Shares the highs and lows of flying the unfriendly skies including unexpected encounters with golf ball sized hail, icing, and severe turbulence.
THORNTON, Colo. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014
To author Lester M. Zinser, the time he spent in the cockpit is a treasure worthy of sharing. He, thus, publishes “PILOT LOGBOOK LIES AND MORE,” his interesting autobiography quickly covers life on a farm in rural Illinois during the depression then marches through WWII, growing a top rate flight school, working with the first chimps in space, to the early years of flying expressly to measure conditions in severe weather.
The author is well-known in aviation, severe weather flying, and meteorology. He tells a story that is personal, funny and often hair-raising taking the reader along as he flies purposefully into: thunderstorms, severe downslope winds, erupting volcanoes, pre-hurricanes and monsoons to help the meteorological community discover what makes the skies tick.
Zinser has written a story for severe weather enthusiasts, military and civilian pilots—and the general public. This book shares the highs and lows of flying the unfriendly skies including unexpected encounters with golf ball sized hail, icing, and severe turbulence.
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About the Author
Author Lester M. Zinser is a graduate of the U.S. Army Air Corps Aviation Cadet Program and flew B-25s, B-24s, and B-29s. He holds a master’s degree from the University Of Illinois School Of Education. He was chief flight instructor at Western Michigan University (1957/1966) and is a WMU College of Aviation 2011 Hall of Honor recipient. He is a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and has given many weather forums at the Oshkosh Airshow including one at the Theater in the Woods on volcanoes. He flew international meterological research from 1966 until retirement.
PILOT LOGBOOK LIES AND MORE* by Lester M. Zinser
Publication Date: April 21, 2014
Trade Paperback; $23.99; 428 pages; 9781493185351
Trade Hardback; $34.99; 428 pages; 9781493185344
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