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Darker shades of blue : the rogue pilot

Author: Tony Kern
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rogue pilots are a silent menace, undermining aviation and threatening lives and property every day. But never - until now - have they been exposed for the danger that they are. Rogues are a unique brand of undisciplined pilot who place their own egos above all else - endangering themselves, other pilots and their passengers, and everyone over whom they fly. They are found in the cockpits of major airliners,
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Kern
ISBN: 0070349274 9780070349278
OCLC Number: 40251485
Description: xix, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The Rogue Unmasked --
The Quintessential Rogue --
When Rogues Were Required --
Discovering Rogue: An Accident Investigator's Sobering Journey --
Valery Chkalow: Russian Rogue --
Special Mission Rogues --
The Failing Aviator --
One-Act Rogues --
Bad Attitudes --
The Rogue Organization --
What to Do About the Rogue
Responsibility: Tony Kern.
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This volume takes a controversial look at pilots who attempt to undermine aviation by ignoring the rules. It covers the dangers caused by the rogue aviator and offers a solution to the problem.  Read more...

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