January 2016, Editions Paulsen, soirées meeting … 6 minutes 23 separate the hell of paradise … A book by François Suchel … Editions Paulsen Chamonix Mont-Blanc … Reading Lorraine Berger Afanassieff …

That was a little over a hundred years ago. Clement Ader had his first "Flying Device Imitating the Natural Bird" take off, thus paving the way for the adventurers of heaven. The pioneers wrote the legend, then came the time of democratization: the sky open to all. Today, air travel has become commonplace. But it's also a job … a job that intrigues.
Captain Francois Suchel, the pilot-in-command at Air France, invites us to travel the Earth at his side to understand what life is like. From the preparation of the flights to the happiness of crossing the clouds, passing by the atmospheres of the cockpit, it confides its sensations, its emotions. It evokes Georges, that friendly enemy that is the autopilot. He describes a diversion in a war-torn country, a flight back to the wrong border, a steward called a Boeing 747, a fantastic end of pregnancy, a perilous landing with an engine inoperative. All those grains of sand that sometimes turn a flight into an adventure. He also returns to the disaster of the Rio-Paris, revealing for the first time the version of a pilot of line qualified on Airbus A330. Stories lived, funny or serious anecdotes, François Suchel makes us dream or shiver, never leaving us indifferent …
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