Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections
"Patrick Smith is extraordinarily knowledgeable about modern aviation...the ideal seatmate, a companion, writer and explainer."—Boston Globe
Airline pilot Patrick Smith divulges his personal and sometimes surprising insights into the most newsworthy and wacky topics involving air travel today. It's an entertaining, accessible read, based on the decade-long Salon.com columns covering topics from security, airfares, pilot training, airline customer service, and more. In the way Anthony Bourdain makes the world of cuisine fascinating even for those with no real interest in cooking, Patrick Smith does the same for flying, winning huge accolades for his lively style and fascinating explanations.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - drmaf - LibraryThing
Absorbing, informative, quirky and hugely entertaining warts & all expose of the airline industry. Smith is a celebrated blogger with a long experience of both the glamourous and decidedly less ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - knightlight777 - LibraryThing
The book is mainly a compilation of write in questions from regular folks about all topics connected with commercial aviation. Smith comes across as a top notch pilot but also a superb writer with a ... Read full review