How to Land a Plane

April 30, 2019|
How to Land a Plane by Mark Vanhoenacker
Paper over Board
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Take a seat-the captain''s seat, that is-and relax. You''re about to land a Boeing 747.

The mystery of flight is magical; the reality, still more so-from the physics that keeps a 450-ton vehicle aloft, to the symphony of technology and teamwork that safely sets it down again. Take it from Mark Vanhoenacker-British Airways pilot, internationally bestselling author, and your new flight instructor. This is How to Land a Plane.

Vanhoenacker covers every step-from approach to touchdown- with precision, wit, and infectious enthusiasm. Aided by dozens of illustrations, you''ll learn all the tools and rules of his craft: altimeters, glidepaths, alignment, and more. Before you know it, you''ll be on the ground, exiting the aircraft with a whole new appreciation for the art and science of flying.
Mark Vanhoenacker is the author of the international bestseller Skyfaring, a Financial Times columnist, and a regular contributor to The New York Times and Slate. A management consultant until 2001, Vanhoenacker is a Senior First Officer for British Airways. He recently piloted his final flight with his beloved Boeing 747 (wh...
Title:How to Land a Plane
Format:Paper over Board
Product dimensions:64 pages, 7.75 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:64 pages, 7.75 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Published:April 30, 2019
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781615195466

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