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The Backseat Flyer

The Backseat Flyer

by Nina Anderson, Richard Vail
     
 
A humorous perspective on what really goes on inside an airplane, this book begins by presenting the "Six Commandments of a Backseat Flyer" and then offers "insider" information on what all those airborne bumps and whirrs are, what kind of training pilots have, and more. The author, herself an experienced pilot, also provides helpful advice on curbing fear of flying,

Overview

A humorous perspective on what really goes on inside an airplane, this book begins by presenting the "Six Commandments of a Backseat Flyer" and then offers "insider" information on what all those airborne bumps and whirrs are, what kind of training pilots have, and more. The author, herself an experienced pilot, also provides helpful advice on curbing fear of flying, eliminating jet lag, treating air sickness and natural remedies, and protecting yourself from airborne germs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781884820359
Publisher:
Square One Publishers
Publication date:
08/30/1998
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Nina Anderson is a licensed pilot and professional writer. After graduating from Monmouth College, she embarked on a career in aviation that would span over forty years. With her experience in flying both commercial airline and corporate planes, Ms. Anderson has written several exciting books on aviation, including The Backseat Flyer and Flying Above the Glass Ceiling: Inspirational Stories of Success from the First Women Pilots to Fly Airline and Corporate Aircraft. Ms. Anderson's interest in technology and conspiracy theories inspired her to write the suspense novel 2012 Airborne Prophesy. She lives in Massachusetts and still loves to fly airplanes.

Richard Vail is a contributor for Square One Publishers titles including: The Backseat Flyer.

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