator,  De  Havilland  Aircraft,  Comet,  Yoke  Peter,  Yoke  Uncle,  Yoke  Victor,  Yoke  Yoke,  Yoke  Zebra,  Douglas  Aircraft,  Dakota,  Lord  Dowding,  Amelia  Earhart,  Empress  Of  Hawaii,  Endeavour,  Fairey  Aircraft,  Harry  Foote,  Gander,  Eileen  Garrett,  Sir  Victor  Goddard,  Herman  Goering,  Goose  Bay,  Dag  Hammarskjold,  Handley  Page  Hermes,  Sir  John  Higgins,  Captain  Hinchcliffe,  Emilie  Hinchcliffe,  Adolf  Hitler,  Jim  Howard,  Sky  Hunt,  Imperial  Airways,  Herbert  Carmichael  Irwin,  Olive  Irwin,  Amy  Johnson,  Karachi,  Lady  Southern  Cross,  Bill  Lancaster,  Charles  Lindbergh,  Lockheed  Aircraft,  Constellation,  James  Ramsey  MacDonald,  Michael  Majendie,  Ministry  Civil  Aviation,  Jim  Mollison,  Montreal,  Fred  Noonan,  Oakland  California,  Pacific  Ocean,  Pan  American  World  Airways,  Parapsychology,  Charles  Pentland,  George  Plamer  Putnam,  RAF,  Royal  Air  Force,  Richmond,  G.H.  Scott,  Travis  Shortridge,  Sir  John  Simon,  Southern  Cross,  Major  Teed,  Lord  Thomson,  Christopher  Birdwood,  Moise  Tshombe,  UFOs,  Charles  Ulm,  United  Nations,  United  States  Air  Force,  Oliver  Villiers,  World  War  I,  World  War  II,  Mysteries,  Unexplained  Events,  Sightings,  Disappearances. 

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