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KC-135 Simulator Systems Engineering Case Study - Technical Information and Program History
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, 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 KC-135, a short-to-medium range tanker aircraft.
The Spoken Word: Recollections of Dryden History, The Early Years (NASA SP-2003-4530) - Scott Crossfield Interview, Muroc, NACA Research, X-1 Project
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,600. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study covers the early years of what eventually became the Dryden Flight Research Center. It spans the period between the arrival of Walter Williams and the first group of NACA engineers at Muroc in 1946, and ends with the establishment of NASA in 1958.
National Aeronautics Research and Development Plan and Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) Infrastructure Plan - Air Traffic, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), NAS, Hypersonic Flight, Safety
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,240. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two reports by the U.S. government outline current plans for aviation and aeronautics research programs, with input from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Department of Defense (DoD), and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
The Wind and Beyond: A Documentary Journey into the History of Aerodynamics in America, Volume 1 - The Ascent of the Airplane
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 291,000. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Dr. James R. Hansen and his collaborators do more than just document the last century of flight. They go back and expertly trace the historical origins of what made the first heavier-than-air, controlled, powered airplane flight possible on 17 December 1903.
Flying The Friendly Skies 2015
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
"Who's the terrorist?" It's a game Jeanne plays while waiting to fly in this near-future story of airplane travel, where plane security and economy trumps the comfort of travel. You think it's bad now? Just wait...
In Service to the Nation: Air Force Research Institute Strategic Concept for 2018-2023 - U.S. Air Force Strategy Past, Present, and Future, Base Closures, Natural Disaster Threats to Air Force Bases
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,820. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
In this study, the Air Force Research Institute provides its perspective on what the United States Air Force should look like in 2018–2023. This study offers a detailed discussion of the attributes of the Air Force today in order to develop a framework for understanding how the USAF will serve the nation in the future.
Turbulence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Every frequent flyer shares a nightmare—trapped inside a plane in trouble. The key? Don’t think about it. Until you sit next to the wrong woman on the wrong flight on the wrong day…
Exchange Student
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Thrust into prep schools and debutante balls on the Upper East Side, Lexie is ever the outsider. Finally she escapes from Dartmouth to Denmark on exchange, ready to lose herself in the castles and nightclubs of Europe. Ten days into her journey, Lexie's world comes comes crashing down with the twin towers. Will she give up everything her family stands for when her only brother is trapped inside?
Top Tips for Travel by Air - Over 300 Targeted Travel Tips
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Air angst no more! Are you a parent traveling with kids? A pregnant woman planning to fly abroad? A pet owner wanting to take Fido on the plane? A senior? A disabled traveler? A woman traveling alone? This book has targeted advice for all of you. Over 300 tips that will make your next flight smoother.
"We Freeze to Please" - A History of NASA's Icing Research Tunnel and the Quest for Flight Safety (NASA SP-2002-4226)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of NASA research on aircraft icing, a major threat to air safety.