Cockpit Confidential

Everything You Need to Know about Air Travel: Questions, Answers, & Reflections

By Patrick Smith
(Sourcebooks, Paperback, 9781402280917, 303pp.)

Publication Date: May 2013

Other Editions of This Title: Compact Disc

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Airline pilot Smith divulges his personal and sometimes surprising insights into the most newsworthy and wacky topics involving air travel today.

Saturday, May 25, 2013

In his new book, pilot and columnist Patrick Smith explains why you have to turn off your cellphone for takeoff and landing, and why your ideas about autopilot are probably all wrong. He wants people to "re-appreciate the act of air travel. It's not as horrible as everybody thinks it is." More at

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