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A monthly anthology of travel, exploration and adventure - worldwide
Into Africa
Narrated by Anthony Hopkins
Every year, like birds migrating south, a few hundred men take to the air and fly to Africa - in the spirit of the first aviators - for the pleasure of living dangerously. Their job? To seed thunderclouds, spray locusts, dust crops and fly emergency missions from the roughest of strips.
'It must be the last frontier of true flying,' they say, 'real seat-of-the-pants stuff - low, fast, dangerous.'
To men like Abercromby-
Dick, Max Lacey and Paddy McKay it's the only way to live.
Kenya and the Sudan form a breathtaking backdrop to their exploits.
Photography NIGEL MEAKIN


Unknown: Anthony Hopkins
Unknown: Max Lacey
Unknown: Paddy McKay
Editor: Tim Slessor

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