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In Love with Flying
     

In Love with Flying

by Kenneth Ford
 

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Flying with and without an engine. In this engaging memoir, Kenneth Ford does more than provide tales from his fifty years of piloting light airplanes and gliders. He explains the kinds of lift that keep gliders aloft, the idiosyncrasies of "tail-draggers," the art of landing in a crosswind, and more. Adding to his own story, he crafts loving profiles of other

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Flying with and without an engine. In this engaging memoir, Kenneth Ford does more than provide tales from his fifty years of piloting light airplanes and gliders. He explains the kinds of lift that keep gliders aloft, the idiosyncrasies of "tail-draggers," the art of landing in a crosswind, and more. Adding to his own story, he crafts loving profiles of other aviators whom he met and admired.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940011095580
Publisher:
Kenneth Ford
Publication date:
09/03/2010
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Kenneth W. Ford is a retired physicist and physics teacher. In addition to research papers and other articles, he has written ten books. The most recent one, due out in early 2015, is "Building the H Bomb: A Personal History." His most recent book on quantum physics is "101 Quantum Questions: What You Need to Know about the World You Can't See" (2011). In his book "In Love with Flying" (2007) he steps outside of physics to write about flying light planes and gliders, which was his passion for fifty years. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife Joanne. They have seven children and fourteen grandchildren.

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