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E-10A MC2A Systems Engineering Case Study - The E-10 Story, Systems Engineering Principles, Multi-role Military Aircraft for AWACS Duty
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the E-10A MC2A program. The Northrop Grumman E-10 MC2A was planned as a multi-role military aircraft.
The Story of Self-Repairing Flight Control Systems: NASA and Air Force Partnership to Test SRFCS Damage Adaptive Technology, Intelligent Flight Control System
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the fascinating story of a little-known futuristic research project which investigated a concept brought to the Dryden Flight Research Center by Kelly Space. Kelly hoped to demonstrate a new approach to satellite launching by towing a rocket to altitude behind a transport airplane.
Touchdown: The Development of Propulsion Controlled Aircraft at NASA Dryden - PCA, Gordon Fullerton, United Air Lines Flight 232 Accident
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This monograph relates the important history of the Propulsion Controlled Aircraft project at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center. Spurred by a number of airplane crashes caused by the loss of hydraulic flight controls, a NASA-industry team lead by Frank W. Burcham and C. Gordon Fullerton developed a way to land an aircraft safely using only engine thrust to control the airplane.
A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog) Systems Engineering Case Study - Close Air Support (CAS) Aircraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,910. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the A-10A Thunderbolt II, manufactured by Fairchild Republic Corp. between 1975 and 1984. It was specifically designed as a Close Air Support (CAS) aircraft.
Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) Systems Engineering Case Study - Laser Transmitter Pointer/Tracker
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) system.
T-6A TEXAN II Systems Engineering Case Study - Derivative of PC-9 Pilatus Aircraft - JPATS Program, Training System, Hawker Beechcraft History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the T-6A Texan II, a derivative of a commercial aircraft, the PC-9, manufactured by Pilatus Aircraft.
Theater Battle Management Core System Systems Engineering Case Study - History and Details of TBMCS Integrated Air Command and Control System
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS) is an integrated air command and control (C2) system that performs standardized, secure, automated air battle planning.
A Cry From the Cold
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,890. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mystery at its best! A plane crashes and two lives collide. An Alaskan bush pilot on the run for 13 years for the murder of the only girl he ever loved. A Chicago police detective dedicated to bringing to justice the one man sought in the death of the young daughter of a powerful senator. But Maggie can’t believe this gentle giant of a mountain man is the same accused man.
Tales of The Wrench - Stories and Verse Inspired By a Life of Aviation Maintenance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,820. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A life in Aviation Maintenance. Chase a runaway tire across an airport, survive a mid-air collision, drop an engine into a lake, press through boredom, travel around the world, and reflect upon the important things. These things and more, explored in story and verse.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Shipboard Operations (FM 1-564) - Army Aviation Unit Operations from Navy and Coast Guard Ships (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,400. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual describes the tactics, techniques, and procedures for use by Army aviation units during operations from Navy and Coast Guard ships.