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- Smithsonian 2015; US$ 16.95
Here is the brief but intense life of Bessie Coleman, America's first African American woman aviator. Born in 1892 in Atlanta, Texas, she became known as ?Queen Bess,? a barnstormer and flying-circus performer who defied the strictures of race, sex, and society in pursuit of a dream. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 59.95
Foundations of Aviation Law is an easy-reading general primer into the often complex world of aviation law, written for aviation students as well as legal professionals who are looking for broad-based, introductory coverage of the subject. The book is divided into six general categories, with fifteen relevant sub-chapters, allowing focused learning... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
The Dragon in the Cockpit enhances the mutual understanding between Western aviation human-factors practitioners and the Chinese aviation community by describing some of the fundamental Chinese cultural characteristics pertinent to the field of flight safety. This book provides crucial insights into Chinese culture and how it manifests itself during... more...
- Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc. 2015; US$ 14.95
This is the eBook (epub) edition of this title. In this 5th Edition of his classic book on IFR flight, author Richard Collins shares his experience in this guide to the real world of instrument flying, detailing the IFR system, equipment, and exploring the risks and rewards of instrument flying. New material on best practices in glass-cockpit flying... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 19.99
On March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 loaded 239 people on board and took off for what should have been a six-hour flight. It never made it—and it?s still missing. It?s been a year since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished, and there?s still no sign of the aircraft, its passengers, or its crew—nor confirmation of what happened or where... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99
The past and future of airline safety—a memoir of successes, crashes, and near misses—by a former FAA accident inspector. Boarding an airplane strikes at least a small sense of fear into most people. Even though we all have heard that the odds of being struck by lightning are greater than the odds of perishing in a plane crash, it still doesn?t... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99
A year after the disappearance and commencement of the international search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, no sign of the plane has been found—no debris, no bodies, no sign of the much-talked-about black box. Richard Belzer, George Noory, and David Wayne want to know why. Scrutinizing the theories the media and politicians claim are the “most... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00
From the bitter Arctic cold to the sweltering South Pacific, Army Air Forces personnel flew countless missions in extreme conditions throughout World War II. Providing suitable clothing to various crewmen aboard many different types of aircraft proved a monumental task. This volume documents the development, testing, manufacture, procurement and utilization... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 74.95
Protecting Transportation: Implementing Security Policies and Programs provides a thorough overview of transportation security in the United States, with a focus on policy. The book coversall major transportation modes and puts the American security system into perspective against other national and international systems. Author R. William Johnstone,... more...