It was a big step from the Rhodesian Air Force to professional aerobatic pilot, but his versatile aviator made it with aplomb — and used all that experience to great effect on warbirds


It’s often said that one of the hardest things in sport is knowing when to stop. Take Formula One as an example. For every Nico Rosberg who retires at their peak, there’s a Graham Hill who arguably carries on too long, or a Michael Schumacher who makes an ill-advised comeback.

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