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Lockheed L1011 Tristar

Author : Philip Birtles
ISBN : STANFORD:36105021923037
Genre : Transportation
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Lockheed L1011 TriStar Birtles First put into service with Eastern Airlines in April, 1972, the L111 brought new standards of technology and safety to wide-bodied fan-jet-powered airliners. Philip Bertles documents the TriStars history, design, production and service record, and provides an inside look at the purpose-built Lockheed manufacturing facility in Palmdale, California, as well as the story of the Ghost of Flight 41. Sftbd., 8 1/2x 1 1/2, 128 pgs., 25 bandw ill., 125 color.
Category: Transportation

Lockheed L 1011 Tristar Airlinertech

Author : Upton Jim
ISBN : 1580071767
Genre : Transportation
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Volume 8 in the AirlinerTech series describes and depicts the turbofan TriStar in great detail. In-depth discussion and illustrations of the TriStar's advance systems and state of the art safety features are explained and illustrated with the use of annotated photographs and diagrams, many from manufacturer's documents. Modifications to the L-1011 are described and illustrated including the UK Royal Airforce versions, the Flying Hospital, and a rocket launching version of the L-1011 which was used to put satellites into orbit. Pilot interviews are also included. The photos in this edition are black and white.
Category: Transportation

Lockheed L 1011

Author : Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
ISBN : OCLC:1109632857
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Lockheed L 1011 Tristar

Author : Jim Upton
ISBN : 158007037X
Genre : History
File Size : 70.96 MB
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This series provides the enthusiast with a first-ever look at the structure, design, systems, and operation of these high tech wonders of the air. Contains engineering drawings, tech manual excerpts, exploded views, overhaul handbooks, cockpit photos, pilot manual excerpts, factory assembly photos, and more.
Category: History

World Airline Fleets 1980

Author : Günter G. Endres
ISBN : UOM:39015007663308
Genre : Airplanes
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Category: Airplanes


Author : Source: Wikipedia
ISBN : 1233079646
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Boeing 727, Lockheed L-1011 TriStar, Yakovlev Yak-40, Boeing X-48, Martin XB-51, Dassault Falcon 900, Dassault Falcon 7X, Dassault Falcon 50, Convair XB-53, Sukhoi-Gulfstream S-21. Excerpt: The Lockheed L-1011 TriStar, commonly referred to as just L-1011 (pronounced "ell-ten-eleven") or TriStar, is a medium-to-long range, widebody passenger trijet airliner. It was the third widebody airliner to enter commercial operations, following the Boeing 747 and the McDonnell Douglas DC-10. Between 1968 and 1984, Lockheed manufactured a total of 250 TriStars. After production ended, Lockheed withdrew from the commercial aircraft business due to its below-target sales. In the 1960s, American Airlines approached Lockheed and competitor Douglas (later McDonnell Douglas) with the need for an airliner smaller than the 747, but still capable of carrying a large passenger load to distant locales such as London and Latin America from company hubs in Dallas/Ft Worth and New York. Lockheed had been largely absent from the civil airliner market since the late 1950s following problems with its L-188 Electra, which had suffered a number of crashes early in its career. However, having experienced difficulties with some of its military programs, Lockheed was eager to re-enter the civil market, and its response was the L-1011 TriStar. The aircraft was originally conceived as a "jumbo twin," but a three-engine design was ultimately chosen to give the aircraft enough thrust to take off from existing runways. Logo of the Lockheed L-1011 TriStarThe design featured a twin-aisle interior with a maximum of 400 passengers, a three-engine layout, low noise emissions (in the early 1970s, Eastern Air Lines nicknamed the L-1011 "The WhisperLiner"), improved reliability, and efficient operation. The main visible difference between the TriStar and the DC-1...

Pricing Behaviour And Non Price Characteristics In The Airline Industry

Author : James Peoples
ISBN : 9781780524689
Genre : Business & Economics
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Provokes the reader to think critically about the emergence of corporate styles of governance, management and leadership in higher education institutions (HEIs) and ways in which the demands of public management and the knowledge economy has shaped and re-shaped scholarly work and identity.
Category: Business & Economics

Aircraft Accident Report

Author : United States. National Transportation Safety Board
ISBN : OCLC:14392901
Genre : Aircraft accidents
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Federal Register

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ISBN : UIUC:30112043054268
Genre : Administrative law
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Category: Administrative law

Air Pictorial

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105015317659
Genre : Aeronautics
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Category: Aeronautics

Flying The Archipelago

Author : Ewart Hinkson
ISBN : 9780595449316
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A career in aviation is intriguing to many, but what is it really like? In his fascinating memoir, Ewart Franklin Hinkson peels back the mysterious layers of air traffic control and aeroplane maintenance as he shares his often humorous experiences as a commercial pilot within the Caribbean Archipelago. Born and raised on the beautiful island of St. Lucia, Hinkson was introduced to aviation at a young age which sparked a life-long interest in flying. After migrating to Canada to further his studies, Hinkson describes his efforts to acquire a commercial pilot's license and his subsequent entrepreneurial adventure as the owner and manager of a small air-taxi service. Intertwined with Hinkson's own tales about his travels above the magical Caribbean Sea is the true story of how political interference is stifling the growth of both the aviation and the tourist industry, causing the region to lose millions of dollars and repressing economic development. In this exciting mix of pilot anecdotes and stories of political deception, one man proves that his belief in himself and his values is what helped him achieve his dreams in the big, blue skies over the Caribbean.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Smelling Land

Author : David Sanborn Scott
ISBN : 0980967406
Genre : Science
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Resolving the escalating issues surrounding climate destabilization will be one of the most important environmental challenges we face this century. Dr. David Sanborn Scott, one of Canada's foremost energy experts, clearly demonstrates that we have only one real choice--Hydrogen. Using literate, accessible, sometimes lyrical but never trivial explanations, Smelling Land gives a clear and comprehensive examination of: The architecture of civilization's energy systems; critical role of energy currencies and widespread blunders when it is not recognized; How to evaluate environmental intrusion and general principles for environmental gentility; mechanisms and status of climate disruption; Sustainability and the REASONS for a coming Hydrogen Age; Energy source options; The applications of hydrogen systems; and How fast we can get to the Hydrogen Age, why, and what it will be like.
Category: Science

Working The Skies

Author : Drew Whitelegg
ISBN : 9780814794739
Genre : Social Science
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Get ready for takeoff. The life of the flight attendant, a.k.a., stewardess, was supposedly once one of glamour, exotic travel and sexual freedom, as recently depicted in such films as Catch Me If You Can and View From the Top. The nostalgia for the beautiful, carefree and ever helpful stewardess perhaps reveals a yearning for simpler times, but nonetheless does not square with the difficult, demanding and sometimes dangerous job of today's flight attendants. Based on interviews with over sixty flight attendants, both female and male labor leaders, and and drawing upon his observations while flying across the country and overseas, Drew Whitelegg reveals a much more complicated profession, one that in many ways is the quintessential job of the modern age where life moves at record speeds and all that is solid seems up in the air. Containing lively portraits of flight attendants, both current and retired, this book is the first to show the intimate, illuminating, funny, and sometimes dangerous behind-the-scenes stories of daily life for the flight attendant. Going behind the curtain, Whitelegg ventures into first-class, coach, the cabin, and life on call for these men and women who spend week in and week out in foreign cities, sleeping in hotel rooms miles from home. Working the Skies also elucidates the contemporary work and labor issues that confront the modern worker: the demands of full-time work and parenthood; the downsizing of corporate America and the resulting labor lockouts; decreasing wages and hours worked; job insecurity; and the emotional toll of a high stress job. Given the events of 9/11, flight attendants now have an especially poignant set of stressful concerns to manage, both for their own safety as well as for those they serve, the passengers. Flight attendants, originally registered nurses charged with attending to passengers' medical needs, now find themselves wearing the hats of therapist, security guard and undercover agent. This last set of tasks pushing some, as Whitelegg shows, out of the business altogether.
Category: Social Science

Pacific Southwest Airlines

Author : Alan Renga
ISBN : 9781439640340
Genre : Transportation
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With its low fares and friendly service, Pacific Southwest Airlines (PSA) was one of the most successful regional airlines in American history. Its distinctive orange, red, and white planes, complete with a beaming smile were immediately recognizable to those living on the West Coast. The airline was also known for employing beautiful and sociable flight attendants. Kenny Friedkin, the founder of PSA, started in 1949 with one leased DC-3 and expanded his fleet to serve millions of passengers each year. Although PSA is no longer in operation, its successful business model of low-priced, efficient service was copied by other airlines and today is considered the norm. In addition, former PSA employees still gather annually to relive the camaraderie they experienced as being a part of one of the most unique airlines of all time.
Category: Transportation

Transatlantic Betrayal

Author : Andrew Porter
ISBN : 9781445624297
Genre : Transportation
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The story of the development of the RB211 gas turbine engine and saving of Rolls-Royce by the British government.
Category: Transportation