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  • Fairey Rotodyneby David Gibbings

    The History Press 2011; US$ 24.78

    The Fairey Rotodyne was a large British compound helicopter designed and built by the Fairey Aviation Company and intended for commercial and military applications. It was considered to be one of the iconic aviation projects of the 1950s/60s and a bright future was planned for the aircraft. Widely accepted to be a revolutionary design, it was economically... more...

  • Flying the Airbus A380by Gib Vogel

    Crowood 2012; US$ 14.57

    Since its first flight on 27 April 2005, the Airbus A380 has been the largest passenger airliner in the world. Instantly recognizable with its full-length upper deck, it represents the pinnacle of modern airliner design. Flying the A380 gives a pilot's eye view of what it is like to fly this mighty machine. It takes the reader on a trip from London... more...

  • To Be An Airline Pilotby Andrew Cook

    Crowood 2012; US$ 14.57

    If your dream is to be an airline pilot, or you would like to know what it takes, this book reflects the experiences, thoughts and findings of a trainee pilot throughout the journey that took him into the right-hand seat of a jet airliner. The book covers everything that you need to consider before and during the training process, including where to... more...

  • Airline Scams and Scandalsby Edward Pinnegar

    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...

  • GLIDINGby Steve Longland

    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...

  • Military, Naval and Civil Airships Since 1783by Daniel George Ridley-Kitts MBE

    The History Press 2012; US$ 21.86

    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...

  • Air Disastersby Ann Weil

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2012; US$ 11.95

    This series of nonfiction readers will grab a student's interest from the very first page! Designed with struggling readers in mind, these riveting 92-page books offer short chapters on significant disasters. Each chapter is its own mini-book, which includes a timeline, key terms, and interesting facts. Fascinating black and white photographs keep... more...

  • Innovation for Sustainable Aviation in a Global Environmentby D. Knörzer; J. Szodruch

    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...

  • Technological Innovation and Prize Incentivesby Kay Luciano

    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...

  • Applied Reliabilityby Ammar Grous

    Wiley 2013; US$ 159.95 US$ 138.62

    This second book of a 3-volume set on Fracture Mechanics completes the first volume through the analysis of adjustment tests suited to correctly validating the justified use of the laws conforming to the behavior of the materials and structures under study. This volume focuses on the vast range of statistical distributions encountered in reliability.... more...