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- 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...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 75.00
The ATL-98 Carvair is a truly unusual aircraft. Converted from 19 C-54 World War II transport planes and two DC-4 airliners into a small fleet of air ferries by Aviation Traders of Southend, England, the Carvair allowed commercial air passengers to accompany their automobiles onboard the aircraft. The planes were dispersed throughout the world, operating... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.99
The fascinating history of one man's rise from naval flight officer to Hollywood hero. Dave Baranek (callsign "Bio") was one of 451 young men to receive his Wings of Gold in 1980 as a naval flight officer. Four years later, seasoned by intense training and deployments in the tense confrontations of the cold war, he became the only one of that initial... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 58.00
FIX THE MOST COMMON PROBLEMS IN AVIONICS Keep planes flying smoothly and safely with the best guide ever written on caring for avionic components. Avionics Troubleshooting and Repair is packed with assembly, installation, and troubleshooting techniques for use by both pilots and technicians. Written by avionics specialist Edward R. Maher, this crystal-clear... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 35.00
Flight Discipline is the complete tool kit for any aviator, whether military, commercial, or recreational, to develop the crack discipline needed to be a safe and effective aviator. Major Tony Kern analyses the causes of poor flight discipline, gives chilling case studies of the consequences, and lays out a plan for individual improvement. Key words... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 39.00
Redefining Airmanship offers the first concrete model of the abstract ideal of "airmanship," and gives the reader step-by-step guidance for self-appraisal and improvement in the areas of flight proficiency, teamwork, and good judgment in crisis situations. The author, Major Tony Kern, draws on his extensive flight and crew-training experience in... 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 49.00
Fascinating and factual accounts of the world?s most recent and compelling crashes Industry insiders James Walters and Robert Sumwalt, trained aviation accident investigators and commercial airline pilots, offer expert analyses of notable and recent aircraft accidents in this eye-opening, lesson-filled case file. Culled from final reports issued... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 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...