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  • Head-Up Displays: Designing the Way Aheadby Richard L. Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 210.00

    This is a thorough description of this increasingly important technology, starting from the development of head-up displays (HUDs), particularly specifications and standards and operational problems associated with HUD use. HUD involvement in spatial disorientation and its use in recognizing and recovering from unusual attitudes is discussed. The... more...

  • Managing the Skiesby Clinton V. Oster; John S. Strong

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Over the past two decades, the organization and provision of air traffic control (ATC) services has been dramatically transformed. Privatization and commercialization of air navigation has become commonplace. Far-reaching reforms, under a variety of organizational structures and aviation settings, have occurred across the world, most notably in Canada,... more...

  • Aviation Information Managementby Barbara G. Kanki; Thomas L. Seamster

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Operational information management is at a crossroads as it sheds the remaining vestiges of its paper-based processes and moves through the uncharted domain of electronic data processes. The final outcome is not yet in full focus, but real progress has been made in the transition to electronic documents providing the aviation industry with a clear... more...

  • Risk Management and Error Reduction in Aviation Maintenanceby Manoj S. Patankar; James C. Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Although several U.S. and European airlines have started providing human factors training to their maintenance personnel, the academic community (some 300 academic programs in the United States and several others in Europe and Asia) has not yet started offering formal human factors education to maintenance students. The highly respected authors strongly... more...

  • Cleared for Take-Offby Thomas C. Lawton

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Competition in air transport has been transformed by industry liberalization initiatives, resulting in the emergence of a wide array of new airline start-ups. Restrictions on low fares have been removed, uniform control requirements have been established, and legislation has facilitated the proliferation of low-fare carriers and competition. The... more...

  • Passenger Behaviourby Robert Bor

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    With 2003 being the 100th anniversary of modern aviation, Passenger Behaviour was published at a milestone for the aviation industry. Remarkable achievements in engineering have made air travel highly accessible within the span of a single lifetime. However, when evolutionary barriers are exceeded various penalties are exacted. The most common experienced... more...

  • Managing Strategic Airline Alliancesby Birgit Kleymann; Hannu Seristö

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Strategic airline alliances are an important topic in airline management today, stimulated by poor access of international airlines to large domestic markets such as the USA and EU and the increasing importance of network scope. Outright mergers of international airlines have proved to be difficult for political, cultural and legal reasons, making... more...

  • Flight Stressby Alan F. Stokes; Kirsten Kite

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 124.95

    While stress and fatigue are often dealt with in other books on aviation performance and human factors, these realities of human vulnerability are now increasingly seen as central to the effective conduct of flight operations. Flight Stress provides a comprehensive treatment and a better understanding of stress and fatigue as they relate to aviation.... more...

  • The Airline Industry and the Impact of Deregulationby George Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In the fast-changing theatre of air transportation, the strategic development of airlines and the operating economics of scheduled airline services have been transformed, following the profound impact of US deregulation. The lessons gleaned from the US experience, including effective ways of constraining rivals, have quickly been adopted by carriers... more...

  • Aviation Trainingby Ross A.Telfer; Phillip J. Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The book is in three parts, which consider training from the perspective of the learner, the instructor and the organization. Its intended readership includes civil and military training and senior pilots, flying instructors, check pilots, CRM facilitators, Human Factors and safety departments, and aviation and educational psychologists as well as... more...