From the science of weather to the theory of flight, Doug Morris chats about the A to Zs of the airline world. It takes 55 departments to get an airliner off the ground and Doug brings to light all the people involved - with some entertaining anecdotes along the way.
For everyone from frequent fliers to aviation geeks, travel buffs to nervous travelers, Captain Doug Morris tells you everything you want (and need!) to know about flight
Captain Doug Morris has been writing for his airlines in-flight magazine for 24 years and has answered a gamut of questions. This Is Your Captain Speaking will draw from his extensive experience and explain everything you ever wanted to know about airline travel: whether airliners have keys, why the bumps, what aircrew get up to on layovers, whats the deal with "mile-high memberships," and how to become a pilot. It also provides entertaining anecdotes from air travels unsung heroes - flight attendants. Its the A to Z of airline travel with a twist of humour. The flight deck door will always be closed, but Doug exposes the unique inner world of aviation to the public.
Captain Doug Morris has done a wonderful job explaining many of the mysteries of airline travel while reminding us of its romance. He loves his job, and we can see why! - Michael Ott, veteran international captain and aviation safety advocate
Review: "Captain Doug Morris has done a wonderful job explaining many of the mysteries of airline travel while reminding us of its romance. He loves his job, and we can see why!" -- Michael Ott, veteran international captain and aviation safety advocate
Captain Doug Morris flies the B787, a.k.a. the Dreamliner, worldwide for an airline with a maple leaf emblazoned on its livery. He is a meteorologist and has written for his companys in-flight magazine since 1998. Doug recently completed his masters degree in Aviation and Aerospace Management at Purdue University (Indiana). He resides in downtown Toronto with his wife and has three adult children. This is his fourth book.