Flying the Airbus A380

Flying the Airbus A380

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by Gib Vogel
     
 

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Since its first flight on 27 April 2005, the Airbus A380 has been the largest passenger airliner in the world. Instantly recognizable with its full-length upper deck, it represents the pinnacle of modern airliner design. Flying the A380 gives a pilot's eye view of what it is like to fly this mighty machine. It takes the reader on a trip from London to Dubai as the

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Overview

Since its first flight on 27 April 2005, the Airbus A380 has been the largest passenger airliner in the world. Instantly recognizable with its full-length upper deck, it represents the pinnacle of modern airliner design. Flying the A380 gives a pilot's eye view of what it is like to fly this mighty machine. It takes the reader on a trip from London to Dubai as the flight crew see it, from pre-flight planning, through all the phases of the flight to shut-down at the parking stand many thousands of miles from the departure point.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847971241
Publisher:
The Crowood Press UK
Publication date:
11/15/2009
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,127,408
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author

Captain Gib Vobel is an experienced A380 captain. He has been in aviation for more than thirty years and was a Boeing 747 captain for fourteen years before going on to the Airbus A380.

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Flying the Airbus A380 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very detailed description in the operations of a A380 flight from London to Dubai. The aircraft systems and equipment are well explained. A great must have book for an aviationist.