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- Pen and Sword 2010; US$ 5.99
No warship name in British naval history has more battle honours than Warspite. While this book looks at the lives of all eight vessels to bear the name (between 1596 and the 1990s), it concentrates on the truly epic story of the seventh vessel, a super-dreadnought battleship, conceived as the ultimate answer to German naval power, during the arms... more...
- Odyssey Publishing 2008; US$ 9.95
On May 2, 1970, a DC-9 jet with 57 passengers and a crew of six departed from New York?s JFK International Airport en route to the tropical island of St. Maarten, but four hours and 34 minutes later the flight ended in the shark-infested waters of the Caribbean. It was, and remains, the only open-water ditching of a commercial jet. The subsequent... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.95
The Wright Brothers were wimps. Or so you might think after reading this account of their unsung but even more daring rivals?the men and women who strapped wings to their backs and took to the sky. If only for a few seconds. People have been dying to fly, quite literally, since the dawn of history. They?ve made wings of feather and bone, leather... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 21.95
Developed soon after World War II, the de Havilland Beaver has become one of the most successful and long-lived designs in aviation history. The Beaver was conceived as a ?half-ton flying pickup truck? capable of setting down on land, water, and snow. Since its conception the Beaver has been adopted worldwide, becoming the floatplane of choice for... more...
- WIT Press 2011; US$ 118.00
Regional Airports have become increasingly important elements of the air network system, both as feeders of hub-and-spoke services and as origins or destination of point-to-point services.Congestion at the main hubs and increasing demand for air transportation - both for passengers and freight services necessitates revaluation of the overall... more...
- DK Publishing 2012; US$ 15.95
Retro-styled as the perfect gift for boys of all ages, this ultimate handbook gives a complete rundown of the world's best-loved and significant aircraft, from the first flying machines to today's most technologically advanced planes. Aircraft are presented chronologically, to clearly present technological advances Specification information is presented... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
The Airplane by aerospace industry writer Jay Spencer, former assistant curator of the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum and the Museum of Flight in Seattle , is the definitive history of how we invented and refined the amazing flying machines that enabled humankind to defy gravity. A fascinating true account certain to... more...
- Smithsonian 2012; US$ 29.95
The Nation's Hangar: Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian offers a fascinating textual and visual history of civilian, military, and commercial aviation from the earliest balloon flights to today's most advanced aircraft. The Nation's Hangar charts the awe-inspiring history of flight around the world. F. Robert Van Der Linden, a Smithsonian... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2012; US$ 70.00
THE MOST COMPLETE, UP-TO-DATE GUIDE TO THE MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION OF AIRPORTS. Fully revised for the latest FAA, ICAO, and IATA standards and regulations, Airport Operations , Third Edition, provides proven strategies and best practices for efficiently managing airport functions. This in-depth resource offers a broad perspective on the privatization... more...