Two very short stories: In "Maybelle," we spend a lazy summer afternoon as she muses on odd pairings, be those involved in breeding horses or forming more human relationships. "Mattie" is a traveler who we discover as she makes up lives for fellow passengers on a special flight to Rome, on her way to Istanbul.
John Leahy has 34 years experience as a pilot with British Airways. He concluded his career as Chief Pilot on the 747 – the Jumbo Jet. This book helps nervous passengers overcome their fear of flying. Not all airlines are the same in terms of safety so how can you determine which airline to choose? John addresses this area providing essential information to help alleviate anxiety or apprehension.
Back country pilot Harold Dougal shares true tales gleaned from decades flying in a region known for rough terrain, dangerous weather, interesting residents, and a few airstrips that can only be successfully approached one way. Illustrated with photos and line drawings.
Newlyweds Cedric and Doris Asker sail for New Zealand aboard the Elingamite. But they become separated when the ship sinks near the Three Kings Islands with the loss of many lives. The Askers strive to overcome tragedy, disaster, business failure, and a wrongful murder conviction.
Gary, a 45 year- old self-employed businessman and a student pilot is faced with the challenge of flying a crippled airplane. His life is in jeopardy, and he must utilize everything he's been taught to return to the airport and attempt a safe landing.
I was driving my car one day, when I see a small town in the distance. I drive for about 10 miles. I finally get into this small town. I look everywhere. I can’t seem to see anyone around. Oh well, I figure, I’m hungry since it’s supper time now. I roll down my window since it’s a hot summer night.