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Unlearning to Fly: Navigating the Turbulence and Bliss of Growing Up in the Sky

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Published December 20th 2020
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Mark Moxley-Knapp
An excellent, unflinching memoir of a rather unusual life. Growing up with a not-so-successful pilot father, in a strict religion, moving around the country. Dreaming of flying, getting involved where he could, and finally becoming an airline pilot (right at the end of the book; could there be another coming?) Well-written and -edited. Full of interesting stories. Plenty of detail for aviation enthusiasts, but nothing over the top for those not in the industry (plus down to earth explanations of ...more
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The Dream That Beckons

The author is an old friend of mine. This is his origin story. Very accessible to the aviation layman. Truly captures the simultaneous solitude and sense of connection that accompanies the pilot lifestyle. Very meticulous at pointing out the almost imperceptible turns of fate and subtle decisions that lead one to his/her vocation. It gave me a better idea of a pilot's perspective in the airline industry.
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