Books in category Transportation – Aviation

  • Birdmen Batmen and Skyflyers

    Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyers
    Michael Abrams

    It traces the story of winged flight from its doomed early pioneers to their glorious high-tech descendants, who’ve at last conquered gravity (sometimes, anyway).

  • The Problem with Pilots

    The Problem with Pilots
    Timothy P. Schultz

    The Problem with Pilots tells the story of how, in the years between the world wars, physicians and engineers sought new ways to address these difficulties and bridge the widening gap between human and machine performance.

  • Jet Age

    Jet Age
    Sam Howe Verhovek

    At the center of this story are great minds and courageous souls, including Sir Geoffrey de Havilland, who spearheaded the development of the Comet, even as two of his sons lost their lives flying earlier models of his aircraft; Sir Arnold …

  • TSR2

    Andrew Brookes

    In this book the eminent air power analyst and ex-Vulcan bomber pilot Andrew Brookes takes a fresh, hard-headed look at the TSR2 project, telling the story of its development, short career and cancellation, and evaluating how it would have …

  • Are We Safer Now

    Are We Safer Now?
    Byron L. Cherry

    Are We Safer Now? Airline Security in a Post-9/11 Society offers an interesting glance into understanding the factors that influenced the change in passengers' perceptions of how safe they really are when traveling by air.

  • Stealth Fighter

    Stealth Fighter
    Lt. Col. William B. O’Connor, USAF (ret.)

    As I watch the moving map display in my cockpit, the small white symbol representing my jet crosses the northern border of Serbia. . . . This is it.

  • Spitfire

    Dilip Sarkar

    The illustrated wartime story of the RAF's iconic fighter plane. Over 300 historic photographs and contemporary illustrations.

  • Analyse der statistischen Verteilung von Fahrzeiten im Stra eng terverkehr

    Analyse der statistischen Verteilung von Fahrzeiten im Straßengüterverkehr
    Laura Mechlinski

    Masterarbeit aus dem Jahr 2015 im Fachbereich AdA Verkehrsberufe / Flugverkehr / Logistik, Note: 1,3, Technische Universität Dortmund (Institut für Transportlogistik (ITL)), Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Beim Straßengüterverkehr sind die …

  • Art Smith

    Art Smith
    Rachel Sherwood Roberts

    Using Smith’s own autobiographical writings, the story is also a factual account of events in early aviation. The book includes photographs and postcards in Art Smith’s own handwriting mailed to Al Wertman.

  • Spitfire

    John Dibbs, Tony Holmes

    This eye-catching book combines a unique collection of stunning photos with poignant first-hand accounts of flying the aeroplane in combat, from some of the most famous aces to ever pilot the Spitfire, and from some of the pilots forgotten …

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