‘Tasman Echo Alpha’ by Guy Clapshaw featured in news section of a website
A website www.stuff.co.nz featured Guy Clapshaw’s book ‘Tasman Echo Alpha’ sharing interesting events from author’s life and his inspiration for writing his books and getting them published. The funny account of days when he fled the planes as a body double of Jean Batten is also given in the feature.
With advancement in technology, the flying plane has become easier, safer and boring. Romance and excitement are gone because everything is computerized now and just about anyone can fly a plane. Guy Clapshaw has shared the account of times when flying was a rare treat and to be marvelled. It shares technical knowledge of the working of aircrew and flying machines, with a light-hearted humour this book is a very entertaining and engaging read.
Guy Clapshaw was a flyer during the halcyon days of aviation. He got a kick start to his flying career with an R.A.F. Flying Scholarship at seventeen. Ever since then, he has flown almost every type of flying plane. In 63 years of his flying career, he has gained a great insight into the characters and situations that one may encounter during aviation.
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