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Best of the National Air and Space Museum

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F. Robert Van Der Linden

Best of the National Air and Space Museum

Editura: HarperCollins Publishers

Anul aparitiei: 2006

Curator of aeronautics Van der Linden has selected the most historically important, popular, and just plain impressive aircraft and spacecraft from the collection of the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum and the Dulles Center.

  

The Last Run: A True Story of Rescue and

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Todd Lewan

The Last Run: A True Story of Rescue and Redemption on the Alaska Seas

Editura: HarperCollins Publishers

Anul aparitiei: 2005

Now in paperback--the epic tale of the oldest registered fishing vessel in Alaska, which wrecked in the Gulf of Alaska in 1998 during the worst Arctic storm in years, and the heroic efforts of three teams of Coast Guard aviators to rescue the survivors. 16-page b&w photo insert.

  

The Art of the Automobile: The 100 Greatest Cars

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Dennis Adler

The Art of the Automobile: The 100 Greatest Cars

Editura: William Morrow & Company

Anul aparitiei: 2000

For car buffs young and old, Adler presents a lavishly illustrated, must-havecollectible showcasing the top 100 cars worldwide. Color photos. SizeD.

  

Jane's Airline Recognition Guide

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Graham Edwards, Gunter Endres

Jane's Airline Recognition Guide

Editura: HarperCollins Publishers

Anul aparitiei: 2006

More than 700 airlines Fully illustrated Company histories and current fleet details Explanations of brand logos Aircraft setup and engine configuration Technical specifications

  

In the Cockpit: Inside 50 History-Making Aircraft

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In the Cockpit: Inside 50 History-Making Aircraft

Editura: Collins Design

Anul aparitiei: 2007

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum holds the country's premier collection of historic aircrafts, but visitors must view these impressive structures at a distance. IN THE COCKPIT captures the feeling of helming these historic craft with big, gorgeous four-color photographs that will give flight enthusiasts a true pilot's eye view of many of history's most important domestic and military airplanes, jets, and helicopters. Each entry includes archival images of the craft and authoritative text that places each one in the context of the development of aviation technology and world history .

  

Smithsonian Atlas of World Aviation: Charting the

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The Airplane: How Ideas Gave Us Wings

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Jay Spenser

The Airplane: How Ideas Gave Us Wings

Editura: Harper Paperbacks

Anul aparitiei: 2009

  

Black Wings: Courageous Stories of African

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Von Hardesty

Black Wings: Courageous Stories of African Americans in Aviation and Space History

Editura: Collins

Anul aparitiei: 2008

Featuring approximately 200 historic and contemporary photographs and a lively narrative that spans eight decades of U.S. history, "Black Wings" offers a compelling overview of African Americans in aviation.

  

Jane's Aircraft Recognition Guide

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Gunter Endres, Michael J. Gething

Jane's Aircraft Recognition Guide

Editura: Collins

Anul aparitiei: 2007

The essential guide to the world's aircraft Over 500 color photographs Civilian and military aircraft Technical data Recognition silhouettes Aircraft markings identification guide

  

Let's Ride: Sonny Barger's Guide to Motorcycling

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Sonny Barger

Let's Ride: Sonny Barger's Guide to Motorcycling

Editura: William Morrow & Company

Anul aparitiei: 2010

In this ultimate guide, the baddest man on two wheels ("Rolling Stone") and legendary founder of the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club delivers a nuts-and-bolts master class in the art of motorcycling.

  

Canvaswork and Sail Repair

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Don Casey, Casey Don

Canvaswork and Sail Repair

Editura: International Marine Publishing

Anul aparitiei: 1996

The skills required for top-notch canvaswork are astonishingly few, and canvas's potential to protect your boat and enhance your enjoyment of it is practically limitless. Here is all you need to tackle virtually any canvaswork project: sails and sailcovers, flags, dodgers, ditty bags, cushion covers, and awnings - including Biminis. It's clean, safe, and risk-free - and you'll save a bunch of money and get exactly what you want in the process.

  

Redefining Airmanship

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Anthony T. Kern, Kern Anthony, Tony Kern

Redefining Airmanship

Editura: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Anul aparitiei: 1997

Here, for the first time, is a systematic model of professional airmanship, for all pockets of the aviation community. With this book as a guide, you too will develop the "right stuff" for today's complex world of flight. Step by step, system by system, the book shows you how to use history's greatest flyers as role models - and follow in their footsteps; define standards and measurements for success; understand specific aspects of airmanship, using case studies and lessons learned; handle peer pressure, lack of time, and stress; reduce errors and aid decision-making; manage risks; evaluate your own performance; illuminate a path for self-improvement; and advance your career. Redefining Airmanship gives you a holistic model of good airmanship and shows you how to use that model to measure and improve your performance. Using the book's Individual Improvement Plan, you can increase your confidence...develop flight discipline...understand your aircraft...know your crew's strengths and weaknesses...be an effective team manager...and achieve your personal best as an airman.

  

Flight Discipline

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Kern Anthony, Anthony T. Kern, Tony T. Kern

Flight Discipline

Editura: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Anul aparitiei: 1998

A skilled pilot without flight discipline is a walking time bomb.'' In case history after case history, Lt. Col. Tony Kern shows the hair-raising and often fatal consequences of sloppy flight discipline--and shows you how to make sure that you don't fall into the same traps. Flight Discipline is the perfect tool to help aviators understand flight discipline, improve their skills, and be safer and more effective flyers. It can be used by the individual pilot or in a classroom setting. Key words and concepts are italicized throughout. Chapter review questions test your understanding and summarize the main points of the chapters. Case studies illustrate the tragic consequences of sloppy discipline. The book is divided into three logical sections, each packed with essential information about the hows and whys of flight discipline: Part One: The problem and costs of poor flight discipline in aviation: what can go wrong, and why; Part Two: The anatomy of flight discipline: instruction, planning, communication, and attention management; Part Three: How to insure flight discipline: instruction, planning, communication, and attention management. Conclusion: A personal plan for safer flying. ...

  

Stick and Rudder: An Explanation of the Art of

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Wolfgang Langewiesche, William Langewiesche, Langewiesche Wolfgang

Stick and Rudder: An Explanation of the Art of Flying

Editura: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Anul aparitiei: 1990

  

Sailboat Electrics Simplified: Improvement,

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Don Casey

Sailboat Electrics Simplified: Improvement, Wiring, and Repair

Editura: International Marine Publishing

Anul aparitiei: 1999

Don't Be Baffled by Your Electrical System--Handle Repairs and Improvements with Ease With clear illustrations and simple explanations, Don Casey shows you exactly how to install wiring . . . make good, safe connections . . . match your battery bank and alternator to your needs . . . troubleshoot problems quickly . . . avoid shore power problems . . . and more--all without a lot of technical jargon. "Don Casey's book provides clear guidance on how to create and maintain a robust electrical system. Don's lucid explanations and numerous illustrations make what is normally mysterious and invisible--electricity--into something the reader is able to understand with confidence. An excellent addition to the sailor's seagoing library." --Chuck Hawley

  

The Practical Mariner's Book of Knowledge: 420

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John Vigor, Vigor John

The Practical Mariner's Book of Knowledge: 420 Sea-Tested Rules of Thumb for Almost Every Boating Situation

Editura: International Marine Publishing

Anul aparitiei: 1994

Between these covers is the essence of centuries of seafaring experience, distilled into a concise, alphabetically organized reference for sailors and powerboaters. You'll find rules of thumb for hull thickness, bottom paint coverage, estimating distances, when to hoist and lower flags, predicting weather, which colors are unlucky, rope size and strength, anchoring rights, making a rum punch, and a lot more. This is either the most useful boating book ever designed to entertain or the most entertaining book ever designed to be useful. Open it to any page and browse awhile. You'll see.

  

Standard Aircraft Handbook for Mechanics and

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Reithmaier Larry, Larry Reithmaier

Standard Aircraft Handbook for Mechanics and Technicians

Editura: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Anul aparitiei: 1999

The Benchmark Portable Manual Since 1952 - Revised And Updated for the 21st Century. @lt;p@gt;The definitive nuts-and-bolts manual for all-metal aircraft, from Cessna 150s to Boeing 747s, this newly revised and updated classic gives mechanics and technicians clear, step-by-step, fully illustrated procedures for all standard aircraft tasks. @lt;p@gt;The Sixth Edition of this bestseller: @lt;br@gt;Features coordinated step-by-step procedures, methods, and techniques - including those used by Lockheed and Rockwell Boeing @lt;br@gt;Details basic shop practices such as drilling and riveting @lt;br@gt;Shows you how to install electrical wiring and plumbing @lt;br@gt;Gives clear directions for nondestructive testing, corrosion prevention and control, and other vital tasks @lt;br@gt;Fully demonstrates forming and fabricating @lt;br@gt;Covers materials and materials handling @lt;br@gt;And more! @lt;p@gt;@lt;i@gt;The Standard Aircraft Handbook for Mechanics and Technicians@lt;/i@gt; is the one all-metal-aircraft source that you'll turn to again and again, for projects large and small.

  

The Propeller Handbook: The Complete Reference for

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Dave Gerr, Gerr Dave

The Propeller Handbook: The Complete Reference for Choosing, Installing, and Understanding Boat Propellers

Editura: International Marine Publishing

Anul aparitiei: 2001

@lt;ul@gt;@lt;li@gt;Why won't your engine reach its top rated RPMs?@lt;li@gt;Why is your propeller shaft vibrating?@lt;li@gt;Why doesn't your boat reach the top speed claimed by the manufacturer?@lt;li@gt;Will more or less propeller pitch improve your boat's performance?@lt;li@gt;Is a square wheel (pitch equals diameter) best?@lt;li@gt;Is a folding prop best for your purposes?@lt;li@gt;Should you choose a two-, three-, or four-bladed propeller?@lt;/ul@gt;@lt;p@gt;@lt;b@gt;All these questions and more are answered in this complete reference--the first of its kind.@lt;/b@gt;@lt;/p@gt;@lt;p@gt;"We have highly recommended the @lt;i@gt;Propeller Handbook@lt;/i@gt; to our distributors and repair stations, and have multiple office copies that our sales people refer to."--Michigan Wheel Corporation@lt;/p@gt;@lt;p@gt;"This book will answer almost every propeller-related question you're likely to come across."--@lt;i@gt;Ensign@lt;/i@gt;@lt;/p@gt;@lt;p@gt;"Without doubt the definitive reference for selecting, installing, and understanding boat propellers."--@lt;i@gt;Royal Navy Sailing Association Journal@lt;/i@gt;@lt;/p@gt;@lt;p@gt;"This book is for everyone who has ever had to make a ...

  

Ace the Technical Pilot Interview

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Gary V. Bristow, Bristow Gary

Ace the Technical Pilot Interview

Editura: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Anul aparitiei: 2002

@lt;b@gt;ADVANCE YOUR CAREER WITH THIS DYNAMIC TOOL FOR ACING THE TECHNICAL PILOT INTERVIEW...@lt;/b@gt;@lt;p@gt;@lt;b@gt;Let an experienced airline pilot help you succeed on the Technical Pilot Interview@lt;/b@gt;. This one-of-a-kind study tool asks the right questions so you'll know the right answers. Open it and start learning what you need to know in order to get a powerful edge over the competition--at every stage of your piloting career.@lt;p@gt;@lt;b@gt;This unique study guide helps you: @lt;/b@gt;@lt;br@gt;* Get to know material likely to be asked on your interview@lt;br@gt;* Practice with almost one thousand exam-style questions--complete with answers@lt;br@gt;* Build confidence, skills, and knowledge@lt;br@gt;* Focus your study on what you need to know@lt;p@gt;@lt;b@gt;Can you answer these questions?@lt;/b@gt;@lt;br@gt;* If you were loading an aircraft to obtain maximum range, would you load it with a forward or aft center of gravity?@lt;br@gt;* Why does an aircraft climb as high as possible?@lt;br@gt;* What does an aircraft descend quicker when it's lighter?@lt;br@gt;* What is a fail operational autopilot/landing system?@lt;br@gt;* What is an assumed/flexible ...

  

Aircraft Safety: Accident Investigations,

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Shari Stamford Krause

Aircraft Safety: Accident Investigations, Analyses, and Applications

Editura: McGraw-Hill Companies

Anul aparitiei: 2003

@lt;b@gt;27 NEW CASE STUDIES@lt;p@gt;@lt;/p@gt;WHAT DO WE LEARN WHEN AN AIRPLANE CRASHES?@lt;/b@gt;@lt;p@gt;@lt;/p@gt;Taken from the richest source of flying information -- exhaustive flight safety investigations -- this updated book examines more than 40 accidents/incidents involving airline and general aviation flights. By thoroughly dissecting what happened and why, aviation safety expert Shari Stamford Krause offers tremendous insights and techniques for pilots, air traffic controllers, and managers alike.@lt;p@gt;@lt;/p@gt;Designed for pilots of all ratings, aerospace enthusiasts, and aviation professionals, this exhaustively researched reference presents detailed analyses of major airline, regional, and general aviation accidents. You get the perspectives of pilots, crewmembers, and air traffic controllers -- as well as NTSB findings and excerpts from flight recordings that reveal how crewmembers and other key players performed under extreme stress. With a wealth of new content, this revised edition features: @lt;br@gt;@lt;br@gt;* New chapters on cockpit resource management, pilot judgment and decision-making, and spatial disorientation@lt;br@gt;* New research and case ...

  
 
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