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This book covers a span of over fifty years in aviation. From hand started light airplanes, flying off grass strips to wide bodied jets spanning the continents, from the CAA to the FAA and from regulation to de-regulation. Told from the viewpoint of a green kid hanging around the local airport to a veteran major airline Captain727 Blind Landing I still remember the morning my captain showed me how to a#39; blinda#39; land a 727. ... In calm air, flaps set to 40 degrees, he manually nailed the ILS and never looked up. ... sharply upward, he simultaneously closed the throttles and pushed the stick forward causing the main landing gear to roll on the runway.

Author:Jerry Girard
Publisher:AuthorHouse - 2011-10-01


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