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The Case of the Black Sheep is the first short story in the anthology Biggles Air Detective which was first published in May, 1950. By this time, Biggles was already a Detective Air-Inspector. His promotion took place in Another Job for Biggles which was serialised as Biggles in Arabia from February 1950, predating the Air Detective by 3 months.

In 1967, a French comic strip adaptation of this story was included in the small format comic book Biggles dans le désert under the title Contrebande. The book was part of the Biggles comic series published by by Artima/Aredit.

SynopsisEdit

Biggles solves a case involving the smuggling of nylons into Britain. This was a time when postwar rationing and austerity was still in force.

PlotEdit

See article under Mr Videll for a summary of the plot.

CharactersEdit

The Special Air PoliceEdit

  • Air Commodore Raymond
  • Biggles
  • Ginger Hebblethwaite

OthersEdit

AircraftEdit

ShipsEdit

  • Sirocco
  • MacRowden's Scottish west coast steamer service

PlacesEdit

VisitedEdit

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Other Research NotesEdit

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IncongruitiesEdit

ChronologyEdit

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