Guy Clapshaw’s ‘Tasman Echo Alpha’ reviewed by British Airline Pilots’ Association Magazine
British Airline Pilots’ Association Magazine ‘The Log’ reviewed the book ‘Tasman Echo Alpha’ by Guy Clapshaw. The book is reviewed by Captain Mike Buckley who is a Log Board Member. The magazine describes the book as an enjoyable read with a mix of humorous and sobbing stories.
The book ‘Tasman Echo Alpha’ comprises of events and life experiences of a former Air New Zealand pilot. It was a time when the airline flights were magical and romantic to many people. The book includes characters who managed their crews back in all kinds of stressful and emergency situations. It takes us to the time when airline flights were seen as something that brought magic and romance to life.
Guy Clapshaw’s career started when he got the scholarship at the age of seventeen in R.A.F. Clapshaw’s R.A.F Pilot’s course was of two-years and during this time he encountered many bizarre situations in aviation. The author is an experienced pilot who has flown a lot of flying machines from World War Two jets to Jumbo Jet 747 of his time.