What is it about air travel that brings out the craziest, rudest and most ridiculous side of human nature? After fourteen years as an air steward Elliot Hester still doesn't know. However, he does know all about crazy passengers, stressed-out crew and the infamous Mile High club. A tell-all exposAc from real-life experience, Air Confidentialreveals what really goes on behind the scenes and down the aisles of aeroplanes everywhere. We meet Miguel Mendoza, the playboy of the skies; Big Bertha, the flight attendant from hell; and the arrogant business man so terrified of mild turbulence he cries all the way to Miami. Packed full of scandalous tales of drunkenness, debauchery and generally bad behaviour (and not just from the passengers), these stories are so funny you'll choke on your complimentary mini-pretzels.Without hydraulics, our pilots flew the aircraftinacondition known as amanual reversion.a Ita#39;s like driving the ... But the scariest aspect of our hydraulic-less 727 was that the landing gear refused to deploy automatically. Upon approach to the Sananbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2009|