SUMMARY | DETAIL ?
Regarding his choice of questions for the "Test Pilot" column material, Barry Schiff asserts, "? If the answer isn't surprising, educational, or entertaining, I Don't want it ?" Schiff is on a continuous quest for aviation knowledge?and the flight instructor in him wants to share it.
Organized into eight chapters, the book presents fun facts on the following subjects: History, Piloting, Navigation, Weather, Aircraft, Airlines and Military, Facts of Flight, Procedures and Regulations.
Through multiple choice, true/false, fill-in-the-blank, mix-and-match, and essay questions, the reader is challenged to derive the answer before finding it at the end of the chapter.
A true aviation buff, the author teaches new information, clarifies points commonly misunderstood, and provides a wealth of knowledge on the aviation industry. Illustrated throughout with unique and entertaining photographs from Barry Schiff?s own collection. Foreword by Thomas B. Haines. Softcover, 400 pages.