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- 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...
- Smithsonian 2015; US$ 29.95
If you want to know where you are, you need a good clock. The surprising connection between time and place is explored in Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There , the companion book to the National Air and Space Museum exhibition of the same name. Today we use smartphones and GPS, but navigating has not always been so... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 60.00 US$ 52.50
Complete coverage of aircraft design, manufacturing, and maintenance Aircraft Materials and Analysis addresses aircraft design, mechanical and structural factors in aviation, flight loads, structural integrity, stresses, properties of materials, compression, bending, and aircraft fatigue. Detailed analysis of the failure process is provided. This... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 10.99
An incredible 30,000 flights ? at least ? arrive safely at their destinations every day. But a handful don?t, while some come terrifyingly close to crashing. When even the smallest thing does go wrong at 35,000 feet, the result is nearly always a fast-unfolding tragedy. This extensive collection of compelling real-life accounts of air disasters... more...
- AMACOM 2006; US$ 21.95
In the pages of this book, you will meet some of the people whose hard work propels a critical social and economic force -- the aviation industry -- and who on the morning of September 11th, were suddenly thrust into front-line positions in the battle to put our nation back on its feet. For many of these men and women and their families, the pain and... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
This volume contains a selection of 27 papers that are chiefly survey, state-of-the-art, review or programmatic in nature. The volume itself is structured in three parts: Part I, The System, that deals with Space Transportation, Space Stations and Platforms; Part II, Hard and Soft Technologies, that deals with Technology Applications, Astrodynamics,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
Exploring the nature of space programs and how nations can maximize advantages gained from space operations, this book draws from military and economic theory to describe an original model of the development and employment of a nation's ability to operate in space. Chapters discuss the implications for the history and organization of America's... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 19.99
On March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 loaded 239 people on board and took off for what should have been a six-hour flight. It never made itand it?s still missing. It?s been a year since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished, and there?s still no sign of the aircraft, its passengers, or its crewnor confirmation of what happened or where the... more...
- Dundurn 2015; US$ 10.99
Canadian Women in the Sky traces a century of Canadian women?s progress in aviation and space flight. From the first woman to climb on aboard a flying machine as a passenger to a female astronaut?s second visit to the International Space Station, these women cracked the sky-blue glass ceiling to achieve their dreams. more...
- Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc. 2015; US$ 14.99
This is the eBook (epub) edition of this title. In this 5th Edition of his classic book on IFR flight, author Richard Collins shares his experience in this guide to the real world of instrument flying, detailing the IFR system, equipment, and exploring the risks and rewards of instrument flying. New material on best practices in glass-cockpit flying... more...