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Night Flights

By Philip Reeve
  • ISBN Code: : 1407186752
  • Publisher : Scholastic
  • Pages : 176
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Return to the world of Mortal Engines in this new book of three short stories about the rebellious young aviatrix, Anna Fang, illustrated by Ian McQue. A key character in the Mortal Engines book and film, this is your chance to learn more of her past. Night Flights includes Traction City, the 2011 World Book Day Book by Philip Reeve.

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  • Pdf File: monitoring-metabolic-status.pdf

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The U.S. military’s concerns about the individual combat service member’s ability to avoid performance degradation, in conjunction with the need to maintain both mental and physical capabilities in highly stressful situations, have led to and interest in developing methods by which commanders can monitor the status of the combat service members in the field. This report examines appropriate biological markers, monitoring technologies currently available and in need of development, and appropriate algorithms to interpret the data obtained in order to provide information for command decisions relative to the physiological “readiness†of each combat service member. More specifically, this report also provides responses to questions posed by the military relative to monitoring the metabolic regulation during prolonged, exhaustive efforts, where nutrition/hydration and repair mechanisms may be mismatched to intakes and rest, or where specific metabolic derangements are present.

Sustainable Aviation Futures

By
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  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Book Code : 1781905967
  • Total of Pages : 250
  • Category : Transportation
  • Members : 349
  • Pdf File: sustainable-aviation-futures.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This volume brings together some of the leading names in global aviation policy research to provide a unique and ground breaking synthesis of current debates on sustainable aviation.

FAR/AIM 2022: Up-to-Date FAA Regulations / Aeronautical Information Manual

By Federal Aviation Administration
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1510771018
  • Total of Pages : 1176
  • Category : Transportation
  • Members : 572
  • Pdf File: far-aim-2022.pdf

Book Short Summary:

All the Information You Need to Operate Safely in US Airspace, Fully Updated If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In the newest edition of the FAR/AIM, all regulations, procedures, and illustrations are brought up to date to reflect current federal regulations and FAA data, policies, and advisories. This handy reference book is an indispensable resource for members of the aviation community, as well as for aspiring pilots looking to get a solid background in the rules, requirements, and procedures of flight. Not only does this manual present current FAA information, it also includes: A guide for specific pilot training certifications and ratings A pilot/controller glossary Standard instrument procedures Parachute operations Airworthiness standards for aircraft and parts Flight and pilot school information Important FAA contact details This is the most complete guide to the rules of aviation available anywhere. Don’t take off without the FAR/AIM!

Dive Bomber: Learning To Fly The Navy’s Fighting Planes

By Lt.-Cmdr. Robert A. Winston
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  • Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
  • Book Code : 1786256576
  • Total of Pages : 153
  • Category : History
  • Members : 148
  • Pdf File: dive-bomber.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Seized by an urge to learn flying Robert Alexander Winston would not be put off by the high fees charged by the private firms; he decided to join the nascent Naval Air Service in 1935. In this fast paced, witty and engaging memoir he describes his time spent as a Naval Cadet in learning to fly at the NAS Pensacola. He passed his carrier qualification aboard USS Saratoga, before being assigned to Fighting Squadron 6 flying off the USS Enterprise. His four term hitch in the Navy ended in 1939 and he entered the Naval Reserve. Robert A. Winston was born in Washington, Indiana, in 1907 and graduated from Indiana University. He worked for The New York Times and The New York News for five years before starting flight training with the navy in 1935. He flew in fighting squadrons on both coasts and as an instructor at Pensacola, and he wrote about his initial aviation training in Dive Bomber, published in 1939 when Winston held the rank of lieutenant. In his second book, Aces Wild, he chronicled his experiences in Europe during 1939-40 as a test pilot accompanying a consignment of fighters destined for Finland. Back on active duty in the United States, he served as a flight instructor, then in the public relations office in Washington, D.C. After the attack on Pearl Harbor he was assigned to combat duty in the Pacific, which he recounts in Fighting Squadron, published in 1946 when Winston was a commander. At the end of the war he was serving on Admiral Nimitz’s staff on Guam. From there he moved to Stockholm, where he served as the naval air attaché.

Manuals Combined: U.S. Army Aviation Pilot Aircrew FLIGHT HELMET SPH-4 & SPH-4B & HGU-56/P & FIRE CONTROL SUBSYSTEM, HELMET-DIRECTED XM128 / XM136 Technical Manuals

By
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Jeffrey Frank Jones
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 994
  • Category :
  • Members : 938
  • Pdf File: manuals-combined.pdf

Book Short Summary:

994 total pages ... Includes the following titles: 1. TECHNICAL MANUAL OPERATOR'S AND AVIATION UNIT MAINTENANCE MANUAL INCLUDING REPAIR PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS LIST FOR HELMET, FLYER'S: SPH-4B, updated to 30 June 1994, 109 pages 2. OPERATOR'S AND ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE MANUAL INCLUDING REPAIR PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS LIST HELMET, FLYER'S PROTECTIVE Model SPH-4, Regular, NSN 8415-00-144-4981; Model SPH-4, Extra Large, NSN 8415-00-144-4985, updated to 18 January 1994, 254 pages 3. OPERATOR’S AND AVIATION UNIT MAINTENANCE MANUAL INCLUDING REPAIR PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS LIST HELMET, AIRCREW INTEGRATED, HGU-56/P, updated to 15 May 2000, 215 pages And 4. OPERATOR'S AND ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE MANUAL INCLUDING REPAIR PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS LIST FIRE CONTROL SUBSYSTEM, HELMET-DIRECTED XM128 P/N 2277716-00 NSN 1270-00-122-9449 AND FIRE CONTROL SUBSYSTEM, HELMET-DIRECTED XM136 P/N 2277716-01 NSN 1270-01-041-3767 CURRENT AS OF 10 JULY 1981, 416 pages Table of Contents for the SPH-4B only: CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION AND GENERAL INFORMATION Section I Equipment Description and Data CHAPTER 2 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Section I. Description and Use of Operator's Controls and Indicators Section II. Operation Under Usual Conditions Section III. Operator's Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services Section IV. Troubleshooting CHAPTER 3 - MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS Section I. Helmet Sizing and Fitting Section II. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services Section III. Troubleshooting Section IV. Cleaning Section V. Aviation Unit Maintenance Procedures APPENDIX A - REFERENCES APPENDIX B - MAINTENANCE ALLOCATION CHART APPENDIX C - REPAIR PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS LIST APPENDIX D - EXPENDABLE SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS LIST

Poland, SOE and the Allies

By Jozef Garlinski
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1000459551
  • Total of Pages : 250
  • Category : History
  • Members : 194
  • Pdf File: poland-soe-and-the-allies.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book, first published in 1969, discusses objectively the tragic wartime position of Poland, having both the Nazis and Soviets as enemies – the war opened with the country being invaded by both. The book examines the work of the Polish underground army (Home Army) and its cooperation with SOE in providing intelligence of German movements – plans for attacking the Soviet Union, and experiments with V2 rockets. It also gives special attention to the Warsaw Rising and the political and military problems connected with it.

The Supreme Court and Benign Elite Democracy in Japan

By Hiroshi Itoh
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317014596
  • Total of Pages : 360
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 791
  • Pdf File: the-supreme-court-and-benign-elite-democracy-in-japan.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Constitution of Japan has served the country for more than half a century, creating and maintaining a stable and functional democratic system. This book innovatively interprets Japanese politics as a ’benign elite democracy’ whilst demonstrating the Supreme Court's vital contribution to the political structure. In The Supreme Court and Benign Elite Democracy in Japan, Hiroshi Itoh presents the first empirical study of judicial decision making under Japan's Constitution. He examines the Supreme Court’s records regarding the protection of civil rights and liberties, the preservation of the conformity of lower levels of laws and regulations to the Constitution, and the maintenance of the Court's relationships to the political branches. The analysis of these three aspects of constitutional litigation reveal how the Supreme Court contributes to the efficacy of constitutional democracy by keeping the system adaptable to the ever-changing environment in and around Japan.

Soldier: a Memoir

By Neal Griffin
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1524625132
  • Total of Pages : 722
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 435
  • Pdf File: soldier.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This memoir records my life during twenty years of military service. It begins when I was eighteen and joined the army and ends when I retired at thirty-eight. It describes my flaws, struggles, successes, failures, weaknesses, and insecurities as I face the challenges of military service. At the same time, it examines the relationship between two kids that got married too young. It describes their struggles and failures during the turmoil of army life, many overseas moves, raising kids, loneliness from frequent and long separations, and the results.

Service-Oriented Computing - ICSOC 2007 Workshops

By Matei Ripeanu
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 3540938516
  • Total of Pages : 454
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 178
  • Pdf File: service-oriented-computing-icsoc-2007-workshops.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This volume includes the proceedings of all the ?ve workshops that were held as part of the International Conference on Service-Oriented Systems 2007 (ICSOC 2007): – Mashups 2007: First International Workshop on Web APIs and Services Mashups – NFPSLA-SOC 2007: Workshop on Non-Functional Properties and Service Level Agreements in Service-Oriented Computing – SeMSoc 2007: Second International SeMSoC Workshop Business-Oriented Aspects Concerning Semantics and Methodologies in Service-Oriented Computing – TSOA 2007: First International Workshop on Telecom Service-Oriented Architectures – WESOA2007:ThirdInternationalWorkshoponEngineeringService-Oriented Applications: Analysis, Design and Composition These workshops o?ered interesting presentations and discussions on a wide rangeofhottopicsinservice-orientedcomputing:developmentofmashups,m- agement of non-functional properties and service level agreements, engineering approaches, and semantic methodologies. Also, the crucial application domain of telecom services and service architectures was investigated. The ?ve workshops were selected out of eight submissions. During the - lection process we encouraged the merging of workshop proposals with similar scope. We are grateful to all workshop organizers. Without their valuable ideas and support the workshop sessions at ICSOC as well as this volume would not have been possible. We also thank all authors for their active participation in the events, for the quality of their papers, and for being patient with us during the long process of compilation of this volume.