HIPPOCRATES, RN MEMOIRS OF A NAVAL FLYING DOCTOR - BY IN SOUTH AFRICA
Published by Robert Hale, 1988 reprint, hardcover. The jacket is whole, with wear and tear to the edges. The boards are square, with light wear to edges. The pages are all clean and undamaged. Illustrated with black and white photographs. "This is a fascinating personal and professional autobiography, written by a doctor who served with the best aviators in the world - the Fleet Air Arm pilots - from the late 1940s to 1959. After only four hours and fifty minutes of instruction, Doctor Herbert Ellis went solo. In an era of incredible mechanical advances he went on to contribute to changes vital to the physiological survival of the jet pilots concerned: breathing apparatus, helmets, clothing life-saving equipment."
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