Sundowner of the Skies

Sundowner of the Skies

The Story of Oscar Garden, The Forgotten Aviator

Book - 2019
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In the early morning of 16 October 1930, Oscar Garden taxied his tiny open-cockpit Gipsy Moth across London's Croydon aerodrome and, with a wave of his hand to the only person there to farewell him, took off. He had carpet slippers on his feet and a packet of sandwiches on his lap. His plan was to fly to Australia, which was sheer madness as he only had a mere 39 flying hours under his belt. Miraculously, he survived in spite of several forced landings.
Publisher: Frenchs Forest, NSW : New Holland Publishers, 2019.
ISBN: 9781760790936
1760790931
Characteristics: 192 p. ; 24 cm.

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