By W. E. Johns
This comprises seven brief tales. they're all Air Police tales aside from the final one, that is a moment international struggle tale. those are as follows:-
THE CASE OF THE BLACK SHEEP
An ex-RAF Officer is utilizing his airplane to smuggle nylons into the united kingdom, determining them up from a ship.
THE CASE OF THE vacationing SULTAN
A infamous US gangster is making plans to assault a Sultan's plane with a view to scouse borrow his diamonds.
THE CASE OF THE UNREGISTERED OPERATOR
Biggles is going to criminal as a way to discover an unlawful air transportation operation for criminals.
THE CASE OF THE WOUNDED AGENT
Biggles is shipped on a unique project to save lots of a undercover agent, and his info, from Bulgaria.
THE CASE OF the intense PUPIL
An very good flying scholar, who already understands easy methods to fly, is utilizing his solo flights for unlawful reasons.
THE CASE OF THE MURDERED APPRENTICE
Biggles uncovers a smuggling operation from Holland while investigating why a guy was once murdered.
THE CASE OF THE STOLEN AIRCRAFT
A guy who has designed a brand new airplane is stealing airplane for the aviation gas they contain.
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Operation requires an Electronics Operation (Security) roll, giving a variable modifier to Interrogation rolls; see Making Them Talk (pp. 16-17). Runs for 8 hours. $1,500, 1 lb. Portal Metal Detector: On a successful Electronics Operation (Security) roll, this doorframe-like machine gives +3 to Search against anyone walking through it. See Checkpoint Security (p. 29). External power. $5,000, 50 lbs. Radio Direction Finder: A large scanner for intercepting and pinpointing radio signals. To locate a specific radio within 200 miles, even a tactical headset, the user must win a Quick Contest of Electronics Operation (Communications) with the transmitter’s operator.
You want me to be half monk, half hitman. – James Bond, Casino Royale (2006) EXTRA EFFORT RULES Extra Effort in Combat (p. B357) truly fits action battles. Each of the following uses costs 1 FP. A hero may try as many as he wishes on a given turn, if he has enough FP. ULTRA-VIOLENCE 37 Feverish Defense: Get +2 to a single active defense roll. Heroic Charge: Move any distance up to full Move in order to attack, ignoring the usual Bulk penalty and other bad effects of a Move and Attack maneuver. Heroes with Gunslinger can already ignore Bulk when they run and gun, so this option lets them to add Acc (half Acc, for long arms) just as if they were making an Attack maneuver!
And those in an Action campaign, unlike loner movie heroes, work with a whole team of professionals whose skills can make short work of misfortune. MEDIC! Most disasters involve getting beaten, stabbed, shot, and blown up. This is where the medic earns his pay. To simulate the way cinematic medics can patch up allies even as the bullets fly, rolls for treatment can invoke Time Spent (p. B346) to allow “instant” use at -10. ”). In all cases, the medic must have the necessary medical gear – and nothing else – in hand, and be able to touch the patient.
Biggles - Air Detective by W. E. Johns