Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 3 images

Gertie's Day Out Paperback – 23 Oct 2006


See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Paperback
£80.36 £36.60
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.



Product details

  • Paperback: 252 pages
  • Publisher: New Generation Publishing; UK ed. edition (23 Oct. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0755210468
  • ISBN-13: 978-0755210466
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 1.3 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,039,344 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description

Synopsis

Gertie is a microlight aircraft. Her owner, Eve Jackson, flew her from England to Australia in 1986, a feat for which Eve was awarded a Gold Medal by the Royal Aeronautical Society. Fully 17 years later, Eve decided to emigrate to East Africa and help with wildlife conservation there. She also decided to take Gertie with her. This is the story of what must surely be the most unusual emigration flight of modern times: a day-by-day diary of how, living by her wits on a strictly limited budget, she flew solo from England to Tanzania in a tiny two-stroke powered aircraft. Captured by rebels in Sudan after an emergency landing, lifted by an unexpected romance in Kenya, and frustrated by bureaucrats everywhere - Eve's flight was nothing if not eventful. This frank and highly amusing account is not just compulsive reading for aviators; it's a must for anyone with a sense of adventure and an interest in wildlife conservation.


Customer reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 reviews
Joseph M. Terrell
5.0 out of 5 starsI ought to know
7 March 2007 - Published on Amazon.com

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?