Biggles - Air Detective
W. E. Johns
This includes seven brief tales. they're all Air Police tales aside from the final one, that is a moment international warfare tale. those are as follows:-
THE CASE OF THE BLACK SHEEP
An ex-RAF Officer is utilizing his airplane to smuggle nylons into the united kingdom, making a choice on them up from a ship.
THE CASE OF THE traveling SULTAN
A infamous US gangster is making plans to assault a Sultan's airplane which will scouse borrow his diamonds.
THE CASE OF THE UNREGISTERED OPERATOR
Biggles is going to felony for you to discover an unlawful air transportation operation for criminals.
THE CASE OF THE WOUNDED AGENT
Biggles is shipped on a unique task to avoid wasting a undercover agent, and his details, from Bulgaria.
THE CASE OF the bright PUPIL
An first-class flying student, who already is aware how one can fly, is utilizing his solo flights for unlawful reasons.
THE CASE OF THE MURDERED APPRENTICE
Biggles uncovers a smuggling operation from Holland whilst investigating why a guy was once murdered.
THE CASE OF THE STOLEN AIRCRAFT
A guy who has designed a brand new aircraft is stealing airplane for the aviation gas they contain.
used to be not anything, not anything other than wisps of fleecy alto-cirrus cloud aglow with the mirrored gentle of the emerging sunlight. happy that, for the instant at any price, he was once no longer being shadowed, he lower back his recognition to the floor. It was once a lot as he anticipated to discover it, yet, having said that, appeared in chilly blood he was once dismayed via the probably hopeless job that he had set himself. correct around the panorama, slicing at right-angles around the sector lower than survey, ran ravines, their aspects buried below a.
Rough-looking, grey-uniformed males, armed with rifles, have been galloping in the direction of it from the wrong way, it seems that from a distance, having obvious the computer land. there has been, he concept, simply time for him to arrive the plane earlier than they acquired to it; however the concept of leaving the wounded guy to his destiny used to be so repugnant that he didn't even think about it. He dived into the bushes and moved quickly again to Maxos. “One extra effort,” he acknowledged encouragingly, and back they trigger, protecting contained in the wooden.
It he placed the parcel. In a silence that used to be oppressive he took out his penknife, lower the string and pulled it off. The silence was once damaged simply via the rustle of paper as he stripped it off to reveal what looked to be a small bale of white muslin. With sluggish deliberation he unrolled it, after which grew to become accusing eyes on Seymour as he held up a miniature parachute. “Do you regularly throw your pyjamas overboard ahead of you land?” he enquired coldly. Seymour’s face was once cold, his lips a skinny.
Your man.” The Air Commodore used to be smiling on the expression at the face of the Liaison Officer, who certainly desired to know the way all this knowledge were collected in so brief a time. “That’s a alternate secret,” chaffed Biggles. “But how the heck did the nylons get right into a bale of wool on board an island steamer?” cried Mr. Videll. “The earth had not anything to do with it,” Biggles advised him. “The trick used to be labored in part by means of water and partially through air. in fact, the skipper of the steamer has no suggestion.
Of the adventure, assuming the Sultan takes the direct path, might be over water, and there will be no aspect in capturing him down within the drink. There’s only one quarter the place a touchdown could be made, and that’s a spot I can be sorry to decide on myself. I suggest the Spanish territory, Rio de Oro, that's normally wilderness of the worst variety. A computer flying from Lashanti to London lifeless on its path will be over it for an hour or so. If Rocky intends to assault the Mosquito it will likely be there, since it.