CIG to Flying and Gliding traces the progress of aviation from the Classic Age to the fastest and largest modern airliners. It opens the cockpit door to offer a glimpse of how pilots do their jobs in a thorough introduction to aviation for fun and profit.
-- What makes a plane fly?
-- How to become an instrument pilot
-- Careers in aviation
-- Extreme sports -- parachuting, sky-surfing, and speed diving
-- Gliding competitions and contests
-- The future of aviation -- flying cars? commuting via air? space planes? Cruise
-- Aviation museums and places of interest, WWW resources, aeronautics and flight schools, aviation organizations, and recommended reading
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Bill Lane, a writer and graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, has logged more than 5,000 hours of flight time as a flight instructor and owver of a vintage 1950's Cessna. Lane lives in Sterling, Massachusetts.Azriela Jaffe is the author of eight books, including The Complete Idiot's Guide(R) to Beating Debt.
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Book Description Alpha, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110028638859