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The Imperilled Ocean

Human Stories From a Changing Sea

An exploration of the earth’s last wild frontier, filled with high-stakes stories of people and places facing an uncertain future. On a life raft in the Mediterranean, a teenager from Ghana … 238 View
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This Is Your Captain Speaking

Stories from the Flight Deck

For everyone from frequent fliers to aviation geeks, travel buffs to nervous travellers, Captain Doug Morris tells you everything you want (and need!) to know about flight Captain Doug Morris has … 278 View
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This is Your Captain Speaking…

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In the introduction author Doug Morris explains how he hopes this book will fill the void of aviation knowledge by enlightening a wide spectrum of readers. As his aviation career is on its final … 3 $0.30 Add
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Planning – Before the Flight

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Chapter 1 explores the planning that takes place before a flight. The chapter includes descriptions of author Doug Morris’ life and path towards aviation, the motivations behind becoming a … 33 $3.30 Add
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Before Start Checklist

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Chapter 2 focuses on defining the roles and responsibilities of the Captain or PIC (Pilot in Command), the First Officer (F/O) or Co-Pilot, Cruise Pilot or Relief Pilot, Augment Pilot, Cadet … 33 $3.30 Add
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Two: Sailing the South Pacific

From: The Imperilled Ocean

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In readings from this book Journalist Lauren Trethewey explores stories about the many ways in which people around the world interact with the ocean. In this chapter Trethewey interviews Fiona … 24 $2.40 Add
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After Start Checklist

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Chapter 3 examines the matter of company procedures. The chapter explores topics including the captain’s duty, the airplanes mechanics, structures, and inner workings. 11 $1.10 Add
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Before Takeoff Checklist

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Chapter 4 explores the questions Morris often finds himself being asked about landing. The chapter discusses topics including concerns of mechanical issues, the “what ifs”, … 11 $1.10 Add
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Cruise Checks

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Chapter 5 focuses on the checks during the actual flight and the process of flying. Topics discussed include facts of air flight, routes, air pressure, weather, routing, polar flights, … 52 $5.20 Add
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Pre-Descent, In-Range, Landing and After Landing Checklist

From: This Is Your Captain Speaking

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Chapter 6 discusses the landing process. Topics explored include ILS (Instrument Landing System), speed limits and how they calculate speed, keeping outside clean, small verses large aircrafts, … 25 $2.50 Add
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Postflight Checklists and Reflections

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Chapter 7 focuses on the plan once it has landed on the ground. Topics discussed include airplane docking, VDGS (Visual Docking Guidance Systems), ground marshals, Captains controls, bridges, … 16 $1.60 Add
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Weather Stuff

From: This Is Your Captain Speaking

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Chapter 8 focuses on weather. Topics explored include cloudy conditions, Turbulence, atmospheric conditions, wind, thunderstorms, temperature and humidity, fog, and contrails verses chemtrails. 30 $3.00 Add