Blind Trust

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Quill / William Morrow, 1987 - Political Science - 416 pages
Arguing that deregulation has added nearly irresistible economic pressures to a system already strained, the author, a pilot and lawyer, examines the limitations of the Federal Aviation Administration, explores the role of human performance in safety prob

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The deregulation of the airlines in 1978 has produced a serious erosion of the margin of safety for passengers, argues author Nance, a former pilot for Braniff Airlines and currently a lawyer. He ... Read full review


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John J. Nance was born on July 5, 1946. He received a Bachelor's Degree from SMU and a Juris Doctor from SMU School of Law, and is a licensed aerospace attorney. He is a decorated Air Force pilot veteran of Vietnam and Operations Desert Storm/Desert Shield, and he is a Lieutenant Colonel in the USAF Reserve. He is also an internationally recognized air safety analyst and advocate, and is the Aviation Analyst for ABC World News and the Aviation Editor for Good Morning America. He has written several non-fiction books including Splash of Colors, Blind Trust, On Shaky Ground, What Goes Up, and Golden Boy. He has also written numerous novels including Final Approach, Scorpion Strike, Phoenix Rising, The Last Hostage, Blackout, Headwind, Turbulence, Skyhook, Fire Flight, and Saving Cascadia. His novels Pandora's Clock and Medusa's Child both aired as two-part mini-series on television.

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