More About the Author
Karlene Petitt is an Internaional A330 Pilot who is type-rated and has flown and/or Instructed on the B744, B747, B757, B767, B737, B727 and A330. Petitt is a 33-year veteran of flying, and has worked for Coastal Airways, Evergreen, Braniff, Premair, America West, Guyana, Tower Air, Northwest Airlines and currently flies an Airbus for an international airline. She is the mother of three daughters, grandmother of seven, and holds MBA and MHS degrees. She lives in Seattle with her husband of 30 plus years, and is active in promoting safety within the airline industry, active in general aviation, speaks at schools, and supports dreamers of all ages.
Her writing career began with designing and authoring training programs for major airlines. Her education and life experiences has taken her into a multi-dimensional author writing fiction: Thrillers that read like mysteries with a touch of romance. Non-fiction: Motivation and Leadership with a touch of a memoir. An Aircraft Training Guide on the A330 is in progress. She's also writing and illustrating books for small children... coming soon.
Karlene's mission is to entertain through fiction while educating the world on aviation industry challenges. She is currently working on her PhD in Aviation with a focus on safety at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.