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CFI! The Book

A Satirical Aviation Comedy
Auteur(s): Alex Stone
Narrateur(s): Ray Lesniewski
Série: A Satirical Aviation Comedy, Livre 1
Durée: 3 h et 22 min
Catégories: Humour, Satire
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Description

An underpaid, overworked certified flight instructor cheats death while attempting to teach a cast of incompetent student pilots to fly at a skeezy South Florida flight school; all in the quest to build flight time so he can get a “real job” at an airline. The planes break, the regs break, metal gets bent, students are lost at sea, and a Top Gun wannabe student, who has 400 hours of flight instruction, still hasn’t made his first solo flight. 

CFI!: The Book is an over-the-top satirical aviation comedy that’s loosely based on real-world experiences of flight instruction, but if the FAA asks, this is all strictly fictional.

©2018 Alexander W Stone (P)2019 Alexander W Stone

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  • Au global
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  • Jeff Meyers
  • 2019-03-11

Entertaining and Funny

I was laughing so hard I crashed my car. Totally worth it. Highly recommend to anyone (the book, not crashing your car).

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  • Au global
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  • Remembrance of Things Pabst
  • 2019-11-09

Loved it!

There's something magical about this book, CFI, in its compactness and in its humility. Maybe it's my (and your) longstanding and unfulfilled dream of becoming a pilot. But the magic is due to something a bit more than just our deferred dream. I think the magic comes from the self-deprecation. In a profession that cloaks itself in arrogance and self-righteousness, Alex Stone pulls back the curtain on an unglamorous and fallible job. It takes some courage to tell the truth, especially to the detriment of one's own sacred cow profession. For that reason, I didn't just enjoy the read: I loved this book.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 2019-11-04

Finished in 3 days I was hooked right away!!

Excellent book, I'm very skeptical on purchasing books and they let me down, but not this one. From start to finish I enjoyed every moment of it and I highly recommend this to people in the industry.

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  • Joseph I Davis
  • 2019-08-07

hilarious

this book is hilarious. loved every bit of it. reminded me how crazy flight training can get.

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  • Alex
  • 2019-08-03

Great Listen!!!

loved it! From an aspiring pilot it's nice to hear others experiences! on to the next in the series!

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  • JJ
  • 2019-07-18

Very funny.

If you know about flight school operations, it’ll light up your day. Narrator mastered the narration just as the writer wrote it humorously.

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  • Paul
  • 2019-06-26

Excellent

This is a great story and the narrator is truly excellent! What a storyteller! He really did make the characters come to life!

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  • Tim Anderson
  • 2019-05-26

Book was hilarious.

As a student pilot at a decent school, I can't relate. But, I can see how this "fiction" book could very true.

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  • hopes end
  • 2019-05-03

seems real but really funny

this story seems as if it not fictional and I can totally relate to the main character

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2019-04-29

hilarious , brings you back to your training days

go to most any fbo offering instructions and you will see each of the students mentioned in some form or another.
A great laugh along