Aviation Records In The Jet Age

Author: William A. Flanagan
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072305
Size: 36.89 MB
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This book tells of famous record-breaking flights throughout history, focusing on the exciting time following World War II when new speed, altitude, and endurance records were broken on an almost-routine basis.

X Plane Crashes

Author: Tony Moore
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072224
Size: 77.93 MB
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Aircraft profiled include the YB-49 and a pair of N9M flying wings, X-1A, X-1D, VB-51, XB-70, SR-71, YF-12, U-2 prototype, and many more. The photos in this edition are black and white.

Flying Wings Radical Things

Author: Anthony Chong
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072291
Size: 43.16 MB
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This book unveils Northrop's once-secret radical designs, many for the first time, with never-before-published drawings, models, and photos of such novel concepts as a ship-based vertical take-off and landing fighter, a supersonic ...

Free Flight

Author: James Fallows
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 0786741759
Size: 46.85 MB
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Free Flight features the stories of three groups who are inventing and building the future of all air travel: NASA, Cirrus Design in Duluth, Minnesota, and Eclipse Aviation in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Dark Eagles

Author: Curtis Peebles
Publisher: Presidio Press
ISBN: 9780891416968
Size: 55.32 MB
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An aviation historian tells the story of the "Dark Eagles," airplanes that the U.S. government developed, tested, and operated in deepest secrecy

The Checklist Manifesto

Author: Atul Gawande
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 9781429953382
Size: 17.76 MB
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An intellectual adventure in which lives are lost and saved and one simple idea makes a tremendous difference, The Checklist Manifesto is essential reading for anyone working to get things right.

The Nazi War On Cancer

Author: Robert Proctor
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691070513
Size: 60.13 MB
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His treatment of smoking and cancer will be a revelation. This book troubles the politics and ethics of historical interpretation in the very best ways.

Air Pollution From Motor Vehicles

Author: Asif Faiz
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821334447
Size: 61.33 MB
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This book is the first in a series of publications on vehicle-related pollution and control measures prepared by the World Bank in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme to underpin the Bank's overall objective of ...

Airplane Stability And Control

Author: Malcolm J. Abzug
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521021289
Size: 17.11 MB
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In this second edition, Abzug and Larrabee again forge through the history of aviation technologies to present an informal history of the personalities and the events, the art and the science of airplane stability and control.

Cockpit Confidential

Author: Patrick Smith
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402280920
Size: 15.79 MB
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It's a thoughtful, funny, at times deeply personal look into the strange and misunderstood world of commercial flying. It's the ideal book for frequent flyers, nervous passengers, and global travelers.