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- The History Press 2011; US$ 14.57
It is surprising how little has been written about some of the more surprising inner workings of the aviation industry. This hilarious collection of stories seeks to address that and presents the pick of many scandals and scams to have plagued the aviation industry (but amused everyone else!). It includes the Zambian man who attempted to beat world... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 14.99
How to Be a Bush Pilot is boot camp for the modern playboy and sexual adventurer, a master class in becoming the lover that every woman wants but doesn?t know how to ask for. It is funny. It is instructive. It winks and flirts. Its unwavering purpose: getting laid. Proficiently. Ranging from remedial education to moves that will educate even the... more...
- Crowood 2012; US$ 18.94
Gliding is for everyone who has ever dreamt of escaping to thousands of feet above the ground, with a view stretching to the horizon, and barely a whisper to disturb the moment. The book guides you through how to realise that dream and goes on to explore the many opportunities this compelling and beautiful sport offers. Topics covered include: a history... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 120.00
Dr. H. S. Tsien (also known as Dr. Qian Xuesen), is celebrated as the leader of the research that produced China's first ballistic missiles, its first satellite, and the Silkworm anti-ship missile. This volume collects the scientific works of Dr. H. S. Tsien (also known as Dr. Qian Xuesen) and his co-authors, which published between 1938?1956 when... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 29.17
This book traces the development of the airship, relating the struggles of the early pioneers, from the Montgolfier brothers, and the parallel of the hydrogen balloon. Throughout the nineteenth century, 'Aeronauts' learnt the skill of aerial navigation, making lost distance flights in an unfamiliar element. Attempts were made to control the direction... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 139.00
What is for a professional pilot required to fly as safe as possible? Written by pilots the book gives a detailed introduction into the basics of accident prevention in air traffic. Explicit background knowledge as well as detailed listings of safety relevant features in human behaviour are included. more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2012; US$ 11.95
Disasters are inherently frightening, riveting, and involving. Grabbed straight from the headlines, these disasters leave tragedy, destruction, and years of anguish: 1977 Tenerife, 1972 Chile, 1982 The Potomac River, Shot Down, Terrorism, Captain Sully Sullenberger, and more. more...
- IOS Press 2012; US$ 138.00
Jointly organised by the European Commission and the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology in Spain (CDTI), the Aeronautics Days sixth edition ? ?Aerodays 2011? ? was held on 30th - 31st March and 1st April 2011 in the Palacio Municipal de Congresos of Madrid. It brought together 1400 delegates ? policy makers, aerospace manufacturers,... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 29.95
Dieses Lehrbuch verbindet in einem einzigartigen Konzept Entwurf und Konstruktion radialer und axialer Ventilatoren mit dem Problem der Geräuschentwicklung und dessen Berechnung und Lösung im Stadium der Ventilatorenentwicklung. Es behandelt in seinem ersten Teil den aerodynamischen Entwurf radialer und axialer Ventilatoren, im zweiten Teil... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
Inducement prizes - in which cash rewards are offered to motivate the attainment of specific targets - have long been used to stimulate scientific discovery and technology research and development. This volume presents an empirical investigation of the effect of these prizes on innovation. In this in-depth study, Luciano Kay focuses on three recent... more...