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Cockpit Confidential

Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel, Questions, Answers, and Reflections

by Patrick Smith

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A New York Times bestseller

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

How planes fly, and a revealing look at the men and women who fly them
Straight talk on turbulence, pilot training, and safety
The real story on congestion, delays, and the dysfunction of the modern airport
The myths and misconceptions of cabin air and cockpit automation
Terrorism in perspective, and a provocative look at security
Airfares, seating woes, and the pitfalls of airline customer service
The colors and cultures of the airlines we love to hate

Cockpit Confidential covers not only the nuts and bolts of flying, but also the grand theater of air travel, from airport architecture to inflight service to the excitement of travel abroad. It's a thoughtful, funny, at times deeply personal look into the strange and misunderstood world of commercial flying.

It's the ideal book for frequent flyers, nervous passengers, and global travelers.

Refreshed and vastly expanded from the original Ask the Pilot, with approximately 75 percent new material.


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Publisher: Sourcebooks

Kindle Book

  • Release date: May 7, 2013

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781402280924
  • Release date: May 7, 2013

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781402280924
  • File size: 1401 KB
  • Release date: May 7, 2013

PDF eBook

  • ISBN: 9781402280931
  • File size: 14112 KB
  • Release date: May 7, 2013


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A New York Times bestseller

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

How planes fly, and a revealing look at the men and women who fly them
Straight talk on turbulence, pilot training, and safety
The real story on congestion, delays, and the dysfunction of the modern airport
The myths and misconceptions of cabin air and cockpit automation
Terrorism in perspective, and a provocative look at security
Airfares, seating woes, and the pitfalls of airline customer service
The colors and cultures of the airlines we love to hate

Cockpit Confidential covers not only the nuts and bolts of flying, but also the grand theater of air travel, from airport architecture to inflight service to the excitement of travel abroad. It's a thoughtful, funny, at times deeply personal look into the strange and misunderstood world of commercial flying.

It's the ideal book for frequent flyers, nervous passengers, and global travelers.

Refreshed and vastly expanded from the original Ask the Pilot, with approximately 75 percent new material.


Expand title description text
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    Publisher:
    Sourcebooks

    Kindle Book
    Release date: May 7, 2013

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781402280924
    Release date: May 7, 2013

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781402280924
    File size: 1401 KB
    Release date: May 7, 2013

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9781402280931
    File size: 14112 KB
    Release date: May 7, 2013

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    Kindle Book
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