Flying the Big Jets

By BDUK

Part No. 1156
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By Stanley Stewart

The book simply presents the facts that people want to know about the world of jumbos. How does a big jet fly? How long is the take-off run at maximum weight? How much fuel is carried on a Trans-Atlantic flight? How do the radios work? What aircraft maintenance is required? The answers to these and many other questions are given in sufficient detail to satisfy any reader.

By Stanley Stewart - 4th Edition. Flying the Big Jets presents the facts that people want to know about the world of the big jets. How does a large aircraft fly? How long is the take-off run at maximum weight? How much fuel is carried on a transatlantic flight? How do the radios work? What aircraft maintenance is required? How often are the tyres changed? What is the life style of a pilot? The answers to these and a thousand other questions are given in sufficient detail to satisfy the most inquisitive of readers. Chapter by chapter the reader is taken gently from the basics of the big jets to the sophistication of the glass cockpit in preparation for the pilots seat on a Boeing 777 flight from London to Boston. Examine the weather forecast with the pilots, monitor the take-off from the flight deck, listen to the radio reports along the way, view the mid-Atlantic weather from above the clouds, witness the preparations for descent and experience the excitement of landing in Boston. Flying the Big Jets is a comprehensive book that reveals as never before the every-day working environment of the modern long-haul airline pilot. Hardcover, 320 pages.

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Name Flying the Big Jets
SKU 1156
Model # 1156
Brand BDUK
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