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Life in the skies : everything you wanted to know about flying

Author: Lim Khoy Hing
Publisher: Singapore : Marshall Cavendish Editions, 2013.
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Life in the Skies is a unique compendium of tips, advice, anecdotes and tales from the storied career of life-long pilot, Captain Lim Khoy Hing. Captain Lim provides insights into every aspect of air travel - informing passengers of all the hidden mysteries of airplane safety and regulations, enlightening those who wonder how someone trains and becomes an international airline pilot, and entertaining readers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Khoy Hing, Lim.
Life in the Skies : Everything you want to know about flying.
Singapore : Marshall Cavendish, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lim Khoy Hing
ISBN: 9789814484879 9814484873
OCLC Number: 868957318
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Part I: Things you've always wanted to know about pilots before stepping on a plane; Chapter 1: This is how we do it; Chapter 2: Speaking up saves lives; Chapter 3: The things we do for flying; Chapter 4: Patience, grasshopper; Chapter 5: The reality of flight simulation; Chapter 6: The games we play; Chapter 7: It was a dark and stormy night; Part II: Fasten your seatbelts: It's time to take off; Chapter 8: Things that go bump on the flight; Chapter 9: Now screening; Chapter 10: Are we there yet? Chapter 11: Best seats in the houseChapter 12: We're there already?; Part III: Coming down to earth: When it's time to land; Chapter 13: I thought I saw an airport; Chapter 14: The best airports in the world; Chapter 15: Being ditched; Chapter 16: The sound of one engine flying; Chapter 17: Can I jump now?; Part IV: Interlude: Human affairs; Chapter 18: It's getting crowded up there; Chapter 19: Hey, babes; Part V: A bit on the airline business and their flying machines; Chapter 20: The stuff airlines are really made of; Chapter 21: Suck, squeeze, blow and go; Chapter 22: The cult of youth. Chapter 23: For real?Chapter 24: First made popular in Afghanistan; Part VI: Welcome to the future; Chapter 25: Up, up and away!; Epilogue; Photos from a Lifetime of Flying; Short Cuts; Further Reading; About the Author.
Responsibility: Captain Lim Khoy Hing.

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Life in the Skies is a unique compendium of tips, advice, anecdotes and tales from the storied career of life-long pilot, Captain Lim Khoy Hing.  Read more...

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