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Revised edition of the author's Buying the big jets, c2007.
A comprehensive treatment of the mechanics of films, coatings, and multilayers, which organizes and condenses key concepts impacting reliability and clearly illustrates their implications for component design. The book provides introductory coverage for the novice, along with easy-to-use software to empower users to simulate cracking a wide variety of applications.
Airline Operations and Management: A Management Textbook is a survey of the airline industry, mostly from a managerial perspective. It integrates and applies the fundamentals of several management disciplines, particularly economics, operations, marketing and finance, in developing the overview of the industry. The focus is on tactical, rather than strategic,...
By Elon Musk
Elon Musk, the South African--born entrepreneur who made his first fortune with Internet companies such as PayPal, has risen to global prominence as the visionary CEO of both Tesla Motors and SpaceX, two companies with self-proclaimed missions to improve life as we know it and better secure the future of...
By Harry Holmes
The story of A.V. Roe and Company Ltd Avro begins in the very earliest years of aviation, only a few years after man's first powered flight. Alliot Verdon Roe was one of Britain's pioneer aviators and in 1910 he founded the company that bears his name. Famous for well-designed, reliable...
Air Cargo Management provides a comprehensive and lively overview of the air cargo industry, which is both economically and strategically important in the field of logistics, world trade and supply chain management. This new edition builds on the success of the previous edition, focusing on the role of air freight...
By Guy Warner
An outstanding biography, exploring the life and times of Neville Florian Usborne, one of the leading lights of early British airship design.