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Flying blind, flying safe

Author: Mary Schiavo; Sabra Chartrand
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Avon Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The former Inpector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation discusses airports, carriers, planes, flying conditions, the airline industry, and the FAA itself.
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Genre/Form: Verzeichnis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Schiavo; Sabra Chartrand
ISBN: 0380975327 9780380975327
OCLC Number: 36651134
Description: x, 373 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The ValuJet tragedy --
Who does the FAA work for, anyway? Not you --
The plane truth --
The tombstone agency --
Business as usual --
See no evil: bogus parts --
Cash cows: where your airport money went --
Relative truth: CULT-ure at the FAA --
The second greatest thrill --
Who watches the manufacturers? --
TWA flight 800 --
There's no such thing as "safety" at the FAA --
Airplanes --
Airlines --
Straighten up and fly right --
Flying healthy --
Weather --
When you have to fight --
Silencing the watchdog --
If we really want change - help yourself.
Responsibility: Mary Schiavo with Sabra Chartrand.

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The former Inpector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation discusses airports, carriers, planes, flying conditions, the airline industry, and the FAA itself.

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