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Smith, an airline pilot, separates the fact from fallacy and tells you everything you need to know about air travel. From how planes fly, to the real story on congestion and delays, to a provocative look at terrorism and security, it's a personal look into the strange and misunderstand world of commercial flying.
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"High adventure and high ideals merge when a corps of intrepid female aviators battle to take part in the hugely popular air shows of the 1920s and 1930s. Ultimately, one of our heroines would win a race that earned her the right to be called America's best pilot"-- "Keith O'Brien weaves together the stories of five remarkable women: Florence Klingensmith, a high school dropout who worked for a dry cleaner in Fargo, North Dakota; Ruth Elder, an Alabama...
"Falling like a stone from six miles up, a brand new C-500 crashes in central France, killing two pilots aboard. With over one hundred C-500s in service around the world, interest is keen to get to the bottom of the mystery. When French officials take over this highly public investigation, they call in the best there is: they call Frank 'Jammer' Davis. A retired U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, Davis is part of the National Transportation Safety Board's...
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