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Capt. W. Patrick Gordon, M.Sc. 
Author and Consultant: VIP Aviation & Marine  | 
Amelia Island, FL

F-T-F-A (Fly The Friggin’ Airplane) Book 1, details Patrick’s early years of flying. A humorous, yet enthralling chronicle of the ups and downs of a young man from the American midwest, going through the financial and emotional turmoil, that comes with a passion that borders on obsession.

Filled with tips, warnings and advice for aviators, this book sketches a comprehensive guideline for those excited about a career in aviation, or armchair travelers who enjoy a good read about flying throughout the world. One British reader called it “A bloody good read!” The book makes a great gift.

FTFA (Fly The Friggin’ Airplane) Book One, in digital form and printed form, is now available internationally through Amazon Kindle.

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In support of local bookstores, printed copies of F.T.F.A are now available to U.S. & INTERNATIONAL BUYERS through Story & Song Bookstore in Fernandina Beach, FL.

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