Confessions of a Very Private Pilot (eBook EB)
Confessions of a Very Private Pilot delivers real-life advice from an owner-pilot on how to evaluate, purchase, train, and operate turbine and light jet aircraft. Each chapter is a story told in a lighthearted manner, complete with real life situations and humorous cartoon illustrations. Let David Miller entertain you with his quick wit and off-the-cuff remarks as he walks you through a lifetime of adventures—including his first airplane ride as a boy, obtaining his first type rating, and harrowing yet humor-filled accounts of flights gone awry.
Illustrated by Mike Ferrin, this 225-page compilation of stories and life lessons is certain to put a smile on your face. This is a must read for any pilot lusting for that newer, faster airplane, and a fun way to pass the time while traveling, vacationing, or relaxing at home.
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"I brought your book to read while having tires replaced. It should come with a warning to not read it in public places. Got all the way to page 7 when I had to put it away because I was laughing out loud and getting funny looks. Thank you again."
"Thank you for your delightful book. I was reading it last night - not moving my lips too much. But I was laughing out loud on occasion. Really good fun."
"I cannot thank you enough for your book! And I couldn't hold back laughs as I started to read it while on a flight from DAB to PHL. I couldn't put the book down, it was so comical!"
"I have closely followed the adventures of David Miller through his articles in various aviation publications. What a treat it was to sit down in a comfortable chair and enjoy a full serving of aviation tales without interruption. I laughed out loud on more than one occasion. Sometimes the laugh was the result of an aviation misadventure that I could never imagine for myself. More often the chuckles came as a result of reading a story that struck all too close to home as I recalled my own airborne antics. David Miller's book is a pure delight and a reminder of all the things that make aviation a joy. It is a must read for the pilot who is serious about flying but doesn't take himself too seriously. Thanks to David for putting a smile on the face of aviation."
"David, I found myself sitting in the Cessna Service Center in SAT yesterday waiting on some minor repairs to our CJ4. I downloaded you book and read most of it yesterday sitting in recliner in the service center. I have always enjoyed your column in Twin and Turbine, and honestly, generally read it first. You may have missed your calling both as a comedian and writer. Wow I have really enjoyed your book. I would highly recommend it to anyone with an interest in flying. Really great reading found myself laughing out loud several times with everyone looking at me sort of strangely!!! HaHa"