The Proficient Pilot, Volume 1 by Barry Schiff
(General Aviation Reading series)

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Traces the history of maps, from the oldest known map etched on a clay tablet to a radar image from the space shuttle, and discusses how they have evolved with changes in knowledge, science, culture, and tools.

About Barry Schiff

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Barry Schiff is a retired Trans World Airlines pilot who has earned every Federal Aviation Administration category, class, and instructor rating. He holds five world speed records and has received numerous honors for contributing to aviation safety, including a Congressional Commendation, the Louis Bleriot Air Medal, and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association's L. P. Sharples Perpetual Award. An award-winning journalist, he has published more than 1,300 articles on aviation and is a contributing editor to AOPA Pilot. He lives in Los Angeles.
Published February 13, 1997 by Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc.. 330 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical, Science & Math, Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Travel, Sports & Outdoors, Computers & Technology, History. Non-fiction

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