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  • Ground studies for pilotsby P.J. Swatton

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2002; US$ 69.99

    Part of a series of training manuals for students taking commercial pilot and air transport pilot licence examinations, this book covers all aspects relating to plotting and flight planning. more...

  • Aircraft Safetyby Shari Krause

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 42.00 US$ 31.50

    * This worldwide bestseller utilizes case studies to examine and explain aircraft accidents and incidents * Covers five major problem causes: human factors, weather, mid-air collisions, mechanical failure, runway incursions * NEW TO THIS EDITION: Chapters on Monitoring/Managing Cockpit Behavior and Spatial Disorientation; 27 new case studies;... more...

  • AIR UP THEREby David English

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 16.95 US$ 12.71

    Concisely capturing flying's special allure and excitement as well as its humor and tragedy, this follow-up to the author's popular Slipping the Surly Bonds: Great Quotations on Flight features 600 additional memorable thoughts on flight. * Great gift and general interest book, perfect for museum shops * Subjects include The Wonder of Flight,... more...

  • Controlling Pilot Error: Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT/CFTT)by Daryl Smith

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 24.00 US$ 18.00

    CONTROLLED FLIGHT INTO TERRAIN Be alert to the impossible. *Conduct a guided self-assessment that reveals any hidden dangers in your technique, knowledge, or proficiency *Correct risk-laden approaches to time and planning, weather decisions, situational awareness, automation, procedures, and other factors *Learn disaster-warning signs from... more...

  • It's True! Pigs Do Flyby Terry Denton

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 10.86

    Everything you wanted to know about flight, this is the fifth book in the non-fiction series, It's True! more...

  • The Airplaneby Jay Spenser

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    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...

  • Miracle on the Hudsonby The Survivors Of Flight 1549; William Prochnau; Laura Parker

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    In this heart-stopping tale, the passengers of the Hudson River crash landing evoke in compelling detail the terrifying explosion as both engines were destroyed, the violent landing on the river, and the thrill of their rescue from the wings and from rafts. Jay McDonald, a thirty-nine-year-old software developer, had survived brain-tumor surgery just... more...

  • Modern Mechanical Surface Treatmentby Volker Schulze

    Wiley 2006; US$ 232.00

    The only comprehensive, systematic comparison of major mechanical surface treatments, their effects, and the resulting material properties. The result is an up-to-date, full review of this topic, collating the knowledge hitherto spread throughout many original papers. The book begins with a description of elementary processes and mechanisms to give... more...

  • Aloftby William Langewiesche

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00

    More than a decade after the publication of Inside the Sky , Aloft is a completely revised, expanded, and updated edition of this classic text, which is widely regarded as the most lyrical and incisive book on flying.   In these essays, William Langewiesche considers how flying has altered not only how we move about the earth, but also how we view... more...