Faster Than The Sun

The Compelling Story of a Record-breaking Test Pilot

Peter Twiss

 
Publication date:
September 2008
Publisher :
Grub Street
Language:
English
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Overview
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This autobiography of Peter Twiss, the man who flew 1000mph for the first time in history, tells the story of the record-breaking Fairey Delta. It describes the vast organization necessary for the record bid, the political lobbying and the almost intolerable tension when the flights failed.