Handling the Big Jets
'Handling the Big Jets' by D.P. Davies
...this is the famous classic & authoratitive text which has become the definitive 'Bible' for those interested in flying modern heavy jet aircraft. It is a 'must read' for any current or prospective airline pilot.
Written by a former chief test pilot of the United Kingdom Airworthiness Authority it is an invaluable work of reference for all pilots, engineers and enthusiasts.
Flight International Magazine reviewed 'Handling the Big Jets' thus: "this is no dry textbook. It is a tremendous, but notably readable, vade-mecum of jet transport flying qualities and design characteristics intended primarily for pilots who have yet to make the transition to jets, but which is packed with information of value to the most experienced of jet captains."
This book can truly be described as "the best of its kind in the world".
Packed with photographs, line drawings, tables and graphs.
This edition includes chapters on the Boeing 747 and asymetric flight as well as as up-to-date revisions to the text.
Hard. 324 pages.
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