Air Force

Air Force

by Ian McPhedran

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Overview

A compelling insider's view of the modern RAAF. AIR FORCE tells the action-packed, inside story of the modern Royal Australian Air Force, from East timor and the Bali bombings to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Award-winning journalist and best-selling author Ian McPhedran brings us gripping personal accounts of fighter pilots' bombing raids over Iraq, spy planes over Afghanistan, the operational nerve centre of the Middle East war and the delivery of humanitarian aid in world trouble-spots. this compelling narrative of the RAAF's aircraft, leadership, traditions and personalities comes at a time of rapid change, as technology propels it into the next generation of air power and the futuristic era of stealth.


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ISBN-13: 9780730497288
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 08/08/2011
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 474
File size: 12 MB
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About the Author

Ian McPhedran is the award-winning bestselling author of  six books. Until 2016, he was the national defence writer for News Corp Australia and during his extensive career as a journalist he covered conflicts in Burma, Somalia, Cambodia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, East Timor, Afghanistan and Iraq. In 1993, he won a United Nations Association peace media award and in 1999 the Walkley award for best news report for his expose of the navy's Collins class submarine fiasco. McPhedran is the author of several bestselling books including The Amazing SAS and Too Bold to Die. His most recent book is The Smack Track (2017). He lives in Balmain with his journalist wife Verona Burgess.

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