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  • Aviation Maintenance Managementby Harry Kinnison

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 62.95

    This unique resource covers aircraft maintenance program development and operations from a managerial as well as technical perspective. Readers will learn how to save money by minimizing aircraft downtime and slashing maintenance and repair costs. * Plan and control maintenance * Coordinate activities of the various work centers * Establish an initial... more...

  • Weather Flying, Fifth Editionby Robert Buck

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 25.00

    THE BEST RESOURCE A PILOT CAN HAVE TO UNDERSTAND HOW TO FLY IN ALL TYPES OF WEATHER How do you improve on the best guide for pilots to learn how to fly in all kinds of weather? The answer is the Fifth Edition of Weather Flying . Regarded as the bible of weather flying, this aviation classic not only continues to make complex weather concepts understandable... more...

  • Space Flightby Lance K. Erickson

    Government Institutes 2010; US$ 92.99

    This book offers a comprehensive look at the history of space exploration, the technology that makes it possible, and the continued efforts that promise to carry us into the future. It goes through the history of space exploration, from the earliest sub-orbital and orbital missions to today's deep-space probes, to provide a close look at past and present... more...

  • Mission Moonby Jeanne Perret

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 11.88

    It is the year 1568. Emperor Akbar is on the throne and all is well in Hindustan. Or is it? Meet Ash and Tara, two feisty kids who battle the vilest villains in Akbar?s court. Devious minds are at work, planning to steal Akbar?s precious emerald dagger, which the emperor believes brings him good luck. Ash and Tara, twin brother and sister, growing... more...

  • Destination Marsby Rod Pyle; Robert Manning

    Prometheus Books 2012; US$ 11.99

    In the next decade, NASA, by itself and in collaboration with the European Space Agency, is planning a minimum of four separate missions to Mars. Clearly, exciting times are ahead for Mars exploration. This is an insider?s look into the amazing projects now being developed here and abroad to visit the legendary red planet. Drawing on his contacts at... more...

  • Energy Conversion for Space Powerby Nathan Snyder

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Progress in Astronautics and Rocketry, Volume 3: Energy Conversion for Space Power focuses on the use of dependable electric power sources on space vehicles. Composed of various literature, the book first discusses the physics of thermoelectricity, thermoelectric generator of materials, the use of semiconductors in thermoelectric conversion, and the... more...

  • Optimal space trajectoriesby Jean-Pierre Marec

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Studies in Astronautics, Volume 1: Optimal Space Trajectories focuses on the concept of optimal transfer and the problem of optimal space trajectories. It examines the relative performances of the various propulsion systems (classical and electrical propulsions) and their optimization (optimal mass breakdown), along with parametric and functional optimizations... more...

  • Optimal trajectories in atmospheric flightby Nguyen Vinh

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Optimal Trajectories in Atmospheric Flight deals with the optimization of trajectories in atmospheric flight. The book begins with a simple treatment of functional optimization followed by a discussion of switching theory. It then presents the derivation of the general equations of motion along with the basic knowledge in aerodynamics and propulsion... more...

  • The Paths of Soaring Flightby Frank Irving

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1999; US$ 69.00

    This book is concerned with the sport of soaring, mainly with the mathematical basis of sailplane design and operation. It does not tell the beginner how to fly, but it will give an experienced pilot some background, with historical notes showing how ideas have evolved and could develop in the future. Some of the material is taken from OSTIV (Organisation... more...

  • Fluglehreby R.v. Mises; K. Hohenemser

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 49.99

    Entwicklung des Flugwesens und der Fluglehre, Rekordtabelle 1. Bis zum. ersten Motorflug. Dem Franzosen ALPHONSE PENAUD gluckte um das Jahr 1870 die Entdeckung, daB ein Flugzeug, um in der Langsrichtung stabil zu sein, nur einer geeigneten Schwanz≠ flosse - Dampfungsflache - bedarf. Er fand auch, daB die seitliche Unstabilitat durch Aufbiegen oder... more...