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  • Strategisches Flughafenmanagementby Prof. Dr. Hans-Christian Pfohl; Michael Trumpfheller

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 71.97

    Zur Ausgestaltung des strategischen Flughafenmanagements stützt sich Michael Trumpfheller auf Ansätze des strategischen Managements und unterscheidet die Flughafentypen Hub-Flughafen, O&D-Flughafen und Low-Cost-Flughafen anhand ihrer strategischen Positionierung und Wertschöpfung. Fallstudien der Flughäfen Frankfurt/Main, Köln/Bonn, Münster/Osnabrück... more...

  • Together We Flyby Julie Boatman Filucci

    Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc. 2011; US$ 14.99

    Over its 70-year history, the Douglas DC–3 has shaped virtually every life that it has touched. Those lives, and why this airplane mattered to them, come alive in the book Together We Fly: Voices From the DC–3 . The author uses narratives collected from engineers, builders, pilots, stewardesses, baggage loaders, ramp crew, mechanics, soldiers, and... more...

  • Lesson Plans To Train Like You Flyby Arlynn McMahon

    Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc. 2011; US$ 14.99

    This book presents lesson plans for flight instructors in the form of scenario-based "maneuver briefings." A rich resource for active instructors, these lesson plans are also helpful to CFI applicants preparing their own materials. "Lesson Plans To Train Like You Fly" is designed to work in complement with any syllabus and the FAA Practical Test Standards... more...

  • Storms of Controversyby Palmiro Campagna; Richard Rohmer

    Dundurn 2010; US$ 26.99

    The development of the Avro Arrow was a remarkable Canadian achievement. Its cancellation prompted questions that have long gone unanswered. Who was involved? Did Arrow technology find its way into the American Stealth program? In this fully revised 4th edition Campagna brings readers up-to-date on the CF-105 Arrow. more...

  • The Flying Firsts of Walter Hintonby Benjamin J. Burns

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    Although Charles Lindbergh's 1927 solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean is considered by many to be the first step to today's space program, 91 men had crossed the Atlantic by air before him. Walter Hinton was a pilot on the first plane, a four-engine, Navy-Curtiss flying boat with a crew of six, in May 1919. Based on more than 40 hours of... more...

  • The Wright Brothers for Kidsby Mary Kay Carson

    Chicago Review Press 2003; US$ 15.99

    This activity book tells the amazing true story of how two bicycle-making brothers from Ohio, with no more than high-school educations, accomplished a feat that forever changed the world. At a time when most people still hadn’t ridden in an automobile, Wilbur and Orville Wright built the first powered, heavier-than-air flying machine. Woven throughout... more...

  • How Airliners Flyby Julien Evans

    Crowood 2011; US$ 10.99

    Your seat back is in its full upright position and your hand luggage is stowed neatly under the seat. But as the engines roar and propel the aircraft down the runway, you cant help wondering: how is a 200,000-pound metal tube possibly going to get airborne? Are those rumbles you hear and bumps you feel normal? For those who want to know more about... more...

  • Structural Failure Analysis and Prediction Methods for Aerospace Vehicles and Structuresby Sook-Ying Ho

    Bentham Science Publishers 2010; US$ 79.00

    This book deals with structural failure (induced by mechanical, aerodynamic, acoustic and aero-thermal, loads, etc.) of modern aerospace vehicles, in particular high-speed aircraft, solid propellant rocket systems and hypersonic flight vehicles, where structural integrity, failure prediction and service life assessment are particularly challenging,... more...

  • A Flying Lifeby David Crotty

    Museum Victoria 2012; US$ 23.99

    The flying career of John Robertson Duigan spanned just a decade from 1908 to 1918; 100 years ago he built and successfully flew the first aeroplane made in Australia using only photographs, journal articles and an unreliable textbook as his guides. He was the first Australian to fly a powered Australian-made aeroplane in Australia. The full story... more...

  • Why Don't Jumbo Jets Flap Their Wings?by David Alexander

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 26.95

    Why Don't Jumbo Jets Flap Their Wings? offers a fascinating explanation of how nature and human engineers each arrived at powered flight. What emerges is a highly readable account of two very different approaches to solving the same fundamental problems of moving through the air, including lift, thrust, turning, and landing. The book traces the... more...