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61 books

  1. Handling In-flight Emergencies

    By Jerry A. Eichenberger

    Most in-flight emergencies can be safely resolved if the pilot has the proper training and mental attitude. This information-packed manual for private and recreational pilots, flight instructors, and students describes a variety of procedures you can use to pre-empt or successfully cope with almost any emergency situation. Emphasizing the importance of preflight preparation and awareness of changing flight conditions, author Jerry A. Eichenberger, a commercial pilot and flight instructor, explai

    • Published on 1995
    • 201 pages

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  2. They Called it Pilot Error

    By Robert L. Cohn

    Aircraft and the three-dimensional environment in which they operate are not user-friendly for human beings. As a result, developing and maintaining the proficiencies necessary to safely and efficiently fly an airplane or helicopter are difficult, time-consuming, and costly. Flight training has barely progressed beyond the basics, perhaps because of a typical pilot's limited time and money. Training remains a sort of crash course in not crashing, with almost exclusive concentration on physically

    • Published on 1994
    • 330 pages

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  3. Air Disaster

    By Macarthur Job

    You are there on the flight deck as ten major airline accidents unfold in concise and spellbinding detail. The fascinating, ongoing story of how international passenger jet flying has developed through tragedy to become safer than walking down the street! Why these airliners crashed and the valuable lessons learned are fully revealed in this informative book. 

    • Published on 1994
    • 155 pages

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  4. Air Disaster

    By Macarthur Job

    Covers the period from 1977-1991.  14 aircraft disasters analysed.

    • Published on 1996
    • 218 pages

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  5. Air Disaster

    By Macarthur Job

    This in-depth book analyses 18 individual air crashes and provides a detailed and descriptive text for each incident. Specially commissioned illustrations and artwork by noted Australian aviation artist, Matthew Tesch, fill this dynamic collection.  77 maps and diagrams.

    • Published on 1994
    • 183 pages

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  6. Airspaces

    By David Pascoe and John Pascoe

    This book argues that 'airspace' – the transitional area between check-in desk and baggage carousel – must be regarded as a discrete destination on any map of our age.   Not so much about planes as the human interaction with flying and travel, from the architecture of airports, to films, historical events, advertising, disasters etc.

    • Published on 2001
    • 303 pages

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  7. Australia's Flying Doctors

    By Roger McDonald

    Pictorial history of the Flying Doctor, from John Flynn's initial concept to the service in the early 1990's.  Remote locations, bases, accidents, planes, people, and personal stories.  Coffee table size book.

    • Published on 1994
    • 163 pages

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  8. --from the Dawn of Aviation

    By John Stackhouse

    Copiously illustrated history of major Australian airline from its origins in Western Queensland in 1920 to its privatisation in 1995. Discusses topics such as the first international flights, the role of Qantas in WWII, and the introduction of jet aircraft. Author is a journalist and former war correspondent, who worked for Qantas from 1964-1969 and also has acted as a consultant for other airlines.

    • Published on 1995
    • 224 pages

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  9. The Diary of Jack Flyer

    By Tim Heylbut

    The story of Jack Flyer, a young man who taught himself to fly the early ultralights in the 1980's and made the mistakes we are all familiar with.  A gripping, candid tale in the form of a diary, set in rural Victoria, Australia.

    • Published on 2015
    • 120 pages

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  10. Lindbergh

    By A. Scott Berg

    Biography of Charles A. Lindbergh (1902-1974), An aviation record breaker, idolised by Americans, his personal life was as challenging as his flying, from the kidnapping of his child, to his support for the Nazis during WWII, to his death from cancer.

    • Published on 1998
    • 628 pages

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