Scottish Connections

Books either written by Scots or featuring Scotland and its history to some extent


60 Aviation Experiences

A collection of true stories contributed by members of the Scottish Saltire Branch of the Aircrew Association whose collective memory spans more than 80 years of aviation history.
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60 More Aviation Experiences

Another collection of true stories by members of Scottish Saltire Branch of the Aircrew Association
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A Virgin Airman – memories of RAF Seletar in the 1950s

by Jack Docherty
An illustrated memoir of RAF Seletar in Singapore during the 1950s and of a nostalgic return trip in 2009
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An Ayrshire Shipbuilder

by Dougal McIntyre
Portrait of John McIntyre, a 19th/20th century Scottish shipbuilder.
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Flying the Waves

by Richard Pike
Experiences of an air-sea rescue helicopter pilot around the Scottish coast in the 1980s/90s.
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From 1 to 1000 Horsepower an RAF fighter pilots story

by Fergus Davidson
Experiences of a fighter pilot with 534, 91 and 229 Squadrons of the RAF during World War II.
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Once a Cameron Highlander

by Robert Burns
Remarkable story of a WW1 Battle of the Somme veteran, who lived to be 105 years old and one of the last 'Tommies' who fought in The Great War.
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Prestwicks Pioneer

by Dougal McIntyre
Biography of David F. McIntyre, first pilot to fly over Everest and founder of Scottish Aviation.
ISBN 1-903953-59-6
Delivery time:5-7 Days
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The Brats – a real-life Victorian nautical adventure

by Tony Paul
Four young stowaways from Greenock endure cruel mistreatment on a transatlantic voyage to Newfoundland in this real-life seafaring adventure set in 1868.

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Well, You Wanted to Fly!

edited by Jack Burgess
Aviation tales contributed by members of the Saltire branch of the Aircrew Association
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A Waggoners War – an RASC driver in World War II

by Fergus Fulton
A Motor Transport Driver’s Experiences in North Africa and Italy with the Royal Army Service Corps 1942-45.
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