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  • 747-400 Pilot Handbook

    By Mike Ray

    Our Price: $54.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781453634608
    • Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
    • Published: December 2010
    This is the book that is used by professional airline pilots all over the world to prepare for their training and simulator check-ride. Thousands have been sold and it is written in a unique style that makes the difficult material ... well, almost easy to understand. Captain Mike's presentation and style of writing is descriptive and informative. While very entertaining and Easy to read, it is packed with pithy insight, techniques, and filled with detail with specific information on how to "do it". The more than 300 pages are crammed with graphics and technical details.This treasure trove of information is a MUST HAVE for every flight simmers library ... as well as the Professional Airline Pilot.
  • 757/767 Pilot Handbook

    By Mike Ray

    Our Price: $54.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781463695361
    • Publisher: Createspace
    • Published: November 2011
    Flying the Boeing 757/767 simulator during the check-ride can be an airline pilot's worse nightmare; and Captain Mike Ray knows what would make the check-ride go much smoother and actually give you the information to create the impression that you know what you are doing. 404 pages of technical information and procedures. It is all illustrated with the lavish use of graphics and applicable artwork. The text is written in a manner that lends a touch of humor and yet makes the information seem simple and easy to remember. So come along as Captain Mike tells us how to fly the Boeing 757/767 from cold-dark start to final secure checklist.
  • 81 Lessons from the Sky

    By Fletcher McKenzie

    Our Price: $17.98
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780473419943
    • Publisher: Squabbling Sparrows Press
  • 93 Seconds to Disaster

    By Brian Power-Waters

    Our Price: $13.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780595348527
    • Publisher: Iuniverse Inc
    • Published: March 2005
  • A-26 Invader Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions

    By Douglas Aircraft

    Our Price: $16.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781935700036
    • Publisher: Periscope Film LLC
    • Published: March 2010
  • Acc Bomber Triad: The B-52s, B-1s, and B-2s of Air Combat Command

    By Don Logan

    Our Price: $59.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764306808
    • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
    • Published: July 1999
  • An Account of Five Aerial Voyages in Scotland

    By Vincenzo Lunardi

    Our Price: $12.54
    • ISBN-13: 9781375556620
    • Publisher: Andesite Press
  • Ace the Technical Pilot Interview

    By Gary V. Bristow

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780071793865
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
    • Published: May 2012
    "Get your career off the ground with this updated guide to acing the technical pilot interview!Written by an experienced airline pilot, Ace the Technical Pilot Interview, Second Edition is filled with more than 1000 questions and answers, many of them all-new. This practical study tool asks the right questions so you'll know the right answers. It's a must-have, one-stop resource for all pilots, regardless of aircraft type, performance, or global region.Ace the Technical Pilot Interview, Second Edition helps you: Review the material most likely to be asked on your interview Practice with 1000+ exam-style questions--complete with answers Learn about the latest technologies, including CPDLC (Controller Pilot Data Link Communications) and ADS (Automatic Dependent Surveillance) Focus your study on what you need to know COVERAGE INCLUDES: Aerodynamics * Engines * Jet and propeller aircraft differences * Navigation * Atmosphere and speed * Aircraft instruments and systems * Performance and flight planning * Meteorology and weather recognition * Flight operations and technique * Human performance * Type-specific questions"--
  • Aces Wild: The Race for Mach 1

    By Al Blackburn

    Our Price: $51.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780842027328
    • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL PROFESSIONAL
    • Published: November 1998
    The pilots who first flew at supersonic speed.
  • Advanced Aircraft Design: Conceptual Design, Analysis and Optimization of Subsonic Civil Airplanes

    By Egbert Torenbeek

    Our Price: $129.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781118568118
    • Publisher: Wiley
    • Published: July 2013
    Although the overall appearance of modern airliners has not changed a lot since the introduction of jetliners in the 1950s, their safety, efficiency and environmental friendliness have improved considerably. Main contributors to this have been gas turbine engine technology, advanced materials, computational aerodynamics, advanced structural analysis and on-board systems. Since aircraft design became a highly multidisciplinary activity, the development of multidisciplinary optimization (MDO) has become a popular new discipline. Despite this, the application of MDO during the conceptual design phase is not yet widespread. Advanced Aircraft Design: Conceptual Design, Analysis and Optimization of Subsonic Civil Airplanes presents a quasi-analytical optimization approach based on a concise set of sizing equations. Objectives are aerodynamic efficiency, mission fuel, empty weight and maximum takeoff weight. Independent design variables studied include design cruise altitude, wing area and span and thrust or power loading. Principal features of integrated concepts such as the blended wing and body and highly non-planar wings are also covered. The quasi-analytical approach enables designers to compare the results of high-fidelity MDO optimization with lower-fidelity methods which need far less computational effort. Another advantage to this approach is that it can provide answers to "what if" questions rapidly and with little computational cost. Key features: Presents a new fundamental vision on conceptual airplane design optimization Provides an overview of advanced technologies for propulsion and reducing aerodynamic drag Offers insight into the derivation of design sensitivity information Emphasizes design based on first principles Considers pros and cons of innovative configurations Reconsiders optimum cruise performance at transonic Mach numbers Advanced Aircraft Design: Conceptual Design, Analysis and Optimization of Subsonic Civil Airplanes advances understanding of the initial optimization of civil airplanes and is a must-have reference for aerospace engineering students, applied researchers, aircraft design engineers and analysts.
  • Advanced Aircraft Systems

    By David A. Lombardo

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780070386037
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
    • Published: August 1993
  • Advanced Avionics Handbook

    By Federal Aviation Administration

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781616085339
    • Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
    • Published: February 2012
    Presents information on flight operations in aircraft with the latest "glass cockpit" advanced avionics systems, covering such topics as automated flight control, area navigation, weather data systems, and primary flight display failures.
  • Advanced Space: Propulsion Systems

    By Martin Tajmar

    Our Price: $59.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9783211838624
    • Publisher: SPRINGER-VERLAG NEW YORK INC
    • Published: August 2004
     Weltraumantriebe sind der Schlüssel zur Raumfahrt! Sie bestimmen die Reisezeit zu fernen Planeten und sind natürlich ein wesentlicher Kostentreiber für jede Weltraummission. Dieses Buch zeigt den letzten Entwicklungsstand einer Vielzahl von Antriebssystemen, von klassischer Raketentechnologie, nuklearen Antrieben - welche hauptsächlich in den 60er und 70er Jahren des letzten Jahrhunderts entwickelt wurden - zu elektrischen Antrieben und weiter zu Mikro- und futuristischen Antriebssystemen, an denen bei der NASA und in der ganzen Welt geforscht wird. Dabei werden bei jedem System nicht nur die technischen Grenzen, sondern auch die Richtung in die sich ein Antrieb in Zukunft entwickeln kann diskutiert. Der Leser begibt sich auf eine spannende Reise, von historischen Konzepten bis hin zu bahnbrechenden Technologien, welche teilweise schon jahrzehntelang entwickelt wurden aber erst jetzt eingesetzt werden und eine wesentliche Rolle in der Zukunft der Raumfahrt spielen sollen. Am Ende werden sogar Ideen präsentiert, wie die zukünftige Wissenschaft Probleme wie die Reise zu anderen Sternen meistern könnte. Der Autor ist aktiv in der Forschung an einer Reihe von modernen Weltraumantrieben involviert und kann so seine eigene Erfahrung zu vielen Themen einbringen. Dieses Buch ist für all jede geschrieben, die schon immer fasziniert waren von der Frage, wie die Weltraumfahrt revolutioniert werden kann.
  • Advanced Techniques for Clearance of Flight Control Laws

    By Christopher Fielding

    Our Price: $249.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9783540440543
    • Publisher: Springer Verlag
    • Published: October 2002
    In this book recent results of the GARTEUR (Group for Aeronautical Research and Technology in Europe) Action Group FM (AG11) are presented. The book focuses on analysis techniques for the flight clearance of highly augmented aircrafts, including contributions of 20 European aeronautical organisations such as National Research Centers, Aerospace Industries and Universities. The tasks and requirements of the Industrial Clearance Process for Flight Control Laws are presented as well as classical and particularly new analysis methods. The different methods are evaluated and compared and their potential application to Civil Aircraft is demonstrated.
  • Advances In Collaborative Civil Aeronautical Multidisciplinary Design Optimization

    By Ernst Kesseler

    Our Price: $109.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781600867255
    • Publisher: AIAA
    • Published: January 2010
    The results of a recent industry-led European research project on the virtual collaborative civil aeronautical enterprise serve as a case study to further elucidate multidisciplinary design optimization. The studies follow the phases of a generic design cycle as closely as possible, moving from issues at initial design stages to more detailed design optimizations; a secondary arrangement moves from product complexity to simplicity: whole aircraft through engines to single components. They do not follow a single design or product through the process, and their examples are from the real world. Among the topics are choosing between design-to-mass or design-to-cost as a helicopter predesign strategy, fuselage structure optimization, using the virtual-enterprise-collaboration hub for distributed engine optimization and securing virtual-enterprise collaboration. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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