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Engineering
  • Author:
    Dick Lord
  • ISBN:
    0620229012
  • ISBN13:
    978-0620229012
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  • Publisher:
    Covos Books (1998)
  • Pages:
    215 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Engineering
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In the air force no mission receives greater priority than the mission of mercy.

In the air force no mission receives greater priority than the mission of mercy. Included is the remarkable rescue of all 581 people from the ill-fated liner Oceanos, for which the author was mentioned in dispatches for his role as commander of the rescue operation.

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Brigadier-General DICK LORD was born in Johannesburg where he grew up. He joined the Royal Navy as an air . He returned to South Africa in early ’70s and joined the South African Air Force (SAAF), flying Impalas, Sabres and Mirage IIIs. He joined the Royal Navy as an air cadet in 1958, where he qualified as a fighter pilot. Flying Sea Venoms and Sea Vixens, he served on board the aircraft carriers Centaur, Victorious, Hermes and Ark Royal on cruises around the world.

African Journals Online (Ajol).

Vlamgat: The Story of the Mirage F1 in the South African Air Force. From Tailhooker to Mudmover.

Dick Lord certainly needs no introduction, having already authored Fire, Flood and Ice (SAAF rescue missions), Vlamgat (the story .

Dick Lord certainly needs no introduction, having already authored Fire, Flood and Ice (SAAF rescue missions), Vlamgat (the story of the Mirage F1 in SAAF service) and From Tailhooker to Mudmover (an autobiography). All have have excellent reads, with the first two books becoming collectors items.

The South African Air Force (SAAF) is the air force of South Africa, with its headquarters in Pretoria. The South African Air Force was established on 1 February 1920

The South African Air Force (SAAF) is the air force of South Africa, with its headquarters in Pretoria. The South African Air Force was established on 1 February 1920.

South African Air Force, Southern Africa; Times: 20th century.