Captain Eric Winkle Brown is Britain’s greatest ever test pilot and arguably the best the world has ever known. In a remarkable military and civilian career, he flew more aircraft than any other person ever has or is ever likely to. A total of 487 different types. He also hold numerous records for ‘firsts’. Needless to say, his life was peppered with near death experiences and this book catalogues some of the more memorable moments, illustrated with specially commissioned works by artist Michael Turner. Filled with beautiful imagery and commentary from the great man himself, this is a must have book for anyone with an interest in aviation. Includes an exclusive bookplate signed by Eric Brown and Michael Turner.