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  • Lighter than Air Robotsby Yasmina Bestaoui Sebbane

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    An aerial robot is a system capable of sustained flight with no direct human control and able to perform a specific task. A lighter than air robot is an aerial robot that relies on the static lift to balance its own weight. It can also be defined as a lighter than air unmanned aerial vehicle or an unmanned airship with sufficient autonomy. Lighter... more...

  • RC-Elektro-Helikopterby Thomas Riegler

    Franzis Verlag 2013; US$ 9.14

    RC-Heli selber bauen - leichter als gedacht! Das Steuern von RC-Helikoptern ist ein faszinierendes Hobby. Meist erfolgt der Einstieg über sogenannte Readyto-fly-Sets, die neben dem flugfertigen Modell alles enthalten, was man zum Fliegen benötigt. Da bekommt man schnell Lust auf mehr - vor allem auf größere und anspruchsvollere Modelle. Allerdings... more...

  • Die Illusion der Wunderwaffenby Ralf Schabel

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 56.00

    Die Hoffnungen der deutschen Wehrmacht konzentrierten sich in der Endphase des Zweiten Weltkriegs darauf, durch Wunderwaffen die Kriegswende im letzten Augenblick herbeizuführen. Während Hitler mit dem "Blitzbomber" die Invasion abwehren wollte, glaubte ein Teil der Luftwaffenführung, mit einem überlegenen Düsenjäger die Luftherrschaft über Deutschland... more...

  • The Dakota Hunterby Hans Wiesman

    Casemate 2015; US$ 22.99

    This book tells the story of a Dutch boy who grew up during the 1950s in post-war Borneo, where he had frequent encounters with an airplane, the Douglas DC-3, aka the C-47 Skytrain or Dakota of World War II fame. For a young boy living in a remote jungle community, the aircraft reached the proportions of a romantic icon, as the essential lifeline to... more...

  • Assembling and Supporting the Joint Strike Fighter in the UKby Cynthia R. Cook; Mark V. Arena; John C. Graser; Hans Pung

    RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95

    This report contains an analysis conductedfor the UK Ministry of Defence regarding its plan to buy up to 150 JointStrike Fighters. The authors found significant overlap between final assembly and repair and estimated the costs of various final assembly options. more...

  • Safety and Reliability in Cooperating Unmanned Aerial Systemsby Camille Alain Rabbath; N. Lechevin

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 132.00

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of recent advances in the analysis and design of health management systems for cooperating unmanned aerial vehicles. Such systems rely upon monitoring and fault adaptation schemes. Motivation for their study comes from the fact that, despite the use of fault-tolerant control software and hardware embedded... more...

  • The Desert Hawkby Barbara Hehner

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 6.99

    The Desert Hawk is the story of James F. "Stocky" Edwards, one of Canada?s greatest WWII air aces, a fighter pilot who earned his nickname not because of his build, but because he would stand up to anything. A Saskatchewan farm boy whose bird-shooting skills would serve him well later in battle, he joined the RCAF and at 20 years old was leading... more...

  • Harrierby Jonathan Glancey

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 12.38

    The British designed and built the Harrier, the most successful vertical take-off-and-landing aircraft ever made. Combining state-of-the-art fighter plane technology with a helicopter's ability to land vertically the Harrier has played an indispensable role for the RAF and Royal Navy in a number of conflicts, most famously the Falklands War. Jonathan... more...

  • Spitfireby Jonathan Glancey

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 13.84

    It is difficult to overestimate the excitement that accompanied the birth of the Spitfire. An aircraft imbued with balletic grace and extraordinary versatility, it was powered by a piston engine and a propeller, yet came tantalisingly close to breaking the sound barrier. First flown in 1936, the Spitfire soon came to symbolize Britain's defiance... more...

  • The Royal Air Force in the Cold War 1950-1970by Ian Proctor

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 16.99

    Soon after the Second world War, wartime allies became Cold War adversaries, and by 1950 the perceived threat of a Soviet strike on Western Europe or Britain dominated military planning. For the next forty years, the Royal Air Force was in the front-line of the Cold War. In Britain and Germany, light bomber crews exercised in preparation for a future... more...