2018-2019 Aviation Collection

We publish a wide range of books for professional practice and student use, covering topics from Human Factors in Aviation to Aviation Management. Browse the full collection of Aviation books, by selecting the subject categories located on this page.

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Unmanned Aviation

  • Legitimacy and Drones

    Investigating the Legality, Morality and Efficacy of UCAVs, 1st Edition

    By Steven J. Barela

    Unmanned combat air vehicles, or in common parlance 'drones', have become a prominent instrument in US efforts to counter an objective (and subjective) cross-border terrorist threat with lethal force. As a result, critical questions abound on the legitimacy of their use. In a series of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Drones

    Safety Risk Management for the Next Evolution of Flight, 1st Edition

    By Harrison G. Wolf

    This book is an everything-included approach to understanding drones, creating an organization around using unmanned aircraft, and outlining the process of safety to protect that program. It is the first-of-a-kind safety-focused text book for unmanned aircraft operations, providing the reader with…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge

  • Legal and Ethical Implications of Drone Warfare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Boyle

    Over the last decade, the U.S., UK Israel and other states have begun to use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for military operations and for targeted killings in places like Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. Worldwide, over 80 governments are developing their own drone programs, and even non-state…

    Hardback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge

  • Drones in Society

    Exploring the strange new world of unmanned aircraft, 1st Edition

    By Ron Bartsch, James Coyne, Katherine Gray

    The integration of drones into society has attracted unprecedented attention throughout the world. The change, for aviation, has been described as being equally as big as the arrival of the jet engine. This book examines the issues that surround this change, for our society and the legal frameworks…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Good Drone

    1st Edition

    By Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert

    While the military use of drones has been the subject of much scrutiny, the use of drones for humanitarian purposes has so far received little attention. As the starting point for this study, it is argued that the prospect of using drones for humanitarian and other life-saving activities has…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Domesticating Drones

    The Technology, Law, and Economics of Unmanned Aircraft, 1st Edition

    By Henry H Perritt, Jr., Eliot O Sprague

    The public debate over civilian use of drones is intensifying. Variously called "unmanned aircraft systems", "unmanned aerial vehicles", "remotely piloted aircraft", or simply "drones", they are available for purchase by anyone for a few hundred to a few thousand dollars. They have strikingly…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge

  • Drones and Responsibility

    Legal, Philosophical and Socio-Technical Perspectives on Remotely Controlled Weapons, 1st Edition

    By Ezio Di Nucci, Filippo Santoni de Sio

    How does the use of military drones affect the legal, political, and moral responsibility of different actors involved in their deployment and design? This volume offers a fresh contribution to the ethics of drone warfare by providing, for the first time, a systematic interdisciplinary discussion…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Drones and the Future of Air Warfare

    The Evolution of Remotely Piloted Aircraft, 1st Edition

    By Michael P. Kreuzer

    This book examines the evolution of airpower and specifically the growth and proliferation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs). While most existing literature examines either the law or ethics of RPAs, and some newer scholarship looks to the battlefield effectiveness (the gains from strikes versus…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies