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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 84.95
Seemingly since the beginning of aviation history there has been discussion and speculation on the remarkable inability of the industry to generate profits. This is even more so the case now, when a number of the world's airlines are bankrupt. The failure of aviation, or at least of airlines, to produce a reasonable rate of return on investments has... more...
- Kogan Page 2016; US$ 70.00
Aviation Logistics explains how the aviation logistics industry operates. In the light of the globalization of manufacturing and supply, it examines different product sectors used by air freight and how carriers are responding to market demands with new methods and technologies. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00
In the present volume numerous descriptions of Ram accelerators are presented. These descriptions provide good overview on the progress made and the present state of the Ram accelerator technology worldwide. In addition, articles describing light gas gun, ballistic range including a chapter dealing with shock waves in solids are given. Along with... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; 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...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 15.95
Royal Prussian Jagdgeschwader Nr III was the third of Germany?s vaunted fighter wings to be formed during World War 1. Due in part to the success of Manfred von Richthofen?s JG Nr I, the High Command decided to form Jagdgeschwader II and III in preparation for the approaching offensive of March 1918. JG III would be commanded by the Pour le Mérite... more...
- Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller 2016; US$ 9.99
A government investigator dares to expose the sinister cover-up of a deadly plane crash in this thrilling behind-the-scenes tale of the aviation industry from New York Times ?bestselling author John J. Nance In the control tower at Kansas City International Airport, all the radar displays are red. But for the experienced pilots of North America... more...
- Springer Vienna 2015; US$ 109.00
The Yearbook on Space Policy, edited by the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI), is the reference publication analysing space policy developments. Each year it presents issues and trends in space policy and the space sector as a whole. Its scope is global and its perspective is European. The Yearbook also links space policy with other policy areas.... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00
Thisbook provides readers with a clear description of the types of lunar andinterplanetary trajectories, and how they influence satellite-system design.The description follows an engineering rather than a mathematical approach andincludes many examples of lunar trajectories, based on real missions. It helpsreaders gain an understanding of the driving... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00
Against a backdrop of inadequate funding, misplaced priorities and a lack of manpower, American commercial aviation in the 1960s was in a perilous state. In July 1967, when a Piedmont Airlines Boeing 727 collided with a Cessna 310 over Hendersonville, North Carolina, killing 82 people, the industry was in crisis. Congress called hearings on aviation... more...