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By Michael Crichton

ISBN-10: 0679446486

ISBN-13: 9780679446484

From the writer of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this notable mystery approximately airline protection, enterprise intrigue, and a dangerous cover-up.
 
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
“The pacing is quick, the suspense nonstop.”—People
 
At a second whilst the difficulty of safeguard and demise within the skies is paramount within the public brain, a deadly midair catastrophe aboard a advertisement twin-jet airliner flying from Hong Kong to Denver triggers a careworn and frantic research within which the best casualty could be the truth.
 
“A one-sitting learn that might reason a life of white-knuckled nightmares.”—The Philaelphia Inquirer
 
“The final mystery . . . [Crichton’s] tales are regularly page-turners of the top order. . . . [Airframe] strikes like a firehouse puppy chasing a pink truck.”—The Denver Post
 
“Dramatically vivid.”—The big apple Times

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Guys, you have your marching orders. Get on with it. M. " Felix Wallerstein said. "It's very disturbing. " Wallerstein was a silver-haired, courtly man from Munich. He ran the Norton Flight Simulator and Pilot Training program with Germanic efficiency. " "Because," he shrugged. "How could it happen? " They walked through the large main room of Building 202. The two flight simulators, one for each model in service, stood above them. They appeared to be truncated nose sections of the aircraft, held up by a spidery array of hydraulic lifts.

Marder said. "Uh, yeah, John. " "Well, actually—" "And the plane started porpoising, beat hell out of the passengers, and killed three. " No one spoke. "Jesus," Marder said. "What is the matter with you people? This problem was supposed to be fixed four years ago! " The group fell silent and stared at the table, embarrassed and intimidated by Marder's rage. " Marder said. " It was Trung, the avionics head, speaking quietly. "We're overlooking a very important factor. " There was a long silence.

He changes the autopilot params ... he descends to a lower altitude, and reduces his airspeed... absolutely correct... He is still in the nose-up attitude, but now at more favorable conditions of altitude and speed. " The instructor punched a button. The simulator tilted back to level. "And so," Felix said, "Mr. Ingram is restored to normal flight. " "But he stayed in the autopilot" Casey said. " "Why should he do that? " Felix shrugged, turned to the instructor. " An audible alarm sounded. On the video screen, they saw the pilot look at the controls and take the stick in his hands.

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