A Personal Flyer's Guide to More Enjoyable Flying

A Personal Flyer's Guide to More Enjoyable Flying

by Capt David C. Koch


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A Personal Flyer's Guide to More Enjoyable Flying by Capt David C. Koch

"A Personal Flyer's Guide to More Enjoyable Flying" explains how personal flyers can use the best practices, techniques, systems and culture of airline and military airmen and airwomen to make their flying more enjoyable, more rewarding and safer.

The author, Capt. David C. Koch, is a veteran aviator with over 50 years and 18,000 hours of airline, military, business and personal flying experience. Capt. Koch wrote the book for aspiring aviators, current personal flyers and managers and staff of airmanship-development-support organizations.

For personal flyers, this book takes over where Dr./Col. Tony Kern's "Redefining Airmanship" leaves off. Every aviator who's interested in being the best pilot he or she can be needs to read this book. It also reveals an innovative approach to securing the future of personal flying.

"A Personal Flyer's Guide to More Enjoyable Flying" is a fascinating glimpse into how airline pilots have made airline travel the safest form of travel yet devised my humankind, and it goes into detail on how personal flyers can make their personal flying even safer than airline travel.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780972699105
Publisher: The Aerospace Trust Press
Publication date: 08/16/2013
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author


50 years as a Personal Flyer
22 years as a pilot for United Airlines
13 years as a U.S. Army Rotary Wing Aviator
Over 18,000 flight hours
Chief pilot for 2 corporate flight departments
Several aviation ventures including aircraft charter, a flying club and flight schools
Leadership of pilot organizations
Team leader on 5 major airline-pilot culture-change campaigns
Special Assistant to the President of United Airlines for Space Shuttle Acquisition
Training pilots for the world's largest provider of corporate-pilot training
Certifying corporate pilots for the FAA as a Training Center Evaluator
FAA FAASTeam Representative
Writer/Producer/Host of numerous FAA Wings Program Airmanship Seminars and Webinars
Member of the FAA Wings Industry Advisory Committee
Executive Director of the Center For Airmanship Excellence
Member of the Kishwaukee College Aviation Advisory Board
Co-author of "False Security: The Real Story About Airline Safety"
Writer/Producer: "Jet Airline Pilot: What It Means To Be One / How To Become One"- an audiogram for aspiring airline pilots.
Writer/Executive Producer/Host: "Argosies Of Magic Sails" - a video documentary on spaceflight.
The publication of numerous articles about aviation and space

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