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Aviation

  • Hurricaneby John Dibbs; Tony Holmes; Gordon Riley

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 26.99

    2017 marks the 80th anniversary of the remarkable Hawker Hurricane formally entering service. The RAF's first monoplane fighter, it dragged the Air Force into a position where it could defend Britain in her 'hour of need'. The true workhorse of the RAF, the Hurricane came into its own in the hot summer months of 1940 valiantly defending the skies above... more...

  • North American X-15by Peter E. Davies

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 10.99

    The revolutionary X-15 remains the fastest manned aircraft ever to fly. Built in the two decades following World War II, it was the most successful of the high-speed X-planes. The only recently broken 'sound barrier' was smashed completely by the X-15, which could hit Mach 6.7 and soar to altitudes above 350,000ft, beyond the edge of space. Several... more...

  • The Flightby Dan Hampton

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 14.99

    "OUTSTANDING. ... RIVETING."-- Library Journal (STARRED REVIEW)á?áFrom "one of the most decorated pilots in Air Force history"* comesáa masterful account of Charles Lindbergh?s death-defying nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean ináthe Spirit of St. Louis ?an inspiringáachievement that brought the world to a halt in May 1927 and made Lindbergh... more...

  • Strategic Management in Aviationby Thomas C. Lawton

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 250.00

    This valuable volume reprints the most important and influential journal articles and papers on aviation management with an extensive introduction by the editor. The volume is designed to improve access to the journal literature for libraries expanding their collections and provide scholars with a convenient and authoritative reference source. ... more...

  • Frontiers of Aerospace Lawby Ruwantissa I.R. Abeyratne

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Aerospace law is seeing a gradual merger between the two previously isolated regimes of human conduct pertaining separately to air and to space law. The use of information technology is arguably the foremost compelling force responsible for the unity of the aviation and space activities of man. It is therefore inevitable that information technology,... more...

  • Airlines: Managing to Make Moneyby Stephen Holloway

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 170.00

    Drawing on recent developments in the services management, strategic management and brand management literatures, this stimulating and well-illustrated book presents critical new approaches to developing customer-centered airline strategies. Designed for a wide audience of aviation management students and professionals it acts as a linking text?,... more...

  • Staffing the ATM Systemby Hinnerk Ei▀feldt; Mike C. Heil

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Issues of personnel development in air traffic control (ATC) have become a major topic in aviation recruitment and training. Proper selection and training methods are needed in order to reach a high level of efficiency and reliability in ATC. Pilots were considered the most prominent group in aviation for a long time, but with the development of flight... more...

  • Deep Stallby Philip K. Lawrence; David W. Thornton

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Deep Stall applies a framework of strategic analysis to the Boeing Company. Boeing is the world's largest aerospace / defence company, with turnover in the region of US $60bn. The book examines the relative decline of Boeing in the civil aircraft market in relation to European manufacturer, Airbus. The aim of the book is to utilize the concept... more...

  • Simulation in Aviation Trainingby Florian Jentsch; Michael Curtis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 350.00

    Simulations have been a fixture of aviation training for many years. Advances in simulator technology now enable modern flight simulation to mimic very closely the look and feel of real world flight operations. In spite of this, responsible researchers, trainers, and simulation developers should look beyond mere simulator fidelity to produce meaningful... more...

  • Competency-Based Education in Aviationby Suzanne K. Kearns; Timothy J. Mavin; Steven Hodge

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 99.95

    Whether a trainee is studying air traffic control, piloting, maintenance engineering, or cabin crew, they must complete a set number of training 'hours' before being licensed or certified. The aviation industry is moving away from an hours-based to a competency-based training system. Within this approach, training is complete when a learner can demonstrate... more...