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  • Deadly Departureby Christine Negroni

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 9.75

    The in-flight explosion of TWA Flight 800 on July 17, 1996, was one of the deadliest disasters in American history, spurring the most expensive airline investigation ever undertaken by the U.S. government. To this day the crash remains clouded in doubt and shadowed by suspicion of a government conspiracy. If there was any conspiracy to hide the truth... more...

  • Heathrow's Terminal 5by Sharon Doherty

    Wiley 2008; US$ 81.00 US$ 70.20

    This book reveals the inside track on the making of Terminal 5: the courage, the ground-breaking management thinking and the many lessons learnt from the leaders, the client and integrated supply chain teams, - involving over 50,000 people from 20,000 companies - which led to the successful delivery of this mega project on time, on budget, and safely.... more...

  • Flying with Confidenceby Steve Allright; Patricia Furness-Smith

    Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 18.32

    Does the thought of flying fill you with dread? ­Do panic attacks leave you feeling scared and vulnerable? If so, this book could change your life. Written by top flying experts from British Airways? Flying with Confidence course, this reassuring guide explains everything you need to know about air travel alongside techniques for feeling confident... more...

  • Understanding Performance Flight Testing: Kitplanes and Production Aircraftby Hubert Smith

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 34.95 US$ 28.66

    *Covers lightplane performance flight testing methods, measures, and computer applications *Includes CD-ROM with sample spreadsheets containing equations to help readers perform their own flight tests *Describes GPS (Global Positioning System) test method for airspeed calibration and rapid-wind camera method for takeoff performance more...

  • Miracle on the Hudsonby The Survivors of Flight 1549; William Prochnau; Laura Parker

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    The remarkable true story of Chesley ?Sully? Sullenberger?s heroic crash landing in the Hudson River, as told by the passengers who owe him their lives.   Millions watched the aftermath on television, while others witnessed the event actually happening from the windows of nearby skyscrapers. But only 155 people know firsthand what really happened... more...

  • Spacecraft Trajectory Optimizationby Bruce A. Conway

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.70

    This volume on space trajectory optimization includes a variety of both analytical and numerical approaches to trajectory optimization. more...

  • 35 Miles from Shoreby Emilio Corsetti III

    Odyssey Publishing 2008; US$ 2.99

    On May 2, 1970, a DC-9 jet with 57 passengers and a crew of six departed from New York?s JFK International Airport en route to the tropical island of St. Maarten, but four hours and 34 minutes later the flight ended in the shark-infested waters of the Caribbean. It was, and remains, the only open-water ditching of a commercial jet. The subsequent rescue... more...

  • Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyersby Michael Abrams

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 13.95

    The Wright Brothers were wimps. Or so you might think after reading this account of their unsung but even more daring rivals?the men and women who strapped wings to their backs and took to the sky. If only for a few seconds. People have been dying to fly, quite literally, since the dawn of history. They?ve made wings of feather and bone, leather... more...

  • The Immortal Beaverby Sean Rossiter

    D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 21.99

    Developed soon after World War II, the de Havilland Beaver has become one of the most successful and long-lived designs in aviation history. The Beaver was conceived as a half-ton flying pickup truck? capable of setting down on land, water, and snow. Since its conception the Beaver has been adopted worldwide, becoming the floatplane of choice for... more...

  • Regional Airportsby M.N. Postorino

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 118.00

    Regional Airports have become increasingly important elements of the air network system, both as feeders of hub-and-spoke services and as origins or destination of point-to-point services.Congestion at the main hubs and increasing demand for air transportation - both for passengers and freight services – necessitates revaluation of the overall... more...