AIR UP THERE

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McGraw Hill Professional, Feb 14, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 182 pages

Concisely capturing flying's special allure and excitement as well as its humor and tragedy, this follow-up to the author's popular Slipping the Surly Bonds: Great Quotations on Flight features 600 additional memorable thoughts on flight.


* Great gift and general interest book, perfect for museum shops
* Subjects include The Wonder of Flight, Airports, Combat, Safety, Space Flight, UFOs, Pilots, and Birds
* Includes quotations from Amelia Earhart, Wilbur Wright, and Roger Caras

 

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Contents

Predictions
27
Women Fly
45
Combat
53
Air Power
65
Bums on Seats
73
Humor
81
Clichés
91
Miscellaneous
97
Unidentified Flying Objects
131
Skydiving
137
Birds
141
Ballooning
147
Piloting
153
Safety
165
Last Words
173
Index
177

Space Flight
115

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About the author (2003)

Dave English is an airline captain with an American air carrier. A resident of Milwaukee, Dave is also a contributing editor to Airways magazine and has published articles in Air Line Pilot, Airliners, Aviation Consumer, Flight Training, IFR, and Professional Pilot magazines. He is the author of McGraw-Hill’s acclaimed best-seller Slipping the Surly Bonds: Great Quotations on Flight.

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