By Rick Durden,Cory Emberson,Patty Wagstaff
In a provocative and infrequently arguable variety, this consultant starts off the place standard-issue flight education manuals depart off. The pondering Pilot courses you deeply into themes that were not taught in flight training-everything from the right way to particularly do a preflight, via preserving your passengers chuffed, scud operating, precautionary landings, and the way to outlive a crash. It incorporates a distinctive advent to flying floats, skis, aerobatics, and vintage airplanes; probes a few of aviation's soiled little secrets and techniques, explodes myths, and provides the easiest, such a lot succinct advisor to flying tailwheel airplanes ever written. Rick Durden was defined as aviation's Renaissance guy. he's an Airline Transport-rated pilot with event in a few two hundred kinds of airplanes, a training aviation legal professional who has been enthusiastic about hundreds and hundreds of plane coincidence circumstances, author, aviation journal editor, safeguard counselor, flight teacher, volunteer pilot in distant parts of the U.S. and crucial the US, and has been the administrative director of a nonprofit conservation association utilizing airplane and volunteer pilots all through a lot of North America.