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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • AIR UP THEREby David English

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 16.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Handbuch zur Flugunfalluntersuchung (German Edition)by Christian-Heinz Schuberdt; David Herriman

    Springer 2006; US$ 109.00

    Das Handbuch für Behörden, Organisationen und Unternehmen, die bei einem Unfall mit großen Flugzeugen an der Unfallstelle beteiligt werden müssen, liefert die wichtigsten Informationen für sachgerechtes und kompetentes Vorgehen zur Vorbereitung auf den Ernstfall und für das operative Krisenmanagement.  Das Buch behandelt die relevanten nationalen und... 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$ 12.99

    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...