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The Resource Cockpit Confidential : Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections, (electronic resource)

Cockpit Confidential : Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections, (electronic resource)

Label
Cockpit Confidential : Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections
Title
Cockpit Confidential
Title remainder
Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""Patrick Smith is extraordinarily knowledgeable about modern aviation ... the ideal seatmate, a companion, writer and explainer.""--Boston Globe Airline pilot Patrick Smith divulges his personal and sometimes surprising insights into the most newsworthy and wacky topics involving air travel today. It's an entertaining, accessible read, based on the decade-long Salon.com columns covering topics from security, airfares, pilot training, ariline customer service, and more. In the way Anthony Bourdain makes the world of cuisine fascinating even for those
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Patrick
Dewey number
387.7
Index
no index present
LC call number
HE9776 .S385 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Air travel
  • Airplanes
  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Airlines
  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Air travel
  • Airlines
  • Airplanes
Label
Cockpit Confidential : Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
About the AuthorBack Cover
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Author's Notes and Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Painter's Brush; 1. Plane Truth: Things about Wings and Why Knots; The Airplane in Art, Music, and Film; 2. Elements of Unease: Turbulence, Windshear, Weather, and Worry; High Art: History, Hype, and the World's Biggest Planes; What Plane Is That? An Airfleets Primer; Revere Reverie: A Hometown Memoir; 3. What Goes Up ... : Takeoffs, Landings, and the Mysterious Between; What's the Matter with Airports?; 4. Flying for a Living: The Awe and Odd of a Life Aloft
  • The Right Seat: Propellers, Polyester, and Other MemoriesAccommodations: On the Road with Patrick Smith; 5. En Route: Life in the Cabin; North Latitude: Fear and Loathing on the High Atlantic; Looking Out: Memorable Views from Aloft; 6. ... Must Come Down: Disasters, Mishaps, and Fatuous Flights of Fancy; Terminal Madness: What Is Airport Security?; The Ten Deadliest Air Disasters of All Time; We Gaan: The Horror and Absurdity of History's Worst Plane Crash; 7. The Airlines We Love to Hate; The Yin and Yang of Airline Identity; How to Speak Airline: A Glossary for Travelers; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (322 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402280931
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8CF1EB07-2C1A-49E7-B064-6F58F05BC6D7
System control number
  • 1410383
  • (OCoLC)836400461
  • (OCoLC)ocn836400461
  • 1410383
Label
Cockpit Confidential : Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
About the AuthorBack Cover
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Author's Notes and Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Painter's Brush; 1. Plane Truth: Things about Wings and Why Knots; The Airplane in Art, Music, and Film; 2. Elements of Unease: Turbulence, Windshear, Weather, and Worry; High Art: History, Hype, and the World's Biggest Planes; What Plane Is That? An Airfleets Primer; Revere Reverie: A Hometown Memoir; 3. What Goes Up ... : Takeoffs, Landings, and the Mysterious Between; What's the Matter with Airports?; 4. Flying for a Living: The Awe and Odd of a Life Aloft
  • The Right Seat: Propellers, Polyester, and Other MemoriesAccommodations: On the Road with Patrick Smith; 5. En Route: Life in the Cabin; North Latitude: Fear and Loathing on the High Atlantic; Looking Out: Memorable Views from Aloft; 6. ... Must Come Down: Disasters, Mishaps, and Fatuous Flights of Fancy; Terminal Madness: What Is Airport Security?; The Ten Deadliest Air Disasters of All Time; We Gaan: The Horror and Absurdity of History's Worst Plane Crash; 7. The Airlines We Love to Hate; The Yin and Yang of Airline Identity; How to Speak Airline: A Glossary for Travelers; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (322 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402280931
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8CF1EB07-2C1A-49E7-B064-6F58F05BC6D7
System control number
  • 1410383
  • (OCoLC)836400461
  • (OCoLC)ocn836400461
  • 1410383

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