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The Civil Air Transport Industry in the U.S. viewed from the realistic and practical prospective of a Professional Airline Pilot. (circa 1950-2000)
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  • By crescent4
    Mar 31, 2007
    "Vignettes of Pilot's life" Having been an Airline Pilot for 30 years,I can tell you this is the first book to cover the back ground between Pilot's and Airline Management.We have always been given all romantic end of the flying business.The great job it was with beautiful young flight attendands to work with.Having only to work the 80hrs a month.The enormous salaries that we were paid for this easy work.Airline Management was always giving the media our salaries to show how spoiled we were.This book is a wake up call to anyone who is thinking about a Airline Pilot career.This is the real story on what hardships and sacrifices it takes to become a Airline Pilot and to remain one though years of service.This book was long over due,that told the Pilot's side of the Airline business.Great reading Captain Michael Mangan,from Retired Captain Patrick Breen.
  • By mark monturo
    Feb 26, 2007
    "Vignettes of a pilot’s life" Captain Mangan’s narrative is an excellent first hand account of a bygone era; when aircraft flew through the sheer will of their captains. Pilots were revered for the magic that they performed out of sight of the uninitiated passengers; who trusted men they had never met with their lives. This book opens the now locked cockpit door and reveals some of the magic that took place under those dim lights and the kerosene soaked smell of the cockpit. From the harrowing account of the loss of an engine on a DC-10 over the Atlantic, to the more mundane discussions of airline management he provides a complete account of the microcosm of an airline pilot’s life. This is a must read for anyone who has every wondered what it’s like to fly big iron. Mark Monturo Professional Airline Pilot
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First Edition
Michael P. Mangan
September 30, 2011
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