Agent: Mark Lucas
Rowland White has had a passion for aviation since a young age. He learnt to paraglide in 1993 during a year spent teaching in Zimbabwe, and has held a pilot's licence since 1998. He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and three children and works in publishing. He is the author of Vulcan 607, the bestselling account of the RAF's raid on Port Stanley airfield, as well as Phoenix Squadron, Storm Front and The Big Book of Flight (Transworld) which is a celebration of flight, packed with a unique collection of thrilling stories, fantastic flight trivia and stunning photographs.
Rowland's latest book, Into the Black (Transworld) tells the dramatic true story of the first flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia. It's a thrilling race against time; a gripping high stakes cold-war story, and a celebration of a beyond the state-of-the-art machine that, hailed as one of the seven new wonders of the world, rekindled our passion for spaceflight.