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Black Box All-New Cockpit Voice Recorder Accounts of in-Flight Accidents

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ISBN-10: 0688158927

ISBN-13: 9780688158927

Edition: Revised 

Authors: Malcolm Macpherson, Malcolm Macpherson

List price: $17.99
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Readers join desperate pilots in the cockpit as they fight gravity and time in a plane that's falling out of the sky. Anyone who watches the news knows about the "black box." Officially called the cockpit voice recorder, the black box (which is actually Day-glo orange) records the final moments of any in-flight accident. Often it provides the only explanation of a crash -- inevitably, it provides a heart-breaking, second-by-second account of intense fear tempered by unyielding professionalism. This 1984 Quill title has been completely updated to include twenty-eight new incidents occurring between 1978 and 1996. Some are famous, like the 1996 Valujet crash in the Everglades and the…    
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 7/22/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.12" wide x 9.25" long x 0.52" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English