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  • vie metamorphosisby Roman Bönsch

    Ambra 2012; US$ 55.95

    What is today known as the Vienna International Airport was originally erected in 1954, and has since been extensively expanded. Between 2006 and 2011, the annual number of passengers using the airport rose from 17 to over 21 million. In order to ensure the safety of the growing numbers of passengers, and to deliver state-of-the-art logistics for freight... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Avionics Handbookby Cary R. Spitzer

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 119.95

    "The Avionics Handbook" presents an overview of avionics, from the building blocks of a typical system through the process used in designing, building, and testing modern military and civil aircraft avionics systems. more...

  • Modelling and Control of Mini-Flying Machinesby Pedro Castillo

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Provides insights into two staple control problems: the rotary aircraft and the VTOL fixed wing aircraft. more...

  • Aircraft Safetyby Shari Krause

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 42.00

    * 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...