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Mark Vanhoenacker: A Journey with a Pilot

Mark Vanhoenacker: A Journey with a Pilot

Friday 2 March, 12pm-1pm

Al Ras 1, InterContinental

Pilot Mark Vanhoenacker’s Skyfaring, a poetic exploration of the emotional power of travelling through the air, struck a chord with readers worldwide and was hailed as one of the best books of 2015 by the New York Times and the Economist.

His follow-up, How to Land a Plane, is a short tour of the cockpit during the most challenging part of the flight and shows how even the crucial technical details contain their own magic.

Vanhoenacker brings a boyish wonder back into flying; once you see it through his eyes, you’ll never look at planes the same way again.

Mark will be in conversation with Julia Wheeler.

Language: English
AED 75Foundation Friend: AED 68
Language: English
Session No. 13 
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