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- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 19.99
In Africa, where poor roads, ports and railway infrastructure often constrain the rapid and efficient transportation of goods earmarked for export as well as passengers, air transport holds both a potential for growth and a role for the economic development of the continent by fostering trade and foreign investments. However, Africas air transport... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2011; US$ 23.61
In the world's most dangerous and war-torn trouble spots, you will find a small band of men risking their lives to fly the planes that bring in desperately needed aid and supplies. But they're not heroes. These combat-hardened veterans fly giant Soviet-era superplanes which carry a dark secret: 15 tonnes' worth of secret compartments which they fill... more...
- 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 tracked... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 31.95
This literal survival guide for new pilots identifies "the killing zone," the 40-250 flight hours during which unseasoned aviators are likely to commit lethal mistakes. Presents the statistics of how many pilots will die in the zone within a year; calls attention to the eight top pilot killers (such as "VFR into IFR," "Takeoff and Climb"); and maps... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2002; Not Available
It is rare to find one person whose life embodies the history of an industry the way Bob Buck's life encompasses the history of commercial aviation in America. Buck first flew in the 1920s, inspired by the exploits of Charles Lindbergh. In 1930, at age sixteen, he flew solo from coast to coast, breaking the junior transcontinental speed record. In... more...
- Artech House 2012; US$ 159.00
This highly practical resource offers you an in-depth understanding of microwave front end integration and how it is applied in the avionics field. You find detailed guidance on circuit integration, including coverage of component miniaturization, hybrid and monolithic integrated circuits, and 3D design. The book addresses system integration with discussions... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 12.99
Real-life flight attendant Heather Poole has written a charming and funny insider?s account of life and work in the not-always-friendly skies. Cruising Attitude is a Coffee, Tea, or Me? for the 21st century, as the author parlays her fifteen years of flight experience into a delightful account of crazy airline passengers and crew drama, of overcrowded... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 21.99
A Fast Food Nation for the airline industry, Attention All Passengers is a shocking and important exposť revealing the real state of the ?friendly skies? in which we fly. Award-winning Consumer Reports travel journalist William McGee, a former editor of the Consumer Reports Travel Letter , spent nearly seven years in airline flight operations... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
?Gripping and genuinely heartwarming.? ? New York Daily News † The inspirational New York Times bestselling autobiography of a true American hero, in Highest Duty Capt. Chesley ?Sully? Sullenberger?the pilot who miraculously landed a crippled US Airways Flight 1549 in New York?s Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers?shares... more...