By Macarthur Job
Jet commute shrank the realm. Planes may perhaps fly quicker, extra and at better altitude; beginning the door to international vacation trips to the hundreds. yet, it got here at a cost. within the early days this new complex period of aviation confronted a number of unexpected difficulties, leading to catastrophic injuries and unavoidably the lack of human lives.
From the 1st jetliner, the ill-fated Comet, to an awful Boeing 747 mid-air collision at Tenerife, award-winning Macarthur task – one of many world’s optimum aviation writers, and himself a pilot - tells the tales and unpicks the motives of eighteen fateful air disasters.
Based on coincidence stories and huge examine he unearths how those calamities ended in the advance of the most secure and most appropriate type of delivery within the world.
Illustrated with images and technical drawings through aviation artist Matthew Tesch, 'Air catastrophe 2: The Jet Age' covers the interval among 1952 and 1977.
Other books within the series:
Air catastrophe 1: The Propeller Era
Air catastrophe three: Terror within the Sky
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In the next chapter, I will offer some thoughts on the commander’s vision and share a few stories intended to help you develop and communicate your own vision. I will then offer some ideas on building an environment for success. 21 SHARING SUCCESS––OWNING FAILURE Notes 1. Col William T. Lord, USAF, interviewed by author, November 2000. 2. SMSgt Michael Brake, USAF, interviewed by author, December 2000. 3. SMSgt Beverly Hill, USAF, interviewed by author, January 2001. 4. SMSgt Christopher Schloemer, USAF, interviewed by author, January 2001.
As the commander, you set the tone for the entire squadron. Are you an active and engaged listener? Do you maintain eye contact when people are talking? Do you ask questions to clarify their positions? Do you encourage diversity of opinions on issues? Can you summarize a complex discussion into logical points at the end of a staff meeting? All of these are essential characteristics of an active lis- 30 VISION AND ENVIRONMENT tener. Not only must you set the example as the commander; you must mentor your key supervisors to do the same.
Lt Col Jeff Lofgren, interviewed by author, February 2001. 2. John G. : National Defense University Press, 1990), 31.
Air Disaster 2: The Jet Age by Macarthur Job