By W. E. Johns
Biggles retires from the Air Police within the desire of being recruited in different places. he's hoping to infiltrate a gun operating racket who're believed to be promoting weapons to rebels in African international locations and supporting to impress civil warfare. After advertisements, Biggles is approached through a count number Alexander Stavropulos and provided a beneficiant salary to fly for him. Biggles is taken by way of airplane to Noriovika, a village in northern Greece the place the count number has a personal airfield. the following, he's surprised to discover Roderick Canson, a crooked ex-RAF pilot who Biggles has formerly visible imprisoned in BIGGLES AND THE BLACK masks. fortunately, the count number already is familiar with that Biggles is an ex-policeman so Canson can't reveal him. Canson and a pilot known as Jumbo Brady are despatched on a regimen supply to Africa yet a message is later got that their Constellation aircraft has crashed in a space often called the Sudd. Biggles is assigned as co-pilot to Sandy furnish and they're either despatched out in a one other Constellation plane to rescue Canson, Brady and their shipment. On direction, Biggles and Sandy are pressured to land via an army aircraft piloted by way of Lieutenant I'Nobo of the Congolese Air strength. I'Nobo searches their airplane, discovering not anything, yet says he has been tipped off Constellation is smuggling weapons to rebels within the Congo and he has orders to prevent it. Canson, who has visible the airplane come down, makes his solution to them and tells Biggles that his Constellation used to be additionally pressured down, yet has now not but been chanced on via the Congolese military. Biggles, Sandy and Canson go back to Canson's Constellation plane. Canson is adamant that his shipment is farm equipment and he's astonished to discover it's really weapons while Biggles opens the crates up. The weapons are hidden within the surrounding bush, as to be came upon with them may suggest demise for them all. throughout the evening, Canson returns to Biggles' airplane and steals it to flee, leaving Biggles and Sandy stranded with the unique Constellation that's slowed down and can't be flown. Canson will get his comeuppance whilst I'Nobo shoots him down in flames, an occasion proven at the dirt disguise of the booklet. Brady returns to affix the celebration, having been away looking aid. he's via Sergeant Ducard of the Congolese military, with whom Biggles quickly falls out. Lieutenant I'Nobo arrives simply in time to forestall difficulty. Ducard and his males depart, yet then one in all them, known as Christmas, deserts, to flee from Ducard and sign up for Biggles and the others. This brings Ducard again and one other risky disagreement is just kept away from through the well timed arrival of Algy and Ginger. they've got pop out to the Congo with the count number, who's attempting to tackle what's occurring together with his planes. He actually has no wisdom of any smuggling as he obtained the goods for supply prepared packed and the Greek govt set a capture for the true culprits in the back of the smuggling operation.
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Biggles and the Gun Runners by W. E. Johns