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Cockpit confidential : everything you need to know about air travel : questions, answers, & reflections /

Smith, an airline pilot, separates the fact from fallacy and tells you everything you need to know about air travel. From how planes fly, to the real story on congestion and delays, to a provocative look at terrorism and security, it's a personal look into the strange and misunderstand world of... Full description

Main Author: Smith, Patrick, 1966-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, 2013
Contents: Introduction: The painter's brush -- Plane truth : Things about wings and why knots -- Elements of unease : Turbulence, windshear, weather, and worry -- What goes up... : takeoffs, landings, and the mysterious between -- Flying for a living : the awe and odd of a life aloft -- En route : life in the cabin -- Must come down : disasters, mishaps, and fatuous flights of fancy -- The airlines we love to hate -- How to speak airline : A glossary for travelers.
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