Flying Without Fear
Here, Captain Keith Godfrey addresses fear of flying. He takes you through everything that happens from take-off to touchdown in a simple but informative way, answering questions such as what is turbulence and why are there so many unusual noises?
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Simple things that Ive always wanted to ask
Engines and Fuel
Ordinary Pilots Human ones
Air Traffic Control
In the Cockpit
In the Cabin and Looking out the Window
Questions from People I Interviewed for this Book
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