Under the Wire
An Autobiography of a Crop Spraying Pilot

" The aspirations of a young man joining the RAF and learning to fly Tigermoth Aircraft ......... after seeing an advert in a magazine - an agricultural spraying company was in the market for pilots, a meeting and a short check flight in an Auster and I was in the flying game "

Ordering the Book

If you wish to pay by cheque you can order the book direct from  Malcolm Haywood - see contact details here or, if you are local to Boston, from Chris at Boston Aeroclub.


Ordering from UK and beyond

  1. UK           - £12 plus £3.00 p&p      = £15.00 in total

  2. Europe    - £12 plus £5.25 p&p      = £17.25  in total

  3. USA        - £12 plus £8.30 p&p      = £20.30 in total

  4. Australia  - £12 plus £9.85 p&p    = £21.85 in total


Please do use the PayPal button below- you can still pay by PayPal via your PayPal account - send appropriate payment direct to Malcolm Haywood at malcolmhaywood@btconnect.com



All profits from sales of this book will go to the Notts and Lincs Air Ambulance via Boston Aeroclub who support and provide a landing facility for the air ambulance at Boston Aerodrome, the former home of the Lincs Aerial Spraying Company.



£755 cheque sent 11/01/22 ,funds raised from sales of calendars /books,thankyou to all who supported this time.


Ordering 2023  Calendar


2023 Calendar now available to pre-order for £10.00 + £3.35 p&p - you can also collect by hand by contacting Malcolm Haywood or collect from Boston Aero Club for £10 only, £5 will go to the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance from each sale. No profit is made from the calendars.

Ordering from UK and beyond

  1. UK           - £10 plus £3.35 p&p        = £13.35 in total

  2. Europe    - £10 plus £7.50 p&p      = £17.50 in total

  3. USA        - £10 plus £16.60 p&p      = £26.60 in total

  4. Australia  - £10 plus £14.50 p&p      = £24.50 in total

The cover picture will be similar to previous calendars 2020/1/2


Calendars will be sent out towards the end of the year, once they are printed, ordering now will allow us to print the correct numbers required and save overprinting and raising less money for the charity, thanks.

Also contact M.Haywood on 01526 583076/07831828014 or

email  malcolmhaywood@btconnect.com