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Analysis of Navy Hornet Squadron Mishap Costs With Regard to Previously Flown Flight Hours - Statistical Correlation Demonstrated for F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornets at the Macro Level
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Naval aviation is inherently dangerous. Recently, budgetary pressures have reduced flight hours across naval aviation. The author's experience as a naval aviator has allowed him to see that mishaps occur more frequently in a squadron when flight hours are reduced.
Death Spiral: Luftwaffe Airlift Training, Operation Stosser, and Lessons for Modern U.S. Air Force - Highlighting Perils of Cutbacks in Aircraft Training and Proficiency Compared to C-17 Pilot Force
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,900. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the face of shrinking budgets and wartime mission demands, the United States Air Force (USAF) C-17 pilot force endured cutbacks to aircraft training and proficiency over the last fourteen years not unlike those the Luftwaffe endured as World War II progressed.
CassaDawn
Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The prequel to the best-selling Cassa series! A pilot in training... Fighting the odds, Byron is determined to complete Cosbolt training. Poised at the top of his class, only one situation holds him back–his inability to work with anyone in the cockpit. Byron’s excellent piloting skills won’t be enough without a good navigator…
Training to Fly: Military Flight Training 1907 - 1945 - Wright Brothers, Signal Corps Aviation School, Hap Arnold, Glenn Curtis, War Overseas, World War I and II, Aerial Gunnery, Accidents
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 354,970. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this fascinating Air Force book is an institutional history of flight training by the predecessor organizations of the United States Air Force.
I'm a Jet Pilot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Transportation / Aviation
Do you want to know what it feels like to take off and land a Boeing 737 at a busy airport? Or how about flying an F-18 Hornet at more than a thousand miles an hour? Ride with young Chris Galloway in the jump seat of the 737 as the pilot and co-pilot run through their pre-flight checks before jamming the throttles forward and roaring down the runway. Then take a tour of the real Top Gun school and
His Wind Beneath My Wings
Price: Free! Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014 by Aneko Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Lessons and experiences shared from this Christian pilot's own mishaps and pilot training experience.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force Aircrew Training, Aircrew Standardization / Evaluation Program Instructions
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This instruction implements AFPD 10-2, Readiness, AFPD 11-2, Aircraft Rules and Procedures, and AFPD 11-4, Aviation Service. It establishes the USAF aircrew training program that supports Air Force objectives and is applicable to all units.
A Brief History of Vance AFB and the 71st Flying Training Wing - Training America's Best Pilots For 66 Years - Lineage and Honors, Stations, Aircraft, Decorations, Commanders
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,680. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since November 1941, Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma has trained America's military aviators to fly for the United States. Today, Vance is home to the U.S. Air Force's only Joint Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training program as well as instructing the Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals course. In all, the wing trains more than 410 Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and allied student pilots.
Principles of Flight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This article covers 3 very important principles of flight and is aimed at private pilots. It covers the use of throttle and yoke to control climb and air speed. Confusing these two can lead to hard landings and bad instrument approaches. The second principle describes why one should ALWAYS file for an alternate. The third principle is about awareness and always knowing just where you are.