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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Aviation is a complex system, and the investigation and modelling of aviation accident causation can suffer from being artificially manipulated into non-complex models and methods. This book addresses this issue by developing a new approach to investigating aviation accident causation through information networks, which centralise communication and... more...
- Smithsonian 2015; US$ 16.95
Here is the brief but intense life of Bessie Coleman, America's first African American woman aviator. Born in 1892 in Atlanta, Texas, she became known as ?Queen Bess,? a barnstormer and flying-circus performer who defied the strictures of race, sex, and society in pursuit of a dream. more...
- Springer Vienna 2015; US$ 179.00
The Yearbook on Space Policy is the reference publication analyzing space policy developments. Each year it presents issues and trends in space policy and the space sector as a whole. Its scope is global and its perspective is European. The Yearbook also links space policy with other policy areas. It highlights specific events and issues, and provides... more...
- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 19.99
In this real life spy saga, James E. David reveals the extensive and largely hidden interactions between NASA and U.S. defense and intelligence departments. The story begins with the establishment of NASA in 1958 and follows the agency through its growth, not only in scope but also in complexity. In Spies and Shuttles , David digs through newly... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 99.50
Flight Dynamics takes a new approach to the science and mathematics of aircraft flight, unifying principles of aeronautics with contemporary systems analysis. While presenting traditional material that is critical to understanding aircraft motions, it does so in the context of modern computational tools and multivariable methods. Robert Stengel... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 179.00
This book not only introduces the principles of INS, CNS and GNSS, the related filters and semi-physical simulation, but also systematically discusses the key technologies needed for integrated navigations of INS/GNSS, INS/CNS, and INS/CNS/GNSS, respectively. INS/CNS/GNSS integrated navigation technology has established itself as an effective tool... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 59.99
This book offers a comprehensive description of the discovery, history and study of the Henbury craters and meteorites. It features colorful illustrations of the meteorites found in this area as well as a detailed map of the crater locations. more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 21.86
Following his success as a Cold War Canberra pilot, Mike Brooke was dispatched to become a flying instructor at the Central Flying School in the 1970s. Following this interesting career spell, he moved on to undertake the demanding training regime at the UK's Empire Test Pilots' School in order for him to become a fully qualified experimental test... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 34.95
Most lifting bodies, or "flying bathtubs" as they were called, were so ugly only an engineer could love them, and yet, what an elegant way to keep wings from burning off in supersonic flight between earth and orbit. Working in their spare time (because they couldn't initially get official permission), Dale Reed and his team of engineers demonstrated... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00
Expanding the Envelope is the first book to explore the full panorama of flight research history, from the earliest attempts by such nineteenth century practitioners as England's Sir George Cayley, who tested his kites and gliders by subjecting them to experimental flight, to the cutting-edge aeronautical research conducted by the NACA and NASA.... more...