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Close on the heels of the American public?s early enthusiasm over the airplane came aviation stories for the young. From 1910 until the early 1960s, they exalted flight and painted the airplane as the most modern and adventuresome of machines. Most of the

An intimate portrait of Justice Peter Mahon, who headed the Erebus plane crash inquiry, written by his son. Described often as 'a man for all seasons', Justice Peter Mahon is perhaps best remembered for his role in the Erebus Inquiry: an inquiry into the

WARNING! Don't fly solo before you understand all the dangers of the killing zone. It could save your life! This survival guide for new pilots identifies the pitfalls waiting inside the killing zone, the period from 50 to 350 flight hours when they leave

A comprehensive guide to helicopter flying and flight training for aspiring private or professional helicopter pilots--updated for the first time in 20 years! Extensively revised to cover the latest industry advances, Learning to Fly Helicopters , Second

On the morning of 3 April 1933, two single-engine biplanes set off on a flight into history.

Advances in Aeronautical Systems shows that real-time simulation of aeronautical systems is fundamental in the analysis, design, and testing of today's increasingly complex aeronautical systems. Perhaps more important is the fact that simulation, includin

Ron Williams? flying career started in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve which he joined for his National Service in the 1950s. Having completed this he became a civilian pilot and embarked on a career that would see him flying an amazing variety of aircr

Many of those embarking, or considering embarking, on commercial pilot's training have little idea of what they will have to do, as far as flying training is concerned, to get the licence. The Commercial Pilot's Licence aim to dispel some common misconcep

Brian Cosgrove's classic introduction to the world of microlight flying has endeared itself to several generations of pilots. To read a 'Cossy' has been the advice given to candidates for the CAA's microlight examinations since the book was first publishe

Richard Kirkland is legendary for his P-38 Lightning missions in the South Pacific theater during WWII. After the war, he realized the potential of Igor Sikorsky?s new flying machine, and he traded in his fighter-pilot wings for rotors. The nerve-racking

Effective radio communication between ATC and pilots has long been recognized as an important element of aviation safety. In recognition of the role miscommunications play in aviation incidents and accidents, the International Civil Aviation Organization

Integrated Aircraft Navigation discusses the fundamentals of navigation systems analysis. Modern aircraft navigation systems are characterized by a multifaceted, computer-oriented approach, covering various branches of theoretical dynamics, inertial measu

Radar cross section (RCS) is a comparison of two radar signal strengths. One is the strength of the radar beam sweeping over a target, the other is the strength of the reflected echo sensed by the receiver. This book shows how the RCS gauge can be predict

This book is concerned with the sport of soaring, mainly with the mathematical basis of sailplane design and operation.

Expert authors demonstrate the topic using pilot drawn from an FAA/NASA sponsored database. A post-mortem of real-life, real-pilot accidents are examined to explain what went wrong and why. An action agenda is drawn of preventive techniques pilots can eff

Aeromedical psychology is that branch of psychology pertaining to the assessment, selection and evaluation of aviation personnel. This book, Aeromedical Psychology, is designed to provide the means for a variety of clinicians to carry out sound assessment

Mechanical Engineering, an engineering discipline borne of the needs of the in­ dustrial revolution, is once again asked to do its substantial share in the call for industrial renewal. The general call is urgent as we face profound issues of pro­ ductivit

Britain?s desire to stay at the leading edge in the design and development of modern jet powered aircraft was born in the later stages of World War Two. The RAF sent requests to the leading aircraft manufactures for a variety of specifications, amongst wh

No airforce in the Second World War would make more use of captured planes than the Luftwaffe. With this in mind, Jean-Louis Roba has undergone a considerable amount of work in tracking down hundreds of aircraft used by the Luftwaffe and illustrating thei