Hercules

Author:   Scott Bateman
Publisher:   Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN:  

9780241655597


Pages:   416
Publication Date:   23 May 2024
Format:   Paperback
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The legendary story of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft, told through the eyes of former Hercules captain and RAF 47 Squadron member Scott Bateman In war, natural disaster, or humanitarian emergency, for over fifty years the RAF's Hercules force was the first in and last out of any crisis faced by the UK government around the globe. The US-built Lockheed C-130 Hercules flew dangerous missions in the Vietnam War before entering service with air forces around the world, as an aerial tanker, gunship, spyplane, air-sea rescuer and bomber. Former RAF Hercules Captain Scott Bateman opens the cockpit for an insider's account this legendary flying machine in peace and war, at home and abroad.

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Author:   Scott Bateman
Publisher:   Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:   Michael Joseph Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 15.10cm , Height: 3.10cm , Length: 23.30cm
Weight:   0.545kg
ISBN:  

9780241655597


ISBN 10:   0241655595
Pages:   416
Publication Date:   23 May 2024
Audience:   General/trade ,  Professional and scholarly ,  College/higher education ,  General ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Not yet available   Availability explained
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Scott Bateman has been a professional aviator all his adult life. He began working as an air loadmaster on C-130 Hercules in the RAF in 1990, then was selected to train as a pilot in 1997, serving in the RAF for 18 years. Following his military career he worked as a pilot and fleet manager for a large airline. He now blends his aviation career with a successful career as a television producer through his company, 9-Line Media. Born and raised in a small village in Scotland, Scott now lives in the West Country with his wife and three adult children.

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