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  • 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...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 24.00

    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...

  • Spinning Flightby Ralph D. Lorenz

    Springer 2007; US$ 69.95

    More Frisbees are sold each year than baseballs, basketballs and footballs combined. Yet Frisbees have subtle and clever aerodynamic and gyrodynamic properties which are only being documented by wind tunnel and other studies. This book develops the theme of disc-wings and spinning aerospace vehicles in parallel. 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...

  • Introduction to Aircraft Aeroelasticity and Loadsby Jan Robert Wright; Jonathan Edward Cooper

    Wiley 2008; US$ 165.00

    Aircraft performance is influenced significantly both by aeroelastic phenomena, arising from the interaction of elastic, inertial and aerodynamic forces, and by load variations resulting from flight and ground manoeuvres and gust / turbulence encounters. There is a strong link between aeroelasticity and loads, and these topics have become increasingly... 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...

  • MEGAFLOW - Numerical Flow Simulation for Aircraft Designby Norbert Kroll; Jens K. Fassbender

    Springer 2006; US$ 339.00

    The aerospace industry increasingly relies on advanced numerical simulation tools in the early design phase. This volume provides the results of a German initiative which combines many of the CFD development activities from the German Aerospace Center (DLR), universities, and aircraft industry. Numerical algorithms for structured and hybrid Navier-Stokes... 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...

  • 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...