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  • A Spitfire Girlby As Told To Melody Foreman Mary Ellis

    Frontline Books 2016; US$ 26.67

    We visualize dashing and daring young men as the epitome of the pilots of the Second World War, yet amongst that elite corps was one person who flew no less than 400 Spitfires and seventy-six different types of aircraft ? and that person was Mary Wilkins.Her story is one of the most remarkable and endearing of the war, as this young woman, serving... more...

  • Advanced Model-Based Engineering of Embedded Systemsby Klaus Pohl; Manfred Broy; Heinrich Daembkes; Harald Hönninger

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 63.43

    This book provides a comprehensive introduction into the SPES XT modeling framework. Moreover, it shows the applicability of the framework for the development of embedded systems in different industry domains and reports on the lessons learned. It also describes how the SPES XT modeling framework can be tailored to meet domain and project-specific... more...

  • Advances in Transitional Flow Modelingby Chunhua Sheng

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.45

    This book provides a comprehensive description of numerical methods and validation processes for predicting transitional flows based on the Langtry?Menter local correlation-based transition model, integrated with both one-equation Spalart?Allmaras (S?A) and two-equation Shear Stress Transport (SST) turbulence models. A comparative study is presented... more...

  • Theory and Design Methods of Special Space Orbitsby Yasheng Zhang; Yanli Xu; Haijun Zhou

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 105.72

    This book focuses on the theory and design of special space orbits. Offering a systematic and detailed introduction to the hovering orbit, spiral cruising orbit, multi-target rendezvous orbit, initiative approaching orbit, responsive orbit and earth pole-sitter orbit, it also discusses the concept, theory, design methods and application of special... more...

  • Build a Droneby Barry Davies

    Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 17.99

    Within the last couple of years, the usage of drones in both the public and private (military) sector has exploded. People are talking about drones, building drones, and something most people didn?t know of a few years ago is now a household name. Build a Drone will not only teach you how to build your very own drone, but will explain their history... more...

  • The Politics and Perils of Space Explorationby Linda Dawson

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 26.42

    Written by a former Aerodynamics Officer on the space shuttle program, this book provides a complete overview of the ?new? U. S. space program, which has changed considerably over the past 50 years.The future of space exploration has become increasingly dependent on other countries and private enterprise.  Can private enterprise... more...

  • Tempest Squadrons of the RAFby Chris Thomas; Chris Thomas; Mark Postlethwaite

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 12.99

    Hawker's charismatic Tempest V entered RAF service just in time to be the most successful counter to the V1 flying bomb assault on southern England in the summer of 1944. With more than 800 of the robot missiles to its credit, Tempest V units then crossed the Channel to lock horns with the best the Luftwaffe had to offer ? Fw 190D-9s, Ta 152s, Me 262s... more...

  • He 162 Volksjäger Unitsby Robert Forsyth; Jim Laurier

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 12.99

    With the Third Reich on the brink of defeat Hitler's instructions to his designers were clear. He wanted a Volksjäger ? a People's Fighter that was quick to produce and used minimal quantities of strategic materials. Heinkel rose to the challenge with the He 162, a fighter constructed of wood and metal that was designed, built and flown in the staggeringly... more...

  • Lockheed Blackbirdby Paul F Crickmore

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 34.99

    In 1986 Paul Crickmore's first groundbreaking book about the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird was published. At that time, the Cold War was at its height and the SR-71 was an integral element in securing crucial intelligence from all parts of the globe. The highly sensitive nature of its missions couldn't be compromised, and it wasn't until the end of the... more...

  • Famous First Flightsby Lowell Thomas; Lowell Thomas Jr.; Owen Garriott; Richard Garriott

    Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 18.99

    Within this classic volume are the tales, tribulations, and ultimate triumphs behind some of the most spectacular and break-taking aerodynamic feats of early twentieth century aviation. Recounted firsthand from the annals of history, Famous First Flights will lift readers directly from the pages and into the action. Join the exhilarated crowd as... more...