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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Why It Disappeared¿and Why It's Only a Matter of Time Before This Happens Again

by David Soucie

On March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 loaded 239 people on board and took off for what should have been a six-hour flight. It never made it—and it’s still missing. It’s been a year since Malaysia...


Someone Is Hiding Something: What Happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

by Richard Belzer, George Noory & David Wayne

A year after the disappearance and commencement of the international search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, no sign of the plane has been found—no debris, no bodies, no sign of the much-talked-about black...


Flight Lessons 1: Basic Flight: How Eddie Learned the Meaning of it All

by James A Albright, Chris Manno & Chris Parker

Flight Lessons is a collection of hundreds of professional pilot procedures and techniques. Volume One, Basic Flight, includes the first 30 such lessons as they were learned by Eddie, the author's alter ego,...


Trials and Errors: Experimental UK Test Flying in the 1970s

by Mike Brooke

Following his success as a Cold War Canberra pilot, Mike Brooke was dispatched to become a flying instructor at the Central Flying School in the 1970s. Following this interesting career spell, he moved on to...


FAR/AIM 2015: Federal Aviation Regulations/Aeronautical Information Manual

by Federal Aviation Administration

If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today’s environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the US airspace system....


Foundations of Aviation Law

by Michael W. Pearson & Daniel S. Riley

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...


The Dragon in the Cockpit: How Western Aviation Concepts Conflict with Chinese Value Systems

by Hung-Sying Jing & Allen Batteau

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...


Will Sustainability Fly?: Aviation Fuel Options in a Low-Carbon World

by Walter J. Palmer

International air and marine travel have been left to one side in past negotiations to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but unless something is done, emissions from this segment of the world economy will...


Flying The Big Jets (4th Edition)

by Stanley Stewart

Flying the Big Jets presents the facts that people want to know about the world of the big jets. How does a large aircraft fly? How long is the take-off run at maximum weight? How much fuel is carried on a transatlantic...


Helicopter Pilot's Manual Vol 1

by Norman Bailey

This manual has been produced for students undertaking their basic helicopter training. It concentrates on explaining not only how and why the helicopter flies but also on the correct handling techniques needed...


Advances in Aviation Psychology: Volume 1

by Michael A. Vidulich, Pamela S. Tsang & John M. Flach

This book is the first in a series of volumes to be published in conjunction with the biennial International Symposium on Aviation Psychology (ISAP). The aim of each volume is not only to report the latest findings...


Airplane Flying Handbook: FAA-H-8083-3A

by Federal Aviation Administration & David Soucie

The Federal Aviation Administration’s Airplane Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pilots, aviation instructors, and aviation specialists with information on every topic needed to qualify for and excel...


Evolution of International Aviation: Phoenix Rising

by Dawna L. Rhoades

As with the previous two editions, Evolution of International Aviation reviews the historical development of the international aviation system. From this foundation it then provides an updated and expanded account...


Air Transport in the Asia Pacific

by David Timothy Duval

Once in the shadow of larger and more prosperous continents, the Asia Pacific is now at the forefront of expansion in commercial air-service networks, frequency and capacity, and the overall growth in the contribution...


Hawker Siddeley Aviation and Dynamics

by Stephen Skinner

Hawker Siddeley's history can be traced back to 1912 and the formation of the Sopwith Aviation Company by Tom Sopwith which metamorphosed into Hawker Aircraft after World War One. In 1934-35, Gloster, Avro,...


Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival

by Laurence Gonzales

Twenty-five years after the catastrophe, a dramatic and extraordinarily rare 360-degree view of the crash of a fully loaded jumbo jet. As hundreds of rescue workers waited on the ground, United Airlines Flight...


From Lysander to Lightning: Teddy Petter, Aircraft Designer

by Glyn Davies

The Lysander, Canberra, Lightning and Folland Gnat are massive names in the world of aviation, but not so their designer, 'Teddy' Petter. Only three aspects bound together these top-clas aircraft: they were...


Hitler's Heroine: Hanna Reitsch

by Sophie Jackson

Hanna Reitsch longed to fly. Breaking records and earning the respect of the Nazi regime, she became the first female Luftwaffe test pilot, earning significant awards and becoming a personal heroine of Hitler's....


Absent Aviators: Gender Issues in Aviation

by Donna Bridges, Jane Neal-Smith & Albert J. Mills

Absent Aviators consolidates a diverse range of issues from a number of authors from Australia, Austria, the United States, Canada, South Africa and the United Kingdom. Each of the chapters is research-based...


Air Traffic Control Career Prep: A comprehensive guide to one of the best-paying Federal government careers, including test preparation for the initia

by Patrick R. Mattson

This is the eBook (epub format) edition of this title.

This third edition of Air Traffic Control Career Prep is a comprehensive guide to one of the best-paying Federal government careers, including the test preparation...