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Out of the Blue: The Final Landing

Old 6th Sep 2017, 15:28
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Out of the Blue: The Final Landing

Pre order your copy of "Out of the Blue: The Final Landing" at https://shop.rafbf.org/collections/books for release on 11th September

This is the final book of the trilogy, with 60,000 already raised with the first two books.

The RAF Benevolent Fund distributes the money to the other Military Benevolent Funds
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Old 8th Sep 2017, 09:18
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Out of the Blue: The FinalLanding - cover

Check out this cover
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Old 8th Sep 2017, 12:14
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Although of course fully supportive of the book, which I will hopefully purchase for my Kindle, did anybody else get that faint feeling of unease looking at the cover,being reminded of the poor guy decapitated by a low level Herc pass..........
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Old 8th Sep 2017, 12:39
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This is not the dreadful incident you refer to, but similar a/c, similar low level pass. Fortunately no injuries on this occasion.

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Although of course fully supportive of the book, which I will hopefully purchase for my Kindle, did anybody else get that faint feeling of unease looking at the cover,being reminded of the poor guy decapitated by a low level Herc pass..........
Yes me to. They still use that incident as one of the cases during Flight Safety Officer courses.
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Another who agrees with Haraka. Reminds me of people who gleefully post clips of dangerous low flying as though there was anything smart or clever about it. If anything would put me off buying that book it would be the cover.
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I agree with the comments about the cover photo. My copy arrived yesterday in the post from RAFBF, which seems odd seeing as it it not being released until Monday.

Incidentally, the caption to the cover photo just says "On exercise in the Middle East"
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Old 8th Sep 2017, 20:06
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You must be a contributor - we sent the complimentary copy out early to those who had helped!
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Old 8th Sep 2017, 21:10
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The two I ordered from the RAFBF arrived today, my complimentary copy came about 12 days ago.

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Old 29th Oct 2017, 09:35
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Just a quick question,when will this be released on kindle Victor SR.
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Old 29th Oct 2017, 11:12
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Sorry, the cover is in such poor taste I would not buy the book.

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Old 29th Oct 2017, 14:02
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Sorry, the cover is in such poor taste I would not buy the book.

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Whatever

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Old 29th Oct 2017, 15:49
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It is a very, very poor choice of front cover. No escaping that.
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Old 29th Oct 2017, 15:53
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Photoshop it out...
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I have to agree I had doubts about the cover,but it's for a good cause and the first two were highly entertaining.
On that basis I will happily put it on the kindle.
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The incident described above

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/ra...n-1327162.html
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Although of course fully supportive of the book, which I will hopefully purchase for my Kindle, did anybody else get that faint feeling of unease looking at the cover,being reminded of the poor guy decapitated by a low level Herc pass..........
Yes. South Cerney (IIRC)
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What was the inquest verdict?

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What was the inquest verdict?

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The newspaper article is a commentary of a criminal trial in the Crown Court,

It was subsequently reported that the RAF Officer was acquitted by the jury of the serious criminal charge.
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I asked about the inquest.

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