Stikky Landings: In one hour, learn how to land a jet airplane in an emergency.

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If you want to...- Know how to control an airplane- Feel safer flying- Understand what is going on up on the flight deck- Be ready to save the lives of hundreds of fellow passengers.Stikky Landings uses a unique, pattern-based learning method to bring a fascinating and critical skill to anyone with an hour to spare. We spent hundreds of hours with readers testing and refining it to be sure it will work for you.Of course, we can't turn you into a professional pilot in one hour, but we can teach you: how to take ...

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Overview

If you want to...- Know how to control an airplane- Feel safer flying- Understand what is going on up on the flight deck- Be ready to save the lives of hundreds of fellow passengers.Stikky Landings uses a unique, pattern-based learning method to bring a fascinating and critical skill to anyone with an hour to spare. We spent hundreds of hours with readers testing and refining it to be sure it will work for you.Of course, we can't turn you into a professional pilot in one hour, but we can teach you: how to take control of an aircraft, how to stabilize it in flight, how to contact air traffic control, how to read the basic instruments and go through the landing sequence.The book was compiled with the help of professional pilots of commercial jet aircraft.Includes a comprehensive Next Steps section with guides to flight schools, online resources, and flight simulator programs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932974065
  • Publisher: Holt, Laurence Books, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Series: Stikky series
  • Pages: 256

Meet the Author

Laurence Holt is a private pilot and a fanatic on the science of learning. He wrote software that became part of Microsoft Outlook, founded an international consulting business and grew it to 300 people, and created the Stikky series while on sabbatical in Umbria, Italy. The series won the AEP's Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing.

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