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How to Land a Plane

How to Land a Plane (Hardback)

By Vanhoenacker, Mark

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A Daily Mail and the Spectator Book of the Year (2017) 'Perfect inflight reading ... Brilliant' The Sunday Times 'This couldn't be more highly recommended' Alain de Botton 'Explains simply and clearly the abiding mysteries of flight' Daily Mail 'A work of humorous and outright po...etic travel geekery' National Geographic Traveler 'Illuminates the practical reality of piloting in a concise and useful manner' Times Literary Supplement Do something amazing and learn a new skill thanks to the short and sweet 'Little Ways to Live a Big Life' books. By the author of the acclaimed international bestseller Skyfaring, the Economist's 'Best book of the Year' and a New York Times 'Notable Book', and a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week So, hello! Welcome! Honestly, you look surprisingly relaxed. That's great to see. Have a seat on the left side of the cockpit - that's the captain's seat. Yes, that's right, you're now the captain, and yes, that's the runway down there. Fasten your seatbelt, order yourself a cup of tea, and let's get cracking. Mark Vanhoenacker, the airline pilot who makes poetry out of the science of flight technology, hands over the controls. Walking and talking us through the nitty-gritty of an approach and touchdown, he builds our understanding of flight from the ground up (or rather from the sky down), offering a new perspective of one of the more challenging and rewarding tasks ever.
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ISBN 9781529410525
Released NZ 10 Nov 2020
Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
Format Hardback
Series Little Ways to Live a Big Life
118 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays

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ISBN-13 9781529410525
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
Imprint Quercus Publishing
Released 10 Nov 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Vanhoenacker, Mark
Series Little Ways to Live a Big Life
Category Aviation Skills / Piloting
Aircraft: General Interest
Gift Books
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Width: 114mm
Height: 184mm
Spine: 10mm
Dewey Code 629.13252
Weight 123g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Airplanes - Landing
NBS Text Aircraft & Spacecraft: General Interest
ONIX Text General/trade