Norman Conquest : A remarkable, high-flying life in motoring and aviation

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Norman Conquest : A remarkable, high-flying life in motoring and aviation

Norman Conquest : A remarkable, high-flying life in motoring and aviation

Author: Vic Norman

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Motoring and aviation enthusiast Vic Norman has led a remarkable life. A trip


to the 1954 British Grand Prix left an indelible mark, and he went on to own


some of the most coveted road and racing cars of all time. He also founded


Rosso Racing, which restored and prepared competition Ferraris, but in the


early 1980s his passion for aeroplanes took over and he became one of the


UK’s top aerobatic pilots.


Norman Conquest is an honest, entertaining and personal memoir that covers


everything from his early life as the son of a successful businessman, to


international adventures with his AeroSuperBatics team, and his current work


for the RAF Association and 614 Squadron.


 Full story of his early life, including water-skiing with Stirling Moss and


Donald Campbell on the Riviera – and out-lasting them both


 Memories of the great cars that he has owned, from AC Cobra and


Jaguar D-type to Maserati 250F and Ferrari 250 GTO


 The story behind setting up the famous AeroSuperBatics team and


travelling the world to give air displays


 Flying with the Red Arrows and setting wingwalking world records


 How he played a key role in the recording of the Pink Floyd album The


Final Cut


 Foreword by Alain de Cadenet and Afterword by Jeremy Clarkson


 


THE AUTHOR


Vic Norman started his life-long passion for all things mechanical from an early


age, taking the lawnmower to pieces and working out how to get it going again.


A go-kart started his love of racing and he went on to own a variety of vintage


and modern cars and motorbikes. Vic started flying on his 17 th birthday and has


gone on to become one of the UK’s most experienced display pilots. He is a


Display Aviation Examiner for the Civil Aviation Authority, an Honorary Air


Commodore Royal Air Force Reservist for 614 Squadron Cardiff and


Glamorgan and an Ambassador of the Royal Air Force Association. He has


been married to Anne for over 50 years and lives in Gloucestershire.

Publisher: Porter Press International

Status: Latest Releases

Number of pages: 272

Binding: HBD

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