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- Atlantic Publishing Group 2015; US$ 16.95
This Is Your Captain puts you inside the cockpit of a modern-day airliner for an insider?s look at one of the most glamorized, yet deadly professions in the world. What makes an airline captain, and how did they end up flying your plane? What makes air travel dangerous, and what makes it safe? Do you have what it takes to command a jet costing over... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2009; US$ 8.24
Compelling and dramatic insights into crucial moments inside the cockpit. more...
- Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc. 2015; US$ 19.99
This is the PDF eBook Edition of this title. It almost goes without saying that all pilots eventually need to perform some type of math calculation in their head while flying. Here is a book to help sharpen those mental skills and operate better in today?s technological environment. With the increased use of electronic gadgets in airplanes, the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 140.00 US$ 112.00
Here a leading researcher provides a comprehensive treatment of the design of automatic control logic for spacecraft and aircraft. In this book Arthur Bryson describes the linear-quadratic-regulator (LQR) method of feedback control synthesis, which coordinates multiple controls, producing graceful maneuvers comparable to those of an expert pilot.... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 30.00
Aviation pioneer Phoebe Fairgrave Omlie (1902-1975) was once one of the most famous women in America. In the 1930s, her words and photographs were splashed across the front pages of newspapers across the nation. The press labeled her ?second only to Amelia Earhart among America?s women pilots,? and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt named her among the... more...
Berechnung der optimalen Leistungen, Kraftstoffverbräuche und Wirkungsgrade von Luftfahrt-Gasturbinen-Triebwerken am Boden und in der Höhe bei Fluggeschwindigkeiten von 0?2000 km/h und vorgegebenen DüsenausströmgeschwindigkeitenVS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 39.34
- Ohio University Press 2016; US$ 11.99
In the third installment of our series Biographies for Young Readers, Nancy Roe Pimm gives us the life of Jerrie Mock, who in 1964 became the first woman to fly solo around the world. Mock, born in Newark, Ohio, received little attention for her feat, despite accomplishing what her childhood heroine Amelia Earhart died trying. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 84.95
Seemingly since the beginning of aviation history there has been discussion and speculation on the remarkable inability of the industry to generate profits. This is even more so the case now, when a number of the world's airlines are bankrupt. The failure of aviation, or at least of airlines, to produce a reasonable rate of return on investments has... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Previous studies conducted within the aviation industry have examined a multitude of crucial aspects such as policy, airline service quality, and revenue management. An extensive body of literature has also recognised the importance of decision-making in aviation, with the focus predominantly on pilots and air traffic controllers. Understanding Decision-Making... more...