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An Illustrated Dictionary Of Aviation

Author : Bharat Kumar
ISBN : 9780071782609
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 50.85 MB
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This authoritative, heavily-illustrated reference features a comprehensive A-Z compilation of 7,000 terms and definitions encompassing all key areas of aviation: military, commercial, and general aviation -- highlighted by 2,400 illustrations that clarify and illuminate the expert text. If it concerns aviation, you'll find it in Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation: Navigation Meteorology Air Traffic Control Airports Aviation Medicine Avionics Aircraft Equipment Aircraft Engineering Aerial Photography Aircraft Operations Aviation Acronyms Aerodynamics And much more Written by an author with almost four decades of air military experience, this combination dictionary, reference, and learning tool will be of value to the full-spectrum of aviation industry professionals -- pilots, engineers, administrators, government agency personnel, air traffic controllers, mechanics and technicians, corporate flight departments -- as well as students and serious aviation hobbyists.
Category: Transportation

Dictionary Of Aviation

Author : David Crocker
ISBN : 0713687347
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 59.64 MB
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This revised edition of Dictionary of Aviation by David Crocker contains over 5,000 terms used by air traffic controllers, pilots, cabin crew, maintenance crews, ground staff and other airline personnel. Designed for those specialising in aviation and related industries, including trainee pilots, maintenance engineers and other professionals, this dictionary has all the words you need.
Category: Transportation

Historical Dictionary Of Aviation

Author : David W. Wragg
ISBN : 0750945273
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 34.12 MB
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A dictionary covering the development of both civil and miliitary aviation.
Category: Transportation

Mach 1 And Beyond The Illustrated Guide To High Speed Flight

Author : Larry Reithmaier
ISBN : 0070520216
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 86.37 MB
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This compelling book opens up the world of high-speed flight to readers who do not have extensive technical backgrounds. Covering both subsonic and supersonic flight, it demystifies the world of high-speed aerodynamics, flight principles, gas turbine jets, and more. You'll learn why there are no supersonic airliners, what problems confront designers of 2,000-mph aircraft, and whether or not a hypersonic, or Mach 5, airplane is likely to be built.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Illustrated Directory Of Modern Commercial Aircraft

Author : Günter G. Endres
ISBN : 184065287X
Genre : Aeronautics, Commercial
File Size : 57.79 MB
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This text provides a detailed analysis of all the major passenger-carrying airliners in service and under development. It provides information on the technology now being applied to commercial aircraft, including fly-by-wire systems, and quiet and fuel efficient engines.
Category: Aeronautics, Commercial

The Visual Dictionary Of Flight

Author : Fiona Courtenay-Thompson
ISBN : 1564581012
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 47.55 MB
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Text, exploded view photographs, and labels reveal everyday objects and their parts, including the telephone, camera, and bicycle.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Dictionary Of Aeronautical Terms

Author : Dale Crane
ISBN : 1619545772
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 23.75 MB
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Aviation is an industry full of terms, acronyms and technical language. This book helps users understand all the words, abbreviations, phrases, and disciplines of aviation. The most complete collection of aviation terminology available, the Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms defines more than 11,000 terms and includes nearly 500 illustrations to further explain and aid visual recognition. Appendices include useful lists and tables, such as the periodic table of elements, phonetic alphabet, Morse code, and an expanded list of aviation acronyms. All specific to the aviation industry, the terms have been gathered from the regulations, the Pilot/Controller Glossary from the AIM, and glossaries from government handbooks and manuals. Also includes definitions not found in government publications. This complete, handy dictionary belongs in every library as it is an essential reference book for the entire aviation industry -- including administrators, pilots, aviation maintenance technicians, colleges and universities, air traffic controllers, manufacturers, engineers, government agencies, airlines, and corporate flight departments, as well as newcomers to the industry and those who speak English as a second language. The ASA Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms, now in its sixth edition, is a vital reference tool that belongs on every aviation bookshelf.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Airplane Alphabet Book

Author : Jerry Pallotta
ISBN : 9781632895097
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 89.61 MB
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Let your imagination take flight! This fact-filled book features planes from the sleek Invader to the more popular Piper Cub. Learn which type of plane is best for a dogfight, see the type of plane Charles Lindbergh flew in the first nonstop flight across the Atlantic, and much more. From the first flight of the Wright Flyer in 1903 to the age of jets, Rob Bolster's vivid illustrations will send you soaring through the skies in this dynamic celebration of flight.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

A Pilot S Guide To Aircraft And Their Systems

Author : Dale Crane
ISBN : 1560274611
Genre : Reference
File Size : 57.11 MB
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In the early days of aviation, an aviator had to be pretty much a mechanic as well as a pilot because the airplanes and engines were less than completely dependable. When a pilot had a forced landing away from help, it was up to him to find and fix the problem to get the airplane back into the air. Fortunately these airplanes were not complex in their systems nor complicated to fix. In the more than half a century since World War II aircraft have become a vital component of our transportation system, developed and finely tuned to become the fast, efficient, dependable, and safe machines they are today. These technological advances have been accompanied with additional complexities and demands that the aircraft be operated in exactly the way the designer intended. To do this, pilots must understand what each handle or knob controls and what he or she can expect from each system. Maintenance technicians must thoroughly understand the aircraft and its systems to keep them functioning as they were designed and built to do. This book has been prepared to furnish pilots and armchair aviators with explanation and insight into what the aircraft, powerplant, and each of the systems do. In this way, the book may also serve as an introduction to the ASA Aviation Maintenance Technician Series of books that go further in depth to explain exactly how the aircraft and its systems work — textbooks for Aviation Maintenance school curriculum. But most importantly, A Pilot’s Guide to Aircraft and Their Systems will help pilots enjoy their flying and make them safer and more efficient aviators.
Category: Reference