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- Hachette Books 2003; Not Available
Now in paperback, this definitive history of Air Force One by the award-winning chief White House correspondent for U.S. News & World Report is a "marvelous book brimming with unforgettable anecdotes" (David Brinkley). From FDR's prop-driven Pan Am to the glimmering blue-and-white jumbo 747 on which George W. Bush travels, the president's plane... 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
Abbreviations. Preface. Introduction. Part one: Major air carrier accidents. The longest investigation in U.S. history: US Air flight 427. Pressure falling rapidly: american 1572 narrowly averts disaster. El Duluvio claims American. A tale of tow tragedies: Bergenair 301 and Aeroperu. Carnage in the Everglades: The flight of Valujet 592.... 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...
- Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc. 2014; US$ 14.95
This is the PDF eBook edition of this title. This latest edition of pertinent parts of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) has been fully updated and indexed to clearly reflect all the changes over the past year. The most relevant sections of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations for pilots and aviation industry professionals are included.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 25.95
Pico Iyer, author of The Man Within My Head ?Poets are pilots of a kind, teaching us to navigate the world anew; Mark Vanhoenacker is a pilot with the spirit, the wide-open eyes, the rare feel for beauty and discovery of an accomplished poet. Imagine Henry David Thoreau reflecting on the wonders of the lights of Oman as seen from the cockpit... more...
- Smithsonian 2015; US$ 29.95
LIBRARY JOURNAL This companion to an exhibit of the same name at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is a slim but impressive volume. Johnston, a geographer at the museum, and curators Roger D. Connor (instruments and avionics), Carlene E. Stephens (timekeeping), and Paul E. Ceruzzi (aerospace electronics and computing) explain that there... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 60.00
Tariq Siddiqui is a manager of aircraft maintenance at a commercial airline and a professor at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. He has more than 20 years of experience in aviation maintenance, management, project management, environmental regulations, and incident and accident investigation. more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 99.00
The book describes the basic concepts of spaceflight operations, for both, human and unmanned missions. The basic subsystems of a space vehicle are explained in dedicated chapters, the relationship of spacecraft design and the very unique space environment are laid out. Flight dynamics are taught as well as ground segment requirements. Mission operations... more...