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Genesis of the Jet - Frank Whittle and the invention of the Jet Engine Genesis of the Jet - Frank Whittle and the invention of the Jet Engine
This is the human and dramatic story of one of the greatest inventors of all time and his name is immortalised in the annals of aviation technology. His superhuman fight to establish and develop his project is the theme of this book, the result of long research and collaboration with the inventor. Although gagged for decades by the secrecy of the wartime period the story is now told in full and these revelations provide a fascinating insight into the attitudes of the wartime government resulting in one of the greatest inventions of all time being offered freely around the world. Soft. 272 pages.
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Avionics for the Pilot Avionics for the Pilot
'Avionics for the Pilot' by Joe Johnston
...here is a straightforward introduction, clear of technical jargan, to the complexities of the many radio and navigational systems that are commonly used on aircraft. It provides a fundamental overview of the principles and operation of many instruments and aids found aboard all types and sizes of aeroplane.

Starting with radio communications systems such as VHF and HF, in-flight interphone and Flight Data Recorder Systems the book progresses to avionic navigation systems, instrument landing, radio altimeter and marker receiver systems.
Air Traffic Control, transponders and weather radar precede the final chapter which evaluates likely future developments.

Photographs and drawings throughout.

Soft. 256 pages.
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Aircraft Systems for Pilots by Dale de Remer Aircraft Systems for Pilots by Dale de Remer
Information has been collated from a range of sources to provide a comprehensive overview of basic aircraft systems. The text includes an explanation of the fundamentals of physical matter and mechanics and detailed study of each system, providing the pilot with sufficient knowledge to progress to increasingly complex aircraft. Subjects covered include: Reciprocating Engines - Engine Lubrication - Propellers & Governors - Fuel Systems - Power Management - Turbocharging - Pressurization - Electrical Systems - Hydraulic Systems - De-icing - Aircraft Structures and Flight Controls -Weight & Balance and Instruments.
Soft. 441 pages.
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Aircraft Electrical Systems by J.E. Bygate Aircraft Electrical Systems by J.E. Bygate
A Jeppesen Sanderson training product. Providing familiarisation with the types of electrical systems that are in general use in light aircraft (both Single and Twin engine). The book is aimed at aircraft technicians and it is assumed that the reader has a basic understanding of electrical fundamentals. Subjects covered include: Single Engine Electrical Systems - Power Distribution Systems - Secondary Power Supplies - Alternator Systems - Twin Engine Electrical Systems - Battery Control Circuits - Starter Control Systems - Generator Controls - Reverse Current Relays - Alternator Systems - Lighting Systems - Troubleshooting. Illustrated throughout with wiring schematics from a variety of aircraft. Soft. 117 pages.
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Aircraft Electrical Systems by E.H.J. Pallett Aircraft Electrical Systems by E.H.J. Pallett
The latest edition of this established text continues to provide up-to-date information on the operating principles and applications of the systems used in the aircraft for the generation distribution and utilisation of electrical power. The fundamental principles of electricity and the systems and equipment used in a wide range of current aircraft are all reviewed. Intended as a course book for students wishing to obtain an Aircraft Maintenance Engineers licence. Hard. 231 pages.
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Jet Engines - Fundamentals of Theory, Design and Operation Jet Engines - Fundamentals of Theory, Design and Operation
An excellent reference book for aviation professionals and enthusiasts who wish to broaden their knowledge of jet engine technology and its associated subjects.

It provides a comprehensive explanation of the components that constitute a gas turbine aero-engine, examining both the design and function of all engine parts.

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The Development of Jet and Turbine Aero Engines by Bill Gunston The Development of Jet and Turbine Aero Engines by Bill Gunston
Jet and Gas-Turbine engines are used to power the largest and heaviest transport aircraft, the highest flying reconnaissance aeroplanes and the fastest and most agile fighters - this form of propulsion has become one of mans most useful and successful inventions. This book is written in simple language (suitable for those without an engineering background) by a popular and highly regarded aviation author to detail how jet and gas-turbine engines and their derivatives work, and explains the differences between jet, gas-turbine, rocket, ramjet, turboprop and helicopter turboshaft engines. With photographs, line drawings and graphs throughout. Hard. 224 pages.
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Aircraft Instruments and Integrated Systems by E.H.J. Pallett Aircraft Instruments and Integrated Systems by E.H.J. Pallett
This book provides a wealth of information covering all aspects of operating principles and constructional features of the instrumentation and integrated systems required for the flight handling and navigation of aircraft, including the performance monitoring of their relevant powerplants. All the instruments and systems detailed are representative of those installed in a range of civil aircraft types currently in service. With schematic diagrams, photographs, tables and appendices for easy reference. Soft. 439 pages.
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Understanding Radar by Henry W. Cole Understanding Radar by Henry W. Cole
This book is designed to give radar users a better understanding and insight into how radars work, their problems and the solutions provided by radar engineering. Both primary and secondary radar are covered in comprehensive detail. This revised edition explains many new developments, including tracking by radar, alternative modern radar techniques (synthetic aperture arrays etc.), an update on Mode 'S' secondary surveillance radar and over-the-horizon radars. A comprehensive work of reference for anybody interested in radar. Hard. 329 pages.
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Aircraft Powerplants by Kroes & Wild Aircraft Powerplants by Kroes & Wild
This large and authoriative tome has been compiled to provide aviation students and pilots alike with theoretical and practical knowledge for FAA engineering exams and as a general but detailed guide of turbine-engine theory and nomenclature. Additional current models of turbofan, turboprop and turboshaft engines have been included. Information on turbine-engine fuel, oil and ignition systems has been expanded into seperate chapters. Material on propellers, including information on composite propellers, dynamic propeller balancing and auxilliary propeller systems is incuded. Throughout the text, a special emphasis has been placed on the integration of information on how individual components and systems operate together. Photographs, line drawings and tables throughout. Soft. 694 pages.
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Aircraft Systems - Understanding your Aeroplane Aircraft Systems - Understanding your Aeroplane
Focused on practical value to the pilot this book takes you on a thoroughly illustrated tour of the systems that make the aeroplane work.

It gives step-by-step procedures and troubleshooting tips that improve safety and cut risk, no matter what the situation.
Full of life-saving information and delivering the critical, confidence building guidance that you'll rely on every time you enter the cockpit.

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How a Jet Engine Works - DVD - 'Simplicity Itself' - How a Jet Engine Works - DVD - 'Simplicity Itself' -
This is a unique recording on DVD that is professionally produced and details how a jet engine works.

With clear voice over and colour moving images it provides a sound insight into the principles and operation of the jet engine.

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The Magic of the Name - The Rolls Royce Story by Peter Pugh The Magic of the Name - The Rolls Royce Story by Peter Pugh
This unique book tells the fascinating story of the first forty years of Britain's most prestigious manufacturer - Rolls Royce - a company whose record of achievements is part of the history of the twentieth century. It is a story of genius, skill hard work and dedication which gave the world both cars and engines unrivalled in their excellence. Researched from the company's archives, Peter Pugh's definitive account contains hitherto unpublished material about the history of Rolls-Royce. It is richly illustrated with photographs mostly from the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust's collection, many of which have previously been published. Hard. 340 pages.
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Aircraft Electricity & Electronics Aircraft Electricity & Electronics
The material covered in this book includes the information necessary for the certification of Airframe and Powerplants Technicians.

It expands well beyond this basic information however, providing an in-depth study of both ac and dc systems for virtually all varieties of aircraft.
This book has been written to take students through the fundamentals of electronics theory and on to the study of aircraft digital control systems and is internationally recognised as a leading source of study and information relating to aircraft electricity and electronics.
Integrated into the text are various examples of troubleshooting techniques as they apply to aircraft systems.

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