The altimeter spins backwards in a blur, like a mad scientist's time travel clock. True tales from 30,000 feet! Life is an adventure; life in the sky, exponentially so. And Airline Pilot-Author-Blogger Eric Cap'n Aux Auxier has done it all. For the first time, enjoy a collection of Captain Auxier's stories from such publications as Airways magazine, Plane & Pilot, NYCAviation.com and his own blog (capnaux.com). Also included are several unpublished works, guest stories from fellow pilot-authors and other gems. From his first moment leaving earth in a hang glider as a daring (make that foolish) young teen, to his scud running escapades as a young bush pilot in Alaska; from dodging hurricanes in the Caribbean to an explosive decompression in an airliner, Captain Auxier chronicles a life in the sky few can only dream of. With over 20,000 flight hours, Eric Auxier is a Captain for a major U.S. airline and the author of The Last Bush Pilots, an Amazon Top 100 Breakthrough Novel. He is a regular contributor to Airways Magazine and NYCAviation.com. Mr. Auxier blogs at capnaux.com.
Eric Cap'n Aux Auxier is a pilot by day, writer by night, and kid by choice. Never one to believe in working for a living, his past list of occupations include: Alaska bush pilot, freelance writer, mural artist, and pilot for a Caribbean seaplane operation. He is now a captain for a major U.S. airline. Mr. Auxier has contributed to such worldwide publications as Arizona Highways, Airways Magazine, Plane & Pilot and AOPA Pilot. He is a graduate of Arizona State University (B.S. degree in Aeronautical Technology; minors in Journalism and Japanese) and Cochise College (A.S. degree in Pro-Pilot and Creative Writing). At both institutions, he worked as a newspaper editor, staff reporter and columnist. There I Wuz! is his third book. His second, The Last Bush Pilots, a novel inspired by his adventures as a young bush pilot in Alaska, captured the coveted Amazon 2013 Top 100 Breakthrough Novels Award. The award-winning Code Name: Dodger is his first novel, a young adult spy adventure. He is currently working on two new works, There I Wuz! Volume II, and Cartel Kidnapping, Book Two of the Code Name: Dodger adventure series. A portion of proceeds from Mr. Auxier's books go to the international orphan relief funds, Warmblankets.org and flyingkites.org Mr. Auxier makes his home in Phoenix, Arizona.