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The Way of the Air

by Edgar C. Middleton

The idea of this little book is to give as clear and graphic a description of modern aviation as circumstances will permit; of the new, heroic race of men to which Flying has given birth; of the conditions under,...


The Vanishing of Flight MH370: The True Story of the Hunt for the Missing Malaysian Plane

by Richard Quest

CNN Aviation Correspondent Richard Quest offers a gripping and definitive account of the disappearance of Malaysian Airline Flight MH370 in March 2014.

On March 8, 2014, Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared...


Flying the Knife Edge: New Guinea Bush Pilot

by Matt McLaughlin, Russell Thomson & Rachel Vella

Sometimes it’s not about the destination...it’s about the journey.

‘Flying the Knife Edge’ is the story of an ordinary man experiencing extraordinary things as a pilot in Papua New Guinea in the 1990s....


Critical Incident Stress Management in Aviation

by Joachim Vogt & Jörg Leonhardt

Critical incident stress management (CISM) is now a well-established method in crisis intervention, and one that is clearly needed within aviation. However, there are many peculiarities in this branch of CISM...


Aviation Mental Health: Psychological Implications for Air Transportation

by Todd Hubbard & Robert Bor

This book provides an authoritative and practical guide to the assessment, management, treatment and care of pilots and other professional groups within aviation; covering a range of relevant topics, for health...


Air Transport and the Environment

by Ben Daley

Air Transport and the Environment provides an overview of the main issues relating to aviation environmental impacts. It explains the challenge facing policymakers in terms of sustainable development, focusing...


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

by Hung-Sying Jing & Allen Batteau

The purpose of The Dragon in the Cockpit is to enhance the mutual understanding between Western aviation human-factors practitioners and the Chinese aviation community by describing some of the fundamental Chinese...


Absent Aviators: Gender Issues in Aviation

by Donna Bridges & Jane Neal-Smith

The objective of this book is to present a number of related chapters on the subject of gender issues in the workplace of the aviation industry. More specifically, the chapters address the continuing shortfall...


Advances in Aviation Psychology: Volume 1

by Michael A. Vidulich & Pamela S. Tsang

Aviation remains one of the most active and challenging domains for human factors and applied psychology. Since 1981, the biennial International Symposium on Aviation Psychology (ISAP) has been convened for...


Airspace Closure and Civil Aviation: A Strategic Resource for Airline Managers

by Steven D. Jaffe

The impact to airlines from airspace closure can be as benign as a two minute extension on an arrival pattern, or as catastrophic as a shoot down from a surface-to-air missile, as the tragic loss of Malaysia...


Safety Management Systems in Aviation

by Alan J. Stolzer & John J. Goglia

Although aviation is among the safest modes of transportation in the world today, accidents still happen. In order to further reduce accidents and improve safety, proactive approaches must be adopted by the...


A Pilot's Accident Review (eBook - epub edition): An in-depth look at high-profile accidents that shaped aviation rules and procedures

by John Lowery & William B. Scott

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

In A Pilot’s Accident Review, starting on the premise that we often learn best by reviewing the mistakes of others, author John Lowery compiles an in-depth analysis...


Things That Go - Planes Edition: Planes for Kids

by Baby Professor

What is that you see in the sky? Planes! Whether they are passenger or cargo planes, they never fail to fill a child's mind with wonder. How do they fly? Where will they land? With this picture book, you are...


Understanding Decision-making Processes in Airline Operations Control

by Peter J. Bruce

Previous studies conducted within the aviation industry have examined a multitude of crucial aspects such as policy, airline service quality, and revenue management. An extensive body of literature has also...


Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice

by Adam Makos

For readers of Unbroken comes an unforgettable tale of courage from America’s “forgotten war” in Korea, by the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call.

Devotion tells the inspirational story...


Flight Lessons 2: Advanced Flight: How Eddie Learned the Best Way to Learn

by James Albright, Chris Manno & Chris Parker

The flight lessons include: a 60-to-1 engineer-to-pilot translation, aim versus touchdown points, asymmetric thrust, cabin fires, circling approaches, course reversals (ICAO), crew resource management, descent...


The First Blitz

by Ian Castle

This book tells the story of Germany's strategic air offensive against Britain, and how it came to be neutralized. The first Zeppelin attack on London came in May 1915 ? and with it came the birth of a new arena...


Competency-Based Education in Aviation: Exploring Alternate Training Pathways

by Tim, Assoc Prof Mavin, Steven, Dr Hodge & Suzanne K, Dr Kearns

Whether a trainee is studying air traffic control, piloting, maintenance engineering, or cabin crew, they must complete a set number of training ‘hours’ before being licensed or certified. The aviation industry...


The Man With His Head in the Clouds: James Sadler, The First Englishman to Fly

by Richard O. Smith

Hilarious, enlightening and inspiring The Man with His Head in the Clouds is anything but ordinary. Smith has artfully created a category-defying juxtaposition of historical biography and autobiographical recovery...


Getting Started with Drones: Build and Customize Your Own Quadcopter

by Terry Kilby & Belinda Kilby

Want to make something that can fly? How about a flying robot? In this book, you'll learn how drones work, how to solve some of the engineering challenges a drone presents, and how to build your own--an autonomous...