Flying Ace



Book information
Author Jim Eldridge
Series My Story
Publishers Scholastic UK
Publication date November 14, 2003[1] (1st)
January 2, 2014[2] (2nd)
Pages 160
ISBN 9780439977371
Book in series 11
Preceded by Waterloo
Followed by D-Day

Flying Ace is a fictional diary written by Jim Eldridge. It was Eldridge's third book for the My Story series. The book was published by Scholastic UK in November 2003 and reissued in January 2014 with new cover art.

Book descriptionEdit

"June 1916
My plane began to fall out of the sky and I went into reflex action, remembering the many times I'd practised "what to do in the event of engine failure". Only this was not just a failed engine, this was a dead engine. And I was 10,000 feet above the ground in a machine that was suddenly heavier than the air I was flying in. I was fighting a losing battle against gravity. And then an even bigger horror... the German's bullets had cut through my fuel line and I was being sprayed with gasoline. It was every pilot's nightmare, to be trapped in a burning plane...



Main article: List of Flying Ace characters


Main article: Jim Eldridge



See alsoEdit

v - e - dMy Story (UK)

The Hunger | Voyage on the Great Titanic | The Crystal Palace | Blitz | My Tudor Queen | Twentieth-Century Girl
The Great Plague | The '45 Rising | Mill Girl | Transported | Bloody Tower | Mayflower | Suffragette | Slave Girl
Anne Boleyn and Me | Victorian Workhouse | War Nurse | The Queen's Spies | Princess of Egypt | Pompeii
Road to War | Highway Girl | Sophie's Secret War | The Fall of the Blade | Factory Girl | No Way Back
Wartime Princess | Berlin Olympics | Lady Jane Grey | Nowhere to Run | Codename Céline


Civil War | Trafalgar | The Trenches | Battle of Britain | Armada | Crimea | Indian Mutiny | Zulu War | Agincourt | Waterloo
Flying Ace | D-Day | Spy Smuggler | Desert Danger | U-Boat Hunter | Roman Invasion | Viking Blood | The Sweep's Boy
The Storm to Come | Pyramid of Secrets

My Royal Story

Egyptian Princess | Bloody Tower | Victoria | Anastasia | Anne Boleyn and Me | Cleopatra | Marie Antoinette | Elizabeth
Mary, Queen of Scots | Catherine of Aragon | Henry VIII's Wives

My True Story

What If They Find Us? | Hero at Dunkirk | Standing Alone | Give Us the Vote! | Dodger!

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