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- McGraw-Hill 2002; US$ 29.95
* A comprehensive study guide providing pilots the answers they need to excel on their technical interview. * Features nearly 1000 potential questions (and answers) that may be asked during the technical interview for pilot positions. * Wide scope--ranges from light aircraft through heavy jet operations. * Culled from interviewing practices of leading... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; Not Available
In the essays collected here William Langewiesche considers how flying has altered not only how we move about the earth, but also how we view our world and our place in it. With vivid descriptions of the aesthetics and excitement of flight, Langewiesche also writes of the risks that go with this beauty: the perils of air traffic control, and the dangers... more...
- Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc. 2005; US$ 14.99
Back in print with a new design, this guide includes instruction on the basics of takeoffs and landings, the realities of flying into and out of an airport, and the functions of the throttle, stick, rudder, and trim. A pilot's pilot, Collins provides a complete and coherent account, from takeoff roll to full stop, of a perfect flight and landing;... more...
- Pen and Sword 2009; US$ 8.99
Britains desire to stay at the leading edge in the design and development of modern jet powered aircraft was born in the later stages of World War Two. The RAF sent requests to the leading aircraft manufactures for a variety of specifications, amongst which was one for a long-range heavy bomber. Three designs were accepted and eventually went... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2007; US$ 19.95
Today's Leading Guide to Federal AviationRules and Regulations-Now Updated with the Latest Changes. The only edited and annotated guide to federal aviation regulations, AIM/FAR 2008 arms you with the latest federally required rulesfor general aviation flying, including all new Transportation Security Administration requirements. This updated aviation... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
?Gripping and genuinely heartwarming.? ? New York Daily News The inspirational New York Times bestselling autobiography of a true American hero, in Highest Duty Capt. Chesley ?Sully? Sullenberger?the pilot who miraculously landed a crippled US Airways Flight 1549 in New York?s Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers?shares... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; Not Available
On January 15, 2009, a US Airways Airbus A320 had just taken off from LaGuardia Airport in New York, when a flock of Canada geese collided with it, destroying both of its engines. Over the next three minutes, the plane's pilot Chelsey "Sully" Sullenberger, managed to glide to a safe landing in the Hudson River. It was an instant media sensation, the... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 1997; US$ 29.95
The fourth edition of the perennial best-seller. Fully updated, with everything the private pilot needs to know about flying IFR, such as handling emergencies, filing flight plans, understanding IFR communications, navigating, and flying more efficiently. Polish and improve your instrument-flight skills with the proficiency exercises. Glossary of aviation... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2000; US$ 31.95
This literal survival guide for new pilots identifies "the killing zone," the 40-250 flight hours during which unseasoned aviators are likely to commit lethal mistakes. Presents the statistics of how many pilots will die in the zone within a year; calls attention to the eight top pilot killers (such as "VFR into IFR," "Takeoff... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 23.27
The No 1 bestselling author of Kokoda, Tobruk and Nancy Wake 'Undoubtedly the best aviation book I have ever read.' DICK SMITH SIR CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH IS ONE OF AUSTRALIA'S MOST LOVED HEROES In an action-packed life, the indomitable 'Smithy' went from fighting as a soldier amid the carnage of Gallipoli and the Western Front to taking to the... more...