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Flight For Safety

4.3  ·  Rating Details ·  23 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Global Air Lines merges with Coastal creating the largest airline in the world. In the fallout Captain Darby Bradshaw’s 4th stripes are ripped from her shoulders as she is bumped to first officer. Leaving her Boeing behind she is checked out on the Airbus A330. Compliments of sitting reserve she has not flown for nine-months.

But when Pacific Airlines Flight 574 is found i
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Kindle Edition, 416 pages
Published February 1st 2014 by Jet Star Publishing (first published January 1st 2014)
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Byron Edgington
Jun 10, 2014 Byron Edgington rated it liked it
Here we have an aviation combination tell-all, memoir, intrigue and mystery, with a flight deck sized checklist of bad guys and plot twists. More nuanced and intricate than an operator’s manual for an A330, ‘Flight For Safety’ shines a light on trouble within the modern, mechanized and over-computerized flying game. If you’re a pilot, or perhaps especially if you’re not a pilot but a passenger, this book may convince you to take the train.
Darby Bradshaw is the protagonist, a one-time four-stripe
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Dana Griffin
Feb 23, 2015 Dana Griffin rated it really liked it
The accidents discussed in this novel are based on actual ones. Crew fatigue, reduced training, inexperienced instructors, pilots becoming dependent on the aircraft’s automation, and airline mergers so the upper airline management can profit at the expense of the employees are all actual problems airline pilots face. The portrayal of some in the FAA wanting to do something about these problems but being prevented by their leaders is also accurately depicted.

Unfortunately I thought the author str
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Jennifer
Jan 08, 2015 Jennifer rated it liked it
Flight for Safety is Karlene Petitt's second aviation thriller. The characters from Flight for Control are back with yet more aviation industry intrigue. Petitt fills her novels with terminology and legitimate knowledge of the planes and procedures in the lives of pilots working for commercial airlines. That part appealed. The plot of this one was a bit less compelling than the plot of her previous novel. My feeling on that could have been tainted by the fact that I broke my "never read two ...more
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Sep 26, 2015 Bernette Beals rated it it was amazing
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Flight For Safety is the second book that I've read that's written by author Karlene Petitt about pilots and the airline industry.
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