From the moment Neville Raffin had his first air experience in a TigerMoth, he knew he had to fly. Discarding his initial plan of an engineering degree, he joined the Royal Australian Air Force and pursued his passion for flying instead.Flight Path Pursuits explores the life of Neville Raffin, both on the ground and in the air.Through the story of one man's life, and his love of flying and the machines in which it's done, be transported into a world of jet engines, aerial acrobatics, and tours of duty that made up the twenty-four years Neville served his country in the RAAF.
Neville Raffin was born in 1934, and spent twenty-four years in the RAAF. During that period, he served as a flying instructor both here and in Britain (with the RAF). He also flew in aerobatic teams, and formed and led for three years the Telstar Aerobatic Team. He retired from the RAAF in 1976, ranked Wing Commander, to dedicate himself to other pursuits.