Preface1. Takeoff!2. Takeoff (Never Mind!)3. Controlling the Plane4. Vanished!5. Practice Makes Perfect6. Turbulence7. The 168-Ton Glider8. Approach9. LandingEpilogueNotesReferencesIndex
Melding a pilot's practical view of life in the cockpit with the expertise of an engineering professor to give readers an insider look at plane crashes.
George Bibel is a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of North Dakota. He is the author of Beyond the Black Box: The Forensics of Airplane Crashes and Train Wreck: The Forensics of Rail Disasters. His books have been adapted into training courses and invited lectures at leading aerospace institutions such as NASA, MIT, and Boeing.