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Hugh Sinclair Yorston: The Sky's the Limit


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Diaries of an Orcadian Fighter Pilot.

By Bobby Halcro

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As a young boy it was taken with a pinch of salt that this elderly gentleman who used to visit us a few times a year was a Spitfire Pilot during World War Two, a Commercial Airline Captain in Australia nad very wealthy. There stories were almost legend in Orkney to family and the public alike, until upon Hugh's death when these rumours were found to be true. While Hugh's properties were being emptied to be sold, my Granny Iris came across two small dust-covered diaries which were dated 1944 and 1945...

... Follow his his footsteps from his humble roots in Rousay to experiencing the pinnacle of technology at the time, fighting for freedom, soaring through the skies in the South-East Asian Theatre of War in a Spitfire, then becoming a Commercial Airline Captain in Australia...

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