Flying the Big Jets
Arco Publishing, Inc. | 1985 | ISBN: 0668063467 | English | 302 pages | PDF | 34.8 MB
Chapter by chapter the reader is taken gently from the basics of the big jets to the sophistication of the 'glass cockpit' in preparation for the pilot's seat on a Boeing 777 flight from London to Boston. Examine the weather forecast with the pilots, monitor the take-off from the flight deck, listen to the radio reports along the way, view the mid-Atlantic weather from above the clouds, witness the preparations for descent and experience the excitement of landing in Boston. is a comprehensive book that reveals as never before the every-day working environment of the modern long-haul airline pilot.