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  • Morphing Wing Technologiesby Antonio Concilio; Ignazio Dimino; Leonardo Lecce; Rosario Pecora; Sergio Ricci; Ferri M H Aliabadi; Ruxandra Botez; Fabio Semperlotti

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 200.00

    Morphing Wings Technologies: Large Commercial Aircraft and Civil Helicopters offers a fresh look at current research on morphing aircraft, including industry design, real manufactured prototypes and certification. This is an invaluable reference for students in the aeronautics and aerospace fields who need an introduction to the morphing discipline,... more...

  • TSR2by Andrew Brookes; Adam Tooby

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 11.99

    The TSR2 is one of the greatest 'what-if' aircraft of the Cold War, whose cancellation still generates anger and controversy among aviation fans. It was a magnificent, cutting-edge aircraft, one of the most striking of the Cold War, but fell victim to cost overruns, overambitious requirements, and politics. Its scrapping marked the point when Britain's... more...

  • The Rotating Beam Problem in Helicopter Dynamicsby Ranjan Ganguli; Vijay Panchore

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 90.76

    The book addresses computational methods for solving the problem of vibration, response, loads and stability of a helicopter rotor blade modeled as a rotating beam with flap or out-of-plane bending. The focus is on explaining the implementation of the finite element method in the space and time domain for the free vibration, aeroelastic response and... more...

  • The Human Body and Weightlessnessby William Thornton; Frederick Bonato

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 153.24

    This book focuses on all of the major problems associated with the absence of body weight in space, by analyzing effects, adaption, and re-adaptation upon returning to Earth, using sound scientific principles embedded in a historical context. Serious problems for space travelers range from Space Motion Sickness (SMS) to recently discovered ocular... more...

  • The RAF in 100 Objectsby Peter Jacobs

    The History Press 2017; US$ 16.49

    From the Smuts Report to a remotely piloted air system via Trenchard’s boots and a 1948 Olympics running vest, discover the rich history and stunning development of Her Majesty’s youngest service through 100 iconic objects. more...

  • Journeyby DK; Michael Collins; Simon Reeve; Simon Adams; R.G. Grant; Andrew Humphreys

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2017; Not Available

    A lavishly illustrated account of human journeys with a foreword by Simon Reeve , from Ancient Persian couriers to the ascent of Everest, the invention of Concorde, and the voyage into space itself. Human journeys have arisen from all manner of impulse, from migration and the search for food, to pilgrimages, trade, scientific curiosity, or simply... more...

  • Human Factors for Pilotsby Roger G. Green

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    This book has two functions. The first is to provide a comprehensive and concise outline of the available human factors knowledge for the practicing pilot. The second function is to provide this knowledge in a way that follows very closely the syllabus of the UK Civil Aviation Authority?s (CAA) Human Performance and Limitations examinations for both... more...

  • The Flight 981 Disasterby Samme Chittum

    Smithsonian 2017; US$ 24.95

    On June 12, 1972, a powerful explosion rocked American Airlines Flight 96 a mere five minutes after its takeoff from Detroit. The explosion ripped a gaping hole in the bottom of the aircraft and jammed the hydraulic controls. Miraculously, despite the damage and ensuing chaos, the pilots were able to land the plane safely. Less than two years ... more...

  • The Economics of Airport Operationsby James Peoples; John Bitzan

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 164.95

    This volume examines the role that airports play in economic development and land values, the regulation and economic efficiency of airports, airport pricing and competition, and the role played by airports in influencing airline operations and networks. more...

  • Emergency Responseby Dave Greenberg

    Penguin Random House New Zealand 2017; US$ 16.36

    Stories from a life spent in the emergency services - true tales of rescue and adventure. When Dave Greenberg was just 13 years old, he saved a life for the first time, using CPR. He already knew that he wanted to spend his life helping others in times of crisis, and that harrowing event on a city footpath only confirmed this desire. He went on to... more...