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- Wiley 2011; US$ 135.00
This third edition of Aircraft Systems represents a timely update of the Aerospace Series’ successful and widely acclaimed flagship title. Moir and Seabridge present an in-depth study of the general systems of an aircraft – electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, emergency systems and flight control to name but a few - that transform an... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99
747 is the thrilling story behind "the Queen of the Skies"?the Boeing 747?as told by Joe Sutter, one of the most celebrated engineers of the twentieth century, who spearheaded its design and construction. Sutter's vivid narrative takes us back to a time when American technology was cutting-edge and jet travel was still glamorous and new. With wit... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00
A catalog of archaeological artifacts that have been left behind in space as a result of human exploration, this work describes the remnants of lost satellites, discarded lunar rovers, depleted rockets, and various abandoned spacecraft. The book is divided into three parts covering distinct but interconnected issues of lunar, planetary, and interstellar... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 135.00
An invaluable addition to the literature on UAV guidance andcooperative control, Cooperative Path Planning of UnmannedAerial Vehicles is a dedicated, practical guide tocomputational path planning for UAVs. One of the key issues facingfuture development of UAVs is path planning: it is vital that swarmUAVs/ MAVs can cooperate together in a coordinated... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
This book examines current questions regarding the use of space, rules in orbit and ways towards achieving global engagement on space security issues. It also formulates principles and recommendations for global action. 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... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2011; US$ 13.63
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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 45.00
Acquire the Life-Saving Skills Needed to Eliminate or Reduce Most Helicopter Accidents A vital resource for pilots, helicopter enthusiasts, and aircraft maintenance technicians, Fatal Traps for Helicopter Pilots analyzes all aspects of helicopter accidents, including flight basics, engineering, meteorology, flight training, and human factors.... 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...