Life in the Skies

Life in the Skies

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Life in the Skies is a unique compendium of tips, advice, anecdotes and tales from the storied career of life-long pilot, Captain Lim Khoy Hing. Captain Lim provides insights into every aspect of air travel - informing passengers of all the hidden mysteries of airplane safety and regulations, enlightening those who wonder how someone trains and becomes an international airline pilot, and entertaining readers throughout with anecdotes, tales and jokes from his own personal experiences in the air. Complemented with more than 40 full-color personal illustrations of the Captain, Life in the Skies will be a valuable and useful guide for air travelers and budding-pilots alike!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 17.78 x 175.26 x 12.7mm | 294.83g
  • Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd
  • Singapore, Singapore
  • English
  • 40 colour illustrations
  • 981448413X
  • 9789814484138
  • 48,715

About Koy Hing Lim

Captain Lim Khoy Hing is an ex-airline pilot who is passionate about flying, having worked all his life high above the clouds since leaving college. Prior to his retirement from flag-carrier Malaysia Airlines, he was fortunate enough to fly the latest fly-by-wire planes such as the Boeing 777 and Airbus A320, A330 and A340. He has logged a total of 25,500 flying hours, or about 20 trips to the moon and back. Capt. Lim started his flying career in the Royal Malaysian Air Force, having been trained by the Royal Air Force in the United Kingdom in 1967. He served for about 12 years in the service before joining Malaysia Airlines and finished his career with the carrier AirAsia before retiring in 2011.show more

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72 ratings
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