No Highway

No Highway

eBook - 2009
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Random House UK Ltd
Theodore Honey is a shy, inconspicous aircraft engineer whose eccentric interests in quantum mechanics and spiritualism are frowned upon in aviation circles. But when a passenger plane crashes in unexplained circumstances, Honey must convince his superiors that his unorthodox theories are correct before more lives are lost.

Publisher: London : Vintage Classics, 2009
ISBN: 9781409087038
Characteristics: 1 online resource (268 p.)


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Aug 02, 2017

This is one book that is fun to read even if you've seen the James Stewart movie about a scientist who believes a new type of airplane has a basic defect and will crash after so many hours in the air. Visualizing the well-cast actors as you read makes the book more interesting. The plot is well laid out and even though you know basically that the hero will be vindicated in his beliefs, it keeps your interest to the end.

Aug 08, 2016

A good story about aircraft engineering and the aspects of responsible engineering design in the presence of potential structural failure

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