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How to Land a Plane

By Mark Vanhoenacker

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Published By
The Experiment
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Number Of Pages
64
Publication Date
April 02, 2019
ISBN
9781615195473

How to Land a Plane

By Mark Vanhoenacker

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From the bestselling author of Skyfaring (125,500+ copies sold in the US and UK alone), a witty guide on how to land a jetliner—in 60 pages!

British Airways pilot and internationally bestselling author Mark Vanhoenacker invites readers to take a seat—the captain’s seat, that is—and relax, to learn the ins and outs of landing a plane. This funny, easy-reading guide covers every step from approach to touchdown, explaining complex topics with the help of illustrations, bolded terms, and clear language. Vanhoenacker demystifies the magic of flight and lets anyone become a pilot (at least on the ground)!

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Review quotes

Praise for the UK edition of How to Land a Plane:

The Daily Mail and The Spectator Book of the Year (2017)

“A work of humorous and outright poetic travel geekery.”—National Geographic Traveler
 
“A remarkably good idea . . . illuminates the practical reality of piloting in a concise and useful manner.”
Times Literary Supplement
 
“Perfect inflight reading . . . brilliant.”—The Sunday Times
 
“Explains simply and clearly the abiding mysteries of flight.”—Daily Mail
 

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Product details

Published By
The Experiment
Categories
Number Of Pages
64
Publication Date
April 02, 2019
ISBN
9781615195473

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