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The Outer Whorl - Essays of an Airline Pilot
By Neal Schier
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Twenty related essays on pursuing a career as a military and airline pilot--a career pursued not only to see the world, but also to gain an appreciation for the beauty and challenges that a life in aviation offers. The Outer Whorl is an introspective look at the allure of airline flying and how that world was irrevocably destroyed on 9/11. A narrative appreciated by both pilots and passengers.
Soaring a Glider
By David Barth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Essay
This is an essay about piloting a glider, called "soaring" by those who do it. It discusses training experiences and glider flights.
Understanding Air France 447
By Bill Palmer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
The most comprehensive coverage to date of Air France 447, an Airbus A330 that crashed in the ocean north of Brazil on June 1, 2009, killing all 228 persons on board. The book details the crew's failure to maintain aircraft control after a minor failure. Repeatedly hailed as a "must read" for all pilots, the book highlights critical shortcomings in training leading to loss of control in flight
Don't Pay Any Flight School More Than $2500 In Advance
By Ben Mandell
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 25,170. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
If you have ever dreamed about being a commercial or private pilot, you need this book. Aviation is a wonderful hobby as well as an incredible profession. This information will help help you save thousands off of your pilot training costs. The author details how to pay for your training as well as how to avoid the traps. This book has the censored information the bad guys don't want you to know!