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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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 195.00
Good rail track and rail operations depend on good geotechnics, in several different ways and at varying levels. This comprehensive reference covers track, track substructure, load environment, materials, mechanics, design, construction, measurements, and management, illustrated with case studies, with an emphasis on geotechnical aspects of... 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95
During the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, Samuel Bentham influenced the technology and administrative ideas employed in the management of the British navy. His influence stemmed from his passion for science, his desire to achieve improvements based on a belief in the principle of Utility, and his experience gained over eleven years in Russia.... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 28.99
On the 100th Anniversary of its sinking, King and Wilson tell the story of the Lusitania's glamorous passengers and the torpedo that ended an era and prompted the US entry into World War I. Lusitania: She was a ship of dreams, carrying millionaires and aristocrats, actresses and impresarios, writers and suffragettes ? a microcosm of the last years... more...
- Crowood 2015; US$ 21.86
A fully illustrated history of the Land Rover 101 One-Tonne - the forward-control military vehicle developed as a gun tractor for the British Army, in production from 1975-1978. This essential guide to these small yet powerful 4 x 4 vehicles covers: production histories; design and prototypes; specification guides; the 101 in British military service... more...
- Crowood 2015; US$ 43.75
A complete workshop guide to restoring and maintaining your classic British motorcycle. Covering the principles of restoration and maintenance, and therefore applicable across all post-war classic British marques such as BSA, Matchless, Triumph, Norton, AJS and Royal Enfield, Classic Motorcycle Restoration and Maintenance covers everything from general... 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...