The Resource The flying doctor, Dave Baldwin

The flying doctor, Dave Baldwin

Label
The flying doctor
Title
The flying doctor
Statement of responsibility
Dave Baldwin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the author of Healthy Bastards, the man known as the ‘Flying Doctor' is back, this time with his misadventures, escapades and high jinks from a life of medicine, aviation and hunting. For the first time, Dave Baldwin, known throughout the backcountry as The Flying Doctor, shares his tales from life lived at full-throttle. From his early years struggling with dyslexia to graduating from med school, from learning to fly and joining the New Zealand Air Force to becoming a cardiologist at Palmerston North Hospital and setting up a general practice in Bulls, Dave's early life was certainly a life less ordinary. Later on he started the ‘Not So Royal Flying Doctor Service', a service for the rural aviation community based at remote airstrips and farms in the backcountry, which has paved the way for a life combining his two passions: high-country flying and hunting. Well-known for his eccentric personality, playful antics and colourful turn of phrase, Dave's story is highly entertaining and truly unique. Yet it's not without tragedy, having lost his best mate and son Marc in a terrible incident in the same place they'd shared so many cherished father-son moments. Dave is also the founder of the Healthy Bastards Bush Pilot Champs, a precision landing, short take-off and landing competition held annually at Omaka Airfield in Blenheim."--Publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
NZTOP
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
WZ 100 B181 2016
The flying doctor, Dave Baldwin
Label
The flying doctor, Dave Baldwin
Publication
Note
  • "The adventures of a bush pilot, hunter and backcountry doctor." --Cover
  • Author is a graduate of Otago School of Medicine
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn956685334
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
287 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781775538929
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour)
System control number
(OCoLC)956685334

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