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The Visual Dictionary of Universe & Earth

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Universe and Earth takes the reader into a fascinating journey through cosmos to discover celestial bodies, astronomical observation equipment and astronautics, and then provides a complete...


Rotary-Wing Aerodynamics

by W. Z. Stepniewski Dover Publications (March 25, 2013)

Clear, concise text covers aerodynamic phenomena of the rotor and offers guidelines for helicopter performance evaluation. Originally prepared for NASA. Prefaces. New Indexes. 10 black-and-white photos. 537...


Introduction to Space Dynamics

by William Tyrrell Thomson Dover Publications (August 14, 2012)

Comprehensive, classic introduction to space-flight engineering for advanced undergraduate and graduate students provides basic tools for quantitative analysis of the motions of satellites and other vehicles...


Theory of Wing Sections: Including a Summary of Airfoil Data

by Ira H. Abbott & A. E. von Doenhoff Dover Publications (March 29, 2012)

Concise compilation of subsonic aerodynamic characteristics of NACA wing sections, plus description of theory. 350 pages of tables.


Theory of Flight

by Richard von Mises Dover Publications (March 30, 2012)

Mises' classic avoids the formidable mathematical structure of fluid dynamics, while conveying — by often unorthodox methods — a full understanding of the physical phenomena and mathematical concepts of...


Helicopter Theory

by Wayne Johnson Dover Publications (February 08, 2012)

Monumental engineering text covers vertical flight, forward flight, performance, mathematics of rotating systems, rotary wing dynamics and aerodynamics, aeroelasticity, stability and control, stall, noise, and...


Microsoft® Flight Simulator as a Training Aid: A Guide for Pilots, Instructors, and Virtual Aviators

by Bruce Williams Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc. (June 20, 2013)

PC-based simulations, though touted by many in the aviation community as excellent flight training aids, are not being used to their full potential. This guide and the accompanying CD illustrate how to get the...


How to Land a Top-Paying Aeronautical engineers Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Resumes and Cover Letters, Interviews, Salaries, Promotions

by Reese Tammy Emereo Publishing (October 24, 2012)

How to Land a Top-Paying Aeronautical engineers Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Resumes and Cover Letters, Interviews, Salaries, Promotions, What to Expect From Recruiters and More


How to Land a Top-Paying Aerospace engineering and operations technicians Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Resumes and Cover Letters, Interv

by Gay Albert Emereo Publishing (October 24, 2012)

How to Land a Top-Paying Aerospace engineering and operations technicians Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Resumes and Cover Letters, Interviews, Salaries, Promotions, What to Expect From Recruiters...


Glenn H. Curtiss

by Charles R. Mitchell & Kirk W. House Arcadia Publishing (June 20, 2001)

Charles R. Mitchell tracks Curtiss's dizzying ride from a village bicycle shop to record-smashing motorcycle races and city building in the Florida land boom.

Glenn Curtiss beat even the Wright brothers (who...


Saturn V Rocket

by Alan Lawrie, Mike Jetzer & Ed Stewart Ii Arcadia Publishing (November 07, 2016)

In the first comprehensive photographic account of the Saturn V, relive the drama of the Space Race through the production of the rocket that would carry Neil Armstrong and crew to the moon.

In 1961, Pres. John...


Building Moonships

by Joshua Stoff Arcadia Publishing (June 23, 2004)

Chronicling the visual history of the design, construction and launch of the lunar module - one of the most historic machines in human history.

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced his plans for landing...


The Proficient Pilot, Volume 3: Flying Wisdom

by Barry Schiff Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc. (February 13, 1997)

A compilation of Barry Schiff’s monthly column in AOPA Pilot, the popular aviation periodical, these books contain favorite articles from over the years in three volumes that are arranged by subject. These...


Safer Skies

by David Soucie & Ozzie Cheek Skyhorse (February 17, 2015)

The past and future of airline safetya memoir of successes, crashes, and near missesby a former FAA accident inspector.

Boarding an airplane strikes at least a small sense of fear into most people. Even though...


Bracing for Impact

by Lindy Philip, Robin Suerig Holleran & David Soucie Skyhorse (October 27, 2015)

Surviving is a true blessing that few get to experience."

Being strapped in the seat of a plane as it plunges into a nosedive midair is everyone's worst nightmare. Bracing for Impact's compilers and contributors...


The Space Barons

by Christian Davenport & Will Collyer Hachette Book Group (March 20, 2018)

The historic quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes, egos, and visions of space as the next entrepreneurial frontier

The Space Barons is the...


Escape from Earth

by Fraser MacDonald PublicAffairs (June 24, 2019)

The long-buried truth about the dawn of the Space Age: lies, spies, socialism, and sex magick.

Los Angeles, 1930s: Everyone knows that rockets are just toys, the stuff of cranks and pulp magazines. Nevertheless,...


The Space Barons

by Christian Davenport PublicAffairs (March 19, 2018)

The historic quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes, egos, and visions of space as the next entrepreneurial frontier

The Space Barons is...


Ask an Astronaut

by Tim Peake Little, Brown and Company (October 16, 2017)

Was it fun to do a space walk? How squashed were you in the capsule on the way back? What were your feelings as you looked down on Earth for the first time? Were you ever scared? Where to next -- the Moon, Mars,...


Moonbound

by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm Hill and Wang (June 03, 2019)

On a summer night in 1969, two men climbed down a ladder onto a sea of dust at the edge of an ancient dream. When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin first set foot on lunar soil, the moon ceased to be a place of...


Genesis: The Story of Apollo 8: The First Manned Mission to Another World

by Robert Zimmerman D Street Books, a division of Mountain Lake Press (September 24, 2012)

It was Christmas Eve 1968. And the astronauts of Apollo 8 - Commander Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Anders - were participants in a mission that took them faster (24,000 mph) and farther from the earth...


One Giant Leap

by Charles Fishman Simon & Schuster (June 11, 2019)

The remarkable story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic mission to reach the moon.

President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced...


The Wright Brothers

by David McCullough Simon & Schuster Audio (May 05, 2015)

The #1 New York Times bestseller from David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize--the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly--Wilbur and Orville...


Into the Black

by Rowland White, Eric Meyers & Richard Truly Simon & Schuster Audio (April 19, 2016)

A book "no aviation buff will want to miss" (The Wall Street Journal) and "the perfect tale that educates as it entertains" (#1 bestselling author Clive Cussler), Into the Black recaptures the historic moments...


First Man

by James R. Hansen & Jeremy Bobb Simon & Schuster Audio (May 29, 2018)

Soon to be a major motion picture, this is the first--and only--definitive authorized account of Neil Armstrong, the man whose “one small step” changed history.

When Apollo 11 touched down on the Moon’s...


One Giant Leap

by Charles Fishman & Fred Sanders Simon & Schuster Audio (June 11, 2019)

The New York Times bestselling, “meticulously researched and absorbingly written” (The Washington Post) story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic Apollo 11 moon...


The Consequential Frontier

by Peter Ward & Gary Galone Blackstone Publishing (February 11, 2020)

This in-depth work of reportage dares to ask what's at stake in privatizing outer space.

Earth is in trouble--so dramatically that we're now scrambling to explore space for valuable resources and a home for permanent...


Supersonic Thunder

by Walter J. Boyne Forge Books (December 25, 2006)

From the first flight of the U-2 to the flashing speed of the famous SR-71 Blackbird, Supersonic Thunder is a portrait of the jet as it comes of age. Aviation genius is personified in famous engineers such as...


Mars

by Leonard David, Andrew Reilly & Ron Howard Blackstone Publishing (October 25, 2016)

An inspiring exploration of the establishment of humans on Mars--tying into the National Geographic television documentary series Mars

The next frontier in space exploration is Mars, the Red Planet--and human...


Mars Rover Curiosity

by Rob Manning, William L. Simon & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (October 21, 2014)

In the course of our enduring quest for knowledge aboutourselves and our universe, we haven't found answers to one of our mostfundamental questions: Does life exist anywhere else in the universe? Ten yearsand...


Roaring Thunder

by Walter J. Boyne Forge Books (March 31, 2007)

The story of the jet age of aviation revolves around remarkable geniuses--including Sir Frank Whittle, the British inventor of the jet engine; Hans von Ohain, a German jet engine designer who comes to work for...


The Book of the Moon

by Maggie Aderin-Pocock Abrams Image (April 08, 2019)

Have you ever wondered if there are seasons on the moon or if space tourism will ever become commonplace? So has Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock. In fact, she earned her nickname "Lunatic" because of her deep fascination...


Apollo

by Zack Scott Abrams Image (May 06, 2019)

July 20, 1969, marked one of the greatest achievements of mankind--the moon landing. In his infographic-packed book, Apollo: A Graphic Guide to Mankind's Greatest Mission, Zack Scott recounts the entire journey...


The Proficient Pilot, Volume 1

by Barry Schiff Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc. (February 13, 1997)

A compilation of Barry Schiff’s monthly column in AOPA Pilot, the popular aviation periodical, these books contain favorite articles from over the years in three volumes that are arranged by subject. These...


Spatial Optimization in Ecological Applications

by John Hof & Michael Bevers Columbia University Press (May 23, 2002)

Whether discussing habitat placement for the northern spotted owl or black-tailed prairie dog or strategies for controlling exotic pests, this book explains how capturing ecological relationships across a landscape...


The Proficient Pilot, Volume 2

by Barry Schiff & Jay Apt Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc. (June 01, 2001)

A compilation of Barry Schiff’s monthly column in AOPA Pilot, the popular aviation periodical, these books contain favorite articles from over the years in three volumes that are arranged by subject. These...


Space Flight: History, Technology, and Operations

by Lance K. Erickson Government Institutes (March 15, 2010)

This book offers a comprehensive look at the history of space exploration, the technology that makes it possible, and the continued efforts that promise to carry us into the future. It goes through the history...


Eight Years to the Moon

by Nancy Atkinson Page Street Publishing (July 01, 2019)

A Behind-the-Scenes Look At NASA's incredible Journey to the Moon

Space journalist and insider Nancy Atkinson weaves together the riveting story of NASA's mission to complete "the greatest adventure on which...


FAR/AIM 2017

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (August 09, 2016)

  • Learn to fly a plane according to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations
  • The most complete guide to the rules of aviation accessible anywhere 
  • Contains all of the information needed to operate safely...


Rotorcraft Flying Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 11, 2011)

The Rotorcraft Flying Handbook is designed as a technical manual for applicants who are preparing for their private, commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter or gyroplane class rating....


Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (November 03, 2009)

Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, created by the Federal Aviation Administration, is the official reference manual for pilots at all levels. An indispensable and invaluable encyclopedia, it deals with...


Glider Flying Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 11, 2011)

This book—prepared by the Federal Aviation Administration—is a resource without equal for glider pilots. Covering components and systems, flight instruments, performance limitations, preflight and ground operations,...


Aviation Instructor's Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (September 01, 2009)

The Aviation Instructor’s Handbook is a world-class educational reference tool developed and designed for ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance instructors. This information-packed...


Plane Sense

by Nightingale Bamford School Skyhorse (January 26, 2011)

Plane Sense is an indispensable, must-have guide for aircraft owners, operators, and all aviation enthusiasts. It highlights the requirements involved in acquiring, owning, operating, and maintaining private...


Powered Parachute Flying Handbook (FAA-H-8083-29)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 28, 2011)

As far back as the twelfth century, people have loved to parachute. From China’s umbrella and Leonardo da Vinci’s pyramid-shaped flying device to the first air-plane jump in 1912, the urge to leap and soar...


Federal Aviation Regulations/Aeronautical Information Manual 2014

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (November 26, 2013)

If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today’s environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the US airspace system....


Seaplane, Skiplane, and Float/Ski Equipped Helicopter Operations Handbook (FAA-H-8083-23-1)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 08, 2011)

From the Federal Aviation Administration, Seaplane, Skiplane, and Float/Ski Equipped Helicopter Operations Handbook provides the most up-to-date, definitive information on piloting water-related aircraft. Along...


Bringing Columbia Home

by Jonathan H. Ward, Michael D. Leinbach, Robert Crippen & Eileen Collins Arcade (January 23, 2018)

Voted the Best Space Book of 2018 by the Space Hipsters

The dramatic inside story of the epic search and recovery operation after the Columbia space shuttle disaster.

On February 1, 2003, Columbia disintegrated...


Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 14, 2011)

The Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook is the official U.S. government guidebook for pilots, flight crews, and airplane mechanics. Beginning with the basic principles of aircraft weight and balance control,...


One Giant Leap

by Charles Fishman Simon & Schuster (June 11, 2019)

The remarkable story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic mission to reach the moon.

President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced...