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


For millions of people, travel by air is a confounding, uncomfortable, and even fearful experience. Patrick Smith, airline pilot and author of the popular website, separates fact from fallacy and tells you everything you need to know.

Plane truth: things about wings and why knots -- Elements of unease: turbulence, wind shear, 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:... Read more
xv, 319 pages ; 21 cm
Sourcebooks 2018

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