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Flight Theory and Aerodynamics

A Practical Guide for Operational Safety

by Charles E. Dole, James E. Lewis, Joseph R. Badick & others

<b>The pilot's guide to aeronautics and the complex forces of flight</b> <p><i>Flight Theory and Aerodynamics</i> is the essential pilot's guide to the physics of flight, designed specifically for those with limited engineering experience. From ...

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Flights of Discovery - 50 Years at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC) - X-Planes, X-15, Lifting Bodies, Jet-Powered Research, Winglets, X-29, Fly-by-Wire, Lunar Landing LLRV, Space Shuttle

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent history of NASA&apos;s Dryden Flight Research Center. This volume adds another dimension to the existing literature about the history of the ...

ISBN: 9781310928789

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Fly Low Fly Fast

by Robert Gandt

<p>In FLY LOW FLY FAST, Robert Gandt takes us into the high-risk world of Unlimited Air Racing, following two consecutive championships at the Reno National Air Races. Flying wingtip to wingtip around pylons at nearly 500 mph, just a few feet ...

ISBN: 9781301560400

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Flying Machines: Construction and Operation

by W. J. Jackman

<p>First published in 1912. "A Practical Book Which Shows, in ... Working Plans and Text, How to Build and Navigate the Modern Airship." According to the Preface: "This book is written for the guidance of the novice in aviation--the man who ...

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Formulation for Observed and Computed Values of Deep Space Network Data Types for Navigation

by Theodore D. Moyer

A valuable reference for students and professionals in the field of deep space navigation<br> <br> Drawing on fundamental principles and practices developed during decades of deep space exploration at the California Institute of Technology's Jet

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Foundations of Aviation Law

by Michael W. Pearson & Daniel S. Riley

<p>Foundations of Aviation Law is an easy-reading general primer into the often complex world of aviation law, written for aviation students as well as legal professionals who are looking for broad-based, introductory coverage of the subject. ...

ISBN: 9781317133711

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Freaking Astrophysics

by Brian Williams

<p>Have you ever wondered why you wouldn’t feel the burn if your arm could extend and reach the Sun? Why maternity clinics would be needed on future interplanetary vessels? Why extraterrestrials, if they exist, would be very different from how ...

ISBN: 1230000293083

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From Nighthawk to Spitfire

The Aircraft of R.J. Mitchell

by John K. Shelton

<p>R. J. Mitchell was virtually self-taught; surprisingly, almost all his other aircraft 24 aircraft were slow-flying seaplanes. How a lad from the land-locked Midlands, apprenticed to a locomotive works, came to be responsible for the Spitfire ...

ISBN: 9780750965507

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From Prognostics and Health Systems Management to Predictive Maintenance 1

Monitoring and Prognostics

by Rafael Gouriveau, Kamal Medjaher & Noureddine Zerhouni

<p>This book addresses the steps needed to monitor health assessment systems and the anticipation of their failures: choice and location of sensors, data acquisition and processing, health assessment and prediction of the duration of residual ...

ISBN: 9781119371069

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From Prognostics and Health Systems Management to Predictive Maintenance 2

Knowledge, Reliability and Decision

by Brigitte Chebel-Morello, Jean-Marc Nicod & Christophe Varnier

<p>This book is the second volume in a set of books dealing with the evolution of technology, IT and organizational approaches and what this means for industrial equipment.</p> <p>The authors address this increasing complexity in two parts, ...

ISBN: 9781119436850

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Fundamental Spacecraft Dynamics and Control

by Weiduo Hu

<i><b>An extensive text reference includes around an asteroid – a new and important topic</b> </i><br /><br />• Covers the most updated contents in spacecraft dynamics and control, both in theory and application<br />• Introduces the application

ISBN: 9781118754351

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Fundamentals of International Aviation

by Suzanne K. Kearns

<p>International aviation is a massive and complex industry that is crucial to our global economy and way of life.</p> <p><em>Fundamentals of International Aviation, designed for the next generation of aviation professionals, flips the ...

ISBN: 9781351780667

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Galactic Travel at Warp Speed In Imaginary Time

by Charles E. Anzalone

<B>Galactic Travel at Warp Speed in Imaginary Time</B> <P>      When all the technical articles from magazines, newspapers, and published books are correlated, it becomes very apparent that mankind is on the verge of discovering a new frontier—a

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Globalness: Toward a Space Power Theory - Military Spaceflight, Strategic Theory, Weaponization, ASAT Anti-Satellite, GPS, Prompt Global Strike, Global Connectivity, Weapons Delivery

by Progressive Management

<p>This important report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The purpose of this study is to take the first steps toward a military space power theory. It begins by answering the question: Why ...

ISBN: 9781370347155

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Gloster Aircraft Company

by Derek N. James

<p>The Gloster Aircraft Company had its foundation in 1917 and in 1934 the company was taken over by Hawker Aircraft, though it continued to produce aircraft under its own name. In that same year the company produced the famous Gladiator ...

ISBN: 1230001515336

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Great Astronomers: Galileo Galilei

by Robert Stawell Ball

<p>Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical ...

ISBN: 1230001903560

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Great Astronomers: John Pond

by Agnes Mary Clerke

<p>John Pond (1767–1836) was appointed as 6th Astronomer Royal in February 1811, succeeding Dr. Nevil Maskelyne. Of a mild and unassuming character, Pond neither sought nor attained a popular reputation. His work was wholly technical, his ...

ISBN: 1230001908701

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Great Astronomers: Nicolaus Copernicus

by Robert Stawell Ball

<p>Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543) was a mathematician and astronomer who formulated a comprehensive heliocentric model which placed the Sun, rather than the Earth, at the center of the universe, contrary to the prevailing thought at his time ...

ISBN: 1230001903584

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Green Aviation

by Richard Blockley

<p><em>Green Aviation</em> is the first authoritative overview of both engineering and operational measures to mitigate the environmental impact of aviation.</p> <p>It addresses the current status of measures to reduce the environmental impact ...

ISBN: 9781118866436

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Handley Page

Forty Years On, 1909-1949

by Handley Page Limited

<p>Handley Page began manufacturing aeroplanes in a small factory in Barking, Essex in 1909. Handley Page Limited was founded by Frederick Handley Page (later Sir Frederick) as the United Kingdom's first publicly traded aircraft manufacturing ...

ISBN: 1230001999242

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