South of Khartoum was No Mana#39;s Land, even as it is today, and as we sit at ease in the comfortable seats of the 35-ton ... rifles and mosquito nets, lengths of rope and petrol funnels, anchors and engine covers, tool boxes and first aid kits, and finally the pilota#39;s Sunday hat. ... The position between the planes was not so hot, because it involved a high lift, and you got splashed with petrol. ... There are beacons and floating flares and control launches to guide him to a safe anchorage.
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