From the Flightdeck gives the reader a chance to be the pilot providing, as it does, a graphic portrait of how a modern jet airliner operates over long-distances. Since the first volumes in this series were published, the series has proved to be one of the most popular covering civil aviation subjects. In this new addition to a popular series, Bruce Campion-Smith records a flight from Heathrow to Hong Kong on board one of British Airways' Boeing 747-400s. Drawing upon actual voice transcripts, real time photography and the documentation used by the flightdeck crew, the author produces a pilot's eye view of a flight from Europe to Asia. Also covered are the ground-based operations at both Heathrow and at Hong Kong's new international airport.
Bruce Campion-Smith is a journalist, living and working in Toronto. He is a regular correspondent in the pages of the monthly magazine Aircraft Illustrated and has also contributed a number of highly successful titles the Ian Allan Publishing list, including the most recent addition to the From the Flightdeck series.