To Organise the Air: The Evolution of Civil Aviation and the Role of Sir Frederick Tymms, the Flying Civil Servant
A study of the life and work of Sir Frederick Tymms, nicknamed The flying civil servant, who played a central role in the building up of civil aviation on behalf of Britain in the years between 1917 and 1954. He also acted as UK representative and trouble-shooter on the international scene.
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The Flying Civil Servant
Indian Air 19311947
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