Best-selling aviation author, Peter Buffington, has been a licensed commercial pilot for 20 years. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Sciences from the University of North Dakota, and is currently employed in Software Engineering in Madison, Wisconsin. Peter's first book, Squawk 7700, was a revealing, inside look at the regional airline and aviation industry's operating practices. His eBook rocketed to the top five of best-selling aviation eBooks on Amazon.com for three consecutive years.
While signing copies of Squawk 7700 at author events, Peter discovered that his expert knowledge and eBook publishing skills were in high demand, so he started offering eBook conversion consulting services. He has completed dozens of eBook conversions for other authors.
Many secrets that online retailers won't share about publishing an eBook are revealed in his new eBook, The Most Efficient Way to Publish an eBook. His eBook outlines a simple, efficient, and proven method for eBook publishing that all independent authors should read before undertaking their next eBook project.
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Buckle your seat belt and prepare for an eye-opening, turbulent ride into the world of aviation from the pilot's seat. From student pilot at age 15, to flight instructor, to nighttime cargo pilot, and finally to first officer aboard the ATR 42 and ATR 72 turboprop airliners, island hopping across the Caribbean, Buffington relates his personal experiences. He explains why recent accidents, like Colgan Air Flight 3407, in Buffalo, NY, and Comair Flight 5191, in Lexington, KY, can occur.
The Most Efficient Way to Publish an eBook
Many secrets that online retailers won't share about publishing an eBook are revealed in Peter's new eBook, The Most Efficient Way to Publish an eBook. His eBook outlines a simple, efficient, and proven method for eBook publishing that all independent authors should read before undertaking their first eBook conversion.
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Squawk 7700 is a timely, eye opening, must read aviation autobiography. My personal experiences as an airline pilot and as acting first officer aboard US Airways Flight 1549 that ditched into the Hudson River, I recommend Squawk 7700 for anyone interested in an aviation career, and mandatory reading for those who fly on our national airline system. Jeff Skiles, First Officer US Airways Flight 1549
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- The Rogue Aviator - In The Back Alleys of Aviation
on Sep. 07, 2011
Ace Abbott's The Rogue Aviator is a fantastic look at a 30+ year career as a professional pilot and the personal journey one might expect in an aviation related flying career. Ace's life story is a fascinating look at the inner workings of the airline business, and exposes the continuous life/work balance a professional pilot faces during a career. The book solidifies my appreciation of putting family first, before career in the airline industry. If you ever wondered what it would be like to strap yourself into a military jet, build some exciting flight time, and then fly for the majors, as well as corporate/charter flying, then The Rogue Aviator is worth the read. Highly recommended for those seeking the perfect aviation related gift as well. Thanks Ace for sharing your story with us and for your service to the country.
-Pete, author "Squawk 7700"