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Title:
The smile-high club : outrageous but true air travel stories
Author:
Zullo, Allan.
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Publication Information:
Kansas City : Andrews McMeel Pub., [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
216 pages ; 14 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780740727276
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Book

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More than 18 million flights a year carry more than one billion passengers for business and for pleasure. This, of course, leads to increased opportunities for humor in the skies. Consider the pilot whose skills were questioned after a ride ended roughly:After a particularly hard landing in Tampa, the U.S. Airways pilot apologized over the public address system to the passengers. The crew stood at the door to say goodbye to the passengers as they deplaned. The pilot felt so bad about the landing, he couldn't look anyone in the eye.None of the passengers said anything derogatory until a sweet little lady walking with the help of a cane approached him. "Sonny," she said right in his face. "Did we land " or were we shot down'"Author Allan Zullo has produced some of the world's most notoriously funny books, filled with astonishing-but-true stories. With co-author Kathy Nelson, Zullo's latest entrant captures some of flying's best moments, from the Northwest captain who had pizza delivered to a plane stuck on the tarmac to the Delta flight engineer who fell out the back exit of a taxiing jet. "Hey, thanks for waiting for me!" he told the pilot who slowed to pick him up. "No problem," answered the captain. "I like you."From start to finish, Air Schtick will keep readers laughing at some of aviation's most amazing antics.