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Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections by Patrick Smith at Abbey's Bookshop,

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

Patrick Smith David Drummond


Tantor Media, Inc

Aircraft: general interest


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The ideal book for frequent flyers, nervous passengers, and global travelers, Cockpit Confidential is a thoughtful, funny look into the strange and misunderstood world of commercial flying.

By:   Patrick Smith
Narrator:   David Drummond
Imprint:   Tantor Media, Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   Unabridged
Dimensions:   Height: 190mm,  Width: 135mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   72g
ISBN:   9781452665382
ISBN 10:   1452665389
Publication Date:   July 2013
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Audio
Publisher's Status:   Active

Patrick Smith is an airline pilot and the creator of the popular Web site His Ask the Pilot column ran regularly on from 2002 until 2012. He has appeared frequently on television and radio, including on PBS, the Discovery Channel, CNN, the BBC, and National Public Radio. Patrick lives near Boston. David Drummond has made his living as an actor for over twenty-five years, appearing on stages large and small throughout the country and in Seattle, Washington, his hometown. He has narrated over sixty audiobooks for Tantor, in genres ranging from current political commentary to historical nonfiction, from fantasy to military, and from thrillers to humor. He received an AudioFile Earphones Award for his first audiobook, Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay. When not narrating, David keeps busy writing plays and stories for children.

Along with the inside scoop on collisions, crashes, and terrorism in air history, Smith paints an unflinching portrait of modern air travel with several fresh and unexpected insights. ---Publishers Weekly

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