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  • Aircraft Command Techniquesby Sal J. Fallucco

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    A captain must be able not only to fly the aircraft, but also to manage it, manage the crew, and above all, manage his or her resources. In a number of air carriers there may be less than adequate additional training conducted, when upgrading pilots to the very responsible position of captain. However, three things that do not change are the authority,... more...

  • Fatigue in Aviation: A Guide to Staying Awake at the Stickby John A. Caldwell

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This overview of fatigue includes fatigue definitions, the measurement / assessment of fatigue, and the performance, mood, and safety problems associated with fatigue in the operational setting. The physiological bases of fatigue are discussed, so the reader understands that fatigue is a physiological phenomenon that is not "just a state of mind".... more...

  • Training Design in Aviationby Norman MacLeod

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Well structured training, based on sound theoretical principles, can transform the system in which high performance is essential and in turn, the organisation. Yet the strategic role of cost-effective training provision is often less well understood than it might be in all branches of aviation - whether civil or regional, general, business or military.... more...

  • Cockpit Displays: Test and Evaluationby Richard L. Newman; Kevin W. Greeley

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Cockpit Displays is an in-depth examination of the design rationales, test philosophy and test procedures for cockpit systems. Whilst its main emphasis is on cockpit displays, it also includes an important discussion of flight management systems and mission computers. Areas covered include: the cockpit design process, test techniques for flight displays... more...

  • Flight Simulationby Alfred T. Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Advances in computer, visual display, motion and force cueing and other technologies in the past two decades have had a dramatic effect on the design and use of simulation technology in aviation and other fields. The effective use of technology in training, safety investigation, engineering and scientific research requires an understanding of its capabilities... more...

  • Head-Up Displays: Designing the Way Aheadby Richard L. Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 210.00

    This is a thorough description of this increasingly important technology, starting from the development of head-up displays (HUDs), particularly specifications and standards and operational problems associated with HUD use. HUD involvement in spatial disorientation and its use in recognizing and recovering from unusual attitudes is discussed. The... more...

  • Wright Brothersby Mary Tucker

    Classroom Complete Press Ltd 2002; US$ 8.95

    When your students watch commercial airliners flying high in the sky, do they realize how much it took for that common sight to become a reality? When they see military jets blasting through the clouds, do they know how far flight has come in the last 100 years? Creative activities, games, action rhymes, songs, a skit and more involve students in... more...

  • Fire Flightby John J. Nance

    Simon & Schuster 2003; US$ 9.99

    From New York Times bestselling author and "master of the airborne thriller" John J. Nance comes Fire Flight , a ripped-from-the-headlines adventure about the extraordinary pilots who risk their lives flying substandard airplanes in a little-known and lopsided war against our nation's wildfires. Veteran pilot Clark Maxwell thought his fire bombing... more...

  • Breaking The Sound Barrierby Elspeth Fahey

    Renaissance E Books 2004; US$ 4.99

    HELP FOR THE MILLIONS WHO HEAR A RINGING IN THEIR EARS! Are you one of the millions who from tinnitus ? a constant ringing or hissing sound in your ears and/or head? If you, or one of your loved ones, experience tinnitus, you've probably already discovered that there's little conventional medicine can do to alleviate the condition. more...

  • 101 Best Aviation Attractionsby John Purner

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 27.00

    Author John Purner, who gave his fellow pilots The $100 Hamburger and the $500 Round of Golf, is back with a unique compilation of 101 not-to-be-missed aviation events, sites, and adventures. Purner details how to get there, where to stay, how much it's going to cost, and everything else you need to get the most out of the fabulous attractions.... more...