Nevil Shute was a pioneer in the world of flying long before he became a novelist. This autobiography tells of his life as an engineer and of the ...Show synopsisNevil Shute was a pioneer in the world of flying long before he became a novelist. This autobiography tells of his life as an engineer and of the extraordinary competition that developed between government and private enterprise in the construction of the airship R100 and the ill-fated R101.Hide synopsis
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Nevil can really make you feel like you are living in another time. The details take you into a three dimensional experience. I too work in the engineering field. It is too bad that the world will not listen to us, we could solve most of the worlds problems food, housing, energy. We just can't stop the evil only ameliorate it. It is not true that no good ever comes from war, in point of fact every halt in the progress of evil came from the application of war
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