By Ken Ibold

whilst after you have tasted flight, you are going to endlessly stroll the earth together with your eyes grew to become skyward, for there you've been, and there you'll always lengthy to return.' Leonardo DaVinci Everyone's been on an aircraft. convinced. however the truth is, most folks have by no means been flying. writer Ken Ibold has flown dozens of varieties of basic aviation airplanes and has greater than twenty-five years of expertise within the box of normal aviation. Defying Gravity: a glance at lifestyles from a better aircraft is a suite of essays written via a pilot, for pilots, but in addition for a person who has dared forged a watch skyward on the drone of an overhead propeller. this can be a trip into the pilot's brain. It decodes a few of the mystery handshakes, examines how pilots imagine as they likely defy gravity, and is helping outline where on this planet the place deepest aviation lives.

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