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How pilots live : an examination of the lifestyle of commercial pilots

Author: Simon Bennett
Publisher: Oxford : Peter Lang, [2014]
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This book paints a detailed picture of the commercial pilot lifestyle, from the struggle to pay for training to time spent down route to thoughts of retirement. Once a glamorous occupation, commercial flying is today more of a job than a vocation with many pilots working the maximum permissible hours for increasingly meagre rewards under evermore stressful conditions. Pilots talk candidly about acute and chronic  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Bennett
ISBN: 9783034317221 3034317220
OCLC Number: 871062842
Description: 283 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Contents: The Realpolitik of Commercial Aviation - Diarising Our Lives - Quantitative and Qualitative - The Lived Reality of Commercial Flying - What Have We Learned?
Responsibility: Simon Ashley Bennett.

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The book paints a detailed picture of commercial pilot lifestyle, from the struggle to pay for training to time spent down route to thoughts of retirement. Once a glamorous occupation, commercial  Read more...

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