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- Pen and Sword 2005; US$ 9.99
In the first early years of aviation, the control systems and instruments found in a typical aircraft cockpit were few and simple, but did form the basic pattern of requirements still used today. Although pioneering aeroplanes seldom achieved speeds above 100 mph or reached altitudes above 10,000 feet, pilots still required reliable information on... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 17.99
Millions of words have poured forth about man's trip to the moon, but until now few people have had a sense of the most engrossing side of the adventure; namely, what went on in the minds of the astronauts themselves - in space, on the moon, and even during certain odysseys on earth. It is this, the inner life of the astronauts, that Tom Wolfe describes... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 106.95
This edited textbook is a fully updated and expanded version of the highly successful first edition of Human Factors in Aviation . Written for the widespread aviation community - students, engineers, scientists, pilots, managers, government personnel, etc., HFA offers a comprehensive overview of the topic, taking readers from the general to the specific,... more...
- Orion 2008; US$ 21.87
Eric Brown was on a University of Edinburgh exchange course in Germany in 1939, and the first he knew of the war was when the Gestapo came to arrest him. They released him, not realizing he was a pilot in the RAF volunteer reserve: and the rest is history. Eric Brown joined the Fleet Air Arm and went on to be the greatest test pilot in history, flying... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 144.95
Multimodal Safety Management and Human Factors is a wide-ranging compendium of contemporary SMS and HF approaches from the aviation, road, rail and medical domains. It brings together 27 chapters from both the academic and professional worlds that focus on applications, tools and strategies in SMS and HF; a wellspring of the practical rather than the... more...
- Pen and Sword 2009; US$ 1.99
Zeppelin Over Suffolk tells the remarkable story of the destruction of a German airship over East Anglia in 1917. The drama is set against the backdrop of Germany's aerial bombing campaign on Britain in the First World War, using a terrifying new weapon, the Zeppelin. The course of the raid on that summer night is reconstructed in vivid detail,... more...
- Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc. 2014; US$ 9.95
This is the eBook (ePub) edition of this title. ASA has built a reputation for providing the aviation community with the most accurate and reliable FAR/AIM products available. The 2014 FAR/AIM book continues this tradition, containing complete and up-to-date information from Titles 14 and 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 and 49 CFR) pertinent... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 30.00
THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE FOR NEW PILOTS--FULLY UPDATED! Covering the latest FAA regulations, Beyond the Checkride , Second Edition, is packed with invaluable lessons learned by trial and error based on the real-life experiences of hundreds of pilots. Originally written by legendary flight instructor Howard Fried and thoroughly revised by veteran pilot... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 24.78
Hanna Reitsch longed to fly. Breaking records and earning the respect of the Nazi regime, she became the first female Luftwaffe test pilot, earning significant awards and becoming a personal heroine of Hitler's. Reitsch was an ardent Nazi and was prepared to die for the cause, first as a test pilot for the dangerous V1 rockets and later by volunteering... more...
- Ten Speed Press 2014; US$ 14.99
As many as one in five people is afraid of flying. For some, the fear is so paralyzing that they have never boarded a plane. For others, flying is a necessary evil-they'll do it because they have to, but it's torture. They white-knuckle their way through the flights they have to take or avoid air travel and miss out on promotions, business opportunities,... more...