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- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 12.76
This is the story of the elite Japanese Army Air force (JAAF) aces that flew the Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien (Swallow), and the Ki-100 Goshikisen in the Pacific Theatre of World War 2. The former, codenamed 'Tony' by the allies, was a technically excellent aircraft, possessing power, stability and a good rate of climb - differing radically from the usual... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 15.95
When the Korean War erupted in late June 1950, the US Air Force?s standard fighter in the Far East was the jet-powered Lockheed F-80 Shooting Star. Although the aircraft soon proved the master of the North Korean Peoples? Air Force, its lack of endurance resulted in the USAF rushing 145 obsolescent F-51 Mustangs sourced from Air National Guard and... 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...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 132.00
Here a leading researcher provides a comprehensive treatment of the design of automatic control logic for spacecraft and aircraft. In this book Arthur Bryson describes the linear-quadratic-regulator (LQR) method of feedback control synthesis, which coordinates multiple controls, producing graceful maneuvers comparable to those of an expert pilot.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
Institutional Reform of Air Navigation Service Providers deals with the changes that have taken place in this major, technologically progressive industry as many countries moved away from direct provision by the government to forms of corporate or private provision. The author provides an up-to-date institutional and economic analysis of air navigation... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
Surviving is a true blessing that few get to experience.? Being strapped in the seat of a plane as it plunges into a nosedive midair is everyone?s worst nightmare. Bracing for Impact ?s compilers and contributors know. They have both lived out that fear and survived, albeit badly hurt, in their own plane crashes. In this collection of true-life... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 28.00 US$ 20.99
For readers of Unbroken comes an unforgettable tale of courage from America?s ?forgotten war? in Korea, by the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call. Devotion tells the inspirational story of the U.S. Navy?s most famous aviator duo, Lieutenant Tom Hudner and Ensign Jesse Brown, and the Marines they fought to defend.... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2015; US$ 19.99
This book tells the story of Germany's strategic air offensive against Britain, and how it came to be neutralized. The first Zeppelin attack on London came in May 1915 - and with it came the birth of a new arena of warfare, the 'home front'. German airships attempted to raid London on 26 separate occasions between May 1915 and October 1917, but only... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 12.76
The Messerschmitt Bf 109 was one of the truly world class piston-engined fighters of World War II. This reputation rests largely with the E and F variants, which bore the brunt of the Luftwaffe?s most important operations in World War II and shot down tens of thousands of Allied aircraft in the Battle of Britain, the Blitzkriegs across Europe and... more...