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Rick Peacock Edwards has led different lives at different times but through it all has used a bonus in life nowadays often overlooked he has consistently enjoyed himself One of three brothers of outstanding South African Battle of Britain pilot FO S R 'Teddy' Peacock Edwards his subtle and compassionate regard for a generation of wartime aircrew is clear As the proud son of one of the 'Few' their selfless daring has inspired me throughout my life Importantly they influenced my decision to become an airman in the Royal Air Force to become a fighter pilot like my father and to live life with spirit as they had lived their lives It is essential that their experiences live on Rate of Climb his original and continually entertaining biography drawing on previously unpublished family and archival material shows Rick in complete command of his primary subject flying A leading ex RAF fighter pilot to his fingertips he flew the Lightning Phantom Tornado F23 and other high performance aircraft and served in senior ranking positions in the UK Germany and the US During a varied and distinguished career he was closely associated with the Eurofighter Typhoon programme and was appointed as the Royal Air Force Inspector of Flight Safety He ably demonstrated his uncommon skill and determined leadership during the Cold War era first Gulf War and elsewhere A past master of The Honourable Company of Air Pilots he is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and the immediate past vice chairman of the Royal Air Force Club in London He is eually as engaged in his post RAF career as he was when a serving officer This is an action packed account of a foremost flyer's life with endless good stories and a colourful cast of characters to match Rick's compelling recollections in Rate of Climb reveal a life of considerable achievement in a very personal book capturing the ties of airmanship that the author has been privileged to share A must for all lovers of derring do in the air I much enjoyed the readRick comes across as a consummate professional aviator and a bouyant character who was clearly destined to excel in the RAF community It's not difficult to envy his extensive fast Jet experience but he was also happy to accept the burden of command and the sometimes onerous decision paths that that entailsHis numerous post service involvements particularly the Livery give the picture of a man that it would be extremely difficult to distance from the aviation worldI wonder if todays young service Jet Jocks' will enjoy the freedom and variety illustrated in Ricks book

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Rate of Climb Thrilling Personal Reminiscences from a Fighter Pilot and LeaderRick Peacock Edwards has led different lives at different times but through it all has used a bonus in life nowadays often overlooked he has consistently enjoyed himself One of three brothers of outstanding South African Battle of Britain pilot FO S R 'Teddy' Peacock Edwards his subtle and compassionate regard for a generation of wartime aircrew is clear As the proud son of one of the 'Few' their selfless daring has inspired me throughout my life Importantly they influenced my decision to become an airman in the Royal Air Force to become a fighter pilot like my father and to live life with spirit as they had lived their lives It is essential that their experiences live on Rate of Climb his original and continually entertaining biography drawing on previously unpublished family and archival material shows Rick in complete command of his primary subject flying A leading ex RAF fighter pilot to his fingertips he flew the Lightning Phantom Tornado F23 and other high performance aircraft and served in senior ranking positions in the UK Germany and the US During a varied and distinguished career he was closely associated with the Eurofighter Typhoon programme and was appointed as the Royal Air Force Inspector of Flight Safety He ably demonstrated his uncommon skill and determined leadership during the Cold War era first Gulf War and elsewhere A past master of The Honourable Company of Air Pilots he is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and the immediate past vice chairman of the Royal Air Force Club in London He is eually as engaged in his post RAF career as he was when a serving officer This is an action packed account of a foremost flyer's life with endless good stories and a colourful cast of characters to match Rick's compelling recollections in Rate of Climb reveal a life of considerable achievement in a very personal book capturing the ties of airmanship that the author has been privileged to share A must for all lovers of derring do in the air Air Commodore Rick Peacock Edwards is a legend The book is all encompassing but written with modestyRick is a legend for many reasons but his love and commitment to aviation is second to none

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eBook ¸ Rate of Climb Ü Thrilling Personal Reminiscences from a Fighter Pilot and Leader Read Î Air Commodore Rick Peacock-Edwards ✓ [EPUB] ✻ Rate of Climb: Thrilling Personal Reminiscences from a Fighter Pilot and LeRick Peacock Edwards has led different lives at different times but through it all has used a bonus in life nowadays often overlooked he has consistently enjoyed himself One of three brothers of outstanding South African Battle of Britain pilot FO S R 'Teddy' Peacock Edwards his subtle and compassionate regard for a generation of wartime aircrew is clear As the proud son of one of the 'Few' their selfless daring has inspired me throughout my life Importantly they influenced my decision to become an airman in the Royal Air Force to become a fighter pilot like my father and to live life with spirit as they had lived their lives It is essential that their experiences live on Rate of Climb his original and continually entertaining biography drawing on previously unpublished family and archival material shows Rick in complete command of his primary subject flying A leading ex RAF fighter pilot to his fingertips he flew the Lightning Phantom Tornado F23 and other high performance aircraft and served in senior ranking positions in the UK Germany and the US During a varied and distinguished career he was closely associated with the Eurofighter Typhoon programme and was appointed as the Royal Air Force Inspector of Flight Safety He ably demonstrated his uncommon skill and determined leadership during the Cold War era first Gulf War and elsewhere A past master of The Honourable Company of Air Pilots he is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and the immediate past vice chairman of the Royal Air Force Club in London He is eually as engaged in his post RAF career as he was when a serving officer This is an action packed account of a foremost flyer's life with endless good stories and a colourful cast of characters to match Rick's compelling recollections in Rate of Climb reveal a life of considerable achievement in a very personal book capturing the ties of airmanship that the author has been privileged to share A must for all lovers of derring do in the air A brilliant insight into a stellar RAF and post military career Rick’s fun loving approach to life shines through this book alongside some fascinating stories about flying the front line fighters from the Lightning to the Tornado and what it takes to command and to run a busy station