Sky Tales : Sky Tales
Sky Tales – the much anticipated follow up to Captain Lim Khoy Hing’s first bestseller Life in the Skies – is a new fascinating collection of tips, advice, anecdotes and tales from his distinguished flying career. In his frequently entertaining and always enlightening style, Captain Lim’s insight ranges from aviation safety and the rigorous training airline crew go through, to details on aircraft technology and navigation in tricky weather conditions. He even advises us on whether or not you can be sucked down airplane toilets, and how we should act when confronted with a fellow passenger’s smelly feet! Everything you ever wanted to know about flying is here. Captain Lim’s knowledgeable advice is further complemented by dozens of full-colour illustrations and photographs.
Captain Lim Khoy Hing is an ex-airline pilot who is passionate about flying, having worked all his life high above the clouds since leaving college. During his career, he was fortunate enough to fly the latest fly-by-wire planes such as the Boeing 777 and the Airbus A320, A330 and A340. He logged a total of 25,500 flying hours, or about 20 trips to the moon and back! Capt. Lim finished his flying career with AirAsia X, retiring from flying in 2011. He is currently a Flight Simulator Instructor with AirAsia X, and columnist for the carrier’s in-flight magazine, Travel 3Sixty. His first book, Life in the Skies, was published in 2013 and is a regional bestseller