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- Reaktion Books 2010; US$ 29.95
Used for everything from geographic evaluation to secret spy missions, aerial photography has a rich and storied history, ably recounted here in Photography and Flight . Aerial photography is marked by its dependency on technological developments in both photography and aerospace, and the authors chart the history of this photography as it... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002; US$ 8.99
An entrancing avant-garde adventure at the dawn of the modern age In 1909, municipal authorities built an airfield in northern Italy and invited leading pilots to compete on it. The show attracted thousands of spectators--among them Giacomo Puccini and Gabriele d'Annunzio--and reporters, including, amazingly, Franz Kafka, Max Brod, and Luigi Barzini.... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 17.58
On January 15, 2009, a US Airways Airbus A320 had just taken off from LaGuardia Airport in New York, when a flock of Canada geese collided with it, destroying both of its engines. Over the next three minutes, the plane's pilot Chelsey "Sully" Sullenberger, managed to glide to a safe landing in the Hudson River. It was an instant media sensation, the... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2008; Not Available
Hello chaps! You know, I've spent the best years of my life in dogfights flying some of the world's finest aeroplanes - now I find all my favourites are in this jolly old book. From my old chariot the Spitfire right through to the Aircanad BD-19 RGS, you'll find everything you ever wanted to know. Pick up technical bits and bobs from... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 32.00
``I recommend it to any pilot who wishes to be at their best in the instrument system.''--John L. Baker, former president fo the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Ever since the pioneering days of Jimmy Doolittle, pilots have been able to take off, fly, and land without seeing a thing. But you have to be a proficient instrument pilot to pull... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2002; Not Available
Walter J. Boyne former director, Smithsonian Air and Space Museum An absolutely brilliant book by an aviation pioneer! Bob Buck's beautiful writing style conveys his intimate and loving knowledge of aviation, evoking the best of the past...while keeping us solidly grounded in the present. Buck's memoirs put him in the first rank of aviation writers... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 25.00
Introduction Chapter 1. The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Learning to Fly Chapter 2. Sport Pilot, Recreational Pilot, and Glider Pilot Licenses Chapter 3. Instructors and Flight Schools Chapter 4. The Private Pilot Certificate Chapter 5. The Airplane Chapter 6. Flying the Airplane Chapter 7. Control Techniques Chapter 8. Weather Chapter... more...