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"Your Flight Questions Answered" is a short and informative book to help
travelers understand the technical aspects of jet travel. A very helpful
read for the new flyer as well as for the experienced traveler.

business aviation, commercial jets, Boeing, Gulfstream, air travel,
American Airlines, FAA, NBAA

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Whether you are an experienced air traveler or a novice, John Cronin's
book, "Your Flight Questions Answered," has a little bit of something for

Written more as a reference guide, Cronin's book covers the many
questions the flying public can have before, during, and after flight.
Cronin divides his book into seven sections each containing several
questions with detailed answers: flight cancellations and delays, baggage
handling, weather, air traffic control, airports, airliners, and pilots.
His questions are written in basic form, much like the questions a
concerned passenger would ask who is unfamiliar with flying. For example,
one question he covers: what are those tiny pieces of metal sticking
straight up from the wing? He details his answer with the explanation
that they are vortex generators, which create a vortex that prevents air
from separating from the wing or other surface area on an aircraft.
Cronin breaks down his explanations further with additional details and
often includes a supporting picture or graph to visually stress the

For those who frequently take to the air, Cronin covers a number of the
more difficult questions regarding aircraft instrumentation, airport
markings, and cabin pressure; these are things that we probably know
something about but may be unable to give a satisfactory answer to the
inquiring passenger. Although the questions may seem more directed toward
passengers flying on an airliner, business aircraft crew may find
Cronin's book a handy reference to have available to their passengers as

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