Flying Carpet: The Soul of an Airplane (Hardcover)

Flying Carpet: The Soul of an Airplane By Greg Brown, Stephen Coonts (Foreword by) Cover Image

Flying Carpet: The Soul of an Airplane (Hardcover)

By Greg Brown, Stephen Coonts (Foreword by)


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This is the captivating inside story of the making of a pilot. Well-known and respected author Greg Brown shares the journey of life's skies as he matures from fledgling to seasoned aviator, encountering aerial adventure and colorful characters all along the way. This book goes beyond traditional flying stories and teaches what it takes to conquer the nagging fears faced by every pilot when attempting to master the challenges of flight.

Flying Carpet conveys the joy and boundless freedom of being a pilot, pursuing the irresistible lure of the map. Whether you fly from an armchair or a pilot seat, this book provides a well written, entertaining and humorous look into our own human nature.
A pilot since 1972, Greg was 2000 National Flight Instructor of the Year, winner of the 1999 NATA Excellence in Pilot Training award, and the first NAFI Master Flight Instructor. He holds an airline transport pilot certificate with Boeing 737 type rating, and flight instructor certificate with all fixed-wing aircraft ratings. Other books by Greg include The Turbine Pilot's Flight Manual, The Savvy Flight Instructor, You Can Fly!, and Job Hunting for Pilots.
Product Details ISBN: 9781560276227
ISBN-10: 1560276223
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
Publication Date: January 1st, 2003
Pages: 256
Language: English

"If Greg Brown can't inspire you to join us in the sky, no one can."  Stephen Coonts

"You don't have to be a pilot, or even a frequent flyer, to soar with Greg Brown in Flying Carpet."  Nina Bell Allen, former assistant managing editor, Readers Digest