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Member Book Club "Flight for Control"

Flight for Control by Karlene Petitt

Time: Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Event Type: Member Event

Location: Murdock Theater

Join The Museum of Flight Book Club! Each Aloft issue, we’ll highlight a book available for purchase in the Museum Store. Read the book—then meet the author at our Book Club gathering!

For sale now in The Museum of Flight Store!

Our first book is the novel “Flight for Control” by pilot and author Karlene Pettit. Karlene will join us for our Book Club discussion on Saturday, July 14 at 9 a.m. in the Murdock Theater. To RSVP for this event, e-mail rsvp@museumofflight.org or call 206.768.7221.

“Flight For Control”
by Karlene Pettit

Kathryn Jacobs was on a fast track in a career that she loved with the National Transportation Safety Board until her life took a different direction. Now, ten years later she lives with her husband, Captain Bill Jacobs, and their twin daughters in Seattle, Wash.

Haunted by her past, and yearning for the career she'd given up, Kathryn’s offered an opportunity of a lifetime—to return to the N.T.S.B. to investigate a series of airline accidents.

Unfortunately, Bill has other plans. While her husband is campaigning for his airline pilots' union presidency, Kathryn secretly investigates the mystery of these unexplained crashes. And the only thing stopping her from discovering the truth is a trail of deception paved by her husband.

About the author:
Karlene Pettit is a pilot for eight airlines, has seven type ratings, and two masters degrees. “Flight for Control” is her first novel.