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Aeronautics. Aeronautical engineering

  • Contrails Over the Mojaveby George J. Marrett

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 21.95

    In Contrails over the Mojave George Marrett takes off where Tom Wolfe?s The Right Stuff ended in 1963. Marrett started the Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards AFB only two weeks after the school?s commander, Col. Chuck Yeager, ejected from a Lockheed NF-104 trying to set a world altitude record. He describes life as a space cadet experiencing... more...

  • Spitfire Girlby Jackie Moggridge

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 4.36

    'We had returned to a different world. We had taken off in peace at nine-thirty and landed in war at noon.' Jackie Moggridge was just nineteen when World War Two broke out. Determined to do her bit, she joined the Air Transport Auxiliary. Ferrying aircraft from factory to frontline was dangerous work, but there was also fun, friendship and even... more...

  • From Lysander to Lightningby Glyn Davies

    The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86

    The Lysander, Canberra, Lightning and Folland Gnat are massive names in the world of aviation, but not so their designer, 'Teddy' Petter. Only three aspects bound together these top-clas aircraft: they were each radical, all successful in Britain and overseas, and were all born of the genius of Teddy Petter. This book tells the story of Petter's life... more...

  • Russian Aviation and Air Power in the Twentieth Centuryby John Greenwood; Von Hardesty; Robin Higham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    In the light of new archival material the editors take a fresh look at Russian aviation in the twentieth century. Presenting a comprehensive view of Russian aviation, from its genesis in the late czarist period to the present era, the approach is essentially chronological with a major emphasis on the evolution of military aviation. The contributions... more...

  • Radar Micro-Doppler Signaturesby Victor C. Chen; David Tahmoush; William J. Miceli

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2014; US$ 145.00

    There is a growing interest in how to use radar micro-Doppler signatures in real world applications. This book introduces basic concepts, principles, and theoretical analysis on the micro-Doppler effect in radar and pulls together the latest research on the processing and application of radar micro-Doppler signatures. more...

  • Flight Physics and Propulsion – EASN 2012by Askin Isikveren; Thrassos Panidis

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    This special issue is dedicated to the 2nd EASN Workshop on Flight Physics and Propulsion. Following the EASN policy on knowledge and innovation dissemination activities, the workshop hosted individual technical and fundamental research presentations as well as advancements of ongoing research projects on the topic, providing also a forum for the development... more...

  • Flying Fast Jetsby David G. Newman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This book provides a detailed overview of the human factors and performance limitations associated with flying fast jets, integrating all the latest available research literature on the demanding operational tasks faced by such pilots and aircrews. As such, it has a strong military focus, dealing with pilots of fighter aircraft, attack aircraft and... more...

  • Droplets and Spraysby Sergei Sazhin

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    Providing a clear and systematic description of droplets and spray dynamic models, this book maximises reader insight into the underlying physics of the processes involved, outlines the development of new physical and mathematical models and broadens understanding of interactions between the complex physical processes which take place in sprays.Complementing... more...

  • Flight MH370 - The Mysteryby Nigel Cawthorne

    John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28

    IN A WORLD WHERE WE CAN BE TRACKED BY OUR MOBILE PHONES, CCTV AND SPY SATELLITES, THINGS DO NOT JUST DISAPPEAR. ESPECIALLY NOT A BIG THING LIKE A JUMBO JET. BUT MALAYSIAN AIRLINES FIGHT MH370 DID. A wide-bodied Boeing 777 is so large that you could barely park it on a football field. But soon after a routine takeoff from Kuala Lumpur International... more...

  • Helicopter Instructor's Handbookby Federal Aviation Administration

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, this handbook is the ultimate technical manual for any flight instructor who must teach inexperienced students how to fly helicopters. Whether your course ends in students receiving private, commercial, or flight instruction pilot certificates, this book is more than just essential reading—it?s the... more...