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            Women in Aviation

            Women in Aviation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hale, Julian

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            Women have always been involved with aviation and this book examines the roles of British and American women throughout the history of flight. It will highlight the earliest female aviators and women working in wartime munition factories, as well as the trailblazers of the inter-...war period such as Amy Johnson and Amelia Earhart. The experience of women in aviation during the Second World War, including those flying with the Air Transport Auxiliary and the American Women Airforce Service Pilots, will also be examined. The post-war years are also covered and emphasise the growth in participation by women in both civil and military spheres of aviation. By the last decades of the twentieth century, women had progressed even further, undertaking many of the jobs previously reserved for men, including space flight and combat flying.
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            ISBN 9781784423636
            Released NZ 15 Jul 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Shire Library
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            Many a Close Run Thing
             

            Many a Close Run Thing (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Enright, Tom

            • RRP: $39.99
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            "Planes were rarely seen above the small Central Otago sheep-farming town of Ranfurly in the 1940s. Yet as a young boy, Tom Enright had a fascination with the skies that quickly developed into a longing to become a pilot. He joined the RNZAF as an engineer in 1951, and was sent t...o England at just 16 to attend the revered Royal Air Force college in Cranwell. Returning to New Zealand to join the Vampire fighter squadron in Ohakea, Tom became a famed member of the RNZAF aerobatic team. Later he became a flying commander at Wigram air base, before captaining a Sunderland flying boat to isolated communities in the vast South Pacific, often to the upper limits of the plane's endurance. From the near-catastrophic opening of Wellington airport to flying Boeing 747s into the world's biggest airports, this is Tom Enright's story of the mishaps, misadventures and high-altitude drama of a 45-year flying career"--Back cover.
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            ISBN 9781775541431
            Published NZ 17 Jun 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Many a Close Run Thing
               

            Many a Close Run Thing (EPUB ebook)

            By Enright, Tom

            "Planes were rarely seen above the small Central Otago sheep-farming town of Ranfurly in the 1940s. Yet as a young boy, Tom Enright had a fascination with the skies that quickly developed into a longing to become a pilot. He joined the RNZAF as an engineer in 1951, and was sent t...o England at just 16 to attend the revered Royal Air Force college in Cranwell. Returning to New Zealand to join the Vampire fighter squadron in Ohakea, Tom became a famed member of the RNZAF aerobatic team. Later he became a flying commander at Wigram air base, before captaining a Sunderland flying boat to isolated communities in the vast South Pacific, often to the upper limits of the plane's endurance. From the near-catastrophic opening of Wellington airport to flying Boeing 747s into the world's biggest airports, this is Tom Enright's story of the mishaps, misadventures and high-altitude drama of a 45-year flying career"--Back cover.
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            ISBN 9781775491743
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            Language en
            Published NZ 17 Jun 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins
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            Distributed Cognition and Reality: How Pilots and Crews Make Decisions

            Distributed Cognition and Reality: How Pilots and Crews Make Decisions (Paperback)

            By Plant, Katherine L.; Stanton, Professor Neville A.

            • RRP: $127.00
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            Distributed Cognition and Reality puts theory into practice, as the first book to show how to apply the Perceptual Cycle Model in aviation decision making. Based on case studies, critical incident interviews and live observations in cockpits, the authors develop a new way to unde...rstand how pilots and crews make decisions. This book will be useful for practitioners involved in accident and incident investigations and decision-making training, researchers and students within the disciplines of Aviation, Human Factors, Ergonomics, Engineering, Computer Science, and Psychology. Dr Katherine L Plant is a New Frontiers Fellow in Human Factors Engineering at the University of Southampton in the UK. In 2014 she was awarded the Honourable Company of Air Pilots Prize for Aviation Safety Research. Professor Neville A Stanton holds the Chair in Human Factors Engineering at the University of Southampton in the UK. In 2007 The Royal Aeronautical Society awarded him the Hodgson Medal for his work on flight-deck safety.
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            ISBN 9780367882075
            Released NZ 20 Dec 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Women in Aviation
             

            Women in Aviation (EPUB ebook)

            By Hale, Julian

            Amy Johnson and Amelia Earhart may be the most famous trailblazing women within the world of early aviation, but there were many others. From the Wright brothers' sister Katherine, who was awarded the Legion d'honneur, to Mary, Lady Heath, the first woman to pilot a light aircraf...t from South Africa to England, the history of aviation is peppered with pioneering women who broke down the barriers of this male-dominated field. This is the story of those female aviators: not only the widely celebrated records of Johnson and Earhart, but also the now lesser-known exploits of those such as Mary, Lady Bailey, who was awarded an OBE in 1930. This essential guide also covers the new opportunities carved out for women during the Second World War, the age of space flight and women's ongoing work in aviation in the modern age of equality.
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            ISBN 9781784423643
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            Released NZ 27 Jun 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Shire Library
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            FAR/AIM 2020: Up-to-Date FAA Regulations / Aeronautical Information Manual
               

            FAR/AIM 2020: Up-to-Date FAA Regulations / Aeronautical Information Manual (EPUB ebook)

            By Aviation Administration, Federal

            • RRP: $84.99
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            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 today's environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the US airspace syst...em. In the newest edition of the FAR/AIM, all regulations, procedures, and illustrations are brought up to date to reflect current FAA data. 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 training. Not only does this manual present all the current FAA regulations, it also includes: A study guide for specific pilot training certifications and ratingsA pilot/controller glossaryStandard instrument proceduresParachute operationsAirworthiness standards for products and partsThe NASA Aviation Safety reporting formImportant FAA contact informationThis is the most complete guide to the rules of aviation available anywhere. Don't take off without the FAR/AIM!
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            ISBN 9781510750838
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            Released NZ 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series FAR/AIM Federal Aviation Regulations
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            Improving Aviation Performance through Applying Engineering Psychology: Advances in Aviation Psychology, Volume 3
             

            Improving Aviation Performance through Applying Engineering Psychology: Advances in Aviation Psychology, Volume 3 (Hardback)

            Edited by Vidulich, Michael A.; Tsang, Pamela S.

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            This volume is a collection of expanded papers selected from the 19th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology (ISAP) that was held May 8-11, 2017.

            ISBN 9781138588639
            Released NZ 26 Mar 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            English in Global Aviation: Context, Research, and Pedagogy

            English in Global Aviation: Context, Research, and Pedagogy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Friginal, Eric; Mathews, Elizabeth; Roberts, Jennifer

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            Taking students and instructors step by step through the major issues surrounding the use of English in the aviation industry, this book provides a clear introduction to turning research into practice in the field of English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and a valuable case study o...f applied linguistics in action. With both cutting-edge research and evidence-based practice, the authors, all experts in this field, explore the critical role of English in aviation across a variety of contexts. These include the national and global policies impacting training and language assessment for pilots, air-traffic controllers, ground staff and students. Focusing on a very important but not well addressed area of ESP research and pedagogy, this book uses a range of corpus-based findings, simulator transcripts, and related research to provide an effective and efficient analysis of the language needs of the aviation industry and an extended look at linguistic principles in action. With case studies, transcriptions, radiotelephony and a clear breakdown of the common vocabulary and phrasal patterns of aviation discourse, the book offers students and teachers an insight into the requirements and challenges of successful intercultural communication in this industry, as well as clarifying how to teach, develop and assess aviation English language courses.
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            ISBN 9781350059313
            Released NZ 14 Nov 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Lion of the RAF: The Extraordinary Life of George Beamish, Second World War Hero and Rugby Star
              

            The Lion of the RAF: The Extraordinary Life of George Beamish, Second World War Hero and Rugby Star (Hardback)

            By McElhinney, Paul; Foreword by McBride, Willie John

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            The incredible true story of Air Marshal Sir George Robert Beamish, KCB, CBE - a man who played rugby for Ireland and the British & Irish Lions before becoming a leading light of the RAF during the Second World War, and a senior commander in the years following the war.

            ISBN 9781445690612
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2019
            Publisher Amberley Publishing
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            English in Global Aviation: Context, Research, and Pedagogy
              

            English in Global Aviation: Context, Research, and Pedagogy (Hardback)

            By Friginal, Eric; Mathews, Elizabeth; Roberts, Jennifer

            • Imp. $365.99
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            Taking students and instructors step by step through the major issues surrounding the use of English in the aviation industry, this book provides a clear introduction to turning research into practice in the field of English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and a valuable case study o...f applied linguistics in action. With both cutting-edge research and evidence-based practice, the authors, all experts in this field, explore the critical role of English in aviation across a variety of contexts. These include the national and global policies impacting training and language assessment for pilots, air-traffic controllers, ground staff and students. Focusing on a very important but not well addressed area of ESP research and pedagogy, this book uses a range of corpus-based findings, simulator transcripts, and related research to provide an effective and efficient analysis of the language needs of the aviation industry and an extended look at linguistic principles in action. With case studies, transcriptions, radiotelephony and a clear breakdown of the common vocabulary and phrasal patterns of aviation discourse, the book offers students and teachers an insight into the requirements and challenges of successful intercultural communication in this industry, as well as clarifying how to teach, develop and assess aviation English language courses.
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            ISBN 9781350059306
            Released NZ 14 Nov 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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