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  • Test and Evaluation of Aircraft Avionics and Weapon Systems, 2nd Editionby Robert E. McShea

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2014; US$ 175.00

    Technology is ever-changing in the field of aircraft avionics and new systems may require a different approach to testing. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) revises its regulatory material as a result of system updates and therefore requirements for airworthiness testing also need to be updated.Test and Evaluation of Aircraft Avionics and Weapon... more...

  • North Star over My Shoulderby Bob Buck

    Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 16.00

    It is rare to find one person whose life embodies the history of an industry the way Bob Buck's life encompasses the history of commercial aviation in America. Buck first flew in the 1920s, inspired by the exploits of Charles Lindbergh. In 1930, at age sixteen, he flew solo from coast to coast, breaking the junior transcontinental speed record. In... more...

  • Military Airframe Acquisition Costsby Cynthia R. Cook; John C. Graser

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    This report examines the package of new tools and techniques known as "lean production" to see if it would enable aircraft manufacturers to produce new weapon systems at costs below those predicted by historical cost estimating models. more...

  • A Modern Course in Aeroelasticityby E. H Dowell

    Springer 2005; US$ 109.00

    In this new edition, the fundamental material on classical linear aeroelasticity has been revised. Also new material has been added describing recent results on the research frontiers dealing with nonlinear aeroelasticity as well as major advances in the modelling of unsteady aerodynamic flows using the methods of computational fluid dynamics and reduced... more...

  • Ground studies for pilotsby David Harris

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2003; US$ 55.99

    Designed to be fully up-to-date in 2003, with the latest Joint Aviation Requirements for Flight Crew Licensing, this text updates the "Ground Studies for Pilots". It features model exam questions and answers. more...

  • How Much Is Enough?by Russell Shaver; Michael Kennedy

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    This summary of a large RAND study explains how researchers calculated the minimum cost to the nation?s economy of providing baggage scanning at all U.S. airports. The cost of the scan-every-bag mandate is estimated to be about $4.5 billion; positive passenger profiling--sometimes called the ?registered traveler? program--could lower the total cost... more...

  • How Much Is Enough?by Russell Shaver; Michael Kennedy; Chad Shirley; Paul Dreyer

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    In the wake of September 11, 2001, the Transportation Security Agency was given the responsibility for ensuring that all baggage flying on U.S. aircraft would be screened. Left undefined was how much equipment should be deployed to scan all baggage thoroughly while not unnecessarily inconveniencing the public. more...

  • The Benefits of Positive Passenger Profiling on Baggage Screening Requirementsby Russell Shaver; Michael Kennedy

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    Can positive passenger profiling lower the overall costs of airport security while minimizing the inconvenience to the flying public and retaining airport security at a high level? The authors calculate the cost of scanning as many bags as possible without abandoning the benefits of profiling. more...

  • 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

    27 NEW CASE STUDIES WHAT DO WE LEARN WHEN AN AIRPLANE CRASHES? Taken from the richest source of flying information -- exhaustive flight safety investigations -- this updated book examines more than 40 accidents/incidents involving airline and general aviation flights. By thoroughly dissecting what happened and why, aviation safety expert... more...