Life in a Spin

Life in a Spin


This beautifully-written, funny and highly entertaining book gives the reader a unique insight into what it’s like to be a military and commercial helicopter pilot.

We make brief and joyous visits to Jamaica, Syria, Iran, Germany, Oman, Yemen, the North Sea, Sweden and Saudi Arabia. We live through two wars and we meet VIPs and heads of state.  Highly experienced helicopter pilot Nick Mylne constantly dazzles and entertains with his recollections of his professional life in a spin.

About the Author

Nick Mylne spent thirty years flying in the commercial and the military worlds. This was followed by twenty years teaching Aviation Law and Human Performance and Limitations at Oxford Aviation  and L3 Harris Aviation Academies. Nick, who is married and has five children, speaks, reads and writes Arabic.