No Highway Author:Nevil Shute "The Reindeer was a pilot's dream: fast, smooth, efficient - the ultimate airliner. When it went into commercial service B.O.A.C. was confident of sky-high profits. — One thing, however, they couldn't anticipate. It couldn't show up in flight tests. It couldn't give warning. Yet, if one eccentric design engineer was right, a flaw in the superstru... more »cture would wrench the tail off the body after 1440 hours of flight.
The plane had been flown close to that distance already..."« less