Narrative Non-fiction 240 pages It is 1927 and great aviation advances are being made around the globe. WW1 veteran George Hood knows his flying talent is languishing in his rural New Zealand hometown Masterton. When his Air Force Territorial mate, John 'Scotty' Moncrieff, announces his intention to buy a plane and be the first to fly over the Tasman George is determined to co-pilot. The men refuse to let the many obstacles standing in their way deter them. Success will mean fame and prestige for the Dominion. Failure won't be considered.