Air Transport World

From the Flightdeck: Concorde.

By David Leney and Allan Burney. Published by lan Allan Ltd., Coomberlands Lane, Addlestone, Weybridge, Surrey KT15 1HY, England. [Br pound]7.95.

This, the fifth of the From the Flightdeck series, describes the skills and knowledge required to handle a supersonic transport and the Concorde's special demands on its crew. David Leney is a British Airways Concorde captain and much of the 80-page paperback is devoted to a detailed account of a New York-London flight under his command. Voice transcripts of communications between the cockpit-crew members and with ground stations, plus photos, flight documents, charts and maps combine to give the reader the feeling of being in the cockpit. …

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