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- 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...
- 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...
- Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc. 2014; US$ 14.99
Providing a detailed look at helicopter maneuvers, the information in this guide helps to solidify concepts gained from flight training in a student pilot's mind by incorporating the Practical Test Standards into every maneuver description. The graphical and textual explanations work in conjunction with an instructor's lessons, allowing students to... 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...
- 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
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...
- 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...